As a city, we’re excited to be welcoming the Paralympic athletes at the 2010 Games
Vancouver, British Columbia (Vocus) March 11, 2010
Looking to visit the 2010 Paralympic Games in Vancouver? Two popular Vancouver hotels, the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown and Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside still have guestrooms available at competitive rates. Book early to ensure you get a guestroom with a view of the Olympic flame or the stunning Coal Harbour.
Running from March 12-21, the Paralympic Winter Games will feature over 1,000 athletes and officials from more than 40 countries. The athletes will compete in five sports including alpine and cross-country skiing, ice sledge hockey, wheelchair curling and biathlon. The Paralympic Winter Games will take place in both Vancouver and Whister. This international sporting event comes just 12 days after the region hosted the Olympic Winter Games.
“As a city, we’re excited to be welcoming the Paralympic athletes at the 2010 Games,” says Smith Munro, General Manager of the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside. “Vancouver is a stunningly beautiful city and has so much to offer tourists - year-round. We’re pleased to offer visitors a number of unique and compelling hotel packages to experience our world-class city.”
In addition to competitive rates during the Paralympic Games, both hotels offer other exciting packages including Grouse Mountain Skyride Packages, Vancouver Science World Packages, Vancouver Aquarium Packages, Vancouver Trolley Packages, Family Fun Packages and more. A featured offer is the popular “Cars Eat Free” package – offering accommodation in a deluxe guestroom, a $25 Petro Canada gas card and free parking. Rates start from only $229 CAD at both properties. For more information, visit http://www.renaissancevancouver.com or http://www.vancouvermarriottpinnacle.com. Both Vancouver hotels have been recently renovated, offering luxurious accommodations, world-class dining and convenient amenities.
Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Information:
Welcome to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. This Vancouver hotel offers warm hospitality, an inviting atmosphere and award winning CAA/AAA Four Diamond service. The Marriott Vancouver hotels location will please business and leisure travelers alike with its prime location just steps from Coal Harbour, the Vancouver Convention Centre and world class shopping on Robson Street. The Vancouver Marriott hotel is also close to other Vancouver attractions such as Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium and Vancouver's best restaurants including the hotels award winning Show Case Restaurant. Ranked as one of the best Vancouver hotels, the Marriott Pinnacle hotel is also home to some of Vancouver's premiere meeting and conference facilities, specializing in hosting corporate meetings, group events and weddings in Vancouver. When looking for great Vancouver hotels, look no further than the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel, and don't forget your dog or cat as the Vancouver Marriott downtown is a pet friendly hotel.
Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Information:
The Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside has been uniquely transformed, offering stylish guestrooms reflective of the city's spirit. Located on the waterfront in downtown Vancouver, the hotel is only minutes away from the Alaska Cruise Ship Terminal, Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, historic Gastown and Stanley Park. The re-designed guestrooms and suites feature local touches and luxurious amenities from new bedding to innovative technology. This Vancouver waterfront hotel features a new restaurant - p2b bistro & bar, offering fresh, simply-prepared dishes in a casual-upscale ambiance. Stunning event space makes http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yvrrd-renaissance-vancouver-hotel-harbourside/ this [Vancouver, BC hotel] the ideal location for conferences, meetings or weddings. Offering breathtaking views of the surrounding city and mountains, Vistas 360 is a one-of-a-kind location for meetings and special events. Conveniently located close to Vancouver's top attractions and businesses, the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel is the perfect location for business or pleasure.