Downtown Hamden, Connecticut









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Things to do in Hamden, Connecticut

Main Street of old Downtown Hamden speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Hamden the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Hamden keeps your pets fed, groomed, clothed and entertained with a wide assortment of ts.s available online and in-store. Does your dog need a bit of training? Check with us for great referrals to dog walkers, trainers and veterinarians who can work with your pets.

Downtown Hamden brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown Hamden has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Hamden is the place to go when you want to freshen up or replace your nails. Call ahead to schedule an appointment, pick your colors and style and let the transformation begin. Some salons offer hair styling and coloring as well as lashes and eyebrow coloring.

Why do you love downtown?

Channal Styers
Will be my first visit taking Easter train ride on Saturday to Watertown super excited see what in this great town!

Amber
The variety of shops!

Cathrine Sutton
Cute shops

Roberta Gomes
it's so quaint!

Paul
I just love the small town vibe.

Restaurants in Hamden, Connecticut


Bagel Bar & Grill

2200 Whitney Avenue # 190
Downtown Hamden



A Taste Of Colombia

546 Benham St
Downtown Hamden



Amici Restaurant Group

1670 Whitney Avenue
Downtown Hamden



Barbara's Restaurant

962 Dixwell Avenue
Downtown Hamden




Downtown Hamden Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Hamden can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.

Upon check-in, slip the desk agent a tip and ask for the best room they can find at your current booked rate. Often times a quick $10 or $20 bill can go a long way towards the mood of the person who directly decides where you lay your head for the night.

Call ahead to make sure your reservation is still active and rebook if there are any price drops or changes in number of people staying with you. Another cost saving tips is to bundle the stay with airport parking and shuttle to avoid hefty fees.



Days Inn Hamden
3400 Whitney Ave