Tampa lies along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida. All cruise ships leave Tampa from the Port of Tampa. As of June 2010, Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Holland America Line and Norwegian Cruise Line offer cruises that depart from the Port of Tampa. Should cruise passengers need a place to stay while awaiting to board or returning from a cruise, the Tampa area near the Port of Tampa offers several hotels that feature park and cruise services.
Doubletree Guest Suites Tampa Bay
Overlooking the Tampa Bay, the Doubletree Guest Suites Tampa Bay is located the Rocky Point business area. The hotel features a business center, an on-site convenience store, a gift shop, a coin-operated guest laundry facility, a fitness center, a swimming pool and a full-service restaurant and lounge. Suite-style guest rooms offer separate living and sleeping areas, satellite television, air conditioning, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, a microwave, a refrigerator and high-speed Internet access. This hotel also offers park and cruise packages that include lodging, transfers to and from the Port of Tampa and up to 14 days of free parking.
Doubletree Guest Suites Tampa Bay 3050 N. Rocky Point Drive W. Tampa, FL 33607 813-888-8800 doubletree1.hilton.com
The Ramada Westshore Hotel
The Ramada Westshore Hotel is located in the heart of Tampa's Westshore Business District. The hotel features a complimentary continental breakfast, free parking, a coin-operated guest laundry room, a full-service restaurant open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a business center, a fitness room and an outdoor swimming pool with a sun deck. Guest rooms offer satellite television, a work desk, a direct-dial telephone with free local calling, a hair dryer, and high-speed Internet access. The Ramada Westshore Hotel also offers a park and cruise package that includes one night of lodging, shuttle service to and from the Port of Tampa and free parking for up to 10 days.
The Ramada Westshore Hotel 1200 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33607 813-282-3636 thewestshorehotel.com/
Tampa Marriott Westshore
The Tampa Marriott Westshore is conveniently located near several shops and dining venues in the Westshore business district. The hotel features a business center, a concierge and tour desk, a full-service restaurant and lounge, a Starbuck's Coffee Bar, an indoor/outdoor connecting swimming pool, a hot tub and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Guest rooms offer satellite television, air conditioning, a coffeemaker, dual-line speaker phone with voice mail, bathrobes, hair dryer and high-speed Internet access. The Marriott also offers park and cruise packages that include a guest room, transportation to and from the Port of Tampa and parking for the duration of your cruise.
Tampa Marriott Westshore 1001 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33607 813-287-2555 marriott.com