TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION
HOW TO GET HERE
There are direct flights from Alderney, Amsterdam, Birmingham, Bristol, Chambery, Dinard, East Midlands, Exeter, Gatwick, Geneva, Glasgow, Jersey, London City, Manchester, Paris, Southampton & Zurich.
There are ferry services for foot passengers and cars from Carteret, Dielette, Granville,Portsmouth, St. Malo and Poole.
www.condorferries.co.uk are offering discounted travel to and from Guernsey. When making your booking please quote the promo code: GSYMARATHO. The discounted travel applies to foot passengers travelling to Guernsey between the 29th and 31st August 2015.
WHERE TO STAY
There is a huge range of places to stay which will suit all tastes and budgets, from friendly guest houses to five star accommodation. You can order a copy of the Visit Guernsey Brochure by clicking here.
The three hotels listed below are all located within walking distance of Town and the Marathon Village.
The Old Government House Hotel & Spa and The Duke of Richmond Hotel are offering packages when you use their booking reference GWM15. Both hotels will be offering a special ‘runners’ set dinner menu on Saturday 29th August and breakfast will be open from 6:30am on Sunday, 30th August
The Old Government House Hotel & Spa * * * * *
Part of the award-winning Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The OGH is Guernsey’s only five-star hotel. Surrounded by stunning private gardens, complete with terrace and heated swimming pool, the hotel boasts fine dining, meeting room and spa facilities, a fitness centre and 62 elegantly and individually decorated rooms and suites. All guests staying under our Guernsey Marathon offer will be able to indulge themselves with a 30 minute massage on Monday, 31st August 2015 at the special price of £20 plus 10% off all other Spa treatments
The Brasserie offers a range of dining experiences including early pre-marathon breakfast, lunches, sandwiches and light snacks. During summer, the hotel offers al fresco dining in The Olive Grove, with beautiful views of St Peter Port.
The Crown Club and Harry’s Bar offer a stylish and relaxing environment in the heart of St Peter Port. With a conservatory overlooking the hotel gardens and two quiet lounges and a cocktail bar, there are plenty of options to relax in style, post-run.
The Duke of Richmond Hotel * * * *
The Duke of Richmond Hotel, part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection and overlooking St Peter Port harbour and Cambridge Park offers stunning décor, splendidly luxurious facilities and an exemplary personal service. All 73 rooms and suites are individually designed to cater for a wide range of tastes and requirements but with all the modern comforts you would expect.
Guests at The Duke of Richmond can also enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pool and outdoor terrace with stunning views over beautiful Candie Gardens, the sea and the islands beyond. Our famous Leopard Bar, with its South African theme, makes a stunning setting in which to unwind and socialise with a cocktail, local beer or your favourite liqueur. Finally a visit to The Leopard Restaurant serving a selection of hearty, homely and imaginative dishes and where you can watch the chefs working their magic through the glass walled kitchen is a must
La Collinette Hotel * * *
La Collinette Hotel is situated on the outskirts of the island's capital - St. Peter Port. Within walking distance of the town, marinas and leisure centre. It is offering a special rate to marathon and relay race entrants when you use their booking reference GWM15.
The hotel has 25 superb en-suite bedrooms tastefully furnished to the highest achievable standards and rates three star. All rooms include: colour television with DVD and a satellite channel, beverage tray, trouser press, hair dryer and WiFi. Spacious flower filled sun-trap gardens. An azure blue pool and even a special pool for kids. The hotel serves mouth-watering lunches, snacks and refreshing thirst quenching drinks at the pool-side.
The hotel leisure facilities include a mini gym for the energetic and a sauna for the health conscious who prefer to simply laze awhile.
La Collinette also offers Self Catering with two bedroomed cottages and apartments located within the grounds of the hotel.
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