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July 13, 2010 11:21 ET

Calgary Hotel Welcomes Stampede Visitors With Last-Minute Savings

Enjoy Calgary Stampede Excitement This Weekend!

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -  The Calgary Stampede has begun, but it's not too late to get great Calgary accommodations this weekend and experience the thrill and excitement of what has come to be known as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth." In a last-minute weekend deal, the Calgary Marriott Hotel is offering reduced rates at their beautiful Calgary hotel. Stampede fans can enjoy lavish accommodations at a Calgary hotel near BMO Center for just $199* Friday and Saturday nights, July 16-17, and become part of this fabulous Western heritage event.

Calgary vacation packages like this last-minute deal are why the Calgary Marriott Hotel is a favorite among Stampede fans and those traveling to Calgary for business or pleasure. The hotel offers unsurpassed hospitality and the largest guestrooms in downtown Calgary, great for extra tack, boots and cowboy hats! From the excitement of pounding hoofs and rattling wagons in the ever-famous Chuckwagon Races every night in front of the Stampede Grandstand to relaxed tours of Calgary in horse-drawn rigs and pancake breakfasts in downtown Calgary, there's fun and excitement for everyone during this week-long celebration.

Guests will also appreciate fine amenities that allow them to unwind and relax after all the Stampede fun, including a sparkling indoor pool, whirlpool and on-site fitness center. The relaxing treatments of a luxury downtown Calgary spa are also nearby to massage away any aches and pains or drift the mind, body and soul into a state of total rejuvenation. For dining options, the hotel offers four on-site restaurants for the pleasure and convenience of hotel guests, including direct access from the hotel to Milestone's, one of downtown Calgary's finest restaurants. The Traders Grill is also a popular local eatery, offering delicious steaks, a daily breakfast buffet and tantalizing soup and sandwich lunch specials. With an extensive drink offering and several televisions, The Exchange Lounge is a lively downtown Calgary spot for ending the day with friends and family or catching up on the latest sporting events and news.

Accommodations at the Calgary Marriott Hotel may be booked online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yycdt-calgary-marriott-hotel/ or by calling the hotel at 1-403-266-7331for reservations and information.

*Rates are per room per night based on availability at the time of reservation and single occupancy. Lowest advertised rate may not be available and advance book is required. A two-night minimum stay may be required. This offer is not valid for groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other promotion or discount. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Calgary Marriott Hotel

The Calgary Marriott Hotel provides Calgary visitors with a great location whether traveling for business or pleasure and accommodations include "The Room That Works®" so guests have ample workspace, high-speed Internet access and Plug-In Technology for all their electrical accessories. Rooms also feature plush bedding ensembles that include down comforters, soft pillows and cotton-rich linens to support a good night's rest. Concierge levels with additional VIP services, a bi-level lounge and evening hors d'oeuvres are also available.