Whether you’re in town for a cruise or to explore the city of Tampa, choose the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Tampa East, FL as your home base. Located conveniently off I-4, our hotel provides a quiet retreat just 15 minutes from the Port of Tampa and the bustle of downtown. Spend an afternoon shopping at International Plaza and Bay Street, or explore Centro Ybor for entertainment and authentic Cuban cuisine. Bring the kids to Busch Gardens for a day of thrills on rides like the Congo River Rapids or Scorpion roller coaster.
Cap off an exciting day at Adventure Island with a soothing soak in the outdoor pool. You can unwind with a page-turner from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM or catch up with friends and family using the free high-speed Internet access. In the morning, treat yourself to a selection of items from the free, hot breakfast. Hotel amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Unwind from a day of travel in your spacious room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites. You can recline on the Serta Elite® pillowtop mattress and settle in for a movie night or HBO marathon on the 32-inch TV. Standard room amenities include:
Traveling with family or need extra space? Reserve a One-bedroom Suite for a sleeper sofa and the choice of one king bed or two queen beds.
Bars & Restaurants
Start each day with our free, hot breakfast, featuring a daily rotation of hot items like French toast, bacon, biscuits and sausage gravy.
For lunch or dinner, head to a number of great nearby restaurants like Cherry’s Bar & Grill for delicious fare such as Cuban sandwiches and rib platters.
Things to Do in Tampa
Before sailing for your travel destination from the Port of Tampa, experience the excitement that the area has to offer. Downtown Tampa is your one-stop destination for great food and live entertainment. If you prefer thrills and spills, check out Busch Gardens and its nearby water park for a truly wild adventure. Other local area favorites include:
Museum of Science & Industry – Discover what it’s like to struggle and survive on another planet at this museum, packed with more than 450 interactive exhibits. Ride in a driverless vehicle as it attempts to pass the Florida State driving test and catch a glimpse of the world of tomorrow.
Dinosaur World – Go back to a time when dinosaurs still ruled the earth. A must-see for dinosaur lovers of all ages, this outdoor facility 10 minutes from the hotel is packed with towering life-size creatures. Don’t forget to get your hands dirty at the fossil dig site.
International Plaza and Bay Street – In the mood for some shopping? Drive 20 minutes to this commercial center, home to favorites like Urban Outfitters and Abercrombie & Fitch in addition to high-end retailers. A number of restaurants provide intimate sidewalk café dining experiences.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Choose the Country Inn & Suites, Tampa East to host your upcoming business seminar or bridal shower. Our flexible meeting room offers 800 square feet of space capable of seating up to 50 guests. Take advantage of amenities like free high-speed Internet access and a 42-inch LCD TV to ensure your presentation is a success.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Limited Pet-Friendly Rooms Available
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