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  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Grafton, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Grafton in May and September.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Grafton if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Grafton for 1 day.
  • For a romantic break, try the Fitzroy Motor Inn in the Dovedale area, where you can relax in the pool and take advantage of the spa and wellness centre. It is roughly a 10min walking distance to the river, where you can take romantic strolls in the warm evenings.
  • The Jacaranda Festival takes place in Grafton from mid-October to mid-November and attracts many visitors as the city transforms into a haze of purple blossom. Consider booking your accommodation through KAYAK in advance at this time to secure your stay in your chosen location.
  • If you are travelling as a group or large family, consider renting an apartment. City Centre Apartments are in the centre of town and have balconies overlooking the Grafton Showground and Fisher Park. The Clarence River and Grafton Regional Gallery are around a 10min walk away.
  • Try the Grafton Lodge Motel in the town centre to take advantage of proximity to restaurants and pubs for evening entertainment. Cross over the river to Dovedale to try The Clocktower or The Village Green Hotel for music; Criterion Theatre on Oliver Street also serves as a music venue.
  • If you prefer somewhere quieter and closer to nature, consider staying at the Gateway Lifestyle Grafton campsite, located in the Westlawn district. A quiet site, set in pleasant grounds, this self-contained mobile home accommodation comes complete with a balcony and all the conveniences. The site is within 3 km of Susan Island Nature Reserve and The Clarence River Historical Society. You can also enjoy the outdoor pools and sporting facilities.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Grafton

  • Is Grafton a good place for backpackers and solo travellers?

    Yes, Grafton has several places of interest to visit and is situated on the Clarence River. For a budget option, try the Hi-Way Motel on Schwinghammer Street. It is conveniently situated near the airport and around a 15min walk from Grafton city station for easy connections. Its central location is particularly useful for accessing shops and restaurants, and you can find a tourist information office within a 5min walk.

  • Where is best to stay if I am visiting Grafton with children?

    Try the Glenwood Tourist Park & Motel in the South Grafton area. It has access to a private beach, gardens and two pools, with one for children to keep the kids entertained. They offer family rooms, and it is within 5 km of Grafton Shoppingworld, the Saraton Theatre and the Clarence River.

  • Where is it recommended to stay for accessing sporting activities?

    If you cross the bridge over into the Dovedale area, you will find many opportunities for sports. Stay at the Grafton Hotel to be within a roughly 2min walk of the Grafton Rowing Club and slightly further of the Clarence River Sailing Club. You are also about 10min from Grafton’s City Tennis Club and around a half hour walk or 5min drive to the District Golf Club.

  • Is there a business hotel in Grafton?

    The Espana Motel on Schwinghammer Street in South Grafton has extensive business facilities. Set in pleasant grounds, this motel has a swimming pool and is located conveniently near the airport. Conference rooms and banquet facilities are available, along with free Wi-Fi and parking. If you are on foot, it is around a 15min walk to Grafton City Station to make your connection.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Grafton?

    The average price of a double room in Grafton is $120, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $91.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Grafton?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Grafton districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Grafton city center.

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