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Wednesday, Dec 22nd, 2010

Courtyard by Marriott Valencia, The Make It Happen Hotel

written by Administrator

Super 8 Lonoke

Real Travelers rate the Courtyard by Marriott Valencia a 4.3 out of 5 based on 165 reviews from across the web. This highly recommended hotel is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 126, and boasts of 140 guest rooms.

Mariella Gratas-Masuda, Director of Sales for the hotel explains, “The Vision of these newer generation Courtyards by Marriott is to draw the guest to public spaces so guests can socialize, kick back and relax after a hard day at work…Our Courtyard has a great lounge and we have a “Drink Calendar” that we send out to all of our Local Clients. We advertise our Happy Hour and it can go from Monday night football to Karaoke.” Just minutes from Downtown Valencia, Magic Mountain Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor, the hotel is perfectly situated for leisure travelers to enjoy a day of fun and adventure. One Real Traveler explains, “We were visiting family in Castaic, CA and the Marriott Courtyard provided a great location with easy access to the 5, and area attractions & shopping.” Traveling for business? Take advantage of the hotel’s free high speed internet, complimentary daily newspaper, and comfortable rooms with plenty of work space!

In addition to its great location, the hotel is also known for its excellent staff. Mariella Gratas-Masuda notes, “many of the staff at the Courtyard by Marriott have been there since it opened in May of 2007 and take a lot of pride in what they consider, ‘their hotel’ –they literally helped us assemble each room and they know all of our repeat guests by name.” With such superior staff, it’s not wonder Real Travelers are happy to Highly Recommend this hotel!

Described as the “Make it happen hotel,” the Courtyard by Marriott Valencia is sure to exceed customer expectations every time!

Wednesday, Oct 20th, 2010

Ramada Inn Del Rio, A Relaxing Retreat

written by Teresa Nielsen

Super 8 Lonoke

The Ramada Inn Del Rio is the perfect place for work or play! Recommended by Real Travelers, this hotel is rated 3.2 out of 5 based on reviews from across the web. With its chic color scheme and contemporary Southwest theme, this mulit-faceted hotel is perfect for business and leisure travelers alike.

Director of Sales and Public Relations at the hotel, Garry Bolstead describes, “Del Rio is a diamond in the Desert, and this hotel is the oasis!” Located less than two miles from historic downtown, and the Del Rio International Airport, the Ramada Del Rio offers the perfect location for on-the-go travelers. With 183 suites, mini suites and guest rooms on the property, this full service hotel offers 2 pools, one outdoor and one indoor, 3 jacuzzis, and 3 saunas. Guests will enjoy dining at Summerfield’s Restaurant, which is open seven days a week, or grabbing a drink at the White Horse Lounge. Rooms are equipped with thirty-seven inch flat screen televisions, free wi-fi, a spacious task desk, as well as a king-sized bed in single rooms, and queen-sized beds in the double room. In addition to spacious suites, the hotel also offers an excellent location. Within walking distance, visitors will find several restaurants, the Plaza Del Sol Mall, and guests can even hop on the free shuttle to and from the Del Rio International Airport.

Always happy to help, staff at this hotel are multilingual–making life much easier for international travelers! Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese and even Korean– many languages are spoken by staff at the Ramada Del Rio, allowing travelers from all over the world to feel right at home.

Whether you are hoping to be “productive work wise, or experience a relaxing resort weekend, retreat to the privacy of Ramada Del Rio.” Book your stay today!

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