You may want to avoid this hotel if you are on vacation. It is definitely geared to the business traveler and offers no appeal to the vactioner. It is like being in a downtown hotel in any city, and that is not what we anticipated. There is no feel of being in Florida. Our room faced a connected office building where we had the view of cubicles and employees working. On day two, we requested a room change, which request they accommodated. We were then facing Kennedy Boulevard, where the traffice was very noisy. The rooptop pool area is small, and only accommodates approximately 30 people. The one time we went up there, there were no seats available, so we didn't bother staying. The hotel was clean, and the staff very friendly and accommodating, but would not stay there again for a vacation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of the city, The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa is just minutes from the airport, within walking distance to shopping and centrally located to all area attractions including Busch Gardens, Raymond James Stadium, the Florida Aquarium, the St Pete Times Forum and the beautiful gulf coast beaches. Here is where excellence truly is the standard. The hotel features a rooftop swimming pool with spectacular views of Tampa Bay, complimentary Internet access, a fully-equipped fitness centre, 24-hour in-room dining, 'In the Know' Concierge services and the award winning Shula's Steak House. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Intercontinental Tampa