The Hyatt is sold out, but there is still room at the Marriott.

Hotel Information

Arisia '09 will use two hotels. All functions and parties will be at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge ($123/night). Overflow sleeping rooms will be at the Cambridge Marriott ($109/night) in Kendall Square. There will be shuttle bus service between the two hotels.

Rooms at the Hyatt

Rooms at the Hyatt are SOLD OUT for Friday and Saturday nights. There is a waiting list. If you would like to be on the waiting list please send mail to If you are canceling a room reservation, please send mail to; that will help us serve the wait list better.

Arisia has blocked all available rooms at the Hyatt, but please be aware that the hotel and the restaurant are still open to the general public. The following room types were available at the Hyatt: King - one king-size bed; Queen - one queen-size bed; Double - two double beds. We have an Active block (noisier, but closer to parties, atrium, and elevators) and Quiet block, both of which are arranged to include all types of rooms. All regular rooms are $123 per night plus 12.45% tax.

Check-in at the Hyatt begins at 3pm. The Hyatt Regency Cambridge is at
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Rooms at the Cambridge Marriott

Rooms at the Marriott are $109 per night plus 12.45% tax. A shuttle bus will run between the two hotels. Make reservations at the Arisia event page of the Marriott website. The cut-off date for reservations has been extended to January 6th. Reservations may also be made by calling Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-228-9290.

We will not be doing blocking at the overflow hotel; rooms there will be intermingled with the general public. All rooms at the overflow hotel are Quiet rooms.

Party Hosts

If you would like to host a party (open or closed) please fill out the form at: /PartyRequest (even if you've already emailed us).

If you have any further questions, please contact


To find out about reserving a room on Dealers Row, please visit: /dealer_faq.

Handicap Access

The Hyatt has two levels of handicap-accessible room. All have accessible fixtures in the bathroom. All are located in Active areas, so as to be near the elevators. Rooms with tub and hand bars are available with one Queen or two Double beds. Rooms with roll-in shower are only available with one Queen bed. If you need an accessible bathroom, please contact For other access issues, please contact

Cots/Rollaways, Cribs, Mini-Fridges, etc

King and Queen rooms can have a cot added to them. Any room can have a crib or mini-fridge. There is a charge of $25 for the weekend for mini-fridges, except in case of medical necessity. Please request these through the Hotel Request Form. We will be giving the final list of requests to the hotel on December 1, so get your requests in soon!


Suites at the Hyatt will be allocated in October. Please send mail to by October 1 if you are interested in reserving a suite. If you can let us know how you plan to use the suite, that will be helpful with placement and also allow us to suggest alternatives in case a suite does not become available. Suites are $239 per night for 1br, or $363 per night for 2br, plus 12.45% tax. All 1br suites have King beds. All 2br suites have one King room and one Double/Double room. None of the couches in any of the suites fold out.

Connecting Rooms

All connecting rooms in the hotel connect from a room in one block to another room in the same block. No more than two rooms connect anywhere in the hotel. Rooms in the quiet and smoking blocks connect through a shared foyer. Rooms in the active block connect directly. Please mail before December 1 to request a connecting door, subject to availability.

Special Placement (Shabbat, Staff, etc)

If you would like your reservation to be placed on a low floor, be close to the Staff Den, or be close to children's services, please use the Hotel Request Form to let us know.

Waiting List

If the Hyatt is out of rooms, or out of rooms in the type of room you are looking for, please send mail to to be added to the waiting list. In addition to the types of rooms you prefer, please let us know if this is a request for a change of room type or a request for an entirely new reservation.