SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

September 01, 2011 11:14 ET

Stylish Fredericksburg, VA Hotel Readies for University of Mary Washington 'Back to School' Events

Courtyard Fredericksburg Historic District's Location, Fine Amenities Are Ideal for Visiting UMW Family, Friends and Faculty

FREDERICKSBURG, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 1, 2011) - Along with the move-in of students and the start of classes at the University of Mary Washington comes the excitement of university events held throughout the year. From cookouts and university tours during Family Weekend September 23-25 to thrilling Homecoming events October 21-22 and then Thanksgiving and semester breaks, the opportunities to share with family are revered and premier hotels in Fredericksburg, VA welcome the opportunity to share in those moments.

Conveniently located less than a mile from the UMW campus and within the city's cultural and historic district, the Courtyard by Marriott's Fredericksburg, VA hotel is an ideal location for visiting family, friends and faculty during these special events, academic or sporting occasions.

Gathering in this University of Mary Washington hotel's spacious lobby and hotel atrium designed with socializing in mind, family and friends will find a warm and welcoming atmosphere with relaxing social areas and flexible workspace. Healthy food options and beverages are available at the Courtyard Bistro with menu items designed to meet the needs of busy travelers. Whether looking to "grab-and-go," grab-and-sit" or "serve-and-sit," guests can have it their way for breakfast, lunch and dinner with food that is fresh and tasty.

After a full day or night of activities at the university, visitors will find detailed personal attention, comfort and relaxation at the Courtyard's stylish lodging in Fredericksburg, VA, starting with front door valet service. Spacious and contemporary guest rooms include luxurious bedding for a good night's rest, large work areas, Plug-In technology and complimentary high-speed Internet access. In-room entertainment features international cable/satellite service with premium movie channels over a 32-inch HD LCD screen. While staying at this sophisticated choice among hotels near University of Mary Washington, travelers have access to the hotel's 24-hour gym; whirlpool and climate controlled indoor pool. Those needing to catch-up on work or stay connected with business associates or family members will appreciate the well-equipped 24-hour business center and boarding pass printing service.

Accommodations at the Courtyard may be booked online by clicking "Check Availability" at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/fkrcy-courtyard-fredericksburg-historic-district/ or by calling 1-540-373-8300.

Fully-equipped to host family gatherings, professional conferences or business meetings, the hotel features on-site exhibition space and 1,800 square feet of flexible event space. Dedicated event managers and a full-service culinary staff offer excellent assistance in planning successful and inspirational events.

About the Courtyard Fredericksburg Historic District Hotel
Welcoming guests with warm and friendly service, the Courtyard Fredericksburg Historic District Hotel provides travelers opulent accommodations accented with fine amenities. Conveniently located near popular area attractions and business destinations, the hotel is an excellent choice for both business and leisure travelers and is just a short stroll away from popular waterfront shopping and the local Amtrak Station. Nearby business destinations include Geico, Intuit, Quantico and Dahlgren.

Contact Information

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    Mike Givens
    Marriott Hotels & Resorts
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