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The Griswold Inn

+1 860-767-1776

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast

Stay at The Griswold Inn, Constructed in 1776

What Do the Rooms Include?

Rooms and suites at The Griswold Inn, a smoke-free property, are individually furnished and decorated. Amenities in the standard rooms include air conditioning, a private bathroom (shower only), a free newspaper, local telephone calls, and wireless Internet access. Superior suites have a fireplace at the foot of the king bed and the bathrooms have a shower and vintage claw foot bathtub.

What Features Does The Griswold Inn Offer?

The Griswold Inn offers free self-parking and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access in some public areas. The Historic Dining restaurant features gourmet selections, while the Tap Room, constructed in 1735 as a schoolhouse and moved across the river and attached to The Griswold in 1801, serves casual fare.

What Are the Room Rates at The Griswold Inn?

Rooms in the annex with one double bed average $145 per night and those in the main building with one queen bed average $190. Suites range from about $190 to $324.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Enjoy a 3-hour daytime or sunset steam train ride / riverboat excursion in Essex. The train leaves Essex Station, constructed in 1892, traveling through the scenic Connecticut River Valley to Deep River Landing, the departure point for the Becky Thatcher riverboat. While on the riverboat, view wildlife along the shore and see such historic sites as Goodspeed Opera House, Gillette Castle, and Haddam Swing Bridge.

What’s the Bottom Line?

Visitors looking for historic hotels in Essex, Connecticut should consider The Griswold Inn, constructed in 1776. Absorb the atmosphere of the American War of Independence at this property on the banks of the Connecticut River.


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Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible