Le Méridien Tampa, the 100-year-old-federal-courthouse-turned-luxury-hotel, has a striking stone façade and stately columns that make it a stand out in the heart of downtown. Conveniently located near Ybor and Channelside, the city’s top restaurants, shopping, art galleries, and entertainment, the hotel puts the city’s best attractions at your fingertips. With Le Méridien as your home base, you’ll quickly discover why Forbesnamed Tampa a "top 10 city people are moving to."
Inside the historic walls of this beautifully-transformed boutique hotel are 130 contemporary guestrooms equipped with all the modern amenities a discerning traveler could need. The 12 different room categories can sleep one to four guests in one king bed or two queens lined with 350 threat count sheets and hypoallergenic pillows. Each accommodation also features an executive desk, 42-inch flat screen television, mini-fridge, and large picture windows to let in the warm Florida sunshine.
Like all Le Méridien hotels, this Tampa property prides itself on offering a uniquely designed lobby that’s far from the traditional check-in/check-out thoroughfare. Grab a book from the library’s collection, kick back in a vibrantly colored chair, and enjoy a hand-crafted espresso or signature éclair. Also on-site is a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool, a French bistro, Longitude bar and 4,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Good news for Fido, too: the hotel is pet friendly!
If you’ve never visited Tampa, you may not realize its offerings extend way past boating and sunbathing. Le Méridien ensures guests are fully aware of the city’s abundant cultural experiences via a partnership with Tampa Museum of Art. The Unlock Art™ program gives guests complimentary access to the museum when they show their room’s artist-designed key card upon entering. Also a part of Tampa’s impressive and lively art scene are the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Salvador Dali Museum, and Tampa Bay History Center, all of which are just a quick trip from the property.
Stylish, sophisticated, and full of surprises, Le Méridien Tampa cleverly combines the brand’s European heritage with the building’s American history to provide guests with a modern and inviting retreat in South Florida. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, it’s the perfect place to explore this multifaceted city that offers so much more than its sunny demeanor. It's no wonder USA Today 10Best readers voted the property #1 Hotel in Tampa.