A local wedding guest--in need of R&R--I had a serene, restful stay. Enjoyed this wonderfully-located, efficient hotel, with a big pool (I enjoy this chain). On the water, with generous daily breakfasts and day-long coffee and teas. The Bahama Breeze bar & restaurant is steps away. Room was clean & quiet (4th floor). Front desk staff very helpful (although when I asked if I could cash a small check, the reply was "We don't DO that."). Housekeepers were nice, and young Marisa (Front Desk) was a doll--even before I arrived. There are 2 big malls nearby and the airport a hop away. Just across Highway 60 is the Rusty Pelican Restaurant--do NOT miss this place. Busch Gardens--on the other hand--was a FORTUNE ($17 to park, $95 admission!!!).. I simply screamed and did a U-Turn and went up the road a bit instead--and LOVED the Lowry Zoo (free parking, low prices, and a natural-habitat wonderland of animals--plus a Merry-go-round and café). Bring your umbrella EVERYWHERE---my shoes were drenched 2X by early-evening FL cloudbursts. Rented a Car from Enterprise--ask Jason for the $19.99/day Hol-Inn special. Tell him Linda sent you...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Tampa-Rocky Point Island is located 2 miles from Tampa International Airport with complimentary shuttle service from 5 AM - 12 Midnight. Centrally located on the shores of Tampa Bay we are only minutes from Tampa International Airport, Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Westshore Business District and other area attractions. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Tampa-Rocky Point Island features 88 guest rooms with interior corridors. We also provide a complimentary deluxe breakfast bar, 24-hour lobby coffee bar, free Internet access in every room, and free local and 1-800 telephone calls. Our guest rooms all include: two-line speaker telephones with data ports and voice mail, generous desk space with ergonomic chair, 25 inch satellite TV with free HBO, ESPN, CNN, and the Weather Channel. For your dining pleasure, the Bahama Breeze is located right next door. Our hotel also offers complimentary parking as well as a 24-hour exercise room and heated waterfront outdoor pool. Meeting facilities are also available. We warmly welcome Priority Club guests with express check-in and express check-out. Whether your travel is business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Tampa-Rocky Point Island will be your smart stay of choice. Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island Hotel Tampa
- Holiday Inn Tampa
- Tampa Holiday Inn