SOURCE: Hartford Marriott Farmington

Farmington Hotel

February 11, 2011 12:50 ET

West Hartford Hotels Welcome Big East Women's Basketball

Women's Teams to Keep the XL Center Hardwoods Hot During March Tournament

FARMINGTON, CT--(Marketwire - February 11, 2011) - The XL Center in Hartford is once again welcoming the Big East Women's Basketball Tournament, March 4-8 and the Hartford Marriott Farmington Hotel is welcoming fans with gracious accommodations, lavish amenities and hotel packages in Bristol, CT that offer significant savings. 

Tipping-off for the eighth consecutive year in Hartford, the annual tournament has seen a rally of support from women's basketball fans across the region as the Big East leads all leagues nationally in tournament attendance. Tickets are currently on sale for the tournament, which is sure to provide some exciting basketball matchups as the teams continue to battle it out on the hardwoods in an effort to claim the coveted league title.

 Conveniently located near the XL Center and other popular area attractions, this West Hartford, CT hotel's beautiful suburban setting and luxury services make it an easy choice for enjoying basketball action. In addition to a wooded setting, this contemporary hotel offers guests a sparkling indoor swimming pool and on-site fitness center. Guests will find exceptional dining options at the Hartford Marriott Farmington as the hotel is home to two premiere Farmington restaurants, the Village Green and a Sushi Bar. Also located inside the hotel is a Starbucks Coffee Bar for a quick and flavorful morning kick-start and the Proprietors Lounge, open daily for lunch and dinner offering fine cocktails, a light menu and eight televisions! Basketball fans coming into town for the tournament will also find a wide variety of restaurants near Hartford and the XL Center, sure to tantalize the most discriminating of tastes.  

Room availability for the Women's Big East Tournament and other Hartford and Bristol, CT hotel deals may be checked online at http://www.marriott.com/bdlct. Reservations may also be made online or by calling 1-860-678-1000.

Located near I-84, and just a short drive from Bradley International Airport, guests of the Hartford Marriott Farmington hotel are conveniently located near exceptional shopping at the West Farms Mall and attractions such as the Children's Museum, Mark Twain House and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

About the Hartford Marriott Farmington Hotel
The Hartford Marriott Farmington Hotel is distinctive in both style and service providing guests with complimentary on-site parking so they have easy access to well-appointed accommodations, including spacious guest rooms and exceptional hotel suites. All rooms feature high-speed Internet access and unlimited local and domestic long distance calling, as well as large work desks, with two-line phones, voicemail and data ports. A concierge level is also available for added services and amenities.