Boskone is February 15-17, 2013, at the Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210. We hope you'll join us there!
Double-doubles are sold out - you may be able to reserve a King with a cot.
The Single/Double rate-$157; Triple rate-$167, Quad rate-$177.
The hotel block closed on January 15, 2013.
Free WIFI is available in your room and in the lobby. When you select Internet access from your room, select Silver level. When you check out of your room, tell the clerk you have attended Boskone and the fee for Silver level service will be removed from your bill. Note that the fee for Gold service, which offers additional features, will not be waived.
Check-in and Check-out: Check-in begins at 3 pm. Check-out time is 12 noon. A late check-out of 2 pm may be available. You can avoid morning check-out lines by pre-paying as early as the night before!
The Westin has a shuttle. As of Boskone 49, it ran between the hotel and Faneuil Hall in the early evening. More details about the shuttle will be available closer to the con.
The hotel rates are $44 a day for valet parking, $34 a day for self parking.
There is cheaper parking over the weekend in lots nearby.
The Boat Show is running Saturday and Sunday this weekend, so the convention center lot should be open. However, that also means parking will be tricky this weekend (on top of the snowdrifts), so take extra time.
Directions, including detailed information on mass transit and getting to the hotel from Logan.
If you walk in the main door of the Westin, the registration desk for the hotel is across the lobby to your right. If you take the elevator up from the garage, take a right into the hallway, then an immediate left into the lobby. If you walk in from the D Street lobby, take the escalator up one flight and go right to get to the registration desk.
All Boskone activities are in the same wing as the City Bar and M. J. O'Connor's Pub; just take the escalators.
Take the up escalator to the second floor for Registration, most Program, most Events, Anime and the Saturday night activities.
Take the down escalator to the Galleria level for all Exhibits (Hucksters Room, Art Show), Services (Volunteers, Information, Office), Program Desk, Gaming, DragonsLair, Demos, Friday events and the Boskone Reception.