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    Griswold Inn

    36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 312 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Was introduced to the inn specifically for the Sunday Brunch. There was a fairly good selection of salty items and sweets. Very good bacon was my favorite. The servers were attentive and professional as well as prompt with drink orders. Only possible negative was the...More

    Thank KerryHoliday
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Essex was our first stop on a road trip through New England. What better place to start then with a stay at the Griswold Inn. The Inn experienced a problem with the room we had booked and called early the morning of our arrival to...More

    Thank roadtripper936
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The innhas an old time charm, is well located and the staff is friendly and helpful. The big BUT is the noise level in the evening. It felt like the music from the hotel's main building is right in our room across the alley and...More

    Thank Roni B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Was in town the past few days to meet friends for fishing and golf. Stayed at the 'Gris as she's known locally. Beautiful old country inn that moans and squeaks with history, charm and character. My room had been nicely modernized but the update was...More

    Thank Bob B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We decided on the Griswold inn as it was highly recommended, in the center of town and thought I would splurge-lol -We had room 22 which was the smallest room I have ever been in especially at $195.00 for one night. It was nicely decorated...More

    Thank Anniedee1929
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $194 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    309allan
    June 23, 2017|
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    My room did not
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    June 16, 2017|
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    Response from Innkeeper1776 | Property representative |
    Sorry to say - there are no laundry facilities for guests on property. Essex Laundry, however, is within 5 minutes from the Inn.
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