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Ski In Style, Stay In Warmth With Limited-Time Deal From Courtyard Mahwah

Mahwah, NJ, hotel offers deluxe accommodations, special rates at Tuxedo Ridge, complimentary pizza from The Bistro


MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Mahwah hopes to lift the spirits of skiers heading to the Garden State with a limited-time deal that offers special savings and cozy quarters.


The Mahwah hotel in Bergen County, NJ, has dusted off its Ski and Stay Package to give snow lovers deluxe accommodations from $119 to $129 when they stay Thursday through Sunday for at least two nights. The offer is good until April 30, 2014, and includes special rates at Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center, hot chocolate for up to four and a complimentary pizza from The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect., the hotel's new café-style restaurant. 

Tuxedo Ridge in Tuxedo, NY, is about 30 minutes from the Mahwah, NJ, hotel, and features seven trails for guests of all ages plus a beginners' area. Whether skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing, visitors will appreciate the 100 acres nestled in more than 25,000 acres of Sterling Forest State Park. The center sports four double chairlifts, a pro shop, full-service rental department with Elan skis and Burton snowboards, pub, cafeteria and warming hut lounge all managed by a professional staff. Many of the instructors and coaches also are USSA/FIS-certified. Special musical performances are scheduled through March and include performances by Jeremy Langdale, Steve Alexander Band, Acoustic Adventure Band, Joe Heider Trio and Heated Exchange Trio.  The event calendar includes a chili cook-off contest, cupcake wars, karaoke night, comedy performance and cardboard race.

After an adventurous day on the slopes (The Bowl, Alley Cat, Bunny Hill, Racing Hill, Tiger Pass, Rainbow, Tiger West and The Lynk), visitors can return to the Mahwah, NJ, hotel to find warm and comfortable spaces to eat, drink, socialize and sleep in style. The newly renovated lobby boasts The Bistro, where hungry lodgers can enjoy the complimentary pizza included in the Mahwah, NJ, hotel package. The casual eatery also serves salads, burgers, soups and sandwiches to satisfy a hearty appetite and Starbucks coffees to hit the spot when guests feel a little cold. During the evenings, a number of craft, domestic and imported beers are offered in addition to wines by the glass and custom concocted cocktails created by friendly bartenders – another way chilly skiers can warm their souls. A toasty fireplace in the lobby is surrounded by comfortable seating so guests can enjoy the mountain views while sipping on coffee or hot chocolate.

Guests can then retire to well-appointed, recently reimagined rooms for a sound night's sleep on thick mattresses topped with designer bedding, cotton-rich linens and plenty of fluffy pillows. Complimentary high-speed Internet access allows adventurers to check snow levels and post photos to social media channels, while 32-inch flat-screen TVs will keep everyone occupied and entertained with available pay-per-view movies. Coffeemakers are ideal to give guests who are usually slow to get their days started a bit of a java jolt while staying snuggled up in their rooms. Mini-refrigerators, irons and ironing boards, Revive bathroom products and hairdryers are among amenities visitors can expect from the Courtyard Mahwah.

To take advantage of the Ski and Stay Package before it blows away, travelers should use promotion code P22 when booking online or calling 1-800-228-9290.

About the Courtyard Mahwah

The Courtyard Mahwah at 140 Route 17 South in Mahwah, NJ, sits in Bergen County and is near Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center and Campgaw Mountain. The hotel features 134 rooms and 12 suites on three floors as well as two meeting rooms with 1,300 square feet of flexible event space, a new lobby, The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect, fitness center and indoor pool. For information, visit or call 1-201-529-5200. 

About Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to or contact a travel professional.

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