Hotel Reservations - as of TODAY there are additional deluxe rooms added to the room block at $249 per night plus tax (waived destination fee) for the 4 nights of June 29-July 3rd

All meetings will be held at the Hilton Boston Park Plaza in the Back Bay. The group rate is available for a limited number of rooms and only for registered participants of the International Symposium on EBV and KSHV 3rd Joint Meeting . The $209 single/double group room rates do not include taxes or breakfast, they do include free WiFi and the Destination Fee of $30 per night plus tax, has been waived from all group bookings. Although the Destination Fee has been waived, it will be show up on your confirmation from the hotel, but its associated charges should be disregarded as it will not calculate into your final bill.

The main room block is for arrival on Saturday, June 29th departure on Wednesday, July 3rd for 4 nights as the meeting begins at 5 PM on Saturday and ends at 12:30 PM on Wednesday. If you have trouble booking your reservation, it may be due to specific sold-out dates from our room block (June 28th or July 3rd no longer available). You are encouraged to adjust your reservation request to align with the hotel’s availability. If you need rooms before or after the reserved block and they are not available, please book for the available nights and contact the Meeting Organizer who can try to help you extend your reservation.

The welcome reception, meetings and poster sessions will be held at the Hilton Boston Park Plaza in Boston Back Bay area. Special link to book $209 group rate for conference:
Please do not wait until the actual cut-off date as the room block may easily sell out before then and the hotel will revert to their usual rates  (350-$500 per night plus the $30 destination fee.) 
Hilton Boston Park Plaza
(formerly the Boston Park Plaza)
The iconic 4 Star Hilton Boston Park Plaza has a premier Back Bay location, surrounded by shopping, dining and entertainment. Boston Common and the Public Garden are steps away, while Beacon Hill and the Theater District are within a half-mile and is one of Boston’s most historic hotels. A special online group reservation system has been set up by the hotel for group participants, please click here:
We recommend booking your hotel early as once our room block is full the hotel can raise the rates to market rates which can be anywhere from $350-$500 per night plus the $30 destination fee.

Cancellations of individual reservations will be accepted up until 3:00 pm three (3) days prior to arrival date, at which point a one night non-refundable deposit will be charged to credit card on file unless the reservation is transferred to another member of the group. Please contact our meeting manager if you have to cancel last minute. If there are participants on a waiting list she will request the room be transferred and your deposit returned.

EARLY DEPARTURE FEE: An early departure fee of one (1) night’s room and tax will apply if a Group attendee checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date.=to be confirmed upon check-in.

Discounted Group Rates/online reservations: 

Please do not wait until the actual cut-off date as the room block may easily sell out before then and the hotel will revert to their usual rates  (350-$500 per night plus the $30 destination fee.) 

Please plan to book your room as soon as possible, and please do not hold onto rooms that you will not be using (thereby keeping other participants out of the block).

Rooms are predominantly 1 queen bed, rooms with 2 double bed rooms are reserved for trainees who wish to share rooms and cut down on expenses and for participants bringing along their families. Please do not book one of the rooms with 2 double beds unless absolutely necessary so we have enough for the trainees and families. Rate does not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 16.45%, which are subject to change without notice. The mandatory Destination Fee, currently $30.00 + taxes, is waived for the group rate but will show up on the online reservation system. There are no other mandatory or automatic charges specifically due to room occupancy such as service fees, charges, tips or gratuities.

Taking Public Transportation

Few major U.S. airports have public transit options as convenient as Boston Logan’s. These include rapid service buses, subway and a water shuttle operated by the MBTA, known locally as “the T.”

Silver Line Rapid Transit Buses

Service from Boston Logan: Disability accessible and with ample room for luggage, the Silver Line is FREE from Boston Logan inbound to South Station. This includes a free transfer to the Red Line subway (which connects to the Orange and Green Lines which is the one near the hotel)

The Silver Line operates from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., seven days a week. 

For more information, click here.

The Blue Line (Subway)

Service from Boston Logan: Board a FREE Massport shuttle bus (Route 22, 33 or 55) at any airline Terminal to the Blue Line Airport Station. The Blue Line will connect you to both the Orange Line (at State Street) and Green Line (at Government Center).

The Blue Line runs from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. seven days a week. 

This route is your best option to: 

Service to Boston Logan:Take the MBTA Blue Line to the Airport Station and board free Massport Shuttle Buses to all airline Terminals.

For more information, click here

Paying Your Fare

Visit for more information.

Ride Shares and Taxis range in price depending on the time of day, anywhere from $20 – $60 one way.

Hilton Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, United States
Hilton Boston Park Plaza
Hilton Boston Park Plaza (formerly Boston Park Plaza), in the Back Bay
Grand Ballroom A (Plenary & Parallel Session) - Grand Ballroom B, Georgian Room and Statler for Poster Sessions, Parallel Session 2 & Exhibits. All meetings, poster sessions and industry exhibits together on the same floor.