New England's largest and most diverse science fiction and fantasy convention
January 16-19, 2015


Arisia will be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

425 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

Please e-mail with any questions or concerns. Also check the FAQ.

Special Request Form Requirements

You need to make a special request if:

  • you need a handicapped accessible room Deadline of Dec 5
  • you need a roll-away cot or a crib Deadline of Dec 5
  • you want connecting rooms (you need to reserve both a king and a double) Deadline of Dec 5
  • you want to be put in the family block or the low floor/ shabbat block Deadline of Jan 9
  • you want to make another special request about where your room is located or be placed close to someone on a different reservation Deadline of Jan 9
  • you need to modify your reservation in any way Deadline of Jan 9
  • you are asking to be on the wait list

All connecting rooms in the hotel connect from a King room to a Double room via a door in a shared wall. You cannot get two Doubles or two Kings that connect. To request a pair of connecting rooms, please make reservations for both a King room and a Double room (both rooms must be in the same block, active or quiet), then fill out the Special Request Form including confirmation numbers for both rooms. Connecting rooms requests are subject to availability, and the deadline for requests is December 5th.

Hotel Cancellation

To cancel your hotel room at the Westin Hotel:

This will let us give your room to the next person on the waiting list.

All rooms at The Westin must be canceled 72 hours prior to check in to avoid incurring a penalty.

Please contact the Renaissance hotel to cancel a reservation at the overflow hotel.

Party Host Guide

  1. Review Party Host Rules and decide if you are having an open or closed party.
  2. Get an Arisia membership.
  3. Make a hotel reservation in the Westin hotel or get on the waiting list.
  4. Fill out the Party Host and Suite Request Form. Suites are sold out for Arisia '15, but if you would like to be put on a wait-list in case of cancellation, please email If you would like to move your already-reserved (or wait-listed) room to the Open Party Block, please fill out the form by Dec 5.

If you have any further questions, please contact

Westin Boston Waterfront Rates

Room TypeRate
King $143.00       
Double-Double $169.00       
  • All rates are for all occupancy levels, but no more than 4 people may stay in a room.
  • Include free in-room wireless internet.
  • For any special requests, cots (not available in double-double rooms), accessibility, location, etc. please fill out the Special Request Form.
  • Suites are handled by request.

The only way to reserve a hotel room for Arisia at the Westin, is to book it through Arisia. If you call their 800 number or use the public Westin website, you will be told that rooms are not available.

Renaissance Hotel Rates

Room TypeRate
King $155.00       
Double-Double $155.00       

The rate is for all occupancy levels.

All hotel rates are per night and do not include the 14.45% room tax.

Arisia hotel rates are for convention attendees. Please make sure to get your Arisia membership before checking into the hotel.