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The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa

Casey Gasinowski
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Why We Love It

  • This hotel was recently renovated in May 2018 featuring a new pool and cabanas area 
  • The complimentary shuttle takes guests to Tampa International Airport
  • High-energy regularly scheduled events by the pool include weekend brunch and pool parties
  • There are refreshments in the lobby by local coffee roaster Buddy Brew Coffee

71%
Enjoyed This
(34 Member Ratings)
"Pool at WTR bar."
Maritza
Aug 16, 2018
Long Beach, CA, USA

Map & Directions

Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas is located 9 minutes from Tampa International Airport. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle services which run from 6 am to 10:30 pm and can be scheduled at the time of pick-up. A taxi ride to the hotel is approximately $15.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Formerly known as the Bay Harbour Hotel & Conference Center, the newly renovated Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa welcomes guests to 276 rooms and suites by the water. Nestled at the edge of Tampa Bay, the island-inspired hotel offers amenities that are ideal for families and couples. 

Guest rooms and suites feature complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, minifridges and private patios or balconies with views of the city or Tampa Bay. 

For those looking for fun and relaxation, there is a heated outdoor pool with poolside massages upon request; a private dock with water sports rentals including kayaks and paddleboards; plus a fitness center. 

Enjoy lunch served by the pool or at WTR Pool & Grill, featuring handcrafted cocktails and a seafood-focused menu. If you are looking to explore the area, enjoy sunset views from the nearby Rusty Pelican or Whiskey Joe's Tampa Bar & Grill. By night, join other guests at one of the Sunset Pool Parties featuring sets by local DJs.

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary airport transfer
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check-in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children 3 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.

Extra beds are not available.
Extra person charge is $10 (subject to tax), per person, per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: A $100 per stay incidental hold will be placed on the debit/credit card provided at check-in.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Effective July 1st, 2018 
The hotel offers Valet Parking for $5.00 (subject to tax) per day, or Self Parking for $3.00 (subject to tax) per day. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-12 midnight ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

71%
Enjoyed This
(34 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa over the past 15 months.
3.6 Ambiance
4.2 Location
3.4 Rooms
3.7 Quality of Service
3.9 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Pool at WTR bar.
Other Comments
Room didn’t meet expectation. The smoke alarm beeped the entire night. We told the receptionist, she provided us with a battery and stated that there wasn’t anyone in maintenance until the next day to trouble shoot the problem. We replaced the battery and the alarm continued to beep. The balcony door was hard to slide open/close. The a/c unit wasn’t cold at all, it kept the room warm.
Maritza Aug 16, 2018 Long Beach, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location on the water.
Other Comments
Great place and it is always vibrant.
Clifford Aug 09, 2018 West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Rooms were pretty and updated
Other Comments
Both days we were there we left our room early in the morning and arrived back to our room about 3-4 pm only to find that the room had not been cleaned yet making taking an afternoon rest impossible. There were never any towels at the pool
Ellen Aug 06, 2018 Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location is great, the king room was well maintained, bathroom clean, the view outside was beautiful.
Other Comments
The mattess on the double beds were not good, and the ACs don’t work well.
Daniela Aug 05, 2018 Plantation, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
the rocking chairs by the water and the balcony for the room and the valet service
Other Comments
the people were to a person friendly and helpful.
MICKEY Aug 01, 2018 Lake City, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The staff was extremely helpful and polite, good-natured and accommodating. They were always willing to resolve any issues.
Other Comments
Housekeeping. Much improvement needed here. Perhaps there is some strain on housekeeping as the hotel appears to still be undergoing renovations, but more attention to detail, consistency and communication is needed. Eg: when first entering my room water could be seen leaking from fridge. It was cleaned right away, but curious as to how it wasnt spotted when being cleaned. Also, discovered staining on sheets, a hair, and no mattress pad. Brought this to attention of desk staff then went out. Came back a few hours later, but issues were not fixed and at no point was another room offered. The staff put in request to have issues expedited. I remained in lobby for an hour, but no updates. I finally asked about the changes, but housekeeping had failed to note anything in their system. When hk person was called down to front desk she seemed irritated since room had been fixed for a while, though noone was alerted to that fact. But again, all were very pleasant w/ extra kudos to Edgar, Claudette, and Angelica. A couple points to Travelzoo: pool is very small w/ outdated lounge chairs. On-site restaurant also a bit outdated and buffet “tired”. Hotel appears to be pitching itself towards a younger party crowd. It IS close/within walking distance of a small beach and the shuttle service (free) not only travels to/from the airport, but other locations - nice local mall, two nearby casual restaurants, downtown.
Rachelle Aug 01, 2018 Chicago, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
location and view of the bay.
Other Comments
staff was very accommodating. Front desk staff, Jonathan was a pleasure to work with.
Michelle Jul 30, 2018 Brandon, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The people at the reception desk were nice.
Other Comments
The hotel had extremely loud music playing at the pool and it went on until 11pm Friday and 12pm Saturday. It was so loud we could hear it through an air conditioner fan on level high, the TV, the bathroom fan and shower turned on. No one was even at the the pool half the time. Very obnoxious. The hotel was also old in some parts. Clearly had been recently fixed up but not everything was nice and new.
Sara Jul 30, 2018 Tucson, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
The party next door was really fun on Sat and the room rate was a good value!
Cara Jul 23, 2018 Tallahassee, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great location. Price was a good value. Rooms weee clean and decent. Just not what we expected from the pictures and descriptions online
Other Comments
Front desk was someway rude/ too busy to really help. Hotel apparently is a party hotel with lots of noise
jeff Jul 23, 2018 Maitland, FL, USA

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