Couldn't have been better! A review of Marriott Tampa Airport
As frequent travelers and die-hard tripadvisor users, my husband and I are reluctant to give 5 stars to any hotel. Does any hotel actually deserve that high of a score? The Marriott Tampa Airport does! This hotel had one of the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in. The front desk staff were wonderful. The lady that helped us (I wish I remembered her name) was so nice. When we approached the desk and gave her our names, she immediately pulled up our information and ran it by us to be sure it was correct. She said, "You reserved a King, non-smoking room?" Since our room was listed exactly as we requested I took a shot in the dark and asked if there was any way we could have a room overlooking the runway, so we could watch the planes. So, she pulls out a map of the hotel and studies it to find us the best room! I was so impressed! When we got to our room, I pulled back the curtain and we were looking right at a section of gates that planes were pulling up to. They were no more than 15 yards from our window! Plus, we could see them taking off and landing on a side runway. Amazingly enough, there was little or no noise from the planes. But, since we live very close to Washington Dulles Airport, we welcomed the jet sounds as the reminded us of home. We got a fantasic nights sleep and even wandered the airport a bit before bed. The hotel is literally IN the airport, not next door to it. It was so convenient for our morning flight. The Tampa airport itself is very well laid out. One of the easiest airports we have ever used and we have used a lot of them! I hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did!