Tampa, FL
Florida
By Adam J. Mohney

WhatsCheaper.com invites you to indulge in some salty, warm ocean air, breathtaking sunsets and delicious fresh seafood as you explore Florida's gorgeous Gulf Coast. A melding pot of culture and activities makes Tampa, Florida a perfect romantic destination for couples while also offering fun for families.
   
After your flight lands at Tampa International Airport (TPA), you can hit the water, soak up some rays or enjoy a lively club scene that has been frequented by celebrities for decades. Check out the low fares on WhatsCheaper.com by clicking on this link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php).

Tampa offers a variety of affordable rooms that will easily accommodate all your needs throughout the duration of your stay. If the waves and rays are your idea of paradise, check out the variety beach resorts. If you are a city and culture connoisseur, downtown Tampa's hotel offerings include an array of options from simple to elegant. Whatever your preference, you can find it on WhatsCheaper.com the hotel portion of our website by clicking here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

Nature and sea life enthusiasts can not miss Busch Gardens, the Lowry Park Zoo and the Florida Aquarium, all which offer rare sights, such as the endangered manatee or the opportunity stare into the eyes of intimidating sharks. If, however, you enjoy the open sea air, booking a sailing charter, taking a deep sea fishing trip or parasailing along the sandy coastline may appeal to you more.
   
The unique history of Tampa can be discovered in the variety of museums the area has to offer. WhatsCheaper.com suggests the Dali Museum where you can check out the master works and other creations of the infamous surrealist Salvador Dali. Also of interest will be the Henry B. Plant Museum, which is rich with local history, the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum, which includes a large selection of 1920s and 1930s European and American cars, and the Tampa Bay History Center.
   
The beaches in the Tampa area are a must see. Whether you prefer your sand and water with a busy backdrop of bars, hotels, restaurants and other attractions or enjoy the peace and quiet of a remote resort, you will find your niche. For those looking for a quiet, romantic getaway, Belleaire Beach can not be beat. Here you will find your hotel door just a few steps from the convergence of sand and water and an uncrowded shore. If you are looking for food and fun to accompany your relaxation, WhatsCheaper.com invites you to check out St. Pete Beach or Treasure Island. These beaches may be a little noisier and more trafficked, but they offer lots of fresh seafood, surf shops and a rowdier nightlife.
   
WhatsCheaper.com reminds you not to miss a sunset on your Gulf Coast getaway. Once you view these breathtaking marvels each night, however, you will want to grab a bite to eat and enjoy some drinks. If you enjoy local brews, check out one of Tampa's brew pubs, which often times also, offers a delicious full menu. WhatsCheaper also recommends Tampa's variety of dance clubs if you are looking to rub elbows with one of the many celebrities who frequent the Tampa area.
   
All you need is a towel, your suit, some sunscreen and a sense of adventure to enjoy a memorable Gulf Coast vacation in Tampa, Florida. Whether you are bringing your family, your friends or just yourself, booking with WhatsCheaper.com will extract the stress by planning for you, so you can just go and relax by simply clicking the above links.

MUST SEE IN Tampa, FL LIST:

  • 1. Busch Gardens
  • 2. Florida Aquarium
  • 3. Tampa Convention Center
  • 4. Lowry Park Zoo
  • 5. Henry B. Plant Museum
  • 6. Tampa Museum of Art
  • 7. Bok Tower Gardens
  • 8. Dinosaur World
  • 9. Glazer Children's Museum
  • 10. Dali Museum

Tampa, FL EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Outback Bowl - January
  • 2. Gasparilla Pirate Fest - January
  • 3. Florida State Festival - February
  • 4. St. Patrick's Day Parade - March
  • 5. MacDill Airfest - April
  • 6. Ybor City Bike Bash - May
  • 7. Ruskin Tomato Festival - June
  • 8. Oktoberfest Tampa - October
  • 9. Annual Tampa Cigar Heritage Festival - November
  • 10. Annual Victorian Christmas Stroll - December

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Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 North Lois Avenue, Tampa, FL
By Adam J. Mohney

WhatsCheaper.com invites you to spend some days in the Gulf Coast sunshine and some nights in the comfortable and connected confines of Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. Located near the area's most popular beaches, five miles from the city center and near other attractions, such as Hyde Park and the Florida Aquarium, Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore is a wonderful lodging solution for travelers of all types.

Each room booked through WhatsCheaper.com at Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore includes premium standard amenities and ultimate comfort. The Hilton Serenity Bed provides comfortable rest at night, while an in-room coffeemaker helps you jump start your morning. Rooms and suites at Hilton Tampa also feature a 32-inch LCD HD television, USA Today newspaper delivery, a telephone with voicemail and free wireless internet access.

Guests of Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore can also take advantage of the hotel's accommodating facilities. The business center allows working travelers to stay connected on the go, while the fitness room lets guests keep up with their workout routines. Also on-site is a swimming pool, relaxing whirlpool and tennis court.

Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore also provides dining and drinking options for all guests. Coconut's includes a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu of seafood, steaks and pasta in a casual atmosphere. Bay Breeze Lounge offers light fare and a wide selection of drinks from noon until midnight in a relaxed, casual setting. Guests wishing to eat in their rooms can take advantage of the 24-hour room service.

Tampa, Florida offers sun, sand and a scenic tropical city. With a wide variety of attractions, it is a popular destination for beach and travel enthusiasts alike. Book your room at Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore and enjoy prime location and access to all of the coastal city's wonders. Click the following link to get started on WhatsCheaper.com now (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
200 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL
By Adam J. Mohney

WhatsCheaper.com cordially invites you to spend your Tampa vacation on the banks of the Hillsborough River when you book your room or suite at Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel. Located in close proximity to the historic cultural communities of Plant City, a popular farming community, and Ybor City, an old cigar manufacturing town, Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel is also near other popular local attractions, such as beaches and golf courses.

Each of the 277 rooms or 16 suites booked at Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel on WhatsCheaper.com include a comfortable and connected environment. The Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed provides a good nights rest, while the work desk and free wireless internet access allow you to get your work and research done throughout the day. The 32-inch LCD television offers evening entertainment.

Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel also includes a variety of facilities for all travelers. The outdoor riverfront pool is a wonderful place to relax in the Florida sunshine. The Link@Sheraton Powered by Microsoft offers a unique business center to keep working travelers connected. Also on-site is an extensive fitness center, which allows guests to keep up with their workout routines.

Guests of Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel can also eat well during their stay at the Ashley Street Grille. With a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu of steaks, chicken and seafood in a casual environment, the Ashley Street Grille provides delicious meals with a scenic view of the Hillsborough River.

Within driving distance of popular attractions, such as Busch Gardens and a short trip from nearby attractions in Orlando, Tampa is a great place to soak up some sun or enjoy a day at the beach. Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel offers scenic views, comfortable rooms and accommodating facilities to all guests. Book your room at Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel on WhatsCheaper.com now by clicking the following link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Westin Tampa Bay
7627 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL
By Courtney Singer

The Westin Tampa Bay is snugly situated in the relaxed community of Tampa Bay.  Standing at 16 stories, the Westin Tampa Bay is an impressive conglomeration of amenities. Offering glorious ocean views and easy access to local attractions, the Westin Tampa Bay is the perfect spot to stay when visiting this Floridan city.

The Tampa Bay hotel offers 225 rooms and suites.  High Speed Internet, a 37” flat panel TV, mini fridge, and iHome are offered in every room.  All beds are swathed in the Westin signature Heavenly Bed®, and each bathroom includes the Heavenly Bath® line of bath products.  The Westin Service Express® allows guests to do anything from requesting laundry services to making dinner reservations with only “the touch of a button”.

The Westin Tampa Bay is an excellent resource for those looking to plan a conference or event.  With 7,100 square feet of meeting and banquet space, the hotel can accommodate up to 300 people.  Additionally, the Westin offers the BluVu rooftop venue, a 3,500 sq. ft. space with an attached 1,200 sq. ft. outdoor terrace.  The floor-to-ceiling windows provide breathtaking views of Old Tampa Bay.

The Westin is located only 2 miles from the Tampa International Airport, on Rocky Point Island. The hotel is also conveniently located to the University of South Florida, making it the perfect lodging for parents and/or other family members of South Florida college students. Other attractions nearby include the Ford Amphitheater, Raymond James Stadium (home of the Buccaneers), and the Outback Bowl.  

For those with children, there are a great many things to do in the Tampa Bay area.  For the adventure-seeking family, Busch Gardens is nearby.  For those that enjoy more nature-based amusements, families are encouraged to visit the Florida Aquarium and Lowry Zoo.         

Set in the beautiful and tropical Florida, Tampa Bay is a refuge for the traveler looking for a relaxing getaway.  When visiting this laid back town, WhatsCheaper.com suggests the equally tranquil Westin Tampa Bay.  To make a reservation now, go to (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).   

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Tampa
5325 Avion Park Drive, Tampa, FL
By Brandi N.R. Rhone

Homewood Suites by Hilton Tampa-Westshore offers upscale extended stay experience. In the heart of the Westshore Business district Homewood Suites is close by many tourist attractions, shopping and beaches. Only two minutes away from Tampa International Airport, you can arrive at the Homewood Suites Tampa by Courtesy shuttle that leaves every 30minutes or if you are renting a car they have a complimentary garage and parking lot for guests of the hotel Check out time is at 3 p.m.
 
This 144 room hotel has spacious studios with king or queen size beds and one and two bedroom suites with separate living space. Homewood Suites Tampa offers smoking and non-smoking rooms and accessible rooms. Suite standard amenities include fully equipped kitchen with microwave, two burner stove top and refrigerator. Two remote control TV’s with premium cable service, free high speed internet, phone with voice mail.
 
Homewood Suites Hilton in Tampa has a business center and services such as faxing and printing for guests. Visitors looking to continue their exercise routine while away from home by utilizing the Fitness center on premise with a sports court and weight room. For some relaxation they have and outdoor pool and a Fire pit and seating for night gatherings.
 
Suite Start Breakfast is offered daily  from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. for Homewood Suites Tampa guests in the on-site dining lodge, and Monday thru Thursday evening s 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. they treat the guest to the Welcome Home Reception serving refreshments and a light meal. Homewood Suites Tampa also has the Suite Shop the offers snack and beverages 24 hours a day.
 
Homewood Suites by Hilton Tampa Airport – Westshore- is a great choice for extended stay business or play. A classy option for your stay in Tampa Florida, book your stay here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport
4500 West Cypress Street, Tampa, FL
By Jessica Howell

When you stay at the Double Tree Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore, you really are in the middle of all the best Tampa has to offer.  The area surrounding the hotel is brimming with enticing attractions, delicious dinning, and exciting entertainment options.  Venture to the beach for a fun-filled day in the sun, to Busch Gardens or Adventure Island for some thrills, or spend a leisurely day walking around the Lowry Park Zoo.  With these attractions and much, much more, you will have plenty to keep you busy during your stay in Tampa.  Check in at the Doubletree is at 3 p.m. and check out is at 12 noon.  Let

At the Doubletree Hotel Tampa – Westshore, you will find the hotel amenities to be as impressive as the range of activities you can do outside its walls.  All 489 rooms at the Doubletree provide guests with comfortable living quarters while away from home.  Fall into a deep sleep on the hotel’s signature Sweet Dreams by Doubletree Collection bedding, which will envelope you in comfort and serenity.  Plush pillows, crisp sheets, and fluffy duvets will have you wishing you could take the bed back home with you when you leave.  Other room amenities include luxurious Crabtree & Evelyn Citron skin care and bath products, flat panel HDTV’s with premium cable channels and in-room movies, a Wolfgang Puck coffee maker, iron, ironing board, and dual-line speakerphones with voicemail.  High-speed internet access is also available for a small fee.  If you are on a tight budget, complimentary wireless internet access is available in public areas surrounding the hotel.  

If you are looking for a hotel that provides guests with premium accommodations in an ideal location, WhatsCheaper.com recommends booking your stay at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore.  Click on the following link to book your room today:  (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).  

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Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore
5312 Avion Park Drive, Tampa, FL
By Anne T. Parker

The Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore sits just across a major road separating the airport grounds from the desirable Westshore Business District. The hotel is minutes from Tampa’s International Plaza, a world-class mall where you’ll enjoy shopping, upscale and casual dining, and a variety of nightlife entertainment. The hotel is in close proximity to other famous restaurants, the Westshore Mall and major medical facilities. It is just a short drive from Raymond James Stadium, home of NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Busch Gardens, Ybor City, the cruise port and Downtown Tampa.  

The hotel offers complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to and from the airport. Check-in time is 3 p.m. Early arrivers can leave their bags at the front desk for safe-keeping while they enjoy the sights. Housemen will assist with luggage. Parking is free. Check-out time is Noon.

The Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore offers 171 guest rooms with king and queen beds, as well as suites and ADA mobility/hearing accessible rooms. The hotel boasts the best sleep ever with its exclusive Garden Sleep System Bed, which adjusts to conform to the body for deep sleep comfort. Guest rooms include a 32” flat panel HDTV with premium cable channels, hairdryer, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, personal safe and Neutrogena amenity kits. Guests will enjoy a comfortable work area with ergonomic furniture, complimentary hi-speed internet (wired and wireless), iPod connectivity, 2-line telephone with data port and voicemail, and print-on-demand service that sends requests directly to the Business Center.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at the hotel’s Coast restaurant, which serves fresh American cuisine. Coast also provides room service for hotel guests. Unwind and indulge in your favorite cocktail at the Reel Bar. Relax at the hotel’s large outdoor heated swimming pool and spa, or work up a sweat at the fitness center. Also available are a 24-hour business center and a 24-hour convenience store. For a delightful experience on your next trip to Tampa, try the Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore. WhatsCheaper.com can assist you in making reservations now by clicking on the following link: (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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