POINT CLEAR, AL--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2015) - Mark your calendars for November 12th through 15th and get ready for four days of brilliant, entertaining and award-winning films screened throughout the beautiful town of Fairhope, Alabama. The Fairhope Film Festival selection committee has been hard at work throughout this past year, attending some of the world's best film festivals and reviewing hours of innovative and creative films as part of its mission to deliver the Best of the Best in filmmaking.

The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa has been providing exceptional hospitality experiences since opening in 1847. A big supporter of the Fairhope Film Festival, this Gulf Coast resort is located just minutes from the festival, and offers resort view rooms starting at $229 per night during the event. Through this partnership, guests can enjoy the best of film and Southern Hospitality all in one trip.

Located near Fairhope, Alabama in the picturesque beach hamlet of Point Clear, the Grand luxury hotel along the Gulf Coast offers guests opportunities for both relaxation and entertainment. From its two renowned golf courses at the Lakewood Golf Club, to the 20,000 square-foot Grand Spa, comfort and relaxation abound. The hotel also features a stunning pool complex, tennis courts, and is just moments from the white sand beaches of Alabama's famed Gulf Coast.

Recently, the Historic Hotels of America named the Grand Hotel "Best Historic Hotel" in the country with more than 400 rooms. Its social media efforts have also been named the best in the country for historic properties. The Grand Hotel embraces its rich history through daily pageantry, seamlessly blending time-honored tradition with bold and new offerings like high-tech meeting facilities and delectable, innovative cuisine.

Book your visit for the Fairhope Film Festival and savor an exceptional Southern Hospitality experience from start to finish. To make reservations, visit www.grandhotelmarriott.com. For more info on the Fairhope Film Festival, visit www.fairhopefilmfestival.org.

About Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa

Along the Alabama Gulf Coast, Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa boasts two challenging golf courses as part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, a luxurious 20,000-square-foot European-style spa, 10 tennis courts, a fabulous array of exceptional dining options, and a sizeable marina for sailboats, yachts and fishing boats. Its delightful amenities include white-sand beaches and an extraordinary pool complex, offering plenty of entertainment for the whole family. Overlooking scenic Mobile Bay, the property is a proud member of Historic Hotels of America and offers 37,000 square feet of elegant meeting and event space. As one of the most outstanding destinations along the coast, it has been recognized by Conde Nast Magazine as one of the "Top 125 Golf Resorts" and "Top 500 Hotels in the World" by Travel & Leisure.

Contact Information:

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa
One Grand Boulevard, P.O. Box 639
Point Clear, Alabama 36564 USA