3 star hotel
Area: Uptown Tampa
0.38 mi from University of Tampa
Best Rooms: The 6th floor offers the best views from the hotel, with odd-numbered rooms looking out to downtown Tampa and even-numbered rooms in the *02 - *12 series (e.g. 602, 610) overlooking the pool and courtyard area.
Best Rooms: The best view is of the Hillsborough River, offered from odd-numbered rooms. The rest of the rooms face North Ashley Drive, so there isn't much offered in the way of views.
Best Rooms: Even-numbered rooms overlook the pool while odd-numbered rooms offer a view of the surrounding city buildings.
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *01 - *07 on floors 14 - 20 floor (e.g. 1501, 1706) offer views of Tampa Bay Harbor while rooms ending in *16 - *21 on floors 7 - 20 (e.g. 1016, 1820) offer views of St. Pete Times Forum and rooms ending in *08 - *15 on floors 9 - 20 (e.g. 910, 1214) offer views of downtown Tampa.
Best Rooms: Request a courtyard-facing room to avoid street and parking lot views.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Northwest Tampa
3.74 mi from University of Tampa
Best Rooms: For the best view, request a room facing the pool on any floor.