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Hotel in Raleigh Sponsors Shaw University Department of Athletics

Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown Teams Up With Others in Sponsorship

RALEIGH, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 02/05/14 -- The Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown offers visitors a sense of community at its extended-stay hotel in Raleigh, NC, so it's no surprise that investing in the local community is a priority, too. This year, the hotel teamed up with others in the Summit Hospitality group to sponsor Shaw University's Department of Athletics.

With the generous sponsorship, this hotel near downtown Raleigh, NC and others within the hospitality group will be able to benefit the university department in a number of ways including branding, hosting visiting teams, advertising on the university website, game day announcements, hole sponsorship for the football team's golf outing and hosting teams for the university's Softball Challenge.

The Softball Challenge, taking place February 21st, 22nd and 23rd, is the perfect opportunity for guests of this hotel near Red Hat Amphitheater to experience the excitement of college athletics. The 3-day tournament brings some of the top NCAA Division II teams from the region to compete, and with nine fields and games every 2 hours, there are plenty of chances to catch the action.

The Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown offers a comfortable place to stay for athletes and vacationers alike. Suite accommodations feature plenty of space and amenities such as a full kitchen, sleeper sofa and complimentary Wi-Fi. Whether training for a game or just trying to stay in shape, guests enjoy access to the fitness center, outdoor pool and both volleyball and tennis courts. To ensure visitors have the energy they need, each morning starts with a complimentary hot breakfast, while weekday evenings host a social hour with complimentary beer, wine and snacks.

About the Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown
The Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown resembles a home from the outside, but within its walls travelers are treated to the amenities and services they expect from a quality hotel stay. With a neighborhood-style setting, executive penthouses and spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, this pet-friendly Raleigh, NC hotel is a popular choice for both extended-stay and short-stay guests. Accommodations feature contemporary decor, a sleeper sofa, cozy bedding and a full kitchen with stove, oven and refrigerator; many suites also offer a fireplace. Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning in the Gatehouse, where evenings host a complimentary social hour every Monday through Thursday. Those who want to get out and explore can visit nearby attractions including the Carolina Hurricanes' PNC Arena, malls at Crabtree Valley and North Hills, NC State University, the state fairgrounds, Carter Finley Stadium, Red Hat Amphitheater and shopping, dining and entertainment at Triangle Town Center. To maintain a healthy lifestyle, visitors have access to a fitness center, outdoor pool and volleyball and tennis courts. Business travelers can host up to 20 clients or colleagues in the boardroom.

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