This hotel is fine if you want an affordable room near the airport. It is located next door to Charley's Steak House which is a huge plus, so you can walk over and have a fantastic meal. The airport shuttle was friendly, but took 20 minutes to pick me up. The driver told me that he was on his way back to the hotel when I called in. He also informed me that the hotel operator should have told me when I called and offered me to take a cab and they would pay for it. Had I known that, I would have done it, but the hotel operator never offered it, so I was stuck waiting for him. When I arrived, the check in was prompt and the front desk clerk was very nice. She gave me a drink coupon for having to wait so long, which I thought was a very nice gesture. The bartender was very nice and the cocktail was good. The room was ok, a little old, but clean with a comfortable bed. My room was not on the interstate side, so it was nice and quiet. I enjoyed a good sleep and a very nice breakfast (Free- Hilton Honors Diamond). All in all I was perfectly satisfied with the hotel. It is a bit dated and the hallways are a bit 1980s office building like, but the room was clean and the staff friendly. When just staying overnight near an airport on a budget, it's hard to ask for too much more. It's not upscale accommodations by any means, but a clean room, with a comfortable bed, next to a great restaurant, a free shuttle, smiling faces, and a nice breakfast all work for me!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport - Westshore is close to everything that you're looking for in Tampa Bay! Located only 5 minutes from Tampa International Airport, our Tampa hotel is an ideal choice for the business traveler, sports enthusiast, family vacation, large and small meeting, wedding or social event. Our complimentary, 24-hour airport shuttle service makes it easy and affordable to get to the hotel. The DoubleTree by Hilton in Tampa is surrounded by the Bay Area's finest dining, shopping and entertainment. We are just minutes from Busch Gardens, University of South Florida, Port of Tampa, Downtown Tampa, Tampa Convention Center, University of Tampa, The Florida Aquarium and Historic Ybor City. Award-winning Gulf Beaches and other area attractions, such as Lowry Park Zoo, Adventure Island, MOSI, Salvador Dali Museum, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and Tampa Museum of Art are all a short drive from the hotel.We are located in Tampa's Westshore District, Florida's largest business center and a premier destination for meetings. Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers and USF Bulls Football, is only 5 minutes from our doors. Steinbrenner Field, spring training home of New York Yankees is also 5 minutes from the hotel and the St. Pete Times Forum, home to the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning is a 10 minute drive. The DoubleTree by Hilton is central to all of Tampa's fine sports venues, including the Ed Radice Sports Complex. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Doubletree By Hilton Tampa Airport - Westshore Hotel Tampa
- Tampa Doubletree
- Doubletree Tampa