Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel Introduces Campus Visit Weekend Package for College-Bound Families

May 07, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
BOSTON, MA May 7, 2009 As any parent of a college-bound kid can attest, touring college campuses or helping your child settle into a new dorm can be quite a production. To make this rite of passage a little easier, the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel has introduced a new "College Visit" weekend package.

This hotel weekend package includes deluxe hotel accommodations (with king or two double beds), complimentary high-speed Internet access in the guestroom, a $10 Charlie Card for riding the Boston subway, as well as complimentary parking for one vehicle throughout the stay. In addition, a personal concierge will be available to help make plans and arrangements before the guests' arrival, and during the stay.

Located near many universities, including MIT and Harvard, Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel's "College Visit" package is available now through December 31, 2009. This Boston weekend package starts at $159 per room, per night (not including tax). For more information and reservations, visit or call 1-800-228-9290, refer to promotional code UY7. Terms and conditions apply.

Centrally located in Kendall Square, just across the Charles River from downtown Boston, the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel is surrounded by colleges and universities, scientific research centers and historic sites. Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Tufts and Emerson College are all just minutes away from the hotel. The hotel is also in close proximity to Logan Airport, Amtrak's South Station or Back Bay Stations, I-93, and the MBTA public transportation system.

The landmark 26-story Boston hotel offers 433 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, all of which feature high-speed Internet access, high definition televisions, 300-thread-count linens, down comforters, abundant pillows and thicker mattresses. Dining options include: MC2, an American Bistro, open for breakfast and lunch; Characters Bar & Grill, serving pub food and classic drinks for lunch and dinner; a Starbucks coffee bar; a lobby lounge; and room service, available from 6 am to midnight. Hotel guests enjoy a sparkling indoor pool, and newly remodeled fitness center with sauna and whirlpool. A gift shop offers convenience items, reading materials and Cambridge keepsakes. For hotel information and reservations, please call (617) 494-6600 or visit