Where to Stay

The Tobacco Road Marathon host hotel is the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle hotel located at 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd. in Cary, North Carolina.

The Embassy Suites is the location for our pre-race Expo and packet pickup held on Friday and Saturday in addition to being just minutes from Research Triangle Park (RTP) and Raleigh Durham International Airport.

They offer outstanding accommodations with convenient access to many Raleigh attractions. Catch a Carolina Hurricanes game at the PNC Center or indulge in a unique shopping experience at Cameron Village.

Guests can select a king or two bedded, two-room suites offering the space and freedom of separate bedroom and living rooms. Wireless internet access, a 37-inch flat-screen HDTV, refrigerator and microwave oven will make your room feel as like home.

Every day begins with a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, and enjoy contemporary cuisine in an open-air setting in the signature restaurant, Bistro in the Park. Stay active with the indoor swimming pool, lighted basketball and tennis courts, or use the fitness center with cardiovascular machines and resistance equipment.

We do not provide shuttles from the Embassy Suites. Please plan your own transportation to and from the hotel.

Book Your Room

The hotel will sell out so reserve your room online at...

Embassy Suites Group Page

...or call 919-677-1840 and mention the Tobacco Road Marathon (group code TBM) to receive our discounted rate of $129 per night.

Saturday Night Dinner

The Embassy Suites Bistro will setup a pre-race dinner buffet on Saturday evening from 5pm to 10pm providing soup, salad, entrees, and dessert for $12.95 per person. Check out the menu!  Anyone is welcome to eat at the hotel, but reservations are highly recommended so they can make ample amounts of food. Call 919-677-1840 to make your reservation today.


Standard check out time is NOON. All room keys are deactivated at noon on the date of departure. If a late check out is needed you must tell the Embassy Suites as there are a limited quantity of late check outs available.