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Gryphon House

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

Beautiful old building, wirh modern amenities but also retaining its charm - decorated with antiques and well maintained and / or restored architectural features. Very stately neighborhood, located near B.U. We stayed in the Riverview room for two nights - this was our second stay...More

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Response from Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon HouseResponded 31 July 2014

As I've noted before, we always love a great review, but we REALLY love a great review from a return guest! That tells us we're still on the right track. Thank you so, so much. Hope to see you back here again very soon!

Reviewed 12 July 2014

I can't say enough wonderful things about this B & B. We were in Boston for 4 days and stayed here just this past week. Most warm and friendly staff ever. The place was so beautiful and so close to everything. It was such a...More

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Response from Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon HouseResponded 31 July 2014

Thanks, Erin! We really appreciate all your great comments! Sorry the bed wasn't so comfortable for you--may be time for new mattresses again! Thanks for letting us know, and please come back and try out a new bed!

Reviewed 4 July 2014

My two sons (ages 12 and 10) stayed at the Gryphon House last Monday through Thursday. We loved it. We stayed in the Sanctuary room, located down a short spiral staircase, and it was everything we could want. A third blow-up bed fit in nicely...More

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Response from Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon HouseResponded 6 July 2014

Thanks, Alex! It was a pleasure to have you and your sons here, and good to know that everyone really enjoyed themselves! You were all great guests and we'd love to have you back anytime! Thanks again for all the kind words!

Reviewed 4 July 2014

This is not a stay - but just like living here, been at home in a Boston brownstone house. A business hotel can not compete with such a cosy bed & breakfast house. The rooms are all different, and with furnitures bringing you back to...More

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Response from Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon HouseResponded 12 July 2014

Wonderful! The feeling of having your own home in Boston (& sharing it with very friendly neighbors!) is exactly how we like for our guests to feel. We strive to create an atmosphere of comfort & ease, and we're pleased that you enjoyed your experience....More

Reviewed 24 June 2014

I always stay at the Gryphon House whenever I come to Boson on business, and I wouldn't think of staying anywhere else. There are many reasons why I consider this to be my Boston "home", but the main reason is that the staff and the...More

Thank Carolynn T
Response from Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon HouseResponded 26 June 2014

Oh Carolynn! Thank you so much! We all love you, and everyone looks forward to your visits--we all hope to be on shift when you are here! What a wonderful review! We're so pleased that we are here for you--you're the best! Thanks again!

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$ 247 - US$ 353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$ 247 - US$ 353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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22 May 2016|
Response from 972marthar | Reviewed this property |
The Sanctuary room has one double bed in a sort of alcove, slightly apart, and one single bed. So if two people can sleep in the double together, yes!
18 February 2016|
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Response from 972marthar | Reviewed this property |
My friend and I (two women) have felt very comfortable and safe in the Gryphon House neighborhood. I've walked alone at night several times and felt no concern. There are lots of good restaurants on Newbury St and... More
14 October 2015|
Response from Teresa781 | Property representative |
Hi, I'm sorry if you didn't receive a response right away. We are located less than two blocks from the Green line of the Boston subway, known as the T, at the Kenmore stop. A car is totally unnecessary!
Room Tips
"The Riverview on the third floor is comfortable and lovely, each stair climb offers the opportunity to enjoy..."
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"The back of the inn has quieter rooms but all are lovely"
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"We liked the river view side. I think it was a drop quieter."
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"Lower level rooms have easy access to the carpark and require little effort with luggage - i.e, only a couple..."
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