Just a few more weeks until pitchers and catchers start warming up and the 2013 baseball season starts picking up steam. Several teams begin their spring training in Phoenix, Arizona, and quite a few hotels are offering some nice perks and packages for baseball fans.
The Arizona Biltmore is offering a special Spring Training PLAY Package from March 1-31 and includes a baseball-themed amenity upon arrival, breakfast for two each morning, self parking and no resort charge.
Kimpton's Hotel Palomar Phoenix is located at the newest retail and entertainment district, CityScape, and has easy freeway access to the spring training home of the teams. Its Batter Up package combines discounted room rates with complimentary game-day goodies throughout the month of March, allowing fans to hit one out of the park with the perfect baseball-centered vacation. The Batter Up package includes 25 percent off the best available rate for guestrooms, two local beers and baseball-themed welcome treat, morning coffee and tea service in living room, a hosted evening wine reception in living room and complimentary access to Gold's Gym Elite.
The best warm-up to the Spring Training season begins at The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix. Located within a 27-mile radius of all 10 Phoenix stadiums, the hotel provides maps and directions to all Spring Training facilities, Cactus League game schedules, an American breakfast for two in bistro 24, complimentary overnight parking and an exclusive Spring Training amenity.