Hotel and Travel Information

The RAID block is now sold out.

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Block bookings for RAID 2008 have been reserved at the Boston Marriott Cambridge, located directly across the street from the conference venue. We have guaranteed 35 rooms at the reduced rate of $219 single/double occupancy; you must mention RAID to get the special group rate.

Boston Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center (Broadway & Third Streets)
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 USA
Phone: 1-617-494-6600
Fax: 1-617-494-0036
Price per room per night: $219
Note: When the rooms reserved in the RAID block are sold out, requests will be handled on a space-available basis at the hotel's standard rate. Make your reservations early!

Transportation to the Hotel
By Taxi or Shuttle: Taxis can be hired outside each terminal at Boston Logan International Airport. Fares to and from downtown should average about $25, including tip. Call 24 hours in advance for reservations.

By Train: Boston is served by Amtrak at South Station and Back Bay Station, with frequent departures for and arrivals from New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Back Bay Station is located within 0.2 miles of the hotel; South Station is approximately 1.5 miles from the hotel. The MBTA subway, called the "T", operates from Airport Station on the Blue Line to South Station in downtown Boston.