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Albuquerque Hotels

February 04, 2011 10:09 ET

University of Mexico Hotels Welcome Lobos Lovers

Lobos Keep the Nets Hot for Basketball Fun at UNM Arena

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - It's not over until it's over; and the University of New Mexico Lobos are pushing forward on a season of basketball fury, bringing fun and excitement to the court in Albuquerque. Already participating in two overtimes this season, the Lobos are working hard in an effort to protect their back-to-back Mountain West Conference championship titles, and are thrilling fans along the way.

Led by Steve Alford, who was dubbed MWC Coach of the Year at the conclusion of last season, the Lobos have brought fans to the edge of their seats with two games going into overtime action already this season, and with some intense contests remaining on the schedule, there'll be plenty of excitement for New Mexico Howl Raisers in The Pit at UNM.

Fans traveling to Albuquerque for Lobo games will find equal excitement at University of New Mexico hotels where UNM fanfare is welcomed with well-appointed guest rooms, gracious amenities and fabulous views of the Sandia Mountains. Conveniently located in the midst of Albuquerque's Historic Old Town entertainment and shopping district, the Albuquerque Marriott is one of the city's finest hotels near Albuquerque Sunport and the popular Sandia Peak Tram. All guest rooms feature 32" LCD HDTVs with connectivity boxes, high-speed Internet access and luxurious bedding ensembles of cotton-rich linens. The hotel is also home to the Cielo Sandia restaurant which offers contemporary American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and guests have access to connecting indoor and outdoor pools, a whirlpool and 24-hour on-site fitness center, for pre- and post-game relaxation.

An excellent destination choice when traveling to Albuquerque, the Marriott provides travelers with unique Albuquerque vacation packages and even Last Minute Weekend rates, so whether planning well in advance or acting on a spur of the moment, travelers have access to sophisticated accommodations that surpass their needs and expectations. Lobo fans may visit the hotel's website at http://www.marriott.com/abqnm to check room availability or call 1-505-881-6800 for reservations and information.

Event planning in Albuquerque is easy at the Marriott, where professional event managers, certified wedding planners, full-service catering and 16,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facilities are available to meet the needs of business professionals and social planners, alike. Whether planning a corporate meeting, university alumni event or elegant wedding reception, the Albuquerque Marriott's Grand Ballroom has seating for 1,100 persons and the hotel has 19 additional rooms for breakout meetings or other events.

About the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel

The Albuquerque Marriott Hotel has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation in order to provide guests with exquisite accommodations and spectacular views of Albuquerque, the surrounding mountains and colorful desert sands. High-speed Internet access is available throughout the hotel and busy travelers will find a full-service business center and a variety of business services available to meet their business travel needs.

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