Travel / Hotels

There is much to do and see in the beautiful Brandywine Valley, so we hope you can spend several days in Wilmington, Delaware with us. When you register for our event, you will receive an email confirmation and will later receive travel and visitors information about Delaware and the Brandywine Valley from our travel partner, the Wilmington Visitors & Conventions Bureau. Click below for more information about the home of the Delaware Marathon™.

Wilmington Visitors & Convention Bureau
Delaware Tourism Office

Host Hotel

We are excited to announce Westin Wilmington as our new host hotel. The Westin is located on the Riverfront, just a half mile from the Start Finish of the race, and features a variety of amenities to help you prepare for race day. At Westin, everything we do is designed to help you feel your best. That’s why we feature a variety of programs to keep you energized during your visit. Rest in our signature Westin Heavenly® Bed and fuel up before the race with our nutrient-rich and delicious SuperFoodsRx™ dishes. We are also proud to offer Gear Lending with New Balance®, a Westin Run Concierge, local running maps, and a full service WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio.

Westin Wilmington $125 King Bed or Two Queen beds
818 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, DE 19801
1-302-654-2900 and reference the Delaware Marathon™ Room Block

Downtown Hotels:

These hotels are located in downtown Wilmington and are located approximately one mile from the Start Finish. On race day, they will be serviced by a Christiana Care Health System shuttle bus which will bring runners to the start before the race and bring runners back to the hotels after the race. See our Event Transportation page for full race day transportation details.  Please mention Delaware Marathon™ when making reservations.

Courtyard Marriott $109
King Bed or Double Queen
1102 West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
1-800-321-2211 and reference the Delaware Marathon™ Room Block
Sheraton Suites $109 King Bed or Double Queen
422 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19801
1-888-627-7040 and reference the Delaware Marathon™ Room Block
Hotel DuPont $TBA King Deluxe or Double Queen
11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
302-594-3100 Refer to “DEMARATHON0514”
Doubletree Wilmington $109 700 N King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
1-800-737-7181 mention group code “DelawareMarathon2016

Other Hotel Choices:

The following hotels are located on the Concord Pike (Route 202) and are located approximately 5-7 miles north of downtown Wilmington. These hotels will not be serviced by the Christiana Care shuttle.

Doubletree Concord Pike $TBA 4727 Concord Pike | Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-351-5534 | Fax: 302-478-6049
Inn at Wilmington $TBA 300 Rocky Run Parkway, Wilmington DE 19803
The Brandywine Valley Inn $TBA 1807 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803
1-800-537-7772 (mention DE Marathon rate)
Hotel may have its own transportation


This hotel is located near the Delaware Memorial Bridge off Route 13 and is located approximately 4 miles from the race Start. This hotel is also not serviced by the Christiana Care shuttle.

The Clarion Belle Hotel $TBA for a King or two Doubles
1612 North DuPont Hwy New Castle, DE 19720
Reservations: Must be made by calling us directly at 302-428-1000
and reference “Delaware Marathon”


This hotel is located off Exit 4B of I-95 and is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Wilmington. This hotel is also not serviced by the Christiana Care shuttle.

Red Roof Plus Wilmington – Newark $59 for a King or Double queen
1119 S College Avenue Newark DE 19713
Reservations: Must be made by calling us directly at 302-368-8521
or email [email protected] and reference “Delaware Marathon”


When arriving in Delaware, please take advantage of some of our other travel partners

American Airlines – A 5% discount agreement has been completed and is valid April 28 – May 18, 2015 for travel to Philadelphia, PA. To make a discounted reservation, please call their Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 from anywhere in the United States or Canada or go online to and choose More Flight Search Options and insert the promotion code A4245BT in the appropriate box.  Rules and restrictions apply.

Avis Car Rental – 1-800-331-1600 Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number D017075.
Avis Booking Link for Delaware Marathon – Philadelphia

Delaware Express Shuttle: Normal fare from Philly airport to host hotels. Book online and save $10. Save even more when traveling in parties of two or more. Please indicate “Delaware Marathon” (code DM) when making reservations. Click here for reservations.

Amtrak: Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Wilmington, DE (WIL) between May 6, 2014 and May 13, 2014. To book your reservations, please call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 or contact your travel professional. Please refer to Fare Code TBA to receive the 10% discount. The convention discount fare cannot be booked via This offer is not valid on Acela Express service or on the Amtrak Auto Train. Offer is valid with Sleeper accommodations, Business Class or First Class seating with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Northeast Regional service for all departures seven days a week, except during holiday blackout dates.

Attend the Delaware Marathon with a friend on Amtrak Northeast Regional service and save 30% on a companion fare to Wilmington, DE when you click on the “Book It Now” button at

Click here for general directions and parking