Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers special Kentucky Derby rates.

If you haven’t already made your Lexington hotel reservation for the Kentucky Derby, check out the special event rate from Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa from $269 per night.

The Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is located an hour from Churchill Downs and boasts easy access to I-64. The Lexington hotel is also situated on over 220 picturesque acres, making it the perfect escape for horse-aficionados and enthusiasts to get away and enjoy some time away during this infamous event.

Before or after you sport big hats and sip Mint Juleps at the race, enjoy the property’s 18-hole golf course, full service spa, indoor and outdoor pools, outdoor fire pit, state-of-the-art fitness center and fabulous dining. Or, bring the whole family to the nearby Kentucky Horse Park where you can get up close and personal with a variety of horses with a hands-on animal experience.

The Kentucky Derby rate is per room, plus tax. The rate is valid from April 29, 2010 to May 2, 2010 and based upon availability.

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About Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

Enveloped by the rolling meadows of Bluegrass Country, the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa hotel in Lexington, Kentucky, invites guests to discover unmatched Southern hospitality. The genteel ambiance at this Keeneland hotel has been revived by sweeping renovations featuring sparkling facilities and a full-service spa. Retreat to plush guest rooms after playing some of the finest greens on the magnificent Rees Jones-designed golf course or indulging in the rejuvenating powers of soothing spa treatments offered by The Spa at Griffin Gate. Dinner is served at JW’s Steakhouse, featuring a selection of classic wines and Angus steaks. Envision being in the winner’s circle after a successful business engagement at the renowned Mansion, a meticulously restored 19th Century antebellum manor perfect for events, or experience a magical Lexington wedding with the perfect blend of tradition and imagination.

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