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Port of Tampa

The Port of Tampa in Florida is a popular destination for cruise ships, and offers a shopping and entertainment complex called Channelside. There, visitors will find restaurants, movie theaters, and stores, as well as a beautiful outdoor plaza that's used as a venue for live music. In addition to tourist attractions, the Port of Tampa is also the destination of Tampa commerce for bulk cargo and container ships. Book your cruise and stay at the hotel for easy transport.


Cruise lines - 

Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruises

Hours - 

Parking and Port open 24 hours/day


  • Channelside Bay Plaza (live music & cinema)


  • Cruise Ships
  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Sightseeing
  • Florida Aquarium
  • Live Music


  • What kind of entertainment is there?

    Adjacent to the port is the Florida Aquarium. Also nearby is the Lowry Park Zoo, the Museum of Science and Industry and an IMAX cinema. Nearby, travelers will find a number of the area's top restaurants, stores, boutiques, bars and live entertainment venues to explore during their visit.
  • Is it easy to get there from the airport?

    Yes, the port is just 9 miles from the Tampa International Airport. Just catch a cab and you'll be there in minutes. Local HART buses, as well as taxicabs, can be caught from the Tampa Port. The number 8 bus on Channelside Drive is a 5-minute walk from the Harbor. A parking garage, Channelside Parking, is open every day, 24 hours a day. There is a retail garage with some validation, that costs up to $15/ day, and cruise garage that is $15/day.

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Why Stay at Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore?
  • Less than 5 minutes from Tampa International Airport
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