Our central location puts you close to everything in Tampa & the surrounding areas. Spend a day shopping at International Plaza or Westshore Malls, visit family friendly attractions such as ZooTampa and the Florida Aquarium, stroll along the Tampa Riverwalk downtown, catch a concert or event at Raymond James Stadium or Amalie Arena or spend a day on a white sand beach along the gulf coast. See all the exciting things to do while you are in town!
TAMPA AIRPORT MARRIOTT
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Welcome to the Tampa Airport Marriott
The Tampa Airport Marriott is connected directly to Tampa International Airport, making it the most convenient location to start enjoying your vacation right away! Fly in and check-in within minutes to our spacious guest rooms, featuring soundproof windows, Smart TVs with Netflix & Hulu and mini refrigerators. Enjoy the Florida sun and lounge at our outdoor pool, relax on our patio and watch the planes or break a sweat in our state-of-the-art fitness center. After a day of exploring Tampa, enjoy dinner and drinks at Skyye Bar & Grill, located in our lobby.
Travel with Peace of Mind
Discovering Tampa is a breeze from our central location, close to shopping & dining at International Plaza Mall & Bay Street, Tampa's vibrant Downtown & Water Street district, arts & culture in neighboring St. Petersburg and miles of beaches along Florida's gulf coast, including St. Pete Beach, the #1 beach in the U.S. in 2021! The possibilities are endless for an amazing vacation.
According to TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice rankings, St. Pete Beach was just named the best beach in America. Pack your beach bag and enjoy white quartz sand, warm water, spectacular sunsets, and seashells galore.
Spend a day at ZooTampa, where you can feed a giraffe, splash in water pay areas, ride rides and enjoy educational shows. The Florida Aquarium has more than 14,000 animals, a penguin meet & greet, a splash pad and a 4D theatre. Busch Gardens provides excitement for guests of every age with thrilling rides, live shows, animals, games and more. Experience the all-new hybrid coaster Iron Gwazi, now open!
Tampa Bay is also known at "Champa Bay," due to the many championships our professional sports teams have won in recent years. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the Super Bowl in 2021, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup back-to-back in 2020 and 2021, and the Tampa Bay Rays made it the World Series in 2020. Experience a game while in town to see what "Champa Bay" is all about.
Tampa Bay is a city rich in art and museums. Discover your passions at our wide variety of museums, perfect for a day of exploration. Learn the history of Tampa at the Tampa Bay History Center, have a fun day with the kids at the Glazer Children's Museum, learn and interact at the Museum of Science & Industry, get inspired at the Tampa Museum of Art or think outside the box at The Dali Museum.
Concerts & Events
Spice things up during your vacation with a visit to historic Ybor City. Ybor City was once the hub of Tampa's cigar industry, known as the "Cigar Capital of the World." Stroll down historic 7th Avenue, sipping a café con leche at a sidewalk café or shop at the many boutique & vintage shops. Have a meal at The Columbia Restaurant, the oldest restaurant in Florida, which serves Cuban-Spanish cuisine or learn how to roll a cigar.