Championship-winning sports teams, amusement parks, historic neighborhoods, iconic dining and endless shopping and entertainment — Tampa truly has it all.
Once you hop off the plane at our award-winning airport, you can explore the sights and sounds of Tampa’s diverse and growing neighborhoods. Walk in the footsteps of cigar factory workers in Ybor City, take in the best music at Gasparilla Music Festival, browse fascinating museums and galleries, catch a Bucs game, and the list goes on and on.
We’re sharing the best Tampa hotels, offering you the best crashing pads for your next Tampa adventure.
The Tampa EDITION
500 Channelside Dr. | (813) 221-4600
Water Street is Tampa’s newest and trendiest urban development, a wellness-focused waterfront community with the best of the best retail, restaurants and thoughtfully crafted public spaces. The newly opened EDITION is as luxurious as expected. Beautiful, home to seven food and beverage outlets, an expansive spa and a fitness center and a ninth-floor pool — you’ll be in the heart of the latest and best of Tampa, including cultural institutions, entertainment, recreation, dining and shopping. As Tampa’s first five-star hotel, the dining options are sublime. Michelin-starred chef and California native John Fraser is helming five of its dining concepts: Lilac, Azure at EDITION, Market at EDITION, Lobby Bar and Pool Bar. You also won’t want to miss the Punch Room and Arts Club for unique evening experiences.
*Pet friendly, contact hotel for details
Tampa Marriott Water Street
505 Water St. | (813) 221-4900
Located in upbeat Downtown Tampa, you’ll be right along Tampa’s scenic riverfront with views of the water or Tampa skyline. The hotel is the perfect lodging for discovering all that Downtown Tampa has to offer – the Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Aquarium, Amalie Arena, Sparkman Wharf, and countless museums – the possibilities are endless.
*Pet friendly, fee applies
JW Marriott Water Street
510 Water St. | (813) 221-4950
These luxurious digs are located in Tampa’s sophisticated new Water Street neighborhood. Resort-style pools with water views, an onsite spa and six onsite dining concepts are just a few reasons to stay at this modern, elegant hotel.
*No pets allowed
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
5223 Orient Rd. | (866) 388-4263
Home to one of the largest casinos in the U.S., a world-class entertainment venue and award-winning restaurants, you won’t run out of things to do at this hotel. The Hard Rock Event Center frequently hosts performances from the world’s largest stars and onsite bars and lounges feature regular live music. A spa, fine dining, three pools, shopping outlets and an expansive casino with slots and table games offer ample opportunity to seek thrills and unwind without ever leaving the property. If you choose to venture outside, the Florida State Fairgrounds is next door and downtown is under 10 minutes away.
*Pet friendly, fee applies
1412 E. 7th Ave. | (813) 568-1200
The best of historic Ybor City is right outside your doorstep when you stay at Hotel Haya, a new, artfully designed boutique hotel with lots of personality. It’s located in one of Tampa’s most well-known neighborhoods and nearby you’ll find cigar bars, legendary restaurants, nightlife, street chickens and everything else that eclectic Ybor is known for. The hotel is new, modern and stylish, with a great restaurant and coffee bar onsite, as well as a pool for lounging.
2545 N. Rocky Point Dr. | (813) 281-2545
With picturesque views of Tampa Bay, Current is situated right along the water on Rocky Point peninsula and is close to the airport, downtown and shopping outlets like Westshore Plaza and is within walking distance of popular water view dining outlets like Rusty Pelican and Whiskey Joe’s. Take in the sunset by the pool or at the rooftop lounge, or relax on benches along the private waterfront. It’s in a quiet neighborhood close to two highways that grant easy access across the Bay to Clearwater and St. Petersburg.
*No pets allowed
Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection
1207 S. Howard Ave. | (855) 829-2536
As its namesake indicates, Epicurean is the perfect hotel for those devoted to the enjoyment of Tampa’s finer pleasures, comforts and style. The vibe is modern, eclectic and cozy. In the trendy South Tampa neighborhood, onsite food offerings are chef-driven and dedicated to cultivating the perfect foodie experience. Nextdoor is the world-famous Bern’s Steak House and many other interesting restaurants are close to this location. A few steps away is Bayshore Boulevard, where you can go for a scenic waterfront walk and burn off all the food and wine you’re sure to enjoy.
*No pets allowed
Aloft Tampa Downtown
100 W. Kennedy Blvd. | (813) 898-8000
It’s in a great location, right along the Tampa Riverwalk in the heart of bustling downtown, so you’ll never run out of things to do. Museums, the Tampa Theatre, restaurants, parks – it’s all right outside. You’ll be in the perfect place to check out the nearby Channelside neighborhood, Armature Works along the riverfront or The University of Tampa and Hyde Park, just across the river. Like most Aloft hotels, the rooms are contemporary and comfortable with a fun, funky vibe. There’s an outdoor pool and fitness center onsite.
*Pet friendly, no fee
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Dr. | (813) 874-1234
The Grand Hyatt is perfect for a relaxing getaway and with its amenities, you won’t need to step foot off the property. Thirty-five waterfront acres are perfect for bird watching on the boardwalk or manatee spotting on the boat dock. There’s a 9.5-mile Bayside trail and paddleboard, kayak or jet ski rentals onsite. Tennis, pickleball and basketball courts and two outdoor pools are more fun options for guests. The coastal-inspired guest rooms are spacious and elegant, with villa and casita options available. The hotel’s restaurant, Oystercatchers, is also a fine-dining favorite for visitors and locals alike.
*Pet friendly rooms in the casitas, fee applies