Host Housing

We have worked out two housing options for Tour of Kansas City participants. Those looking to stay right in the heart of Downtown Kansas City can book their stay at the Downtown Marriott Hotel. Situated best for access to both race venues, the Downtown Marriott is near some of KC’s best restaurants, entertainment, and nightlife.

Park University has extended the deal we worked out for youth racers to all Tour of KC participants. Those looking to save some cash can book their stay with Park University. Located just north of Downtown KC in historic Parkville, Missouri, this beautiful campus is an easy drive to both venues. Those staying at Park University will need to provide their own linens; see the housing description below for details.

Downtown Marriott Host Hotel


Per Night-Discount ends May 24th
-4 miles (13 min) from Cliff Drive venue
-1 mile (5 min) from Crit venue
-$17 per day parking (garage parking, confirm  vehicle clearance)
-Heart of Downtown KC
-Walking distance to KC restaurants, entertainment, and nightlife

Book Your Stay

Park University Host Housing


Per Head/Per Night-Must be booked by May 25th
-12.5 miles (20 min) from Cliff Drive venue
-11 miles (18 min) from crit venue
-11 miles (17 min) from Downtown KC
Must provide own linens (see below)
-Close to historic Parkville restaurants and shops

Book Your Stay

Downtown Marriott

Marriott Kansas CityThe Downtown Marriott will serve as our host hotel. Centrally located in Downtown KC, the hotel is 10 minutes away from the Cliff Drive venue and 5 minutes from Sunday’s venue in the KC Crossroads District.

The Marriott is within walking distance to more than fifty restaurants. From the finest steakhouses and wine cellars to casual dining, there are unique choices for every taste and budget.

Those looking to experience Kansas City’s nightlife will be just steps away from the Power & Light District with nine blocks of restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and nightlife.

Known for our phenomenal jazz and blues venues, Kansas City area also boasts major league sports, world-renowned museums and historic sites, championship golf courses, a world-class symphony, and four dazzling riverboat casinos.


Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is only 18 miles from the Hotel.

Transit System

kc streetcarKansas City’s newest transit option, the KC Streetcar  runs right near the Marriott and is FREE! With a stop just two blocks away, the streetcar will take you to some of KC’s most iconic areas including Downtown, City Market, Union Station, Crown Center, The Kauffman Center for Performing Arts and the KC Crossroads Arts District.  For those who wish to ride the streetcar to Sunday’s race, there is a stop just two blocks west of the course start/finish. You can board the streetcar with you bike!

Kansas City also operates the Metro Area Express rapid transit system (The MAX) that provides shuttle service between Downtown and most of the city’s other favorite attractions, including the River Market, Crossroads Arts District, Union Station and the Liberty Memorial, the Government District, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the shops of the Country Club Plaza.

Park University

parkuni_L6_1Park University is located just north of Downtown Kansas City, across the river in Parkville, Missouri.

Riders will stay at Park’s newest residence hall, Copley Quad, houses 250 students in four-person suites. A typical suite includes about 840 square feet of furnished living space. Each unit has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a shared living area with an efficiency kitchen. The building itself has 2,500 square feet in a shared common area that includes a conference/classroom, staff offices, laundry facilities, recreational space, a full-service kitchen, computer labs and study rooms.

*Guests must provide own linens. XL twin fitted sheet/flat sheet, pillow/pillow case, blankets, bath towels, wash cloths. A sleeping bag would work in lieu of sheets.