FAQs

What is the room rate?
The rate varies by the time of the year, holiday, special event, and day of the week. Please click here for rates and availability. A cot is available for a third person in a room and an extra fee will apply.

Do all rooms have their own bathroom?
Yes, all rooms have private baths.

Do you serve breakfast? What is it?
All guests are offered breakfast served in the dining room or patio from 8:30 until 9:30 with other times by arrangement. It is a full breakfast consisting of: fruit, juice, muffins, beverage of your choice, main course. We will accommodate your special dietary needs, so be sure to let us know if you have special needs.

When is check in and checkout?
Check in is 3 pm or after, with late check in by arrangement. Check out is 11:00 am. We can cater to your needs by arrangement.

What do you accept for payment?
We accept our own gift certificates, cash, checks, travelers checks and credit cards: VISA, MC, Discover, and American Express.

What is your cancellation and amendment policy?
A reservation can be cancelled or amended up to 14 days prior to the start of your stay without penalty. After that, all payments become non-refundable. Reservations for large groups may have special conditions for nonrefundable deposits. Medical emergencies preventing your arrival will not have a penalty.

How do you confirm reservations?
We send emails to confirm reservations.

What are the arrangements for parking?
Parking is unlimited on High Street in front of the house except during the July 4th Parade and on snow days. We have an off-street parking lot in the rear of the Inn.   

Can I buy a gift certificate?  
You can purchase William’s Grant Inn Gift Certificates by contacting us directly.

What venues for weddings or receptions are there in Bristol?
Blithewold Mansion and Mount Hope Farm are less than a mile. Linden place is just a few blocks, Herreshoff Marine Museum is four blocks. The churches, Saint Marys, Saint Elizabeth's, Saint Michael's, Congregational, Baptist are 2-6 blocks.

Is the inn suitable for handicap access?
The house being of its colonial design and narrow doorways is not considered handicap accessible.

Does my room have a/c?
All rooms have air conditioning in season, with ceiling fans year-round.

Does my room have a hair dryer?
Yes, all rooms have hair dryers.

Are children accepted?
Children over 12 are welcome. Young children typically only stay when part of a whole house group such as a wedding or family group.

Do we accept pets?
No, pets are not accepted without exception.