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Boston University (BU) is located at the heart of the city of Boston, a baseball-throw from historic Fenway Park, overlooking the beautiful Charles River, and within walking distance from many of the historic landmarks that defined the American history.

On-Campus Accommodations

The official lodging for the NSF CRI PI Meeting will be the BU Student Residences at 10 Buick street (air-conditioned, fully networked, and extremely affordable).

The Student Residence at 10 Buick Street is an apartment-style residence. This is an air-conditioned facility. Each unit has 4 single-occupancy bedrooms, two bathrooms, a small kitchen and a living room. Bedrooms are furnished with a twin bed, desk and chair, dresser and closet. Kitchens are equipped with a refrigerator, sink, stove, and a microwave oven. Guests must provide their own kitchensupplies and utensils. Living rooms are set comfortably with a sofa and chairs along with a dinette set. In the form below please specify who you would like to share the suite with. If you do not have a preference you will be grouped with other conference attendees of the same gender.

For more information, please for more details please refer to 10 Buick Street Residence Hall description.

Off-Campus Accommodations

If you prefer the additional amenities that come with hotels, then there are many hotels within a short walking distance from BU, and many more that are accessible through Boston's subway system. Please note that if you choose to stay off-campus, NSF will only reimburse the PI (or PI designee) for up to $60/per night for a maximum of 3 nights.

For a complete listing, please refer to the information available through BU Visitor Center. Of the hotels listed on that page, the following is a list of hotels that are frequently approved as vendors for BU, and in which visitors of BU are often housed during the academic year.  

Buckminster Hotel
645 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 236-7050
Rates: From $89-$130
The Gryphon House
9 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 375-9003
Suite: $189 + tax ($212.53)
The Eliot Hotel
370 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215

(617) 267-1607
Suite: $225 + tax ($253.01))
The Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 491-1234
BU Rate: $239+tax ($268.75)
Holiday Inn Hotel in Brookline
1200 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 277-1200
BU Rate: $165+tax  ($185.24)
Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 927-4445
BU Rate: $225+tax ($236.25)

Boston is a popular destination in June, so availability may be an issue. If you are planning to stay off-campus, please make sure to secure your accommodations as early as possible.

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Updated On: April 27, 2007