Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County Provides Deluxe Quarters Near 2014 Breeders' Cup

Hotel in Hacienda Heights invites guests to stay in spacious rooms before heading to the track for the 2014 thoroughbred world championships

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The comfortably appointed Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County offers guests a hotel equipped with luxurious rooms and only 25 minutes from this year's host of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Santa Anita Park.

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Guests flying in to the championships and staying at the centrally located Courtyard will have their choice between LA/Ontario (ONT) and Los Angeles (LAX) international airports, as well as easy hotel access to the 60, 57, I-10 and I-605 Freeways.

The 31st annual Breeders' Cup will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Santa Anita Park has been an extremely popular venue for the event and has hosted the Breeders' Cup six times in the past, most recently in 2013. Every event has set records as far as attendance and wagering, but 2013 especially had the crowd on its toes with Wise Dan's epic underdog finish. This year's Breeders' Cup promises to be another thrilling event, as 14 races with purses have been scheduled, totaling more than $27 million in prizes.

The Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights is near Mt. San Antonio College and the local city of Industry, which is an ideal location for those staying in the area overnight prior to attending the renowned thoroughbred racing event. When the races are over, guests will discover that they are conveniently close to a host of various local attractions including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Dodger Stadium, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and shopping at Puente Hills and Brea malls. Those who enjoy the great outdoors will appreciate nearby Santa Monica State Beach Park as well as Schabarum Regional Park, which offers biking and casual horseback riding.

"We are extremely proud to have served as a favorite lodging place for so many Breeder's Cup attendees for the past several years," said general manager Maritza Mejia. "Our hotel location in Hacienda Heights has proven to be the perfect complement to both Santa Anita Park and numerous other area attractions, and we are pleased with our stellar reputation for serving guests in town for the race."

After enjoying the horse racing, guests can return to Hacienda Heights' No. 1 ranked hotel on TripAdvisor and relax in a haven of comfort. The hotel near Pomona Fairplex and Cal Poly Pomona has also been recognized by TripAdvisor as a GreenPartner in its GreenLeaders Program based on environmentally friendly practices.

Hot showers, complete with luxurious Paul Mitchell bath products, await tired race patrons, who can then experience restful nights of sleep on thick mattresses topped with crisp linens, custom comforters and ample fluffy pillows. A pullout sofa provides extra sleeping space, and in-room entertainment is available on TVs featuring premium channels such as CNN, ESPN and HBO. A coffee maker and hair dryer are additional conveniences at the hotel near Mt. SAC.

Hungry guests can have their choice of sundries at The Market or a more complete dining experience at The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. Guests of The Bistro can enjoy Starbucks coffee with a classic breakfast or sip a signature cocktail with an evening meal. A theater-style flat-screen TV and generously sized outdoor pool can divert guest's attention after a long day at the races. The Hacienda Heights' comfortable lobby includes signature Courtyard features such as private media pods where guests can surf the Web over complimentary Wi-Fi. The lobby's GoBoard gives guests an easy way to keep tabs on weather and local entertainment information.

Guests interested in staying a mere 25 minutes away from the action at Santa Anita Park and the 2014 Breeders' Cup at the Hacienda Heights hotel should book a reservation online or call 1-800-321-2211. Travelers who book online can earn Marriott Reward points and get the best available rates.

About Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County

The Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County at 1905 S. Azusa Ave. in Hacienda Heights, CA, is near the cities of Industry, La Puente and Whittier. The location offers easy access to the Hsi Lai Temple, Industry Hills Expo Center and Auto Club Speedway. The hotel boasts three floors, 138 rooms and 12 suites, as well as two meeting rooms with 1,518 square feet of flexible event space. A state-of-the-art lobby features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. This restaurant offers breakfast, dinner and Starbucks coffee during the day. A fitness center, outdoor pool and complimentary high-speed Internet access are also included as amenities. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXHH or call 1-626-965-1700.

About Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 900 locations in 37 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.

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Media Contact: Maritza Mejia, Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County, 1-626-965-1700, cy.laxhh.gm@marriott.com

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