SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 03, 2013 10:47 ET

Hotel Near Akron, OH, Welcomes Guests for King James Classic

King James Shooting Stars Classic Tournament Brings Travelers to Courtyard Canton

CANTON, OH--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - Families from around the country will converge in Akron, Ohio, next month for the King James Shooting Stars Classic, an annual amateur basketball tournament for children in the 2nd through 11th grades. Groups looking for lodging during the tournament, which takes place from April 26 to 28, will find comfort and convenience at the Courtyard Canton, a hotel near the airport in Akron, Ohio.

Just 10 minutes from the Akron-Canton Airport, the Courtyard Canton offers free shuttle service to and from the airport, ensuring that participants and fans will never miss a tournament game. From the spacious and inviting lobby to the modern and comfortable guest rooms, the Courtyard Canton makes guests feel at home.

When guests are not attending tournament games, they'll find plenty to keep them occupied at the hotel and the surrounding area. Located in Canton, Ohio, this lodging is just minutes from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Canton Classic Car Museum, major universities, shopping malls, and cultural centers. The Canton Courtyard is also a Pro Football Hall of Fame partner.

Competitors can stay on track at the Canton hotel's fitness center, which has cardiovascular equipment, treadmills, ellipticals, bicycles, and free weights. There's also an indoor pool and whirlpool to unwind after a workout. Nearby are several golf courses, and hiking or jogging trails.

And after a long day of competition, sports lovers, fans, and aspiring athletes can watch games, share drinks, and catch up with friends and family at the Courtyard Lounge, a sports bar in Canton. There are also several restaurants and bars nearby in North Canton.

About the Courtyard Canton
Located in Canton, Ohio, the birthplace of the National Football League, The Courtyard Canton is a comfortable and welcoming hotel that is just minutes from the famed Pro Football Hall of Fame. This hotel offers high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the rooms and public areas, coffee service, laundry service, and complimentary on-site parking. The spacious guest rooms and suites are outfitted with plush bedding, large desks, TVs with premium movie channels, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, coffee/tea service, and separate sitting areas. Specialty rooms feature 2-person whirlpool tubs. Guests can start their day with a sumptuous breakfast buffet at the Courtyard Cafe or catch up with friends and family over drinks and a meal at the casual Courtyard Lounge. Fitness-focused guests can take advantage of the hotel's fully-equipped gym, indoor pool, and whirlpool. With three meeting rooms and a total of 3,770 sq. ft. of meeting space, the hotel is also the venue of choice for meetings and events. Guests will love the hotel's proximity to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Canton Classic Car Museum, major universities, cultural and entertainment centers, amusement parks, and attractions like the Harry London Chocolate Factory and Westfield Shopping Center -- an Ohio shopping mecca.

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