The Grafton Inn

Select Registry Member Since 2019

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The Grafton Inn

Select Registry Member Since 2019

The Basics

Nestled within a quintessential Vermont country village, The Grafton Inn merges Vermont’s pastoral heritage with its modern charms. We invite you to breathe in the local color, farm-fresh food, and expansive natural beauty of Grafton, Vermont.

Things We Love


Make reservations and treat yourself to dinner at the 1801 Tavern

Vermont maple syrup containers

Freshly tapped maple syrup from nearby

two people on a tubing hill outside

A plethora of winter outdoor activities

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms Available
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Pub, Tavern or Bar Onsite
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Full House Rental Available
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • History & Heritage
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Wedding/Special Occasion/Celebration

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Take a Covered Bridge Driving Tour of Southern Vermont
  • Find everything you need to stock your beer cellar or bar cart on a Southern Vermont Brewery and Distillery Tour
  • Bring your favorite two wheels and push pedals along one of the road cycling routes while you’re here

See & Do

cheee plate

Enjoy cheesey treats at Grafton Village Cheese Company


Take a walk or picnic in the Grafton Community Garden

grafton canoe

Take a dip in our Swimming Pond that is fresh fed from the Saxtons River


Experience authentic Vermont from one of the oldest operating inns in America. The Grafton Inn welcomed its first guests in 1801 and continues to offer memorable Vermont experiences ever since. A centerpiece in historic Grafton, our Vermont inn offers 45 individually decorated rooms, suites, and guests houses to accommodate everything from family vacations to romantic getaways, weddings, group retreats, and beyond. Staying or dining with us at the Grafton Inn also helps support the preservation of Vermont’s rural communities, as we are proudly part of the nonprofit Windham Foundation.

Beyond a comfortable home base for your Vermont vacation, a trip to The Grafton Inn puts you front-and-center with some of the most imaginative cuisine and farm-to-fork offerings in southern Vermont. Our Old Tavern Restaurant, Pine Room Tavern, and Phelps Barn Pub bring forth menus for every appetite, from delectable sit-down dinners to mouthwatering pub bites, crafted from our team of culinary experts. In addition to delicious food, guests have an ever-changing calendar of events to look forward to with every visit. Live music and themed dinner nights are weekly highlights, while unique events like the Grafton Ice Bar and Grafton Food & Spirits Festival draw visitors from near and far throughout the year. A stroll through Grafton village uncovers charming artist studios and boutique shops, while Vermont’s great outdoors beckon with seasonal activities like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, and hiking available just down the road at the Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center. Quiet and relaxing or active and adventurous, The Grafton Inn is here to help you create the Vermont experience you’re searching for.


Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, LGBT Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site

Food & Wine

Dining at the Grafton Inn is an experience all its own. Our brilliant chefs craft seasonally rotating menus that will leave you craving another bite of Vermont’s best farm-to-plate tastes. Dine in our upscale Pine Room Tavern for a delectable menu and your choice of Vermont beer and spirits or wine by the glass. For a rustic casual atmosphere, order off the menu in the Phelps Barn Pub or stop by for one of our weekday dinner events, like Half-Off Wine & Appetizer Wednesdays in the winter or BBQ Wednesdays in our courtyard during summer. No matter when you visit Grafton, you can count on something delicious to eat.

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: Open to the public

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails

Rooms & Suites

Guests have chosen The Grafton Inn’s comfortable accommodations for over 200 years! We have 45 individually decorated rooms, suites, and guest houses that each offer a balance of historic charm and modern convenience to fit the needs of every visit. Whether you’re planning a romantic trip for two or a full family reunion, our historic Vermont village is the perfect destination for your next getaway.

Accommodations: Adjoining rooms/Suites

# of Rooms: 45

Beds: Queen, King

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Facility, Telephones

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, 24 Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, LGBT Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site

Location Type

Location Type: Small Town/Village, Rural, Mountains


Pet-Friendly: Yes

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

It’s a true honor when couples make Grafton part of their love story. Consistently voted one of the best wedding venues in southern Vermont, our inn offers the whole package with first-class service, delectable meals, and unforgettable ceremony and reception spaces. Whatever your heart desires, you’ll find it at the Grafton Inn.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 150-199

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer, Decorator

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 2-150

Banquet Seating: 2-100

Max Capacity Outdoor: 250

Business Travel & Events

A meeting that everyone in attendance looks forward to? It happens here at the Grafton Inn all the time. Our inn specializes in hosting small corporate meetings and intimate executive retreats for groups, non-profits, and social gatherings. We combine the convenience of modern business services with our picturesque village setting to create an atmosphere that’s both professional and relaxed.

# of Meeting Rooms: 3

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Dedicated Conference Center, Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 50

Total Rooms Sq Footages: 780

Max Capacity Boardroom: 340

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