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Gryphon House

9 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
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Ranked #6 of 45 Boston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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DeLand, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was great! A friend and I stayed in the North Tower for a week and I was shocked at how huge the room was (really I kept mentoning it was more like an apartment, it was that big). Staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfasts were very good. The kitchenette was nice and had a good selection... More

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Burlington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved this place. The location was perfect for us as we could walk to Fenway. The staff were great - friendly and helpful. We stayed in Tuscan and it was spacious, clean and comfortable. We were there with two other couples. They stayed on the lower level in Sanctuary and Garden. Sanctuary has a full kitchenette if you... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights in the North Tower room on the top floor with our two teenage daughters. We had previously spent a week in New York City (hotel for one night and a modern self-catering apartment for the remainder), so we loved the contrast here. Gryphon House is a beautifully decorated old Brownstone building in a quiet location,... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Andy! It was a pleasure having you and your family here with us--you are we're lovely, and so much fun to be around! Glad you all enjoyed your visit! Thanks again! More

Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here during a five-day first time visit to Boston and this proved to be an excellent base. We wanted somewhere in a central location with a large room (there were three in our party) that was also reasonable value for money. The Gryphon didn't disappoint on any counts. Some other reviewers have commented on value for money versus... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks, Peter! It was really a pleasure to meet you and your family. The whole staff enjoyed having you guys stay with us! We appreciate your comments and hope to have you all visit again soon! More

Greensboro, North Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made our reservation the day we arrived and stayed for 2 nights. The location is great(2 blocks from the T) and the staff was friendly and helpful. We stayed here with 2 children and they were able to bring a nice big aerobed to the room for the 2nd child which was perfect for us. Breakfast was not hot... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks for all your great comments! I'm sorry to hear it was a bit hot in your room. Please, always feel free to let us know immediately about any concerns you have--we may not be able to make it better, but we are certainly willing to try! :) It was a pleasure meeting you guys--please visit us again when you... More

14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was truly torn writing this review. The facility, taking into consideration, the size of the room, how the room was appointed, cleanliness and location of the establishment, certainly merit the fourth star and perhaps a bit more. This however was no more a bed an breakfast than the Comfort Inn at two or three times the price, when viewed... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm sorry we didn't meet your expectations! As you can see by most of our reviews, we pride ourselves on our service, and I am somewhat surprised and disappointed to hear that it was not as pleasant for you folks! It is our standard practice to offer a breakfast tray for early departures, so please accept... More

Apollo Bay, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed twice at the Gryphon House B & B - the first time for 4 nights in the Tuscany room and the second time for 1 night in the Garden Room. The rooms are decorated in a flowery antique style which suits the character of the building and all amenities and facilities are carefully thought out. Continental breakfast is... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks, guys! We loved having you here! We've often found our guests from Australia to be among the friendliest and most fun people to stay with us, and you fit that description perfectly. Glad to be a part of your vacation & happy memories! Thanks for sharing it with us! More

Palatine, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place you come to if you're not the hotel type. It's a beautiful brownstone converted to a B&B. The staff is incredibly helpful and friendly!! They get A++(Samantha and Annie). The breakfast are nice-could use a few more beverages other than milk and oj. A nice touch would be to have iced lemon water in a dispenser... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! As an owner, it is especially nice to get great comments about our staff--we're pretty proud of them! And in this case, the two young ladies you mentioned have only been with us for a short time, so they really appreciated the high score, as well! We're always happy to provide iced water (& ice) for... More

Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gryphon House was perfect for our stay in Boston. The building has a lot of character and it is close to everything. Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys heritage buildings and the comfort of a B&B.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Glad to have you with us, Michael! Thanks for your great review! More

Black Mountain, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gryphon House is a perfect blend of vintage and cutting-edge, with beautiful antiques and free WiFi. The lobby and sitting room are tastefully decorated, there are a ton of books and DVDs for guest use, and the breakfasts were delicious! We stayed two nights in Tuscany (the room, not the Italian region!) and its spaciousness was second to none.... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks for all your kind words. Please come back to stay with us again soon! More

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Address: 9 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Even though our 8 room B&B townhouse, between Back Bay & Boston University, is a short walk from some of the city’s finest attractions, it's so beautiful and comfortable that you may just want to stay in with us! The fully appointed accommodations, friendly, knowledgeable staff, and extremely high level of service, combine to form a truly delightful experience for all our guests! ... more   less 
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