StaySmart at the Best of Hotels in Branford, CT. Visitors to the New Haven, CT area looking for hotels with the most comfortable and practical accommodations choose our Holiday Inn Express Branford, CT hotel. The town of Branford is situated just 10 mi from downtown New Haven, CT and our hotel's locale puts you in the middle of the area's most desirable attractions and business destinations. Leisure guests trekking along the area's 250 mi of coastline love this hotel's location in Branford, CT. Sites like Lighthouse Point, Thimble Islands, and Ocean Beach State Park are just minutes away and are popular with nature lovers and urbanites alike. With downtown New Haven boutiques and cafes nearby, as well as the Shubert Performing Arts Center, and Yale University, this hotel is a perfect pick for artsy travelers as well. Business travelers to our Branford, CT hotel enjoy the best of all worlds. Downtown Branford businesses are just a mile away, ensuring an expedient commute, and our hotel near Lighthouse Point provides a soothing, scenic coastal backdrop. The New Haven Convention Center is also within our hotel's vicinity and Bradley International Airport is just 45 minutes away. As one of the newest hotels in the area our Branford, CT. Holiday Inn Express accommodations definitely set the bar high. Call us today and enjoy cozy guest rooms, superior service.