EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - Time is drawing near as entries are pouring in for the Edinburgh Marathon and its festival of running events set for May 25-26, 2013. As plans fall into place across the city and hotel deals in Edinburgh come to life, racers, fans, family and friends have plenty to look forward to as events get set to ignite a weekend of fun and fury.

Just in time to finalize travel arrangements for the event, the distinctive Edinburgh Marriot Hotel is offering an Edinburgh Marathon Package that will keep everyone well rested and fuelled up. Whether running in one of the many races planned over the two-day event or simply cheering racers on as they make their way through the streets of Scotland's capital city, all guests of this stylish Edinburg hotel will be pampered with luxury bed and breakfast accommodations. Those booking their stay over the Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend with this special package will also enjoy a pasta buffet in the lodging's own Source Grill Restaurant on Saturday night and an early morning runner's breakfast on Sunday with serving beginning at 5:30 a.m.

An official marathon partner, rates at this four-star luxury hotel in Edinburgh start as low as £149* and provide full-service accommodations allowing runners and race enthusiasts to enjoy the benefits of opulent hotel rooms in Edinburgh so they are rested and ready for the weekend of events. And, for those seeking added amenities, the hotel offers Executive Rooms and Junior Suites, both with access to the Executive Lounge for added services. All guests enjoy cotton-rich linens, Revive bathroom amenities, an LCD TV with cable/satellite service and premium movie channels, high-speed Internet access and the convenience of 24-hour room service.

Booking the Edinburgh Marathon Package can easily be done online by using promotional code D34 at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/edieb-edinburgh-marriott-hotel/ or by calling 1-800-228-9290, and referencing the same code.

*Rates are per room per night and valid for a two-night stay Saturday and Sunday through 5/26/13 based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel

The Edinburgh Marriott Hotel welcomes travellers to Edinburg with modern luxuries and functional accommodations so they can make the most of their travel time. Whether visiting Edinburgh for business or pleasure, the accommodations found at this stylish choice among hotels near Edinburgh Castle, Princess Street Gardens and other picturesque and historic landmarks, are sure make everyone feel right at home. From its warm and inviting modern lobby to newly refurbished guest rooms and suites, the Edinburgh Marriott offers lavish comforts and exceptional service for a truly remarkable travel experience.

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