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The Westin Boston Waterfront, home of Boskone, is the tall building at the corner of D and Summer Streets that’s adjacent to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. It is approximately 15 minutes from Logan airport, it’s easily accessible by car, and is an modest walk from both South Station and the Silver Line.

Setting up your GPS? Your destination is 425 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210.

Travel by Car

Driving to the hotel and lost in Boston? Call the hotel at 617-532-4600.

Using GPS

If you are using your GPS to navigate, please plug in the Westin’s address: 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210.

From the NORTH

  • Take I-93 South and go into the tunnel.
  • Take exit 20A, “South Station.”
  • At the top of the ramp, cross a pedestrian walkway and turn left on Summer St.
  • Go 0.8 miles on Summer St.
  • Turn right at the light just past the convention center, then left into the hotel driveway.

From the NORTH SHORE via route 1A

  • Take 1A south towards Logan airport.
  • From Logan airport, the Westin is about 3 miles. Take the Mass Pike westbound (Ted Williams Tunnel) to exit 25, South Boston.
  • Make slight right onto Congress St.
  • Go through the light on B St.
  • Turn right on D Street
  • Go through the light at the trolley-bus road.
  • Go through the light at the Mass Pike / I-90 entrance.
  • Turn right onto Summer St.
  • Turn left at the next traffic light (very close), then left into the hotel driveway.

From the SOUTH

  • Take I-93 north to exit 20 toward I-90/Logan Airport/South Station/BCEC.
  • Take the left fork towards Logan Airport and South Boston.
  • In the tunnel, take the right fork for South Boston.
  • At the top of the ramp, bear right toward D Street
  • Go through the light at the trolley-bus road.
  • Go through the light at the Mass Pike / I-90 entrance.
  • Turn right onto Summer St.
  • Turn left at the next traffic light (very close), then left into the hotel driveway.

From the WEST

  • Take I-90 (Mass Pike) eastbound to the South Boston exit
  • Exiting the Pike, take the left (of 3) choices which is marked “local traffic.”
  • Turn right onto Congress St., go through two lights (and under an elevated roadway).
  • Turn right at the next light which is D Street
  • The first light on D Street is Summer Street; turn right. Turn left at the next traffic light (very close), then left into the hotel driveway.

Travel by Train & Subway

Take Amtrak to South Station and transfer to the Silver Line bus SL1 or SL2 to World Trade Center Station.

By the T (Boston’s Subway System)

Go to South Station and transfer there to the Silver Line, SL1 or SL2, to the World Trade Center Station. For details, see www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/subway/lines/?route=SILVER#Waterfront or call 617-222-3200 or 1-800-392-6100.

If the Silver Line leaves you off in the underground station:

Go up three escalators, following the signs to World Trade Center Avenue.

Note: You’ll see signs for “World Trade Center” and “World Trade Center Avenue.” Be sure to follow the signs for “World Trade Center Avenue” to reach the Westin.

Take the door to World Trade Center Avenue at the top of the final escalator. If you see a large statue of four horses on your left, you’re going the right way.

Walk along World Trade Center Avenue until it ends at Summer Street.
Cross the street and veer left beside the driveway to the Westin door.
Total walk is less than 1/4th mile.

If the Silver Line leaves you off on the street beside World Trade Center Station

  • Walk through the World Trade Center Station
  • Take two up escalators
  • Exit onto World Trade Center Avenue. The Westin/Boston Convention and Exhibition Center should be one long block in front of you.

Traveling from Providence

The MBTA is now running commuter trains directly from T. F. Green (Providence) Airport to South Station.

Travel by Plane

When booking your flight and flying directly to Boston, please use the airport code (BOS) for Logan International Airport, which is located in East Boston.

Transportation options from Logan International Airport to the Westin Waterfront Hotel include:

transportation-icons-train-subway-railroad-track-monorail-tubeMass Transit: Take the Silver Line bus SL1 to the World Trade Center station.

 

transportation-icons-taxi-car-automobile-drive-roadTaxi: A cab from the airport to the Westin Boston Waterfront costs about $20-25 – more during rush hour. The Westin’s address is 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210.

transportation-icons-bus-truck-van-wheels-roadShared Van Service: Shuttle van to the Westin Boston Waterfront costs about $10. See details at the airport.