Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) does not provide shuttle service to and from area hotels. Since there is no public transportation to BNL, attendees are strongly advised to make car rental arrangements prior to arrival.
All hotels are extending special rates to meeting participants. When booking a room, you must guarantee your room with a credit card. Any cancellations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance of scheduled arrival.
Danfords Hotel & Marina
25 East Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
A block of rooms at the Danfords Hotel & Marina have been reserved at a preferred rate of $119 US (plus applicable taxes) and are on a first-come first-served basis. Interested participants are encouraged to make their reservations early. Includes complimentary high-speed internet.
The Danfords Hotel & Marina is located at 25 East Broadway in Port Jefferson.
By Air - From Kennedy Airport, follow Belt Parkway to Southern State Parkway East to Sagtikos Parkway NORTH. Take Long Island Expressway (495) East to Exit 62 NORTH (County Road 97/Nichols Road).
Follow County Road 97 North 8 miles to end - passing SUNY at Stony Brook. Bear right at railroad bridge onto Route 25A East, through Setauket, then into Port Jefferson. Danfords Inn is on the left, next to the Port Jefferson/Bridgeport Ferry.
By Train - It is possible to take the Long Island Railroad to Danfords Hotel, however it can be a 1-1/2 to 2 hour trip. Take the Airtrain from Kennedy to the LIRR Jamaica station. From the Jamaica station take the LIRR train to Port Jefferson Station (there is a train change at Huntington Station).
From the Port Jefferson station it is a 1.3 mile walk or taxi ride directly down 25A to Danfords.
By Car - Alternatively you can contact a car service for a direct ride between the airport and Danfords. Contact the Workshop secretary.
Please note, limited on-site housing is available. All guests must contact the BNL Housing Office directly to make their own reservations at their personal expense unless other arrangements are made by the meeting coordinator.
Important Notice: All guests (U.S. and Non-U.S. Citizens) planning to stay on-site must complete the additional Guest Registration form and be approved in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS).
While the immediate vicinity around BNL has no large hotels, there are many establishments within a 45 minute drive of the Laboratory.
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