Travel Info/GCR

GCR Travel and Accommodation Information

There are many accommodation options in the immediate area; the following are our suggestions based on location and quality.

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Holiday Inn Bridgeport

holiday-inn-bridgeport-3966355331-4x31070 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06604

(203) 334-1234

The Holiday Inn is a high-rise hotel. It is a three-block walk from the Bridgeport train station, and two a two-minute drive to Gold Coast Recorders via taxi. Numerous restaurants and several bars are within walking distance.

Room with two full beds typically range from $109 -$159 /night

 

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Rodeway Inn Stratford

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10 Washington Pkwy, Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 377-6288 https://www.choicehotels.com/connecticut/stratford/rodeway-inn-hotels/ct090

The Rodeway Inn is a charming sea-side motel above a popular diner/outdoor bar called ‘Marnicks.’ Some rooms have ocean views. Gold Coast Recorders is a ten-minute drive away via taxi or UBER car. The beach is a popular spot for sunbathing, jogging, and bird-watching.

Rodeway Rates for room with two beds:
$69-$139 per night (rates depend on season and view)

On-site restaurant “Marnicks” operates fall/winter 6:30AM -8PM, spring/summer 6:30A to 10P; Summer bar open until 1AM. There is also a decent Italian restaurant with bar across the street from The Rodeway Inn.

Travel

Bridgeport Train Station

(10 blocks from Gold Coast Recorders)Address: 525 Water Street, Metro North Station, Bridgeport, CT 06604

This station is connected to New York’s Grand Central Station via the Metro North Railroad. The trip takes approximately 80 minutes and tickets are approximately $15 one-way.
This station is also connected to the entire US via Amtrak. Amtrak rates vary widely. *************

Area Airports:

John F Kennedy International Airport

Travel time to Bridgeport approximately 2 to 3 hour drive (traffic depending) via car or 3 to 4 hours via public transit

Car rentals available at the airport to qualified drivers Flights arrive and depart from around the world daily

LaGuardia Airport

Travel time to Bridgeport approximately 60 minutes to two-hour drive or 3 to 4 hours via public transit.
Car rentals available at the airport to qualified drivers
Flights from around the US arrive and depart daily

Tweed New Haven Airport

Travel time to Bridgeport approximately 30 minutes via taxi or UBER car.
Several flights daily to and from Philadelphia International airport via American Eagle; connect in Philadelphia to destinations throughout the world.

Bridgeport Taxi services:

Yellow Taxi
65 Stillman St Bridgeport, CT 06608 (203) 916-5135

Metro Taxi 203-777-7777 203-333-3333