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Griswold Inn

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  • Excellent52%
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“wine bar”(36 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated immediately at 5:30pm and was shown a table in the library near the fireplace... very nice. We reviewed the menu but decided on the house special for that evening which was the Taste of Middlesex - 3 course meal offered that night....More

Thank Amberjack03
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your visit! The Taste of Middlesex/Taste of The Gris was certainly a value and how about that Griddled Apple Bread Pudding à la Mode with whiskey-caramel drizzle - over the top! That stated, there's always "delicious" on the menu! :)

Reviewed 4 January 2018

After a stressful day, I love visiting the Tap Room. Last evening, we had the pleasure of listening to Francine play the piano; she is an amazing pianist. Last night, we met a new Server, Gabe who was awesome. During Happy Hour, he was the...More

Thank marvinbrown5578
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your comments. We're so glad you enjoyed your experience and really appreciate you recognizing Gabe and Francine in this way: "amazing" and "awesome" - pretty high praise! :) If you stop in on another afternoon, Thursday or Friday, you will enjoy 'cocktail...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We just had one night at the Griswold but really enjoyed our stay. The room was lovely and overall the staff were great.The room had everything we needed but there is no TV which may be an issue for some. We found reception staff very...More

Thank lovechristmastime
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I grew up one town up the Connecticut from Essex and must of passed the Gris a thousand times as a young person. On a recently trip, I decided to treat myself to a night at the Inn. What an experience! The atmosphere, the decor,...More

Thank E9930OCgeorges
Reviewed 21 December 2017

On a day trip to historic Essex during the holiday season, my wife and I dropped into the Griswold Inn for lunch. In addition to the colonial atmosphere, the service and the food were outstanding! Plenty of options on the menu. We enjoyed the potato...More

Thank John M
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 182 - USD 224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 182 - USD 224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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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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"If it is windy take a room in the rear of the hotel."
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"Essex is a quiet, quaint, charming town that slows down to a whisper by 9:00 pm. Noise is not a problem."
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"Enjoy the brunch!!!"
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"If looking for quiet, ask to be away from the taproom."
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