Jekyll Island Hampton Inn & Suites Hosting Two Prestigious Sporting Events in March 2013

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Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island is proud host to two prestigious sports events this March, the Tournament of Champions soccer event and the US Kids Golf Jekyll Island Cup

Jekyll Island Hampton Inn & Suites is proud to host two prestigious Jekyll Island events, the annual Tournament of Champions annual soccer event, March 14 – 16, 2013 and the US Kids Golf Jekyll Island Cup, March 23 -24, 2013. One of the most important parts of these events is the venue selection, and Jekyll Island has it all - history, beaches, and world class golf and soccer venues, all close to the Jekyll Island Hampton Inn & Suites.

Sponsored by The Jekyll Island Authority, the Tournament of Champions soccer event has considered Jekyll Island its home for over 15 years. This year, the event will be held March 14 – 16, 2013 at the Jekyll Island Soccer Complex. For further information and to register, visit

The U.S. Kids Golf Jekyll Island Cup will be held March 23 - 24, 2013 at the Jekyll Island Golf Club. For information and to register, visit The tournament is sponsored by the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, a nonprofit organization established in 2001 with a vision to provide kids and their families the opportunity to participate in the game of golf through instruction and competition. Today, the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation conducts over 700 local, regional, national, and international events.

The Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island is the first new hotel on the Island in nearly 30 years. It is adjacent to a pristine beach, with views of Cumberland Island and the Atlantic Ocean. Built on the original footprint of a former hotel, the new hotel preserves the oak tree canopy that is unique to the site. The oceanside hotel nestles up to untouched sand dunes, and is proud to have used sustainable practices to help preserve and honor one of the eastern seaboard's few remaining true maritime forest and dune eco-systems. Rated as one of the top Jekyll hotels, The Hampton Inn & Suites is the proud recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence in 2012 and a proud supporter of these sporting events.

The Hampton Inn & Suites offers special rates for the participants and families attending both of these events.

About Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island
The Hampton Inn & Suites opened in January 2010 and boasts 138 beautifully appointed guest rooms. The hotel offers a combination of standard guest rooms and suites that have balconies and sitting areas with a queen sleeper sofa. Conveniently, all rooms come equipped with a microwave, mini-fridge and coffee maker. Free on the House Hot Breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am. This Jekyll Island hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle service to points of interest on the island daily from 8 am to 10 pm. The hotel is situated next to a maritime protected forest and is a short stroll to the beach via the boardwalk. After a day at the beach, cocktails are served by the fire pit from the Lobby Lounge that serves a Tapas Menu, relaxing has never been so easy than when visiting the Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island! For further information visit

About New Castle Hotels and Resorts
Shelton Ct. based New Castle Hotels & Resorts, is an award-winning independent third-party hotel manager, owner and developer with more than 29 hotels and resorts and nearly 5,000 rooms under contract or in development. New Castle’s growing portfolio of hotels spans 10 states and three Canadian provinces and includes several of Canada’s historic landmark resorts. The privately-held company was established by CEO, David Buffam in 1980 and consistently ranks among the top 100 hotel management and development companies in the United States. New Castle is a preferred operator for diverse brands within the Marriott, Hilton and Starwood families. For additional information, please go to

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