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Greensboro Hotels

January 14, 2011 09:00 ET

Greensboro Coliseum Hotel Offers Special Rates for Figure Skaters, Families and Fans

Prestigious Skating Championships Draw Enthusiasts to Greensboro

GREENSBORO, NC--(Marketwire - January 14, 2011) - Celebrate the magnificent poise and beauty of the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships with impeccable accommodations at one of the premier hotels in Greensboro, NC near the Coliseum and enjoy a special discounted rate on upscale accommodations.

In celebrating the renowned prestige of championship figure skating, the Greensboro Marriott Downtown hotel is offering figure skaters, families and fans alike, the graciously discounted rate of just $119* during the U.S. Figure Skating Championships set for Jan. 22-30 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The Coliseum is located just 3.5 miles from this University of North Carolina Greensboro hotel, which is conveniently located in the heart of Greensboro's revitalized downtown area to offer guests a fine selection of nearby dining and entertainment options. Conveniently located just minutes from Greensboro/Piedmont Triad International Airport, skaters and skating enthusiasts will find easy access in and out of the city and exceptional hotel accommodations.

With a full schedule of exciting skating performances, the championships are set to include all levels of competition along with well-known competitors such as Sasha Cohen and Johnny Weir. Ticket information and a full schedule of skating competition are is available at

For skaters, their families, friends and fans, the Greensboro Marriott Downtown offers spacious and relaxing room accommodations with plush bedding ensembles that include pillow top mattresses and cotton-rich linens, roomy sitting areas, individual climate controls, cable/satellite television with premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options, high-speed Internet access and in-room coffee/tea service. The hotel also offers a concierge level with added amenities and access to the concierge lounge which features complimentary food and drinks. 

As guests of this Greensboro Coliseum hotel, skating enthusiasts will have access to the hotel's indoor swimming pool and whirlpool along with its on-site fitness center, complete with state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment and free weights. For casual dining, guests will find an inviting atmosphere at the hotel's Bistro 40, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A wide variety of dining options are available nearby, many within easy walking distance of the hotel, so guests can experience the refreshed vitality of the downtown area.

*Rates are per room per night 1/22/11 through 1/30/11 based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. For reservations please call 336-379-8000.

About the Greensboro Marriott Downtown
Distinctive among University of North Carolina Greensboro hotels, the Greensboro Marriott Downtown provides amenities to meet the needs of every traveler whether visiting for business or pleasure. Recognized for its premier Greensboro meeting space, the hotel offers exceptional event venues whether planning small intimate gatherings or large corporate conferences. The hotel's skilled and dedicated event managers and professional caterers are prepared to provide complete services to help manage any type of event.