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77.0% Based on 395 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

3-star inn near Essex Steam Train

In historical district

At this inn, you'll be steps from Essex Island Marina and Connecticut River Museum. Pratt House and Essex Library are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This inn doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A restaurant and free newspapers are also provided.

Free WiFi

The individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free newspapers. Free local calls, hair dryers, and showers are also available.

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofabed (Gas Fireplace)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, Annex Building (One Double Bed)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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Trip Advisor aggregated rating

77.0% of guests recommend out of 395 reviews

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is served. Public spaces have free WiFi. The Griswold Inn also features gift shops/newsstands, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and shopping on site. Self parking is free. This 3-star Essex inn is smoke free.

  • 33 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) (82 km / 51 mi)
  • Train station: Old Saybrook Station (8.7 km / 5.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Griswold Inn offers 33 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Essex inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free breakfast.

The Tap Room - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Hotel Names

  • Griswold Essex
  • Griswold Inn
  • Griswold Inn Essex
  • Griswold Hotel Essex
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.