The Best Hotels to Book Near the Charlotte Motor Speedway  

The Ivey's is set in a converted 1920s department store
The Ivey's is set in a converted 1920s department store | Courtesy of The Ivey's Hotel /
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20 September 2021

Tucked 13mi (21km) away from Charlotte on the edge of nearby Concord, you’ll find the home of – among other things – the prestigious Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America Roval 400. If you feel the need for speed – and the need for a good sleep afterward – then look no further than our list of fantastic hotels near the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina, all bookable on Culture Trip.

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park

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With an indoor water park open all year round, fun events on dry land, dining options for every palate and even themed suites with a touch of humor – if you’re looking for the ultimate family getaway, this place has it all. Guests get free passes to the 80,000sqft (7,400sqm) water park, which features themed pools with rides and slides. Other amenities include a spa and salon, an arcade, and a 24-hour gym.

Wingate by Wyndham Charlotte Speedway/Concord

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If you’re looking for a great base from which to launch yourself into the endless activities of the area, this place has you covered. Less than 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Charlotte – and close to the Speedway – you can start your day with free hot breakfast, stay connected with free wifi, relax with a free newspaper, work out in the gym and take a dip in the generous outdoor pool.

Sonesta Simply Suites Charlotte University

Chain Hotel, Suite Hotel
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​​Contemporary yet cozy, considered yet simple, this pet-friendly set of suites offers everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Designed with thoughtful touches to make you feel at home, facilities include a full-size fridge, stovetop, microwave, dishwasher, pots, pans and all necessary utensils. There’s also an on-site 24hr gym, a minimart, laundry facilities, a BBQ for good weather and free coffee in the lobby every morning.

The Ivey's Hotel

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​​We bet you’ve always wanted to sleep in a department store, haven’t you? Well, you’re in luck. The refined Ivey’s is set in a converted 1920s outlet and is just a six-minute walk from the Levine Museum of the New South and 7mi (11km) from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The gorgeous guest rooms are adorned with art deco and mid-century furnishings, while luxury modern touches include a Nespresso coffee machine, 4K TV and soft Italian bedding.

The Dunhill Hotel

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Dating from 1929, this sophisticated offering is designated as a Historic Hotel of America by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The ’20s vibe is clear in the sumptuous accommodation, where the traditional is offset by the modern – not least in the marble-clad bathrooms, full of high-end toiletries. There are Wednesday wine socials in the lobby, fresh-baked cookies provided each evening, a complimentary shoeshine service, and so much more. All in all, you’ll be thoroughly spoiled.

The Westin Charlotte

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​​This soaring modern offering has its own LYNX light rail stop, but the bells and whistles go well beyond that. Nine minutes on foot from the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the well-appointed, earth-toned rooms come with flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, tea and coffee-making facilities, and rainfall showers, while you can upgrade for a stunning skyline view. Hotel facilities include a gym, solid restaurant and even home-made honey.

Omni Charlotte Hotel

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​​You’ll find this polished-yet-friendly hotel in the heart of the financial district, just moments from top attractions such as Discovery Place, Charlotte Convention Center and the Epicentre Entertainment District. The high-end accommodation has a slight Mad Men vibe to it, but with modern amenities – enjoy a pod coffee machine, huge HDTV, and walk-in rainfall showers. Outside your room, you’ll find a great restaurant serving regional cuisine, a cocktail bar, rooftop pool and gym.

Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte, Autograph Collection

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​​Grand is certainly the word, as well as chic, plush and deluxe. In the central business district, this boutique hotel is pet-friendly and offers easy access to all the vibrant downtown destinations – from Truist Field to Romare Bearden Park and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. There’s an amazing rooftop tapas bar and a great restaurant serving Southern cuisine, while the beautiful, peacock-bright accommodation has marble bathrooms, instant hot water and luxury fittings.

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