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Lodging

For better or worse, the Rocket Motel is not an option for our runners this year. However, there are a number of great alternatives. Each of the hotels listed below have offered a block of rooms at a special rate for Rocket City Marathon participants. In listing each, we’ve tried to include the following, but please confirm these details with the hotel:

Rate/Deadline: cost per night, date block rates terminate, rooms subject to availability
Extra Costs/Benefits: parking, breakfast, shuttle service
Late Check Out: availability, time, cost
Map: with directions to the VBC, see our parking page for convenient places to park
Reservations: links and/or phone numbers

If you represent a local hotel that isn’t listed below but would like to be, please contact us at rocketcitymarathon@gmail.com.


SpringHill Suites

The SpringHill Suites by Marriott is incredibly convenient for our runners, located behind the VBC within easy walking distance of the start and finish.

Rate/Deadline: $119/night; November 14, 2019
Extras: Free parking, complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle
Late Check Out: Yes, 2:00pm, $25
Map: location
Reservations: (256) 512-0188 or 800-721-7033; ask for Rocket City Marathon group


Embassy Suites

The Embassy Suites by Hilton connects to the VBC for great convenience providing a short walk to the start and finish.

Rate/Deadline: $129/;, November 21, 2019
Extras: Parking ($10/night), complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle
Late Check Out: limited availability, inquire when booking
Map: location
Reservations: book here or call 1 (800) 362-2779 and use group code RCM


AC Hotel

The AC Hotel by Marriott overlooks Big Spring Park and offers a short walk to the start and finish.

Rate/Deadline: $139/night; November 21, 2019
Extras: Parking ($8 self, $10 valet)
Late Check Out: Yes, 2:00 pm, $25
Map: location
Registration: book here


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Huntsville Marriott

The Huntsville Marriott offers walking access to the Space & Rocket Center. The marathon and half marathon courses go by the hotel before and after running through the S&RC.

Rate/Deadline: $99/night; November 21, 2019
Extras: Free parking, complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle
Late Check Out: Available upon request
Map: location
Registration: book here


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DoubleTree Suites

The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton offers great value and convenience only a few miles from the VBC.

Rate/Deadline: $119/Night
Extras: Free parking, complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle
Late Check Out: Yes
Map: location
Registration: Book Here, or call the local reservation line at 256-882-9400 and ask for reservations, or call 855-217-8259. The group code is C-RCM.


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TownePlace Suites

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott offers great value and convenience only a few miles from the Space & Rocket Center and Botanical Gardens.

Rate/Deadline: $93/Night; November 29, 2019
Extras: Complimentary breakfast, free parking, pet friendly, kitchen/kitchette
Late Check Out: Available upon request
Map: location
Registration: Coming Soon