Located across the street from the Tampa Convention Center, the Marriott Waterside Hotel is the premier convention hotel in Tampa, Florida. The 637,000-sq.-ft., 717-room facility serves as the center’s primary hotel and features a three-story glass entrance, restaurants and a large waterfront swimming pool.
The 27-story, waterfront hotel features two main ballrooms, three restaurants, executive meeting rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a spa and gym area, and retail shops. Rooms overlook the downtown skyline and riverwalk along the Garrison Channel. Being the largest hotel in the area, it served as the headquarter hotel for the Republican National Convention in 2012.