2017 Harvard Tournament
Dates: 2/18/2017 - 2/20/2017

The 43rd Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament 

Even in the dead of winter, inexpensive hotels are difficult to find near Cambridge.  We have secured special rates with the following properties.  In each case, it is necessary when making reservations to indicate that you are attending the Harvard Speech and Debate Tournament. 


The Hyatt Regency Cambridge, 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge

100 rooms. Situated on the Charles River, a five-minute drive to Harvard. The Hyatt is a spectacular property. The hotel also provides one-way complimentary shuttle service to CRLS in the mornings.  Rates are $162.00 per night for up to four persons per room; this includes complimentary access to the Hyatt health club with full lap pool.  Reservations can be made by calling 800-233-1234 or 617-492-1234 by January 25, 2017.

Le Meridien, Cambridge MA  

65 Rooms. Le Meridien is a 4 Diamond rated property, located 3 blocks walking distance from the Central Square subway stop on the Red Line, one stop to Harvard Square.  Sydney's Grille located on property.  Lots of food and shopping are available in the neighborhood.  Grocery store is located in the same complex.  Rates are $189.00 per night for up to four persons per room.  Complimentary wired and wireless Internet is available in all guestrooms and public areas.  For reservations please contact Taylor Entwisle at 617-551-0312 or call toll free 888-627-7025 by January 16, 2017. You may also email brunna.henrique@lemeridiencambridge.com.

The Residence Inn, Marriott, Cambridge Center, Cambridge

75 Rooms.  $199 per night.  Next door to the Cambridge Center Marriott and the T, for a quick ride straight to Harvard.  Parking is available for  $34.00 a day. Reservations can be made by calling Marriott reservations at 800-331-3131 or calling the hotel directly at 617-349-0700, no later than January 25, 2017.

The Residence Inn, Marriott, Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, Boston
50 Studio Suites. Suites for up to 4 people are available at a $189 group rate. Rate includes complimentary full hot breakfast buffet, complimentary wireless internet access and 24 hour fitness center with indoor pool. Located directly on the Boston Waterfront, in the charming Charlestown district of Boston. Hotel within walking distance to the North Station T Stop/Commuter Rail, USS Constitution Ship, Freedom Trail, Historic North End, Faneuil Hall and more. Easily accessible from Boston/Logan Airport,  I-93 and I-90/Mass Pike. Bus parking also available. For more information or to secure your reservations please call hotel sales office directly at 617-933-5314 or by emailing Lauren Buonomo at lauren.buonomo@marriott.com , by January 17, 2017.

The Marriott Hotel, 2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge

310 Rooms.  Next door to the Kendall Square T-stop, for a quick ride straight to Harvard. Rates are $164.00 for up to four persons per room.  Champions restaurant is located on property, with several more food options in the area including Legal Sea Foods. Complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby.  Self Parking available for $25.00 per day; Valet parking available for $33.00 per day.  Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at  617-494-6600 or the national number 800-228-9290.  Reservations must be made by January 26, 2017. Regardless of what the reservations agent tells you on the phone, you cannot make reservations by calling Dallas Perkins or Harvard Debate.  If they instruct you to call Dallas Perkins, ask to speak to the manager.

Holiday Inn, Boston-Bunker Hill, 30 Washington St., Somerville

70 Rooms.   Easily accessible from I-93 and only a five to seven minute drive to the Harvard campus.  Complimentary Internet service throughout the hotel.  Great heated indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi.  The rate is $119.00 for up to four people!  Free Parking and the lowest local area hotel tax.  Reservations by calling 617-628-1000, no later than 5:00 pm, January 17, 2017.

 The Liberty Hotel, Boston

80 Rooms.  Boston's newest luxury hotel, conveniently located next to the MGH/Charles St. T stop on the red line (3 stops from Harvard Square). The Liberty Hotel is a spectacular renovation of the old Suffolk County Jail. It offers easy access to a wealth of outdoor activities, shopping, dining, entertainment venues, and downtown Boston.  Luxurious beds, baths, HD LCD Televisions available.  High speed Internet complementary.  Rooms for up to four people are available for $199.00.  Reservations may be made by calling Jill Doyle at the hotel at 617-224-4015 by January 17, 2017.

DoubleTree Guest Suites, Boston, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston 01234

20 Suites. Just across the Charles River from Harvard, this hotel is home to the world-famous Sculler’s Jazz Club. An all-suites hotel, each suite has two rooms, two TVs and telephones. The rates are $165.00 for king suites up for four persons. The hotel offers a complimentary business center, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, sauna and fitness center. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel at 800-222-TREE (8733) by January 17, 2017.

Doubletreee Club Hotel Boston Bayside, 240 Mt. Vernon Street, Boston MA  02125

30 Rooms.  Rates $135 for up to four persons.  Located near the Columbia/UMass Station stop on the red line -- about a twenty-five minute ride from Harvard Square. It is within walking distance of the JFK Presidential Library and Museum and two miles from the heart of downtown Boston. Reservations may be made by calling 800-222-TREE (8733) no later than January 26, 2017.

Wyndham, Boston, Beacon Hill

250 rooms.  Rates are $139 a night for up to four persons.  Located in the heart of downtown at the foot of Beacon Hill, our hotel is your gateway to the beautiful and historic city of Boston. When the debate has concluded for the day, step out our front door to dining, shopping, and countless historical landmarks. We are one block away from the Red Line T which brings you directly onto the Harvard Campus. Stay with us and make the 2017 Harvard Debate the most exciting event of your team's season! Contact Alex Kajencki for more information, 617-239-2404 / akajencki@wyndham.com. Reservations must be made by February 1, 2017.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 250 Msgr O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
50 rooms.  Rates are $139.00 a night.  This rate includes a comp breakfast buffet, WiFi and individual parking. The hotel is located 3 blocks from the Lechmere Green Line T Station, 1 mile from Kendall Square and 1/2 mile from the Cambridgeside Galleria Mall.  Reservations can be made by calling 617-577-7600 or sending an email to: laiken.rivers@hhmlp.com, by February 6, 2016.

 Hotel Boston, 1650 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA  02135

30 rooms.  Rates are $99.00 a night for up to 4 people per room.  Formerly a Best Western, this hotel offers the best rates of any properties for the tournament.  The rate includes complimentary breakfast and access to the business center.   Reservations can be made calling 617-566-6260 or online at http://www.hotelboston.com/ using code: HARVARDDEBATE by January 19, 2017.

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