Game Jam Boston June 2007/Venue

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Venue for the Boston June 2007 Game Jam

Olin College is a new engineering school in Needham, MA, about 30 minutes from downtown Boston. Directions to the campus can be found here.

Housing

Dormitory lodging is no longer available. If you need housing, register as a daytime attendee and make hotel reservations; several local hotels have Game Jam discounts available (tell them you're coming for the One Laptop Per Child Game Jam at Olin College). Dormitory lodging will be in doubles in Olin's 5-year-old West Hall dormitory; each room has a private bathroom and AC in addition to beds, desk, drawers, dressers, bookshelves, and a microwave and fridge.

Hotel Discounts

Due to the scheduling constraints of our venue, we were only able to get on-campus housing for a few attendees who registered after the deadline on a first-come-first-served basis. If you need lodging but do not have on-campus housing, two nearby hotels are offering a Game Jam discount; mention the One Laptop Per Child Game Jam at Olin College to get the special rates. If you are having difficulty getting lodging for any reason, please let us know and we'll do our best to help you.

Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC)

Approximately a 10 min walk from the Jam.
One Woodland Hill Drive
Wellesley, MA 02457
1-781-239-4000
$170/night double occupancy

Sheraton Needham

Approximately a 10 min drive from the Jam.
100 Cabot St.
Needham, MA 02494
1-781-444-1110
$139/night double occupancy

Transportation

Attendees will have to procure their own transportation to the Jam, and can coordinate rides with each other via the wiki Talk Page.

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