The Hilton Tampa Downtown is ideal for those who are looking for mid-price accommodations in the heart of town. You can find the recently renovated Hilton Downtown in Tampa on the corner of Tampa and East Jackson streets, just steps from the pedestrian mall on Franklin Street. While the downtown Tampa Hilton caters mostly to business travelers, it is a hotel that leisure travelers will also do well to keep in mind. You won't necessarily need a car during your stay at the downtown Tampa Hilton, as public transportation is easy to access and can get you around to most of the top attractions in Tampa. But for those who have a rental car or their own vehicle, valet parking is available for a fee.
Unless you are planning on driving to the Tampa Hilton Downtown, you can hop on a shuttle at the Tampa International Airport to get here. The rates for the shuttle are reasonable, and since the airport is only a few miles from the hotel, the trip shouldn't take very long. You can also rely on taxis to get you from the airport to the hotel and vice versa. Once you settle in at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, the In-Town Trolley stop across the street should come in handy if you plan on visiting places such as historic Ybor City and the Channelside Entertainment Complex. Downtown Tampa has some wonderful attractions, and you'll be close to all of them when you stay at the Tampa Hilton Downtown.
When you're not out shopping, visiting museums, or enjoying all the other fun things that there are to do in Tampa during your stay at the Hilton Downtown, you can easily stay entertained back at the hotel. When the weather is nice, heading up to the rooftop pool and sun deck is always an option. There is also a hot tub on the rooftop deck, which can prove to be very relaxing after a day out on the town. A good restaurant and an inviting bar are also on-site at the Hilton Downtown in Tampa, so you won't have to go far to satisfy your dining needs, though keep in mind that the restaurant is quite popular at lunchtime, thanks to the friendly rates. Rounding out the facilities here are a fitness room, a 24-hour business center, and coin-operated laundry machines. Guest laundry service and limited room service are available as well, as is concierge service.
There are 521 guest rooms at the downtown Tampa Hilton Downtown, and all have benefited from the hotel's recent renovations. Each room, while not overly luxurious, boasts an elegant decor. An ample amount of in-room amenities will help to make your stay a pleasant one, and they include marble and granite bathrooms that are stocked with signature bath products. Other standard amenities are a large work desk, wireless internet access, a flat-screen television, cable and satellite channels, an iHome stereo that is iPod-compatible, and premium bedding. On top of these, each guest room at the Tampa Hilton Downtown also features a safe for your valuables, individual climate control, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board.
The amount of amenities for guests at the downtown Tampa Hilton is impressive, especially when you consider the friendly rates. It's hard to argue with a stay here, especially if you have value in mind. Be sure to keep an out for special weekend rates, as the demand for the rooms tends to go down once the weekday business travelers check out.