EAST LANSING, MI–(Marketwire – October 1, 2010) – Step out for some fun and excitement and enjoy the festivities of the 13th Annual East Lansing Film Festival along with upscale Lansing, Michigan lodging for an adventure that is sure to allow for an escape from the everyday routine. The 2010 festival events are set for Oct. 20-28 on the campus of Michigan State University.
The East Lansing Film Festival screens independent and foreign feature, documentary, short and student films from around the world and is the largest and most diverse festival of its kind in Michigan. Since its birth in 1997 the festival has been dedicated to presenting quality films in an effort to expose its audience to diverse cultures, ideas and creative works. Film festival attendees will find the Marriott’s University Place Hotel, Lansing, Michigan perfect for the festivities as it is conveniently located within easy walking distance of Michigan State University. The festival is produced through the efforts of the university and the City of East Lansing.
Guest accommodations at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place include newly renovated, ultra-flexible guest rooms that include plush bedding ensembles, cable/satellite service with pay-per-view movies, high-speed Internet access and in-room coffee/tea service. The hotel also offers an indoor pool, whirlpool and onsite fitness center for added relaxation and convenience.
Restaurants in East Lansing, Michigan are plentiful and guests will find sophisticated dining within the hotel at the Bistro 43 Restaurant and Lounge. The restaurant menu features modern American entrées served daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the lounge offers exciting cocktails and drinks along with a full dinner menu. Other popular East Lansing, Michigan restaurants are located nearby and include national chains and local favorites offering a wide variety of menu options from steak and sushi to sandwiches and colorful international libations.
About the East Lansing Marriott at University Place Hotel
The East Lansing Marriott at University Place hotel is conveniently located just a block from the campus of Michigan State University and provides impeccable accommodations and unsurpassed service whether traveling for business or pleasure. Business travelers will especially enjoy spacious work desks and a full service business center, in addition to high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel. With 12,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, the elegant University Ballroom and on-site exhibition area, the Marriott at University Place is well prepared to host business conferences, corporate meetings and sophisticated social gatherings.