Book a business trip, friends’ getaway or romantic weekend at the historic Floridan Palace to discover the best of Tampa. Located in Tampa’s entertainment district, our hotel offers unobstructed views of downtown and is within walking distance of popular attractions like Amalie Arena, Tampa Riverwalk and Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. We also lie near downtown businesses, the federal courthouse and The University of Tampa. Listed as a National Historic Landmark, our hotel adds a touch of tradition to any stay with our early 1900s architecture and an original ceiling in our Crystal Dining Room.
You can indulge in delicious meals at Tampa’s best restaurants and bars or inside the hotel before exploring the neighborhood. Work out in our on-site fitness center, or find a quiet nook to video chat with family and friends using free Wi-Fi.
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Our hotel rooms
Unwind in one of our 212 rooms and suites, each boasting classic charm and offering a Keurig® coffeemaker and a flat-screen TV with CNN and ESPN to help you feel at home. Amenities include:
For a stay that feels even more like home, book a Penthouse Suite with two full bathrooms, two bedrooms and a separate living room.
Bars & restaurants
Choose a fresh Mediterranean dish and a glass of wine to complement it at our Crystal Dining Room. The original 1926 ceiling adds a touch of elegance to your dining experience.
You can meet business clients for a round of cocktails or treat your special someone to live music in the Sapphire Room. Relaxed and inviting, this lounge is an ideal spot for a casual night out.
Things to Do in Tampa
Once meetings have ended, spend your free time exploring Tampa’s exciting attractions. Catch a classic movie at the Tampa Theatre, join the kids for an outing at Glazer Children’s Museum, or plan a day trip to nearby Sarasota or St. Petersburg. These sites are a short stroll away:
Tampa Riverwalk – Located just a seven-minute walk from the hotel, this pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly destination features numerous restaurants, museums, parks and special events. Stroll the 2.4-mile pathway in the morning, attend a festival in the afternoon, and return to dine and dance in the evening.
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts – Discover world-class entertainment at this venue within a 10-minute walk of the hotel. From opera and theater to comedy and children’s shows, this center offers productions certain to delight visitors of all ages.
Amalie Arena – In town for a concert, football game or Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game? Amalie Arena is less than a mile from your hotel room, and you can walk there in about 20 minutes.
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Plan your next meeting or event
Able to accommodate up to 590 guests, our 9,000-square-foot ballroom with a stage area and upper level is perfect for hosting weddings and large corporate events. For smaller gatherings like seminars and presentations, the ballroom can be rearranged in a variety of configurations. On-site catering is available for your convenience.
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