Old Tampa Bay Hotel, University of Tampa


Centrally located in Tampa near I-275, you have easy access to the city attractions including museums and restaurants, as well as Central Florida tourist interests (10 minutes to Busch Gardens, 30 to Bok Tower Gardens, 60 to Sarasota, 90 to Disney or Winter Park). Our location is a convenient place to stay near Tampa Cruise Ship Terminal.

Relax under sprawling laurel oaks and 90-year-old camphor trees. Take a cool dip in the Gulf of Mexico or Sulphur Springs Pool. Pick up the pace a little and go canoeing on the Hillsborough River, take our historic house tour by bike, or enjoy a round of golf. Take off on a day trip to local attractions or annual events, such as the famous Plant City Strawberry Festival.

From coast to coast, this beautiful land unfolds in a spectacle of white beaches, rolling hills, citrus groves, and incredible fresh water springs and a variety of activities to enjoy—fishing, boating, hunting, camping, to name a few—along with a rich historical heritage dating back to 1513 when Ponce de León first explored Florida.

Sunset on North Beach at Fort De Soto Park by Christopher Bryan Hollis Hillsborough River by Marcus Quigmire

It’s a vacation where you can be at most of Central Florida’s tourist attractions within an hour. DisneyWorld is just an hour and half from your home away from home.

Python at Busch Gardens by ClaudiaTampa39Bok Tower Gardens by Neil Thompson

Whenever I travel, I love exploring the local flavors of the places I visit. It’s often the reason I travel in the first place. From fabulous little bistros to historically interesting sites to delicious regional wine and cuisine, there’s a world of possibilities out there.

Ybor City by Gordon TarpleyTampa Theatre by Gordon Tarpley

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