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Gryphon House

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • elegant suites are lush and spacious
  • gas fireplaces in all rooms
  • free Wi-Fi

    Cons

  • may be too fussy for some
  • there's no elevator or handicapped access

Gryphon House Review

The staff in this value-packed four-story, 19th-century brownstone is helpful and friendly, and the suites are thematically decorated: one evokes rustic Italy; another is inspired by neo-Gothic art. Among the many amenities—including gas fireplaces, wet bars, DVD and CD players, and 42-inch flatscreen TVs—the enormous bathrooms with oversize tubs and separate showers are the most appealing. Even the staircase is extraordinary: a wallpaper mural, El Dorado, wraps along the walls. Trompe-l'oeil paintings and murals by local artist Michael Ernest Kirk decorate the common spaces and some rooms.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Bay State Rd., Kenmore Sq., Boston, MA 02215 | Map It
  • Phone: 617/375–9003; 877/375–9003
  • Website:
  • Metro Kenmore.
  • Location: Kenmore Square

    Hotel Details

  • 8 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 11-11-2013

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