SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 18, 2012 17:05 ET

Hotels in Treasure Island Florida Welcome Super Boat National Championship This Fall

Super Savings and Super Boats at the Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island

CLEARWATER BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 18, 2012) - Summer winds down with a bang this September as the Bright House 2012 Clearwater Super Boat National Championship comes to Clearwater Beach, FL, just 20 minutes from this St. Petersburg hotel with pool.

The 2.5-mile-long race features 4,800-horsepower Super Boats racing at 100 miles per hour or more. Last year's event drew 2,500 boats and 25,000 spectators, and this year's race, held September 28th through the 30th, promises to be even bigger. The race is a family-friendly event with various vendors, kid-friendly activities and a chance to meet the boat drivers. To learn more about the Bright House 2012 Clearwater Super Boat National Championship, visit www.clearwatersuperboat.com/super-boat-event-racing-schedule.html.

Crowds at this year's race are estimated to be as large at 65,000, and as a result Treasure Island, Florida hotels are booking fast. Accommodations are still available at the Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island, where rates start as low as $179 a night for an ocean-view room. Florida residents traveling to town for the race will enjoy a special discount.

Choose from a studio or one-, two- or three-bedroom suite, each with designated areas for working, sleeping, eating and relaxing. Regardless of which configuration you choose, you'll have a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette with coffeemaker, microwave and refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private lanai. Every guest at this Johns Pass, Florida hotel will enjoy evening happy hour at the lobby bar, parking and access to the fitness center and beachfront heated pool.

To learn more about the Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island, visit the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tpati-residence-inn-st-petersburg-treasure-island/, where you can book single rooms or group accommodations in St. Petersburg, discover what the area has to offer with dining and attractions information and browse packages and special offers.

About the Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island
The beachfront Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island, located on Florida's popular West Coast, offers the ideal apartment-like stay whether you're here for fun in the sun, closing a business deal or both. Whether you choose a studio or one-, two- or three-bedroom suite, you'll have plenty of space for working, eating, sleeping and relaxing. This extended-stay property offers all the amenities of a resort, including on-site staff available 24 hours a day, a fitness center and beachfront heated pool. The lobby bar hosts an evening happy hour in a casual, oceanfront setting. During your stay, visit nearby beaches, shops, restaurants and golf courses, or spend the day exploring neighboring St. Petersburg, Clearwater Beach, St. Pete Beach or Tampa. If business brings you here, you can host intimate meetings in this hotel's meeting room, offering nearly 370 sq ft of space.

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