Friday: Northwest Building, Harvard University
52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
79 John F. Kennedy Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge, MA 02138
+ (617) 495‑1100
* Photo ID is required to enter Harvard facilities.
Friday, April 11th: Register early! Registration will be open 4:00pm-5:00pm at the Northwest Building. (http://goo.gl/maps/mG9go).
Saturday, April 12th: Registration will be open 8am-9am in the ground floor of the Littauer building, at the Harvard Kennedy School.
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Taxi Cabs from Logan Airport
Estimated arrival time: 20–30 minutes
Estimated fares: $30-$45 (subject to change)
- Yellow Cab: + (617) 547‑3000
- Ambassador Brattle Cab: + (617) 492‑1100
- Green Cab: + (617) 623‑6000
- Union Taxi: + (617) 661‑2500
- US Shuttle: + (617) 894‑3100 (door-to-door service for Logan Airport) –
- Come out of the station near the Harvard News Stand, you will be facing the Harvard Coop.
- Head left down JFK Street towards the river.
- You will pass Pizzeria Uno on your left and Urban Outfitters on your right.
- Continue down the street for three blocks.
- The third block is Eliot Street and the Eliot Street Cafe (Dunkin’ Donuts) is on the corner.
- The Kennedy School is directly across the street from the Eliot Street Cafe (Dunkin’ Donuts).
From Logan Airport Follow signs for I-90 West (Massachusetts Turnpike/Ted Williams Tunnel). Take I-90 West to exit 20 for Brighton and Cambridge. Keep right at the fork toward Cambridge Street. Follow signs for Cambridge / Somerville until you join Cambridge Street, turning right slightly. Turn left onto Memorial Drive. Turn right onto John F. Kennedy Street. Turn left onto Eliot Street and the entrance to the Harvard Kennedy School will be to your left.
From north and south of Boston Take I-93 North or South to exit 20 for I-90 West (Massachusetts Turnpike). Take I-90 West to exit 20 for Brighton and Cambridge. Keep right at the fork toward Cambridge Street. Follow sings for Cambridge / Somerville until you join Cambridge Street, turning right slightly. Turn left onto Memorial Drive. Turn right onto John F. Kennedy Street. Turn left onto Eliot Street and the entrance to the Harvard Kennedy School will be to your left.
Subway from Logan Airport
Take shuttle bus to SOUTH STATION subway (Silver Line — SL1)
Red Line outbound, direction ALEWIFE (HARVARD is the sixth stop)
For more information on the subway directions and fares, click here.
Arrival at Harvard Square Station
Finding metered parking in Harvard Square is extremely difficult. We suggest using Public Parking. There are garages on Eliot Street directly opposite the school, as well as at the Charles Hotel, and on University Place. (See Map 1). Daily parking rates at these garages is about $20. Visitor parking is also available for $10 from Harvard University Parking Services.
Harvard lots are further from the school, though generally served by free shuttles.
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Courtyard By Marriott Boston / Cambridge*
Address: 777 Memorial Drive Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Phone(s): + (617) 492‑7777
Website: Courtyard By Marriott Boston / Cambridge
Address: 1 Bennett Street Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138
Phone(s): + (617) 864‑1200
Website: Charles Hotel
The Inn at Harvard
The Inn at Harvard Located on the Harvard University campus is a refined, traditional inn. Owned by the university, this Cambridge hotel is located in the heart of the energy and excitement of the campus. Offering superior service and relaxing accommodations, The Inn at Harvard is perfect for business and leisure travel.
Address: 1201 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone(s): + (617) 491‑2222
Website: The Inn at Harvard
The Harvard Square Hotel
Address: 110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone(s): + (617) 864‑5200
Website: The Havard Square Hotel Website
Notes: Located across the street from the Kennedy School, this recently refurbished hotel has 73 rooms. High speed internet is available in all rooms, parking available at an additional charge.–
The Sheraton Commander
Address: 16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
Phone(s): + (617) 547‑4800
Website: The Sheraton Commander Website
Notes: Located within 10 minutes walk of the Kennedy School, this large hotel has all the traditional amenities, including high speed internet, fitness center and restaurant.–
Doubletree Guest Suites Boston
Address: 400 Soldiers Field Road, Cambridge, MA 02134
Phone(s): + (617) 783‑0090
Website: Double Guest Suites Boston Website
A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge
Address: 1657 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone(s): + (877) 994‑0844 or + (617) 868‑7082
Website: A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge Website
Notes: Small historic B&B located a 15 minute walk from the Kennedy School. This option is less expensive than many of the larger hotels and includes a gourmet breakfast. There are only three rooms, however, and pets, smoking and children under 12 are not allowed. Parking available.–
A Friendly Inn at Harvard Square
Address: 1673 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone(s): + (617) 547‑7851
Website: A Friendly Inn at Harvard Square Website
Notes: The Friendly Inn is a 15 minute walk to the Kennedy School. Breakfast included and DSL is available in every room. Parking available.–
The Irving House
Address: 24 Irving Street,
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone(s): + (617) 547‑4600
Website: The Irving House Website
Notes: Located about 15 minutes from the Kennedy School, rooms include wireless internet and Continental breakfast. Handicap accessible.–
Address: 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone(s): + (617) 492 1234
Website: Hyatt Regency’s Website
For cheaper accommodations, please look at the following:
- HI Boston http://www.bostonhostel.org/
- AirBNB http://www.airbnb.com/
Notes: Harvard Kennedy School does not endorse these hotels and accommodation options and will not be responsible for any unforeseen circumstances.