Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel Offers Packages for Campus Visits to Families that are College-Bound

October 17, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
BOSTON, MA October 17, 2010 — Touring college campuses is a time honored rite of passage for child and parent. For the child, the world is an open book, in which each college campus offers a tantalizing glimpse into the next chapter of life. For the parent, the world is an appointment book, holding a mind-boggling number of admissions meetings, taking place in disparate locations over just a few short weekends. To help make this daunting process more enjoyable, the Boston Marriott Cambridge hotel is now offering a "College Visit" weekend hotel package.

Close to the gates of some of the finest universities and colleges near Boston Harvard, MIT, Tufts University, Boston University and Emerson College the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel is perfectly situated for your area campus visits and appointments.

The hotel's "College Visit" package includes deluxe hotel accommodations, complimentary high-speed internet access in the guestroom, complimentary parking for one vehicle, and a $10 Charlie Card for riding the subway (the hotel is just steps away from the "Kendall Square" station). In addition, a personal concierge will be available to help make plans and arrangements before your arrival, and during your stay in Boston.

Boston Marriott Cambridge hotel's "College Visit" package is based on availability, Thursday through Sunday nights, now through December 30, 2010. Package rates range from $129 to $329 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.

About Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel
Centrally located in Kendall Square, just across the Charles River from downtown Boston, the Boston Marriott Cambridge hotel is surrounded by universities, scientific research centers and historic sites. Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Tufts and Emerson College are all just minutes away. 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. This landmark 26-story hotel offers 433 comfortably appointed 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. Guests enjoy a sparkling indoor pool, and well equipped 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

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