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The Griffin Inn

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#47 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, in response to a negative review below, I also stayed in Abbey a week ago, was able to work the radiator to reduce the temperature and the staff have always been incredibly helpful to me. I've recommended The Griffin to dozens of colleagues and friends over the last year and no one has been disappointed. In fact in an... More 

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

Much appreciated Simon. Sam More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Abbey Room. Could not adjust the heating as it was faulty. Room was far too hot. Had to get ready in my friends room. Quite funny that this was the only room with a fan yet the staff's response was that there was no issue. When reporting the issue the lady I spoke to was extremely rude. I... More 

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

This account bears only a passing resemblance to the truth, yes the lady complained about the room being too hot, to which the charming lady on duty (Hannah) did everything she could to alleviate the issue, namely by opening the window, providing a fan and turning off the radiator. As for the rest of this sorry fiction, I am delighted... More 

Poggio a Caiano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had one night break in Bath choosing this cosy place, the room was quite ok apart from the way, dark and overlooking a small and deep internal area but the best part of it was Lia the lovely and friendly lady at the breakfast. With her warmth she made our stay better, really prompt and helpfull... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, much appreciated. Sam More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We have been there for one night. Our first impressions was not really good, but at the end it's like a small inn, so what could we expect? Our room was small but really warm. I loved their bed. I liked the restaurant where we have been for our breakfast the day after. I really enjoyed Lia, thank you very... More 

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

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay, sorry that you thought the pub would be larger than it is. Sam More 

Okehampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights last week and were very happy with our stay at the Griffin Inn. The staff and really friendly and the room was spacious and very clean. It was convenient for all of the shops and tourist attractions Bath has to offer, I would highly recommend this hotel if you are staying... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review, I have passed your thanks onto Leah. Sam More 

Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Wandering around Bath found this gem in the backstreets. Made to feel totally at home by member of staff called Lea. Watched as everyone was made feel welcome and at home,great selection of Bristol beers a must if your looking for a true inn.

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

I will be sure to thank Leah on your behalf for looking after you so well. Sam More 

Birmingham
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed here ahead of a Christening back in May, on a busy weekend in Bath where there was not a lot of accommodation left. We needn't have worried as this was a hidden gem. You are welcomed with a drink, which is a nice touch and the room was comfortable with decent facilities. The Inn is in a convenient location... More 

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

Thank you, it is always a pleasure to be of assistance. Sam More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Good. Friendly. Polite. Lovely. What a pleasant young chap who served a refreshing pint of local ales which were fabulous. Would obviously visit again just for the customer service and the refreshing local ales.

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

Glad you like our staff, I will let them know! Sam More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A cosy inn, room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was very nice, a selection of items cooked to order plus cereal, toast, yogurt, small pastries etc. Staff were lovely – very friendly and helpful. The only downside was the private bathroom / toilet had to be accessed through a public corridor and the wifi was pretty much non-existent.

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Thank Jeane T
Sam G, Manager at The Griffin Inn, responded to this review

Apologies about the wifi, it is intermittent due to the age of the building and you were staying in our one room that doesn't have en-suite bathroom, I appreciate that this is not ideal, however it is significantly cheaper than the other single rooms as a consequence. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited the Griffin by chance and loved the atmosphere the minute we walked in, it felt warm and friendly. This was reinforced in the service as the staff including Kate and Nick could not have been nicer. Decided to book for Sunday lunch the food was delicious, fresh and well presented. The Sunday roast came with all the trimming.... More 

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

I will let Nick & Kate know that their hard work is appreciated! Sam More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $140 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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