706 Gwydir Highway

South Grafton

NSW 2460


Budget Motels, Hilldrop Motor Inn offers relaxing and peaceful accommodation in the countryside just outside of Grafton. Your best choice and gateway to explore the Grafton region, national parks and the beautiful Clarence River.

Enjoy the stunning Clarence River just a few minutes away from the Hilldrop Motor Inn for kayaking the rapids, water skiing, rowing and swimming. It is the second largest river on the east coast of Australia at 400km long and winds through deep ravines, forests, lush farmland and 100 unchartered islands. 

The Hilldrop Motor Inn is just a short drive away from the heritage listed, Saraton Theatre. Catch a movie at Australia’s largest (950 seat) and oldest cinema. All cinemas feature digital wide screen projection and surround sound. Although featuring the latest movies, the Saraton theatre is a National trust award winning cinema originally built in 1926.

Grafton is also home to the annual iconic Jacaranda Festival. This festival is held the last weekend of October to the first weekend of November and is the oldest floral festival that started in 1935. The Jacaranda Festival brings the city to a standstill with markets, parades and entertainment, Book now at the Hilldrop Motor Inn to reserve your room!
Hilldrop Motor Inn is a member of the Budget Motel Chain which means our standards are to provide clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to our guests. As part of the Budget Motel Chain, Hilldrop Motor Inn in Grafton NSW will always offer you the best affordable accommodation rates when you book on www.budgetmotels.com.au!
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Sara Brown, Sydney
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Ethan Long, Roseville
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