Located across from the Charles River in downtown Boston and conveniently situated near a subway stop, the Boston Marriott puts you within minutes of all the action of Beantown. The hotel is located in Kendall Square, seconds from Boston University, MIT, and Harvard. This makes it the ideal location for visiting parents and hanging out with old friends. It is also close to Children's and General Hostpial, as well as Faneuil Hall, Harvard Square, TD Banknorth Garden, Boston Common, the Museum of Sciences, and the North End. Guests at the Boston Marriott will have convenient access to all of the city's best attractions. The hotel offers state-of-the-art meeting facilities with 12,000-square feet of space, ten breakout rooms, and proximity to the highway and the airport. Parking is available onsite at the hotel for a daily fee. The hotel offers a smoke-free environment, so there is no need to worry about the common areas or your room smelling unpleasant when you arrive. Those who want to enjoy delicious food without ever leaving the hotel grounds can dine at MC2-American Bistro feature breakfast and lunch options that are quick and delicious. Characters Bar and Grill also offers American fare, pub-style, for lunch and dinner. There is also a Starbucks Coffee shop on the premises.