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Gryphon House

9 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
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    617-375-9003

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  • Free Hi Speed Internet
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothing Iron
  • Family Rooms
  • Coffee & Tea Maker
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 74%
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  • 72%
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  • 51%
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  • Gryphon House
    Jason Moose
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    5 Aug 16, 2013

    It astounds me how a bed and breakfast can reside in a massive city such as Boston. The good folks at Gryphon House have figured out how to eliminate the big city feel by stepping foot in their doors. Luxurious, homely, and warming, Gryphon House is a getaway from the city that is only a few blocks away from Fenway Park. Each room has it’s own theme, my favorite being the cabin in the woods (because of the antique fireplace). Every room in the B&B contains large private bathrooms, A/C, fireplaces, minibars, and you could even watch a movie from the huge DVD collection in the lobby! For a quiet getaway in the city, look no further than Gryphon House.

    Recommended for:Family TravelersHistory Buffs
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  • Gryphon House
    Tim Scheibe
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    5 Dec 27, 2012

    This Back Bay brownstone seems mostly occupied by BU visitors and business people, but it was a great place for a vacation stay. Close to the T and short walk to Newbury Street. We had the North Tower room which had a kitchenette and a great view of the Charles River. Breakfast was modest but the staff was very helpful.

    Recommended for:Business Travelers
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  • Gryphon House
    Emma Lee Mueller
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    4 Sep 09, 2013

    Tucked away on a side street near BU, the Gryphon House makes a great home base for family visits. But even if you aren't in any way affiliated with BU, the location's pretty central; the Kenmore T stop is just a short walk away, and even the walk over to Copley is doable. But I think the thing that really makes the Gryphon House stand out is just how spacious it is. There are a number of very charming guest houses and B&Bs in Boston, but it always tends to feel like you've got to sacrifice space and/or amenities for location and character. Not so at the Gryphon House! It really felt like I was stepping into a private mansion. And I love how each of the rooms has its own unique theme. Ask for a room on the riverside if you're looking for peace and quiet (it can get a bit loud on the streetside during the school year).

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Reviews Summary

Excellent!5 reviews across the web.

    • Location
      100% enjoyed the nightlife nearby.
    • Ambiance
      100% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
    • Service
      98% found the staff to be very friendly.
    • Hotel
      88% considered it to be very well-maintained.
    • Food
      88% found the breakfast to be wonderful.
    • Room
      76% thought rooms were spacious.

    Description:

    The Gryphon House is a homey bed and breakfast housed in a turn-of-the-century brownstone within easy walking distance to Boston University, Fenway Park, Newbury Street, Commonwealth Avenue, Copley Square and the Prudential Center.

    Features:
    A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. Complimentary wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available in public areas. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. This is a smoke free property.

    Guestrooms:
    All of the Gryphon House bed and breakfast suites have queen-size beds, gas log fireplaces, air conditioning, large private bath, HD TV, DVD player, CD/tape player, wet bar with refrigerator, coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster, two line telephone, voice mail, and High Speed Internet Connection.

    Notifications and Fees:
    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

    • Self parking: USD 15 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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