and I hate to say "but".... It is a lovely property with a stunning lobby, fire pits with couches outside and good restaurants. The room is perfect with a nice view, creature comforts you would anticipate in a nicer Marriott.
Here's the but.... unless you have something to do in the area and a car, you will find yourself stuck with little to do. The Channel Side area booms at night, but is dead by day. Movie theatre is closed, a couple of shops at best....just nothing. The Marriott concierge tried to help me find something to do while family was working at the Convention Center, but ended up with a blank look.
None of this is the fault of the hotel - the area is just pretty dead in the water.
- Also Known As:
- Marriott Tampa
- Tampa Marriott
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A striking silhouette along the Channel Riverwalk, the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina in Ybor City overlooks Tampa Bay in the heart of Downtown, located adjacent to the Tampa Convention Center. This world-class Downtown Tampa hotel's 50,000 square feet of newly renovated meeting space, full-service spa, and several delicious restaurants such as Café Waterside and Champions, make it the perfect destination for work and play. Part of the Channelside District, the Tampa Marriott is among the most luxurious of hotels in Tampa, Florida, with newly renovated rooms and suites offering private bay or city view balconies. After a busy day, unwind in one of this Tampa, Florida hotel's lounges or enjoy culinary excellence at Il Terrazzo. For ultimate relaxation, try our spa, jacuzzi, or rooftop pool! Boaters can dock and stay using the 32-slip, full-service Marina at the exclusive Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina near Ybor City. ... more less
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