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Griswold Inn

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“wine bar”(36 reviews)
“new england”(42 reviews)
“tap room”(42 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic historic Inn for lunch. We sat in "the library" room which had a roaring fireplace on a chilly afternoon. The menu has specials on one side that change every week or so and regular items on the other side that remain constant. Lots of...More

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Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Beautifully old and rugged Inn - they've been serving and caring for guests since the Revolution - and they have a hoppin' pub too. Food is delicious, some classic, some new, and then you move over to the Pub for a wild night of music,...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we only live about an hour and a half away, we stayed one night for a "change in zip code" getaway and really enjoyed it. Our room was very nice, super clean and had a slight river view. The bathroom was really tiny with...More

Thank GlacierChick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fun part of hospitality is personality. The Gris staff make guests feel like a burden. Front desk staff barely greeted us, let alone smiled. When we dropped our keys off there was not a thank you or how was your stay. The waitress yelled...More

Thank BeaconNewYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the in itself is cute and clean it loses major points for the disinterested, rude & surly staff working here. That includes the front desk attendant at check in / check out who did not even acknowledge our party other than to accept our...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
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
US$182 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$182 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (75)
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309allan
24 June 2017|
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Response from Anniedee1929 |
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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