Jamboree/Hotels

From 2008.igem.org

Note: NEW room blocks have been added for iGEM 2008 --Meagan 14:12, 24 April 2008 (UTC)


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The following is a listing of hotels that you can consider when looking for accommodations for the 2008 iGEM Jamboree. Some of the hotels specifically have room blocks for iGEM participants. Also check out the MIT list of local temporary housing.

We recommend booking your room as soon as possible. See the schedule for more information. Remember that this year there will be several additional sessions in the days following the Jamboree. Keep this in mind when planning your trip.


Notes:
We recommend housing at least 3 students per room.

All iGEM Block rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis so it is recommended that you make your reservations early.

The Jamboree will take place at:
MIT- Stata Center
32 Vassar St.
Cambridge, MA 02139


Contents

[edit] Hotels with iGEM Room Blocks

[edit] Cambridge Mariott

  • iGEM 08 Room Block Available!
  • Price: $179US plus applicable tax
  • Contact
  • Phone booking:
    • Call the Cambridge Marriott (phone number above) and ask for iGEM room block to book rooms at the above price
    • Deadline: September 19, 2008
  • Transportation to/from: 5 minute walk to Stata Center


[edit] Le Meridien Hotel (formerly Hotel@MIT)

  • iGEM 08 Room Block Available!
  • Price: $199US plus applicable tax
  • Contact
  • Phone booking:
    • Call the Le Meridien Hotel (phone number above) and ask for iGEM08 room block to book rooms at the above price
    • Deadline: October 8, 2008
  • Transportation to/from: 15 minute walk to Stata Center


[edit] Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cambridge/Boston

  • iGEM Room Block Available!
  • Price: $149US plus applicable tax
  • Contact
  • Phone booking:
    • Call the Holiday Inn Express (phone number above) and ask for iGEM 2008 room block to book rooms at the above price
    • Deadline: October 8, 2008
  • Transportation to/from: 15-20 minute walk to campus


[edit] Extended Hotel List

The information for the hotels below is from iGEM 2007. We will update it with room block information if/when it becomes available for iGEM 2008 but it is a good starting point if you are looking for hotels in addition to the three hotels with iGEM 2008 room blocks listed above.


[edit] Holiday Inn: Boston Government Center

  • Room details: single or double occupancy; complimentary high speed wireless in rooms
  • Contact
  • Transportation to/from: 15-20 minute scenic walk across the Charles river to the Jamboree or 2 minute walk to Charles/MGH T stop (MBTA) on the Red line (take to Kendall Square to get to Stata Center)


[edit] Holiday Inn: Somerville


[edit] Best Western: Hotel Tria


[edit] Westin Waltham

  • Contact
  • Transportation to/from: take the MBTA bus 70A to Massachusetts Avenue and Sidney Street and walk 5 minutes down Massachusetts Ave to the Stata Center


[edit] Kendall Hotel


[edit] Hyatt Regency Cambridge


[edit] Royal Sonesta Hotel


[edit] Hampton Inn Boston/Cambridge


[edit] The Charles Hotel