Hotels Close to the Daytona Speedway

by Laura Latzko

The Daytona International Speedway has been around since 1959 and hosts NASCAR stock car races. Hotels that sit close to the Daytona International Speedway also are located near Daytona’s white sand beaches, which serve as popular spots for water sports such as kayaking, boating, fishing, swimming, surfing and sailing. Many hotels near the NASCAR track offer long-term-stay options for people who plan to stay for a week or longer. At a majority of the area hotels, guests can find family-friendly amenities, such as outdoor swimming pools that are open throughout the year.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Daytona Beach Speedway-Airport

Homewood Suites by Hilton Daytona Beach Speedway-Airport is located on the grounds of the Daytona International Speedway. The hotel sits within a 10-minute drive of the DeLand Naval Air Station Museum, the Atlantic Ocean and Daytona Lagoon Waterpark. The hotel offers facilities for younger and older children, including tennis and volleyball courts and a playground. For families, the hotel has a package that comes with pizza, one free on-demand movie rental and soda drinks. It also has a package for couples that includes hotel bathrobes and a box of fine chocolates. The hotel provides guests with complimentary snacks and drinks on weekdays. Visitors can find restaurants such as the Olive Garden Italian Restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. The hotel’s complimentary breakfast includes hot items such as eggs and sausage. People staying in guest rooms and suites at the hotel can get DVD players in their rooms for free.

Ramada Speedway Daytona

The Daytona International Speedway sits across the street from the Ramada Speedway Daytona hotel. The hotel is also located within walking distance of the Volusia Mall, a shopping center with chain stores such as Aeropostale, No Fear, Victoria’s Secret, Spencer Gifts and RadioShack. The Indigo Lakes Golf Club, a facility with a professional-level, par-72 golf course, is located within a short drive of the hotel. At the hotel, guests can eat at a pizza restaurant with Chicago-style pizza choices. They also have the choice of walking to nearby restaurants, such as the Cancun Lagoon Bar and Grill. At the hotel, guests have a chance to sunbathe on a sundeck that sits by the pool. The hotel provides an airport shuttle that takes guest to and picks them up from the Daytona Beach International Airport. In guest rooms, people can get wireless Internet access for free.

Suburban Extended Stay

The Suburban Extended Stay hotel sits about 0.3 miles from the Daytona International Speedway. The hotel is also located within a short driving distance of Peabody Auditorium, a performing arts center that hosts Broadway shows and concerts, and the Museum of Arts and Sciences, a museum with Cuban, Chinese and African art pieces. The extended-stay hotel features guest rooms equipped for people who plan to stay for more than a day, including dining room tables with chairs for two individuals and kitchens with utensils and pans. Family-friendly restaurants, such Friendly’s Restaurant, are located within walking distance of the hotel.

Residence Inn Daytona Beach

Located about a mile from the Daytona International Speedway, Residence Inn Daytona Beach is within a 15-minute drive of Daytona Beach; the Daytona Playhouse community theater and Lighthouse Point Park, a local park with a 19th-century lighthouse. The extended-stay hotel also sits close to restaurants with children’s options, such as Gator’s Bar-B-Q and Wings. Guests can purchase snack food items, such as microwavable macaroni and cheese, at the hotel’s convenience store. The hotel offers a daily reception for adults, during which it provides them with beer or wine. Kids can play a game of basketball on a court that sits near the outdoor swimming pool. The hotel provides a grocery shopping service for extended-stay guests. Suites at the hotel come with a dining room table with chairs for two to four people, on-demand movies and arm chairs.

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