Paris Ontario Accommodations Grand River

Accommodations in Paris Ontario... Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Retreat Centres and Riverside Camping... all close to our outdoor adventures on the Grand River.  

The Arlington Hotel 

Located in beautiful Paris, Ontario, the Arlington Hotel overlooks the Grand River and bustling downtown. With wonderful views and a unique collection of rooms and suites, this historic landmark is the perfect choice for your next getaway. Only moments away from major attractions and events, the Arlington is the perfect escape from the ordinary.

106 Grand River Street North, Paris, Ont N3L 2M5  .   226 227 1767 .   Website 


"The Place on the Edge of Wilderness"... Five Oaks Retreat Centre

This nearby Paris accommodation is located 4 km south of Paris,Ont... just off the 403. Five Oaks offers the opportunity to stay in a beautiful wilderness setting overlooking the Grand River Valley. Overnight accomodations include dorm rooms, chalets and full size houses. Reservations required

Available for individuals, families, sport teams and large groups.

There are conference and meeting rooms, plus an on-site restaurant, called the Acorn Cafe... group catering available too. 

1 Bethel Rd, Paris, Ont  N3L 3E3  .  519-442-3212  .  More Details


Grand River Rafting Campsites

We have four private secluded wooded tenting sites right on the river. There is vehicle access.  The sites have porta potties, fire pit, grates, picnic tables and lots of firewood to gather. Bring your own water and hand saw... there is no running water or hydro.

There are two 24 hour grocery stores 10 kms away. To view tenting sites, costs and info click here . There are no poisonous snakes or dangerous animals like bears. There are deer, wild turkeys and raccoons. You can swim, paddle and fish from the campsites.

Canoes or kayaks can be rented and delivered to your site.   


Behind the Pines Bed and Breakfast

Behind The Pines Bed & Breakfast is located in the Cobblestone Capital of CanadaParis, Ontario.Spend the night and enjoy the nearby quaint riverside shops of the prettiest town in Ontario. Or relax with an amazing rafting drift through the beautiful Grand River Valley.

Our guest quarters are upstairs and include 2 bedrooms, bathroom and a sitting room with TV. The sitting room has a single sofa bed so we can accommodate a family of five. The host quarters are on the first floor at the opposite end of the house. 

For rates and reservations contact: or call 519-442-1740   


Brant Park Inn and Conference Centre (BEST WESTERN PLUS) 

Enjoy a family or corporate stay at Brantford's BEST WESTERN PLUS just 15 minutes from Grand River Rafting's launch points. This spacious hotel includes easy access to the 403 highway, meeting rooms, Myra's Bar & Grill. pool & hot tub... even fun, private bedrooms with bunkbeds for kids.

Experience their family getaway with "Huck Finn Rafting" and "African Lion Safari" packages.

For more information visit the BEST WESTERN PLUS website or call 1-877-341-1234. 



Hamilton/Brantford Hampton Inn & Suites 

The Hampton is located at the Oak Park Rd 403 exit near Paris-Brantford. Relax in their salt water pool and hot tub... or work out in their fitness centre.  All rooms include coffee maker, microwave and fridge. Amenities include high speed internet, Business centre and complimentary daily newspaper. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast every morning.

Less then 10 minutes from rafting or cycling along the Grand River.

For more information visit the Brantford Hampton website or call 1-519-720-0084



Mohawk Residence & Conference Centre, Hamilton, On

Residence & Conference Centre is located on the Hamilton escarpment and proud to be situated on Mohawk College, Fennell Campus. As a seasonal accommodation facility, we are available from May until the end of August each year.

Our signature style suites consist of two private bedrooms with one (double) bed in each room, a kitchenette (microwave, full fridge, counter space, kitchen table) and a private 3-piece bath. 

Our available services & amenities include complimentary parking for Residence overnight guests, full housekeeping, on site laundry conveniences, common area cooking & BBQ facilities. Guests may enjoy our games rooms, movie theatre, on site fitness centre and complimentary continental breakfast serve fresh each morning, all included at one reasonable price. Virtual link :   Mohawk Residence & Conference Centre-Hamilton

Mohawk Residence & Conference Centre - Hamilton

245 Fennell Avenue West

Hamilton, ON  L9C 7V7

Reservations: 1-877-225-8664 


 Other Trailer & Tenting Parks


Grand River Conservation Parks

Enjoy two family Conservation Camping Areas less then 10kms from our rafting start points


Pinehurst Conservation Area

Pinehurst Lake is a nine-hectare (23-acre) kettle lake formed by a single piece of ice. The nine-hectare (23-acre) lake has a sandy beach and is surrounded by mature Carolinian forest. During the summer months (April-October) PinehurstLake is transformed into a summer playground offering camping, swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking and hiking opportunities. This is one of our most favorite family/friend parks for camping. Video with photographs of what Pinehurst Lake is like. Information on costs, facilities and reservations visit their website.   

Brant Park Conservation Area

Brant Conservation Area is nestled in a bend of the Grand River amid the historic communities of Brantford and Brant County, and just a few minutes away from the First Nations territories of the Six Nations and Mississaugas of the New Credit. It makes a great home base for campers who want to explore this historic part of Ontario, but it is also popular for anglers, hikers, bikers and canoeists. It's a great place to spend a week camping, or an afternoon enjoying sun and fun at our 1.25-acre swimming pool. Information on costs, facilities and reservations visit their website.