Richmond Marriott to be Host Hotel for the NAC C Fencing Tournament

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It has been announced that the Richmond Marriott will be the host hotel for the NAC C Fencing Tournament taking place at the Richmond Convention Center from December 7-9, 2007.

It has been announced that the Richmond Marriott will be the host hotel for the NAC C Fencing Tournament taking place at the Richmond Convention Center from December 7-9, 2007.

The United States Fencing Association's NAC C Tournament features men's and women's espee, foil and saber events. Division 1, Veteran Combined, Veteran 50-59, Veteran 60+ and Wheelchair events all take place in the A & B Halls in the convention center at 403 N. 3rd Street. While the entry deadline was November 9th, spectators of the tournament are not only welcomed but encouraged.

This year, the Marriott Richmond, Virginia luxury hotel was announced to be the honorary host hotel to the event participants and their families. With over 400 deluxe guest rooms and 10 spacious suites, this Richmond recreation hotel has also just rolled off of a $12 million renovation. Now blending luxury, functionality and Southern charm, the Marriott Richmond is housed in the historic downtown area and boasts a convenient skywalk to the convention center where the fencing tournament is to be played.

Upscale luxuries and amenities will welcome tournament participants to this recently redesigned hotel. Brand new Revive® bedding, complete with 300-thread count linens, plush pillows and down comforters, enhances every room and ensures exhausted competitors will have rejuvenating rest. Abundant light from windows with spectacular downtown views completes these sophisticated Richmond accommodations, making it easy to enjoy any trip to Richmond. Warm accents and thoughtful details create the comfort of home in every hotel room. Concierge-level rooms offer upgraded amenities and private access to the concierge lounge. While all rooms offer high speed internet access, concierge rooms offer that added personalized touch of a world-class lodging establishment.

After long days of fencing, retreat to this leisurely hotel and enjoy a leisurely meal at BlueFire Steakhouse restaurant in Richmond, VA. Serving up classic American steakhouse fare, BlueFire offers guests a chic dining experience without their having to leave the hotel. Before dinner or as the evening's nightcap, relax at The Onyx Lounge, where the cocktails are creative and the space is cosmopolitan. Sip a signature drink alongside an appetizer, or enjoy casual conversation late into the evening at Onyx. It's the perfect way to wind down before the day's end.

Whether coming to Richmond to fence or to support someone you love, time spent in the city will not only be memorable, but relaxing and enjoyable. Discover the comfortable retreat that is the Richmond Marriott.

About Richmond Marriott
Experience a polished downtown Richmond Hotel gleaming from a $12 million renovation blending luxury, functionality, and Southern charm. Nestled in the heart of the city's historic downtown, this exceptional Richmond, Virginia, hotel is connected by skywalk to the Greater Richmond Convention Center and located minutes from diverse dining and entertainment options, all easily accessible with Marriott's complimentary shuttle. The spacious guest rooms at this extraordinary hotel in Richmond, VA, are specifically designed for maximum comfort with Revive® signature bedding. Dine at the exquisite BlueFire Steakhouse, or enjoy an enticing cocktail in the contemporary atmosphere of the Onyx Lounge. For more information or to make a reservation call 804-643-3400 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ricdt-richmond-marriott/.

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