Please be aware of housing phishing schemes.  IFDA has not engaged the services of any third party housing bureau to manage housing services on our behalf.  IFDA will not contact you to make housing arrangements.  If you are contacted by any companies seeking to fraudulently book housing on our behalf please forward contact information to us at housing@ifdaonline.org, so that IFDA’s legal counsel can issue cease and desist correspondence.


Our hotel room blocks are sold out.  However, there are several affordable housing options within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center which include:


 

Aloft Tampa Downtown (.5 miles from TCC; 10 min walk)

100 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 898-8000
Website: http://www.alofttampadowntown.com
Contact: Chris Petterson
Email: chris@alofttampadowntown.com
Celebrate your style at Aloft Tampa Downtown, a hip new hotel that’s steps from museums, parks, restaurants, nightlife, sports, and shopping. We offer easy-breezy access to the Riverwalk, the Tampa Convention Center, and the Amalie Arena. Breeze into one of our Aloft rooms, featuring our ultra-comfortable signature bed, walk-in shower, custom amenities by Bliss® Spa, and more. Our plug & play connectivity station charges all your electronics and links to the 42” LCD TV to maximize work and play. Meet & mingle with friends at our w xyz(SM) bar, grab a sweet, savory, or healthy snack from re:fuel by Aloft(SM), our 24/7 pantry, or play in our re:mix(SM) lounge. Plus, you can always stay connected with free hotel-wide wired and wireless High Speed Internet Access!


 

Hilton Tampa Downtown (.4 miles from TCC; 10 min walk) 

211 N Tampa St
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 204-3000
Website: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/hilton-tampa-downtown-TPANTHF/index.html
Contact: Staci Valentino
The NEW sophisticated Hilton Tampa Downtown recently completed a multi-year, multimillion-dollar renovation featuring impressive rooms, a prominent pool deck, fitness center, delicious dining, and meeting/event space.

 

Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Tampa Downtown (.5 miles from TCC; 11 min walk) 

325 N Florida Ave
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 616-1234
Website: http://hyatthousetampadowntown.com
Contact: Arsen Khodosov
Email: arsen.khodosov@hyatt.com
The Hyatt Place + Hyatt House Tampa infuses modern chic designs with Tampa’s rich Latin History. Boasting 345 luxurious guestrooms, Hyatt Place + Hyatt House Tampa is located in the heart of downtown and just steps away from world class entertainment and major corporate offices. Whether you are visiting for a special event or staying for a long term project, Hyatt Place + Hyatt House has the right accommodations to make you feel completely at home. Enjoy dashing city views from our outdoor Swimming Pool located on the 5th floor deck or start your day with a workout session on one of our Peloton Bikes in the Fitness Center. When it’s time to unwind, come and experience Corazon Bar/Restaurant or visit Wicked Pour Tap House for a pint of your favorite lager. The properties’ diverse offering also includes Junmai Station Sushi and a full Starbucks Café on premises. As the only dual-branded Hyatt downtown Tampa we are proud to offer luxury, style, and comfort all under one roof!

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Tampa Marriott Water Street

SOLD OUT
505 Water St
Tampa, FL 33602
The beautifully-redesigned waterfront hotel sits adjacent to the convention center in Tampa's dynamic downtown just steps from the Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Aquarium, Amalie Arena and the evolving Sparkman Wharf. Please click here for airport transportation and parking information for this hotel.
 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center

513 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33602
SOLD OUT
Connected via sky-bridge to the Tampa Convention Center, this all-suite hotel is within easy walking distance to attractions such as the Florida Aquarium, Sparkman Wharf and the Tampa Riverwalk. Please click here for airport transportation and parking information for this hotel.
 

Sheraton Marriott Riverwalk

200 North Ashley Drive
Tampa, Florida 33602
SOLD OUT
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel offers pet-friendly guest rooms, advanced fitness equipment, an outdoor pool, waterfront dining, free Wi-Fi, elevated event venues and a prime downtown location within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center. Please click here for airport transportation and parking information for this hotel.

If you have questions or to reserve rooms for groups of 10 or more or room blocks larger than 4 rooms, please contact housing @ifdaonline.org.
 

Other Travel Information

Weather & Dress: It’s beautiful in Tampa in September! The average daytime high at this time of year is 89 °F, and average nighttime lows of 75 °F. Conference attire is business casual.
 

From the Airport: Tampa International Airport (TPA), is named one of the "Top 3 Airports in North America & Top 5 Airports in the World" by Airports Council International, consistently receives accolades for its efficient design and passenger-friendly facilities. The airport is just a 15-minute drive from downtown Tampa.