Nice business hotel A review of Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina
I stayed at the Marriott Waterside for a business trip in March 2004.
The hotel is very clean and the lobby is impressive. The staff at the front desk were friendly and helpful, with a quick check-in. My only real complaint, is the location of the hotel. It is great for people on business and close to the convention center. But, there is not much to do around the hotel. It is secluded from downtown and the restaurant selection was slim. The hotel is on the river walk and you can walk to Channelside in about 5-10 mins. Channelside has a movie theater and some restaurants (most were closed). The best food around was at Champ's, the bar/grill in the hotel. I would not return to the Marriott Waterside for vacation and would not recommend it to anyone looking for a vacation spot, especially people with children.