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Griswold Inn

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  • Excellent51%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to the Griswold Inn in January to see family in Saybrook. Made sure to stay on Monday to see Cliff Haslam and the Jovial Crew. Our room was excellent and the evening of dinner and drinks with Cliff and the Crew was so...More

Thank Kayaktherogue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the absolute best stay! We booked very last minute and found the staff to be extremely helpful and we appreciated the upgraded room so that we weren't directly above the bar where the band was playing. I felt like I was in a...More

Thank MacKennaMar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a beautiful old little town. Great to walk around and see the history behind it the Inn is very old fashion the rooms are comfortable, but no televisions . The restaurant has excellent food. The service is good and the people are very friendly...More

Thank marian s
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Four of use ate here for lunch. Our meals arrived at four different times and were cold. Chicken was pink and meat was difficult to pull off bone. I could go on. Years ago I recall great meals here, but after this, I will just...More

Thank karljanesky
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Of course this is an incredibly disappointing experience for you and certainly disheartening for us to receive. As you might note from many of the recent reviews, both on Trip Advisor and Google, the majority of guest experiences are, fortunately, quite the opposite. Our overall...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is my second visit to the Griswold Inn. The previous time was in 1975. This time my wife and I stayed at the Inn. My daughter and son-in-law were also with us and stayed at the Inn. Our room was on the second floor...More

1  Thank Mark P
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 28 April 2018

Hello Mark - we’re delighted you returned to The Gris and introduced your family to our spot! That’s a long time to be away but we’re glad you’re back! We like to say The Gris is an Inn for ALL seasons and the warmer weather...More

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US$189 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$189 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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My room did not
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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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