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Chelsea FC and the International Champions Cup – North American Tour, p/b Guinness

Chelsea are returning to the US, and will be playing in three matches for the International Champions Cup.

  • New York Red Bulls – Wednesday 22 July – New Jersey
  • Paris Saint-Germain – Saturday 25 July – Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Barcelona – Tuesday 28 July – Washington D.C.

Tickets

We have a handful of tickets that have been released for the New York match (Section 220). Please contact info [at] chelseainamerica.com for tickets.

Our allocation for the other two matches are sold out, however you can contact info [at] chelseainamerica.com to be placed on the waiting list.

Alternatively, you can purchase tickets from ticketmaster before they sell out from the following links:

Purchase Charlotte match tickets via Ticketmaster (http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0e004e9ecbdf95b1/)
(CIA sections are 120-123)

Purchase DC match tickets via Ticketmaster (http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/15004E9D22695E10/)
(CIA sections are 110-112)

 


 

Lodging

We have sorted out all the hotel details for each city during the summer tour. For both New York and Charlotte there are two options. There is a limited amount of rooms and room types in each block and all the blocks look to fill up way before the cut off dates shown below. Be aware that rooms with two beds typically run out first and we usually can’t get more allocated.

If you have any questions, issues booking or special requests such as early arrivals, extend stays, room types, accessibility etc. Please contact Travel [at] chelseainamerica.com for support.

NEW YORK

tour_carlton-nyThe Carlton Hotel, Autograph Collection $269 
88 Madison Avenue (Between 28th and 29th Street)

5 minute walk to Legends Pub – we will take busses to match (stay tuned for details)

Rate available: July 20, 2015 – July 23, 2015
The Cutoff Date has passed for this hotel, please contact Travel [at] chelseainamerica.com for rooms. Rate is $269

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

tour_doubletree-ncDoubletree by HiltonSold Out
895 W. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

8 minute walk to stadium, 12 minute walk to Courtyard Hooligans Pub

Rate available: July 23, 2015 – July 27, 2015
Cut Off date: 07/08/15 Our block is full, please contact Travel [at] Chelseainamerica.com for possible rooms.

Click here to book Doubletree

tour_marriott-ncMarriott City Centre$147
100 West Trade Street  Charlotte  North Carolina  28202  USA

10 minute walk to stadium, 2 blocks from Courtyard Hooligans Pub. This hotel is the most convenient and better quality option and although they are undergoing renovations right now, it only affects floors that we will not be staying on and a tiny indoor pool that you wouldn’t be interested in anyway.

Rate available: 07/23/15 to 07/27/15
Cut Off date: 07/08/15 After the cutoff date, please contact Travel [at] Chelseainamerica.com for possible rooms.

Click here to book Marriott

WASHINGTON, D.C.

tour_marriott-dcKey Bridge Marriott$149
1401 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22209

2 rail stops from Ireland’s Four Courts Pub

Rate available 07/26/15 to 07/29/15
Cut of Date: 07/25/15. Please contact Travel [at] Chelseainamerica.com for possible rooms if you room request can’t be filled online.

Click here to book Key Bridge Marriott


 

Tour Details – Official Pubs, Stadium Info, etc.

New York, NY

Match: Chelsea v. NY Red Bulls – New York City

Pub Info

The Football Factory at Legends (http://www.footballfactoryny.com/)
6 W 33rd St (between 5th and Broadway – DIRECTLY in front of the Empire State Building)
New York, NY 10001

5 minute walk from official NYC hotel and 40 minute train ride from NJ hotel – we will take busses to match (stay tuned for details)

summer-tour_redbull-arenaStadium Info

Red Bull Arena (http://www.newyorkredbulls.com/redbullarena)
600 Cape May St
Harrison, NJ 07029

Red Bull Arena is about a 45 minute Path train ride from Legends pub or at 15 minute walk from the New Jersey Hotel. Stay tuned for details about a CIA Bus from Legends to the match.
http://www.newyorkredbulls.com/HUB/GettingtoRBA

Hotel Info

tour_carlton-nyThe Carlton Hotel, Autograph Collection $269 (Click here to book Carlton Hotel)
88 Madison Avenue (Between 28th and 29th Street)

5 minute walk to Legends Pub – we will take busses to match (stay tuned for details)

Rate available: July 20, 2015 – July 23, 2015
The Cutoff Date has passed for this hotel, please contact Travel [at] chelseainamerica.com for rooms. Rate is $269

Ticket Pick-up Info

Ticket pickup will be at Legends. You MUST bring your Paypal receipt and email confirmation of order.

Tuesday July 21st
Time TBA

Wednesday July 22nd
Time TBA

Special Events

All Events will be held at Legends NYC.

Tuesday, July 21st @ 8pm – 9pm
Star on a Stool event featuring former Chelsea players.

Wednesday, July 22nd
Pre-match party at Legends.

Things to do in New York City

New York City is home to many great attractions. Here’s a list of some of the great attractions the city has to offer. http://www.nycgo.com/

 

Charlotte, North Carolina

Match: Chelsea vs. Paris Saint-Germain

summer-tour_courtyard-hooligansPub Info

Courtyard Hooligans (http://www.360charlotte.com/EventPlanningAndCatering/CourtyardHooligans.html)
140 Brevard Court,
Charlotte, NC 28202

The pub is two blocks from the Marriott City Centre,and 10 minute walk away from the Stadium. https://www.facebook.com/theupperdeckatcourtyardhooligans

Stadium Info

summer-tour_boa-stadiumBank of America Stadium (http://www.panthers.com/stadium/)
800 S Mint St
Charlotte, NC 28202

The stadium is a 10-minute walk from the pub.  Head northeast toward S Graham St, Turn left onto S Graham St, Turn right onto W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Turn left onto S Church St, Turn right onto Brevard Court.

Hotel Info

Doubletree by Hilton$105 (Click here to book Doubletree)
895 W. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

8 minute walk to stadium, 12 minute walk to Courtyard Hooligans Pub

Rate available: July 23, 2015 – July 27, 2015
Cut Off date: 07/08/15 After the cutoff date, please contact Travel [at] Chelseainamerica.com for possible rooms.

Marriott City Centre$147 (Click here to book Marriott)
100 West Trade Street  Charlotte  North Carolina  28202  USA

10 minute walk to stadium, 2 blocks from Courtyard Hooligans Pub

Rate available: 07/23/15 to 07/27/15
Cut Off date: 07/08/15. After the cutoff date, please contact Travel [at] Chelseainamerica.com for possible rooms.

Ticket Pick-up Info

Ticket pickup will be at Courtyard Hooligans. You MUST bring your ID and your email confirmation of order will help.

Friday, July 24th
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Saturday, July 25th
12:00PM – 5:00PM

Special Events

All events in Charlotte, NC will be held at Courtyard Hooligans

Friday, July 24th8pm – 9pm
Star on a Stool event featuring former Chelsea players

Saturday, July 25th[email protected]11am – 4:30pm
Pre-match party featuring food and drink specials

 

Things to do in Charlotte, NC

A growing city that is on the way to becoming a world class city.  Charlotte, NC has a lot to offer! http://www.charlottesgotalot.com/
A little read about our lovely city. http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/usa-long-haul/charlotte-city-fit-queen—5649073

Nearby Restaurants

Valhalla Pub & Eatery has a full menu and will have food and drink specials during our events. http://valhallapub.com/

The Queen City’s dining options are practically endless, and all kinds of delicious. Restaurants in Charlotte NC offer a surprisingly diverse mix of cuisine: Feast on barbecue or farm-to-table fare; savor international cuisine or interesting twists on American favorites. From Uptown to NoDa, and fine dining to casual fare, our comprehensive list of restaurants will give you a real taste of Charlotte! http://www.charlottesgotalot.com/dining-listings

 

 

Washington, D.C.

Match: Chelsea v. Barcelona – Washington, DC

summer-tour_4courtsPub Info

Ireland’s Four Courts (http://irelandsfourcourts.com/)
2051 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

The pub is located across the street from the Courthouse metro stop. It is a 10 minute walk (or one metro stop) away from the official hotel.

Stadium Info

summer-tour_fedex-fieldFedEx Field (http://www.redskins.com/fedexfield/parking-and-directions.html)

The stadium is a ~30 minute metro ride from the pub. Take the Silver line train from Courthouse to Morgan Boulevard Station. The stadium is just under a mile from the Morgan Boulevard stop. It is highly recommended that you take the Metro rather than drive. Traffic around Fedex Field is notoriously bad. The fare from the pub to the stadium is $6.15 each way. Please purchase your ticket for roundtrip travel prior to leaving for the stadium. Several ticket kiosks are available at the Courthouse station (you can pay with cash or credit).

Hotel Info

Key Bridge Marriott (See above or click here)
1401 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22209

Ticket Pick-up Info

Ticket pickup will be at Ireland’s Four Courts. You MUST bring your Paypal receipt and email confirmation of order.

Monday July 27th
5:30pm -11pm

Tuesday July 28th
11am – 4:30pm

Special Events

All events in Washington, DC will be held at Ireland’s Four Courts.

Monday, July 27th @ 8pm – 9pm
Star on a Stool event featuring former Chelsea players

Tuesday, July [email protected] – 4:30pm
Pre-match party featuring food and drink specials

Things to do in Washington, DC

Washington, DC is home to many great attractions. Here is a good list of some of the most popular monuments and museums to check out while you are in town: http://travel.usnews.com/Washington_DC/Things_To_Do/ along with Free Attractions (http://washington.org/find-dc-listings/free-attractions)

Nearby Restaurants

Ireland’s Four Courts has a full menu and will have food and drink specials during our events. If you wish to venture elsewhere, there are many other restaurants within walking distance of the pub and hotel.

Local favorites include:

  • Ray’s to the Third (fancy burgers) (http://raystothethird.com/)
  • Ben’s Chili Bowl (chili and “half smoke” sausages – a DC delicacy) (http://www.yelp.com/biz/bens-chili-bowl-arlington)
  • TNR Café (Chinese) (http://chitopeppler.com/tnrva/)
  • Sawatee (Thai) (http://www.vyut.com/sawatdee/)
  • Ray’s the Steaks (steakhouse) (http://raysthesteaks.com/)