SOURCE: Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel

Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel

May 16, 2011 14:47 ET

Montreal Airport Hotel Revs Up for Formula 1

Race Weekend Rates Include Easy Access to Racing Action

DORVAL, QC--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - It's gearing up to be 72 hours of non-stop energy as auto enthusiasts converge on Montreal for the Grand Prix du Canada, June 10-12, 2011. The entire area is coming to life with excitement! In keeping with the frenzy, stylish Montreal Airport hotels like the Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel are offering exceptional rates to race fans with local express shuttles making for easy access to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Action will be intense during the three-day weekend. A full schedule of practice and qualifying sessions begin the competitions as the featured Ferrari Challenge, Historic Grand Prix and Formule 1600 complete their events before the highly anticipated Formula One Driver's Parade opens Sunday's main event, the F1 race.

By booking accommodations at the Montreal Airport Marriott, race fans will not only enjoy this luxury Montreal Airport hotel's impressive amenities and exceptional service, but will be within 25 km of racing action with 24/7 local transfer available via the 747 Express Bus to downtown Montreal's central bus terminal, just one subway stop away from Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Since parking is not available at the track during the race weekend, Metro access to the Jean-Drapeau station will be one of the easiest ways to commute to the event. Rates for the Grand Prix Weekend start at just $309 nightly, based on availability at the time of reservation. Reservations may be booked online at or by calling 1-866-580-6279.

Restaurants, stores, nightclubs and other entertainment venues are celebrating throughout Montreal with Grand Prix Week events. "The Grand Evening" of the Grand Prix du Canada returns on Thursday, June 9 to officially open the festivities. A result of collaboration between the 2011 Grand Prix du Canada and Mercedes-Benz, this exclusive social event is a quest to raise funds that will benefit both the Sainte Justine CHU Foundation and the Foundation of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Montreal.

The Montreal Airport Marriott makes for a distinctive choice when traveling to Montreal. This Trudeau Airport hotel's cosmopolitan atmosphere and easy access to the downtown area make visiting popular attractions and business destinations a breeze. Directly connected to Trudeau International Airport and the U.S. departures terminal, race fans flying into Montreal can eliminate the need for a rental car and relax in luxury knowing that even after a full weekend of racing action, the stress of getting to the airport will be non-existent.

About the Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel
The Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel provides travelers with accommodations and convenient access to all that Montreal has to offer. Just 20 minutes from the excitement of downtown and near popular attractions such as Olympic Stadium, the Old Port of Montreal, Bell Center, Notre-Dame Basilica and Six Flags Amusement Park, this Montreal West Island hotel's location is perfect for both business and leisure travelers. Boasting over 14,000 square feet of flexible event space and an experienced team of event managers, the hotel is an excellent choice for business conferences, corporate meetings or exquisite social gatherings.

Contact Information

    Christine Lessard
    Directrice des ventes et marketing/ Director of Sales and Marketing
    Aéroport de Montréal Marriott / Montréal Airport Marriott
    Téléphone : 514.636.6700
    Télécopieur / Fax: 514.636.6600


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