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Port of Tampa

Port of Tampa

The Port of Tampa in Florida has become one of the premier departure locations due to its ideal locale, tropical climate and convenience. Many cruisers will find themselves extending their adventure either before or after their cruise by enjoying a relaxing day or two in Tampa Bay and taking in the sights and sounds of this remarkable city. Close to the Airport and convenient for many Bay area locations and attractions, the Port of Tampa is located right next to the Aquarium, and across the street from Channelside which offers movies, shopping, nightlife and food to fit any taste!

Cruise Lines Visting Tampa

The Port of Tampa is serviced by many cruise lines, including Carnival Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Holland America and Norwegian Cruise Line, which all offer many cruises lasting anywhere from 4 days to 2 weeks.

Parking Facilities

Parking is available at the Port of Tampa in a covered garage that is fully secured. Travelers can also choose to be dropped off for no fee. Valet parking options are available for any terminal for an additional charge. The parking garage is directly across the street from the terminals and is within easy walking distance. Trains, buses and taxis are available directly in front of the Terminal for guests who wish to go out on the town either before their cruise departs or after it returns.

There is plenty of parking available at the Tampa Port Authority with a garage capacity of 3,480 spaces. Out of those spaces, there is 2,519 covered spaces and 1,316 uncovered spaces. All parking is secured 24/7.

Parking rates depends on the departure date and cruise. Bookings must be made online for  the best rate:

https://tickets.completeticketsolutions.com/PARK/Online/default.asp

Dining and More

The popular Channelside district begins directly across the street and features dining, drinking and shopping experiences that cannot be beat. A Trolley also leaves from in front of the Port of Tampa to bring visitors to the historic and famous Ybor district where clubs, nightlife and dancing can be experienced first-hand. With convenient access to the highway from the Port of Tampa, guests can also find easy directions to the famous wildlife and roller coaster theme park Busch Gardens, or the award-winning Lowery Park Zoo. Guests who wish to stay a little longer can consider a two-hour drive to Orlando, which hosts Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios. With many hotels within walking distance or a short cab ride away including the Marriott, Embassy Suites, the Hyatt or the Sheraton, guests can find comfortable accommodations to fit any budget or schedule. The Port of Tampa sits on the edge of a bustling city full of unique and creative activities. With convenience and luxury just steps away, guests who cruise out of Tampa can enjoy a beautiful city full of entertainment.

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Port of Tampa Address: 1101 Channelside Drive Tampa, FL 33602
HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS – Port of Tampa
ExecuStay Apartments, The Loft at Channelside Tampawww.execustay.com (813) 890-7225
Hyatt Regency Tampa www.tamparegency.hyatt.com (813) 225-1234
Brilliant Hotelsoftware, Inc www.myhotelsoftware.com (813) 864-6511
ExecuStay Apartments, Grand Central at Channelside  Tampa www.execustay.com (813) 890-7225
TRANSPORTATION, CAR RENTALS & PARKING – Port of Tampa
Enterprise www.enterprise.com
(813) 254-4221
Alamo Rent A Car
www.alamo.com
Budget Rent a Car www.budget.com
(813) 623-5319
Hertz Rent a Car www.hertz.com
(813) 226-4205
SIGHTSEEING, TOURS, ATTRACTIONS & SHORE EXCURSIONS – Port of Tampa
The Florida Aquarium www.flaquarium.org (813) 273-4000
Tampa Bay Times Forum
www.tampabaytimesforum.com
(813) 301-6500
American Victory Ship www.americanvictory.org (813) 228-8766
Centro Ybor www.centroybor.com (813) 242-4660
DINING & ENTERTAINMENT – Port of Tampa
Zeldas Cafe and Deli
(813) 226-0257
Columbia Restaurant
www.columbiarestaurant.com
(813) 248-4961
Hooters
www.originalhooters.com
(813) 248-4961
Splitsville
www.splitsvillelanes.com
(813) 514-2695
SHOPPING – Port of Tampa
Ybor Square
www.yborsquare.com
(813) 247-4497
Channelside Bay Plaza
www.channelsidebayplaza.com
(813) 223-4250
Tampa Downtown Partnership
www.tampasdowntown.com
(813) 221-3686
MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES – Port of Tampa
Walgreens www.walgreens.com
(813) 251-3939
Wells Fargo
www.wellsfargo.com
(813) 276-6632
Bank of America
www.locators.bankofamerica.com
(813) 221-7474
Betts Marc
(813) 307-8072