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601 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602-4501
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Mixing contemporary culture with its European heritage, Le Meridien Tampa has transformed the one time Federal Courthouse into an inspiring 130-room boutique hotel. The hotel features luxurious accommodations, meeting and event space, state-of-the-art fitness center and the engaging Hub - a redefined version of the traditional hotel lobby. Take in the New American flavors at Bizou, our bistro and bar, or indulge in a hand-crafted cocktail at Longitude Bar. Enjoy the convenience of our proximity to Ybor City, Channelside and other Tampa attractions. At Le Meridien Tampa, the possibilities are endless.
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Valet parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Paid private parking nearby
Wifi
Paid wifi
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Fireplace
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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dizneeboi wrote a review Jul 2020
Jacksonville, Florida42 contributions7 helpful votes
Stayed 4th of July weekend, hotel was deserted as was most of downtown. Definitely not the hotel's fault. It's quite charming and a little odd being an old courthouse. I liked it though. Rooms have very tall windows, original oak doors, and gigantic windows. Good location to most attractions. Staff was pleasant, if not overly so. I have stayed at Le Meridien before and the brand is not as friendly as a Marriott, but that's ok. Loved the toiletries, room was not serviced due to the pandemic, but they did provide fresh towels and collected the used ones. I would stay here again
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: room faced the street, no noise
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Mombris wrote a review Jul 2020
Jacksonville, Florida3 contributions
The hotel is beautiful we were upgraded to a corner room that was huge, all of the staff we interacted with was pleasant and helpful. There are many restaurants in walking distance. We will definitely stay here again the next time we visit Tampa!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Mike L wrote a review Apr 2020
Denver, Colorado41 contributions21 helpful votes
Le Meridien lies virtually in the middle of downtown Tampa and makes some inventive use of their converted-courthouse space. I was pleasantly surprised by the European flair with which the lobby and in-house restaurant and bar (Bizou's, replete with a welcoming bar and light French music throughout the day). It's a striking contrast to the building itself, which could never be mistaken for anything other than an enormous courthouse, but Le Meridien manages to make the space both vast and intimate simultaneously. The restaurant/bar opening up to the courthouse steps outside is a nice touch. Our room was a standard size with a soft-enough-to-sink-into king bed and well-appointed. In most other hotels, the actual square footage of the room would be unremarkable; but those old courthouse rooms add about 3-4 feet to the ceilings, which makes the room seem absolutely enormous and more comfortable. Le Meridien has done a phenomenal job converting this space! Perhaps the only shortcoming I can think of is that, with the limited outdoor space available to the building, the pool is positioned a bit awkwardly next to the building. There are a scant two hours of direct sunlight afforded to the pool deck before the building casts a shadow over it for the remainder of the day. It's unfortunately a trek from the pool to the bar at Bizou's as well. Overall, the experience at Le Meridien was pleasant, and would happily stay again next time out!
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Michelle B wrote a review Feb 2020
Sarasota, Florida30 contributions12 helpful votes
I thought I was going to love this boutique hotel but wasn’t pleased at all. My husband booked it for Valentines Day. Our small room was on the lower level. It was okay but not worth the price at all. The shower door tracking was black with mold. We were told shuttle service was “first come,first serve” to the arena. We arrived early to lobby to get in queue for shuttle service. We were told from the manager we would be in the next group to board shuttle upon it’s return. We had been waiting for 35 mins. Because of terrible traffic shuttle was taking extremely long turn around times. A woman and her husband came off elevator and asked about shuttle. They were told that the next one was full and they would have to wait for a later one. When the shuttle finally came a bunch of people including that couple that just came down to lobby, ran to the shuttle and left. All the people that were waiting so patiently inside lobby (that there were told by manager the next group to go ), were left behind. I asked the manager what happened and he said he didn’t know. We had to walk to arena in the rain to avoid being late for the Andrea Bocelli concert. I had high heels on and this wasn’t fun in the rain on cobblestone streets. Very disappointing!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Klein-GM, General Manager at Le Meridien Tampa
Responded Feb 27, 2020
Thank you for your feedback, and to hear about the disorganization of the shuttle. That's not the typical scenario. I will follow up with the housekeeping department regarding the other concerns you had. We hope you give us another opportunity to make Le Meridien your home away form home as this is not the norm for us,. Thank you and travel safe!
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T10racing wrote a review Feb 2020
chicago79 contributions26 helpful votes
The exterior of the hotel is BEAUTIFUL! The lobby is also nice. The staff is friendly. It pretty much stops there. Issue #1) When we checked-in our room key did not work, so back down to the lobby to get a new key. The clerk gave us a new key & came with us to our room. The new key also did not work. Interestingly, his key worked, so he gave us HIS key & left us. Issue #2) The room was freezing. It was set for 72 degrees when we walked inn but was registering 66 degrees. We called the front desk who sent someone. We thought that they were sending someone to work on it, but they sent a woman who just looked at it, asked that we give it 30+ minutes, & if it still said 66 degrees by then that she would send a guy up to work on it. We were FREEZING! Nothing seemed to help until we turned the heat on & got it up tp 72 degrees. CRAZY! #3) Know that the hotel is a square-shape. There are rooms on the outside of the square, looking out at the city, as well as rooms on the inside of the square, looking at a courtyard of sorts. This courtyard doesn't have trees or flowers, it's all concrete & mechanical equipment. The absolutely worst, most depressing view one can imagine. While it was sunny out, our room was still somewhat dark. Sadly, we did not enjoy our stay at Le Meridian.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Klein-GM, General Manager at Le Meridien Tampa
Responded Feb 26, 2020
Thank you for your feedback, I will follow up with the team. This is not the norm for our property. travel safe
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PRICE RANGE
$171 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaTampa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
130
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Frequently Asked Questions about Le Meridien Tampa
Which popular attractions are close to Le Meridien Tampa?
Nearby attractions include The Great Escape Room (0.1 miles), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (0.04 miles), and Tampa Theatre (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Le Meridien Tampa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Le Meridien Tampa?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Le Meridien Tampa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Le Meridien Tampa?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Le Meridien Tampa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Samaria Cafe, First Watch, and Eddie & Sam's NY Pizza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Le Meridien Tampa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is Le Meridien Tampa located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Tampa.
Are any cleaning services offered at Le Meridien Tampa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Le Meridien Tampa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Le Meridien Tampa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.