Even if you are a local, we suggest booking a room for the conference for ease of access to the conference facilities and for the post-conference dining and other interactions that will center around the hotel.
The Boston Marriott Cambridge is offering the Science Writing Summit attendees a special group rate:
Boston Marriott Cambridge for $199 USD per night
Booking deadline to get the conference rate is May 23, 2014. You can still click the link after that date and see if the rate is still offered. If you call or book after May 23, be sure to mention that you’re registering as part of the Women in Science Writing conference.