Whether your whole family is determined to ride every coaster at Busch Gardens or to soak up the Florida sunshine every afternoon, you’ll find an excellent home base at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Tampa/Brandon, FL. Our hotel is just 15 minutes from the thriving culture and history of Ybor City, and our outdoor pool is a great spot to unwind after a day at the nearby Florida Aquarium.
Use our business center to print off tickets to sporting events like Tampa Bay Buccaneers football games, and save money for concessions by starting your day at our free, hot breakfast. On-site amenities include the following:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Kick back in your room or suite and stream a movie using our free high-speed Internet access, or heat up some leftovers in the microwave for a quick, no-stress snack. Standard room highlights include:
For families who need extra space, our One-bedroom Suite offers a separate living area, two 40-inch TVs and all standard amenities.
Bars & Restaurants
Set the right tone for your day with a tasty meal at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, featuring Belgian waffles, eggs, sausage and more.
For a hearty, satisfying lunch or dinner, our hotel is surrounded by a wide variety of nearby restaurants, including Cherry’s Bar & Grill and Liborio’s Latin Cafe and Catering.
Things to Do in Tampa
Tampa is a vibrant city with an active arts scene, outstanding nightlife and plenty of shopping along the exciting downtown Riverwalk. Football fans appreciate proximity to Buccaneers games at nearby Raymond James Stadium, and parents love being close to a huge range of kid-friendly spots like the KidZone at Topgolf. Other local favorites include:
Ybor City– Located 15 minutes from the hotel, Ybor City is one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in Tampa. Populated early on by Spanish, Italian and Cuban immigrants, the area retains its own unique style with exceptional music venues, shops and restaurants.
Florida Aquarium– Ever wondered what it feels like in an aquarium exhibit? The Florida Aquarium is located nine miles from the hotel and offers you the chance to become a part of an exhibit. Swim along a man-made reef teeming with stingrays, moray eels, tropical fish and even sharks.
Busch Gardens– Perfect for kids, this animal-themed park boasts roller coasters, thrill rides and 10 Africa-focused sections. The chance to handfeed kangaroos and interact with elephants is well worth the 25-minute drive from the hotel. The park also features musical performances as well as a separate waterpark across the street, Adventure Island.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
For sports teams who need to meet before the big game or family reunions, the Country Inn & Suites, Tampa/Brandon is an outstanding gathering spot. We offer 750 square feet of meeting space with expert, friendly staff on hand to help with audiovisual equipment rental and catering services.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
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