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Money Island Home w/Deck, Kayak, Paddleboards
Lot 32 0 Money Island, Branford, CT
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2.96 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
An amazing stay!

"Had a fantastic stay at this house on money island. Was absolutely the best location in all the thimbles. House was super clean and fully stocked. All questions were answered super fast. Can’t wait to return."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

Money Island Home w/Deck, Kayak, Paddleboards
Pet-Friendly Branford Home - 10Min Walk to Beach!
28 Bowhay Hill Road, Branford, CT
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2.47 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Great getaway!

"I stayed with my three sons and had a lovely time. The owners made sure there were activities for the boys - Lincoln logs, coloring books, sand buckets with shovels. It was an easy walk into town and the pier. We had a terrific stay!"…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2019

Pet-Friendly Branford Home - 10Min Walk to Beach!
Cozy Home Near Private Beach , Close to New Haven Area Colleges Hospitals
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3.08 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Short Stay away from home

"We needed a short stay away from home, and Joel's property was a great option for us! We had everything we needed and enjoyed our stay!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2021

Cozy Home Near Private Beach , Close to New Haven Area Colleges Hospitals
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Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT
2 out of 5
320 E Main St, Branford, CT
Free cancellation
The price is £46 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
1.2 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (732 reviews)

"It was great I enjoyed my stay"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT
Private Island Victorian Estate in The Thimbles
41°15'02.3"N 72°45'22.0"W, 1, Branford, CT
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2.88 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Beautiful island home

"The island and home were beautiful, just as described. Gerard was very helpful to us with all of our questions before arriving and we had a fantastic stay. It was a great spot to escape regular life and enjoy the sunsets every night. We would definitely come back here again!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

Private Island Victorian Estate in The Thimbles
Ennis Cottage- A Seaside Getaway!
98 E Limewood Ave, Branford, CT
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1.07 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
An Opportunity to Get-Away

"The time of the year and the beach across the street which I had to myself made the stay at the cottage relaxing."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Ennis Cottage- A Seaside Getaway!
Amazing Getaway~ Private Beach, Beautiful Waterfront + Spa Hot tub
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1.62 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Beautiful home and surroundings for relaxation.

"During my search for a home close to Yale New Haven hospital I came across Carols property, it was large enough to accommodate our family during a planned surgical procedure. My daughter reached out to Carol, and explained our situation, that , not knowing exactly when my discharge would occur after ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Amazing Getaway~ Private Beach, Beautiful Waterfront + Spa Hot tub
Spacious Modern Beach House, perfect for families and groups up to 12
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2.89 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great house for groups!

"Beautiful, comfortable house for groups. Great for cooking and hanging out together. Close to beach, food, and fun activities in Branford. House is well appointed, beds were very comfortable - we had everything we needed."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

Spacious Modern Beach House, perfect for families and groups up to 12
Days Inn & Conference Center by Wyndham Branford New Haven
2 out of 5
375 E Main St, I-95 & US 1, Exit 55, Branford, CT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night from 13 Feb to 14 Feb
1.53 mi from city centre
2.5/5 (610 reviews)

"Front desk staff has been great. Because of the covid-19 outbreak services are limited but thats nobody's fault."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2020

Days Inn & Conference Center by Wyndham Branford New Haven
Beachside studio vacation
259 Linden Ave, 1-A, Branford, CT
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1.92 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Excellent!

"This space was perfect for us to relax and unwind. We walked the beaches and rocky waterfront along the road, and enjoyed the fire pit and hot tub. This is a studio as listed but the eating and seating areas were able to move around the room to fit our needs (Face the waterfront or tv). Owners were ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2020

Beachside studio vacation
Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
2.5 out of 5
309 E Main St, Branford, CT
Free cancellation
The price is £72 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
1.19 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (544 reviews)

"It was home away from home. Stephen the manager could not do enough to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The staff was beyond helpful and so cheerful when you needed assistance. Rooms clean and beds and pillows beyond words. So a comfortble stay and fantastic staff make it a great place to ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2021

Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
HYATT house Shelton
3 out of 5
830 Bridgeport Ave, Shelton, CT
Free cancellation
The price is £78 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
17.25 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"It was clean and modern. Friendly service. The room was nice. Spacious bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

HYATT house Shelton
Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel
3 out of 5
201 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
9.06 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Very clean very friendly very quiet I will return"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2021

Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel
Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
28 W Point Rd, Branford, CT
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2.29 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Property was first class inside and out. The view was breath taking The owners made us feel at home and did not want to leave ! Already thinking about next trip back."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast
Courtyard New Haven Wallingford
3 out of 5
600 Northrop Rd, Wallingford, CT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
14.31 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (481 reviews)

"As advertised. Clean, quiet and peaceful. Would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2021

Courtyard New Haven Wallingford
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
2 out of 5
3 Business Park Dr, Branford, CT
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The price is £57 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
2.08 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (998 reviews)
Not cleanly

"The comforter had 3 large yellow stains that they attempted to hide by putting it on the underside. It also had a tear in it and the pillow cases had wind questionable stains as well."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
American Inn
2 out of 5
565 East Main Street, Branford, CT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
2.24 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (177 reviews)
Great stay

"My stay was great. Felt just like home and very comfortable. Clean and the owners really take pride in their property! Anything you need they are sure to help. Safe parking and surroundings which made it feel so much better."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2020

American Inn
Red Roof Inn Milford - New Haven
2 out of 5
10 Rowe Ave, Milford, CT
Free cancellation
The price is £49 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
15.82 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (997 reviews)

"I was impressed by the level of cleanliness, and willingness of the staff."…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2020

Red Roof Inn Milford - New Haven
Branford Motel
2 out of 5
470 E Main St, Branford, CT
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1.97 mi from city centre
2.5/5 (149 reviews)

"The staff was helpful but the room had broken glass from the wall around the hot tub and the hot tub didn’t work"…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

Branford Motel
Rodeway Inn & Suites Branford - Guilford
2 out of 5
81 Leetes Island Rd, Branford, CT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
2.15 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (164 reviews)
Fine place or inexpensive overnight

"Safe, clean and lots of space in the king room including small dining table & 2 chairs with nice fridge and counter space Could use refreshing (furniture getting shabby, e.g., desk top was delaminating, sofa pretty saggy) and thicker towels. Upper floor room probably would be better for quiet but ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

Rodeway Inn & Suites Branford - Guilford
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Visiting Branford

Budget-minded travellers will find good deals in Branford, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's entertainment choices, beaches and local tours. Around the area, top sights include East Rock Park, Yale Bowl and Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre.

  • You'll find 161 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of New Haven
  • The closest major airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Branford

Favourite places to visit in the city include Stony Creek Brewery, Double Beach and Stony Creek - Thimble Islands Historic District. Additionally, you might want to add Stony Creek Museum to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 17 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Branford. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant and an indoor pool. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Rodeway Inn Branford - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. With a stay at this 2-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Motel 6 New Haven - Branford - This 2-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its overall value and comfortable rooms.

In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include East Rock Park, 7.1 mi/11.4 km from the city centre, and Yale Bowl, which is 8.9 mi/14.4 km away.

Dressing for Branford

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and -6°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 27°C, whilst the average at night is 2°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 28°C with night-time averages of 10°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 20°C and night-time averages of -5°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Branford is 1197 millimetres
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 27°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging -4°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Branford?
Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Rodeway Inn & Suites Branford - Guilford and American Inn as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Branford, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Branford.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Branford?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include American Inn and Rodeway Inn & Suites Branford - Guilford.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Branford?
Rodeway Inn & Suites Branford - Guilford is a hotel with free parking and free continental breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT and Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven. Also, attractions in the area such as Lyman Orchards and Shoreline Trolley Museum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for couples in Branford?
American Inn is a favourite property for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and free WiFi.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Branford?
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and private pools for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT and Days Inn & Conference Center by Wyndham Branford New Haven.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Branford?
Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast is a top 3.5-star B&B with free breakfast, and it’s located close to the beach . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Branford Motel and Rodeway Inn & Suites Branford - Guilford.
What are some hotels with pools in Branford?
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven is a top hotel with an indoor pool, a children’s pool and free breakfast. Other choices with an on-site pool include Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven and Days Inn & Conference Center by Wyndham Branford New Haven.

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