When you are enjoying the Tampa Riverwalk, it’s hard to ever want to leave. Of course you could call a cab and get back home, but why not put your feet up and stay a while? The Riverwalk has some excellent lodging options for visitors from out of town and residents that could use a little staycation. The hotels located here give you some of the best Tampa views, easy access to the water, and a way to spend the whole day shopping, exploring, dining, and more!
You’ll love having access to the biggest brand names in lodging such as Embassy Suites, Marriot, and the Sheraton. There is even a new hotel called Aloft which gives you a crazy pool deck overlooking the River. You can’t beat the fun of the Tampa Riverwalk, so why not make a day of it and stay all night? Take a look at the hotels you’ll find here and why you and your out-of-town guests will want to stay in them.
The Sheraton Riverwalk – 200 North Ashley Drive, Tampa
One of the best lodging experiences at the Tampa Riverwalk is staying at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel to enjoy the best of downtown Tampa. You’ll enjoy a contemporary hotel with modern rooms featuring flat-screen TVs, desks with ergonomic chairs, and free WiFi.
You’ll be just under 10 miles away from stops like the Lowry Park Zoo and Busch Gardens Tampa while enjoying all of the best parts of the Riverwalk right outside your door. Inside you’ll enjoy rooms with balconies, a riverfront deck with a pool, a fitness center that never closes, and a waterfront grill for dining.
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina – 700 South Florida Avenue, Tampa
One of the most popular hotels on the Riverwalk is the Tampa Marriott, a first-class hotel with modern amenities like a beautiful spa, rooftop pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center. It’s just a few minutes’ walk away from the Tampa Convention Center, downtown Tampa, and guests will get to enjoy all of the Riverwalk fun outside of their door.
The high-rise offers killer views of the water from guest room balconies and you can’t beat the onsite dining at stops like the casual grill restaurant, the sports bar, and the pool bar and café. The outdoor pool, exercise room with sauna, and modern amenities make this one a popular choice.
Embassy Suites – 513 S Florida Avenue, Tampa
For the best connection to downtown Tampa, choose the Embassy Suites at the Riverwalk. It has a sky-bridge that connects it to the Tampa Convention Center and it’s only .6 miles away from the fun of the Florida Aquarium.
Bring the whole family for the fun because there are separate living rooms in their suites with pull-out sofas, desks and free WiFi for getting some work done, and kitchenettes with Keurig coffeemakers to prepare a quick breakfast in the morning. You’ll have access to cooked-to-order breakfasts and evening refreshments as well as a coffee shop, outdoor pool overlooking the Bay, and a 24/7 gym.
You could also stay at Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk in the heart of downtown Tampa to enjoy beautiful views of the Hillsborough River. It’s right next door to the Straz Performing Arts Center and just a five-minute walk to the Tampa Museum of Art. It has all of the modern amenities you could need and free local transportation within 2 miles of the property if you want to check out the Port of Tampa.
The newest Riverwalk hotel may be the perfect choice offering the W XYZ Bar and pool deck that overlooks the River. Aloft Tampa is known for being trendy, the friendly staff, and the best location.
These are the hotel options you’ll find along the Tampa Riverwalk!Posted by Mike & Michelle Grizzell on