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“A restaurant with guest rooms as an after-thought” 3 of 5 stars
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The J House Greenwich
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1114 E. Putnam Avenue, I-95 Exit 5, Greenwich, CT 06878   |  
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Greenwich
New York
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27 hotel reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“A restaurant with guest rooms as an after-thought”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed here twice and felt like the food and beverage has a real identity and leadership but the hotel is a bit of a step child, without a parent. Our only complaint about the restaurant is the ridiculously loud live music screeching in the dining room while you are trying to speak to your guest. Re the lodging, at check in, it is evident that you should not require much assistance since the checkin desk is more like a car valet station. The night guy is on personal calls all night so if you need anything, you have to go to the front desk. Day service at the desk is professional and efficient and the rooms are clean. The tech features are cool but not a reason to return. With few options in the Greenwich area, this is my second choice when the Delamar is sold out.

Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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J House Greenwi... H, The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Dear BuckeyeChef,
Thank you for your review and continued loyalty to The J House Greenwich. Allow us to apologize if the volume of the live music caused any inconvenience during your dining experience. Please be assured of our best efforts to deserve your confidence in us, and we hope to be your preferred hotel in Greenwich, CT.
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The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bronx, New York
2 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

everything here was completely amazing! when you first walk in, the smell of chocolate fills your nostrils almost instantaneously. the chocolate there was phenomenal! I honestly cant rave enough about the restaurant. every meal I had completely met my expectations. (Don't leave without having the pancakes) The room was very clean, and very high tech. Watching The Big Bang Theory while brushing my teeth was pretty fun! Over all, I highly recommend stopping by to check out the place.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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J House Greenwi... H, The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Dear adam s,
Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you found our accommodations to be "amazing." It is also wonderful to hear that Eleven14 Kitchen exceeded your expectations. Thank you for highly recommending The J House Greenwich to fellow readers and travelers. It would be an absolute pleasure to serve you again soon.
Be Well,
The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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New York City, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The second i stepped foot in the "J House", i was instantly impressed. I was very warmly welcomed by all the friendly staff members. It was also a pleasure meeting the rooms director. He was very accommodating and responsive to all our needs. I was very impressed by how modernized and entertaining the rooms were. First of all, the giant mirror on the wall is also a TV. Not to mention the crystal clear picture on the TV. You need to check out the mini TV in the bathroom. So when you are getting ready and freshening up in the bathroom, you can enjoy your favorite shows. Also, the entire room is controlled by an iPad. No more getting up to turn on and off the lights. When you need to go to bed, you hit the good night button and down go the blinds and the lights. When you need to wake up, there is an alarm on the iPad, then you can hit the wake up button and on go the lights and up goes the blinds. You can also order room service on the iPad, read newspapers etc. Finally, the toilet. The toilet opens when you walk up to it and is controlled by a remote. It will heat up for you, dry for you, and squirt water for you. Then there is the restaurant. The restaurant is called 1114 kitchen. The menu has a variety of great, delicious, and reasonably priced food, with great staff and service. After dinner, you must visit the chocolate lab. There you will find homemade Gillette, ice cream, and of course chocolate. It is all very delicious and will exceed to our expectations. We defiantly recommend the J House to all friends and family, we will definitely be returning.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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J House Greenwi... H, The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Dear Jordan S,
Thank you for your review. We were also pleased to learn that you were most impressed with the high-tech guest room amenities. Many guest such as yourself enjoy the TV mirrors and automatic Toto washlet. We are so glad you enjoyed the food at Eleven14 Kitchen and Chocolate Lab. Thank you for recommending The J House Greenwich, and we look forward to serving you again soon.
Be Well,
The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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bronx
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I stayed at the J House last weekend with friends and had a great experience. The hotel and its high tech decor were so unique. I loved everything from the food in the restaurant to the gelato in the chocolate lab in the lobby! ipads in every room made our stay so personalized. You gotta try this place!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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J House Greenwi... H, The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Dear Randi S,
Thank you for your review and choosing to stay at The J House Greenwich with your friends. We are thrilled you had a great experience and enjoyed our high-tech amenities. Thank you for recommending our hotel to fellow readers. It would be a pleasure to serve you again soon.
Be Well,
The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I ended up here because I did't get a room at the Greenwich Hyatt, and wanted to stay in the neighborhood. I stayed almost two weeks and everything was perfect.
The rooms are great, all controlled through an iPad, a nice coffee machine and TV screens behind the big room mirror and in the bathroom.

There are some details that will surely get better while the Hotel gains experience like the housekeeping service (the timing is kind of eclectic) and the internet / TV connections, which need more broadband. If you are a heavy internet user, the broadband cuts your Skype video chat off after 4 minutes. Some HD channels on the TV sometimes are not available. It is fair to say that wifi is 100% complimentary so far. At the same time, if your wifi us cut off, then you have to restart the iPad app that controls the lights and shades.

Room temperature also needs adjustments, but being everything new, I am sure that will get better with time.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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J House Greenwi... H, The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Dear Denis K,
Thank you for your review and choosing to stay two weeks at The J House Greenwich. We are glad you enjoyed our in-room iPads, Mirror TV's, and coffee machine. Your comment about the internet connectivity will be addressed with our executive committee, and we appreciate you bringing this to our attention. It would be a pleasure to serve you again soon.
Best,
The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We stayed for business,bar & restaurant are easy to discuss and have fun. Meal was really great .
Bedrooms are modern with style and design, I tried electronic staff but i hope to have more time to test everything during my next stay :-):-)

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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J House Greenwi... H, The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Dear ykcajh,
Thank you for your review. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed dining at Eleven14 Kitchen. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon.
Best,
The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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New York City, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

spent a couple of days here at greenwich and was lucky enough to find myself at the j house, the rooms were very clean and spacious, my bed was very comfortable and above all i had a quiet restful sleep.The staff is very helpful and always happy to point me to the right direction...i would advice anyone staying in the greenwich area to consider the jhouse...one of the best...

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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J House Greenwi... H, Guest Services at The J House Greenwich, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Dear carlos g,
Thank you for your review. It was so rewarding to read your lovely review of The J House Greenwich. We are very pleased that we were able to exceed expectations, and thank you so very much for your kind words about our comfortable accommodations and exceptional service. We sincerely appreciate you recommending us to fellow travelers. It would be a pleasure to serve you again soon.
Be Well,
The J House Greenwich Guest Service Team
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Address: 1114 E. Putnam Avenue, I-95 Exit 5, Greenwich, CT 06878
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Location: United States > Connecticut > Greenwich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Greenwich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The J House Greenwich 4*
Number of rooms: 86
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The J House Greenwich was just awarded the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Our accommodations are sophisticated and contemporary. The guestrooms are luxurious and feature a number of high-tech amenities. The J House restaurant, serves New American cuisine, and incorporates many global influences, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, with a nod to sustainable practices. The hotel also features "The Garden," an outdoor dining area with an indoor feel, warmed by an outdoor fireplace and full bar. Or to cool off, enjoy a cocktail by the outdoor pool from the poolside bar. "The Lounge" inside the hotel's lobby is a warm, inviting gathering area to meet for drinks and apps, serviced from the over-sized bar inside the restaurant. Pets policy: fee (non-refundable), 60 lbs or less, water bowl included, pooch bed included, Doggie cookie included, one dog per room. Limited Room Types Available for pets. ... more   less 
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