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Hotel Description

3-star guestrooms with free WiFi

In historical district

Steps from the hotel, you'll find Essex Island Marina and Connecticut River Museum. Pratt House and Essex Library are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A terrace, a garden, and a library are also on offer.

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed (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

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available. WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at The Griswold Inn. Self parking is free. This 3-star Essex hotel is smoke free.

  • 33 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • 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. Guests can surf the web using the 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
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free breakfast.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Griswold Essex
  • Griswold Inn
  • Griswold Inn Essex
  • Griswold Hotel Essex
  • The Griswold Inn Hotel
  • The Griswold Inn Essex
  • The Griswold Inn Hotel Essex
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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.