BranfordUnited States of America

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Visit Branford

Love entertainment, beaches, and cafés? Get away to Branford!

Find lots to see and do in Branford—restaurants, shopping, and sights from Stony Creek Brewery to Double Beach.

Where to stay in Branford

Sunset at Castle Rock.
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Branford Center

Travelers like the parks in Branford Center, and Stony Creek Brewery is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Branford Center

Top Hotels in Branford

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Motel 6 New Haven - Branford
Motel 6 New Haven - Branford
2 out of 5
320 E Main St, Branford, CT
NT$1,613
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20

Situated in Branford, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Stony Creek - Thimble Islands Historic District, Stony Creek Brewery, and Bill Miller’s Castle. Stony ...

3.3/5 (655 reviews)

"Location was ideal to visit family on the area. Lots of eateries close by."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/3

Motel 6 New Haven - Branford
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
2 out of 5
3 Business Park Dr, Branford, CT
NT$2,320
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23

Located in the heart of Branford, this hotel is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Bishops Orchard and Winery and within 12 mi (20 km) of Shoreline Trolley Museum and University ...

3.4/5 (951 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and rooms were clean.Easy access to RT 95."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/24

Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
2.5 out of 5
309 E Main St, Branford, CT
NT$2,768
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23

Situated in Branford, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Stony Creek - Thimble Islands Historic District, Stony Creek Brewery, and Bill Miller’s Castle. Stony ...

4.3/5Excellent! (453 reviews)

"The staff was nice and helpful. They had a sewing kit available"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/26

Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven

Popular things to do in Branford

Yale University
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Yale University

4.5/5(483 reviews)

Walk around the campus of Yale University, a top college in New Haven. Experience the area's art scene and museums.

East Rock Park
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East Rock Park

4/5(90 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to East Rock Park, a popular green space in Hamden. While you're in the area, wander around the college campus.

Essex Steam Train
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Essex Steam Train

4/5(100 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to Essex Steam Train, a well-known attraction in Lyme. While you're in the area, stroll along the beautiful beaches.

Reviews of Branford

3.7

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 21.73913043478261%
4 - Good
47
4 - Good 40.869565217391305%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 28.695652173913043%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 5.217391304347826%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 3.4782608695652173%

5/5 - Excellent

TerryB

Dec 9, 2019

Quiet and very picturesque

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 24, 2019

Room was clean, staff was kind. Only downfall was the loud group that sounded like they were having a party at 1 AM.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Oct 7, 2019

I did not spend time in Branford.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 26, 2019

I am originally from CT and was back to see some people. I needed an inexpensive place to sleep and shower- would never ever recom your facility unless I knew someone needed a one night hookup lovlocation

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 25, 2019

Enjoyed the boat tour of Thimble Islands from Stony Creek.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 31, 2019

Very nice place, quite, enjoyed outdoors