Days Inn Groton 135 Gold Star Hwy, Groton, CT06340 The Days Inn Groton has 59 rooms, each complete with a fridge and a microwave. It is a popular spot for longer-term…More business travelers at Electric Boat, Pfizer and General Dynamics. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a laundry room, continental breakfast, phones, high-speed Internet and cable television. Guests can get a free workout at nearby Workout World, and they receive a 10 percent discount at local restaurants Koto and Applebee's.
Electric Boat employs about 10,000 people, including 7,500 at the shipyard in Groton, and it is one of the…More area’s largest employers. Most of the company's work comes from the construction of submarines, but Electric Boat also performs maintenance and modernization work, and is developing a new submarine that carries nuclear missiles and could provide a significant amount of future work.
Electric Boat bought the former Pfizer Research and Development building in New London, and expects to have 3,000 to 3,500 employees there by the end of 2012.
Since the company is a secure defense site, it is closed to the public. The company does not permit tours of the facility, but the public can visit the Navy's Submarine Force Library and Museum, also in Groton, by calling 860-694-3174.
Submarine Veterans Club is located on School Street in Groton, Connecticut, just minutes away from General Dynamics.…More Submarine Veterans Club was established in 1966 by Dominic "Joe" Negri for the members of the U.S. Subvets. The club is used for special events and dinners, and is the location of monthly Veterans meetings.
The building has a full bar and serves lunch Monday through Friday and is used for private events such as weddings, reunions, birthday parties and other private functions. For more information visit the club's webisite or call 860-445-5262.