SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 14, 2011 13:08 ET

Experience the Thrill of Texas With All-Suite Lubbock Hotels

Spring, Summer Events Expose Travelers to Exciting Texas Heritage

LUBBOCK, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 14, 2011) - Excite your imagination with a trip to Lubbock, TX, where the fun begins with a host of Spring and Summer events that greet visitors with West Texas charm, big city opportunities and warm, small town hospitality. With great hotel deals in Lubbock, travel to this part of Texas means taking a step into the state's rich heritage for some exciting Texas adventure.

Whether tracking Lubbock's famous Buddy Holly at the Buddy Holly Center, following barrel racers and bull riders at a local rodeo, sampling wines at one of the many excellent wineries or just kicking back to enjoy a remarkable West Texas sunset, the Residence Inn is distinctive among Lubbock hotels offering travelers an accommodating reprieve so they can make the most of their time in Texas.

From art trails to rodeos, moonlight musicals to wine festivals, the list of attractions in Lubbock resonates with pure Texas charm and legendary hospitality. Lubbock, TX lodging offers a host of choices including the Residence Inn extended-stay hotel, which provides evening social hours, friendly service and meticulous accommodations.

Spring events like the Apple Blossom Celebration in Apple Country and Cinco de Mayo festivities throughout the city spark the appetite for a relaxing spring break but soon give way to summer fun that includes Moonlight Musicals at the Wells Fargo Amphitheatre in Mackenzie Park, Critterfest at the Science Spectrum and the traditional Wine and Clay Festival at Llano Estacado Winery. Regardless of the season, there's always something fun and exciting going on in this vibrant Texas city and the Lubbock Residence Inn welcomes travelers to experience the fun first hand.

Conveniently located near Texas Tech University, Joyland Amusement Park and the historic downtown Depot District, guests quickly appreciate this Lubbock downtown hotel's warm and inviting atmosphere and home-like accommodations. As an all-suite hotel property, the Residence Inn offers fully equipped kitchens, grocery shopping service, luxury bedding, on-site laundry facilities, a hot breakfast and full-service business center so guests can travel their way and utilize the options that best fit their needs.

Whether choosing to stay in and cook or venturing out to one of Lubbock's many fine restaurants, guests at the Lubbock Residence Inn can mold their stay to fit their travel needs. Additional on-site amenities at this pet-friendly hotel include a barbecue and picnic area, Sport Court, volleyball, pool, whirlpool and fitness center.

About the Residence Inn Lubbock

The Residence Inn Lubbock is conveniently located to provide both business and leisure travelers with easy access to many of the area's popular attractions. Guests can stay connected with family or business with complimentary high-speed Internet access and voice mail services. The hotel's spacious suites include separate living and sleeping areas, well-lit desks, convenient Plug-In technology, 32-inch flat screen TVs and premium movie channels.

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