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    Griswold Inn

    36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132
    (860) 581-4096
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good27%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine bar” (34 reviews)
    “new england” (42 reviews)
    “tap room” (40 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 329 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Combine wood burning fireplaces, black and white portraits of sea faring Captains, and hurricane lanterns to add atmosphere to your meal, and you have the essence of the Inn. Antique furniture and original wooden floors lead the way thru the narrow halls to the charming...More

    Thank missfifi2111
    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 1 week ago

    The "Gris" is an incredible, magical place! Overwhelming emotion staying in an establishment that has been around since 1776! Great staff made the stay even more memorable! My father worked here in the mid 60's so I felt his presence as well.

    Thank kkwayne
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our room was beautiful, above the shops across the street from the main inn. We had a water view. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We had dinner offsite but stopped by the inn pub for a night cap. The band was playing and the...More

    Thank atown79
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We decided on a couple of days in the Essex area and were delighted. This little town is charming. The old inn is wonderful. Our rooms were just what you would expect for an old inn but with very updated bathrooms. Our friends room had...More

    Thank lovesinns
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$183 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • Connecticut >
    • Essex
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    • Griswold Hotel Essex
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    309allan
    24 June 2017|
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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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    "Enjoy the brunch!!!"
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    "If looking for quiet, ask to be away from the taproom."
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    "There is a main inn and associated buildings. Make sure you know what you are getting."
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    "There are different buildings so talk to the staff about your needs when booking your room."
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