SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 28, 2011 16:55 ET

Celebrate the Holiday River Parade With Comfort and Convenience

San Antonio Downtown Hotel Accommodations Offer Picture-Perfect Holiday Accommodations Throughout the Season

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwire - Oct 28, 2011) - It may not have snowy streets or sub-freezing temperatures, but what San Antonio does have is an abundance of holiday spirit, culminating with the annual Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony. For more than 27 years, the popular event has helped San Antonians kick off the holiday season along the city's famous RiverWalk, with illuminated floats featuring celebrities, bands and extravagantly costumed participants.

Beginning at 7 PM on the Friday following Thanksgiving, a switch is thrown, illuminating the RiverWalk area with over 1.4 million LED lights, and officially starting the Paseo Del Rio Holiday Festivities. Following the parade, the lights remain lit each night through New Years' Day. With special last-minute savings on hotel accommodations, Downtown San Antonio's TownePlace Suites San Antonio Downtown is proud to welcome visitors to this exciting event.

A jewel among extended-stay River Walk hotels, the TownePlace offers Last-Minute Weekends deals that start at just $114.95/night*, with a two-night stay. Reservations may be made online at This is one of several special Alamo hotel deals, and is a limited time offer and subject to availability.

Among hotels near Fort Sam Houston, TownePlace Suites' unique location helps guests easily explore all San Antonio has to offer, from Downtown San Antonio and the remarkable River Walk to the famous Alamo and the historic Spanish Governor's Palace. Each comfortable suite features separate living, sleeping, and eating areas, work areas with large desks, and lush mattresses with downy blankets and crisp linens. The hotel itself offers complimentary continental breakfast, relaxed atmosphere, and 117 smoke-free suites.

For holiday visitors seeking comfortable, convenient lodging, TownePlace Suites San Antonio Downtown is an easy choice.

* Availability will be confirmed at time of booking. Lowest advertised rate may not be available. Advance booking required. Rates valid for Friday and Saturday night stays only. Two-night minimum stay may be required. Rates are per room, per night, based on single occupancy. Taxes, resort fees, and incidental charges are additional. Rates may not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Additional restrictions may apply.

About the TownePlace Suites San Antonio Downtown
One of several University of the Incarnate Word hotels, this location features neighborhood-style living with comfortable, casual suites at a great value. Conveniently located near downtown San Antonio, Texas A&M-San Antonio, the Alamo, Market Square, and the Spanish Governor's Palace, downtown San Antonio hotel suites offers 117 smoke-free suites on six floors, valet parking, and 715 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space. It also features on-site coin-operated laundry, an airline reservation desk, and a fitness center and courtyard pool.

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