The Williamsburg Hotel & Conference Center Opens in Former Marriott Location

Leisure and event-focused property is the closest hotel to Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and with over 45,000 square feet of function space is now the premier event and wedding venue in Williamsburg.

WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA, March 27, 2012 – The Williamsburg Hotel & Conference Center, formerly Marriott Williamsburg, announced its grand reopening in the heart of Virginia’s #1 tourist destination.

The property is centrally located off US-60 and is the closest hotel to Busch Gardens Williamsburg, one of the nation’s Top 10 amusement parks. Other popular Williamsburg attractions within five miles of the hotel include historic Colonial Williamsburg, Water Country USA, Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown, the Kingsmill Resort area as well as access to world-famous Williamsburg golfing.

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In addition to its prime location, guests and Williamsburg tour groups can enjoy ample on-site comforts and amenities. Features of The Williamsburg include:

  • 295 spacious guest rooms and suites
  • Friendly concierge desk
  • Over 45,000 square feet of event and wedding space
  • 3 on-site dining options and room service
  • Indoor pool with connecting outdoor pool
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Professional tennis courts, open seasonally
  • Basketball court
  • Game/recreation room
  • Full-service business center
  • Complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet
  • Complimentary car and bus parking
  • 100% smoke-free accommodations

The Williamsburg also serves as a full-service conference center specializing in a wide array of events from corporate functions to elegant weddings and other social events. Facilities include 45 meeting rooms, a 714-seat auditorium and the signature President’s Ballroom, which accommodates nearly 1,700 guests. The Williamsburg is also home to an award-winning culinary team for on-site catering services.

“The Williamsburg looks forward to providing its guest with excellent lodging and guest amenities while also embracing the neighborhoods southern charm,” said Sherri Wozniak, Director of Sales at The Williamsburg Hotel & Conference Center. “We are thrilled to host returning guests to the property as well as to provide lodging to new leisure, tour and business travelers.”

The Williamsburg is now accepting reservations for all dates, just in time for Spring Break and the start of the spring season at Busch Gardens and Colonial Williamsburg. For more information or for reservations, call 1-757-220-2500 or visit the website at:www.thewilliamsburghotelcc.com

The Williamsburg Hotel & Conference Center

50 Kingsmill Road

Williamsburg, VA 23185

Contact: Sherri Wozniak

Title: Director of Sales

Phone: 757-259-5695

E-mail: swozniak@chrco.com