Places to stay

Anything close to the MBTA Red Line subway or with ample guest parking (if you’re driving / renting a car) will be most convenient for access to the partyplace.  Some examples follow:

AirBnB, a reasonably-priced choice for a traveller on a budget

MIT’s list of hotels & motels within six miles of Cambridge/Boston

Here is a range of reasonably-priced options. If you have particular requirements, TripAdvisor is helpful.

The Kendall Hotel
http://kendallhotel.com/

Boston Marriott Cambridge
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/boscb-boston-marriott-cambridge/

Prospect Place
Central Square (Cambridge)
www.prospectpl.com

Lotus Place Bed and Breakfast
Central Square (Cambridge)
http://www.lotusplace.com/2.html

The Morrison House Bed and Breakfast
Davis Square (Somerville)
http://www.morrisonhousebnb.com/

Bowers House Bed and Breakfast
Davis Square (Somerville)
http://bowershousebnb.com