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Reunion Weekend May 15-17, 2020

Kent has reserved room blocks at the following hotels:

 

La Quinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham Danbury
116 Newtown Road, Danbury, CT 06810
Rate $89/night, subject to applicable state and local taxes. Includes Bright Side Breakfast. Reserve by April 19.
Online Reservations: Visit our personalized reservation link (Kent-Wyndham)
or
Visit LQ.COM and search for Danbury, CT. Under the “Special Rates” tab, enter Group Code: CGKSAW to access the special group rate.
Phone Reservations: Call 203-798-1200 and mention the group name “Kent School Alumni Weekend”.


Hampton Inn of Danbury
81 Newtown Road, Danbury, CT 06810
Rate $115/night, subject to applicable state and local taxes. Includes hot breakfast. Reserve by April 15.
Online Reservations: Visit our personalized reservation link  (Kent-Hampton)
Phone Reservations: Call 203-748-6677 and mention the group name “Kent School Alumni Reunion”.


Courtyard by Marriott Danbury
3 Eagle Road, Danbury, CT 06810
Rate $139/night, subject to applicable state and local taxes. Reserve by April 12.
Online Reservations: Visit our personalized reservation link (Kent-Courtyard)
Phone Reservations: Call 203-760-2228 and mention booking code “KSAS”.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Kent will provide bus transportation to and from the Hampton Inn of Danbury, Courtyard by Marriott Danbury, and La Quinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham Danbury.
If you would prefer to drive yourself, these hotels are approximately 37 minutes from Kent.
Rideshare such as Uber and Lyft are also available in the Danbury-area.

 

OTHER LOCAL HOTELS 
The following hotels are available for Kent Reunion Weekend but do not have block rooms. Kent will not provide bus transportation from these locations.

Kent
Fife ‘n Drum Inn
860-927-3509

Kent Victorian
2-night minimum stay

Cornwall
Cornwall Inn
860-672-6884
2-night minimum stay

Sharon
Sharon Country Inn
860-364-0036
2-night minimum stay

New Preston
Hopkins Inn
860-868-7295
2-night minimum stay

New Milford
Rocky River Inn
860-355-3208

Homestead Inn
860-354-4080
2-night minimum stay

Litchfield
Litchfield Inn
860-567-4503

 

GETTING TO KENT

By Air:
Distances from nearby airports:

White Plains Airport - 53 miles (est. 1 hour)
Bradley Airport - 57 miles (est. 1.5 hours)
LaGuardia Airport - 80 miles (est. 2 hours)
JFK Airport - 87 miles (est. 2 hours)
Newark Airport - 99 miles (est. 2 hours)

By Train:
Kent is closest to the Ten Mile River station of the Harlem Valley line of Metro North.

By Car:
For driving directions, please use:
1 Macedonia Road, Kent, CT 06757.

Directions From Manhattan (est. 2 hours)

Take I-684 (from West Side: Saw Mill River Parkway to I-684/ from East Side: Major Deegan Expressway North, I-287 East to Brewster, NY/I-684 exit.) Continue straight as I-684 becomes two-lane highway Route 22. Follow 22 North, passing through Pawling, NY, and exit to Route 55 East in Wingdale, NY. At junction of Route 55 and Route 7 (Gaylordsville, CT) take Route 7 North to Kent, CT.

Once in Kent, turn left at stoplight and monument onto Route 341 West. Cross bridge over the Housatonic River and turn left through Kent School gate.

Directions From Albany (est. 2 hours)

Take the NY Thruway to the Taconic Parkway South to exit for Route 23 East to Hillsdale. In Hillsdale, turn right onto NY Route 22 South to Amenia. Turn left at light onto Route 343 East to Sharon, CT. In Sharon go straight at 4-way stop (and clock tower) on Route 4 to Cornwall Bridge. In Cornwall Bridge, turn right onto Route 7 South to Kent, CT.

Once in Kent, turn right at stoplight and monument onto Route 341 West. Cross bridge over the Housatonic River and turn left through Kent School gate.

Directions From Boston (est. 3 hours)

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Sturbridge, MA and I-84 Southwest. Follow I-84 through Hartford, CT to exit #39 for Farmington, CT / Route 4. Travel west on Route 4 into Harwinton and continue straight on Route 118 West.   In Litchfield, continue straight on Route 202 West.  In Washington, take a right on Route 341 West.  Follow Route 341 West to Kent, CT.

Once in Kent, proceed straight at stoplight and monument. Cross bridge over the Housatonic River and turn left through Kent School gate.

Questions? Please contact the Alumni and Development Office at 860-927-6230.