Hyatt Place Tampa Airport/Westshore Florida Review

May 1, 2023


The Hyatt Place Tampa Airport/Westshore Florida is part of the popular Hyatt Hotels Corporation, also known as Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. The American multinational hospitality corporation was founded in 1957 by the Pritzker family.

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Corporation came into existence upon the Hyatt House purchase at Los Angeles International Airport. Since then, the Hyatt brand has been expanding tremendously, thanks to its world-class property guest accommodations.

Hyatt Place Tampa Airport/Westshore Florida has been one of my favorite destinations for most of my tours since discovering its massive benefits that span from a free airport shuttle service to affordable and great dining options.

As a result, I will share with you all the property amenities and benefits this Hyatt hotel in Tampa offers. Let’s dig deep together to unearth more about this great hotel that allows 18-year-olds to check in Florida.

Hyatt Place Tampa Airport/Westshore Florida Review

Hyatt Place Tampa Airport Westshore hotel is a few minutes from the most acclaimed Florida spot on the Gulf. The property welcomes guests ranging from children to young adults and people with disabilities. Most guest reviews agree with me that the hotel is conveniently located near Tampa International Airport, the Florida Aquarium, Busch Gardens, Port Tampa Bay, and Raymond James Stadium.

Hyatt Place Tampa Airport Westshore hotel is also conveniently near MacDill Air Force Base for younger military families. The facility offers numerous amenities designed to meet and even exceed the needs and requirements of young adults and other guest types. In line with this, I enjoyed its friendly front desk staff service, free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, and game room.

Property Highlights

Based on my experience, the Hyatt Place Airport Westshore is clean and looks fresh. Since it’s owned and managed by a leading corporation in the industry, expect contemporary amenities and huge bonuses, including free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, free parking, and free shuttle services.

A 24-hour fitness center with high-tech equipment and cruise transportation deals for a small fee, and its closeness to downtown Tampa provide an additional appeal.

Main Amenities and For Families

As a young adult with a beautiful family, I count myself among the guests who have enjoyed all the main amenities Hyatt Place Tampa Airport Westshore provides. These amenities include a 24-hour front desk, business center, free airport shuttle, concierge services, laundry service, snack bar/deli, self-service laundry, free breakfast, daily housekeeping, coffee café/shop, outdoor pool, and fitness center. Children stay free, and free infant/cots beds, separate sitting areas, fridge, adjoining/connecting rooms, flat-screen TV with premium digital channels, and a vending machine are available for families.

Room Options and Amenities

Based on my observations, Hyatt Place Tampa Airport/Westshore Florida has several room options to choose from, which include Room 2 Beds with Sofa Bed, Room 2 Double Beds Accessible Bathtub, Room 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed, Room 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed High Floor and Room 2 Double Beds with Sofa Bed High Floor.

Room amenities are available in different categories, including entertainment, home comfort, sleep well, what to enjoy, freshening up, and staying connected. Some of the room amenities you'll enjoy after receiving a booking confirmation email and checking in are a phone, free Wi-Fi, a separate desk, designer toiletries, a hairdryer, a bath/shower combination, a partially open bathroom, a separate sitting area, climate controlled air conditioning, tea/coffee maker, and ironing board.

In terms of entertainment, the property Hyatt Place ensures you enjoy all the benefits that a comfortable room offers, including 42-inch flat-screen television, MP3 docking station, premium channels, and films for purchase.

What’s Nearby and Getting Around

Hyatt Place Tampa Airport Westshore is located in a convenient location near some of the most amazing buildings and facilities. So what’s nearby? During my stay at the facility, I enjoyed visiting Westshore Plaza Mall, Bay Street and International Plaza, South Tampa University, Holiday Inn, and Amalie Arena.

Getting around is the easiest thing, as there are multiple options to choose from. You'll start with a free shuttle service and then upgrade to air and train services around. Tampa Union Station offers railway transportation, while air transport is available via TPA-Tampa Intl., SPG-Albert Whitted, TPF-Peter O. Knight, and PIE-St. Petersburg Clearwater Intl.

Cleaning and Safety Measures

I have found from staying at this facility that it follows all the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay AHLA – USA and GBAC STAR Hyatt. The cleaning and disinfection industry practices in this Hyatt hotel involve washing sheets and towels at a minimum of 60oC, cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces, and using disinfectant to clean the entire facility.

When it comes to check-in and check-out, the facility has contactless check-out cashless transactions safety measures in place. Mobile device safety measures are also in place, with all visitor accommodations accessible through smartphones and tablets.

A bathroom in Hyatt Place hotel

Required at Check-in and Special Check-in Instructions and Check-out Time

You need a debit card, credit card, or cash deposit for incidental charges. Another important requirement is a government-issued photo ID. The check-in time is from 3:00 PM until midnight, and express check-in and check-out are available.

The property offers transfers from the Tampa Airport, and guests need to contact the front desk crew with arrival information using the contact details on the booking receipt. While the front desk team greets guests on arrival, it is Hyatt staff’s responsibility to enter any occupied room once within a day, even if the occupier has asked for privacy. The staff makes efforts to provide advance notice to the guest before entering the occupied room.

Food and Drink

Complimentary breakfast is available between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM on weekends and between 6:00 AM and 9:30 AM on weekdays. Alternative breakfast options are available within walking distance. Some must-visit restaurants include World of Beer, Starbucks, IHOP, Caspers Company, and Players Sports Club. These restaurants are within a three-minute and thirteen-minute walk.

Pros and Cons


  • Free shuttle service is available anywhere within a two-mile radius, which includes the airport
  • Spacious rooms with separate desks, living areas, and coffee/tea makers
  • Fresh, modern style with high-quality furniture and elements
  • Friendly staff and clean hotel


  • Bathrooms are a little bit small, but they accommodate everything that, makes for an excellent fresh-up experience


What’s the Difference between Hyatt Place and Hyatt Hotel?

The difference between Hyatt Hotel and Hyatt Place is that the former features rooms with a fully equipped kitchen and a separate living area, and the latter is an all-suite hotel with a service bar.

Does the Hyatt Place Tampa Have a Restaurant?

Hyatt Place Tampa has an on-site restaurant. Also, many restaurants are located within a few minutes walk from the Hyatt Place Tampa hotel.

How Far is Hyatt Place Tampa Airport WestShore from Busch Gardens?

The distance between Hyatt Place Tampa Airport Westshore and Busch Gardens is about 20 miles.

How Far is Hyatt Place Tampa from the Airport?

The distance between Hyatt Place Tampa from the Airport is approximately 0.6 miles. Tampa Airport is the nearest.

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