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2021 Hotel Benefits and Hotel Partners


Hotel Benefits

By staying at a partner hotel during the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby you will receive the following benefit package. To receive the benefit package you MUST register according to each hotels booking process and provide your hotel information on our partner hotel verification form. You will NOT receive the benefit package if you go through a third-party reservation company (Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline.com, etc.). Also, you will NOT receive the benefit package if you book through a special rate (Military, Hotel Points, On-Line, etc.).

Get Your Champs Name On The Starting Line Structure At Derby Downs!
Your champs name will be placed on the starting line structure at the world famous Derby Downs.
Starting Gate 3 Resize


Raffle!

You will be entered to win from the list below! ONLY open to those that make their reservations and stay at a partner hotel through the FirstEnergy All-American booking process.

- Car Kit of Your Choice 

- Race Week Wheels

- T-Shirts 

- 4 Pack Race Day Tickets 

Papa John’s Pizza Card
You will receive a gift card from Papa John’s pizza for a free pizza and other discounts at Akron area Papa John’s restaurants.
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Soap Box Derby Store Discount 
Recieve 10% off you Soap Box Derby store purchase. This is a one time purchase that must be made during Race Week at the Office Tent. ID is required and must be who made the hotel reservation. 

Hotel Partners


Best Western Logo

Best Western Plus - West Akron Inn & Suites
160 Montrose West Ave.
Copley, OH 44321
Phone: (330) 670-0888

Rates: King - $89.99 + tax; Double Queen - $99.99 + tax.

Booking Process: Please call the hotel directly and ask for Soap Box Derby rate. AASBD rate. Reservations must be received no later than June 25.

  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • Indoor Heated Pool with 10 person Hot Tub and Fitness Center
  • Great variety of restaurants and shopping within one mile walking distance
  • Newly renovated and spacious guest rooms with microwave and refrigerator

Hampton Inn Logo

Hampton Inn Akron – South
880 Arlington Ridge East
Akron, OH 44312
Phone: (330) 644-6579

Rate - $139 Two Queen Beds 

Reservations: Call hotel directly and reference Soap Box Derby. Reservations received after July 1 will be provided on a space available basis at prevailing rates.

  • Free breakfast included in room rates
  • Indoor swimming pool and complimentary fitness center
  • Only 10 minutes (5.6 miles) from Derby Downs
  • Free wireless internet and business center

 

Hampton
Hampton Inn Akron East / Kent
4406 State Route 43
Kent, Ohio 44240
Phone 330-673-8555

Rate: $139 Two Queen Beds

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Residence Inn by Marriott
897 Arlington Ridge East
Akron, Ohio 44312
Phone (330) 644-2111

Rate: $152 King Bed with Sofa Bed

Booking process: Please call the hotel directly and ask for the Soap Box Derby rate.

Group rate available until July 1.

  • 80 large suites with full kitchens including refrigerator, microwave, stove and dishwasher
  • Managers Social - Monday - Wednesday evening
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Complimentary hot breakfast each morning
  • Outdoor Sport Court
  • Lobby Bar
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet


Holiday Inn Express Logo

Holiday Inn Express Akron South
898 Arlington Ridge East
Akron, OH 44312
Phone: (330) 644-5600

Rates: $139 Two Queen Beds

Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly. Please make sure to identify yourself as a FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby participant. Reservations received after July 1 will be provided on a space
available basis at prevailing rates.

  • Free breakfast included in room rates
  • Only 10 minutes (5.6 miles) from Derby Downs
  • Suites are available in the Soap Box Derby room block so you can stretch out