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Getting Around Cambridge & Boston

Come see why the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Boston Cambridge is one of the best new hotels in East Cambridge, MA for business or leisure travel.

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT BOSTON CAMBRIDGE

215 Monsignor O'Brien Highway
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141 USA
Phone: 1-617-212-1999
Fax: 1-617-621-1998

CENTRAL SQUARE

Countless communities merge here at Central Square, where nightly live music at the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Brookline St. inspires crowds and Prohibition-reminiscent mixed drinks satiate eclectic groups of nightcrawlers. Also here are a truly unique mix of historic churches, a Junior Mints factory, and an assortment of restaurants, boutiques and startup offices.

HARVARD SQUARE

The heart of Cambridge, Harvard Square is one of the most popular – and the most charming – areas in town. Load up on new reads from our favorite local booksellers, like the Grolier Poetry Bookshop, Schoenhof’s Foreign Books and Harvard Book Store, or take a guided tour of Harvard’s ivy-draped campus. Don’t leave without spending some time people-watching, with buskers, art-house theater shows, and plenty of gathering spots ideally suited for enjoying the scene.

INMAN SQUARE

Come for the brews, stay for the uniquely local vibe. Inman Square is a robust residential area home to Brazilian and Portuguese communities, as well as small businesses, secondhand shops, experimental galleries, and academics and young professionals. Please your palette with an array of ethnic meals available here and, of course, a selection of beer. 

KENDALL SQUARE

Kendall Square is a hotbed of brainiac activity, home to biotech companies, Internet giants including Microsoft and Google, and, of course, MIT. The area’s dining scene is thriving, too – but first work up an appetite touring MIT’s world-famous architecture, with a stop at Frank Gehry's Stata Center and Fumihiko Maki's transparent Media Lab before grabbing a delicious, well-deserved bite.

PORTER SQUARE

Follow the signs to Porter Square – more specifically, follow the Gift of the Wind, a 46-foot stainless steel sculpture that serves as this commercial neighborhood’s focal point. Meet local students from Lesley University and Harvard Law School here, where local gems include a Japantown mall with an impressive food court, a live music venue, and a range of culinary delights (have you tried Ethiopian cuisine yet?) scattered along Mass. Ave.

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GETTING AROUND CAMBRIDGE & BOSTON

Getting around the city is easy! Check out the best ways to venture around the city of Cambridge and Boston via Public Transit .

EZRIDE SHUTTLE SERVICE

EZRIDE Shuttle Service connects Cambridgeport, Kendall Square and East Cambridge to Boston's North Station.  Learn more .

TAKE THE “T”

Located in the heart of East Cambridge, a five-minute walk from the Lechmere “T” station, we make it easy to get just about anywhere in Cambridge and Boston.

Use this helpful link for T schedules and details . At the station, fare tickets and cards can be purchased for single or multiple rides or you can load a T-Pass on your CharlieCard or CharlieTicket and travel as much and as often as you like. No matter how often you ride, there's a T-Pass to meet your needs. Visit a T-Pass Sales office, full-service, in-station fare vending machine and retail sales location or buy T-Passes online.

FROM BOSTON LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BOS)

Flightline, Inc.  offers shuttle transportation for a one-way fee of $100.00. 

CAR RENTAL

Hertz Car Rental
0 Park Plaza
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Phone: 1-617-338-1500