Boston: Attendees to the 2010 MIT LINC Conference will
fly into Boston’s Logan International Airport. The conference
hotel is a 20-minute taxi ride from the airport. Boston taxis
are available at Logan terminals 24 hours a day. Areas within
a 20-mile radius of downtown Boston are charged a metered rate.
All fares are based upon the occupancy of one to four passengers
Hotel: Le Méridien Cambridge-MIT at 20 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA 02139, Telephone: (617) 577-0200.
Anchoring the renowned University Park at MIT, this hotel stands
amidst an area legendary for its infrastructure of invention.
Read more: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3253
To book a room, click here.
Due to the large number of LINC 2010 conference registrants, we have had to book conference rooms at a second hotel. It is the Boston Marriott Cambridge at 50 Broadway Street in Cambridge, MA. - located two subway stops and across the Charles River from downtown Boston. Rooms will be available here at the conference rate until May 12th. Booking of rooms at this hotel will begin on Monday, April 26th. To book a room, click here.
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