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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, IL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at Gryphon House this past weekend for three nights in the Riverview room, and absolutely loved it. Not only was it super-clean, the breakfast buffet was excellent -- everything from cereal and oatmeal to baked goods and biscotti -- not bad for a continental breakfast. Tara could not have been nicer to us, giving us directions everywhere, holding our... More

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed for a long Valentine's Day weekend in "Riverview", a welcome respite from the blizzard outside! This mission style room, really a suite, is huge, fresh, well-appointed, and offers a soulful picture window of the Charles--wonderful "repurposing" of an elegant old brownstone. There's bottomless biscotti, and owner Teresa is lovely!

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing a special time with us. We especially appreciate our wintertime guests, who are willing to brave the elements in their quest to enjoy our fair city, and your intrepid spirits brightened every day that you were here! We hope you'll come to see us again soon! More

Woodstock, VT
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We were delighted to spend two nights in this gorgeous brownstone, conveniently located within walking distance to everything in the Back Bay. From the helpful staff (Sara) and gracious owner (Teresa), to the delicious in-room breakfast and hand-painted original wallpaper, the Gryphon House charmed us at every turn! Thanks for a great weekend!

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Over the years the Gryphon House has been open, I have been a fairly regular visitor with excellent reasons! Great, helpful staff, genuine caring and Owner managed and one of them is often here, her laugh infectious and ringing throughout this stately home. Terrific location, knowledgeable staff that can get you anywhere you want to go in Boston, one of... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks, Bill! We all love having you here. You are the perfect example of a great guy, a great guest, and a great friend! Looking forward to your next visit! More

South Kingstown, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3rd Martin Luther King weekend at the Gryphon House. We stayed in Riverview this time. The bed is very comfortable and I haven't felt so relaxed in a long time sipping champagne and soaking in the deep tub. The room was immaculately clean and nicely equipped with champagne flutes, wine glasses and all the necessary amenities.... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

You guys are great! We love sharing your birthdays with you! May you enjoy health & happiness and many more! More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The stay was perfect start to finish (though the weather was not). The location is very handy for MIT in Cambridge as well as being a good Boston location in the heart of the BU campus. We were upgraded to Sanctuary because our reserved room had been recently painted, and the owner didn't want to chance fumes. (There weren't any,... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

When guests are as great as you guys, it's a pleasure to do everything we can to ensure that you have a good time (even though we can't make the weather cooperate!). Thank you for choosing us and for the wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again under sunny skies! More

Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

right location, lovely rooms, fresh and healthy breakfast, delightful staff.....I actually can't think of any way it could have been better. we were a family of five - we put the 3 kids (19,16 and 14) in The Tower and we stayed in The Victoria.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks! We really enjoyed having your family here, and we hope to see you all again on the next trip to Boston! More

Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

My wife and I recently stayed at the Gryphon house for an evening in Boston. This is a very friendly place to stay with great staff. They truly make the stay very enjoyable. The house is relatively small with a handful of rooms, each with a unique ambiance. We stayed in the Sanctuary room which was quite large with a... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay overall, but I do hope you come again and try another room with a different bed setup! That one was custom built from antique wainscoting and mantel pieces, so it's definitely the only one like it! To answer your question regarding the decor, Sanctuary was designed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed at the Gryphon house for a number of years visiting my children at Boston University. We have also stayed at other hotels during that period Including the Four Seasons the Commonwealth and a number of chain establishments. The Griffin house provides a quality and comfort level equal to the high-end establishments in a much more cozy setting.... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We're so pleased to have your loyalty! It makes our jobs worthwhile to know that folks like you appreciate the ambience of the Gryphon House. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My wife and I spent the weekend here to celebrate both our anniversary and her birthday. We live in Saratoga Springs but wanted the eclectic "lite urban" feel of Boston and Cambridge for a change in mid-November. The Gryphon House has 360 degrees of classic charm, from architecture to furnishings and feel. Upscale without any gaudiness, we felt a homey... More

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Wow, back at you! It was great to have you both with us on such an auspicious weekend! :) You guys were wonderful guests. Thank you so much for such an amazing review! More

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Additional Information about Gryphon House

Address: 9 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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