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The Griswold Inn, Essex

3-star3 stars
36 Main StreetEssexCT06426United States of America
3-star inn with free breakfast and restaurant
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Awesome vibe
Fantastic service
Delicious food
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The Griswold Inn, Essex

from $115
  • Standard Room, Annex Building (One Double Bed)
  • Junior Suite
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofabed (Gas Fireplace)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 33 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Free newspapers in lobby

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


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

What’s around The Griswold Inn, Essex


  • Essex Island Marina (1-minute walk)
  • Connecticut River Museum (2-minute walk)
  • Pratt House (10-minute walk)
  • Essex Library (12-minute walk)
  • Essex Steam Train (23-minute walk)
  • Ivoryton Playhouse (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Museum of Fife and Drum (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Plattwood Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)

Getting around

  • New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London) 32-min drive
  • Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard) 39-min drive
  • New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional) 40-min drive
  • Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State) 47-min drive
  • Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) 53-min drive
  • Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field) 63-min drive
  • Old Saybrook Station 13-min drive
  • Free self parking

The Griswold Inn, Essex

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