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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We stayed here during Patriots Day weekend for the Boston Marathon. It was a perfect location for our needs, close to the Kenmore Square T, the Charles River esplanade, and the Back Bay restaurants and shops. Riverview Room was clean, comfortable and mostly insulated from street noise. It's an old house, so sound carries from room to room and you...

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks so much, guys! We really enjoyed having you. I'm very sorry about the noise from the children who were upstairs from you. We try to encourage guests with small children to take advantage of our ground floor accommodations, so that everyone is more comfortable and the kids can run about freely, but it doesn't always work out that way....

Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We stayed at the Gryphon house for one night. I wish we could have stayed longer. First of all the staff and, I think owner, were nothing but nice. The house is beautiful. There are plenty of comfy spots to hang out and read in the living room. There are snacks and hot beverages on offer all day and night....

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks! We're definitely ready to welcome you back anytime! And we'll make sure the "loud mouth preventative" is in place, as well! :) We really appreciate your comprehensive review, and very much enjoyed having you here. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Chicago, IL
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Stayed at Gryphon House this past weekend for three nights in the Riverview room, and absolutely loved it. Not only was it super-clean, the breakfast buffet was excellent -- everything from cereal and oatmeal to baked goods and biscotti -- not bad for a continental breakfast. Tara could not have been nicer to us, giving us directions everywhere, holding our...

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! You guys were great, and I agree--Tara is the best! We appreciated your choice to stay with us, and we hope you will return to stay with us often!

Nantucket, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We stayed for a long Valentine's Day weekend in "Riverview", a welcome respite from the blizzard outside! This mission style room, really a suite, is huge, fresh, well-appointed, and offers a soulful picture window of the Charles--wonderful "repurposing" of an elegant old brownstone. There's bottomless biscotti, and owner Teresa is lovely!

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing a special time with us. We especially appreciate our wintertime guests, who are willing to brave the elements in their quest to enjoy our fair city, and your intrepid spirits brightened every day that you were here! We hope you'll come to see us again soon!

Woodstock, VT
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We were delighted to spend two nights in this gorgeous brownstone, conveniently located within walking distance to everything in the Back Bay. From the helpful staff (Sara) and gracious owner (Teresa), to the delicious in-room breakfast and hand-painted original wallpaper, the Gryphon House charmed us at every turn! Thanks for a great weekend!

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you! Your place looks amazing, too!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Over the years the Gryphon House has been open, I have been a fairly regular visitor with excellent reasons! Great, helpful staff, genuine caring and Owner managed and one of them is often here, her laugh infectious and ringing throughout this stately home. Terrific location, knowledgeable staff that can get you anywhere you want to go in Boston, one of...

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks, Bill! We all love having you here. You are the perfect example of a great guy, a great guest, and a great friend! Looking forward to your next visit!

South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3rd Martin Luther King weekend at the Gryphon House. We stayed in Riverview this time. The bed is very comfortable and I haven't felt so relaxed in a long time sipping champagne and soaking in the deep tub. The room was immaculately clean and nicely equipped with champagne flutes, wine glasses and all the necessary amenities....

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

You guys are great! We love sharing your birthdays with you! May you enjoy health & happiness and many more!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 January 2014

The stay was perfect start to finish (though the weather was not). The location is very handy for MIT in Cambridge as well as being a good Boston location in the heart of the BU campus. We were upgraded to Sanctuary because our reserved room had been recently painted, and the owner didn't want to chance fumes. (There weren't any,...

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

When guests are as great as you guys, it's a pleasure to do everything we can to ensure that you have a good time (even though we can't make the weather cooperate!). Thank you for choosing us and for the wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again under sunny skies!

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2014

right location, lovely rooms, fresh and healthy breakfast, delightful staff.....I actually can't think of any way it could have been better. we were a family of five - we put the 3 kids (19,16 and 14) in The Tower and we stayed in The Victoria.

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thanks! We really enjoyed having your family here, and we hope to see you all again on the next trip to Boston!

Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed at the Gryphon house for an evening in Boston. This is a very friendly place to stay with great staff. They truly make the stay very enjoyable. The house is relatively small with a handful of rooms, each with a unique ambiance. We stayed in the Sanctuary room which was quite large with a...

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Teresa781, Owner at Gryphon House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay overall, but I do hope you come again and try another room with a different bed setup! That one was custom built from antique wainscoting and mantel pieces, so it's definitely the only one like it! To answer your question regarding the decor, Sanctuary was designed in...

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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 mentality, this neighborhood is also home to some of Boston’s many universities. Move from Boston University territory to that of Northeastern, and spend time at the famous Museum of Fine Arts. For more culture, check out the smaller but equally beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Continue off the beaten path and check out the green space in the Back Bay Fens, a pretty community garden. This diverse neighborhood has a mix of universities, sports, culture, and more residential green space.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Even though our 8 room B&B townhouse, between Back Bay & Boston University, is a short walk from some of the city’s finest attractions, it's so beautiful and comfortable that you may just want to stay in with us! The fully appointed accommodations, friendly, knowledgeable staff, and extremely high level of service, combine to form a truly delightful experience for all our guests! ... more   less 

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Address: 9 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA 02215-2115
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range: £206 - £288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gryphon House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Gryphon House Hotel Boston
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