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The top hotels in Tampa, USA

We ranked the top hotels in Tampa, Florida, USA based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations, and user ratings.

119 guest reviews

This historical 1926 Tampa hotel is 16 minutes’ walk from the Tampa Convention Center. Live entertainment is featured in The Sapphire Room bar, and The Crystal Dining Room offers fine dining. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV, and desk are featur...

Guests liked the large rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Guests noted the affordable parking. Near the city cen...

Located: 0.5 km from center.

55 guest reviews

This hotel is located 6 miles from Tampa International Airport. It has an outdoor pool with sun-lounger terrace, and offers spacious suites with free Wi-Fi, and fully-equipped kitchens. Suites at the Residence Inn Tampa Downtown have luxury bedding ...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Rooms had minibars & kitchenettes. Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Near the city center & beach; sightseeing, restaurants &am...

Located: 0.5 km from center.

Located opposite University of South Florida, this pet friendly hotel features free Wi-Fi and a daily continental breakfast. Entertainment and nightlife of Ybor City are 10 miles away. A flat-screen cable TV and a desk are found in each simply decor...

Guests liked the large rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Guests liked the large bathrooms, though some said cleanliness could be improved. Easily accessible by car; guests noted the affordable parking. Sight...

Located: 12.5 km from center.

for couples
309 guest reviews

This Tampa hotel is 1.6 km from the Tampa Airport and 4 km from WestShore Plaza. Features include a free transfer service with limited hours of operation, on-site dining, and an outdoor heated pool. In addition to free WiFi, each guest room at the T...

Guests liked the large rooms, though some said they were dated & cleanliness & maintenance could be improved. Guests liked the large bathrooms, though some said cleanliness could be improved. Near the airport. Easily accessible by car; guests...

Excellent choice for couples.

Located: 6.5 km from center.

popular in 2015
706 guest reviews

This hotel is located on Tampa Bay and is 5.4 km from downtown Tampa. This hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free shuttle service to the Tampa International Airport. Rooms at the Bay Harbor include a coffee maker and balcony. A refriger...

Rooms had views. Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Near the airport. Near the city center & beach; shopping, re...

In 2015, this property was one of our most booked in Tampa!

Located: 11.2 km from center.

for families

Across from the University of South Florida 3.1 km from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, this Tampa, Florida hotel offers a free local transfer service to local attractions. The guestrooms at the Tampa Wingate by Wyndham feature refrigerators, mi...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Easily accessible by car; guests noted the affordable parking. Sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby...

Excellent choice for families.

Located: 12.6 km from center.

popular in 2015

Located 4.2 km from Ybor City, this Tampa Quality Inn features free WiFi and a free continental breakfast. Extras include an outdoor heated pool and on-site exercise room. Seminole Hard Rock Casino is 7 minutes' drive away. Free coffee and a free we...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Guests liked the comfortable beds. Guests appreciated the large bathrooms. Easily accessible by car; guests noted the affordable parking. Near the city center; ...

In 2015, this property was one of our most booked in Tampa!

Located: 5.9 km from center.

Located in Tampa, this Florida hotel offers a full-service spa and outdoor rooftop pool with a hot tub. The Amalie Arena and Tampa Convention Centre are adjacent to the hotel. Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel rooms are elegantly furnished with a class...

Rooms had views. Guests liked the large, clean rooms. Guests appreciated the clean bathrooms. Near the city center; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Near public transit. Easily accessible by car. Guests enjoyed the pool & fit...

Located: 0.8 km from center.

75 guest reviews

This Central Tampa hotel Located next to the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and the Hillsborough River. Features include a full-service restaurant and bar as well as rooms include free WiFi. Every guest room at the Tampa Barrymore Hotel offers...

Rooms had views. Some guests said the rooms were dated & maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Easily accessible by car. Near the city center; sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Gues...

Located: 0.8 km from center.

207 guest reviews

This hotel is located inside the Tampa International Airport and 4.8 km from the International Plaza Mall. An outdoor pool and spacious accommodation is offered. Modern furnishings decorate each noise-proof room of Tampa Airport Marriott. A 37-inch ...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Rooms had views. Near the airport. Shopping, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests appreciated the fr...

Located: 8.4 km from center.

for groups

Located opposite Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, this pet friendly motel features free WiFi and a daily continental breakfast. Central Tampa is less than 10 miles away. A flat-screen cable TV and ironing facilities are found in each simply decorated room a...

Excellent choice for a group of friends.

Located: 10.1 km from center.

286 guest reviews

Located 8 minutes' drive from Tampa International Airport, this Florida hotel offers free airport shuttles and free shuttles within a 5 km radius. It's spacious, contemporary guest rooms provide free WiFi. Guests at Tampa Stadium Hotel can relax in ...

Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Some guests commented the rooms were dated. Near the airport. Easily accessible by car. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. Guests spoke highly of the reception staff. .

Located: 6.5 km from center.

This smoke-free hotel is located within the upscale International Plaza and Bay Street Shopping Center. Free Tampa Airport shuttle service and 24-hour room service are offered. Renaissance Tampa International Plaza features lobby bar and restaurant,...

Guests liked the clean rooms, though some commented they were dated. Rooms had views. Guests appreciated the clean bathrooms. Shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Near the airport. Easily accessible by car; parking available. Guests ...

Located: 6.3 km from center.

Located in Tampa, this hotel is only 20 minutes' drive from Bush Gardens theme park. It offers a free airport shuttle service, an outdoor pool, and deluxe buffet breakfast. Breakfast items include Belgian waffles, pastries, and fresh fruit. Guests c...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Guests appreciated the large bathrooms. Near the airport. Shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car. Guests appreciated...

Located: 11.8 km from center.

Located off Interstate 75 Exit 270, this Florida hotel features an outdoor pool and daily continental breakfast with hard-boiled eggs. Guests can admire wildlife from a canoe or kayak at Canoe Escape 11 miles away. A microwave and small refrigerator...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms. Guests liked the quiet rooms. Guests appreciated the clean bathrooms. Shopping, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car. Guests appreciated the friendly, professional staff. Guests spoke highly of ...

Located: 21.4 km from center.

The 15 hotels near Tampa downtown

138 guest reviews

Located in Tampa, Florida, Hilton Tampa Downtown features a rooftop heated outdoor pool and hot tub in addition to a 24-hour fitness centre. The Florida Aquarium is 1.6 km away, and The University of Tampa is 9 minutes' walk from the hotel. Includin...

Guests liked the clean rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Near the city center; sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easil...

Located: 0.1 km from center.

83 guest reviews

Offering an outdoor pool, this Tampa hotel is located along the Hillsborough River and is 643 metres from the Tampa Museum of Art. Features include a restaurant and rooms with free WiFi. A flat-screen cable TV, desk, and coffee-making facilities are...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Guests liked the comfortable beds. Near the city center; sightseeing nearby. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. .

Located: 0.1 km from center.

104 guest reviews

This waterfront hotel in Tampa is 4 blocks from the Tampa Convention Center. The hotel features spacious rooms, on-site dining and an outdoor pool with views of the Hillsborough River. Guest rooms at the Riverwalk Tampa Sheraton feature a 32-inch fl...

Rooms had views. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Some guests said the rooms were dated & maintenance could be improved. Near the city center; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Eas...

Located: 0.1 km from center.

42 guest reviews

The Florida Aquarium is 2.4 km from this hotel in Tampa. The hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, while guest rooms include flat-screen cable TV and coffee facilities. Rooms at the Courtyard Tampa Downtown are furnished with a work d...

Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Some guests said the rooms were dated & maintenance could be improved. Easily accessible by car. Shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. G...

Located: 0.5 km from center.

119 guest reviews

This historical 1926 Tampa hotel is 16 minutes’ walk from the Tampa Convention Center. Live entertainment is featured in The Sapphire Room bar, and The Crystal Dining Room offers fine dining. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV, and desk are featur...

Guests liked the large rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Guests noted the affordable parking. Near the city cen...

Located: 0.5 km from center.

55 guest reviews

This hotel is located 6 miles from Tampa International Airport. It has an outdoor pool with sun-lounger terrace, and offers spacious suites with free Wi-Fi, and fully-equipped kitchens. Suites at the Residence Inn Tampa Downtown have luxury bedding ...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Rooms had minibars & kitchenettes. Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Near the city center & beach; sightseeing, restaurants &am...

Located: 0.5 km from center.

93 guest reviews

Centrally located in Tampa, Florida, this hotel features an on-site fitness centre. It is just 850 metres from The University of Tampa. A flat-screen cable TV comes standard in each room at Le Méridien Tampa hotel. An iPod docking station and CD pl...

Guests liked the clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Near the city center; sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car. Guests appreciated the friendly, professional staff. Guests spoke highl...

Located: 0.6 km from center.

Directly connected to the Tampa Convention Center, this all-suite hotel is close to the beaches of St. Pete and Clearwater, and offers comfortable accommodations and enjoyable amenities. Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown Convention Center is located rig...

Guests liked the large rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Near the city center; shopping, sightseeing, restauran...

Located: 0.7 km from center.

Located in Tampa, this Florida hotel offers a full-service spa and outdoor rooftop pool with a hot tub. The Amalie Arena and Tampa Convention Centre are adjacent to the hotel. Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel rooms are elegantly furnished with a class...

Rooms had views. Guests liked the large, clean rooms. Guests appreciated the clean bathrooms. Near the city center; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Near public transit. Easily accessible by car. Guests enjoyed the pool & fit...

Located: 0.8 km from center.

75 guest reviews

This Central Tampa hotel Located next to the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and the Hillsborough River. Features include a full-service restaurant and bar as well as rooms include free WiFi. Every guest room at the Tampa Barrymore Hotel offers...

Rooms had views. Some guests said the rooms were dated & maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Easily accessible by car. Near the city center; sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Gues...

Located: 0.8 km from center.

Situated in historic Ybor City, Florida, this non-smoking hotel features an outdoor pool and a transfer service within 5 km, including to Port Tampa Bay. Free WiFi and a daily hot breakfast buffet are provided. A microwave and refrigerator come stan...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Near the city center; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car. Gue...

Located: 1.9 km from center.

Situated one block from the Ybor City, Tampa’s shopping, dining and entertainment district, this hotel features an outdoor pool. Guest rooms include cable TV with pay-per-view movies. Guests staying with the Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Ybor Historic D...

Guests liked the clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Some guests noted the rooms could be quieter. Near the city center; shopping, restaurants & bars near...

Located: 2.5 km from center.

58 guest reviews

The Hyde Park Hotel is less than 2 miles from Tampa city centre and 6 miles away from Tampa International Airport. All guests have will access to free Wi-Fi. Every traditional room at this hotel has a full kitchen, complete with a refrigerator and m...

Some guests commented the rooms were small & dated, and that maintenance could be improved. Guests liked the clean bathrooms, though some said they were small. Near the city center; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests not...

Located: 2.6 km from center.

This boutique Tampa hotel features 2 on-site restaurants, an appointment-only full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. The restaurants and shops of Channelside Bay Plaza are 4.2 km away. Free WiFi, a 42-inch flat-screen cable TV, and minibar are featu...

Guests liked the comfortable beds. Guests liked the large rooms. Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved. Guests appreciated the friendly, professional staff. Guests spoke highly of the reception staff. .

Located: 3.1 km from center.

136 guest reviews

This hotel is 4.7 km from and Raymond James Stadium. The hotel offers a full-service spa, a full-service restaurant with lounge, an outdoor tiki-style pool. Tahitian Inn & Spa Tampa features a microwave and refrigerator in every guest room. Guests w...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Guests liked the large bathrooms, though some said cleanliness could be improved. Easily accessible by car; guests noted the affordable parking...

Located: 4.8 km from center.

General information about Tampa

Tampa is a city on Tampa Bay, along Florida’s Gulf Coast. A major business center, it’s also known for its museums and other cultural offerings. Busch Gardens is an African-themed amusement park with thrill rides and animal-viewing areas. The historic Ybor City neighborhood, developed by Cuban and Spanish cigar-factory workers at the turn of the 20th century, is a dining and nightlife destination.

Airports in Tampa

Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Address: 4100 George J Bean Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33607, United States
Tampa International Airport is a public airport six miles west of Downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. This airport is publicly owned by Hillsborough County Aviation Authority.

St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport (PIE)

Address: 14700 Terminal Blvd #221, Clearwater, FL 33762, United States
St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport is a public/military airport in Pinellas County, Florida serving the Tampa Bay Area. It is nine miles north of downtown St. Petersburg, USA and seven miles southeast of Clearwater.

Sarasota Bradenton Airport (SRQ)

What to see in Tampa - top places to visit in Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335-acre 19th century African-themed animal theme park located in the city of Tampa, Florida.
Type: Theme park in Tampa, Florida
Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, United States

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Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium is a 501 not-for-profit organization, publicly operated institution located in Tampa, Florida, United States. It is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot aquarium and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida. In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine, and is recognized by the State ...

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Museum of Science & Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry is a not-for-profit, science museum located in Tampa, Florida, US. It is a community-based institution and educational resource that is dedicated to advancing public ...

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Adventure Island

Adventure Island is a water park located northeast of Tampa, Florida across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. The park features 30 acres of water rides, dining, and other attractions.

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Amalie Arena

Amalie Arena is an arena in Tampa, Florida, that has been used for ice hockey, basketball, and arena football games, as well as concerts.
Type: Arena in Tampa, Florida
Address: 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, United States

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Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue is an animal sanctuary near Tampa, Florida, United States, devoted to rescuing and housing exotic felines, rehabilitating injured or orphaned native wild cats, and ending the private ...

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Raymond James Stadium

Raymond James Stadium, also known as the "Ray Jay", is a multi-purpose football stadium located in Tampa, Florida. It is home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League as well as the NCAA's South Florida Bulls football team.

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Glazer Children's Museum

The Glazer Children's Museum is located at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, Florida. It is located downtown, next door to the Tampa Museum of Art and Curtis Hixon Park, alongside the Tampa Riverwalk. It is part of the Waterfront Arts District.

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Henry B. Plant Museum

The Henry B. Plant Museum is located in the south wing of Plant Hall on the University of Tampa’s campus, at 401 West Kennedy Boulevard.
Type: Museum in Tampa, Florida
Address: 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606, United States

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Tampa Convention Center

The Tampa Convention Center is a mid-sized convention center located in downtown Tampa, Florida at the mouth of the Hillsborough River. It has both waterfront views of Tampa Bay and views of the city's skyline.

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SS American Victory

SS American Victory is a Victory ship which saw brief service in the Pacific Theater of Operations during the waning months of World War II, Korea from 1951-1954, and Vietnam from 1967-1969.

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Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World is a chain of three outdoor dinosaur theme parks in the US. Locations include Plant City, Florida, Glen Rose, Texas, and Cave City, Kentucky. The parks each feature over 150 life-size dinosaur sculptures created by Christer Svensson.

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Lettuce Lake Park

Lettuce Lake Park is a 240-acre Hillsborough County-run park just outside the city limits of Tampa, Florida. It is located on Fletcher Avenue between Interstate 75 and the University of South Florida. The park opened in 1982.

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Falcon's Fury

Falcon's Fury is a free-standing Sky Jump drop tower attraction at the Busch Gardens Tampa amusement park in Tampa, Florida, United States.
Type: Amusement park ride in Tampa, Florida

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The Tampa Theatre and Office Building

The Tampa Theatre and Office Building is a historic U.S. theater and city landmark in the Uptown District of downtown Tampa, Florida. On January 3, 1978, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

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Ybor City Museum State Park

Ybor City Museum State Park is a Florida State Park in Tampa, Florida's Ybor City. The museum occupies the former Ferlita Bakery building at 1818 9th Avenue in the Ybor City Historic District.

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Cheetah Hunt

Cheetah Hunt is a steel launched roller coaster currently open and operating at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Tampa, Florida. It opened to the public on May 27, 2011 alongside a new cheetah exhibit - Cheetah Run.

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Tampa Museum of Art

Waterfront space with translucent ceilings & polished stone floors housing modern & classical art.
Type: Museum in Tampa, Florida
Address: 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602, United States

SheiKra

SheiKra is a steel Dive Coaster roller coaster at the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay amusement park in Tampa, Florida, United States.
Type: Roller Coaster
Address: Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, United States

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