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With stylish decor and furnishings that stray away from the typical hotel experience, the boutique hotels in Tampa are perfect for when you’re looking for personalized services and unique amenities. From a converted federal courthouse to a robotic butler service and delectable on-site dining options, these accommodations offer modern rooms that are trendy, cool and chic. Elevate your vacation with a stay at one of these top boutique hotels in Tampa.
One of the most interesting hotel renovation projects in Florida, Le Meridien Tampa has converted a century-old historic federal courthouse into a luxurious boutique hotel. Built in 1905, this downtown gem is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Memorable to say the least, here you’ll find unique touches such as the witness stand turned hostess stand and former jury deliberation table turned into bar furniture. Le Meridien boasts spacious and modern rooms, with the Studio Suite being the most elegant with its separate living room area and 24-hour room service. For extra space, book the Executive Suite, 1 King. Visit the on-site restaurant for French-inspired dishes or relax at the uber-cool cocktail lounge, then take a dip in the outdoor pool. When you’re ready to explore, you’ll find easy access to all major attractions in Tampa, including art galleries, museums, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, including a two-minute walk from the Tampa Theatre.
Aloft Tampa Downtown is a hip hotel with a boutique-like ambiance, where you be within a short drive to Tampa’s museums, parks and restaurants. Overlooking the Hillsborough River, you can enjoy a specialty cocktail and cool tunes at the W XYZ Bar or pick up a sweet or savory treat and grab-and-go food options at Re:fuel by Aloft. Make a splash in the outdoor pool or take a leisurely walk to the nearby Riverwalk. Sleep easy in the modern rooms that feature ultra-comfortable signature beds, walk-in showers, mini fridges and flat-screen TVs as well as complimentary bottled water and coffee and Bliss spa amenities. For extra space, stay in the Suite Two Queen River or City view, or upgrade to the High Floor Suites for the best views of the area.
The West Wing Boutique Hotel offers affordable rooms with 5-star experiences, close to many of the city’s most popular attractions. Added perks include complimentary Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast and a robotic butler service that is perfect for a family getaway or business trip. Kick back and enjoy your vacation, as in-room amenities range from Keurig coffee makers and refrigerators to premium bedding that ensures a peaceful night of sleep. Dine at the on-site restaurant and bar, then enjoy its close proximity to attractions like Glazer Children’s Museum, Lowry Park Zoo and Adventure Island. It’s also less than a mile from the University of South Florida campus and two miles from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, with complimentary airport shuttles to Tampa International Airport.
Offering chic decor furnishings and boutique-inspired rooms, Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection is less than a mile from the shopping at Hyde Park Village and less than three from the Tampa Museum of Art. Rooms feature pillow-top mattresses with luxurious bedding, room service and a fully stocked pantry and minibar, while upgraded rooms also include outdoor terraces. Elevage, the hotel’s on-site restaurant, serves up fare from around the globe while the rooftop Edge bar serves small sharing plates perfect for groups. Sign up for cooking classes led by professional chefs, then soak up the sunshine at the outdoor pool or grab a complimentary bike to cruise the area. If all this luxurious living has you exhausted, you can pamper yourself at Evangeline, which offers a range of treatments such as body scrubs, wraps, massages, therapy baths and facials.
AC Hotel by Marriott Tampa Airport offers a complimentary shuttle to and from Tampa International Airport and is within close proximity to many of Westshore’s attractions, including Raymond James Stadium, International Plaza and Bay Street. The hotel’s European-inspired rooms feature urban modern decor, flat-screen TVs and signature Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities, with upgraded rooms adding pull-out sofas and pool views. Start your morning with assorted cheeses, freshly baked croissants, artisan-cured meats and breakfast tarts at AC Kitchen, then lounge poolside or work up a sweat in the fitness room or wrap up your day with tapas and cocktails at AC Lounge.
Tahitian Inn is a laid-back boutique hotel that is designed to melt your worries away, furnished in an alluring island-style. You’ll find 80 recently renovated rooms and suites with plantation shutters, porcelain tile flooring and soothing color schemes as well as down comforters, refrigerators and separate soaking tubs in upgraded rooms. Visit the on-site Serenity Spa for pampering body treatments, relax at the pool area or kick back with a specialty cocktail at Tiki Joe’s, which offers cabana-style lounge seating and live entertainment. Tahitian Cafe serves scrumptious breakfast favorites, dubbed the “Best Breakfast in Town”, while room service is also available. The hotel is just a short drive from the Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa International Airport and cruise terminal.
Situated only 2 miles from the action-packed Raymond James Stadium, Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel has state of the art decor and plush, boutique-like rooms with modern furnishings, marble bathrooms and large windows with courtyard or city views. Need extra space? Stay in the one-bedroom Executive Suite with a separate living room. You’ll be spoiled for shopping choices, as the Renaissance is connected to Tampa’s premier shopping area’s with over 200 upscale stores and services. From the posh lobby and hotel decor to the picturesque patio and resort-like swimming pool, this hotel is easy on the eyes. Refuel for another day of sight sighting at the elegant Gabriella’s restaurant, which serves handmade pasta and seafood.