Life At The Rosary Grafton Bed And Breakfast Accommodation

Rosary Grafton Bed And Breakfast

Life At The Rosary PET FRIENDLY Grafton Bed And Breakfast!

Accommodation with en-suite and kitchenette in each room.

From the moment you make contact with “Grafton Bed and Breakfast” you will realize that this place has something special to offer. Just a phone call will reveal the charming, helpful nature of John Melenhorst who has been in Grafton for 55 years, and has owned the Rosary for 35 of those years.

The Rosary had been a much loved family home and on the death of John’s wife he decided to give up building and turn his big friendly home into a guest house.

Not only did it allow this charming home to be shared and enjoyed by guest from all corners of the world, but it also gave John a purpose in life and an outlet for his gregarious nature!
If you are interested in the history of Grafton you have come to the right place.


First Impressions

Bacon St 41-23

The Rosary “Grafton Bed and Breakfast” is a charming Federation home built in 1905 and maintained in original style.

As you pull up at the horseshoe drive, you can take in the fabulous Rose Garden, which fills the air with the wonderful aroma that only fresh flowers can bring.

Nearly a hundred standard roses are maintained at the Rosary though there were 1000 back in the hey day of the Hockey family, who built and owned this lovely old home when life was elegant and slower. John opened his home as a guest house and B & B 10 years ago, with the express purpose of providing “good old fashioned hospitality.” So if you are looking for that touch of home and a feeling for the past, there it is, in a secret hideaway right in the middle of Grafton!

The original building has been lovingly restored by John, doors, windows, mouldings and ceilings are in their original state, the colours are Heritage Specification and as some of the building material was imported from Italy back at the turn of the century and cannot be replaced, the home has been designated a Building of Significance and is on the National Heritage Register.

Bacon St 41-21


Old charm dining room.


The Rosary Grafton Bed And Breakfast Is Pet Friendly Too!

We are the only Grafton Bed and Breakfast that is Pet friendly and we are sure your pet will love our Pipi who is a lady of elegance and joy!

We are happy to keep an eye on your pet while you attend an evening function or day appointment and be assured that your pet will be safe with us.

Please bring your own feeding plates and bedding and if the dog is large we do ask that you let it sleep on our covered front porch or back veranda!



Breakfast Is Included in the cost of accommodation!

We provide the makings of  breakfast daily from cereal to eggs !

Enjoy it on the sunny front porch or in the privacy of your room.

There is free WiFi connection, a large swimming pool, BBQ and outdoor setting, off street parking, and all the trimmings of a much more expensive place at a price you can afford.

4 Rooms to choose from!

Bridal Room or Twin King Singles or Queen Room with Computer Work Desk or Family Room with 2 Bunk beds 

ALL ROOMS ARE $125 including breakfast and WiFi ! Extra guests in Family Room is $10 per bed.

All rooms have kitchenettes and private bathrooms TV heating and cooling and hair dryers. Shampoo and soap is also supplied. 

Long Term Stay at agreed price.

Complimentary Pick Up

If you come by train or bus, there is complimentary pick up and drop off !Let us know when booking your room and we’ll be there!

Central Quiet Location

You won’t find the Rosary on those flashy accommodation websites, we are a family business and prefer the personal touch. So call us and we will do our best to find the right accommodation for you.

Want To Know More About The Rosary Grafton Bed And Breakfast?

John is only too happy to answer your questions. Establishments like this are becoming scarce in the modern world, so now is a good time to visit before the developers get hold of this amazing town!

Here’s another thing!!! NO TRAFFIC LIGHTS IN GRAFTON! 

Rosary B&B Guesthouse
41 Bacon Street
Grafton NSW 2460
0418 299 690 or 02 6642 2292

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