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Top Tampa Family Hotels

Chase Suite Hotel Tampa
3 out of 5
3075 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL
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CA $125
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
3.6/5Good! (2,105 reviews)
Really nice pleasantly surprised for last minute booking

"Loved it will definately go back"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 26, 2020

Chase Suite Hotel Tampa
Hyatt Place Busch Gardens
3 out of 5
11408 N 30th St, Tampa, FL
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4.1/5Very Good! (2,103 reviews)

"Nice place. Staff was nice & Room was nice as well. My only complaint is that the shower water took about 20 minutes to get warm/hot. I’m guessing because I stayed on the 6th floor, it took longer to get all the way up the pipes."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Hyatt Place Busch Gardens
Sailport Waterfront Suites
3.5 out of 5
2506 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL
CA $185
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.1/5Very Good! (2,657 reviews)

"We loved our stay at the Sailport. The suites are nice and spacious for our family of five and the pool overlooking the bay is beautiful. You can catch a ride over to Ben T. Davis beach, which doesn't compare to Clearwater/St. Pete, but the location of this hotel is convenient to the airport and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Sailport Waterfront Suites
Harborside Suites at Little Harbor
3.5 out of 5
536 Bahia Beach Blvd, Ruskin, FL
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CA $152
per night
Apr 15 - Apr 16
4.3/5Excellent! (2,073 reviews)

"Love the location and room. Better amenities would be suggested."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 7, 2020

Harborside Suites at Little Harbor
The Inn at Little Harbor
3 out of 5
611 Destiny Dr, Ruskin, FL
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CA $161
per night
Apr 15 - Apr 16
3.9/5Very Good! (2,254 reviews)

"On site restaurants. Beautiful sunset photo opportunities. Friendly staff. On site Beach. On site swimming pool."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

The Inn at Little Harbor
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
4 out of 5
2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, FL
CA $265
per night
May 7 - May 8
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,200 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay there, all though we were just there for one night"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Rocky Point Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
3050 N Rocky Point Dr W, Tampa, FL
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CA $187
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.2/5Very Good! (1,940 reviews)

"I don't like about parking . They charge extra 12$/day."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Rocky Point Waterfront
The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa
3.5 out of 5
7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL
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CA $126
per night
Apr 21 - Apr 22
3.7/5Good! (1,023 reviews)

"I had an excellent stay at The Godfrey Hotel in Tampa! This was very recently when I had to travel & I was very anxious due to coronavirus concerns. But I couldn't cancel my plans at the last minute, and the hotel was so good! They made me feel very welcomed and kept my room and facilities very clean. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa
Quality Inn & Conference Center
2.5 out of 5
2701 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL
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3.4/5Good! (2,873 reviews)

"Even though the hotel is on a busy street in interior rooms facing the garden were very quiet no street noise at all"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 24, 2020

Quality Inn & Conference Center
Tahitian Inn
3 out of 5
601 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL
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CA $152
per night
Apr 20 - Apr 21
3.5/5Good! (2,247 reviews)

"great staff and cafe was nice. a bit run down. price was a bit high for the condition of the room. good location, close to stores and highway."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Tahitian Inn
Comfort Suites Tampa Airport North
2.5 out of 5
5421 West Waters Ave., Tampa, FL
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CA $117
per night
Apr 23 - Apr 24
4.2/5Excellent! (1,178 reviews)

"Overall good experience. Good location to get to events and stadiums"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 8, 2020

Comfort Suites Tampa Airport North
Emerald Greens Hotel Condo Resort
3.5 out of 5
13941 Clubhouse Dr, Tampa, FL
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4.6/5Exceptional! (390 reviews)

"Great people and perfect location. Lots of activities"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 8, 2020

Emerald Greens Hotel Condo Resort
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens
3.5 out of 5
3705 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL
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CA $227
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.1/5Very Good! (1,690 reviews)

"Clean"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa/Riverview/Brandon
3 out of 5
4328 Garden Vista Drive, Riverview, FL
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CA $152
per night
Apr 24 - Apr 25
4.5/5Wonderful! (857 reviews)

"Hot tub was not warm enough Due to corona virus there was a shortage in the kitchen staff"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Tampa/Riverview/Brandon
Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa North
2.5 out of 5
8210 Hidden River Pkwy, Tampa, FL
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CA $158
per night
May 5 - May 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,014 reviews)

"Comfortable, clean, quiet, good selection at breakfast and friendly competent staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa North
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
6815 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL
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CA $83
per night
Apr 23 - Apr 24
4.2/5Very Good! (1,030 reviews)

"Room was large, but floors are a little creaky in places. It looks like things are being done to update the building. Overall pretty nice for a stay in zephyrhills. No real complaints except for spotty wifi, which I was told was being worked out with the internet provider."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

Quality Inn
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Tampa North/I 75 Tampa Palms
3 out of 5
5396 Primrose Lake Cir, Tampa, FL
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CA $166
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
4.6/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"The bathroom was in 2 areas. Worked because there were 5 of us in the suite. Toilet and sink in one and sink and shower in the other. The weird thing was the opaque glass in those sliding doors. No one wants to see the shadows passing by the doors and what they're doing. Only one tv and situated ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Tampa North/I 75 Tampa Palms
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tampa Casino-Fairgrounds, FL
2.5 out of 5
11551 Discovery Lane, Seffner, FL
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CA $112
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
4.3/5Excellent! (2,199 reviews)

"The mgr Adrian at the front was especially helpful we are in the process of finding a house so we are basically homeless she had no prob extending pour registration"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 30, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tampa Casino-Fairgrounds, FL
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Where Should We Stay in Tampa?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Tampa is a good choice. The zoo, entertainment, and festivals are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Arrange a flight into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), which is the closest airport, or Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Tampa, you might want to consider one of the 183 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Tahitian Inn: Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

Quality Inn & Conference Center - Features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free parking. This 2.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Sailport Waterfront Suites - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and in-room kitchens. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 3.5-star aparthotel.

The Inn at Little Harbor - Features 3 outdoor pools, a private beach, and 2 restaurants. This 3-star resort is popular with guests for its central location.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3.5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Tampa?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Tampa.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 90°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 53°F
  • Driest months: November, April, May, and October, with an average rainfall of 1.98 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 6.96 inches

What Should We See and Do in Tampa?

While you and your family are vacationing in Tampa, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Tampa Theater and Tampa Museum of Art. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Tampa Bay History Center, Port of Tampa, and Florida Aquarium.

Tampa is also well-known for its:
  • Theater
  • Live music
  • Football
  • Gardens
  • Festivals
  • Entertainment
  • University life

Getting Around Tampa

To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Tampa Union Station. Tampa might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Tampa like for family-friendly vacations?
The destination of Tampa is a good option if you’ve been considering a getaway with the kids. The entertainment, festivals, and hockey games are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Take to the air and fly into Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is the closest airport, or St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is located 14.5 mi (23.4 km) from the city center.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Tampa?
Chase Suite Hotel Tampa is a top 3-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other good options for your family trip include Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay and Quality Inn.
What's the weather like in Tampa?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 90°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual rainfall for Tampa is 46.30 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Tampa?
While you are visiting Tampa, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Tampa Riverwalk, Amalie Arena, and Port of Tampa. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Florida Aquarium, and Raymond James Stadium.
What's the best way for us to get around Tampa?
If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Tampa Union Station. Tampa might not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

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