Hotels & Transport

The World Series of Barbecue® does not host hotel or transportation. Check out hotels in the Legends area or downtown for availability.

The Marriott Downtown Kansas City is the preferred hotel partner of the American Royal.  Marriott Downtown Kansas City

The Hilton Garden Inn is a hotel partner of the American Royal.  Hilton Garden Inn

Great Wolf Lodge:

Chateau Avalon:

The Chateau Avalon is offering a special offer for BBQ attendees.  Use discount code BBQ16 and get 20% off your room rate plus free shuttle service to and from the barbecue between 4:00pm and 1:00am, Thursday, Oct. 27 thru Sunday, Oct. 30.  In addition you can purchase their Mr. B's hangover remedy for $10/guest.  (includes bottled water, vitamin packed Zip Fizz, and pain reliever).  Reservations must be made by Oct 18, 2016.


Kansas City:

Want to be in the event but not competing? RV spaces are available for the weekend!