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Hotel Buckminster

645 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215 (800-558-3299)

To the hotel (from the Massachusetts Turnpike, Route 90)

Exit LEFT at the Cambridge/Allston exit. (50 cent toll) When the off-ramp splits, keep right (going towards Cambridge). At the stop light at the end of the ramp, you should still be on the right side. Go through that light, then make a right at the next light (the DoubleTree Hotel will be on your right). Stay left and follow the signs to Soldiers Field Road and Storrow Drive. This road will take you along the river, which will be on your left side as you head towards the city. Take the Fenway/Copley exit. When this ramp splits, go towards Fenway. At the first light after the off-ramp, take a right onto Beacon Street. This leads to Kenmore Square, which is a complicated intersection. While on Beacon Street, stay in the MIDDLE. Go through the intersection, between the US Trust and the Pizzeria Uno. The front of the hotel will be on your left, and is the same building as the Pizzeria Uno. (Parking:  there is a public parking garage just past the hotel)

By T

Pick up the green line inbound at the Kenmore Square station. At the Park Street station, transfer to the red line (towards Alewife) and get off at the Harvard Square stop. (**On your way back, do not take the E route on the green line)

From the hotel to Harvard Sq (starting from the parking garage)

Turn right onto Beacon Street. Follow the flow of traffic through Kenmore Square. After the intersection, you will be on Commonwealth Ave. Stay right. When you see the Eliot Hotel on your right, make a left onto Massachusetts Avenue. This will take you across the river and will lead you to Harvard Square, characterized by high pedestrian traffic. Harvard University will be on the right, surrounded by brick walls and tall gates.