Housing & Travel

Important Notice

The Annual Meeting venue, Boston Marriott Copley Place is currently sold out. In addition the Boston Marriott Cambridge is currently sold out on one or more nights. Those interested in accommodations at either property are encouraged to check periodically for availability, as there may be cancellations. Please note that transportation from the Boston Marriott Cambridge is not provided to the Boston Marriott Copley. 

More Rooms!

APSA has arranged for additional accommodations at the Studio Allston, located approximately 5 miles from the Boston Marriott Copley Place. 

Studio Allston
1234 Soldiers Field Rd
Boston, MA 02135
Telephone: +1-617-440-3274

APSA has negotiated the discounted rate of $349 per night for a standard room. Rooms and rates are based on availability and are subject to a daily facility fee of $11.95 (tax inclusive), plus any applicable and appropriate taxes at the time of the event, currently a 5.7% Massachusetts sales tax, 6.0% city occupancy tax and 2.75% convention tax. Be sure to make reservations by Monday, April 22, 2019, afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply. To reserve a room, call +1-617-440-3274 and mention that you are with the American Pediatric Surgical Association, or make your reservation online here.

The Studio Allston is approximately 5 miles from the conference venue, Boston Marriott Copley Place. Transportation to/from the Boston Marriott Copley is not provided. Approximate transportation costs are as follows:
Taxi (One way): $19 USD

  • Pool: $8 USD
  • UberX: $15 USD

Host Hotel

Boston Marriott Copley Place - currently sold out
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116 USA
Phone: +1-617-236-5800
Fax: +1-617-236-5885
Online reservations

The APSA 50th Anniversary Meeting will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts, where APSA has negotiated a discounted room rate of $299 USD per night for a single or double room occupancy. Rooms and rates are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes (Boston occupancy taxes currently 14.45%). Be sure to make reservations by April 17, 2019, afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply. 

To reserve a room at the discounted rate, call the Toll-Free Reservation Center at +1-888-236-2427 and identify yourself as an APSA Annual Meeting attendee. Click here to make your reservation online.   

Your credit card will not be charged prior to arrival. Make any necessary cancellations at least 72 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge. Discounted room rates are available three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability.  Hotel check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out is noon.


The Boston Marriott Copley Place on-property self-parking is available at a rate of $47 per day. Valet parking is $56 per day with in/out privileges. 


Hi-speed internet access in the guest room is complimentary for all APSA guests.

Fitness Center

Access to the Fitness Center is complimentary to all APSA meeting attendees. Fitness Center hours:
Monday-Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Indoor Pool and Whirlpool

Access to the indoor pool and the whirlpool is complimentary for all APSA meeting attendees. Towels are provided at both. Indoor pool and whirlpool hours:
Monday-Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Hotel Restaurants

Visit Champions Sports Bar for American cuisine; this local favorite is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Restaurant-goers can also enjoy entertainment courtesy of wall-to-wall TVs.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dress code: Casual
Connexion Lounge
Unwind after a busy day in Boston's Back Bay at Connexion Lounge. Open daily, this vibrant restaurant is the ideal destination for dinner and drinks with friends or colleagues.
Dress code: Casual

Local Restaurants

There are plenty of outstanding restaurants in the Boston area. View the full list, or click here if you're looking for something quick.  

Ground Transportation

The Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is approximately 5.2 miles from the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The estimated taxi fare is $40 USD (one way). Visit the City of Boston, Massachusetts official website to view the recommended ground transportation service providers.      

Car Rental

Avis is the official car rental service for the APSA 50th Anniversary Meeting. For details, call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number J787330 to receive special pricing. An advanced reservation is recommended. For online reservations, click here

Foreign Visas

Travelers coming from qualified countries to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less may be eligible to visit without a visa.  For more information, click here.

Things to Do in Boston

Explore Boston's history while enjoying its distinctively modern edge. Visit www.BostonUSA.com for ideas to suit everyone or take a look at this list from the Boston Marriott Copley Place concierge.

Dress Code

Attire for the APSA Annual Meeting is business casual. Because meeting room temperatures can fluctuate, APSA recommends bringing a light sweater or jacket. If you are planning to attend the President’s Banquet, the dress is business attire.

Letter of Invitation

Please contact APSA headquarters at eapsa@eapsa.org to request a letter of invitation to the APSA 50th Anniversary Meeting.

Weather in Boston

The average high temperature in May is 67° F and the average low temperature in May is 50° F. 


If you have any questions regarding accommodations and travel, contact APSA headquarters at +1-847-686-2237 or email eapsa@eapsa.org