Travel & Lodging

Harvard Square Hotel

We have arranged for a special guest room rate of $289 at the Harvard Square Hotel based on availability (with an additional 14.45% tax).

Reservations Procedures

Call the Harvard Square Hotel directly at (617) 864-5200 or (800) 458-5886, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or e-mail at, referring to the group name, "RIDES Institute Rate Only." Reservations must be guaranteed by the individual's credit card to secure their reservations. All reservations must be received no later than Sunday April 5, 2020. 

Guaranteed room reservations not canceled 48 hours in advance of arrival, will be billed for one night's room and tax if the guest does not arrive as scheduled.


Parking for guests of the Harvard Square Hotel is currently $38.00 for overnight parking, and is subject to change without notice.

Check-in & Check-out

Check in time is after 3:00 p.m., and Check-out time is before 11:00 AM. Requests for early arrivals and late departures will be honored when available in advance notice

Alternative Lodging Options

Although we have arranged a discounted rate at the Harvard Square Hotel, please note additional local options that may also suit your needs.

Directions to HGSE

Conference events will take place at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Appian Way. See detailed directions on the campus map.

Additional information on parking is available at the HGSE web site.