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Local accommodations

May 2024 is commencement season in the Boston/Cambridge area, and hotel rates are higher than usual. Early booking is recommended. 

There are a number of hotels in the local area. View a complete list here, or click into the map below to search and filter. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel accommodations.


MIT is located on the north shore of the Charles River Basin in Cambridge, MA, USA. The campus is within three miles of two major interstate highways and less than six miles from a major international airport; it is accessible via public transportation. MIT is a 15-30 minute walk from downtown Boston (depending on the weather). MIT is a 30-40 minute walk from Harvard University, which is located just up the river from MIT.

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