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    Griswold Inn

    36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132
    (860) 581-4096
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    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (24)
    Dining (16)
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good27%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
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    “wine bar” (34 reviews)
    “new england” (42 reviews)
    “tap room” (40 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Wheelchair Access
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 320 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    The Inn is a period time piece. The structure and design are authentic. The narrow staircases, and slanted floor boards all speak to the period. The room and bathroom were adequate size. Plenty of pillows and towels. The staff is friendly. We ate dinner at...More

    Thank FranP1216
    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 4 May 2017

    Beautifully old and rugged Inn - they've been serving and caring for guests since the Revolution - and they have a hoppin' pub too. Food is delicious, some classic, some new, and then you move over to the Pub for a wild night of music,...More

    Thank Tom D
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Lunch was very good,nothing spectacular. I would have thought the food would be more New England tavern type but it was very good standard fare. We have eaten in the wine bar before and while the decor in the main dining room was excellent, the...More

    Thank DAVID1047
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Charming place, went there for some late evening dancing and fun last night (Sept 30th). The house staff were wonderful, but the piano player in the band single-handedly halted our evening with his rude remarks, so we, along with about a dozen of our boating...More

    Thank millzey118
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I travel from Ireland once or twice a year to CT and NY where I visit family. I have gone to the Griswold Inn on almost every visit for the past five or six years. We decided to go on Saturday 9th September and arrived...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • US$183 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 33
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    • United States >
    • Connecticut >
    • Essex
    • Also Known As
    • Griswold Hotel Essex
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    Questions & Answers
    24 June 2017|
    Response from Anniedee1929 |
    My room did not
    Lori G
    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.
    Room Tips
    "Rooms across the street from the Inn, in the courtyard area with stores are the quietest. No TV in rooms but..."
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    "Suites are definitely worth it!"
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    "I only know about room 10, which I do not recommend"
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    "If looking for LOVER'S QUARTERS ask for rooms in a renovated building across the street.You can make all..."
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