If you find yourself traveling to take in America's favorite pastime this season, check out these hotels that make it their mission to a hit a home run with their loyal fans.
Coors Field, Denver — Photo courtesy of Max and Dee BerntStay in style just steps from Coors field when in Denver. The Ritz-Carlton gives guests MVP Treatment with its sports package. For $499/night you get a set of MLB tickets, luxury accommodations, complimentary valet parking, $50 dining credit at ELWAY’S Downtown steak house, and a keepsake to make your Rockies game memorable.
Cooperstown, Hall of Fame — Photo courtesy of Baseball Hall of FameThe history-loving baseball fanatic should make it their mission to check into the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York. Mere blocks from the Baseball Hall of Fame, hotel guests will enjoy perks that include a visit to Doubleday Field and the Hall of Fame where they can explore the more than 40,000 3D items, three million books and documents, and 500,000 photographs documenting the history of baseball. All the while enjoying the amenities of this lovely hotel.
Fenway Park — Photo courtesy of Jessica PolizzottiBoston’s baseball stadium was erected more than 100 years ago and continues to draw sell-out crowds to most Red Sox games. A stay at Hotel Commonwealth, overlooking Fenway Park, offers more than a great view from your room. Baseball-themed ambiance and packages offer hotel guests a little extra. Stay in their signature “Baseball Suite” stocked with a plethora of baseball memorabilia. Or take advantage of their VIP options that include on the field batting practice, and a tour of the Green Monster.
Toronto's Reniassance — Photo courtesy of Renaissance HotelsYou can’t get any closer to the Blue Jays home field unless you’re a player. The Renaissance Toronto hotel is located inside Rogers Centre, and was the world’s first hotel to be built inside of a baseball stadium. With 348 guests rooms, 70 offer guests stadium views, but all of them offer easy access to the game.
AT&T Park — Photo courtesy of John Pastor/FlickrAs if watching a game from the stands of the San Francisco Giants waterfront AT&T Park weren’t cool enough. The Hotel Union Square let’s you live in the land of Giants when you book your stay in their “Dugout Suite." Decked out with Giants décor and stocked with baseball treats, you’ll feel like you’re in the stands even when you’re sleeping.
Rays Game — Photo courtesy of CityofStPete/FlickrOperating as “home base” for opponents of local Tampa Bay Rays as well as traveling fans, The Vinoy Renaissance in St. Petersburg, Florida, is less than ten minutes from Tropicana Field. Babe Ruth is among the many star players who have walked through their doors allowing you to say you’ve shared an experience with ghosts of baseball greatness, as well as bump into current players. Keeping the spirit of baseball alive, The Vinoy Renaissance offers guests a Grand Slam Baseball package that includes accommodations, transportation to and from Tropicana Field, breakfast, and even a spectator survival kit.
PETCO Park — Photo courtesy of SD Dirk/FlickrThe Omni San Diego connects to Petco Stadium via Skywalk, allowing you to go straight from your hotel to the park without stepping foot into the crowds outside. Their baseball season special includes luxury accommodations, breakfast, two tickets to a Padres game, free parking, and apple pie delivered to your room.
Busch Stadium, St. Louis — Photo courtesy of Matt Turner/FlickrSt Louis Cardinals fans, who are not local, will love their stay at the Hyatt Regency. The Cardinals Baseball Package provides guests with overnight accommodations, a daily food and beverage credit at either the Brewhouse or Red Kitchen & Bar, tickets to a Cardinals home game at Busch Stadium, and a voucher for a Louisville Slugger bat.
Yankee Stadium — Photo courtesy of m01229/FlickrStay at Aloft Harlem (just a 10-minute walk away from the Yankee stadium) and skip the chaos of the 50,000 fans who pack the subway. Best of all, Aloft Harlem is a budget-friendly and stylish place to stay in one of NYC's most vibrant neighborhoods.
Oriole Park — Photo courtesy of Keith AllisonWhen you book the Orioles Package at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore you’ll be baseball ready as well as comfortable. Conveniently located close to Oriole Park, this package includes two tickets to an Orioles baseball home game, two complimentary beverages at the Orioles Grille (in the hotel), overnight accommodations, and complimentary self parking in the hotel.