Wednesday, July 18, 2012

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter on Cvent List of Top 100 Meeting Hotels in U.S.

Like the famed Alamo nearby, a premier Riverwalk hotel has now become the stuff of legend—at least in the realm of event planning—by holding off the competition to be named one of the top 100 meeting hotels in the United States.

The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel earned a No. 66 ranking from Cvent, the largest event management software company in country, in recognition of the hotel and its 63 meeting rooms with 60,000 square feet of event space. The San Antonio meeting space beat out 80,000 hotels and distinguished itself with its combination of luxury, privacy, service and amenities. Nearly 150,000 event and marketing professionals use Cvent software to manage 500,000 events and surveys nationwide.

This San Antonio Convention Center hotel towers over the River Walk area, offering gorgeous views and convenience to everything downtown San Antonio has to offer. The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter welcomes events of any size, from large conventions of up to 6,400 attendees to more intimate board meetings with up to 10 people. Its largest room, the Grand Ballroom (at almost 41,000 square feet), provides a foyer with ample room for guests to mingle during pre- or post-function activities and features back-lit reader boards throughout the floor. The property is also technically adept with the latest Wireless IT network capabilities. Amenities throughout all the spaces include state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, exceptional event menus, certified meeting coordinators and full-service tech support so that all presentations are engaging and successful.

In addition to the dynamic San Antonio meeting space, the hotel features a Starbucks onsite along with one of the city’s chicest and most vibrant dining experiences, Sazo’s Latin Grill. The restaurant features a Spanish-infused menu that includes tapas, paella and other local creations.

Convention-goers can rest their weary heads in one of 918 rooms or 82 suites on 38 floors with stunning views of San Antonio’s Riverwalk. Newly renovated rooms feature one king or two double beds with luxurious linens and plentiful pillows. High-end amenities include high-speed Internet, spacious work desks, Marriott’s Plug-In technology that allows guests to connect their laptops to high-definition LCD TVs, dual phone lines and premium satellite cable.