EAST LANSING, MI--(Marketwired - Aug 24, 2015) - The start of the college football season is a special time of year across the country. No matter what the rankings say, anything can happen in the proceeding weeks and months. This season, the reigning Sugar Bowl Champion Michigan State Spartans begin 2015 as not only a premier team in the Big 10, but the nation, boasting a preseason ranking of 6th in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

With such high expectations coming into the season, fans making the trip to cheer on Sparty expect the same out of their East Lansing hotel. Just one block from the Michigan State University campus, and within easy walking distance of Spartan Stadium, the East Lansing Marriott at University Place is the premier hotel in the area for Spartan football games.

The Spartans are gearing up for an intense home schedule that includes visits from some of MSU's biggest rivals. Marriott's hotel near Michigan State University is well accustomed to the rigors of the football season, and is just as ready as the Spartans for when national rival Oregon comes to town on September 12th. And conference play doesn't get any easier, with visits from Indiana, Maryland, and Penn State. For all of these hard-fought home games, guests of the East Lansing Marriott at University Place can partake in a pre-game tailgate in the hotel's lobby atrium, and enjoy a VIP shuttle service to the Spartan Stadium on game days.

Michigan State Alumni won't find a hotel in Lansing, Michigan more perfect for enjoying homecoming weekend, October 3rd. The location and services that the East Lansing Marriott can provide for the occasion allow guests to celebrate their Alma Mater to the fullest all weekend -- from on-campus Alumni events to cheering on the Spartans as they take down Purdue, East Lansing Marriott makes things simple.

What's more, just as the Michigan State football team continues to improve, so does this hotel near MSU. In preparation for the 2015 football season, the East Lansing Marriott at University Place has unveiled its latest upgrade -- an impressively renovated lobby Greatroom, teeming with modern sprawl, thoughtful amenities, and welcoming décor. 2015 should be an exciting year in East Lansing, and Marriott will be there for every snap.

Reservations for this season are already limited, so be sure to check the hotel's website at: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lanea-east-lansing-marriott-at-university-place/ for the best availability.

About the East Lansing Marriott at University Place
Located essentially on the Michigan State University campus, the East Lansing Marriott at University Place provides guests all the charm and nostalgia of college life, done with stylish and simple sophistication. Perfect for exploring the idyllic college town of East Lansing, Marriott is just a block away from Spartan Stadium, the Jack Breslin Student Events Center, and the Wharton Center for Performing Arts, and make sure to stop and smell the flowers at the W. J. Beal Botanical Garden at MSU. Great local haunts like HopCat East Lansing or Peppino's Pizza serve up a beer and a slice like you can only get in a college town. While we'd prefer some things -- like classic college towns -- to never change, change can be good for a hotel. The hotel's recently renovated lobby Greatroom is the latest to join the hotel's list of drastic upgrades. Before the Greatroom, the hotel's guest rooms were renovated with well-appointed amenities like high-speed internet, plush bedding, and deluxe bathrooms and products. No matter which game brings you to town this season, no matter win or lose, East Lansing Marriott at University Place and guarantee a comfortable and memorable experience.

Contact Information:

East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Avenue
East Lansing, Michigan 48823