If you're visiting or just staying in the Tampa Bay area for New Year's Eve, chances are you'll probably be out on the town in one of Tampa's great nightlife neighborhoods to ring in 2020. If you want to be close to the action without having to worry about driving, parking, cab fare, and all those other travel hassels, a night at a hotel might be a good idea. Luckily, Tampa's got a few surrounded by a ton of great nightlife and events perfectly suited for ringing in the New Year. Here are some good options.
Tampa Airport Marriott (4424 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607) - The Airport Marriot is located next door to the Tampa Convention Center and within walking distance of Channelside and Downtown Tampa. Watch the fireworks at Channelside then visit all the great nightclubs and more throughout the area.
Hilton Garden Inn Ybor (1700 E. 9th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605) - Staying at the Hilton Garden Inn will put you right in the middle of all the New Year's Eve action in Ybor City. Located one block from Centro Ybor, the Hilton Garden Inn will put you next to all the great nightlife in Ybor City. Plus, a trip to Channelside or Downtown Tampa is only a short trolley ride away on the TECO Line Streetcar.
Hyde Park Hotel (2105 West Bristol Ave., Tampa, FL 33606) - The newly renovated Hyde Park Hotel is situated right in the heart of Tampa's Historic Old Hyde Park. On New Year's Eve you can head to the lavish Rooftop Eve party at Hyde Park Village or take a short trip to the SoHo district just a few blocks away.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel (5224 Orient Rd., Tampa, FL 33610) - If you want everything you need for an awesome New Year's Eve celebration under one roof, then the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is the place to stay. This mecca of fun boasts a full casino, numerous restaurants, nightlife, hotel rooms, and much more. You can be sure they'll probably have something pretty rockin' in store for New Year's Eve.
Epicurean Hotel (1207 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606) - If you're looking to stay in the middle of the action this New Year's Eve, there's nowhere better to stay than the Epicurean Hotel. With a world-class restaurant, rooftop bar and outdoor pool that will make all of the snowy Northerners feel jealous, this is the ideal spot to relax and soak in the sun this New Year's Eve and Day!
Le Meridian Tampa (601 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602) - If Armature Works is your destination this New Year's Eve, stay within scootering distance at Le Meridian Hotel in Downtown Tampa! The best part is, you're in the middle of all of the fun events and parties happening in Tampa on New Year's Eve and Day!
Tampa Marriott Water Street (505 Water St, Tampa, FL 33602) - One of the most beautiful waterfront hotels in Downtown Tampa is the Marriott Water Street. With two restaurants inside the restaurant that are open on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, you really won't have to leave the hotel to celebrate! Sit by the rooftop pool and catch the fireworks in the distance at Armature Works.
The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk (111 W Fortune St, Tampa, FL 33602) - The Barrymore Hotel is your ideal destination if you're looking to walk from Armature Works to your hotel after a long night of partying at Armature Works New Year's Eve Gala 2020. It's also affordable, if you're working with a budget!