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Gryphon House

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9 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dillon, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ended up staying at the Gryphon house for 2 nights when we traveled a little faster than we anticipated. It's location is at the end of the Esplanade, and on a quiet street. The house is beautifully restored. Our room was at the front of the house, and we heard very little noise, in spit of the fact that... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Morningside room, which was a street view but still comfortable and quiet. Our room had a kitchenette and an electric kettle along with a great tea selection downstairs. We brought back cannoli from Mike's Pastry and enjoyed tea and dessert more than once. We also enjoyed watching a movie from the HUGE DVD collection at the inn.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I'm very happy that you enjoyed your stay in Morningside and were not bothered by the street noise. We do our best to mitigate any problems with fans, white noise machines, etc., but it's just too loud for some folks and no problem for others--glad you fell in the latter group! :) We certainly hope you... More 

Whitesboro, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose to stay in the North Tower room. I had to go up steps, but the view of the Charles River was worth it. I am in awe of the elegance, the spaciousness and the comfort available here. At home I am an active member of the historical society, so I recognized the wallpaper in the downstairs rooms as... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! It was a pleasure meeting you and we were happy to have had you with us. I hope the rest of your journey turned out to be enjoyable as well! Please come again soon! More 

Castine, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gryphon House is our favorite place to stay, anywhere. The rooms are so comfortable you just forget you're in a B&B. They're large, private, uniquely decorated, outfitted with absolutely anything you could need. The location is superb: short walk to T and bus station, and really right in Kenmore Square, but tucked away. The street it's on is actually... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Oh Wendy, you are one of our favorite guests! We are always happy to see your name show up on the calendar! Thank you for your continued support and for this great review! Can't wait to see you again! Thanks! More 

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't want to rate the Gryphon House as I want availability when I come to Boston but, I have to share this gem of a Bed and Breakfast! A gorgeous brownstone, a large and beautiful room and the friendliest staff! We could not have been happier!

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Well, thank you for sharing, even though you'd like to keep us all to yourself! We'll try to always have a room for you when you need one! Thanks for the great review! More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need to stay somewhere in Boston look no further. This lovely B&B is SO much nicer than the average hotelroom You really get the feeling that you are living in your own little Boston brownstone apartment. The road its one if one of the most beautiful streets in Boston. Especially when you walk home at night, it is... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay! I agree, Bay State Road is one of the nicest streets in Boston--we love it here! We hope you get a chance to visit us again soon! Thanks! More 

Toronto, Ontario Canada
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gryphon House is a delightful brownstone bed and breakfast lodging located near the Kenmore T subway stop. It is in the vicinity of Boston University as well as shops like Barnes and Nobles and some formidable restaurants like "Eastern Standard". The home was built in 1895 and has loads of character. It is beautifully decorated and the salon area... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review--we really appreciate it! You both were delightful guests and we'd love to see you here again. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay--so did we! More 

Pleasant Hill, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We spent 5 nights at the Gryphon House, and it was absolutely the best. Our room was spacious, nicely decorated, and we felt like we had an apartment not a hotel room. Perfectly located from the Kenmore Station, where we could get around to just about everywhere in Boston. Started each day with a very nice continental breakfast, and would... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Ah, thanks! You guys were wonderful and we appreciate your business and your lovely comments! Thanks so much--we hope to see you again soon! More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in the Tuscany room. The room was large, clean and comfortable. The sheets on the bed had a vintage feel with a large flower print. A continental breakfast is available each morning. The location was great -- close to Fenway and just across the bridge from MIT.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We try to combine that "vintage feel" with up to date comfort and amenities. So happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thanks! More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My fiancee and I booked the Gryphon House for a three night stay due to it's close proximity to Fenway and the reviews we read online The reviews were absolutely spot on! This is one of the nicest hotels we have ever stayed in! Upon our arrival, a staff member met us in the back lot to show us where... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Amazing review! Thank you so much--it's so nice to be appreciated! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again when you come to Boston! Thanks! More 

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