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Marriott International

June 19, 2013 09:26 ET

Take Off to This Hotel Near Saratoga Springs, NY for Racing Season

Albany Marriott Package Offers a Day at the Races & More

ALBANY, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 19, 2013) - The gates at Saratoga Race Track will swing open on July 19th, and to celebrate the start of the season, the Albany Marriott is offering a special package that's sure to be a winner with both serious racing fans and those who just want to be part of the excitement.

With this Albany hotel deal, guests will receive accommodations in a deluxe room, breakfast for two, roundtrip transportation to the track on The Giddy Up shuttle, grandstand admission for two, a hot dog and soda for two at the track and two programs.

The Your Saratoga Race Track package is available at this hotel near Saratoga Springs Thursday through Sunday until August 25th (racing season ends on September 2nd). Races happen every day except Tuesday, with post time at 1pm.

There is no better year to visit Saratoga, as the city will also be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Saratoga horse racing. Through September 30th, Saratoga 150 will offer a variety of events from a film festival and races to a food and wine festival and musical performances. For details and a full list of events, visit

After cheering on the jockeys and horses at the track, there are plenty of other things to do in Albany. Visit the Governor's Mansion, Shaker Heritage Society, Schuyler Mansion, New York State Museum, Albany Center Gallery, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and Empire State Plaza. Those who'd rather spend their downtime relaxing at the hotel can do their body good at the fitness center or indoor/outdoor pool. If delicious food and drinks are more appealing, Chats Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely meal.

To book the Your Saratoga Race Track package, visit or call 1-800-443-8952 in the US. When making a reservation, enter or ask for the promotional code ARN. Rates start at just $225 a night.

About the Albany Marriott
As New York's capital, Albany has a lot to offer, from world-class horse-racing to international business headquarters. No matter what brings one to the city, the Albany Marriott is well-equipped and more than happy to meet visitors' needs. Located just 30 minutes from downtown and Saratoga Springs, this Capital Region hotel is convenient to General Electric, Verizon, Bank of America, SUNY Albany and Hudson Valley College, making it a great choice for corporate travelers, parents and alumni. With a complimentary Albany International Airport shuttle, 16,000 square feet of event space, custom catering and expert event managers, this Albany hotel is perfect for meetings, celebrations and exhibitions. Beautifully appointed guest rooms feature high-speed Internet access, a spacious bathroom, luxurious bedding, weekday newspaper delivery, a large desk with ergonomic chair and cable TV. Concierge-level rooms offer an upgraded stay with lounge access and additional amenities. Guests can unwind in the fitness center or indoor/outdoor pool. Dining includes a hearty American breakfast in The Market and drinks and continental cuisine at Chats Lounge. Explore nearby Cooperstown and Lake George via I-87/I-90.

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