ISELIN, NJ--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - March Madness has arrived in New Jersey as regular season NCAA men's basketball action comes to an end and the long-awaited trip to the Final Four begins. Making its way to the Prudential Center for the final stages of the NCAA East Regional March 25 - 27, basketball fans will converge on Newark and Edison, New Jersey hotels as they gather to witness the elimination of teams from the Sweet 16 to the Elite Eight as the Final Four teams are determined.

Basketball fans who act quickly will find special pricing at sophisticated hotels near New Brunswick, NJ offering advance purchase pricing at just $89* so they can make plans now to follow their favorite teams and become part of the March Madness excitement. Located just 20 minutes from the Prudential Center, the stylish Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel is also just a few minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and provides guests will full-service accommodations.

Regional NCAA play is a first in the history of Newark thanks to the impressive new Prudential Center, one of the most exciting new sports destinations in the country. Regional action in Newark is the last stepping stone of the NCAA Tournament as teams withstanding the competition in the Prudential Center will then find their way to the Final Four April 2-4 in Houston, Texas. Fans will find exceptional accommodations at hotels in Avenel, New Jersey and the surrounding area and with the Prudential Center just two blocks from Newark Penn Station, guests at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel can utilize the nearby Metropark Station for easy access and hassle-free transportation to and from the games.

Well-appointed guest rooms and hotel suites that feature luxury bedding ensembles and Plug-In technology await basketball fans at the Renaissance, along with on-site dining at this Woodbridge hotel's OLIO Restaurant and Lounge, a sparkling heated indoor pool and fully equipped fitness center.

*Rates are per room per night based on availability at the time of reservation. Please visit with hotel staff for advance purchase requirements.

About the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel

The Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel is a distinctive choice for New Jersey travelers seeking meticulous accommodations and unsurpassed service. Featuring a variety of newly renovated guest rooms and suites, the hotel offers exceptional access to both business and leisure destinations in and around Edison, NJ. Event planners will find the hotel's 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, well-designed Edison banquet halls and professional event staff the ideal choice for hosting corporate meetings, business conferences or elegant social affairs.

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