Venue/Travel

Dates: July 17-21, 2016

Location:

The 2016 General Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center. The Convention Center is adjacent to the hotel.

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA, 02199
Phone: (617)-236-2000

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115
(617)-954-2000


Hotel Accommodations

The room blocks at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and Westin Copley Hotel are now sold out.

You may check back periodically through the cut-off date of June 14th in the event there is a cancellation and a room becomes available. PES does not have room blocks at any other hotels in the area, however there are many hotels located in Boston. A list of some of them can be found here (PDF).


Sheraton Boston Hotel and Westin Copley Place Hotel

 

Sheraton Boston Hotel:

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Boston Hotel for General Meeting attendees.

Book Early as the room block sells out quickly and space is limited!

On-line reservations can be made here.

The hotel will accept telephone reservations by calling 1-888-627-7054 (within North America) or +(617) 236-2000. Please reference "IEEE 2016 – Power & Energy Society" when making reservations.

The hotel requires a one night deposit in advance to guarantee a reservation. The hotel will refund deposits if notice of cancellation is received prior to 6pm on the date of arrival.

Government Room Rate:

Reservations for the current Government Room rate can be made here.

A credit card is required to guarantee the reservation. A one-night deposit will not be charged in advance to the credit card and it is used as a guarantee only.

Government I.D will be requested at check-in at the hotel.

Hotel Reservations will be accepted until June 13, 2016, 5PM Eastern time, or until the room block sells out.

Contact the Hotel directly, by phone, for any extended stays outside of the General Meeting dates.

Should the room block at the Sheraton Boston Hotel sell out prior to the cut-off date, you are encouraged to check back periodically with the hotel. There may be cancellations with rooms becoming available leading up to the General Meeting.

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA, 02199
Phone: (617)-236-2000
Hotel Reservations: (888)-627-7054

Sheraton Boston Frequently Asked Questions

Parking Information for Sheraton Boston Hotel

Hotel offers valet parking (all rates are in USD).

Valet Parking Hourly Rates:

Daily

  • 0-1 hr - $25.00
  • 1-2 hrs - $30.00
  • 2-4 hrs - $34.00
  • 4-8 hrs - $38.00

Overnight

  • $53.00

After 8 hours, overnight rate applies. Registered guests must remove vehicle by 4:00pm on day of checkout or additional parking charges may be levied.

Due to the limited space and height restrictions of the parking facility, oversized vehicles will be charged $92 per night and oversized parking is at a first come first serve basis. Any vehicle exceeding a height of 6' and/or exceeding 17' in length is considered oversized.

Self-Parking Rates:

Guests can park at the Prudential Center Garage.

Please note that payment for this parking is separate from the hotel and you will be expected to pay each time you exit the garage.

Prudential Center Parking Rates

 

Westin Copley Place Hotel

A small block of guest rooms has also been reserved at the Westin Copley Place hotel. The hotel is approximately 10 minutes’ walk to the Sheraton Boston Hotel and the Hynes Convention Center.

The Westin Copley Place, Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02116 United States
Phone: (1)(617) 262-9600
Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7054

Online reservations can be made here.

The hotel will accept telephone reservations by calling 1-888-627-7054 (within North America) or +(617) 262-9600. Please reference "IEEE 2016 Power & Energy Society General Meeting" when making reservations.

Hotel Reservations will be accepted until June 14, 2016, 5PM Eastern time, or until the room block sells out.

Contact the Hotel directly, by phone, for any extended stays outside of the General Meeting dates.

Parking Information for Westin Copley Place Hotel

Hotel offers valet parking (all rates are in USD).

Valet Parking Hourly Rates:

Daily

  • 0-2 hr - $26.00
  • 2-4 hrs - $32.00
  • 4-8 hrs - $38.00

Overnight

  • $53.00

Travel Visa Information

United States citizens do not need a U.S. visa or passport for travel to Massachusetts. If you are not a US citizen, you may need a visa for entry into the US.

Once you register for the conference, you can download a letter indicating that you will be attending the conference.

For additional information regarding visas and/or passports, please visit http://travel.state.gov/.


Local Airport

Boston Logan International Airport
Boston, MA
Distance: 5 miles


Location, Directions and Transportation Options

Sheraton Boston Hotel:

Location, Directions and Transportation Options

Airport Shuttle

Taxi Service is available from each terminal (Arrival Level) curbside.

Approximate cost for taxi service:
Airport to Hotel: $30-35 USD
Hotel to Airport: $25-30 USD

 

Westin Copley Place:

Location, Directions and Transportation Options


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