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Dallas, Texas, United States
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We spent three nights here as our base for touring Revolutionary War sites in and around Boston. It was also our fifteen wedding anniversary so we were looking for more romantic accomodations that fit our tour theme. Gryphon House was excellent on both counts! The Inn has been meticulously restored to it's original glamoure with beautiful hardwood floors, tile, furnishings,... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Super! Glad to share in both your anniversary celebrations and your historical research trips! Thank you for the lovely review and for staying with us! It was a pleasure having you here! More 

North Potomac, MD
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Beautiful old house right off Kenmore Square! My husband and I recently spent 3 nights in the Victoria room. Loved it! Spotless and very comfortable. Continental breakfast was plentiful and the location was perfect. We loved having a little kitchen available and the extra space to relax in the room. All in all, a wonderful place to stay in Boston.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We appreciate it! More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This place was great!!! But I'm hesitant to write a great review because I'd really like to keep this place a secret!! We stayed in the Sanctuary and it was splendid. Although the room had a full kitchen and a wood burner, we did not use either. The room and bath were super clean. Breakfast was just what we wanted... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

C'mon, don't keep it to yourself--we love it when you spread the good word about us! Thanks for doing that on TripAdvisor, where it really counts ! We'll try to save you a room and make sure it stays dry for your next Sox game (if only we could do that)! Thanks a million for sharing! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

My husband & I stayed one night @ Gryphon House, but I wish we could have stayed longer! The staff was vey friendly & helpful. We stayed in the garden room, which was as beautiful as the rest of the house. The location is perfect to park your car & walk. We walked to Fenway & to some fun eating... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for your business, and for taking the time to give us a great review! We appreciate it! More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Wow! We stayed in the Sanctuary suite in the basement, it was very comfortable and clean. Great beds, lovely bathroom and a fully functioning kitchen with wood burner (though it was very hot during our stay so we didn't use it). The decor is eclectic throughout, homely and decorated to a high standard - in a suitable period for the... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

You guys! Thanks! It was totally our pleasure to have you here--you were delightful guests! It was so much fun to share our house and our city with you. Thank you very much! More 

NY
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138 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

As of now Gryphon House is rated #5. Although there are 46 Boston B&Bs on TA, it is hard to believe that there is a better place to stay. Our room was spotless and well-appointed. The bed was comfortable and did not leave my back aching the next day. Although the room (Aerie) faces the street, I had to press... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks! Do I need to mention that this is currently my favorite review? :) We really, really, really appreciate your kind response! Thank you very much! More 

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

If you don't wish to stay in a typical hotel, this is a great option. We had a terrific stay here and it is near Fenway, and some great restaurants too such as Eastern Standard. It is an easy walk away from Boston University and Kenmore Metro Stop, it is also very convenient.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for giving us a nice review! We hope you'll return again soon! More 

Berkeley, California
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2013

My daughter and I had a wonderful week at Gryphon House in Boston. the rooms are spacious and very comfortable. There were couches, tables, , arm chairs, good lighting, good AC. the beds were comfortable. The bathrooms were spacious and very clean. The daily breakfast was quite good-hard boiled eggs, toast, pastry, pumpkin bread or similar, cold cereal, coffee/tea/oj. There... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you, Janice! You guys were wonderful guests and it was a pleasure to have you with us! More 

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We have never done B&B in the US (but many times in Europe and Canada) and it was a good decision! The house is beautiful, the breakfast is varied and very filling (so don't worry about the "continental aspect"- no French" bread and jam only" here!) We were on the top floor which is one floor too many when climbing... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

So glad the climb was worth it! :). Thanks for the breakfast endorsement, too! Everyone here enjoyed having you with us--please come back again! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

So glad I chose the Gryphon House for my recent stay in Boston! The entire experience, from the moment I arrived until my departure, was just a delight. I arrived early but didn't have to wait long for my room to be ready. I stayed in the Garden Room, which is on the lowest level but still has plenty of... More 

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We appreciate your enthusiasm and we can't wait for you to stay with us again, too! More 

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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Road, Boston, MA 02215
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range: €175 - €276 (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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“There are only four floors, with two rooms each floor, but no elevators. EAch room is unique.”
 of 5 bubbles cagia48, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Riverside room. Very well appointed and big.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesandKelly, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Riverview Room, which indeed had a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles MickeyMar, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in Aerie & loved it. It was huge, it was very quiet & bathroom was enormous. There were quite a few stairs, but totally worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles jamie5632, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you need an elevator, then this is not the place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles kgates2016, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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