We’ve officially made it to summer! However, you don’t need to leave your zip code in order to have a romantic getaway with the love of your life. Tampa Bay has a multitude of wonderful hotels and resorts perfect for a staycation to get away from work and the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Below you’ll find a list of Tampa Bay hotel deals and packages you can take advantage of this summer.
Updated by Zoë Joiner, May 2023.
Want to get away but don’t want to stray too far from downtown Tampa? Not to be confused with the newer JW Marriott right down the street, The Tampa Marriott Water Street is located just a few feet from the Tampa Riverwalk and has some nice deals for locals.
The Riverwalk Staycation Package starts at ~$349/night and includes:
- Tampa Riverwalk Guide
- Late checkout at 2pm
- Local attraction discounts including Florida Aquarium($4 Off), ZooTampa ($5 Off), Tampa Bay History Center ($2 Off), Pirate Water Taxi (25% Off), and Yacht Starship (free boarding photo), with promo code during online booking.
Book by July 31, 2023 for stays between: May 1 – September 4, 2023. Advance reservations required. Book online using code: ZJL.
Rooftop bar? Check. On-site cooking classes? Check. Quiet and relaxing spa? Check. The Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection has all the amenities to provide you and your boo with a few relaxing days away from your normal life.
The Florida Residents Friends & Family Rates Package starts at $188/night and includes:
- Up to 30% off room rates
- Two complimentary glasses of house wine or craft beer
- Bike rentals for two
Check availability; blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Book online using code: L9Z.
Plan an epic weekend staycation exploring Ybor City at this boutique hotel property in the center of the action, or stay put and relax at their shimmering courtyard pool. Hotel Haya has a couple of nice deals for locals. Besides their Florida/Georgia Resident Rate, which is offered year-round (15% Off best rates), Hotel Haya’s current summer deal is:
The Summer Splash package for stays through September 9, 2023. Rates start at ~$194/night and include:
- 2 Cocktails with drink floats
- Early access to the pool if you arrive before check-in
- Next-level room upgrades (based on availability)
- 2pm late check-out
- Complimentary drip coffee
Book online using code: L97
Tucked away along the causeway on Rocky Point, The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa provides the perfect escape for your staycation. Be sure to take some time to enjoy drinks at their poolside bar or curb your hunger with fresh seafood from their full-service waterfront restaurant, WTR Pool & Grill.
- Florida Residents can take advantage of 15% off this summer
- ID must be presented upon check-in
- Book through their website and select “Resident Rates” under “Special Rate Options”
- Enjoy up to 15% off of stays 3 nights or longer
- Book through their website and use code: STAYMORE
Rockin’ music, an unbelievable pool, and fruity cocktails – what more could you want? Not to mention a casino! If you’re looking for where to have your Tampa Bay staycation, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino should top your list.
- Florida and Georgia residents save up to 20%
- Proof of residency is required at check-in.
What makes Sailport Waterfront Suites different from the other hotels in the Tampa Bay area? They’re the only all-waterfront, all-suite resort! Enjoy a staycation just minutes away from Tampa’s Westshore business district on Rocky Point Island. Besides the Florida & Georgia Resident Discount offered year-round, Sailport also offers the following deal:
The Romance Package includes:
- One bottle of champagne upon arrival
- Late check out at 1pm
- Book online using code: RMP, or call for availability
Located directly across from The Straz and within walking distance of Amalie Arena and Armature Works, The Barrymore Hotel will provide you with the getaway you need right now. Plus, is there anything more romantic than taking a stroll along the Riverwalk at night?
#StaycayTampaBay Package includes:
- 12% off your stay (must sign up for emails)
- No minimum number of nights required, flexible cancellation included
Click on “Unlock Private Offers” on the booking engine, sign up, and make sure to select “Private Offer” at checkout.
St. Pete Beach
Dining, spa, shopping, and wellness all located at the same hotel property. The Don CeSar has made it easy to enjoy a staycation in St. Pete Beach for a couple of days. The following packages and MORE are available on their website.
Florida and Georgia Resident Rate includes:
- Up to 15% off and a $50 resort credit during the stay for all Florida & Georgia residents
- Valid Florida or Georgia ID is required at check-in, and the offer is subject to availability.
- Use discount code FLRES
Put yourself right in Nicholas Sparks newest novel, Dreamland, with the Nicholas Sparks Dreamland Book Stay, which includes:
- Two night accommodations including daily resort fee
- Welcome Nicholas Sparks amenity
- $250 spa credit per stay
- 3-course Maritana dinner for two
- Complimentary Valet for one vehicle
- Use code DREAMLAND
- Daily Breakfast Credit
- One time $95.00 Resort Credit
- 10% discount in hotel retail shops
- Custom 95th anniversary Don CeSar Champagne bottle by resident artist, BB Art – Bianca Burrows
- Use code ANNIVERSARY
Two beach resorts located on 31 acres of soft, white sand on St. Pete Beach. If that hasn’t sold you already, you’ll be able to swim with over 200 types of fish, rent a motorcycle for a day of cruising, or experience an inshore or outshore fishing trip.
- Save 20% off Best Available Rates with stays thru Sept. 6, 2023.
- Save 15% off Best Available Rates with stays Sept. 7 – Dec. 25, 2023.
- Rates do not include additional daily Resort Fee for amenities including the Zing Ray Zipline, Surf WipeOut, High Tide Slide, daily beach cabana, guest room WiFi, one parking pass per room and fitness center.
- Use Code: FLREZ
Blackout dates apply and are subject to change. Must show valid Florida ID at check-in
More Tampa Bay hotel deals:
- Aloft Tampa Downtown: Enjoy savings on 5+ nights if you book by July 31 for stays now through September 4, 2023.
- Plantation on Crystal River: Florida residents enjoy 15% Off.
- JW Marriott Tampa Water Street: Summer Savings Package if you book by July 31 for stays now until September 4, 2023.
Planning a getaway to Orlando? Check out Orlando Date Night Guide’s roundup of Orlando resort deals this summer.
Feature image credit: Tradewinds Island Grand Resort