SOURCE: Calgary Marriott Hotel

Calgary Hotels

February 15, 2011 11:58 ET

Calgary Hotel Invites Travelers to Stay in Downtown Calgary and Bring the Family

Hotel Package Provides Plenty of Space for Weekend Family Fun

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - Calgary is filled with family-friendly adventures perfect for creating a fun-filled weekend getaway that includes popular attractions, cultural events, museums, outdoor sports and exceptional shopping opportunities to please everyone in the family. And, with an exciting Calgary hotel package, families will find plenty of room so everyone can stay together and save money doing it.

Families can enjoy a distinctive weekend Calgary accommodation with a special deal at the Four-Diamond Calgary Marriott that allows families to stay together by booking an adjoining room at a full 50 percent discount. Starting at a package price of $239*, weekend guests booking into the Marriott with this deal will receive a king guest room at the weekend rate and a second connecting room, with two double beds, at 50 percent off. Rooms may be booked online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yycdt-calgary-marriott-hotel/ by using promotional code FML or by calling 1-800-896-6878 for reservations.

Calgary leaves much to behold, beginning with its famous Calgary Tower, where visitors can view the city from 525 feet above the ground, making it a great place to start or finish any Calgary adventure. And while staying at the Calgary Marriott Hotel near Calgary Zoo, families can easily enjoy the zoo's exciting habitats that house more than 1,000 animals from around the world or experience ice skating and other seasonal events at the Olympic Plaza, just a short walk from the hotel. Families will also find adventure at attractions such as the Fort Calgary Historic Park where the famous North West Mounted Police joined with early settlers to lay the ground work for today's modern city; TELUS World of Science, an amazing science and technology learning center which features the remarkable Discover Dome Theatre, or visit the nearby Glenbow Museum for a wealth of cultural exhibits and events. 

Everyone in the family is sure to enjoy Calgary's historical Stephen Avenue Walk, one of the downtown area's premier shopping and entertainment centers. This unique area is home to exciting street performers, musical events, cultural and arts festivals, nine major shopping centers, department stores and an exciting mix of fine boutiques and galleries. Finding an exceptional restaurant in downtown Calgary is easy as the Stephen Avenue Walk is home to some of the city's finest eateries and pubs.

*Offer is valid Friday and Saturday, based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer is not valid for groups of 10 or more and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion.

About the Calgary Marriott Hotel

The Calgary Marriott Hotel provides guests with stylish accommodations and unsurpassed services to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. Impeccable guest rooms, luxury amenities and classic on-site dining including Starbucks' favorites, allow guests the comforts they seek for a first-rate hotel experience. Three concierge levels are also offered for added amenities and all guests have access to a refreshing indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness equipment and 24-hour business center.

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