Midtown overbooked... ;__;

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Midtown overbooked... ;__;

Post by Secret Duckie » Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:53 pm

So one of the best hotel options, in my opinion, is overbooked AB weekend! I just went to make a reservation (a bit late, unfortunately) and they said they are so overbooked they can't even waitlist rooms. QQ

But a not-so-terrible option is the Marriott, who still has rooms left in the AB block and is only about $60 more a night than the Midtown. Too bad they have such expensive parking, but they still end up cheaper than the Sheraton.

So who else is staying at the Marriott this year? Do you guys also park on site, or do you find parking at other garages? Midtown was $18 a night, Marriott is $35 a night (which is a bit steep for me).

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Re: Midtown overbooked... ;__;

Post by MomoMiraculous » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:05 pm

Secret Duckie wrote:So one of the best hotel options, in my opinion, is overbooked AB weekend! I just went to make a reservation (a bit late, unfortunately) and they said they are so overbooked they can't even waitlist rooms. QQ

But a not-so-terrible option is the Marriott, who still has rooms left in the AB block and is only about $60 more a night than the Midtown. Too bad they have such expensive parking, but they still end up cheaper than the Sheraton.

So who else is staying at the Marriott this year? Do you guys also park on site, or do you find parking at other garages? Midtown was $18 a night, Marriott is $35 a night (which is a bit steep for me).

This is why I booked early...like last year early. I am also staying at the Marriott and it's a good hotel. I usually stay at either the Marriott or the Midtown when I go to AB and I commute in from Connecticut via a bus so it's not like the parking really matters all that much to me. It came down to the Marriott having a slightly better rate when I went to book than the Midtown so I chose the Marriott instead.
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Post by FarFromRedemption » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:13 pm

I am booked with the Marriott as well. We usually park at the Red Line Alewife Station and take the T in. It's not a bad trip and we end up paying $35 for the whole weekend to park (Thursday to Monday). I always book with the Marriott since I like to escape some of the crowd of AB and just relax a bit when I'm not busy.
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Post by Vu » Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:43 pm

Secret Duckie wrote:So who else is staying at the Marriott this year? Do you guys also park on site, or do you find parking at other garages? Midtown was $18 a night, Marriott is $35 a night (which is a bit steep for me).
Alesha, the MBTA has certain locations that allow overnight parking, but for a price. Since you're coming from up north, the Wellington Station stop on the Orange Line will probably be closest to you. You can get to the city via the Orange Line, which isn't too bad of a trip. It's also a little more convenient than trying to find parking in Boston. In addition, it's not too expensive, since you're looking to save money.
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Re: Midtown overbooked... ;__;

Post by Secret Duckie » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:56 pm

Thanks for the suggestions! I think I'll look into those. (:

Also hey Vu! How are you? I haven't talked to you since last AB. QQ
We'll have to meet up with you and your amazing lady friend this year! <3

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