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The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

+1 860 767 1776

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About The Griswold Inn, Essex

Value for money

The Griswold Inn is located in Essex and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It is a short walk from Connecticut River Museum and is close to the area's well-known attractions. There are a range of facilities available to guests of the inn, such as a shared kitchen, a gift shop and a 24-hour reception. The Griswold Inn's rooms offer a private bathroom, as well as all the essentials for a comfortable stay. They are also equipped with a hair dryer and a shower. The inn's on-site restaurant offers an ideal option for those wishing to dine in. The Griswold Inn is close to Hill's Academy and Pratt House. New London and Groton are situated a short car ride from the property.

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Inn Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Air-conditioned
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hairdryer


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • 24-hour security

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Telephone

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Iron and ironing board

Places of interest near The Griswold Inn

Attractions in Essex, Connecticut curated by momondo

The Griswold Inn location: 36 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

Restaurants and Cafés

The Griswold Inn0.0 mi
Marley's Cafe0.0 mi
Black Seal Seafood Grille0.2 mi
Essex Clipper Dinner Train1.0 mi

The Griswold Inn Reviews

GreatBased on 148 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Small room, but very delightful" (in 18 reviews)
  • Fabulous room Chintzy breakfast. (in 14 reviews)
  • Staff was kind and friendly! (in 9 reviews)
Cons -
  • The bed was very small and uncomfortable. (in 6 reviews)
  • Breakfast is really poor! (in 4 reviews)
  • I was on the third floor above the front door facing the street. (in 2 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • The Griswold Inn is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Essex. On average, you can expect to pay $213 per night in Essex. The Griswold Inn typically costs $184 per night, which is $29 cheaper than the Essex average.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Hartford Bradley Intl to The Griswold Inn, expect a 2h 10min drive as they are around 43.4 mi apart.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at The Griswold Inn would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Hartford Bradley Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, The Griswold Inn does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Essex for those looking for something different.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at The Griswold Inn. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for The Griswold Inn is +1 860 767 1776.

  • The city center nearest to The Griswold Inn is Essex, which is 1.0 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Essex Steam Train, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 860 767 1776.

  • Yes, The Griswold Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.