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Discounted group rates have been reserved at the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square (one hour from wedding site) and the Embassy Suites in Marlborough (15 min from wedding site).


1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Single and double rooms for $219 per night.
Rates held until June 29, 2012.


Call the hotel at (617)864-1200
or toll free at (800)882-1818

Booking hours are Mon-Fri, 8 AM – 7 PM and Sat, 9 AM – 4 PM.

Please request the Celene and Phil Wedding room block in order to receive the agreed upon Group Rate.


Click "Reservations" on the lower left hand side of the Charles Hotel website. Once you're in the booking window, click on the "Groups" tab at the top of the page.

Enter the Attendee Code:


123 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA 01752

King suites for 124.95 per night.
Double suites for 139.95 per night.
Rates based on 2-adult occupancy – each
additional adult incurs a $10 per day fee;
Children 18 and younger stay free
Rates held until June 17, 2012.


Call (508)485-5900 to make reservations.


Use group code CCW to reserve online at the Embassy Suites website.

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Boston and Cambridge are inundated with great restaurants. Here are a few suggestions that are personal to us:

  • Henrietta's Table

    Charles Hotel, Harvard Square

    C: I love the lamb and cranberry walnut bread.

    P: They use seasonal and local food sources!

  • Le Petit Robert Bistro

    Columbus Ave, Boston


    P: Ditto.

  • Rod Dee

    Porter Square, Cambridge

    C: Mmm, there's nothing like Indonesian Fried Rice. They have great Tom Yum Noodles too.

    P: Great staples like Pad Thai and Pineapple Fried Rice.

  • Anna's Taqueria

    Multiple locations

    P: The extra couple minute wait for the quesadilla is well worth it.

  • Ernesto's Pizza

    North End, Boston

    C: Get a freshly made pie to share.

  • Berryline

    Multiple locations

    P: Second only to Yogurtland.

  • The Helmand

    Lechmere, Cambridge

    C: Supposedly authentic food from Afghanistan. I can't seem to deviate from the vegetarian special.

  • Mu Que Ca

    Inman Square, Cambridge

    C: Definitely try the restaurant's namesake.

  • Oishii

    South End, Boston & Chestnut Hill

    P: Best sushi in Boston! Try the South End location for fine dining and the Chestnut location for a shoulder-to-shoulder sushi experience.

  • Greek Corner


    P: Great gyros, falafel, and Greek fries.

  • Masa

    South End, Boston; for Saturday brunch

    C: The BBQ mac and cheese is the best around.

    P: The Texas French Toast is a mile high and they have tasty drinks.

  • Cafe Mami

    Porter Square, Cambridge

    C: If you like juicy fried chicken, try the Tetsuta.

    P: Hamburg!

  • Hei La Moon

    Chinatown, Boston

    C: Our go-to dim sum place.

  • MuLan

    Inman Square, Cambridge

    P: Great Taiwanese restaurant with excellent dumplings, fresh or frozen!

  • Five Guys


    C: We found that not all Five Guys restaurants are the same, and we are consistently satisfied with this one.

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If you are looking for things to do while you're in town, here are some of our favorite summertime activities:

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If you would like to purchase gifts for our new home together, we have registries at Amazon and Crate and Barrel. Crate and Barrel Amazon

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11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505


Ceremony begins promptly at 6:00pm.

Please be seated by 5:45pm.
We highly recommend arriving early so you can enjoy the garden!

The ceremony and reception will be held at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA. It is located near Worcester about one hour from Cambridge. Transportation will be available from the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square for out of town guests only. Seats are limited and must be reserved in advance. Ample free parking is available at the garden.

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