SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 29, 2012 11:38 ET

Lansing Event Venues Offer New Wedding Packages

Stunning Locations, Expert Help & Extras at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place

EAST LANSING, MI--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2012) -  Summer wedding season is here, and whether your big day is a few months away or a year out, the time to start planning is now. While the dress, the DJ and the dinner are all important elements, the most important decision is the venue. When you host your wedding at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place, having one of the top event venues in Lansing, MI is just the beginning.

This hotel's Lansing wedding venue is featured on The Knot, a popular wedding planning website, and offers five new wedding packages with something for every budget and guestlist size. No matter which wedding package your pick, you'll get a long list of extras including a Marriott®-certified wedding coordinator, a wedding planner software kit, a private entree tasting with the hotel's award-winning chef, a champagne toast, cake-cutting services (with ice cream, mousse or sorbet), a wooden parquet dance floor, placement of arrival favors and place cards, white or black tea-length tablecloths, complimentary centerpieces, colored napkins, an upgraded guestroom for the bride and groom with champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries, a special rate for your out-of-town guests, complimentary delivery of your gift bags, a honeymoon registry and up to 50,000 Marriott Rewards points.

This hotel in Lansing, Michigan is just 1.5 miles from Michigan State University's popular ceremony site, MSU Chapel and the MSU Botanical Gardens, and offers 12,000 sq ft of event space ranging from intimate banquets to receptions for up to 300 guests. The breathtaking venues are transformed to meet your event's needs, from beautiful linens to the spacious dance floor. Custom catering and this hotel's three certified wedding planners make it easy to relax and enjoy your special day.

To learn more about hosting your wedding at the East Lansing Marriott at University, visit the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lanea-east-lansing-marriott-at-university-place/, where you can book rooms, explore East Lansing restaurants and attractions and browse floor plans and event menus.

About the East Lansing Marriott at University Place
Great rates, a central downtown location and modern amenities make the East Lansing Marriott at University a perfect choice for both business and pleasure. Located just a block from Michigan State University and 1.5 miles from Spartan Stadium, this Lansing hotel features newly renovated accommodations outfitted with cable TV, a spacious work desk, wireless Internet access, coffee/tea service, plush bedding and a large bathroom. Amenities at this business-friendly hotel include a pool, fitness center, sauna and whirlpool, plus a business center and 12,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space. The area's top dining is within walking distance, but you can get a great meal at this hotel's two restaurants. All-day dining at Bistro 43 focuses on modern American cuisine with a twist, while the Bistro 43 Lounge makes a great evening or late-night option for a bite to eat and crafted cocktails. Attractions are easily accessible from the East Lansing Marriott at University; check out Spartan Stadium, the Wharton Center for Performing Arts, Michigan Historical Museum, Impression 5 Museum, W. J. Beal Botanical Garden at MSU, State Capitol Building, Jack Breslin Student Event Center, Potter Park Zoo and MSU Cyclotron.

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