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Gryphon House

9 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gryphon House was a delight. The house is a magnificent building decorated in Victorian/ Arts & Crafts style. There's a nice parlor downstairs for breakfast and relaxing. The rooms are huge and very well appointed, spotlessly clean with good beds. Although it's a block away from noisy Storrow Drive (and the beautiful Charles River beyond that), the street itself is... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here over the long Thanksgiving weekend for a family reunion. We reserved all eight rooms so it was like having our own house in Boston. We have stayed in many B&Bs and this ranks at the top. Teresa, Tara, Lauren and Sam were very responsive to our needs, the house itself is beautifully maintained, and all the rooms... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

What a great family! We couldn't have asked for a nicer group of folks with whom to share the house and the holiday! We all enjoyed spending time with different members of your family--it was just a pleasure to have you all here. Thank you for choosing the Gryphon House for your gathering, and thank you for the wonderful review--we... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third visit to this beautiful Bed and Breakfast Inn. As always the hosts Teresa and Tara were so friendly and welcoming that we instantly felt at Home. On this trip we stayed in the beautiful Tuscany suite which was cosy and spotlessly clean. Nothing was too much trouble for the hosts, providing tasty breakfast, maps, touring tips... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

We had such a good time with you two! Thanks so much for the terrific review! We're already waiting for you to come back again! :) More 

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The inn keepers were great and very helpful. The lobby had nice goodies and a keurig. The Inn was very clean and tastefully decorated. I would definitely stay here again. It was close to all major attractions and is in a safe neighborhood. You can just walk outside and go with no worries.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks, Brigitte! So glad you chose to celebrate your special time with us, and everything was to your satisfaction! Please come stay with us again, and do give North Tower a try sometime--you might like it, too! :) More 

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Absolutely beautiful bed and breakfast set in the lovely Back Bay area within walking distance to Boston University and Fenway Park. The building is charming inside and out, and our room had everything we could need, including a kitchenette. We stayed in the Tuscany room with a view of the parking lot & roads, but it was perfectly quiet inside... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and thorough review! It was our pleasure to have you as guests and we appreciate your thoughtfulness! More 

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We arrived at 2 am, from a gruelling day at O'Hare. After informing them of our late arrival, our Sanctuary room was a welcome comfort. The staff went out of their way to assist with directions and transportation. The location, a few blocks from Fenway, was perfect for feeling the Boston vibe.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Glad we were able to provide "sanctuary" after a trying day! :) Thanks so much for staying with us and for your heartfelt review! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've stayed at the Gryphon House twice now while visiting Northeastern University. The Inn is conveniently located near a subway station and only a short walk from Newbury Street. The rooms are very well appointed, clean, and comfortable. Front desk staff have been so helpful in calling taxis, giving tips on directions, etc. Breakfast is ample. The absolute only downfall... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks for returning to us and for a great review! We look forward to your next visit! More 

Jackson, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

In some 30 years of staying in inns and b&b's, this was likely our overall best experience. The rooms are very big and extremely comfortable. We stayed in the Victoria, lots of sunny windows on the street side, but noise from the street was never an issue. The owner and staff continually went way out of their way to be... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you! What a wonderful review! We had such a good time with you guys--it was really a pleasure to have you here, and we're so happy that you decided to stay with us! Please do come back and see us again! More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We just spent five nights visiting Boston and Gryphon House was the perfect location for us. The staff were friendly and helped with our every need. It was also a very quiet location. The view from our room (North Tower) overlooked the Charles River and MIT. It is located in a high end residential area and we always felt safe,... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for such a great review! We're so glad you found us and loved our neighborhood so much. And that view from North Tower does make the climb up there worthwhile, doesn't it? :) So glad the Hubway bikes worked out for you guys, too--good to know. Thank you again--please come back soon! More 

Minneapolis
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Teresa & all of her team were sincere, upbeat and professional. Breakfast great! Home made items, fruit always in the bowl and library stocked. Clean, river access and Kenmore Station- all spot on. A+

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much! You guys were awesome guests and we hope you'll come back and stay with us again! We appreciate your comments! 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): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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