Boston Marriott Cambridge Helps Hotel Guests Discover Massachusetts' Hidden Gems with Museum Package

November 11, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Cambridge, MA November 11, 2010 Families looking for an unusual weekend getaway will be delighted to discover the Boston Marriott Cambridge hotel's new "Hidden Gems of Cambridge" museum package. This museum package includes deluxe hotel accommodations (with king or two double beds); four passes to the Harvard University Museum of Natural History; and complimentary use of the hotel's beautiful indoor pool and health club.

The "Hidden Gems of Cambridge" museum hotel package is based on availability, Thursday through Sunday nights, now through December 30, 2010. Museum package rates range from $159 to $329 per hotel room in Cambridge, per night (not including tax). For more information and reservations, please visit or call 1-800-228-9290, and refer to promotional package code VUP. Advance purchase is required; other terms and conditions apply.

About the Harvard Museum of Natural History
With a mission to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the natural world, the Harvard Museum of Natural History presents to the public Harvard's natural history collections and research of scientists across the University. Its historic displays include an extensive collection of minerals and meteorites; fossil, taxidermy, and jarred specimens; and the world-famous Blaschka "Glass Flowers". Located in Cambridge, MA, the museum's exhibitions highlight current science and address contemporary issues including climate change and new insights in evolutionary biology.

The museum offers a wide array of lectures, classes, and programs for learners of all ages from school children to adults. 180,000 annual visitors make the Harvard Museum of Natural History the University's most visited museum. The Harvard Museum of Natural History is located at 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA, a 6-7 minute walk from the Harvard Square T station. The museum is handicapped accessible. For general information, call 617.495.3045 or visit

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 Boston 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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