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New York City
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Built in 1890 (the original wallpaper still hangs), it's a charming alternative to an impersonal hotel. The room was large and comfortable and the breakfast, served in a Victorian parlor, was very nice. Great place to stay if you're heading to Fenway -- or anywhere else in Boston since it's right near a subway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for three nights while sightseeing in Boston. This is a very comfortable lodging in the Back Bay area. The rooms are spacious and well-equipped with two easy chairs and a sofa. Just the thing to come back to after a day trekking around town. The inn is close to a wide variety of restaurants and is two blocks from... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location. Walked to Boston University. Walked to Fenway Park. Restaurants close. Very comfortable rooms and nice continental breakfast. Don't be afraid to take fourth floor- no road noise up there. Just a lot of stairs which we knew to expect.

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location was PERFECT to get home easily from Fenway. It is on a quiet street (for Boston) and an easy walk to Fenway. The room was great, big with a small kitchen area. The bathroom was huge and the shower pressure was FANTASTIC! We actually really liked that breakfast was continental. It didn't seem "lame" and it was nice... More 

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Thank jamie5632
Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks, Jamie! It was wonderful to have you with us, and we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We are so lucky to be so close to such a beautiful and famous ballpark, and so glad when our guests take advantage of the easy access to it. Thank you for all the compliments-- hope to see you again before... More 

Marlton, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Gryphon House for 4 nights while we were in Boston to see Pearl Jam at Fenway Park. The Gryphon House (GH) was wonderful! The common areas downstairs were beautiful. The staff was kind, friendly and attentive. We stayed in the Tuscany room and we both loved it! It was clean and we had... More 

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Thank Redvedder
Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming to stay with us and for your review. I'm still jealous that you got to see Pearl Jam at Fenway--it's like the "two great things that go great together", as the old jingle went! :) I'm sorry everything wasn't perfect, but I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, and I do hope you'll come stay... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful rooms. We were in the Tuscany and it was great. Little kitchen area. Coffeepot. Fridge. Fireplace. Comfy queen bed. Staff is friendly. They put out a wonderful continental breakfast every morning. Fruit, bread, cereal, yogurt. Perfect for grabbing and going. This is a great place to stay if your going to a Redsox game. We had to take uber... More 

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gryphon House was a fantastic place to stay. Its location offered easy access to all great things the Back Bay area has to offer. The room was comfortable, well-appointed, and beautifully decorated. Breakfast and 24 hour self-help treats were terrific. The common area was a relaxing, rich environment. The best part was the staff. They were pleasant, helpful,and made our... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really enjoyed having you with us and hope you will come back soon! Thanks again! More 

North Potomac, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd stay at Gryphon House. We were in Boston for 3 nights for relaxation and to catch the Sox. There is simply no better place to stay. The house is beautiful, rooms are stunning, comfortable and spotless. Teresa is a wonderful hostess and we were warmly welcomed. She made us feel comfortable immediately. The location is perfect-... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Hey, thanks, Laurie! So glad you made it back to us, and got a chance to see the Sox again! It was great to see you, and we do appreciate the lovely review! Hope to see you again soon! More 

louisville ky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Garden room. It was convenient in more than one way. We were able to park behind the building and walk just a few steps down to our room. How easy to get your luggage in and out. Convenient to public transportation and to Fenway for baseball games. Unfortunately my husband didn't want to go and they... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

We're so happy you enjoyed your stay! You are correct about the breakfast situation--we'd have to get a restaurant license in order to cook, and with only eight rooms and a small staff, we just can't swing it! But we sure hope you liked some of what we were able to offer, and that your hubby is up for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time staying at the Gryphon House, last time was 13 years ago. It is so comfortable, so relaxing, can't ask for a better place to relax after a day of sightseeing in beautiful Boston. All staff were enthusiastic & friendly ensuring every need was taken care of. Rooms are spacious & perfectly appointed. A must stay... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks, Nancy! We really appreciate that you remembered us, and that your second visit was as good as your first! We sure do thank you for your business and for the great endorsement! Hope to see you again, much sooner than before!:) Thanks again! More 

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Staying in Fenway / Kenmore

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports mentality, this neighborhood is also home to some of Boston’s many universities. Move from Boston University territory to that of Northeastern, and spend time at the famous Museum of Fine Arts. For more culture, check out the smaller but equally beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Continue off the beaten path and check out the green space in the Back Bay Fens, a pretty community garden. This diverse neighborhood has a mix of universities, sports, culture, and more residential green space.
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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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 

Additional Information about Gryphon House

Address: 9 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA 02215-2115
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range: $219 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gryphon House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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