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Branford

Branford awaits: its entertainment, beaches, cafés, and more!

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

Where to stay in Branford

Sunset at Castle Rock.

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, CT
Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT
2 out of 5
320 E Main St, Branford, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $72 per night

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 (714 reviews)

"Great"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Motel 6 New Haven - Branford, CT
Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
2.5 out of 5
309 E Main St, Branford, CT
The price is $93 per night

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! (507 reviews)
First hotel since COVID

"Hotel and room was immaculate. Felt very safe."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven
2 out of 5
3 Business Park Dr, Branford, CT
The price is $71 per night

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 ...

3.3/5 (994 reviews)
Good value near North Haven CT

"Good value. Best moderate price hotel in the area."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Branford/New Haven

Popular places to visit in Branford

Yale University
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Yale University

4.5/5(528 reviews)

Enjoy the collegiate vibe around Yale University, a top college in New Haven. Stroll along the beaches or experience the area's art scene.

Essex Steam Train
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Essex Steam Train

4/5(110 reviews)

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

Hammonasset Beach State Park
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Hammonasset Beach State Park

4.5/5(84 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Hammonasset Beach State Park, a lovely green space in Madison. While you're in the area, stroll along the beautiful beaches.

Top things to do in Branford

Day Trip from New Haven to Philadelphia by Train with Lunch
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Day Trip from New Haven to Philadelphia by Train with Lunch

$339
Per adult
New York City Day Trip from New Haven
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New York City Day Trip from New Haven

$329
Per adult
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Connecticut
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Connecticut

$10
Per adult
Vacation Photographer in New Haven
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Vacation Photographer in New Haven

$250
Per adult
Survival Scavenger Hunt walking tours of Connecticut
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Survival Scavenger Hunt walking tours of Connecticut

$20
Per adult
Private Transfer: Greenwich, Stamford or White Plains to JFK Airport
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Private Transfer: Greenwich, Stamford or White Plains to JFK Airport

$220
Per adult

Reviews of Branford

3.7

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
26
5 - Excellent 20.967741935483872%
4 - Good
52
4 - Good 41.935483870967744%
3 - Okay
35
3 - Okay 28.225806451612904%
2 - Disappointing
6
2 - Disappointing 4.838709677419355%
1 - Terrible
5
1 - Terrible 4.032258064516129%

4/5 - Good

Wendy

Mar 30, 2020

Nice quiet shoreline town.

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

Jan 4, 2020

Hotel not what is advertised Tv in room broken. Had to switch rooms. First day there pool not available, No one at front desk several times, Excuses excuses. Will not be going back to this hotel ever. Guarantee it.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 30, 2019

Neither good or bad. Location was good for our visit..

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.

Cities near Branford

New Haven showing a house and a park

New Haven

Lighthouse Point Park showing a lighthouse and a sandy beach

East Haven

Bill Sewell on trover

Branford Point Historic District