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Both conference hotels are connected via skywalk to the Hynes Convention Center and are conveniently located in the Copley Square area of the city.

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Conference location
The Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
617 954 2000
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Hotel reservations
AIGA has arranged for discounted accommodations for the conference. Both hotels are connected via skywalk to the Hynes Convention Center and are conveniently located in the Copley Square area of the city. Please note that reservation requests received after August 23, 2005 will be accepted by the hotel on a space and rate availability basis.

When you make your reservation, be sure to mention you are attending the AIGA Design Conference 2005

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Room rate: $229 single or double occupancy
Reservations: 800 228 9290 or 617 236 5800
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Westin Copley Place Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Room rate: $229 single or double occupancy
Reservations: 800 228 3000 or 617 262 9600
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New hotels added!
Due to high demand for both conference hotels, the following properties are also offering discounted AIGA rates:

Onyx Hotel
The Onyx is a Kimpton boutique hotel located near Boston's Italian North End and blocks from Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. The hotel is a brief trolley ride (Green Line) or a five-minute cab ride to the Hynes Convention Center. Limited morning complimentary car service will also be provided.
155 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114
Room rate: $229 single or double
Reservations: 866 660 6699 or 617 557 9955
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Sheraton Boston Hotel (rooms available on September 15, 16 and 17 only)
The Sheraton is connected to the Hynes Convention Center and linked via skywalk to the Westin and Marriott Copley Place.
Prudential Center
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02119
Room rate: $269 single; $289 double
Reservations: 888 627 7054 or 617 236 2000
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Back Bay Hilton
Contemporary-style hotel directly across the street from the Sheraton Boston. Short walk to the Hynes Convention Center as well as the Westin and Marriott Copley Place.
40 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02115
Room rate: $269 single or double
Reservations: 800 HILTONS (445 8667) or 617 236 1100
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Park Plaza Hotel
A historic Starwood hotel adjacent to Boston's Public Garden. A short cab ride or 15-minute walk to the Hynes Convention Center.
64 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
Room rate: $259 single or double
Reservations: 800 225 2008 or 617 426 2000
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Important reservation information

  • To receive the specially discounted rates, click on the appropriate link above or call your hotel of choice and be sure to mention you are attending the AIGA Design Conference 2005
  • All reservations must be accompanied by a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax, or guaranteed with a major credit card.
  • To avoid room/tax penalties, cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Above room rates do not include 12.45% tax
Air travel and car rental
AIGA has arranged for travel discounts to, and car rentals in Boston for the conference. You may receive the special rates by calling the vendors at the numbers below (or your own travel provider) and mentioning the discount codes:

American Airlines
Call the Meeting Services Desk at 800 433 1790 and mention code A7595AC to receive up to 10% off regular fares.

Amtrak
Call 800 872 7245 and mention code X05G-935 to receive 10% off the lowest train fare available.

Avis
Call 800 331 1600 and mention AWD number J770134 for the best car rental rates available.