June 23-27, 2023
Guest House Retreat & Conference Center, 318 West Main Street, Chester, CT 06412
Lodging and Meals
All lodging and meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner buffets) are included in the registration fee. There are single and double occupancy rooms available, each with a private bathroom. Most double occupancy rooms have a queen bed and a twin bed, well spaced out in the room.
There will be hot coffee, hot tea, iced tea, lemonade and cold water available in the dining room. You may bring your own non-alcoholic beverages and store them in the center's refrigerator. You may also bring beer and wine, no alcohol is provided.
All retreat activity will be held in the Center and on the grounds; 12 beautiful, wooded acres with trails, a pond and labyrinth.
We will open with dinner Friday evening, and sessions will run all day Saturday, Sunday and Monday. We will end the retreat Tuesday at 12 noon.
There will be breaks for you to spend time alone or take care of business throughout each day.
What to Bring
Comfortable clothing for sitting, stretching, etc.
Travel insurance if you’d like to purchase it
A framed photograph of your beloved(s) in Spirit
Clothing for both warm and cool climates; historically highs are around 76 degrees fahrenheit and lows are around 59 degrees
An open mind
A willingness to heal your broken heart
$1485.00 USD/person Single Occupancy EARLY BIRD or
$1287.00 USD/person Double Occupancy EARLY BIRD
(see Registration Information for details and more information).
We are so honored and excited to bring you the 1st EVER Transcending Grief Retreat! Kat Baillie and Paige Lee have teamed together to bring you together for this experience!
Kat Baillie - Certified Evidential Medium, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Healer, Connection Coach/Teacher
Paige Lee and her son in Spirit, Bryan
Paige Lee - Grief Transformation Coach, Intuitive Grief Coach, Grief Recovery Method Trainer, Author, Healer
You will be responsible for your transportation to the airport, to the retreat center, and back.
Guest House Retreat & Conference Center is located midway between New York City and Boston, ten miles north of the Long Island Sound coastline. The most common travel hubs are Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and Old Saybrook Train Station. Guest House is not served by public transportation and so arranging a ride with a fellow group member or private car service is highly recommended.
Plan to arrive at the retreat center no later than 5:00 pm EST on Friday, June 23 (if possible) and you may plan to depart any time after 12 pm EST on Tuesday, June 27.
The Guest House is conveniently located near several airports:
- Bradley International Airport (BDL), Windsor Locks (60 minutes)
- Tweed Airport (HVN), New Haven (45 minutes)
- T.F. Green Airport (PVD), Providence (1 hour, 25 minutes)
- LaGuardia Airport, New York (2 hours)
- JFK International Airport, New York (2.5 hours)
- Newark International Airport, Newark (3 hours)
Car Services to Guest House
Call to book your ride as soon as you know your travel dates.
- To and From Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks CT
Hesham Taxi Service – 860.690.1612
Accent Limousine – 860.529.0400
- To and From Old Saybrook Train Station, Old Saybrook CT
Essex Taxi – 860.767.7433
- To and From JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Airports
Liberty Limousine – 800.338.5466
CT Limousine – 800.472.5466
Scanlon – 203.668.4734
Guest House is located about twenty minutes from the Old Saybrook Train Station (OSB). Amtrak and Metro North both stop there, and from the station you can take a private car service (above) to Guest House. Both the New York and Boston trains are approximately two-hour trips.
- Metro North/Shore Line East Railroad: NYC to Old Saybrook, CT Metro North/Shore Line East schedule
- Amtrak: To Old Saybrook, CT
800-872-7245 Amtrak schedule
Directions to Guest House
Driving times without traffic:
New York City: 2 hours | Boston: 2 hours | Providence: 1 hour, 30 minutes | New Haven: 45 minutes | Hartford: 45 minutes