Situated on the Tampa Bay waterfront and featuring a private beach, this property is well suited for guests who are looking for scenic accommodations.
This property offers one- and two-bedroom suites. All suites include free Wi-Fi, full kitchens (including a fridge with an ice maker, a stove, a microwave and a dishwasher), a private balcony, a living room with a queen sofabed, a coffeemaker, a TV and DVD player in each room, a desk and ergonomic chair, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control.
Suites are furnished with one queen bed, two bunk beds or two queen beds. Two-bedroom suites also include a second bathroom.
Free covered parking is available on site and pets are not permitted. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.
Other on-site amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a private beach, a gazebo, a recreational area including a volleyball court, a fire pit, a fishing pier, guest laundry facilities, free newspapers, safe deposit boxes and same-day dry cleaning. There is also a large, furnished patio that faces the sunset.
This property also offers a free shuttle service to the Tampa Bay International Airport (TPA), local restaurants, area malls and Bay Beach. Shuttle service operates on demand and travel may be arranged through the front desk directly.
The Shriners Hospital for Children is a 12-minute walk away, while access to Highway 60 is 2 minutes away by car. The Tampa Bay International Airport (TPA) is 8 minutes away by car. The International Plaza and Bay Street, a shopping centre, is an 8-minute drive away. Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is 10 minutes away by car. Tampa Theater and the Tampa Museum of Art are both a 12-minute drive away.
The Florida Aquarium and the Tampa Bay Times Forum, home of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning, are both an 18-minute drive away. Busch Gardens is 27 minutes away by car, but depending on traffic, could take closer to 1 hour. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on May 30, 2013: Pets are not permitted. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
Many guests described enjoyable experiences at this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. The most complimented aspect of this hotel was the waterfront location and amazing ocean views from the guest suites. Many reviewers also enjoyed the private balconies for viewing the ocean.
Many guests described their suites as clean, comfortable and spacious. One reviewer said that her suite felt like a home or a cottage. Several reviewers described the in-suite kitchens as functional and well equipped for cooking meals. A couple of guests found their suites to be quiet.
Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service.
Several guests enjoyed the pool area and the beach, with a couple of reviewers mentioned that the beach area was clean.
Several guests appreciated the free Wi-Fi service, while a few reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the airport. A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5, with 83% of 1,762 guests recommending the property.
ranked this hotel #59 out of 158 hotels in Tampa, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 514 reviews.
The author called the hotel on May 30, 2013 to verify some information.