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Your Fairfield, CT Area Guide

Best Western Plus Black Rock Inn in Fairfield, CT. Call the friendly staff of our hotel to plan your trip to Fairfield and the surround areas.

The Culture and History of New England

Fairfield, Connecticut, is an area rich in arts, culture and history. From catching the latest play at Westport Country Playhouse or the latest exhibition of modern art at Housatonic Museum of Art, the Fairfield, CT area is a cultural playground for patrons of the arts.

Higher Education in the Fairfield, Connecticut Area

BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel is conveniently located near five prestigious colleges and universities. Whether you’re visiting these schools as a prospective student or need a place to stay for parents’ weekend, BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel is a warm and welcoming hotel offering comfortable accommodations at tuition-friendly rates.

Shopping and Dining Out in Fairfield, CT

There are many great places to shop and dine in Fairfield, Connecticut. You’ll find a unique treasure in the specialty boutiques in the downtown area; if you’re searching for something specific, try one of the regional malls and shop the hundreds of nationally known stores. Finish off your day of shopping with a great meal at one of several popular restaurants in town. From American-style bistros to Asian cuisine, it’s not hard to find a restaurant that will satiate your hunger for delicious food.

Call the friendly staff of BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel at (203) 659-2200 to book your room and learn more about the great attractions in the Fairfield, CT area.


BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel is one of the most affordable and convenient hotels near Fairfield University, University of Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University. Our hotel has many amenities that make us the perfect home-away-from-home for prospective college students and their parents. Call us at (203) 659-2200 to book your room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel and learn more about schools in the Fairfield, Connecticut area.

Local Fairfield Universities and Colleges

  • Fairfield University – 4 Miles Away
  • University of Bridgeport – 4 Miles Away
  • Sacred Heart University – 6 Miles Away
  • Housatonic Community College – 5 miles away
  • Katherine Gibbs College – 10 Miles Away

Fairfield University Hotel Accommodations for Parents

You’ll enjoy your trip to Fairfield, Connecticut, that much more when you stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel. We are proud to welcome you to our hotel, its gracious accommodations and thoughtful complimentary amenities. With complimentary high-speed Internet access, Deluxe Continental Breakfast with make your own Belgium Waffles and local calls, we are the premier choice for parents on a budget.

Special Deals for Frequent Guests

Be sure to make the most of your stay and join Best Western Rewards as soon as your child starts school at one of the local colleges or universities. After you stay with us once, you’ll be hooked on our comfort and convenience and won’t want to stay anywhere else. The added rewards won’t hurt either! Whether in town for orientation or Parents’ Weekend, BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel is your budget-friendly retreat of choice.

Call the friendly staff of BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel at (203) 659-2200 to book your stay ahead of time when planning a visit during the local area universities’ peak events.

Your Guide to Dining and Shopping in Fairfield, CT

Create lasting memories of your trip to Fairfield, Connecticut, and enjoy the outstanding dining and shopping opportunities that are available at every turn. From downtown Fairfield and downtown Westport to all points in between, BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel is central to everywhere you want to be. Call us at (203) 659-2200 to learn more about the Fairfield, Connecticut area.

Favorite Restaurants in Fairfield, CT

Fairfield Café

770 Commerce Drive | Fairfield, CT 06824 | (203) 331-3911
Open for lunch and dinner, Fairfield Café is an American-style bistro serving up delicious food in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Fairfield Café is open seven days a week and features great Happy Hour specials from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Monday through Friday.

Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill

348 Black Rock Turnpike | Fairfield, CT 06432 | (203) 576-6657
Rated as the number-one oyster bar in Fairfield County, Black Rock Oyster Bar & Grill offers the best seafood in town. In addition to fresh oysters, shrimp, clams and mussels, they have it all, including crisp salads, delectable sandwiches and Southern favorites barbecued to perfection.

CJ’s Deli

154 Kings Highway Cutoff | Fairfield, CT 06824 | (203) 367-1374
Within walking distance to BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel, CJ’s Deli serves up all your favorites at affordable prices.

Fairfield Pizza

1201 Kings Highway East | Fairfield, CT 06824 |(203) 335-5500
Serving the finest in Call for details about catering services for your next event.

Sweet Basil

284 Old Black Rock Turnpike | Fairfield, CT 06825-5509 | (203) 384-8888
Take a culinary trip to the Pacific Rim countries without ever leaving Fairfield, Connecticut. Sweet Basil is a wonderful restaurant serving Pan Asian cuisine made from the freshest ingredients available. Whether you try our Crispy Avocado Shrimp or the Grilled Chilean Sea Bass, you’re sure to satisfy your taste for the exotic.

Fairfield, Connecticut, Shopping Centers

Westfield Trumbull Shopping Center

5065 Main Street | Trumbull, CT 06611 | (203) 372-4500
Westfield Trumbull Shopping Mall is home to more than 170 stores including Abercrombie & Fitch, Forever 21, Lord and Taylor, Macy’s and Kay Jewelers. Whether you’ve come to shop or dine, Westfield Trumbull Shopping Mall has something for everyone.

Westfield Connecticut Post Shopping Center

1201 Boston Post Road | Milford, CT 06460 | (203) 878-6837
With more than 190 stores, Westfield Connecticut Post Shopping Center is a shopper’s paradise. Favorite stores include Borders Books, H&M, Sears, Target and JCPenney. In addition to a diverse mix of retail stores, the shopping center is home to more than 35 restaurants and eateries that specializing in all types of cuisine.

Stamford Town Center

100 Greyrock Place | Stamford, CT 06901-3119 | (203) 324-0935
Stamford Town Center offers a diverse mix of specialty retail stores, family-favorite restaurants and shopper amenities. Serving Fairfield County, this exciting shopping center is home to more than 100 stores including Williams-Sonoma, J. Crew and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Call the staff at BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel at (203) 659-2000 to learn more about the fabulous dining establishments and shopping centers in Fairfield, CT.

Fun Things to Do in Fairfield, CT

Keeping busy during your stay in Fairfield, Connecticut, is easy with so many diverse things to do in the area. Whether you’re in the mood to catch a play or explore a beach, you’re never far from fun and adventure. In addition to shopping, dining and entertainment, Fairfield is near several theatres, music venues, historical sites and museums. Call our knowledgeable staff at BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel today to learn more about all the great things to do in the Fairfield, Connecticut area.

Klein Memorial Auditorium
910 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605-1114
(203) 576-8115
Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06610-1646
(203) 394-6565
Downtown Cabaret Theater
263 Golden Hill Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4185
(203) 576-1636
The Discovery Museum
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-1098
(203) 372-3251
Greater Bridgeport Symphony
446 University Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5627
(203) 576-0263
Captain’s Cove Seaport
1 Bostwick Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605-2408
(203) 335-1433
Housatonic Museum of Art
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 332-5052
(203) 332-5052
Playhouse on the Green
177 Flanders Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 366-4647
Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
600 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5105
(203) 345-2300
Maritime Aquarium
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
(203) 852-9700
Jones Family Winery
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road
Shelton, CT 06484-2054
(203) 929-8425
Barnum Museum
820 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4912
(203) 331-1104
Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course
2390 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825-1198
(203) 373-5911
Westport Country Playhouse
25 Powers Court
Westport, CT 06880-3621
(203) 227-4177
Sherwood Island State Park
Sherwood Island Connector in Westport
(203) 226-6983

Call the staff of BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Hotel at (203) 6559-2200 to learn more about the great things to do in Fairfield, CT and the surrounding areas.