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Griswold Inn

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“wine bar”(38 reviews)
“new england”(42 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Every Monday night, we trek over to the Gris in Essex for Sea Shantey night. The Jovial Crew show up, and play sea/sailor ballads late into the night. Revolutionary Ale flows from the taps at reasonable prices, and the crowd really gets into it. I...More

Thank ForTheStory
Reviewed 12 August 2015

A spontaneous decision to get to the sea for a quick trip. Chose a place I had not ever been and was a fairly short distance from my residence (1.45hr.) The Griswold Inn is right in the historic district, and had a room with a...More

Thank moniquethecritique
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Stayed one night here. Happy with the room and the hotel is charming in a quirky way! The room was fine with a pull out sofa bed which my son slept on and said it was comfortable. The room itself was chintzy but this added...More

Thank Kadsonthemove
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We had cocktails in the bar. The Inn was founded in the later 1700s and the bar added early 1800s, it is quite the experience. This is a place where you literally "belly up to the bar" - there are no bar stools. Not to...More

Thank Frederick B
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We found a proper pub in New England! The only thing we really miss about the UK having moved across are proper pubs. This has a lovely ambience, history, nice lighting, good local ale and decent food. It even has proper fish and chips. The...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$222 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$222 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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309allan
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Anniedee1929 |
My room did not
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Lori G
June 16, 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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