Room type

Chalet (Kowhai)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Chalet (Kauri)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Chalet (Manuka)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Chalet (Rata)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Chalet (Rose)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Chalet (Camellia)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly cottage with free breakfast and free area shuttle

A family-friendly stay in Thames awaits you at Grafton Cottage & Chalets. You'll be 3 km (1.9 mi) from Goldfields Shopping Centre and 3.4 km (2.1 mi) from Thames Historical Museum. Highlights at this property include an outdoor swimming pool, free continental breakfast, and in-room kitchenettes.

Flat-screen TVs with DVD players are featured in all 6 individually decorated accommodations, and you can enjoy free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, and coffee/tea makers. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. Additionally, hair dryers and free toiletries are available.

This pet-friendly property offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Additionally, you'll find a free manager's reception, a spa tub, and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 4-star Thames property include Butterfly and Orchid Garden and Ngatea Water Gardens.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Grafton Cottage & Chalets features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). An area shuttle and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. This family-friendly cottage also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Grafton Cottage & Chalets is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 6 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free reception 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast. The cottage offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Pets allowed (no fees)


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 120.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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