SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 01, 2012 13:11 ET

Cruises Are Smooth Sailing With Stays at SpringHill Suites Hotel Near the Tampa Port

SpringHill Suites Tampa Westshore Airport Offers Convenient Port Location and Great Amenities

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2012) - Cruise-goers at the start or end of their journey can add a little extra fun to their trip with a few days at this hotel near the Tampa port, offering style, convenience and comfort at a price that won't break the bank.

Those setting sail with Tampa's four major cruise lines -- Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line -- can spend a few days at the SpringHill Suites Tampa Westshore Airport exploring the area's biggest attractions.

As one of the top Tampa hotels near the cruise port, the SpringHill Suites Tampa Westshore Airport puts you just minutes away from the area's biggest attractions. Enjoy world-class shopping, museums, beaches and the energy of the historic Latin Quarter, Ybor City. If you're traveling with kids -- or just a kid at heart -- Busch Gardens is a short drive away, and Orlando's world-famous theme parks are within an hour's drive.

If you'd rather spend your days closer to this Tampa, Florida hotel near the cruise port, head to the Channelside complex, featuring shopping, dining, live music and an IMAX cinema, just steps from the port's terminals. Next door to Channelside, the Florida Aquarium gives you a peek into the colorful world of underwater sea creatures.

Of course, it wouldn't be a vacation without this hotel's stylish TPA accommodations. Each of the spacious studio suites here features a fresh and bright look and feel, with new linens and pillows, a 32-inch flat-screen TV, microwave, mini-refrigerator and complimentary local calls and Internet access. To get in the cruising state of mind, spend some time in this hotel's heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, and before you set sail, enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, featuring fresh and healthy options.

To learn more about the SpringHill Suites Tampa Westshore Airport, visit the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tpash-springhill-suites-tampa-westshore-airport/, where you can book rooms at this TPA airport hotel, discover nearby dining and attractions, find packages and deals and plan your visit with maps and transportation information.

About the SpringHill Suites Tampa Westshore Airport
Whether a cruise, the sunshine, convention center location or business-friendly amenities bring you to the SpringHill Suites Tampa Westshore Airport, you'll find everything you need for a comfortable, relaxing stay. Conveniently located just 2 miles from the Tampa International Airport, reached by complimentary shuttle, this all-suite hotel's accommodations are 25% bigger than other offerings in the area, and were recently renovated in 2009. The spacious studio suites are bright, light and fresh, with new linens and pillows, a 32-inch flat-screen TV, microwave, mini-refrigerator and complimentary local calls and Internet access (wired and wireless). The business amenities go beyond your in-room features to include complimentary copy and fax services, wireless Internet in the lobby and more than 2,600 sq ft of meeting space, available for groups of 10 to 40. After a day at a desk or out at Raymond James Stadium or George Steinbrenner Field, unwind in the heated outdoor pool and whirlpool or the fitness center. Mornings at this Tampa hotel begin with a complimentary breakfast buffet, featuring hot, fresh and healthy options.