Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014

STAY & PLAY: Catch the Holiday Spirit!

December 11 through December 21, 2014

Sundays through Fridays

The Bells of Dublin - Part II


Come to Essex for a Play Date - an overnight stay at the ‘Gris' and a performance at the illustrious Ivoryton Playhouse, just two miles from the Inn! The Playhouse presents a heartwearming original holiday production for the whole family, The Bells of Dublin ~ The Carol of the Bells from December 12th through December 22nd. For more, click here.

 The Stay & Play Package price of $225 includes:

  • two theatre tickets
  • an overnight stay in one of our charming Standard Rooms
  • continental breakfast for two

Please provide us with your first and second performance choice when making your room reservation. Theatre seats are assigned on a "best available" basis at time of call.

Show times are as follows:


2:00 pm Matinee



2:00 pm Matinee

7:30 pm Performance



7:30 pm Performance



8:00 pm Performance

 For more, visit

For your planning... Lunch and dinner are served daily in our historic dining rooms and our award-winning Tap Room features live entertainment every night of the week! Additionally, our stunning Wine Bar is open Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 6:00 and if you're considering a Sunday matinee, our famous Hunt Breakfast may be enjoyed on Sunday from 11 am - 1 pm. Our Events Calendar may also be helpful in planning your trip!

Ring 860.767.1776 to reserve this package today.

*  Tax not included. Limited availability. Room upgrades available for an additional charge.