Host Hotel: Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront


5700 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

.9 miles from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
1.7 miles from 8K Start
1.7 miles from Finish

Shamrock Rate: $126.50 – $286 per night


Relax to the gentle sound of rolling waves on our wide, clean beach, as porpoise’s surface and dive in the distance. Located on the exclusive North End of Virginia beach, the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront is an award-winning, full-service hotel with 244 richly appointed guest rooms, with one and two-bedroom suites available. Your room or suite offers complimentary coffee and teas, MP3 player alarm clock, free wireless internet access, microwave and refrigerator. Every guest room has a private balcony or patio.
The Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront also hosts The Surf Club Ocean Grille, excellent dining in a fabulous atmosphere with stunning oceanfront views. Our restaurant offers a completely new dining experience with deliciously fresh land & seafood, an extensive wine list and more! Take advantage of the hotel’s pool, oceanfront exercise room, and Jacuzzi.

Preferred Hotels:

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

11 blocks from half marathon & marathon start
1 block from 8k start
1 block from finish

3001 Atlantic Avenue,
Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Enjoy a beach vacation in Virginia at Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront located only 20 minutes from Norfolk International Airport. Take a few steps to reach all the vibrant attractions of Virginia Beach Boardwalk.
Unwind in one of the hotel’s Virginia Beach oceanfront guest rooms, decorated in serene hues of blue and green while taking in sweeping views of the city or the ocean. Take advantage of the WiFi or relax watching the 37-inch TV. Choose a room in the exclusive Empyrean Club for upgraded amenities including 42-inch TVs, bathroom TVs and access to the secluded Executive Lounge with complimentary continental breakfast, evening hors d’ouevres, and cocktail service.

DoubleTree by Hilton


Approximately 2 miles from half marathon & marathon start
Approximately 1 mile from 8k start
Approximately 1 mile from finish

1900 Pavilion Drive
Virginia Beach VA 23451
(757) 422-8900

Shamrock Rate: $135/night


The DoubleTree Virginia Beach is a 292 room, full service hotel adjacent to the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The DoubleTree offers plenty of free parking and a location just eight blocks from the sand and surf of the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Boardwalk. Amenities include an indoor pool, Precor fitness center, gift shop, and Max & Ermas Restaurant on site.

The Oceanfront Inn

Oceanfront Inn

2901 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-0445

13 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
4 blocks from 8k Start
2 blocks from finish

Shamrock Rate: $144/night


Our rooms feature either two double beds or one king bed.
Right on the beach, The Oceanfront Inn features comfortable guaranteed oceanfront rooms with refrigerator, coffee-maker, and private balcony; refreshing indoor pool, free WiFi, 1 complimentary parking space per room and friendly staff at affordable prices. As an additional feature, open at 7:00 a.m. and conveniently located adjacent to the lobby, Neptune’s Restaurant offers a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner specials and adjacent to Murphy’s, The finish line celebration!

The Best Western

2809 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-5370

14 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon
3 blocks from 8K Start
2 blocks from finish

Shamrock Rate:

Oceanfront @ $159 Fri & Sat, $89 Thur & Sun

West Side $89 Fri & Sat, $74 Thur & Sun.

A great value and always family friendly, the Best Western Plus Virginia Beach is located on the oceanfront and just steps from the newly expanded 31Ocean, Virginia Beach’s focal point for shopping, dining and entertainment. All guest rooms feature either 1 king bed or 2 double beds, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, complimentary wireless internet and in-room safe.

Oceanfront rooms have a private balcony or patio overlooking Virginia Beach’s famous Boardwalk and offer unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean. Our non-oceanfront rooms are located across the street from the main hotel in our 3-story motor-inn with exterior corridors.

BOOK NOW! (Enter Group Code: M71YA8C1)

Hyatt House Virginia Beach/Oceanfront Opened April 2017


2705 Atlantic Avenue

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

757.428.4200 or 800.993.4983


15 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start

4 blocks from 8K Start

3 blocks from Finish


 Shamrock Rate: $189 per night


You don’t need a four-leafed-clover to get the newest hotel on the beach – just be sure to book your room now!  The HYATT HOUSE is located in the center of the race course and our special rate is for runners, fans, and leprechauns. Fans can cheer the runners on from their oceanfront-boardwalk balcony with their favorite green beverage in hand.  This rate includes a wonderful hot breakfast with an omelet station, wi-fi, use of our indoor pool, and fitness room.

 Choose a room with one king bed with queen sleeper sofa & kitchen OR a room with 2 queen beds, microwave & refrigerator.  Guests (up to 4 people to a room) may stay at this discounted rate of $189.00 + tax 03/15/2018 –  03/19/2018.   Parking fees are extra at $9 self or $14 valet.  To receive this special rate you must book prior to March 1st 2018!

Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach


3 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
6 blocks from 8k Start
8 blocks from Finish

3900 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-1711

Shamrock Rate: $159/night


Relaxing and luxurious, the full-service Virginia Beach Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, offers direct beach access and is home to a welcoming array of services and amenities. Guests of our stylish Virginia Beach resort enjoy well-appointed oceanfront rooms and suites with convenient kitchen amenities, three hotel restaurants, poolside bar, as well as an impressive conference & events center for business functions, special occasions and weddings. Bring your family and splash into one of the four indoor and outdoor pools, slide down the waterslides, watch a movie in the 48 seat movie theater or join the fun at Splash Kamp Kid’s Activity Center.

Courtyard Virginia Beach Oceanfront South


 **NEWLY Renovated for 2018**

17 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
6 blocks from 8K Start
6 blocks from Finish

2501 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Shamrock Rate: $189 – $219 per night


Your Special Package Includes:•    A complimentary grab-and-go breakfast Saturday AM•    Complimentary 1 PM checkout for all racers
Newly renovated! The Courtyard Oceanfront South on 25th Street offers 100% oceanfront rooms located in the heart of the boardwalk close to shopping, dining and entertainment. Each of our spacious rooms and suites feature plush bedding, 32″ flat screen HD television, a mini fridge–and a private furnished balcony facing the ocean. Unwind in our sparkling pool and whirlpool spa. Grab a quick bite from our Bistro, which offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee. Our Marriott Courtyard offers complimentary Internet throughout the entire hotel as well as complimentary parking for guests. In addition to the great amenities at our Virginia Beach Courtyard hotel, we’re proud of our service. Come and give us the opportunity to serve you!

Courtyard Virginia Oceanfront North


6 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
6 blocks from 8K Start
6 blocks from Finish

3737 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Shamrock Rate: $189 – $219 per night


Our Virginia Beach oceanfront hotel has recently completed a full renovation, redesigning all guest rooms, meeting space, indoor pool and public areas with a modern beach feel. We offer direct access to the ocean and are just steps away from year-round events on the boardwalk.

Our Courtyard hotel is also conveniently close to the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach Sportsplex, Dam Neck, and Oceana NAS. Each of our oceanfront guest rooms and Courtyard Suites® features a 32″ flat-screen TV, luxurious bedding, a mini-fridge – and a private, furnished balcony overlooking the beach. Drop by The Bistro – here at our hotel – to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner on our beachfront patio. Step into our on-site Starbucks to indulge in one of your favorite beverages. Meet friends and colleagues in our comfortable, state-of-the-art lobby that features a touchscreen GoBoard with the latest news, weather, and airport information. Unwind in our glorious tropical pool, with its cascading waters, rock formations, and swaying palms. Or enjoy an invigorating workout in a new, well-equipped fitness room that offers free weights as well as 22″ TVs on all machines.

Country Inn & Suites

24 Blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start

15 Blocks from 8K Start

15 blocks from Finish

1801 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451 757-437-9100:

Shamrock Rate: $159 per night


Welcome to Shamrock Country!  Sleep well at the Country Inn & Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront featuring all oceanfront rooms with private balconies and a view of the ocean, beach, and boardwalk!  Start your day with our free hot and delicious Be Our Guest Breakfast, stay connected with our complimentary WIFI, and ON-SITE garage parking.  Relax in our heated indoor pool, recharge in our fitness facility, or get caught up in our business center! All rooms have microwaves and refrigerators, and there’s free coffee and cookies in the lobby!  There is a two night minimum stay requirement for Shamrock Marathon Weekend, and Country Inn & Suites is offering a late check-out rate of $65.00 until 5pm on Sunday night, or you’re welcome to stay the entire night for just  $110 plus taxes on Sunday night!

Clarion Inn and Suites


16 Blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
4 Blocks from 8K Start
4 blocks from Finish

2604 Atlantic Ave.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: 757-961-8190

Shamrock Rate: $149/night

Clarion Inn & Suites, a hotel in Virginia Beach just steps from the beach and boardwalk. Have a great stay at the Clarion Inn & Suites®. Our hotel proudly offers free a breakfast buffet year round from 6 to 10am every morning. Also included with your stay is free WiFi and fitness center! We are a smoke free hotel. If your traveling with your pet, they are more then welcome to stay as well! For a small fee of $15.00 a day and under 25lbs. This is a conference center hotel close to First Landing State Park and Neptune’s Park.

Comfort Inn and Suites Oceanfront

COmfort Inn and SUites OF
22 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
13 blocks from 8K Start
11 blocks from Finish

2015 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-8200

Shamrock Rate: $159/night

Welcome to the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront, an award winning Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel. Located in the heart of the resort area, the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront is right on the boardwalk providing a breathtaking view of the ocean. All of our two room units are oceanfront and contain two queen beds or one queen bed and a queen sofa sleeper. Every unit contains two flat screen TVs, an in room safe, a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Start your day with our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more, including hot Belgian waffles! Relax in our heated indoor pool and hot tub. Stay connected with the world in our business center or with our free high speed wireless internet access. Our exercise room features an array of fitness equipment to meet your conditioning needs. We also provide one parking space per suite in our on site parking garage. The entire staff at the Comfort Inn and Suites Oceanfront looks forward to serving you and is dedicated to ensuring that your stay with us will be pleasantly memorable.

Comfort Suites Beachfront

19 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
8 blocks from 8K Start
8 blocks from all Finish

2321 Atlantic Ave.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 491-2400

Shamrock Rate: $159/night


Welcome to the Newly Renovated Comfort Suites Beachfront:
Where every room is a spacious oceanfront two-room suite with private balcony, and separate bedroom and living room area.
All suites offer a refrigerator, microwave, wet-bar, sleep sofa w/chaise, two flat-screen TVs, charging stations, activity table and complimentary wireless internet.  Additional amenities include complimentary hot breakfast daily, oceanfront fitness center, oceanfront meeting room, gorgeous outdoor pool deck with fire pits (seasonal), complimentary parking, guest laundry, business center, market and fantastic location next to the 24th Street Stage.
•    12:00PM late check-out
•    Grab & Go Available  (please reserve when making reservation)
For this special rate, be sure to mention Shamrock Marathon when calling the hotel directly to make your reservation.
Thank you for returning to us!  We look forward to seeing you in 2017.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites


2607 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 2345

Shamrock Rate: $177/night


or call 1-800-HOLIDAY (reference group code “SRM”)

**Stay with us at the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites and experience the same great service you’ve come to love when staying at the Oceanfront. Our upbeat décor and interior enhancements with remodeled guest rooms and public spaces will impress the whole family. The name may be Holiday Inn Express & Suites but your vacation will be at your own pace at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. All of our guest rooms include a complimentary hot breakfast and have a private balcony with a full oceanfront view of the beach and boardwalk, mini-refrigerator, hair dryers, coffee makers, free high-speed Internet access, and complimentary onsite parking.  For fitness room. We look forward to serving you!

Holiday Inn Oceanside

HOliday inn oceanside

2101 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Shamrock Rate: $167/night


or call 1-800-HOLIDAY (reference group code “YNG”)

As a guest of the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside, you’re treated to a stay in the heart of the resort district, which means you’re just steps away from fun, food and festivities.  Situated directly on the Boardwalk, our hotel offers direct beach access and is walking distance to more than 20 restaurants and lounges. Each of our newly renovated hotel rooms has a private oceanfront balcony that overlooks the beach and boardwalk. Other room features include free fast high-speed Internet access, refrigerators, microwaves, 32″ flat screen HDTVs with HBO and triple-sheeted bedding. Take a dip in our indoor pool and then unwind in our oceanfront full service restaurant/bar, Sip Sip.  For a hotel experience that exceeds your expectations, at a price that will delight you, choose the Holiday Inn Oceanside for the Shamrock race.  During race weekend our hotel will be offering a pasta buffet.

Courtyard by Marriott—Virginia Beach Norfolk

courtyard marriott vb norfolk

5700 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 490-2002

Approximately 12 miles from oceanfront (start and finish)

Shamrock Rate: coming soon

The Courtyard Virginia Beach Norfolk welcomes all runners and fans! Our Courtyard Virginia Beach lodging offers 146 rooms with comfort, convenience, and great service. Twelve miles from the starting line and easily accessible off of I-64 and I-264, you will find our convenient location close to Virginia Beach shopping, dining, entertainment, and attractions. Our quiet surroundings will allow you to relax in our Courtyard or just rest in our comfortable beds which features luxury bedding by Marriott. Our hotel has a smoke free policy.

Econo Lodge on the Ocean

Econo Lodge on the Ocean

15 blocks fromHalf Marathon & Marathon Start
4 blocks from 8K Start
4 blocks from Finish

2707 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-3970

Shamrock Rate: $149/night

All of our rooms at the Econo Lodge on the Ocean are oceanfront with a private balcony or ground floor patio overlooking the beach. You have a choice of two double beds or one king bed with sleeper sofa. Each is equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, in room coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board, and in room safe. Hotel amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, free bicycles for our guests, and free high speed wireless internet access. A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning from 7 am to 10 am (with early hours on race day!) Our guest parking is on site, 1 car per room.

Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites

19 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
13 blocks from 8K Start
11 blocks from Finish 

Shamrock Rate: coming soon

1901 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451 757-422-4885

Come Visit us at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Our hotel features spacious guest rooms that include a private balcony and a spectacular view of the ocean. All of our hotel accommodations also include mini refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, and ON-SITE parking. Take a swim in our heated indoor pool, followed by a soak in the whirlpool – or break a sweat whenever your schedule allows in our modern, 24-hour fitness center. We’re pleased to offer a delicious complimentary breakfast to our guests every morning, as well as free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

 Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

8 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
3 blocks from 8K Start
3 blocks from Finish

Shamrock Rate: $189 per night


3315 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, Va 23451

Virginia Beach’s newest hotel on the boardwalk offers 167 oceanfront guestrooms, including 24 suites, all with private balconies. Our 5,000 square feet of meeting space features an oceanfront Executive Boardroom with the latest in video conferencing, 3,000 square foot ballroom, and a large balcony overlooking the boardwalk and Atlantic Ocean. Guests will never be far from the beach with two oceanfront restaurants onsite. Lager Heads and the Garden Grille, offer breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night dining as well as patio seating, fire pits and live entertainment nightly in season. The hotel also features an upscale indoor/outdoor pool with in-pool chaise lounges, an expansive sun deck with panoramic views, a fitness center, a 24-hour convenience mart and a business center.

Ocean Beach Club Resort

8 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
3 blocks from 8K Start
3 blocks from Finish

3401 Atlantic Ave,

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(800) 245-1003 

Shamrock Rate: $133-$329


To book over the phone please call 1-800-438-2929 or Email: Code: GSHAMROCK

Escape to our Virginia Beach Luxury Hotel!

Embrace true luxury at Ocean Beach Club Resort – a Diamond Resort, a stylish oceanfront hotel VA beach that towers over the north end of the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Graced with calming Caribbean design touches and a relaxed aura, Ocean Beach Club stands out among other hotels in Virginia Beach by offering the elegant extras you’d expect at a four-star resort.

The stunning Atlantic Ocean serves as the centerpiece of the Ocean Beach Club experience. Spacious suites open up to breathtaking ocean sunrise or city sunset views, four pools sit just steps from the sandy beach, and the state-of-the-art 17th-floor fitness center overlooks the ocean. Dine poolside for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Tortugas Café and Tiki Bar, relax in your suite, or walk over to the Ocean Beach Club Shops for the boardwalk’s top shopping near our Virginia Beach luxury hotel.

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront


6 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
5 blocks from 8K Start
7 blocks from Finish

3501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-9000

  • NO two night minimum
  • 1:00PM Check-Out
  • Pasta Buffet Offered Friday and Saturday Night in  Award Winning Fusion Restaurant
  • Complimentary Breakfast on the Go!
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Throughout the Entire Hotel
  • Complimentary Parking, Self-Park & Valet
  • Indoor pool, outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness center

Marriott SpringHill Suites

SpringHill Suites Photo

33 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
24 blocks from 8K Start
22 blocks from Finish

901 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 417-3982

  • All rooms are Oceanfront Suites with private balconies.  2-32” flat screen high definitionTV’s and in-room refrigerators
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet
  •  Free high speed internet throughout the entire hotel
  • Indoor pool, outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness center

Hampton Inn Virginia Beach Ocean Front South

31 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
22 blocks from 8K Start
20 blocks from Finish

10111 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 965-2300

Shamrock Rates: coming soon

  • All rooms oceanfront with flat screen high definition TV’s and in-room refrigerators and microwave
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet or breakfast to go bags
  • Free high speed internet throughout the entire hotel
  • Indoor pool and fitness center

The Hampton Inn Virginia Beach-Oceanfront South hotel is located directly on Virginia Beach boardwalk and offers all direct oceanfront rooms with balconies. Enjoy oceanfront dining in the 11th Street Tap House restaurant or stroll the boardwalk for additional dining options. Visit the unique boutiques and restaurants at Virginia Beach’s quaint Hilltop district located nearby. Refresh in the indoor pool or take a dip in the ocean. Make yourself at home at our oceanfront hotel in Virginia Beach. Watch your favorite show on our flat screen,.HDTVs or catch up with work using the free high-speed internet in every guest room. Wake up refreshed      and start your day right with Hampton’s free Hot Breakfast. If you don’t have time to sit down, make sure you grab one of our free Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bags.

Beach Quarters Virginia Beach Resort






35 blocks from Half Marathon & Marathon Start
27 blocks from 8K Start
25 blocks from Finish

An Amenity-Rich Choice in VA Beach Hotels

Shamrock Rate: $106-147 per night


 To book over the phone please call: 1-800-438-2929 or Email: Code: GSHAMROCK

Beach Quarters Resort – a Diamond Resort provides the premier Virginia Beach resort experience and the boardwalk’s best value. From your frozen cocktail at SandBar through your final sunbathing session on the seventh-floor pool deck, Beach Quarters offers amenities unparalleled to neighboring VA beach hotels.

Relax in the comfort of Beach Quarters’ all oceanfront suites, taking in breathtaking ocean views and an array of in-room amenities. Make the most of your stay by working out in the boardwalk’s premier athletic club and treating yourself to all these well-rounded, Virginia Beach resort offers.

Allow the kids to unwind at our youth activity center and game room while you get to work with free in-room Wi-Fi before meeting up at Mahi Mah’s next door for the freshest seafood and sushi at the beach.

At Beach Quarters, you’ll enjoy select amenities and great value.

Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center

Free Shuttle Service to the start/finish area!

2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Shamrock Rate: $119

Call the hotel directly: at (800) 468-2722 and mention Shamrock/ask for reservations

Each of our fully-appointed suites offers the amenities that make your stay with us a pleasure. Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center offers separate sleeping and living areas with a private balcony overlooking the bay.  We also have an indoor / outdoor pool, health club, award winning restaurant and Chef!

Each luxury suite includes conveniences such as a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, sink, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, alarm clock, two cable televisions and internet connection. Choose from one and two bedroom suites as well as our luxurious Penthouse suites.