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Hotel Inf​​ormation 

All Fall Conference 2017 events will be held at:

Tampa Marriott Waterside 
700 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL  33602

Booking your Accommodations 

Fall Conference 2017 attendees can book in the official hotel block during registration. Single/ double occupancy rooms in the block are $179.00 plus tax (currently 12.0%). This rate includes wireless internet (a $12.95 per night savings). This discounted room rate is not available by calling the hotel directly.

The deadline to book a room within the block is Thursday, October 5, 2017. After this date, reservations can be made directly with the hotel on a space-available basis at the hotel’s prevailing rate.


Tampa International Airport (TPA) is located nine miles from downtown. 

Ground Trans​portation


Taxi service by Yellow Cab and United Cab is available at the curbside outside the Baggage Claim Level. The minimum fee from the airport is $15. There is a flat rate fee of $25 to downtown Tampa and the cruise terminal. For more information, contact Yellow Cab at (813) 253-0121 or United Cab external at (813) 777-7777.

Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards are accepted by most drivers. Ask about payment before entering the cab.

Shared Ride Shuttle Se​rvice

Airport limos and shared passenger van service is available through advance reservation or walk-up booking. Enclosed, air conditioned lobbies are available at either end of the Baggage Claim areas on Level 1 for passengers to wait until shared vans are ready for boarding. 

Public Transportation

Please visit the website of the service provider for the current schedule and fare information.

Public Bus

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus stop is located at the west end of the Red Baggage Claim curbside by Belt #15. The route map and schedule are posted at the bus stop.

For more information visit HART online​ or call 813-254-4278.

Greyhound Bus

The Greyhound bus terminal is located in Downtown Tampa on 610 Polk Street near the corner of Pierce Street and is accessible by taxi or limo from the airport.  You can call 800-231-2222.

Chartered Bus Service

Passenger pickups are located in the bus spaces in the Ground Transportation Centers Red 1 and Blue 2. Drop offs are made at the Departure Level's west crossover drives.

Rental Cars

There are several car rental companies to choose from at TPA. Access to on-airport rental car providers is available directly across the walkway in the Red baggage claim areas near Baggage Belt #9 on Level 1.  

Call directly or use the Web links to find the rental company that best suits your needs:

Alamo ​888-826-6893​ or 813-396-4140
Avis ​800-831-2847 or 813-396-3500
Budget ​800-527-0700 or 813-396-3126
Dollar Car Rental ​800-800-4000 or 813-396-3640
Enterprise ​800-736-8222 or 813-396-4000
Hertz ​800-654-3131 or 813-874-3232
National Car Rental ​888-826-6890 or 813-396-4140
Thrifty Car Rental​ ​800-847-7389 or 813-348-0907

Courtesy vehicle service to off-airport rental car companies is available the Red Baggage Claim near Baggage Belt #9 on Level 1. Call directly or use the Web links to find the rental company that best suits your needs:

Ace Rent A Car ​813-636-8999
Advantage ​800-777-5500
​Carl’s Van Rentals ​813-933-5100​
Executive​ ​813-288-7368
​E-Z ​800-277-5171
​Flightcar ​844-435-8227
Fox Rent-A-Car ​855-849-4215
Payless ​813-289-6554
Sixt ​813-666-8606
Zipcar 866-494-7227

The Tampa Marriott Waterside offers valet parking on a first-come, first-served basis​. Note: due to the limited height, the hotel cannot accept any oversized vehicles, toppers, or trailers. 

Valet Parking

  • Overnight Hotel Guest: $28
  • Daily Valet: $20

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