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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.

Meeting Hotel

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
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.

  • Reservation Cutoff Date: March 06, 2014
  • Method of Payment: Self-Pay (credit card)
  • Telephone Reservations: 1-800-332-6367
    Group Code: BNL-LARP-CM22
  • Online Reservations Group Code: LARP
    • Directions to Danfords Inn

      The Danfords Hotel & Marina is located at 25 East Broadway in Port Jefferson.

      Map & Directions | Danfords Property Map | Local Weather

      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.

      Direct Airport Information: Newark, LaGuardia, JFK

      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.

Accommodations at Brookhaven Lab

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.

NoticeImportant 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).

  • Please contact the BNL Housing Office at 631-344-2541 or 631-344-2551 or send email to for questions regarding: On-site housing registration requirements for Non-BNL/DOE and Non-U.S. Citizen attendees, Reservations or Rate information.
  • Reservation Deadline: April 23, 2014.
  • A block of rooms have been reserved under 2014/LARP Review.
    When contacting the Housing Office, please provide the following information:
    Name, Affiliation, Office Address, Arrival Date, Departure Date, Reference Name (2014/LARP Review), and room type, see below.
    Housing Rates:

    Effective as of February 1, 2018
    Note: Rates may increase on February 1, 2019

    - BNL Dorms: $50.00 US/night
  • If arriving after 10:00 PM, you may pick up your keys at Police Headquarters (Bldg. 50), directly across from the Brookhaven Center (Bldg.30).
  • All reservations are guaranteed and must be paid if not cancelled by 1:00 PM on the day of arrival.
  • Fees for on-site housing are paid directly to the Housing Office, upon check-in. The following forms of payment are accepted: cash, checks, travelers checks, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
  • Cancellation Policy
  • General Information

Other Nearby Hotels

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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Last Modified: December 27, 2017