Best Hotels in Tampa

Best Hotels in Tampa Bay Area

The Current Hotel, Autograph Collection

If you’re planning a vacation in Florida, you can’t miss our experts’ list of the best hotels in Tampa.

The first property we would like to share is the 4-star Current Hotel, part of the Autograph Collection.

The queen rooms, king rooms, and suites can sleep between two and four people and provide a perfect environment for recharging your batteries after an action-packed day.

When it comes to dining venues, the Current Hotel offers Julian Restaurant and Rox Rooftop Bar.

No vacation in Tampa can be considered complete without spending some much-needed time by a pool. Make the most of the hotel’s outdoor pool, soak up the Florida sun, and enjoy the poolside menu of drinks and small bites.

Guests staying at this property will also benefit from a fitness center, a convenience store, and valet parking (at an extra cost).

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

Another interesting property in the Tampa Bay Area is the 4-star Grand Hyatt.

Providing a wide range of casitas, suites, and rooms, this hotel is an excellent option for a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or a gathering with friends.

Enjoy scenic views of the bay from your private living room by booking the Bay View Suite or Bay View Presidential Suite. 

If you’re looking for accommodations with an outdoor space check out the Casita Suite and Grand Residence Suite that come with a patio.

Seafood enthusiasts will appreciate the on-site Oystercatchers, which is open for lunch, dinner, and brunch on Sundays.

Delicious a la carte and buffet breakfast is served daily at 1823 Kitchen & Bar.

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is home to two outdoor swimming pools complete with pool bars.

Other thoughtful amenities designed to make your stay as special as possible include a fitness center, fire pits, and a digital check-in.

DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Rocky Point Waterfront

Featuring a spacious outdoor pool and modern suites there is the 3-star DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Rocky Point Waterfront.

Among in-room amenities, guests will find air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, a coffee maker, black-out curtains, and a mini refrigerator.

Enjoy a nutritious breakfast at BLUFIN Waterfront Grill so that you have enough energy to explore all that the city has to offer.

The pool is definitely one of the highlights and makes a great location for kicking back and catching some rays.

Those of you planning to travel with a dog should take DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Rocky Point Waterfront into consideration.

In fact, the property accepts pets that weigh up to 75 lbs at an additional cost of $150.

Tampa International Airport is located nearby and guests coming by car can take advantage of on-site parking, available at an extra fee.

The Westin Tampa Bay 

Our list of the best hotels in Tampa continues with the 4-star Westin Tampa Bay.

Guests who plan to stay fit and healthy during their trip may want to book a room with a private peloton bike or with a treadmill.

There is also a 24-hour gym equipped with all you need for productive cardio and strength workouts.

Start your day off on the right foot with a nice breakfast at the on-site waterfront Aqua Restaurant. For snacks and coffee throughout the day go to Starbucks coffee house.

If you crave an intimate meal alone or with your loved one simply order room service.

The points of interest such as Big Cat Rescue, Glazer Children’s Museum, and the Florida Aquarium are located a short drive away.

Best Hotels in Tampa Downtown

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Ybor City Downtown

When it comes to the best hotels in Tampa Downtown, one of the most popular properties is certainly the Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Ybor City Downtown.

In fact, many of the city’s top attractions are located nearby and some are even within a walking distance.

The famous Florida Aquarium and American Victory Ship Mariners Museum are just slightly over a mile away.

Take a look at the well-appointed rooms and suites and consider the connecting rooms if you’re planning a large family vacation.

Break a sweat at the in-house fitness center before relaxing and taking a dip at an outdoor swimming pool.

If it’s business that brings you to Florida you will get to focus and stay productive with the help of free Wi-Fi, a business center, and an in-room work desk.

Roost Tampa

Providing well-furnished apartments, ideal for extended stays there is the 4-star condo hotel Roost Tampa.

Depending on your needs choose from studios, one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments, and co-living units.

Each option features all the necessary amenities and full-sized appliances that will make you feel home away from home.

Some of the conveniences you’ll find are a washer, dryer, Mecho shades, a dishwasher, and ironing facilities.

This property is certainly one of the best hotels in Tampa for families, especially the solution with two bedrooms that can sleep up to five people.

Focus solely on relaxing during your trip thanks to a weekly housekeeping service, grocery delivery, and maintenance services.

Staying active while traveling is easy since the hotel provides bikes, a swimming pool, and a fitness center.

Roost Tampa is a great place to work remotely. In fact, it offers co-working lounges, a conference room, and complimentary Wi-Fi.


The 5-star Tampa EDITION is another property worth considering when planning a trip to the Sunshine State.

The accommodation options include a variety of guest rooms and suites, some of which are available with a terrace or city views.

Couples should take a look at the one-bedroom king suite with a marble bathroom, a spacious tub, a fully stocked minibar, and blackout drapes.

Guests at The Tampa EDITION can enjoy a wide choice of dining venues including the Mediterranean restaurant Lilac and Azure restaurant serving Greek cuisine.

For delicious Italian food try the on-site Market while for drinks choose from the Lobby Bar, Arts Club, and Punch Room.

Take care of your body and mind with the help of the Spa at The Tampa EDITION and a modern fitness center.

Important points of interest such as Tampa Bay History Center, Glazer Children’s Museum, and the Florida Aquarium are located only minutes away from this hotel.

Hyatt Place Tampa Downtown

Another centrally located hotel we recommend is the 3-star Hyatt Place Tampa Downtown.

Enjoy easy access to the city’s top attractions plus take advantage of a great many dining and entertainment opportunities available nearby.

Certain rooms come with two queen beds and a sofa and can accommodate up to six guests.

Guests can enjoy breakfast at the on-site Breakfast Bar while for lunch and dinner head to Corazon Bar & Restaurant.

Once you’re back in the hotel after a busy day filled with sightseeing and exploring Tampa Downtown you will want to relax and decompress.

A heated outdoor pool provides a pleasant oasis right in the heart of the city.

Other in-house facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a business center, pet-friendly amenities, and laundry services.

Courtyard Tampa Downtown

Let’s take a look at the well-located and modern Courtyard Tampa Downtown.

This 3-star property is home to bright guest rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, ironing facilities, a mini-fridge, and a hair dryer. Rooms with a balcony are also available.

Preparing quick meals has never been easier thanks to an in-room microwave.

The most spacious solution is the one-bedroom suite, perfect for three guests and features a separate living room and an iPod dock.

Courtyard Tampa Downtown is home to The Bistro Restaurant plus there are countless restaurants available in the vicinity.

One of the standout features is certainly a charming outdoor pool where guests can unplug and bask in the sun.

24-hour fitness center, valet parking, and meeting spaces complete the property.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa

Our selection of the best hotels in Tampa can’t be considered complete without the 4-star Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa.

Treat yourself to an unforgettable vacation and book one of the most luxurious options, the Gold Suite which is available with a walk-out balcony as well.

Other accommodations include king and queen rooms, complete with plush towels, free Wi-Fi, and a coffee maker.

This property is home to endless dining venues, from casual eateries and food courts to fine dining. Some of the locations are the iconic Hard Rock Cafe, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, and Rise Kitchen & Deli, just to name a few.

The oversized pool area features private cabanas, sun loungers, and Pool Bar & Grill.

No matter if you crave a relaxing massage, a blowout, or a pedicure, the on-site Rock Spa & Salon has got you covered.

Other services and facilities that will make your stay extra special include yoga classes, a fitness center, retail shops, and pet-friendly amenities.

Tampa Airport Marriott

Enjoy a hassle-free traveling experience with the help of the 4-star Tampa Airport Marriott.

Catching a flight has never been easier since Tampa International Airport can be reached by walking in just a few minutes.

Choose from a wide range of king and queen rooms or upgrade to the luxurious Aviation Suite, Ambassador Suite, or to the one and only Presidential Suite.

In terms of food options, Tampa Airport Marriott offers American cuisine at Skyye Bar and Grill.

For breakfast and coffee check out Kahwa Coffee Roasters and the Cafe.

A relaxing swim at the heated outdoor pool will relieve muscle soreness – much-needed after a long-haul flight.

Additional facilities include a fitness center, pet-friendly amenities, on-site parking, and an electric car charging station.

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

Featuring rooms in contemporary style and a good location there is the 4-star Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel.

Find the best solution for your stay among a selection of king rooms, queen rooms, and suites.

A family of four with small children may want to consider the queen rooms with two queen beds and a marble bathroom.

If you’re traveling on business take a look at king rooms with club lounge access and complimentary business services.

Want to create memories that will last forever? Book the luxurious Presidential Suite with a bathtub, premium movie channels, and a separate living area.

Have a great start to your day in Tampa with a scrumptious breakfast available at Gabriella’s Bistro.

Treat yourself to a little shopping spree at the International Plaza and Bay Street, located close at hand.

AC Hotel by Marriott Tampa Airport

Another excellent property situated only a stone’s throw from the airport is the 4-star AC Hotel by Marriott Tampa Airport.

Take advantage of a free shuttle and a wide range of modern amenities and facilities designed to make your stay a success.

Guest rooms can sleep up to four people and can be a good solution for couples, families, and solo travelers.

The hotel is conveniently located close to many restaurants where you can enjoy seafood, steak, and cheesecake.

On the days when you don’t feel like eating out, you can opt for the in-house AC Kitchen and AC Lounge.

AC Hotel by Marriott Tampa Airport is a pet-friendly hotel and allows dogs up to 75 lbs at an additional cost of $50 per night.

Hyatt Place Tampa Busch Gardens

Only 1.5 miles from the Museum of Science and Industry lies the 3-star Hyatt Place Tampa Busch Gardens.

If you’re planning a family vacation, take a look at the rooms with two double beds and a sofa, that sleep up to five people. It is located on the 5th or 6th floor and features a Chromecast, mini-fridge, and microwave.

Other solutions include king rooms, rooms with two double beds, and king rooms with a sofa bed.

Hyatt Place Tampa Busch Gardens offers complimentary breakfast while for lunch, dinner, and late-night drinks we recommend checking out The Placery.

If you crave a little pick-me-up in the middle of the afternoon there is a 24/7 market.

Our favorite facilities at this property include a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and digital check-in.