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Parking Options:

We have a drop off spot directly in front of the hotel. You can pull in, unload and check in to the hotel, then move your car to a garage. Call from your mobile phone and we will come out to help with bags .(10 minute limit in this spot)  

Special Discounted Parking:


*Validation Stamp Required From Hotel *
You must pay BEFORE exiting the garage at the 1st floor Pay Stations


100 Clarendon Street Garage
 (4 minute walk from Hotel)
  $28.00 for 24-hours from the time you enter the garage ($36 with no validation)

Directions to Garage from Charlesmark:
Drive straight on Boylston Street for 1 block and take a right onto Clarendon Street. Go through 2 sets of lights, and the garage entrance is 50 yards past on the right. (Look for the 'P' sign).


Closest Parking Recommendation :(2 minute walk from our front door.)

Prudential Center Garage / Exeter Street entrance.

$40.00 per night. Indoor secure parking. (All garages in our immediate area are in this price range)  Directions from Charlesmark:
Straight on Boylston Street. Take 1st left on Dartmouth, then left on Newbury Street, then left on Exeter Steet. Garage entrance is 50 yards up on the right.
* No tall vehicles allowed.


Cheapest Weekend Parking Recommendation: (10 minute walk from hotel)

Boston Common Garage - Zero Charles Street
Weekday Rate:  Enter between 6AM - 4PM - $27 for 24 hours
Weekend Rate: Enter after 6AM SAT - SUN, exit by 8AM next morning - $11
Enter after 6AM SAT and exit by 8AM MON - $22

Directions to Boston Common Garage from Charlesmark:
Go straight 4 blocks on Boylston, and turn left onto Charles Street. Entrance 100 yards on right. (Nice walk through Public garden up Newbury Street if you have time.)


On-street parking: Not recommended. Meters active Monday-Saturday 8AM to 8PM, and there is a 2 hour limit. Also on random nights from midnight to 3am they do street cleaning and ticket during these time periods (They ticket like Crazy! )

  
Logan Airport Options:www.massport.com
The Charlesmark is less than 3 miles from Boston's Logan Airport. Transportation from the airport includes 24 hour taxi service,  the "T," Boston's subway and public transportation system, which runs from 530am to 1230am, with some extended hours on weekend nights, and a direct shuttle from Logan to the Back Bay, which runs from 5am-10pm.

 
Taxi (2 options):    

Sumner Tunnel                        $17- $25.00             12-30 minutes (Depending on traffic)                          

Ted Williams Tunnel               $24-$32.00              10-20 minutes (Depending on traffic)
                            

Subway:                                    $2.50                         30-45 minutes

***Government Center stop is now closed until 2016***

Option #1: From outside baggage claim, take the Silver Line shuttle bus to South Station, and board any inbound Red Line train towards Alewife.  At Park Street Station (the second stop), get off and transfer to any Green Line train going outbound (the trains will be labeled B, C, D or E.)  Get off at Copley Station (the third stop.) Walk up Boylston Street, against the flow of one-way traffic, and Charlesmark Hotel is 50 yards on the right.

Option #2: From outside baggage claim, take the shuttle bus labeled MBTA Blue Line.  The bus will drop off passengers at the Airport Station on the Blue Line.  Take any inbound train, and get off at State Station.  Transfer to the Orange Line within the station, and get on the train going towards Forest Hills.  Get off at Back Bay Station, exiting towards Dartmouth Street.  Take a right on Dartmouth Street, and walk until the third traffic light at Boylston Street.  Take a left and walk against the traffic.  Charlesmark Hotel is on the right at 655 Boylston Street.

 
Logan Airport - Back Bay Massport Shuttle: 
Logan Express stops at all terminals. Scheduled times for departing Logan are shown for Terminal A. Departure from other terminals is a few minutes later. Bus route time is approximately 20 minutes. Be sure to allow extra time during rush hour periods.

 
Bus Route Stops
To Airport
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street (opposite Gloucester Street)
Copley T Station, 650 Boylston Street (near Boston Public Library) (This stop is across the street from the hotel)
Terminal A, B, C, E (Departures Level drop-off)


From Airport
Terminal A, B, C, E (Arrivals Level pick-up at Logan Express stops)
Copley Square, St. James Avenue (This stop is around the corner from the hotel)
Hynes Convention Center



Schedule
The bus service will run on a 20-minute schedule (departures occur at :00, :20, :40 past the hour).

To Airport
First Trip: 5am
Last Trip: 9pm

From Airport
First Trip: 6am
Last Trip: 10pm


Fares
$5 per passenger
Riders with current, valid MBTA Pass: FREE


Payment
Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club are accepted.


Wheelchair Assistance
All buses are wheelchair accessible.


Back Bay LEX Services
1-800-23-LOGAN 

More information about Logan Express is available twenty-four hours, 1-800-23-LOGAN (TTY: 800-262-3335).

Bus Route Map (larger version - pdf)


Driving Directions:

From 93 N or S: Take Cambridge/ Storrow Drive exit #26. Following the signs for Storrow Drive, stay in the left lane. Follow Storrow Drive for approx. one mile. Take the Copley Square/Back Bay exit. Turn right at the lights, onto Beacon Street. At the fourth light go left onto Exeter Street. Continue to the 5th intersection and go left onto Boylston Street. The Charlesmark is located approx. 100 yards down Boylston Street on the left, at number 655Boylston, across from the Boston Public Library.

From Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90, traveling East): Exit the Pike at the Prudential/Copley Square exit, #22. Follow the signs to Copley Square. Turn left onto Dartmouth Street. At the third set of lights, turn left onto Newbury Street. At the end of the block, turn left onto Exeter Street, then turn left again onto Boylston Street. The Charlesmark is located approx. 100 yards down Boylston Street, on the left, at #655, right across from the Boston Public Library.

From Logan International Airport & Route 1A: Take the Sumner Tunnel into Boston, staying in the left lane. Exit the tunnel onto 93 north. From 93 North, take Cambridge/Storrow Drive exit (26). Following signs for Storrow Drive, stay in the left lane. Follow Storrow Drive for approx. 1 mile. Exit at Copley Square/Back Bay. Turn right at lights onto Beacon Street. Follow Beacon Street for 4 blocks, turn left onto Exeter Street, and then left onto Boylston Street. The Charlesmark is located approx. 100 yards down Boylston Street, on the left, at #655, right across from the Boston Public Library.

    
Trains: Amtrak and local commuter rail trains, www.amtrak.com

From Back Bay Station: 5-minute walk. Upon exiting the Main Entrance, turn right onto Dartmouth Street, and proceed through Copley Square to Boylston Street. Turn left onto Boylston Street. The Charlesmark is located approx. 100 yards up Boylston Street on the right side, directly opposite the Boston Public Library, # 655 Boylston Street.

From North Station: Take a taxi or take the Green Line to Copley T Station. Upon exiting the station take a right onto Boylston Street and proceed approx. 100 yards up Boylston Street. The Charlesmark is located directly opposite the Boston Public Library, 655 Boylston Street.

From South Station: www.southstation.com Take a taxi or take the Red Line to Park Street Station. Take the Green Line to the Copley T Station. Upon exiting the station, take a right onto Boylston Street, and proceed approx. 100 yards up Boylston Street. The Charlesmark is located directly opposite the Boston Public Library, 655 Boylston Street.

 
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