MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - Nov 22, 2011) - Elvis fans, don your best "Blue Suede Shoes" and join the Memphis Marriott in celebrating the King Of Rock 'N' Roll's birthday on January 8. The Marriott is one of the hotels in East Memphis, TN convenient to Graceland, just 7 miles away, and is offering a special rate for guests in town to celebrate. "Elvis and Graceland is such a great draw for the city," Courtney Ingersoll, Director of Sales, says. "We look forward to his birthday every year."

At, you can learn more about Elvis and visiting Graceland. The Marriott is listed as a host hotel for the attraction, and is considered a top choice among Poplar Avenue Memphis hotels. With a variety of amenities, you'll find that Marriott is no "Heartbreak Hotel." Rooms offer a number of configurations, with either two double beds or one king bed, plus a pull-out sofa for extra Elvis fans. High-speed Internet and Room That Works features ensure guests can stay connected throughout their visit, and when it's time to relax, in-room entertainment includes movies, pay-per-view and video games, plus coffee and tea service to start the day or soothe yourself to sleep. Other facilities to make your stay more enjoyable include two pools, both indoor and outdoor, a fitness center and arcade games for kids. Our Blue Shoe Bar & Grill offers a creative twist on traditional Southern fare.

As one of the hotels near University of Memphis, we offer a location convenient to a number of attractions, including FedEx Forum, home to the NBA Grizzlies; the Children's Museum of Memphis; and downtown, where you can discover the "Home of the Blues."

To learn more about the Memphis Marriott, visit the hotel website at Here you can explore the property, from rooms to restaurants; find package deals; discover nearby attractions and dining; and enquire about our event planning in Memphis.

About The Memphis Marriott

The Marriott Memphis offers a number of amenities, making it the perfect stay for business travelers, families, groups or couples. Conveniently located near the airport, our hotel offers comfortable rooms with high-speed Internet access and our Room That Works features; in-room entertainment including movies, pay-per-view and video games; coffee and tea service; and down comforters and plush pillows. Rooms are configured with either two double beds or one king bed, plus a pull-out sofa for additional guests. Sample Southern fare with a twist at our casual Blue Shoe Bar & Grill, or relax with a dip in our indoor and outdoor pools. The fitness center offers a convenient way to stick to your routine while on the road. Our more than 14,500 sq ft of event space is perfect for weddings, meetings and events. Those planning business meetings can pick from 16 meeting rooms and take advantage of our business center and concierge-level rooms and lounge. Explore the "Home of the Blues" downtown, just 10 minutes away, catch an NBA game or concert at the FedEx Forum; pay homage to Elvis in Graceland, or gather the kids for a day at the Children's Museum of Memphis.

Contact Information:

Courtney Ingersoll
Memphis Marriott