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Griswold Inn

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I spent a lovely weekend in and around Essex, CT. The Griswold Inn was our home base. The inn is a beautiful piece of American History, dating back to 1776. It is very quaint, but with rooms that are up to date,...More

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Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 1 February 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you sharing your comments with the traveling public! Every season brings a different "vibe" to town - we hope you'll be back!

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I took a drive to Essex Sunday afternoon warm sunny day. We decided to stop at griswold in we were to late for brunch so we put our name in for lunch there was a short wait so we took a stroll...More

Thank aj F
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks for your visit! We're glad you enjoyed the day in Essex and look forward to your return! You may wish to consult "Things To Do" on our website which may be helpful in planning your next trip to town and The Gris!

Reviewed 21 January 2018

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 1 February 2018

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 1 February 2018

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

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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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