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Grafton Inn

Since 1801, the Grafton Inn in Vermont has provided the finest comforts and amenities to our guests. Located in the heart of historic Grafton Village, they have 45 individually appointed rooms, including seven suites and four guest homes. The award-winning Old Tavern restaurant features locally inspired American cuisine. Phelps Barn Pub offers a pub menu and live music Saturday nights. Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center offers year-round activities. *Editor’s Note: The Old Tavern at Grafton is now called The Grafton Inn.Yankee Magazine January 2012The Grafton Inn is an inn filled with history and antiques, along with an award-winning restaurant that works Grafton cheddar into its dishes.Yankee Magazine September 2010Convinced that people were looking for a place that provided good food and lodging, the original owner converted his two-story house into an inn. Today, The Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village of 18thand 19th-century homes and has a highly lauded, 200-year-old tradition of hospitality.Yankee Magazine April 2005($$$-$$$$) Grafton is one of Vermont’s loveliest villages, and the 1801 Old Tavern is at its heart. Eleven guest rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and six guesthouses are all furnished with antiques — and none have telephones or TVs. The dining room boasts an innovative New American menu. Open for dinner daily 6-9 p.m. Call for reservations. Rates: rooms $135-$260, guesthouses $620-$850, including full breakfast and afternoon tea. Closed late Mar.-early May.Yankee Magazine April 2004($$$$) With its 200-year-old tradition of hospitality, the Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village. With 47 antiques-furnished guest accommodations in the main building plus several nearby guest houses (and the deliberate exclusion of TVs and telephones), the inn draws guests into the village’s ambience. The formal dining room offers appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive oil-balsamic vinaigrette); entree choices include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops.Yankee Magazine May 2003In 1801, Enos Lovell converted his two-story house into an inn. Today it’s the nucleus of a village-wide preservation project that includes an entire village of exquisitely restored 18th- and 19th-century homes. The inn features 11 rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and four guest houses that sleep from 6 to 8. All rooms are furnished with antiques — none has a telephone or TV. The pleasantly formal dining room is decorated in early Federal style, and the menu is nothing old Enos would recognize: appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive balsamic vinigrette) and entree choices that might include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops. Rates include full breakfast and afternoon tea.Yankee Magazine April 2003Since 1801, our Vermont country inn has provided the finest comforts and amenities to our guests. Located in the heart of historic Grafton Village. 45 individually appointed rooms, including seven suites and four guest homes. Value-added lodging packages. The award-winning Old Tavern restaurant features locally inspired American cuisine. Phelps Barn Pub offers a pub menu and live music Saturday nights. Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center offers year-round activities. *Editor’s Note: The Old Tavern at Grafton is now called The Grafton Inn.January 2012The Old Tavern is an inn filled with history and antiques, along with an award-winning restaurant that works Grafton cheddar into its dishes.September 2010Convinced that people were looking for a place that provided good food and lodging, the original owner converted his two-story house into an inn. Today, The Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village of 18thand 19th-century homes and has a highly lauded, 200-year-old tradition of hospitality.April 2005($$$-$$$$) Grafton is one of Vermont’s loveliest villages, and the 1801 Old Tavern is at its heart. Eleven guest rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and six guesthouses are all furnished with antiques — and none have telephones or TVs. The dining room boasts an innovative New American menu. Open for dinner daily 6-9 p.m. Call for reservations. Rates: rooms $135-$260, guesthouses $620-$850, including full breakfast and afternoon tea. Closed late Mar.-early May.April 2004($$$$) With its 200-year-old tradition of hospitality, the Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village. With 47 antiques-furnished guest accommodations in the main building plus several nearby guest houses (and the deliberate exclusion of TVs and telephones), the inn draws guests into the village’s ambience. The formal dining room offers appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive oil-balsamic vinaigrette); entree choices include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops. Rates: rooms $115-$325, guest houses $450-$900, including breakfast and afternoon tea. Open for dinner daily 6-9 p.m. (closed late Mar.-early May).May 2003In 1801, Enos Lovell converted his two-story house into an inn. Today it’s the nucleus of a village-wide preservation project that includes an entire village of exquisitely restored 18th- and 19th-century homes. The inn features 11 rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and four guest houses that sleep from 6 to 8. All rooms are furnished with antiques — none has a telephone or TV. The pleasantly formal dining room is decorated in early Federal style, and the menu is nothing old Enos would recognize: appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive balsamic vinigrette) and entree choices that might include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops. Rates include full breakfast and afternoon tea. $135-260 for rooms; $620-$850 for guest houses. Closed late March-early May.April 2003Since 1801, the Grafton Inn in Vermont has provided the finest comforts and amenities to our guests. Located in the heart of historic Grafton Village, they have 45 individually appointed rooms, including seven suites and four guest homes. The award-winning Old Tavern restaurant features locally inspired American cuisine. Phelps Barn Pub offers a pub menu and live music Saturday nights. Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center offers year-round activities. *Editor’s Note: The Old Tavern at Grafton is now called The Grafton Inn.Yankee Magazine January 2012The Grafton Inn is an inn filled with history and antiques, along with an award-winning restaurant that works Grafton cheddar into its dishes.Yankee Magazine September 2010Convinced that people were looking for a place that provided good food and lodging, the original owner converted his two-story house into an inn. Today, The Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village of 18thand 19th-century homes and has a highly lauded, 200-year-old tradition of hospitality.Yankee Magazine April 2005($$$-$$$$) Grafton is one of Vermont’s loveliest villages, and the 1801 Old Tavern is at its heart. Eleven guest rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and six guesthouses are all furnished with antiques — and none have telephones or TVs. The dining room boasts an innovative New American menu. Open for dinner daily 6-9 p.m. Call for reservations. Rates: rooms $135-$260, guesthouses $620-$850, including full breakfast and afternoon tea. Closed late Mar.-early May.Yankee Magazine April 2004($$$$) With its 200-year-old tradition of hospitality, the Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village. With 47 antiques-furnished guest accommodations in the main building plus several nearby guest houses (and the deliberate exclusion of TVs and telephones), the inn draws guests into the village’s ambience. The formal dining room offers appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive oil-balsamic vinaigrette); entree choices include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops.Yankee Magazine May 2003In 1801, Enos Lovell converted his two-story house into an inn. Today it’s the nucleus of a village-wide preservation project that includes an entire village of exquisitely restored 18th- and 19th-century homes. The inn features 11 rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and four guest houses that sleep from 6 to 8. All rooms are furnished with antiques — none has a telephone or TV. The pleasantly formal dining room is decorated in early Federal style, and the menu is nothing old Enos would recognize: appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive balsamic vinigrette) and entree choices that might include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops. Rates include full breakfast and afternoon tea.Yankee Magazine April 2003Since 1801, the Grafton Inn in Vermont has provided the finest comforts and amenities to our guests. Located in the heart of historic Grafton Village, they have 45 individually appointed rooms, including seven suites and four guest homes. The award-winning Old Tavern restaurant features locally inspired American cuisine. Phelps Barn Pub offers a pub menu and live music Saturday nights. Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center offers year-round activities. *Editor’s Note: The Old Tavern at Grafton is now called The Grafton Inn.Yankee Magazine January 2012The Grafton Inn is an inn filled with history and antiques, along with an award-winning restaurant that works Grafton cheddar into its dishes.Yankee Magazine September 2010Convinced that people were looking for a place that provided good food and lodging, the original owner converted his two-story house into an inn. Today, The Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village of 18thand 19th-century homes and has a highly lauded, 200-year-old tradition of hospitality.Yankee Magazine April 2005($$$-$$$$) Grafton is one of Vermont’s loveliest villages, and the 1801 Old Tavern is at its heart. Eleven guest rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and six guesthouses are all furnished with antiques — and none have telephones or TVs. The dining room boasts an innovative New American menu. Open for dinner daily 6-9 p.m. Call for reservations. Rates: rooms $135-$260, guesthouses $620-$850, including full breakfast and afternoon tea. Closed late Mar.-early May.Yankee Magazine April 2004($$$$) With its 200-year-old tradition of hospitality, the Old Tavern remains the heart of this restored village. With 47 antiques-furnished guest accommodations in the main building plus several nearby guest houses (and the deliberate exclusion of TVs and telephones), the inn draws guests into the village’s ambience. The formal dining room offers appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive oil-balsamic vinaigrette); entree choices include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops.Yankee Magazine May 2003In 1801, Enos Lovell converted his two-story house into an inn. Today it’s the nucleus of a village-wide preservation project that includes an entire village of exquisitely restored 18th- and 19th-century homes. The inn features 11 rooms in the main building, 19 in two cottages, and four guest houses that sleep from 6 to 8. All rooms are furnished with antiques — none has a telephone or TV. The pleasantly formal dining room is decorated in early Federal style, and the menu is nothing old Enos would recognize: appetizers such as carpaccio (thin raw slices of beef tenderloin in an olive balsamic vinigrette) and entree choices that might include yellowfin tuna loin with Maine diver scallops. Rates include full breakfast and afternoon tea.Yankee Magazine April 2003

92 Main Street
Grafton
VT
05146
802-843-2231
Grafton Inn
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