Orientation Host Hotel

Please choose the appropriate orientation date for more information on the host hotel.

Fall (August) Orientation Host Hotel

Information and directions to the host hotel for students starting fall semester.
The official hotel for The University of Tampa Fall Orientation:

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL  33607
Tel: (813) 874-1234, Fax: (813) 207-6790

From the airport:
Take Highway 60 West toward Clearwater. From 60 West. Exit onto Bayport Drive. Follow exit road underneath the overpass and continue straight onto Bayport Drive.

From the south/St Petersburg/Sarasota:
I 75 to I 275 North. Exit Highway 60 West/ Clearwater/Tampa International Airport/Veterans Expy. Follow signs for 60 West/ Clearwater. From 60 West, exit onto Bayport Drive. Follow exit road underneath the overpass. Straight onto Bayport Drive.

From the north/downtown Tampa/ Orlando:
I 275 South. Exit at Highway 60 West/Tampa International Airport/Veteran’s Expy. Follow sign for 60 West/Clearwater. From 60 West, exit at Bayport Drive. Follow exit road underneath the overpass. Straight onto Bayport Drive.

From the north via Veteran’s Expressway:
Veteran’s Expressway south toward Tampa. Exit 60 West/Clearwater. Exit onto Bayport Drive. Follow exit road underneath the overpass. Straight onto Bayport Drive.

From the West/Clearwater
Take State Road 60 East toward Tampa Take the Bayport Drive exit. Turn right at the stop sign onto Bayport Drive.


Hotel Reseverations

 

Spring (January) Orientation Host Hotel

Information and directions to the host hotel for students starting spring semester.
Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 N. Tampa St.
Tampa, FL 33602

Via I-275N (from south): Take Downtown West exit #44. Stay left on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa Street, a one way street. Stay in the left lane. The Hilton Downtown Tampa is eight blocks down on the left side, at the SE corner of Jackson and Tampa.
 
Via I-275S (from north): Take Downtown exit #45A. Stay right on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa Street, a one way street. Stay in the left lane, the Hilton Tampa Downtown is eight blocks down on the left side at the SE corner of Jackson and Tampa. 
 
From Tampa International Airport: Take I-275 N and take Downtown West exit #44. Stay left on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa St., a one-way street. Stay in the left lane; the hotel is eight blocks down on the left side, at the SE corner of Jackson and Tampa.