Winner of several national awards for ‘Quality and Service', this hotel ranks highest in Tampa on independent traveller sites and in independent surveys. It is air-conditioned and comprises a lobby with a 24-hour reception offering a 24-hour check-out service and a hotel safe. Lift access is provided, and there is a hairdressing salon on-site. Other facilities include an auditorium and kids' club for younger guests. Food and drink are served in the café, bar, pub and breakfast and dining rooms. Conference facilities feature and guests can stay connected thanks to the wireless Internet access provided. Room and laundry services are also available, and there is a car park where guests can leave their vehicles.
The hotel is located in upscale New Tampa and is surrounded by nature, shops, dining options and theatres. It is set in a family-friendly area and offers easy access to several golf courses, plus biking, running, walking, canoeing and short walk trails in a nature reserve. Also there is a Cineplex and over 10 restaurants to be found nearby. The University of South Florida, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island can all be found around a 15-minute drive from the hotel, whilst Ybor City is around 30 minutes away by car.
Rooms come with ultra-plush pillow-top mattresses and extra pillows on their double or king-size bed. Premium cable channels can be viewed on the 32-inch flat panel TV, and there is free high-speed wireless Internet access provided. The rooms are en suite and come with a shower, bath and hairdryer. A telephone is provided, as is a radio and tea and coffee making facilities. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience, and individually regulated air conditioning and heating features as standard. The hotel also offers upgraded bath linens and amenities.
Guests can take a dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool or relax on the sun terrace. Sun loungers and parasols are provided, and there is a gym for those looking to work out. Guests can also relax on the nearby sandy beach.
Most major credit cards are accepted at the hotel including American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA.
On Interstate 75, take exit 20, Bryce B Downs Blvd. Drive NE from the Interstate, and turn left at Highwoods Preserve. Head for one block along Highwoods to Galbraith, and then turn right.
Free ice cream is offered every evening at the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed