SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

July 02, 2012 15:31 ET

Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotels Welcome Fans of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

Residence Inn Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor Puts You in the Center of the Action

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Get your engines going for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, taking to the city streets Labor Day weekend August 31 to September 2, 2012. Guests of the Residence Inn Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor, among Inner Harbor, Baltimore hotels, will have a front-row seat to the action with a location in the heart of the city.

The major motorsports event takes cars past hotels in the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD to Camden Yard and will feature the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron. The former highlights a newly designed racecar and turbocharged engines from Honda, Chevrolet and Lotus. The starting lineup will feature some of the biggest racing stars including last year's winner Will Power, Marco Andretti and four-time champion Dario Franchitti. The American Le Mans Series will feature a variety of racecars including production-based GT machines and ultra-exotic 200-mph prototypes powered by diesel or hybrid engines. For more information on the race, visit http://2012baltimoregrandprix.com/.

While the race will likely be the center of your activities, there's plenty for non-racing fans to see and do, too. Nearby attractions include shopping and dining along the waterfront, Baltimore Aquarium and MD Science Center, plus live sporting events at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium and First Mariner Arena.

Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple or with family and friends, the hotel suites in Baltimore, MD available here have plenty of space and lots of amenities. Each newly renovated studio and one- or two-bedroom suite includes free high-speed Internet access, a large work desk, luxurious bedding and a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. If you want to treat yourself, order room service from the hotel's 17 Light Restaurant or Lounge, or start the evening celebration early with weekday happy hour specials in the restaurant. If you're looking for a delicious dinner and a sophisticated setting, the restaurant features a menu of American favorites.

To learn more about the Residence Inn Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor, visit the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bwihb-residence-inn-baltimore-downtown-inner-harbor/ where you can find hotel deals in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, book rooms and explore the city with information in dining, shopping and attractions. 

About the Residence Inn Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor
Whether you're in town for business, baseball or to explore Baltimore, the Residence Inn Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor offers extended-stay accommodations with all the comforts of home. Available in studio and one- or two-bedroom configurations, accommodations at this Inner Harbor hotel are newly renovated and offer plush bedding, large work desks, free high-speed Internet access and fully equipped kitchens with a refrigerator, coffeemaker and microwave. You can order room service from 17 Light Restaurant and Lounge, or head down for weekday happy hour specials and American favorites including jumbo lump crab cakes. Additional hotel facilities include a fitness center and more than 1,500 sq ft of meeting space. The Residence Inn Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor is the ideal base for visiting Baltimore's biggest attractions and sights including the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore Aquarium, MD Science Center, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, First Mariner Arena, M&T Bank Stadium and waterfront shopping and dining.

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