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The Griffin Inn

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#44 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous little inn set within a couple of minutes walk of all the sites. Staff were really friendly and very accommodating. Bedroom was a perfect size and a comfortable bed. Both dinner and breakfast were very well presented and tasted good. I'll definitely be taking a trip back. Highly recommend for a short stay in Bath!

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Can't wait to have you back!

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Fantastic, value for money, this 18th century Inn offers a great positioned night in Bath. We were welcomed by a charming young man who made us feel at home straight away. Our room was full of character, comfortable and clean, what more could we want? We ate in the bar on our first night and the food was delicious, as...

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, it is a pleasure to be appreciated. Sam

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at the Griffin - the service was truly wonderful and we felt so welcomed and looked after for the night and morning. Perfect location in the centre of Bath with some lovely ales on offer. Breakfast was substantial and of a very high quality too. Only downside was the room was really very small and didn't...

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, apologies for the size of the rooms, as the building is 300 years old, some of the rooms are small. Point taken on the hanging - we are getting some new hanging space delivered in the near future. Sam

Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A great little boozer a bit off the beaten track and away from the crowds. Has a great array of beers, especially if you like something good and hoppy! They offer a roast on a Sunday from £11. Dog friendly and gave us a big bowl of water for our dog. Well worth a visit.

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Delighted that you took the road less travelled and found us!

Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Me and my mum stayed here for one night in Aug 2016. The B&B is full of character and really cosy and really well situated for all of the city centre attractions. Our room had all the facilities; hairdryer, tea&coffee etc. and the bed was super comfy. Breakfast was delicious, especially the full english (which we both had) and toast...

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Please come again soon, a pleasure to have you. Sam

Bath
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Griffin has been my favourite pub in recent times in Bath with great beer and a very friendly atmosphere so on Saturday we tried eating there. What a great evening. Able to get 7 of us in for dinner, food was superb (best scotch eggs ever!!) and the beer was as excellent as ever. All had a great evening...

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed the stay, always a pleasure to have such lovely people. Sam

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I love the Griffin, its one if Bath's finest pubs. The beer is always excellent, the welcome warm, and the history of the place perculates through it's beautiful Bath stone walls. It feels wrong to see the staff wearing the same grey uniform polo shirt thought. The personality and personal touch of the exceptional bar staff has always been what...

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Glad you love the pub, sorry you don't like the uniforms, thankfully our staff's personalities shine through the polo shirts and we think that they look smart. Sam

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were well looked after as a group of 20. Staff were friendly and fun and produced an excellent group lunch in the back room. A good selection of beer was continually poured. Setting is close to centre, laid back and homely inside. Great for a bit of local atmosphere and good food away from the tourists.

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed yourselves. Thank you Sam

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a night at The Griffin and we couldn't have been happier with our stay. The room was clean and cosy, and all of the staff were incredibly friendly. The beer and breakfast were also fantastic. There isn't parking on site but the Charlotte St car park is £8 for 24 hours and just a short...

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Sam G, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Delighted that you had a lovely stay Adam, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sam

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Nice bar, friendly staff, lovely crisp clean room and amazing breakfast!! Great location. Would definitely stay there again. Girls trip away for a friend's birthday and we all stayed here- a fun trip made better by great place to stay.

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Delighted that you had a great stay, I will let the staff know that they are being appreciated. Thank you Sam

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At nearly 300 years old, The Griffin Inn has never looked so good - founded in 1730, it has changed a lot since then - comfortable en-suite rooms, free wifi & a wholesome breakfast, delicious fresh cooked food, 18 craft ales & ciders and a wine list fit for a king! Welcome to our Home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Griffin Inn

Address: Monmouth Street, Bath BA1 2AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Price Range: $123 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Griffin Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Griffin Hotel Bath
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