SOURCE: Albany Marriott

Albany Marriott

July 12, 2011 12:30 ET

Things to Do in Albany, NY Heating Up for Traditional Summer Fun

Race to Albany Marriott for a Scorching Deal Near Saratoga

ALBANY, NY--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - Celebrating 143 years of horse racing traditions, the Saratoga Race Course opens it gates again on July 22, 2011 for a season filled with exciting new events and trusted favorites. Whether galloping to Albany for the "Battle of Saratoga" or the $1 million Travers Stakes known as the "Mid-Summer's Derby" or taking in one of the more than 20 special events planned for the season, visitors will find Albany hotel deals at exceptional full-service hotels like the Albany Marriott.

The summer horseracing circuit at Saratoga is only one of the many things to do in Albany this summer and with special packages at distinctive hotels near the University at Albany that are just minutes from Albany International Airport, Saratoga Springs and other popular destinations, visitors will find everything they need for a fun and affordable weekend getaway or vacation adventure.

Race fans can enjoy well-appointed guest rooms, lavish amenities and gracious service after a day at the track with the Albany Marriott's Saratoga Race Track package where guests not only receive a deluxe room and complimentary breakfast for two, but Saratoga grandstand admission, racing programs, and hot dogs and soda for two are also included. Rates for this exceptional package start at just $164.95* and are valid through the summer race season which ends on Labor Day.

Accommodations for the Saratoga Race Track package may be booked online at by using promotional code ARN or by calling 1-800-228-9290.

A popular choice among hotels near Times Union Center in Albany, NY the Marriott offers plenty of opportunity for relaxing on-site around its indoor/outdoor pool, enjoying the warm waters of the hydrotherapy pool, working out in the fully-equipped fitness center or enjoying food and beverage, family and friends at The Market restaurant or Chats lounge. Personal accommodations feature luxury bedding ensembles, a spacious bathroom with a supply of Bath and Body Works toiletries, cable/satellite TV with premium movie channels and high-speed Internet access. A concierge level is also available for added amenities and access to a private lounge.

*Rates are per room per night and valid Thursday-Sunday through 9/5/11 based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Albany Marriott
The Albany Marriott is conveniently located just off of I-87 near Albany International Airport to provide travelers with easy access to their travel destination whether making the trip for business or pleasure. Offering complimentary airport shuttle service and free parking, this distinctive hotel is a popular venue for corporate meetings, business conferences and professional events. In addition to exquisite accommodations, the hotel has 16,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event space, professional caterers and on-site event managers to assist with every detail.

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