Contact us

Questions or concerns about Fall Fest may be directed to Student Activities at 781-736-5065, or fallfest@brandeis.edu

Operating hours:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall Fest Advisors:

Stephanie Grimes
Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Student Activities

Steve Pagios
Associate Director of Student Activities

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Accommodations and Dining

The Department of Student Activities assists you in planning your visit by working with several nearby hotels to set up block booking.

If you are looking for the best hotel for Shabbat observant families, the Newton Marriott is the option for you. It is about a mile and a half walk from campus. Within the Fall Fest program, we do offer guided walks from campus back to the hotel on Friday night.

Recommended Hotels near campus:

Embassy Suites
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
781-890-6767

Price: $155/night.

Reservations should be made by individual attendees directly with the Embassy Suites online reservation system hereReservations must be received by 3pm on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

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Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
800-228-9290 or 617-969-1000

Price: $176/night
Overnight self-parking: $9

Reservations should be made by individual attendees directly with the Marriott online reservation system hereReservations must be received by 5pm on Friday, September 26, 2014.

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Courtyard Marriott
387 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
866-296-2285 (If booking by phone, be sure to mention "Brandeis Fall Fest".)

Price: $155/night

Reservations should be made by individual attendees directly with the Courtyard Marriott online reservation system here. Reservations must be received by Thursday, September 25, 2014. Any special room accommodations must stated when you make your reservation.  

*This hotel offers a Community Returns program that gives 10% of booked room revenue back to Brandeis!

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Holiday Inn Express
385 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
877-859-5898 (If booking by phone, be sure to mention "Brandeis University, Fall Fest," as this is one of our contracted hotels.)

Price: $145/night 

Reservations can be made by individual attendees using the link below and must be received by Thursday, September 25, 2014. Any special room accommodations must stated when you make your reservation. 

Link: Brandeis University, Fall Fest

*This hotel offers a Community Returns program that gives 10% of booked room revenue back to Brandeis!

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Other Hotels in the Area:

Crescent Suites Hotel
287 Crescent Street
Waltham, MA 02453
781-314-7900
www.crescentsuiteshotel.com

Distance from Campus: 1.2mi

The Westin
70 Third Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
781-290-5600
www.westin.com

Distance from campus: 3.6mi

Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451
781-890-0100
http://www.hiltongardeninn.com

Distance from campus: 3.4mi

Click here for other hotel options in the area.

Dining  

Families will need to make arrangements for meals throughout the weekend, except for Saturday morning in which a continental breakfast will be provided. 

To sign up and pay for any additional Shabbat meals (including Saturday lunch, Saturday third meal (“seuda shleeshit”), arrangements, including payment, must be made directly through the Sherman Dining Hall.  Please have your student make arrangements with the cashier at the Sherman Dining Hall.

For detailed information about our dining facilities, please visit the Dining Services Web site.

Dining Off Campus

See more information about off-campus dining options.

On-Campus Dining Hours

Please visit the Dining Services Website for operating hours.