SOURCE: Marriott

Courtyard Indiapolis Hotel at the Capitol

May 18, 2010 10:20 ET

Courtyard Indianapolis Hotel Gears Up for Indy 500

The Circle Center Hotel Welcomes Guests Attending the Famous Race

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) - As the Indianapolis 500 approaches, the staff of the Courtyard Indianapolis at the Capitol is preparing for the large number of tourists who will travel to the city to see the race. Courtyard's hotel in downtown Indianapolis near the Motor Speedway will likely accommodate many race fans, as the hotel is only a few minutes from the main event. This Courtyard still has vacancies, but the staff encourages people to make their reservations soon, as spots will quickly fill up.

Those who are attending the Indianapolis 500 can come to the city early and take part in the pre-race festivities. The pre-race activities start on May 15, 2010, and include live music, autograph signings, question and answer sessions, practices and more. Those who attend these events will get an inside look at the Indy 500. They will also get to mingle with other race fans and learn more about their favorite sport. 

After the pre-race activities, travelers can attend the main event. The Indianapolis 500 will be held on Sunday, May 30, 2010. The Indianapolis 500 is one of the most popular races in the world, and keeps spectators on the edge of their seats through all 200 laps. People can cheer on their favorite racers and soak up the atmosphere at the Motor Speedway. 

In addition to the Indianapolis 500, guests of the Courtyard Indianapolis at the Capitol can go out and see the other attractions that are close to the hotel. The hotel near the Circle Center is close to the Indianapolis Zoo, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis and other top area attractions. The hotel's staff is on hand to help guests find activities that match their interests. 

For more information about the Courtyard Indianapolis at the Capitol, visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/indcd-courtyard-indianapolis-at-the-capitol/ or call 1-317-684-7733.

About the Courtyard Indianapolis at the Capitol

The Courtyard Indianapolis at the Capitol stands apart from other hotels in downtown Indy. The spacious guestrooms include everything travelers need for a relaxing and comfortable vacation. With premium movie channels, high-speed internet and luxurious bedding, travelers can escape to their rooms to rest, relax and rejuvenate. In addition, they can use the hotel's swimming pool and whirlpool, and eat breakfast at the onsite restaurant.