Accommodation

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Boston University Events & Conferences
925 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
T 617-353-3520 F 617-353-8467

 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS at Boston University

Please note that ALL seminars, colloquia, guest lectures, and panels will take place on the Harvard campus.

Program Dates: July 1st - July 25th
Shoulder Dates: June 29th - July 27th
 
A. Air Conditioned, Suite-Style – Myles Standish Hall:
• $83 per night, single occupancy bedroom, shared bathroom/s within suite.
• $136 per night, double occupancy bedroom ($68 per person per night), shared bathroom/s within suite.

 

Building Description:

Myles Standish Hall is located on the east end of campus at 610 Beacon Street. While this suite-style residence hall has a variety of room layouts, most accommodations are four-person suites. Some consist of one double-occupancy bedroom, two single-occupancy bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Some consist of two double-occupancy bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Please refer to the floor plans below for each of the typical suites.

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Bedrooms are furnished with a twin bed(s), desk(s) and chair(s), and dresser(s). The sinks in the new bathrooms are separated from the shower and toilet to allow residents to use each area simultaneously. Beds made with full bedding and bath towels with basic amenities are provided.

This residence hall has a small common area on each floor that can be utilized by guests staying in the building and several small meeting rooms on the ground floor. Laundry facilities and vending machines are also available in the building. As with all large residence halls on campus, there is a security assistant at the entrance. All conference guests must show their conference ID to gain access to the building.

The Events & Conferences Front Desk Staff is available to assist guests with checking in to the residence on their designated arrival date. The Front Desk Staff is also available on a daily basis to assist guests with both campus and general information.

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B. Non-Air Conditioned, Traditional-Style – Pilgrim House on the Fenway Campus:
• $68 per night single occupancy; with linen service
• $106 per night, double occupancy ($53 per person per night); with linen service
 

The residential floors are arranged with corridors of double and single-occupancy rooms with two shared bathroom areas. Guestrooms include a bed, desk, dresser, and closet for each occupant. Please refer to the diagram below for a typical Pilgrim House floor plan. Beds made with full bedding and bath towels with basic amenities are provided. An ID card is issued to each resident in order to gain access into the building.

The Events & Conferences Front Desk Staff is available to assist guests with checking in to the residence on their designated arrival date. The Front Desk Staff is also available on a daily basis to assist guests with both campus and general information.

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RESIDENTIAL DINING HALLS

2019 Dining Hall Rates:
Breakfast $9.05 per person
Lunch/Brunch $12.15 per person
Dinner $16.10 per person
There is a 7% Massachusetts Meals Tax added to all food and beverages.
Hours Subject to Availability
 

ONLINE BOOKING AND PAYMENT

For reservations, please contact Danny Camacho, Assistant Director, Conference Housing, Boston University: dcamacho@bu.edu
Attendees will be directed to book their rooms on-line with our department via a link that will be created
specifically for this program. We will work with the individual attendees to confirm their reservation, and
then manage any cancellations, outstanding balances or receipt requests.
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For economic housing in the Boston area, look up listings for sublets as the city’s massive student population tends to leave town for the summer. Craigslist Boston will have the most offerings, and sublets usually begin to be posted around March:

https://boston.craigslist.org/

Or join Facebook groups of Boston housing:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/225334081176150/

Monthly rates for an average room in Boston/Cambridge/Somerville go for about $1000-$1200. For slightly cheaper rates you may want to look in Watertown, Belmont, Arlington, and Medford. All four have convenient bus commutes into campus (Bus lines 71,73,77,96 respectively).

- If you want to book earlier, look up Airbnb listings for these areas (Boston/Cambridge/Somerville/Watertown/Belmont/Arlington/Medford):

https://www.airbnb.com

- There are also several B&Bs around campus:

http://www.acambridgehouse.com/accommodations/

http://www.afinow.com/

https://www.irvinghouse.com/

https://www.cambridgeusa.org/listing/scholars-house

http://bowershousebnb.com/

http://www.davissqinn.com/rooms.htm