For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Competition 2024

FIRST Robotics Competition

 

March 15 - 17, 2024  |  Asheville, North Carolina

Welcome! Asheville is a vibrant city located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina with a thriving arts community, diverse outdoor adventures, numerous historic attractions, and amazing food. Below you'll find special hotel rates for the event and information to help plan your time in Asheville. As you make hotel reservations, be sure to mention the rate codes listed and use the booking links provided. For full details of hotel amenities, click on the hotel name.

 

HOTEL RATES

Brookstone Lodge | $139.99 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 398-5888 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/11/2024 | Extra Person Charge: $10 | Newly renovated property.

Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville | $284.00 - $372.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 348-4850 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/11/2024 | Breakfast Included | Will offer 30% off - Free valet parking. | Book Online

Candlewood Suites Asheville Downtown | Use Booking Link | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 220-0300 | Reservation Cut off Date: 3/10/2024 | Book Online

Comfort Suites Outlet Center | $115.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 665-4000 | Reservation Cut off Date: 3/1/2024 | Breakfast Included | Book Online

Courtyard by Marriott | $139.00 - $149.00 | Group Rate Code: NCF | (828) 281-0041 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/15/2024 | For a team room block, please call hotel sales department at 828-252-5837. Rates and conditions may vary from individual reservations.  | Book Online

Crowne Plaza Asheville | $149.00 - $199.00 | Group Rate Code: ST4 | (844) 330-0296 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/16/2024 | Extra Person Charge: $15 | This is a rate offer, and rooms will be available to book based on hotel availability. | Book Online

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Downtown | $199.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 505-8500 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/11/2024 | Element Asheville Downtown | $134.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 575-5881 | Reservation Cut off Date: 3/1/2024 | Breakfast Included | Book Online

Embassy Suites by Hilton Asheville Downtown | $199.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 407-0422 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/11/2024 | Book Online

Fairfield Inn and Suites Asheville Outlets | $109.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 665-4242 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/16/2024 | Breakfast Included | Book Online

Hampton Inn and Suites - Biltmore Area | Use Booking Link | Group Rate Code: CVB | (828) 575-9593 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/16/2024 | Breakfast Included | MUST use direct booking link to receive special rate/ 15% off. | Book Online

Hampton Inn Asheville - Tunnel Road | Use Booking Link | Group Rate Code: CVB | (828) 255-9220 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/16/2024 | Breakfast Included | MUST use direct booking link to receive special rate/ 15% off. | Book Online

Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown | $199.00 | Group Rate Code: 92E | (828) 255-0001 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/15/2024 | Parking is $15 per day. | Book Online

Holiday Inn Asheville - Biltmore West | $119.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 665-2161 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/11/2024 | Book Online

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Asheville SW - Outlet Ctr Area | $121.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 665-6519 | Reservation Cut off Date: 3/1/2024 | Breakfast Included | Book Online

Home2 Suites by Hilton Asheville Biltmore Village | $189.00 | Group Rate Code: RST | (828) 348-1560 | Reservation Cut off Date: 3/1/2024 | Breakfast Included | Book Online

Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel | $209.00 | Group Rate Code: ST1 | (828) 210-3006 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/23/2024 | Extra Person Charge: $20 | Rate offer of $209+tax; self-parking is $10 per day. Breakfast is $19+ per adult and $10+ per child. Extra person charge is only for more than 2 adults in 1 room. | Book Online

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Asheville | $139.00 - $149.00 | Group Rate Code: NCF | (828) 253-4666 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/15/2024 | Breakfast Included | For team room blocks, please call the hotel sales department at 828-252-5837. | Book your group rate for NC First Robotics | Book Online

The Scenic Hotel at Biltmore Village | $139.00 - $159.00 | Group Name: First 24 | (828) 277-0026 | Reservation Cut off Date: 2/14/2024 | Breakfast Included | 7-day cancellation policy, must cancel by 3/8/24 to avoid penalty fee. Please call hotel directly to make a reservation and reference FIRST Competition. | Book Online


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