Hotel & Flights & Daycare
We currently have a block of rooms in the following pattern at a rate of $175.00 plus tax per night—
Friday, March 22nd - 25 rooms
Saturday, March 23rd - 25 rooms
Guests may reserve their rooms by calling Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-228-9290 no later than Friday, March 1st and mentioning Egypt NEGMA room block, to receive the discounted rate for the room block.
Individuals are responsible for all room, tax and incidental charges and will be asked for a credit card number when making the reservations. They will also need to present one upon check-in. If any guests are Marriott Rewards members, please remind them to have their account number put on their reservation.
Boston Cambridge Marriott
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142
The Boston Marriot Cambridge is only 5 minutes away by foot.
View Walking directions from Marriot to EgyptNegma Conference (MIT Media Lab) in a larger map.
There are also inexpensive Student Hostels in the area for rates as low as $79/night. We don't have any deals with them, but we recommend the following since it's on the T (subway) and accessible to the MIT Media Lab
Friend Street Hostel
234 Friend Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: +1-(617) 934-2413
Fax: (617) 248-5806
We are actively searching for flights deals to Boston and we are continously sharing them on this page and on our facebook page. Follow us on our facebook page for minute to minute updates on flight deals.
- Kayak Flight Deals from Cairo (updated 02/18/2013)
- Cairo (CAI) to Boston (BOS), Mar 21 to Mar 25, $889
- Kayak Flight Deals from various other US & Canadaian cities (updated 02/18/2013)
Daycare (if you have children)
We have arranged with a daycare in Medford. Parents however are responsible for arranging the drop off and pick up, as well as directly coordinatng with the daycare provider.
Location: Medford close to Tufts university (a few miles away from the Conference Center)
Address: 88 Orchard St., Apt. 1, Medford, MA 02155
Rate: $10/hour (originally charges $15/hour).