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36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good service to match beer was cold beautiful ambiance and for history it’s was amazing great little inn to visit young and old need to stop and enjoy the whole area for a day parking was easy

Thank Jamey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for lunch this time. Had a mouthwatering burger and the best Reuben ever. If you can visit in the evening they have live music in the tavern every evening. Essex is a cute New England town with lots of shops. Great for...More

Thank Julie N
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julie - We're delighted you enjoyed your experience at 'The Gris' and in Essex! Every night brings different entertainment and every season brings a different feel to Essex and our place! Thanks for visiting - we hope you'll come back again!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Griswold Inn is a lovely old place in the very charming town of Essex, CT. The staff are extremely nice and accommodating. The room itself was fine, and the A/C was good on a a hot summer day. I didn't spend much time in...More

Thank Jim M
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jim - thank you for visiting! We hope you'll be back and have the opportunity to spend more time at the Inn: all modesty aside, there's so much to enjoy right on premise! We have our award-winning Tap Room where lively music rings out...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The Gris is just such a nice place. The staff is incredibly kind and accommodating. The rooms are large and comfortable. The bathrooms are on the smaller side, but the way they decorate, makes them seem large. The breakfast buffet is simple but nice. It...More

Thank Alexandra O
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings from The Gris, Alexandra! We're delighted you enjoyed a wonderful experience with us and we appreciate your ringing endorsement which may be helpful to others considering a stay with us! Thank you for visiting - we hope you'll return for more! With Gratitude, The...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Spent a lovely evening at the Griswold Inn! We stayed in a suite across the street from the main building which was spacious and had a little porch. The only problem was that the headboard of the bed is against the wall of the shop...More

Thank Kelly M
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks so much for choosing The Griswold Inn: we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will return! The Fenwick Suite/#36 is quite private but does share a wall with a storage area to our store: although our store opens at...More

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Located in the picturesque and historic village of Essex, Connecticut, The Griswold Inn is a destination experience. With 33 guest rooms, unique shopping, historic dining, a stunning wine bar featuring a ...More tapas-style culinary experience, and an award-winning taproom voted "Best Bar" over and over by Esquire Magazine and countless others, the 'Gris' offers visitors an authentic and spirited adventure. Come make your own history here. The oldest continually operated inn in America. Fine Food, Spirits and Lodging....Since 1776! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
USD 218 - USD 246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Griswold Hotel Essex
Location
United States > Connecticut > Essex
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
USD 218 - USD 246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Griswold Hotel Essex
Location
United States > Connecticut > Essex
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309allan
24 June 2017|
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My room did not
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Lori G
17 June 2017|
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Response from Innkeeper1776 | Property representative |
Sorry to say - there are no laundry facilities for guests on property. Essex Laundry, however, is within 5 minutes from the Inn.
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"We’ve only eaten here. Never stayed."
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"No elevator access to upper rooms, if stairs are an issue for you."
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"The room attached to the shop is super spacious, has a gas fireplace, but was noisy in the morning."
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"If you want to sleep, do not choose the room above the bar"
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