LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ESPN Magazine called the Reebok CrossFit Games the "best way to spend 50 bucks" in sports thanks to the grueling tests of athleticism for participants and thrilling adventure for spectators.
Fans who want to experience the world-class event firsthand can rest easy knowing five Marriott-branded hotels will be there to offer comfort and quiet after a long day of excitement on July 25-27, 2014, at StubHub Center in Carson, California. The Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/South Bay, Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/Palos Verdes, Residence Inn Los Angeles Torrance/Redondo Beach, SpringHill Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach and TownePlace Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach are all less than 8 miles from the center of the action.
Starting with open competitions and working to the finals, the Reebok CrossFit Games showcase a wide-range of athletic skills to find the person who is the "fittest on Earth." Athletes will compete in tests of strength, endurance and overall fitness for parts of a $1.7 million prize. From swimming to rope climbs, strength tests to sled pulls, a diverse group of men and women will compete on courses revealed just before the competition begins.
Each of the hotels offers comfortable accommodations, deluxe amenities, complimentary high-speed Internet access and on-site or nearby dining options so visitors can focus all of their energy on the games.
"Only the fittest athletes win at the Reebok CrossFit Games, but every one of our hotel guests are victorious when it comes to comfort, style and convenience," said Claudia Vizcarra, Marriott account manager. "We ensure a world-class experience by providing exceptional customer service in an environment that is warm and welcoming and look forward to cheering on the world's toughest athletes while they are in town."
The two Torrance Courtyard hotels offer rooms with crisp linens, thick mattresses, custom comforters and fluffy pillows for a sound night's slumber. Coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs with premium channels and irons and ironing boards are among amenities guests can expect at each of the hotels. The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. is where guests can fuel up on breakfast or dinner. The eatery serves Starbucks drinks by day and transforms into a hip gathering spot at night with wine, beer and cocktails.
The Residence Inn, ideal for guests who appreciate preparing meals while relocating or traveling for work for an extended period, is only minutes away from the Redondo Beach Pier. Rooms boast fully equipped kitchens with ovens, microwaves, dishwashers, stovetops, silverware, pots and pans and dishes. Suites offer separate areas to eat, sleep and live with amenities including flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards and available Nintendo video games. Hot breakfast and grocery delivery services are complimentary.
The SpringHill Suites has been completely renovated and offers longer-term stays near Manhattan Beach and El Segundo. Suites are 25 percent larger than other hotels in Manhattan Beach and feature separate areas to sleep, work and eat. Mini-refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemakers and wet bars are amenities that complement deluxe beds with crisp linens and an abundance of pillows. A complimentary hot breakfast buffet is available.
The TownPlace Suites also are ideal for extended stays near Manhattan Beach and El Segundo. Suites offer separate areas for living, sleeping and cooking. Fully equipped kitchens boast microwaves, refrigerators, stovetops and ovens as well as pots and pans, dishes and silverware. Coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards and flat-screen TVs round out the experience at the Hawthorne extended-stay hotel. Complimentary continental breakfasts are served.
About the Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/South Bay
The Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/South Bay at 1925 W. 190th St. in Torrance, CA, is near downtown Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as well as StubHub Center, Manhattan Beach, the Queen Mary and the U.S. headquarters of Toyota and Honda. The hotel features 139 rooms and 12 suites on four floors as well as two meeting rooms with 1,358 square feet of flexible meeting space. The new lobby boasts The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. A fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool are among other amenities available. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXCT or call 1-310-532-1722.
About the Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/Palos Verdes
The Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/Palos Verdes at 2633 Sepulveda Blvd. in Torrance, CA, is blocks from the Del Amo Fashion Center and near the Long Beach Cruise Terminal, downtown Redondo Beach and Palos Verdes cliffs. The hotel offers 137 rooms and 12 suites on three floors in addition to two meeting rooms with 1,274 square feet of flexible meeting space ideal for corporate events and wedding group accommodations. The new lobby features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. A fitness center and outdoor pool are among other amenities available. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXTO or call 1-310-533-8000.
About the Residence Inn Los Angeles Torrance/Redondo Beach
The Residence Inn Los Angeles Torrance/Redondo Beach at 3701 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance, CA, is blocks from the Del Amo Fashion Center and just a short drive to Carson. Orange County attractions including Disneyland are nearby. The extended-stay hotel features 248 suites on two floors as well as a fitness center, outdoor pool, whirlpool and SportCourt for basketball, volleyball and tennis. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXTC or call 1-310-543-4566.
About the SpringHill Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
The Springhill Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach at 14620 Aviation Blvd. in Hawthorne, CA, is minutes from Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The hotel features 164 suites on six floors as well as three meeting rooms with 971 square feet. A 24-hour self-service business center, fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool also are available. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXHW or call 1-310-727-9595.
About the TownePlace Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
The TownePlace Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach at 14400 Aviation Blvd. Hawthorne, CA, is minutes from Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The hotel features 144 suites on four floors with a fitness center and outdoor pool available. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXHT or call 1-310-725-9696.
Media Contact: Theresa Chu, Marriott International, 1-310-451-1144, Theresa.Chu@marriott.com
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