Romantic getaways in Tampa, FL

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Tampa is the third-largest city in Florida known for its white sand beaches, vibrant nightlife, a charming mix of art deco architecture and modern landmarks, and a culture infused with Cuban, Spanish, and Italian influences.

Take advantage of the year-round warm Tampa weather and stroll down the city’s urban parks, explore the dazzling Tampa Riverwalk and the gorgeous Tampa Bay area, visit lively bars, and try out the innovative dining scene.

Offering hotel accommodations that fit any budget, Tampa offers the promise of the ultimate romantic getaway experience!

Best romantic getaways in Tampa, FL

Hotel Alba Tampa

Offering free shuttle service to and from the nearby Tampa International Airport, Hotel Alba Tampa is located just a stone’s throw away from Westshore Plaza and the downtown area.

Guests are welcome to relax with a poolside drink after taking a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, work out at the 24-hour fitness center, and enjoy a meal at the onsite restaurant serving contemporary Florida cuisine with a Spanish fusion.  

Hotel Alba Tampa features modern southern-style guest rooms with a queen or king-size bed, a Keurig coffee maker, and a large flat-screen TV.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa

Guests looking for a variety of amenities and getaways will find everything they wish to experience in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

This busy hotel offers quality accommodation, casino lounge, on-site restaurants, and snack bars.

All rooms at Seminole Hard Rock have cable TV, radio, and coffee-making facilities. Private bathroom and toiletries are staple in each room as well.

Seminole also features unique music playlists for guests and sushi bar to name a few.

Le Méridien Tampa

Formerly built as an old federal courthouse, Le Méridien Tampa is a boutique hotel featuring modern amenities.

The hotel boasts of its on-site restaurant which offers international cuisine, pastries, and unique drinks. Guests can also relax in the engaging atmosphere of the indoor pool, business meeting facilities, and 24-hour fitness center.

Over a hundred rooms in Le Méridien come with flat-screen cable TV, CD player, iPod docking station, and mini-fridge. There is also a private bathroom and free toiletries.

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Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza boasts of its contemporary amenities and accommodation services.

The hotel has on-site bar and bistro serving guests with local dishes and beverages. Guests can spend romantic mornings and experience the outdoor heated pool while enjoying complimentary food from club lounge.

The rooms at the Renaissance come with 55-inch LCD TV and comfortable bed.

Guests can also book select rooms shall they wish to use a sofa and club lounge access with extras like complimentary food services.

Romantic boutique hotels in Tampa

Aloft - Tampa Downtown

As the name suggests, the Aloft hotel is located right in the heart of the city, providing its guests with exclusive access to Tampa’s biggest hot spots, such as the Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa Museum of Art, Busch Gardens, and the beach.

The loft-like rooms and suites feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and coffee-making facilities. Select suites come equipped with a balcony featuring views of the Hillsborough River.

Onsite amenities include an outdoor splash pool, a  restaurant, a 24-hour pantry, a 24-hour gym, and a reception offering free luggage storage. 

The Westshore Grand

Book a stay at The Westshore Grand, a unique and stylish hotel offering luxurious Florida-inspired accommodations.

Take advantage of the enticing 9th-level rooftop pool, grab a delicious Italian coffee at the onsite café, share a romantic meal with your loved one at the steak house, and stay in shape at the state-of-the-art fitness center.

The hotel offers complimentary airport shuttle.

Each room at The Westshore Grand is equipped with a work desk, 48-inch flat-screen cable TV, a coffee machine, and a private bathroom.

Waterfront accommodations for couples in Tampa

The Westin Tampa Waterside

This waterfront hotel overlooking the harbor is situated just a mile away from the Florida Aquarium and other celebrated downtown attractions.

The newly renovated Westin Tampa Waterside hotel offers accommodations with modern essentials such as coffee-making facilities and comfortable plush furnishings.

Guests can enjoy casual yet elegant dining at the onsite restaurant & bar serving fresh seafood dishes and handcrafted cocktails and go for a refreshing swim at the outdoor pool.

Saddlebrook Golf Resort & Spa Tampa North

The incredible Saddlebrook Resort & Spa is more than a place to rest and recharge with your loved one, it is a place to enjoy your athletic passions and delight your taste buds.

The property boasts 2 of Florida’s most picturesque golf courses, a state-of-the-art tennis program featuring 43 tennis courts, and several exceptional dining options.

Soak up the sun by the large outdoor pool, relax at the full-service spa, stay fit at the modern fitness center, or explore the spacious 480-acre property labeled a car-free zone and enjoy native Florida landscaping featuring a plethora of lagoons.

Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel

While in Tampa, stay at the waterfront Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, business center, and beautiful outdoor pool are just some of the amenities it offers.

The fitness center and bar are open all day long. A complimentary shuttle service and a state-of-the-art gym are also available to guests.

A 32-inch flat-screen cable TV, a work desk, and other furniture are provided in each guest room. There is also free Wi-Fi in the immediate area.

Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown Convention Center

Few minutes away from Clearwater beach lies the busy and luxurious Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa.

Besides from being close to natural attractions, the hotel has spacious amenities for guests to use and enjoy – meeting places, event and reception center, swimming pool, and fitness area.

Rooms in Embassy Suites are all equipped with flat-screen TV and a wet bar with mini-refrigerator and microwave. Guests will also be satisfied with complimentary made-to-order breakfast as well.

Tampa Marriott Water Street

This stunning downtown hotel is perfectly located for you to enjoy the city’s best entertainment and cuisine.

The rooms are ample, with select rooms featuring separate seating areas. Private bathrooms are standard in every room.

For your comfort, you can request spa treatments to be done in your room.

Currant American Brasserie at the Sofia hotel serves American twist on the French cuisine and provide a room service.

The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa

Located along Tampa International Airport, the Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas is a modest place for couples looking for peace and quiet during their romantic getaway.

With a heated outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, and a well-equipped gym, the hotel provides a range of basic amenities. Every room has a large flat-screen TV and a kitchenette with basic cooking equipment.

All rooms have a private bathroom with a shower. For an additional fee, guests can also take advantage of their in-room dining service.

The Westin Tampa Bay

Overlooking from Tampa Bay, The Westin Hotel boasts of its tropical beach vibe along with other amenities such as fitness center, on-site restaurants, and coffee shops.

All rooms include complimentary wi-fi, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom.

Guests and couples can go for romantic day outdoors and ride a boat or jet ski which can be rented from the Westin.

Enjoying a seafood lunch or drinking frappe at Starbucks afterwards is also worth including in the itinerary.

Romantic hotels for foodies in Tampa

Epicurean Hotel

Epicurean Hotel takes pride in serving luxury and comfort to its guest with its full amenities and touch of entertainment services.

This boutique hotel features outdoor swimming pools, full-service spa, business, and fitness centers.

Each room comes with free Wi-Fi access, 42-inch flat-screen cable TV, and microwave. Minibar and balcony are also included in select suites.

Guests can also watch wine pairing and cooking performed by chefs at the Epicurean Theater, and enjoy specialty dishes and drinks at on-site resto and bar.

Hotel Haya

The gorgeous Hotel Haya is located in the hip Ybor City district, just minutes away from Downtown Tampa.

Each upscale room comes with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Select rooms feature a wraparound balcony ideal for enjoying panoramic views of the outdoor swimming pool or the vibrant 7th Avenue.

Guests may try out exciting menus at the onsite restaurant serving a variety of dishes ranging from Cuban to Italian, and Spanish to Mediterranean.

This 4-star boutique hotel also features a café, a poolside bar, a fitness center, a garden, as well as evening entertainment.

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

Set withing walking distance from Tampa International Airport, the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is a spacious hotel with a number of amenities perfect for leisure and business travelers.
 
With its on-site restaurants, outdoor pools, business lounge, and fitness center open 24/7, Grand Hyatt provides array of exciting options to its guests.
 
All rooms come with flat-screen cable TV, iPod docking station, work desk, and coffee maker. Guests can relax in the hot tub or avail massage service from the hotel.

Themed getaways in Tampa

"Friends"-themed Airbnb

This themed Airbnb will transport you into the world of the “Friends” sitcom.

This charming and vibrant interpretation of scenes from Monica’s apartment, Joey and Chandler’s place and the Central Perk coffee shop decorated with heaps of replica items and memorabilia make for a unique getaway, whether you’re a fan of the show or not!

Located in the heart of the historic Ybor City neighborhood, it is sure to have everything one might need for a comfortable stay.

Floridan Palace Hotel

Enjoy a legendary stay at this historic nineteen-story hotel that was built in 1926, and later brought back to its original splendor.

Indulge yourself in spacious accommodations bathed in a historical luxury mixed with modern comforts. Each room at Floridan Palace Hotel features classic decor, a plush bed, free WiFi, a flat-screen cable TV, and an en suite bathroom with a marble countertop.

Onsite amenities include a fitness center, a bar providing live entertainment, and fine dining amid crystal chandeliers at The Crystal Dining Room serving Mediterranean and contemporary cuisine.

Affordable hotels for couples in Tampa

Chase Suite Hotel Tampa

Minutes away from Clearwater beach, the Chase Suite Hotel Tampa boasts of its outdoor swimming pool, resourceful fitness center, and a business center with meeting facilities.

Concierge and room services are also provided by the hotel throughout the day. The rooms in Chase Suite comes with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, kitchen utilities with dishwashing area, and coffee machine.

There is also a wardrobe area, private bathroom and complimentary toiletries available for all guests.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tampa RJ Stadium

Rich with deluxe amenities, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson serves both class and convenience. Guests can relax in the outdoor pool or bond at the fitness center. On-site restaurant offering sumptuous meals from continental breakfast to fine dinner is also available.

The rooms are spacious and vibrant with kitchen utilities and entertainment facilities such as cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Guests can also spend an intimate time relaxing in the hot tub staple in each room.

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Tampa Bay Airport

The La Quinta Inn offers complimentary airport shuttle service to guests arriving from Tampa International Airport. Guests can also enjoy free daily breakfast after using their outdoor pool.

There is free Wi-Fi, flat-screen cable TV, ironing facilities and a coffee maker in every room. Certain rooms have access to kitchen appliances.

Guests can spend bonding time shopping or taking in the sights along malls nearby.

Sailport Waterfront Suites

Overlooking the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay, Sailport Waterfront Suites is located minutes from the Tampa International Airport, downtown Tampa, St. Pete Beach, and Clearwater, while the thrilling Busch Gardens Tampa and Adventure Island are a short drive away from the resort.

Experience waterfront relaxation that’s easy on your budget at Tampa’s only all-waterfront, all-suite resort featuring spacious rooms, an outdoor heated pool with a poolside bar and grill, and a beach.

Each suite comes with a full kitchen and a private balcony with water views.

 

Romantic things to do in the Tampa, FL

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in Tampa so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.

Tampa Riverwalk

The Riverwalk is a great place to take a romantic stroll through Tampa, where you can see the city’s best attractions, parks, and restaurants. For those who enjoy biking, renting a bike along the Tampa Riverwalk is a great option.

eBoats Tampa

Watching the sunset with your sweetheart is already a romantic moment. How much more eating your favorite dishes while cruising the river? All of these can be done when you ride Tampa Bay’s eBoats and finish the day on an intimate note.

Henry B. Plant Museum

The Henry B. Plant Museum is a great place to spend a romantic evening with your significant other as you  revisit the early days of Florida with the H. B. Plant museum’s iconic minarets, minarets architecture, grand furnishings, and lively gardens.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Scream at the top of your lungs and hold each other tight as you try Busch Gardens’ fear-inducing roller coasters.

After a day of thrills and spills, unwind with a meal at one of the many garden-side eateries. In addition, you can head on to the Serengeti Railway offers and enjoy awe-inspiring views of the animals.

Hyde Park Village

Visit Hyde Park village and shop at its modern and unique boutique hubs for a romantic night date in a park-like setting. Having dinner and a movie at Hyde’s Cinebistro is a also great and unique way to spend quality time with your partner.

Clearwater Marine Aquarum

Make more memories with your significant other when you visit and participate in activies prepared by Clearwater Marine Aquarium. You can kayak around Clearwater Bay, have an overview of marine biology, or float through finger islands during the tours.

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