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    Griswold Inn

    36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
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    • Average11%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “wine bar” (33 reviews)
    “new england” (39 reviews)
    “tap room” (51 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

    My cod was delicious, as was the bread and salad. The green beans and mashed potatoes were just ok; nothing special. The wait staff provided quick and efficient service. Atmosphere was calm, quaint and very clean.

    Thank Ron W
    Reviewed 2 October 2016

    So we stopped into this place after a long day of looking at boats...our last broker we spoke to at the Island Cove Marina recommended it to us...what a great recommendation...the place is beautiful...people are very nice...we got there 15 min before dinner started and...More

    Thank fuzzylablover
    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    A group of us had dinner here. It is a neat old restaurant. Our server took great care of our table. The menu had a lot of choices. I had the potato cakes for a starter, they were the closest to the ones I had...More

    Thank Thedevelopingimage
    Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

    We really enjoyed the Griswold Inn's new seasonal menu. We started by sharing a pear and arugula salad that was tasty and nicely presented. (They divided it for us before serving it.) The pork chop was tender and flavorful and the vegetables complimented it nicely....More

    Thank Msantucci
    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    Quant inn with original old wooden floors. Bathroom was very nice and the room, although not real big is clean and nice. No TV in the room, you go to a common area in another building to watch. The people are very nice and try...More

    Thank Sam S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$197 - US$209 (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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    Lori G
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    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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    "If looking for LOVER'S QUARTERS ask for rooms in a renovated building across the street.You can make all..."
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    "Call them for a description of the rooms. The web site does not have good pictures of the rooms."
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    "We did not stay at the hotel, only went there for lunch."
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