Marathon Tours & Travel’s guaranteed entry for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now available to Canadian citizens and members of the Seven Continents Club who reside outside of the United States. Guaranteed entry can only be confirmed when booked with a two (2) night minimum hotel stay at one of our available hotels. (Additional details in the Packages and Rates section)

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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The Blackstone is located next to Grant Park within the downtown Chicago Loop offering luxury accommodations. Celebrities such as Katherine Hepburn, Al Capone and numerous US Presidents have been swayed by the allure of the Blackstone since 1910. The Chicago hotel is housed in an elegantly restored French Beaux-Arts structure, giving an air of grandeur to each of its 332 lavish hotel rooms and suites situated near the Field Museum, McCormick Place, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, Soldier Field, and the United Center. The Blackstone is only .5 miles from the marathon finish.

JW Marriott is the only true luxury hotel in The Loop, located just 0.7 miles from the finish.  Throughout the landmark downtown Chicago hotel, you'll discover touches of elegance, such as the magnificent lobby, stunning chandeliers and inviting seating areas. Each spacious room within the JW Marriott provides a peaceful oasis for relaxing. Enjoy delicious dining in the renowned restaurant, Florentine, or join other runners for cocktails in the lobby lounge.  Enhance your stay with the Executive Level, which allows access to complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, hors d’oeuvres, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Renaissance Chicago is a four-star property located just .9 miles from the marathon finish line.  It is the perfect fit for those looking for a comfortable and worry-free trip.  Located steps from the Theatre District, the award-winning hotel will captivate you from the moment you arrive until the day you say your goodbyes, with thoughtful amenities and world-class service.  With the following dining options, you’ll never have to leave: VIP R Lounge, Artist Studio, Coffee Bar and Library.