Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2008
The Renaissance Austin Hotel is offering guests a great promotional weekend rate this spring which also offers a unique and fun opportunity to win two football tickets to a University of Texas home football game this fall. Guests who book a stay now through June 1st at the 492-room upscale Austin hotel get to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity and enjoy a special weekend rate of $139 in the recently renovated hotel.
The weekend rate, based on availability, provides guests with deluxe accommodations for two, free self-parking and an entry into an August drawing for two University of Texas football tickets. Each night stayed in the hotel provides the guest one "entry" into the drawing.* A total of seven winners will be drawn, one set for each home game (the October Showdown in Dallas against Oklahoma University is not included).
"At the Renaissance, we embrace the proud tradition of UT football and want to support college football across Texas," said Rob Gillette, Manager of the Renaissance Austin Hotel. He continued, "This offer allows fans from all over the country to enjoy a spring weekend in Austin and have the opportunity to come back in the fall for a Saturday to remember."
Guests can also experience a heightened level of luxury surroundings when they visit the hotel since it recently completed multi-million dollar renovations. The changes now lend to a more "high-tech, high-touch" feel for guests at this truly authentic and upscale 10-story atrium hotel. The new Internet café, @ustinbytes, offers a variety of foods and beverages during the day including: Starbucks® coffee, gourmet coffees, specialty wines and beer, fresh-baked pastries, fresh pizzas and sandwiches, select cheeses, snacks, and gourmet desserts. The cyber café projects an "eat.drink.connect." methodology. Wireless service is available for guests in the open "great room" atmosphere where computers are set up in workstations with a private, yet relaxed environment.
This Texas Hill country hotel also has a new state-of-the-art fitness center with the latest equipment, and a new bedding package which includes plush pillow-top mattresses and a 300-count linen package. The hotel's restaurant, Banderas - A Texas Bistrot, serves three meals daily featuring a Texas-style Hill Country cuisine. Wireless internet service is also available in the public areas, meeting rooms and guest rooms of the hotel.
As a recipient of several esteemed awards and ratings over the past years, including the prestigious Gold Key Award by Meetings and Conventions magazine for eleven consecutive years, the AAA Four Diamond Award for eleven years with the last four consecutively, the International Special Events Society (ISES) Austin Chapter Host of the Year, and the corporate Savvy Service Award for North America, the Renaissance Austin Hotel provides outstanding accommodations and savvy service to its guests. The Renaissance Hotel also recently was bestowed the Annual Reader's Choice Award from Convention South magazine for 2007.
The Renaissance Austin Hotel is located just 11 miles or fifteen minutes from downtown, nestled in the scenic hills of northwest Austin and a gateway to the Texas Hill Country. The luxury Austin hotel is the cornerstone to the upscale entertainment complex offered in the package, the Arboretum, which is a 95-acre park-like setting filled with over 80 shops, boutiques, restaurants, movie theaters, walking and jogging paths. With 60,000 square feet of function space, a recently-renovated 30,000 square foot exhibit hall, and with another 5,000 square feet of meeting space opening Summer of 2008, the hotel will be the largest in-house meeting facility in Austin. The hotel is an attractive destination for both business and leisure travelers.
About Renaissance Austin Hotel:
Experience an authentic luxury hotel in Austin featuring the distinct style and diverse personality of the Lone Star State at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Nestled in the picturesque hills of Texas Hill Country, this Austin Arboretum Hotel provides a tranquil environment surrounded by nature trails, sophisticated boutiques, and a variety of restaurants. From the dramatic nine-story atrium to the stylish, oversized rooms, this newly renovated Austin, Texas hotel features luxurious Austin accommodations and an abundance of upscale amenities. The 65,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space combines modern technology with personalized service in a unique environment. Among the scenic 95 acres, discover the beautiful outdoor reception facility, perfect for intimate weddings and social gatherings.
Enjoy close proximity to Downtown, University of Texas, Sixth Street, as well as Austin Bergstrom International Airport. This uniquely Renaissance, distinctly Austin, TX hotel offers a luxurious, eclectic experience. For more information or to make a reservation call 512-343-2626, or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/aussh-renaissance-austin-hotel/.
*For the drawing, all applicable Texas state laws apply. Participation in drawing is not required in order to book the promotional rate.