When you visit Florida's bay area, make sure you check out all the best places to stay in Tampa. Tampa is popular for its nightlife, restaurants and family attractions. You will enjoy Ybor City, Channelside and the famous Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here is your guide to the best places to stay in Tampa.

The Best Places to Stay in Downtown Tampa

Downtown Tampa is not your average city block of office buildings, courthouses, and parking meters. This Tampa location offers performance arts, museums and restaurants. The topnotch hotels in downtown Tampa are fantastic for any serious visitor. Aloft Tampa Downtown has great views of the city, one of the best pool bars in the area, and spacious rooms for anyone staying downtown. The Hyatt Regency, Embassy Suites and Hampton Inn are conveniently located within minutes of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Busch Gardens, and the Tampa Museum of Art.

The Best Places to Stay in Channelside and Water Street

Downtown Tampa has another location worth checking out. Channelside is located between Ybor and Garrison Channels. It is fast becoming a popular destination for people visiting Florida. Do not forget to secure your lodging at one of the Channelside hotels. The Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel and the Tampa Marriot Waterside Hotel and Marina are two of the nicest Channelside hotels in that area.

The Best Places to Stay in Ybor City

Historic Ybor City is known for its diverse community of food, culture, and entertainment. Cuban, French, Greek, Italian and Spanish cuisines are main draws for food connoisseurs. For those who enjoy history, be sure to sign up for a tour or two. You can take a city walk, historical tour, or ghost party tour when you stay in Ybor City hotels. Looking for dancing, music and non-stop nightlife in Ybor City? This district has all of these things. The younger crowd will love Club Skye, while mature party people will enjoy a fun evening at Blues Ship. But before touring the district, reserve your accommodations at one of the Ybor City hotels in the area. The Hilton Garden, Howard Johnson Plaza and Avenida Suites offer great rooms and amenities. Whether you are looking for information on family attractions or hotels in Tampa, find it with this travel guide.

Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel
5.0  5 Rating (8)
100 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa FL, 33602
Aloft Tampa Downtown is the newest hotel to hit the downtown Tampa waterfront scene. We are located in the city center and downtown business district and...
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
4.4  5 Rating (29)
5223 North Orient Road, Tampa FL, 33610
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida,...
Le Méridien Tampa
5.0  5 Rating (1)
601 N Florida Avenue, Tampa FL, 33602
Le Méridien Tampa offers a boutique hotel experience in a transformed century-old federal courthouse. Elements of the original courthouse are still visible...
Floridan Palace Hotel
905 N Florida Ave, Tampa FL, 33602
This opulent Downtown hotel is a minute's walk from the Marion Street bus stop, 1 mile from the Florida Aquarium and 7 miles from Tampa International Airport....
The Westin Tampa Bay
Travel $$$
7627 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa FL, 33607
On Tampa Bay's Rocky Point island, this sophisticated, modern hotel is 5.3 miles from Raymond James Stadium, and 13.5 miles from Busch Gardens amusement...
Tampa Marriott Water Street
5.0  5 Rating (1)
505 Water St, Tampa FL, 33602
Experience elevated comfort at Tampa Marriott Water Street in Florida. Our beautiful-redesigned waterfront hotel sits adjacent to the convention center...