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November 16, 2010 11:29 ET

Experience the Magic This Holiday Season With Hotels Near MOB

Acres of Christmas Lights Perfect for Creating Holiday Tradition

MOBILE, AL--(Marketwire - November 16, 2010) - You don't have to live in a fairy tale to enjoy the magic of Christmas when the majestic Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates "Magic Christmas in Lights" daily throughout the holiday season. A must see for anyone who enjoys the breathtaking magic of holiday light displays, this event features over 3 million sparkling lights and more than 928 displays across the 65-acre garden estate.

Start a family holiday tradition or create a fabulous holiday getaway by booking into one of the premier MOB Airport hotels and planning a trip to this magnificent exhibition of holiday splendor. With accommodations at the Mobile Marriott, lighting the way for holiday cheer will be easy as tickets for the lighting display, open daily Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2010 (closed Christmas Day), go on sale Nov. 15 and may be purchased online at http://www.bellingrath.org/mcil.html or upon arrival at Bellingrath Gardens. Likewise, accommodations at the Mobile Marriott may be booked online by visiting http://www.marriott.com/mobmc or calling the hotel directly at 1-251-476-6400.

Offering easy access in and out of Mobile, the Mobile Marriott, one of the most distinctive among hotels near University of South Alabama, is an ideal choice for enjoying holiday events, shopping and entertainment options in the Mobile area and provides guests with luxury amenities, spacious accommodations and great Mobile, Alabama dining options. Holiday travelers will find beautifully-appointed guest rooms featuring new luxurious Revive bedding ensembles, high-speed Internet access, cable/satellite service with premium movie channels and in-room coffee/tea service for a quick jump start on the day. A concierge level is also available for upgraded amenities including a concierge lounge that features complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages. Guests will also have access to the hotel's sparkling outdoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center.

Dining in Mobile, Alabama offers guests a well rounded selection of restaurants including the hotel's own Bistro 65 which features classic American entrées for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Several popular restaurants are also available nearby and within easy walking distance.

About the Mobile Marriott Hotel
The Mobile Marriott Hotel is a sophisticated hotel property offering guests fine accommodations and a convenient location with easy access to many popular attractions including the USS Alabama and Mobile Museum of Art. Located in the heart of the city's shopping and entertainment district, business and pleasure can easily go hand in hand as the hotel features business and social amenities perfect for planning corporate meetings or elegant social affairs. With a staff of dedicated event planners and full-service catering professionals in addition to event facilities that include 15 meeting rooms and the magnificent Garden Ballroom, the Mobile Marriott is an easy choice for hosting a successful business or social event.