Once a sleepy fishing town, Tampa is now an exciting destination for business travelers, families and adventure enthusiasts, and with properties throughout the city, Holiday Inn Express® Hotels is your choice for Tampa hotels.
Kick off your Tampa hotel stay with at trip to Busch Gardens. This popular Florida theme park actually predates Disney World and features a variety of thrill rides, live shows and an impressive natural environment zoo. If you're looking for even more up-close and personal animal encounters while you're in town, check out the Florida Aquarium or Big Cat Rescue, the largest exotic cat sanctuary in the world.
The International Plaza and Bay Street shopping center offers upscale boutiques and dining within Tampa's Westshore Business District, while Ybor City is definitely the place to be at night. Tampa is also home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and professional hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. If you're staying at one of our Tampa hotels in the spring, head to George Steinbrenner Field and watch the New York Yankees train.
No matter which of great Tampa hotels you choose, we assure you there’s nothing sleepy about this town anymore.