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Marriott International

March 26, 2014 16:43 ET

Hotel Near Carowinds Welcomes Adventurers Arriving for Opening Day

At the Residence Inn Charlotte South at I-77/Tyvola Road, Rollercoasters and Slides Herald the Start of Spring

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2014) - There are few things, it seems, that every member of a family can get onboard with these days, but amusement parks are one of them. Whether it's a moody teenager who can't repress his delight on a rollercoaster, or a wide-eyed child visiting a waterpark for the first time -- or even parents who can let go of daily stresses while flying through the air on a Windseeker -- everyone, it seems, loves a good amusement park. That's why the annual opening of Carowinds on March 29, 2014 is inspiring families and thrill-seekers alike to pack their bags and head straight to the most hospitable lodging in Charlotte, NC: the Residence Inn Charlotte South at I-77/Tyvola Road.

Conveniently located near the amusement park, this extended stay lodging is also a trusted destination among hotels in South Charlotte, NC for those in search of both value and comfort. Its 116 suites feature versatile floor plans, fully equipped kitchens and plenty of room for families -- and even their pets -- to spread out.

Considering that Carowinds is opening its gates this month, now is the time to take advantage of the hotel's gracious hospitality. The beloved amusement park delights crowds with its collection of thrill rides, including the Intimidator, which is the tallest, fastest and longest rollercoaster in the Southeast. But rides aren't the only attraction. Carowinds also welcomes visitors to its Boomerang Bay waterpark, where two new slides will add another 600 feet of splashy fun for guests this year. Additionally, visitors can check out the park's performances by regional musicians to unwind after the day's thrills.

Of course, returning to the hotel also promises to be relaxing. Unique among hotels near SouthPark, Charlotte, this property hosts a complimentary reception every Monday through Wednesday with light dinner and cocktails. And travelers exploring extended-stay hotels in Charlotte, NC won't find one with more amenities than this one. Guests enjoy daily complimentary hot breakfasts, swimming in the seasonal outdoor pool and free Internet access in both guest rooms and public spaces. Amusement parks, it seems, aren't the only places where everyone can find something to love.

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About the Residence Inn Charlotte South at I-77/Tyvola Road
Savvy travelers, whether they're on the road for work or pleasure, seek out the Residence Inn Charlotte South at I-77/Tyvola Road whenever they're in town. That's because this extended-stay property has all the comforts of home with none of the responsibility. Guests can settle in to the studio or one- or two-bedroom suites, which feature full kitchens, sofa beds and high-speed Internet access. (Most include fireplaces as well.) Daily hot breakfasts are included, and visitors can make use of the Sport Court, seasonal outdoor pool, fitness center and barbecue area for any of their recreational pursuits. Guests can also sip, nibble and mingle at the complimentary evening socials Monday through Wednesdays. Striving to make everyone welcome, the hotel has a pet-friendly policy ideal for traveling families, and its single meeting room is a great option for intimate gatherings. Thanks to this gracious hotel, traveling well has never been easier.

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