Monterey Regional Airport and United Airlines

 

Headquarters for the Marathon is in Monterey, 110 miles south of San Francisco, 400 miles north of Los Angeles. You can fly directly into the Monterey Regional Airport, only five minutes from downtown Monterey.

 


TRAVEL

Headquarters for the Marathon is in Monterey, 120 miles south of San Francisco, 320 miles north of Los Angeles. You can fly directly into Monterey Airport, only five minutes from downtown Monterey.
Other airport options include San Jose, (70 miles away), San Francisco and Oakland (110 miles).

 

 


LODGING

The Monterey Peninsula offers a wealth and variety of lodging opportunities, including our host hotels, the Portola Hotel & Spa and the Monterey Marriott.

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
Stay at the Portola Hotel, located directly next to the Monterey Conference Center.  The rate $409 per night, a two-night minimum stay is required, Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday. Included in this rate is 24 hour access to Fitness Center, Outdoor heated swimming pool/jacuzzi.  Credit card provided at time of reservation and a non-refundable first night’s room will be charged.  Overnight parking is $22.00 self-parking or $27.00 valet per night.
Booking open until March 25, 2024

CLICK HERE to book your reservation!

Transportation to Marathon start line from Downtown Parking Garages (340 Tyler Street)

Transportation to 21-Miler start line from Monterey Marriott (350 Calle Principal)

Transportation to 11-Miler start line from Waterfront One parking (245 Washington St)

Monterey Marriott
Please CLICK HERE or call Marriott reservations 1-877-901-6632 to book your room.   Rates for this hotel is $389.00 per night, a two-night minimum stay is required, Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday.  Credit card provided at time of reservation will be charged in full for all nights reserved on April 5, 2024.  Cancellation must be received on or before April 4th, 2024 for full refund; after this date cancellation or reduction in room nights will not be accepted. No Exceptions.  Name changes will be accepted until the day of arrival.
Booking open until April 4, 2024

Transportation to Marathon start line from Downtown Parking Garages (340 Tyler Street)

Transportation to 21-Miler start line from Monterey Marriott (350 Calle Principal)

Transportation to 11-Miler start line from Waterfront One parking lot (245 Washington St)

HYATT
Please CLICK HERE for access to the Big Sur International Marathon group room block at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course.  The rate is $308 per night not including a $29 resort fee per night which includes  the following:
Self-parking and valet-parking, Pool area games, e.g. ping pong tables, shuffleboard, beanbag toss, life-size chess and Connect Four, as well as board games available for lobby or in room use, Golf club storage, Tennis court time (racquets and balls included), Tesla and universal vehicle charging stations, 10% discount at Del Monte Pro Shop, Standard Internet service. Additional fees apply for premium Internet service.
Booking open until April 5, 2024.

Hilton Garden Inn Monterey
Please CLICK HERE to explore rates and book your room. A three-night minimum stay is required and a one-night deposit will be charged at the time of booking.
Booking open until April 5, 2024.

Transportation to Marathon start line from Monterey Peninsula College (980 Fremont St)

Transportation for all Relay legs from Monterey Peninsula College (980 Fremont St)

Hotel Pacific
To reserve a room at the Hotel Pacific, please call directly to the Hotel Pacific at 831-373-5700 or email reservations@hotelpacific.com to reserve a rate of $293.000 for a Standard Junior Suite King or Queen. Discover a personalized guest experience in this room featuring hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, sitting and dining areas, a microwave, refrigerator, a separate bathtub and shower and a furnished patio or balcony.  This rate includes a  complimentary continental breakfast and is non-refundable once booked.  Hotel Pacific is adjacent to both the Monterey Marriott as well as the Portola Plaza.
Booking open until 30 days prior to arrival

Transportation to Marathon start line from Downtown Parking Garages (340 Tyler Street)

Transportation to 21-Miler start line from Monterey Marriott (350 Calle Principal)

Transportation to 11-Miler start line from Waterfront One parking (245 Washington St)

Carmel lodging
While we do not offer room blocks at any Carmel hotels, there are several popular boutique hotels and vacation rentals options in Carmel.  The best transportation option for Marathoners staying in Carmel is the Carmel Plaza pickup location (corner of Ocean Avenue & Junipero). Please check out our website for more info on Carmel By The Sea.


MARATHON TOURS

 

Marathon Tours & Travel offers travel packages with hotel, and other special benefits including entries to the 2025 Big Sur Marathon as well as Boston 2 Big Sur. Two packages with guaranteed entry are available at an additional cost: a four-night package and a three-night package at the Portola Hotel & Spa. Please note that each package is limited to space and will be on a first-come, first-served basis beginning August 14th. To learn more, click here.

 


CAMPGROUNDS & OTHER HOTELS

For campgrounds and hotels in the Big Sur area (close to the Marathon start), click HERE.

 Monterey Peninsula camping, RV parks and hostel:
Veteran’s Memorial Park (camping) 831.646.3865
Marina Dunes RV Park 831.384.6914
Monterey Hostel 831.649.0375
Saddle Mountain Ranch Campground, 831.624.1617 www.carmelcamping.com

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