Lodging & Food


A limited number of rooms at a discounted rate have been arranged at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel during the conference. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may sell out before the deadline.  We strongly encourage booking early. The Society for Political Methodology does not handle individual reservations. Changes and/or cancellations to hotel reservations should be made with the hotel directly.

  • Boston Marriott Cambridge (50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142)
    Rate: $255 plus applicable taxes (currently 14.45% per night)
    Includes: Complimentary in-room internet service
    Deadline: June 26, 2019
    Book online: Click here
    Phone: 1-800-228-9290 or 617-494-6600 (Mention MIT The Society for Political Methodology)

A lower cost dormitory has also been reserved for conference participants. A limited number of air-conditioned room packages will be available on the MIT Campus. 

  • MIT On-Campus Residence Hall
    Check-in July17th, check-out July 20th
    Single Occupancy Room: $255 per room
    Double Occupancy Room: $384 per room (2 single beds)
    Access key card: $10 (required for entry to the residence hall)
    Book online: Click here

Late departure (check-out July 21) is available for an additional cost should you wish to extend your stay for an extra night. The added fees are $85 and $64 (per person) for single and double occupancy rooms, respectively.



Registered conference partipants will be provided with breakfast and lunch on all three days of the conference, and dinner on Friday. Light refreshments will be served at a reception on Thursday sponsored by the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS)

Dinner recommendations for other nights in the area can be found here.