SOURCE: Marriott

Anchorage Hotels

February 04, 2011 10:22 ET

Hit the Rink Then Hit the Hay With Anchorage Alaska Hotels

Create a Relaxing Getaway With Weekend Ice Skating in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, AK--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - Create a fun and relaxing weekend getaway to Anchorage and enjoy some old-time fun including ice skating in the hub of the city's downtown area where upscale shopping, restaurants, movies and cultural events are surrounded by the majestic Alaskan landscape.

Full-service Anchorage accommodations at the Marriott Downtown put guests within easy walking distance of the city's beloved Town Square Park where weekend ice skating is free through March 15. Guests are invited to skate their way to some relaxing winter fun while also enjoying convenient access to many of the city's finest attractions.

Adding to the enticement of ice skating in the city; movies, theater, shopping and fine restaurants are all perfect ingredients for a weekend of fun in the city. An exciting choice among ANC Anchorage hotels, guests at the Downtown Marriott are within close proximity to the Anchorage Museum, Fifth Avenue Mall, the Egan Convention Center and the Performing Arts Center for a well-rounded offering of entertainment. In addition, guests will elate in the magnificent views of the surrounding city, Chugach Mountain Range, and Cooke Inlet through the hotel's magnificent oversized picture windows. Guests looking to stay in for relaxation will enjoy amenities such as in-room movies and high-speed Internet access or relaxing in and around the hotel's sparkling indoor pool and whirlpool. An on-site fitness center is also available so guests can stay in shape with cardiovascular equipment and free weights.

A fresh and exciting luxury hotel, the Anchorage Marriott Downtown hotel is popular among sophisticated Anchorage wedding venues, providing elegant and state-of-the art facilities for both social and business events. In-house services such as exceptional full-service catering, Marriott certified wedding planners and professional event managers insure every event is perfectly executed and each occasion memorable. From its spacious ballroom with seating for nearly 900 persons, to smaller meeting rooms or pre-function spaces, this ANC hotel's magnificent facilities and location near the convention center make it an excellent choice whether planning intimate or grand social events, corporate meetings or professional conferences.

About the Anchorage Marriott Downtown Hotel
Providing a vibrant and luxurious setting that mirrors the grandeur and beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, the Anchorage Marriott Downtown hotel pampers its guests with spacious and well-appointed guest rooms, lavish amenities and outstanding service. Conveniently located near popular attractions and in the convention center district, leisure and business travelers alike will enjoy the unsurpassed attention of hotel staff and the variety of services available to meet their travel needs. A full-service business center, contemporary Anchorage restaurant and concierge lounge are but a few of the fine services available at this unique Anchorage hotel property.