10 Home-Run Hotel Packages for Baseball Fans Slideshow
May 23, 2011
The Carlton Hotel: New York Yankees, Mets
The Carlton Hotel’s Homerun Package includes one night in a standard room, two tickets in 400-level seating for the Yankees or 500-level seating at a Mets game, and two tickets on the Yankee Clipper. The package also comes with a baseball-themed gift basket as well as the option to upgrade your seats and transport (from a public shuttle to a private limo). The package starts at $289.99 per person.
The Omni Chicago Hotel: Chicago Cubs, White Sox
Chicago’s Omni Hotel offers baseball-lovers luxurious rooms that come with peanuts, Cracker Jacks, a mini-team bat, a baseball with pre-printed team autographs, a bobble-head, team pennant, and a team logo-emblazoned sports bag. While the package doesn’t include game tickets, the hotel’s concierge can help with that if needed. The package starts at $269.00 per night.
Millennium Hotel: St. Louis Cardinals
Book the Homerun Package for a room for two, complimentary parking, and a baseball rally towel. It may not come with Cracker Jacks, but complimentary parking is pretty sweet when you consider how close the hotel is to the field and how expensive field parking actually is! The package starts at $149.00 per night.
Omni Hotel: San Diego Padres
Southern California is home to incredible weather and three baseball teams (San Diego Padres, LA Dodgers, and Anaheim Angels), which seems like a perfect combination. Book the Omni’s All-American Baseball Package in San Diego for breakfast for two in the restaurant or en prive in your room, two tickets to a Padres game, complimentary overnight valet parking, and all-American apple pie delivered to your room. The package starts at $269.00 per night.
Hotel Commonwealth: Boston Red Sox
Hotel Commonwealth’s luxurious Baseball Suite is the ultimate in baseball fandom. It is chock-full of classic baseball memorabilia like vintage trading cards and rare photographs. The hotel’s restaurant, Eastern Standard, is one of Boston’s best and provides 24-hour room service. When you do decide to leave your room, historic Fenway Park is a stone’s throw away.
The hotel is also offering a Fenway Family Fun package, starting at $269.00 per night, which includes a deluxe family room, four tickets to a behind-the-scenes tour of Fenway Park, Red Sox memorabilia, and board games for the family to play when the Red Sox are taking a break.
Renaissance Hotel: Toronto Blue Jays
You cannot sleep any closer to a baseball field than you can at the Renaissance Hotel in Toronto. It is officially the only four-diamond hotel situated in a major league sports venue. Not only are you steps from your seats, but the hotel offers a Blue Jays package, which includes one night’s accommodations, valet parking, two adult tickets to a Blue Jays game, and a buffet breakfast for two adults and two children in their Arriba restaurant. The package starts at $299.00 Canadian Dollars (USD$307.00)
The Powell Hotel: San Francisco Giants
There are so many reasons to go to San Francisco and this package is yet another. Book the SF Giants Baseball package for a Junior Suite to fit four baseball fans, four tickets in the Viewbox at AT&T Park, valet parking, and four Muni passes to get yourselves to and from the park. When you get to AT&T Park, don’t forget to sample some of their delicious fare like Gilroy Garlic Fries. The package starts at $395.00.
Affinia Hotel: New York Yankees, Mets
Another option for New York-bound baseball fans is Affinia Hotels’ Eastgate Tower hotel near Grand Central Station. Book a Fan Fare Fix for a six-pack of Brooklyn Lager, popcorn and peanuts, and travel-sized sunscreen. The package starts at $224.00 per night.
Courtyard Marriott: Detroit Tigers
This hotel, conveniently located near Comerica Park, offers the Grand Slam Baseball Fan package, featuring a deluxe room, breakfast for two, and $20 in Tiger Fun Money to be redeemed at the stadium. The package starts at $154.00 per night.
Omni Hotel: Los Angeles Dodgers
Downtown Los Angeles is “home court” to the Lakers, Clippers, and the Dodgers, making the neighborhood a sports fan’s fantasy. Book the Omni Hotel’s Take Me Out to the Ballgame Package, starting at $174.00 per night, for a baseball-themed welcome with Cracker Jacks, whole shell peanuts, a six-pack of beer, and baseball memorabilia. You’ll also get complimentary valet parking and a luxurious room, of course.