The Westin Tampa Waterside

725 S Harbour Island Blvd | Tampa, FL 33602-5707  [SEE MAP]Tampa, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Past guests enjoyed the hotel's modern rooms
No self-parking is offered here

Wouldn't it be nice to stay near both the downtown Tampa area and the waterfront? This Westin thinks so. The hotel's island perch puts guests less than 2 miles from the city's core while still offering a large swath of boardwalk to stroll on. Recent guests delight in the location but also reserve praise for the modern, clean and comfortable rooms. Amenities include the brand's beloved Heavenly Beds, spacious bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and high-speed internet access. More praise is reserved for the hotel employees; guests describe the staff here as friendly, welcoming and quick to deliver. Other perks that accompany a stay at The Westin Tampa Harbour Island include access to a well-equipped gym, a scenic outdoor pool and signature pet amenities. While you're here, be sure to grab a bite to eat at 725 South, which earns rave reviews for its casual, contemporary American cuisine. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.

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Location
Tampa, FL
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 299 rooms
Primary View
City center, Bay
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

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Few folks think of the islands when visiting Tampa, but this 12-story hotel on a 177-acre man-made islet is a short drive from downtown Tampa and even closer to the cruise terminal.

AAA

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Set on the Hillsborough River and connected to a complex of offices and restaurants, each of the hotel's rooms has a wonderful view of the waterfront or downtown area.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1925 have reviewed the The Westin Tampa Waterside, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1925 reviews 4.0 (based on 1925 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Many guest rooms and suites at The Westin Tampa Waterside boast stunning views of the water and the city skyline. All rooms feature spacious bathrooms and the signature Westin Heavenly Beds. Additional amenities include minifridges, coffee makers, irons with ironing boards, high-speed internet access and flat-screen televisions. The decor, while somewhat cookie-cutter, is a serene mix of neutrals and whites with streamlined, contemporary furnishings.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All rooms have separate showers and bathtubs

Standard room size280 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Situated in the heart of downtown Tampa on the waterfront of a manmade island, The Westin Tampa Waterside is close to several of the city's popular attractions, including the Florida Aquarium, Amalie Arena (home to the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning) and several of Tampa's museums. The Harbour Island Athletic Club & Spa, with world-class tennis, is within walking distance of the hotel.
  • On the TECO streetcar line
  • Sits within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center
  • Close to Port Tampa Bay and historic Ybor City
  • Tampa International Airport is about 9 miles away
  • 24-hour valet parking ($26)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Westin Tampa Waterside's waterfront 725 South serves casual American fare in an elegant dining room. Grab-and-go items are also available via the on-site Market Place, and lighter fare and cocktails can be enjoyed in the hotel's bar and lounge.
  • Market Place includes Starbucks Coffee
  • Room service offered 24 hours a day
  • Westin's specialty menus, such as The Westin Eat Well Menu for Kids and the SuperFoods RX menu, available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesBuffet, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The heated outdoor pool overlooks swaying palms and the water and features comfortable sun loungers, as well as tables with umbrellas.
  • Poolside food and beverage service available
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Kids

At The Westin Tampa Waterside, families have access to a kids menu and cribs, plus an outdoor pool.
    • Kids club
    • Cribs
    • High chairs

    Fitness

    The Westin Tampa Waterside features a workout center equipped with treadmills, weight-training machines, yoga mats, exercise balls and free weights. The hotel also offers a SuperFoodsRx healthy menu to complement your training.
    • Loaner New Balance shoes and clothing available for $5
    • Tennis within walking distance at Harbour Island Athletic Club & Spa (additional fee applies)
    • Running maps offered
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles
    • Tennis
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats

    Business

    Featuring 11 meeting rooms spread throughout 18,032 square feet of flexible event space, The Westin Tampa Waterside Island can accommodate events with up to 800 guests. The venues include a 4,760-square-foot ballroom and a 14-seat boardroom. Additionally, the property has a 3,744-square-foot terrace with windows that overlook the adjacent channel.
    • Audiovisual and technology services available
    • Fully equipped business center on-site

    Number of meeting rooms11

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

    The Westin Tampa Harbour Island welcomes dogs that weigh up to 40 pounds for a one-time $150 fee. The hotel's doggie welcome kit includes waste bags, rubber gloves and a Westin collar tag. Guests with pets also receive loaner Heavenly Dog Beds, floor mats and food and water bowls.
    • Guests must be in room in order to receive housekeeping service
    • Dogs are only permitted in select accommodations
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting

    Wedding

    The Westin Tampa Harbour Island offers both indoor and outdoor venues for wedding ceremonies and receptions. An outdoor tree-lined walkway overlooking the waterfront and an indoor garden area with a grand staircase are both perfect for nuptials. Available reception venues include a ballroom for large events and a terrace room with views of Tampa Bay. The largest venue can host up to 350 guests.
    • Wedding packages include complimentary suite for the bride and groom on both wedding night and one-year anniversary

    Maximum wedding guest capacity350

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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