Located in a quiet ruralsetting off the Gwydir Highway, this 3 star budget motel in Grafton is only 10 minutes drive from the CBD. It is a popular destination amongst travellers from all walks of life, from those staying the night to those spending a week.
There are 12 comfortable rooms available, including: queen rooms (sleeping 2 guests), twin rooms (sleeping 2 guests) and standard quadruple rooms (sleeping 4 guests). All rooms feature air conditioning, fans and heaters, refrigerators, flat screen LCD televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones and luggage storage.
This accommodation in Grafton boasts a swimming pool, dining room and plenty of off street parking (including for large vehicles).
Ask about our fabulous 5 night Holiday Package, which includes 5x nights accommodation, 5x evening meals, 5x hot breakfasts and 4x scenic bus tours visiting Grafton, Yamba, Maclean, Glen Innes, Coffs Harbour and other locations within the Clarence Valley. Prices start at just $649 per person. Contact Hilldrop Motor Inn for more information and your free brochure.
When staying at the motor inn, we hope that you will take the opportunity to explore the surrounding area.
Are you planning to stay at the Hilldrop Motor Inn sometime in the near future? You will be pleased to learn that there are plenty of attractions and things to do in local area to keep you amused during your stay.
The Clarence Valley is a truly beautiful part of the country, so we definitely recommend getting outside and taking it all in. In particular, we recommend: Old Glen Innes Road and the Historic Tunnel (built during the 1800s), Clarence Gorge, Nymboida National Park, Gibraltar Range National Park, Yuraygir National Park and Washpool National Park. There are plenty of hiking trails to suit varying fitness levels found in the nearby national parks.
Whether you want to learn more about the history of the region or its culture, you will not be disappointed. In particular, we recommend: Clock Tower Gallery, Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Squatters Rest Private Museum, Schaeffer House (which houses as museum and research room), Coldstream Gallery, Glenreagh Memorial Museum, and Alumny Creek School Museum and Reserve. The heritage trail will take you past many of the city’s most historic buildings.
The mighty Clarence River runs right through Grafton, giving locals and visitors alike ample opportunity to get out onto the water. In particular, we recommend crossing the famous ‘Bendy Bridge’ (an engineering marvel built in 1932), hiring a boat or canoe to explore the waterway at your own pace, watching one of the many events that take place on the river each year, or booking yourself onto one of the tours that winds its way past on a daily basis.
The Grafton area is host to myriad events throughout the year, including: Yamba Gourmet Street Food Festival, Grafton Bridge to Bridge Ski Race, Australian National Goanna Pulling Championships, Eat Street Yamba, Yamba Yoga Festival, Grafton Jacaranda Festival, Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races, Head of the River rowing regatta, and Grafton July Racing Carnival. There are also various markets held in Grafton and surrounds most weekends of the year.
Grafton and the Clarence Valley as a whole are known for delicious produce – fishing, dairy, beef, sugar and banana plantations are the region’s primary industries. At Woombah, you will find one the world’s southernmost coffee plantations. You can also explore olive groves, tropical and stone fruit orchards, and fish farms. You can try much of this local produce for yourself by dining in one of Grafton’s delicious restaurants, cafes or eateries.