From far and wide, baseball fans flock to Mesa, Arizona each March to enjoy Chicago Cubs Spring Training, not to mention the great weather. With Cactus League Spring Training officially kicking off February 22, would-be travelers should know it is not too late to plan a baseball pilgrimage on a budget. Mesa hotels are offering special rates or packages that pair tickets with discount rates and amenities starting as low as $127 a night. More than a dozen premier properties even pair their savings with tickets to any Cubs home game at Hohokam Stadium. Pack up the kids, grab the sunscreen and get ready to catch the boys of summer this spring in Mesa, Arizona. Complete packages are also posted at VisitMesa.com/Baseball

Phoenix Marriott Mesa
This newly renovated hotel is located one mile south of Hohokam Stadium and is offering a SPRING TRAINING PACKAGE starting at $168/double occupancy and includes two Grand Stand tickets to a Cubs home game. Mesa¹s largest hotel property, the Phoenix-Marriott Mesa, completed a major renovation in late 2012 with a new fitness center and all renovated rooms, lobby, concierge lounge, hospitality suite and public areas. Tickets and rooms are limited. Rates are valid Feb. 24 ­ March 28, 2013. For reservations call 480-464-5026 or visit www.phoenixmarriottmesa.com

Holiday Inn Phoenix-Mesa
The Holiday Inn & Suites Phoenix-Mesa is located four miles from Hohokam Park and SPRING TRAINING PACKAGES start at $129, per night with game tickets (based on availability and tickets are non-refundable). The rate includes a standard room and welcome amenity. All guest rooms include complimentary wireless internet, microwaves and mini refrigerators and 32² flat panel screens. For reservations call 480-610-4314 at www.Holidayinn.com/phx-mesa

Country Inn and Suites
Be a part of history this year at the Country Inn & Suites, where spring training fans have stayed for years. The property boasts a variety of guest rooms including standard, suites and specialty suites. The hotel offers on-site amenities such as room service, heated pool, Jacuzzi and a fitness center. Reserve the CUBS SPECIAL includes, Standard or King Accommodations, complimentary full hot breakfast buffet, and free Wi-Fi. Rates start at $129.00 per night and are valid February 24 - March 30, 2013. For reservations call 480-641-8000 or visit www.countryinns.com/mesaaz

Dobson Ranch Inn
Be a part of the history at Dobson Ranch Inn, where baseball greats Hank Aaron, Joe Garigiola, Reggie Jackson, Sandy Kofax, Dizzy Dean, and Tommy LaSorta have all rested their heads over the years. The property boasts a variety of guest rooms including standard, executive king and two-room suites. The resort offers on-site amenities such as room service, heated pool, two Jacuzzis and a fitness center. Reserve the CUBS SPECIAL which includes, Standard or King Accommodations, complimentary full American breakfast buffet, and free Wi-Fi. Rates start at $127 for standard accommodations and $149 for executive King per night. Valid February 24 - March 30, 2013. For reservations call 480-831-7000, 800-528-1356 or visit www.dobsonranchinn.com

Hyatt Place Phoenix-Mesa
Book a SPRING TRAINING PACKAGE at Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa at the discounted rate of $179 per night. Chicago Cubs spring training home game tickets are available for guests to purchase in advance directly from the hotel. Rates are valid through April 4, 2013. Hyatt Place is Mesa¹s newest hotel located
at the 250-acre Mesa Riverview entertainment complex. Guest rooms feature walk-in showers, granite counters, wet bars, 42-inch high-definition televisions, sofa-sleepers and high-speed Internet access. Guests at Hyatt Place will enjoy our complimentary AM Skillet hot breakfast along with Starbucks® specialty coffees. For reservations call 480-754-8651 or visit www.phoenixmesa.place.hyatt.com

Best Western Mezona Inn
The Mezona continues to provide the ideal location for the best fans of spring training baseball as it has each and every year since the beginning of the Cactus League. As the spring training home of the Cubs minor league players, a stay here often comes with some star sightings. The CUBS SPRING TRAINING PACKAGE includes two tickets a game of choice, welcome amenity and daily complimentary hot breakfast. Packages start at $189.00 per night. For reservations call 480-834-9233 or visit www.mezonainn.com

Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa
Join the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa and come see Spring Training in action. The SPRING TRAINING PACKAGE rates start at $214.00/night and includes daily full breakfast buffet, transportation to Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, transportation to the Metro Light Rail to get to nearby stadiums and
complimentary internet. One of Mesa¹s largest hotels, the Hilton boasts a new business center, fitness center features state-of-the-art Precor equipment, ceiling fans and televisions. In addition, guests can purchase premium Cubs spring training tickets through the Reservation Team prior to arrival. Valid February 22 ­ March 31, 2013. For reservations call 480-833-5555 or visit www.hiltonphoenixeast.com

Quality Inn & Suites
At Mesa¹s Quality Inn & Suites, guests booking their SPRING TRAINING CUBS PACKAGE will receive a King or Double bed suite, featuring a kitchenette, Deluxe Continental Breakfast each morning, free Wi-Fi and two Spring Training tickets for $154.99 plus tax per night. Mesa¹s Quality Inn & Suites hotel is ideally located with easy access to nearby attractions and just a few miles from Hohokam Stadium. The Cubs package is available through March 31, 2013. For reservations call 480-964-2897 or visit www.qualityinn.com. At the Quality Inn & Suites Mesa/Superstition Mall, CUBS PACKAGES start at $125.99, includes one night accommodations, 2 game tickets, and hot breakfast. For reservations call 480-807-7760.

Residence Inn Phoenix Mesa
The all-suite property Residence Inn Mesa/Phoenix the CHICAGO CUBS SPRING TRAINING PACKAGE starts at $174 and features deluxe suite accommodations, Spring Training welcome amenity and two Cubs tickets. Without tickets rates start at $154 per night. Guests can call ahead to the hotel to reserve
priority seating at the season¹s top games. Rates are valid through March 31. For reservations call 480-610-0100, 800-331-3131 or visit www.residenceinnphoenixmesa.com