The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza hotel is located adjacent to International Plaza Mall & Bay Street, in the heart of the Westshore District. Check in to our 4-star hotel and experience comfortable luxury. Our guestrooms & suites feature 55" Smart TVs, Wi-Fi, mini-refrigerators and more. Stop by Gabriella's Bistro, our on-site restaurant for breakfast or dinner & cocktails. Relax on our outdoor patio or courtyard and bask in the Florida sun at our outdoor pool.
Discovering Tampa is a breeze from our central location. Walk to shopping & dining at International Plaza Mall & Bay Street, explore Tampa's vibrant Downtown & Water Street district, arts & culture in neighboring St. Petersburg and miles of beaches along Florida's gulf coast, including St. Pete Beach, the #1 beach in the U.S. in 2021! The possibilities are endless for an amazing vacation.
Our central location puts you close to everything in Tampa & the surrounding areas. Spend a day shopping at International Plaza Mall, visit family friendly attractions such as ZooTampa and the Florida Aquarium, stroll along the Tampa Riverwalk downtown, catch a concert or event at Raymond James Stadium or Amalie Arena or spend a day on a white sand beach along the gulf coast.
Spend a day at ZooTampa, where you can feed a giraffe, splash in water pay areas, ride rides, and enjoy educational shows. The Florida Aquarium has more than 14,000 animals, a penguin meet & greet, a splash pad and a 4D theatre. Busch Gardens provides excitement for guests of every age with thrilling rides, live shows, animals, games and more.
According to TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice rankings, St. Pete Beach was just named the best beach in America. Pack your beach bag and enjoy white quartz sand, warm water, spectacular sunsets, and seashells galore.
Tampa Bay is also known as "Champa Bay," due to the many championships our professional sports teams have won in recent years. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the Super Bowl in 2021, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup back-to-back in 2020 and 2021, and the Tampa Bay Rays made it the World Series in 2020. Experience a game while in town to see what "Champa Bay" is all about. Raymond James Stadium is conveniently located less than 2 miles from our hotel.
Tampa Bay is a city rich in art and museums. Discover your passions at our wide variety of museums, perfect for a day of exploration. Learn the history of Tampa at the Tampa Bay History Center, have a fun day with the kids at the Glazer Children's Museum, learn and interact at the Museum of Science & Industry, get inspired at the Tampa Museum of Art or think outside the box at The Dali Museum.
Tampa's location puts you close to a wide variety of animals and attractions, including ZooTampa, the Florida Aquarium, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Learn about conservation, see live shows, and interact with your favorite animal during your trip to Tampa.
There's always something special happening around Tampa Bay. Our venues offer an exciting and diverse lineup of concerts and events to enjoy. Check out the list of events taking place during your next stay!
Spice things up during your vacation with a visit to historic Ybor City. Ybor City was once the hub of Tampa's cigar industry, known as the "Cigar Capital of the World." Stroll down historic 7th Avenue, sipping a café con leche at a sidewalk café or shop at the many boutique & vintage shops. Have a meal at The Columbia Restaurant, the oldest restaurant in Florida, which serves Cuban-Spanish cuisine or learn how to roll a cigar.