Hotel Information

For information on getting to the hotels, please see our travel and parking page.

Remember: Arisia will be adding an extra day for 2008.

Arisia '08 will use two hotels. All functions and parties will be at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge . Overflow sleeping rooms will be at Le Meridien Cambridge (formerly the Hotel @ MIT). There will be shuttle bus service between the two hotels.

All regular rooms at both hotels are $119 per night plus 12.45% tax.

Rooms at Le Meridien Cambridge

The room block at Le Meridien is closed.

We will not be doing blocking at the overflow hotel; rooms there will be intermingled with the general public. All rooms at the overflow hotel are Quiet rooms.

If you made a reservation with Hotel@MIT, the change of ownership at the hotel will not effect your reservation.

Rooms at the Hyatt

Rooms at the Hyatt are SOLD OUT.

All regular rooms at the Hyatt are the same size, but some have a Queen bed, some have a King, and some have two Double beds.


There are four blocks at the Hyatt: Quiet, Active, Smoking, and Party Host.

Party Hosts

Please contact to let us know if you will be hosting open or closed parties, so we can place you appropriately.


To find out about reserving a room on Dealers Row, please go to the Dealer Info page.

Handicap Access

The Hyatt has two levels of handicap-accessible room. All have accessible fixtures in the bathroom. All are located in Active areas, so as to be near the elevators. Rooms with tub and hand bars are available with one Queen or two Double beds. Rooms with roll-in shower are only available with one Queen bed. If you need an accessible bathroom, please contact For other access issues, please contact

Cots/Rollaways, Cribs, Mini-Fridges, etc

King and Queen rooms can have a cot added to them. Any room can have a crib or mini-fridge. There is a charge of $25 for the weekend for mini-fridges, except in case of medical necessity. Please contact to request these. We will be giving the final list of requests to the hotel on December 1, so get your requests in soon!

For any other requests please contact


Suites at the Hyatt are sold out. To be added to the waiting list for a suite, please contact If you can let us know how you plan to use the suite, that will be helpful with placement and also allow us to suggest alternatives in case a suite does not become available. Suites are $239 per night for 1br, or $358 per night for 2br, plus 12.45% tax. All 1br suites have King beds. All 2br suites have one King room and one Double/Double room. None of the couches in any of the suites fold out.

Connecting Rooms

All connecting rooms in the hotel connect from a room in one block to another room in the same block. No more than two rooms connect anywhere in the hotel. Rooms in the quiet and smoking blocks connect through a shared foyer. Rooms in the active block connect directly. Please mail before December 1 to request a connecting door.

Special Placement (Shabbat, Staff, etc)

If you would like your reservation to be placed on a low floor to be close to the Staff Den or for religious or mobility reasons, please contact by December 1.

Waiting List

Please send mail to to be added to the waiting list. In addition to the types of rooms you prefer, please let us know if this is a request for a change of room type or a request for an entirely new reservation.

Viewing, Cancelling, Or Modifying Reservations

To view, cancel, or modify a reservation at the Hyatt, visit this link.

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