I guess I should have expected to not have much to do/walk to, staying at an airport hotel. Not even a gas station you can walk to to buy some pop and a snack. There is a small store in the lobby that has a good selection but very pricey ($5 for a Bud Light). The free coffee machines in the lobby were empty whenever I tried to get a cup. The one area eatery is the restaurant in the Hiltion across the street.
I was given a handicap accessible suite for some reason. It was HUGE. But the shower situation didn't seem doable for someone with a physical disability, unless they had a helper. The room was clean but a little threadbare-- dried stains on upholstery, etc.
Okay place to stay if you have a car or are only staying one night.
Front staff and shuttle drivers were very friendly. Note: The Shuttle is not labelled "Homewood Suites" so don't go looking for that when you arrive at the airport. Call the hotel for the name of the shuttle service they use.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Complete with upscale furnishings, outstanding service and complimentary amenities, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Tampa Airport - Westshore Florida hotel offers 144 beautifully appointed hotel suites and welcomes extended stay business and leisure travelers to thoroughly enjoy its central location conveniently situated in the heart of the sophisticated Westshore Business District.Our Homewood Suites by Hilton® Tampa hotel is only minutes from Tampa International Airport and provides exciting recreational options, tourist attractions, shopping, dining and unique entertainment venues. Additionally, guests of our hotel in Tampal, FL hotel can enjoy our complimentary Suite Start™ hot breakfast daily and a Welcome Home® reception Monday through Thursday evenings, featuring assorted beverages, beer and wine (local laws apply). At the Homewood Suites hotel in Tampa, Florida we're committed to the comfort of our guests. Our spacious rooms and central location have been designed with all our guests needs in mind. So make yourself at home and enjoy our great hotel amenities and our world class Homewood Suites by Hilton hospitality. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Homewood Suites Tampa Airport-Westshore Hotel Tampa