Hotels and Directions


The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) is located in Harvard Square on Appian Way, a brief walk from the Harvard Square T stop on the Red Line. It is easily accessible by all modes of transportion. Here are the links to maps and directions to HGSE: 



*The Gutman Conference Center and The Graduate School of Education do not provide parking facilities for Conference Center Events.

All day on-street parking is virtually impossible to find in or around Harvard Square. In many areas, on-street parking is prohibited without a resident permit. Listed below are five public parking facilities within walking distance of the Gutman Conference Center and one parking facility located at the Alewife T station. If you are planning to drive to the Gutman Conference Center, we advise you to park before registering for the conference. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time to park.

Parking near HGSE



Sheraton Commander Hotel (closest to HGSE)
16 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Main: 617-547-4800
Fax: 617-868-8322
Reservations: 800-535-5007

The Charles Hotel (short walking distance)
One Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Fairmont Copley Plaza (4.1 miles from HGSE; cab, bus or subway)
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Harvard Square Hotel (short walking distance)
110 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA, 2138

The Freepoint Hotel (1.6 miles from HGSE; bus or subway)
220 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA, 02138
Phone: 617-491-8000

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston - Cambridge (1.7 miles from HGSE; Free scheduled shuttle service available)
400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston, Massachusetts 02134
Phone: 617-783-0090
Fax: 617-783-0897

Homewood Suites by Hilton (2.4 miles from HGSE, take the #77 Bus)
1 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: 781-643-7258

Take the 77 bus to Massachusetts Avenue opposite Boulevard Road and then walk Southeast to 1 Massachusetts Avenue.

The Hotel Veritas (1.4 miles from HGSE)
One Remington Street
Cambridge, MA 02128   
Phone: 617-520-5000

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston - Cambridge (2.8 miles from HGSE; bus or cab)
250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: 617-577-7600
Fax: 617-354-1313
Ask for the Harvard University discount.

AC Hotel by Marriott - Cambridge (2.6 miles from HGSE - 5 minute walk from Alewife T Station)
10 Acorn Park Drive
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: 617-876-6190
Fax: 617-876-6191

Bed and Breakfasts

A Friendly Inn at Harvard (walking distance)
1673 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-547-7851
Fax: 617-547-0202

A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge (walking distance)
1657 Cambridge Street #3
Cambridge, MA 02138-4316
617-868-7082 or 800-795-7122

Irving House (walking distance)
24 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-547-4600
Fax: 617-576-2814

The Mary Prentiss Inn (1.5 miles from HGSE, bus or subway)
6 Prentiss Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: 617-661-2929
Fax: 617-661-5989

A Cambridge House (1.8 miles from HGSE, bus)
2218 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA, 02140
617-491-6300 ; 800-232-9989