Hotels and Travel
26.2 with Donna proudly announces the host hotels for the 2013 26.2 with Donna February 14-18, 2013:
OFFICIAL HOST HOTEL
One Ocean Resort & Spa is an AAA Four-Diamond property perfectly nestled along the Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic Beach. It is Northeast Florida’s newest beachfront boutique resort and spa offering an authentic, elegant and eco-friendly staying experience. Read More
DOWNTOWN HOST HOTEL
The Omni Jacksonville Hotel welcomes you to our luxury hotel. You deserve to pamper yourself just a bit, after all, look at what YOU ARE DOING TO HELP FINISH BREAST CANCER during the 2013 Marathon. This four-diamond luxury hotel is in the heart of downtown and just steps away from the Jacksonville Landing Riverfront Marketplace, where art, music and shopping thrive. Read More
26.2 with Donna and VisitJacksonville encourage everyone traveling to Jacksonville for the 2013 26.2 with Donna to book your hotel accommodations with a preferred hotel through our travel portal.
This new travel system will take you through a simple 7-step process to finding the perfect hotel accommodations for you! Starting with your planned check in and checkout dates, the system will list all available 26.2 with Donna preferred hotels, the negotiated rate per night, distance to the Health & Fitness Expo, and distance to the Start and Finish of the race.
In a connected world of many reservation systems, why book through our travel portal? For all room nights reserved through our portal, preferred hotels will donate $5 to the 26.2 with Donna Foundation.
One Ocean Resort & Spa: Always in Your Element
One Ocean Resort & Spa is an AAA Four-Diamond property perfectly nestled along the Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic Beach. It is Northeast Florida’s newest beachfront boutique resort and spa offering an authentic, elegant and eco-friendly staying experience. The resort is situated across from the picturesque Beaches Town Center, luring guests in with its cobblestone streets, eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, art galleries, ice-cream parlors, and nightlife options. Featuring the essence of the ocean in all aspects of the resort, the property evokes the feeling of serenity and comfort.
The décor of One Ocean Resort & Spa reflects the ambiance of Atlantic Beach with a laid-back unpretentious atmosphere in a contrasting backdrop of artistic sophistication and chic beach type. The elegant and creative spirit of One Ocean Resort & Spa is captured through a compelling composition of artistry, including culinary artistry, each offering a unique vision inspired by the beachfront setting.
Customizing each room to the guests’ preferences, Guest Historians prepare personalized amenity cabinets prior to arrival, which contain preferred complimentary snacks and beverages. Visitors enjoy seamless check-in and completely by pass the front desk to find their rooms waiting for their arrival. Once checked into your room, One Ocean docents serve as individualized instinctive hosts to cater to guests’ needs, including packing and unpacking to any local recommendations. Every guestroom has heat-activated sensors letting docents and cleaning service personnel know whether guests are in their rooms so to not disturb their experience.
Offering excellent on-property dining, Azurea is one of the three AAA Four-Diamond restaurants in all of Northeast Florida. Remaining true to local surroundings, Azurea provides artfully inspired dining, where a view of the ocean is available from every seat. Under the direction of highly acclaimed Executive Chef Ted Peters, Azurea has quickly become a “must experience” destination for cultured diners. Peters’ culinary experience spans across France, England and Canada, establishing him as a gourmet-cuisine veteran. Having its own recognized food and wine personality, Azurea pays special tribute to the tastes of Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. The menu changes with each season, keeping up with the latest trends with the finest ingredients. Playing host to the prestigious James Beard Foundation, Azurea is the only restaurant in North Florida to host a fundraiser for the culinary education organization.
Downtown Host Hotel: Omni Jacksonville Hotel
The 26.2 with Donna proudly announces The Omni Jacksonville Hotel as the official marathon downtown host hotel February 14-18, 2013.
The Omni Jacksonville Hotel welcomes you to our luxury hotel. You deserve to pamper yourself just a bit, after all, look at what YOU ARE DOING TO HELP FINISH BREAST CANCER during the 2013 Marathon.
We encourage you to join our FREE Omni Select Guest Program which provides you with complimentary Wi-Fi, pressing, your choice of a morning beverage delivered right to your door, a free bottled water, and a few more of our own special touches. Relax in guest room accommodations featuring contemporary comfort and enjoy a host of amenities designed to make your visit unforgettable.
This four-diamond luxury hotel is in the heart of downtown and just steps away from the Jacksonville Landing Riverfront Marketplace, where art, music and shopping thrive. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the St. Johns River and take in the best of Florida at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel. Located half a mile from the 26.2 with Donna Health & Fitness Expo, Omni Jacksonville is only a short trip on the skyway away. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided on race day to the start/finish line.
26.2 with Donna has negotiated a fantastic rate for race participants as low as $129/night at this great downtown Jacksonville hotel. Race participants can also expect complimentary grab-and-go fruit, granola and water race morning, and designated shower and changing facilities for those racing out Sunday afternoon to travel home.