RESERVE NOW: To go directly to the lodging reservation site to make a reservation, click here. The deadline to book at the GG9 rate is July 16th. Click here to view Stay to Save Deals. 

Hotel Lodging

The 2014 Gay Games is offering the best available rates at more than two dozen hotels in the region. Plus, you will receive additional discounts when you show your special Gay Games hotel key card at specially identified sites. 

To maximize your Games benefits, reserve online here or ask for the Gay Games rate when you call (800) 321-1001 ext. 6621. The deadline to book at the GG9 rate is July 16th. Most hotels are conveniently located near public transportation routes. 

Marriott is the official lodging sponsor of the 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation. The Renaissance Cleveland is the official host hotel.

Gay Games 9 Housing Call Center: The Gay Games 9 Housing Call Center is now open! Make reservations by phone using the following phone numbers:

Toll Free: 866-557-0940
International: 801-790-4939

Group lodging reservations: Interested in reserving 10 or more rooms at one of the special Gay Games hotels? Contact Casey Gwin at housing@positivelycleveland.com or (800) 321-1001 ext. 6621.

NOTE: All reservations require a credit card guarantee. However, the credit card will NOT be charged until two weeks (or less) prior to your arrival date in 2014. 

Locating hotel near your venue: Review the charts below for event venues to pick the best lodging for your visit to the Games or go to the lodging online registration site and pick your event in the "Guest Type" dropdown box.

To view a map of the Cleveland+Akron area hotels in the Gay Games lodging program, click here.

Campus Housing

Limited campus housing is available for participants to rent between 9-16 August 2014 on the campuses of Cleveland State University and the University of Akron. The campus housing program requires participants to book a room for all nine nights of the event (8-17 August). Rates range between $38 and $42 a night. Detailed information, including how to reserve a room, is available here.

*The 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation is working to finalize venues for competition. Lodging distances will be updated as details become available.

Hosted Housing

While Gay Games 9 does not facilitate hosted housing, participants have been using third-party sites to find rentals in Cleveland+Akron.