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Information on Hotels 

For the 2022 Fall Weekend, the University is partnering with the Hyatt Place Tampa Downtown, 325 N. Florida Ave., and Hilton Tampa Downtown 211 N. Tampa St., to serve as our host hotels. A special rate will apply for our UT families for the following dates:

  • Hyatt Place Tampa - Wednesday, Oct. 5, to Sunday, Oct. 9
  • Hilton Tampa Downtown - Thursday, Oct. 6, to Monday, Oct. 10 

Hyatt Place Tampa

The hotel rate includes spacious suite-style rooms with an additional pullout sofa bed, hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, outdoor heated pool and a terrace. A parking garage is available at $33 per night via valet parking.

In order to obtain the special UT rate, book online here. Guests can also call Hyatt reservations directly at (800) 233-1234. Please make sure to provide our group name, "University of Tampa Fall Weekend Group", when making the reservation. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Hilton Tampa Downtown

Parking is available at $37 per night via valet parking. 

In order to obtain the special UT rate, book online hereReservations must be made by Wednesday, Sept. 7. 

Find additional hotels located close to the UT campus. Families should make reservations directly with the hotel.

Travel Information

Tampa International Airport (airport code TPA) is served by most major airlines and is consistently ranked as one of the top airports in the nation.

Directions to UT

From the North:

I-75 South to I-275 South to Exit 45A. Follow signs for Downtown West/Ashley Street. Take Ashley Dr. south to Kennedy Blvd. Turn right on Kennedy Blvd., crossing the Hillsborough River. Turn right at the first light at the main entrance of the University.

From the East:

I-4 West to I-275 South to Exit 45A. Follow signs for Downtown West/Ashley Street. Take Ashley Dr. south to Kennedy Blvd. Turn right on Kennedy Blvd., crossing the Hillsborough River. Turn right at the first light at the main entrance of the University.

From the South:

I-75 North to Exit 256 (Crosstown Expressway). Crosstown Expressway to "Tampa General Hospital-Davis Islands" exit (right after crossing the Hillsborough River). Turn right on Plant Ave., go to the dead end at Kennedy Blvd. Turn left on Kennedy Blvd. Turn right at the first light at the main entrance of the University.

From the West:

I-275 North to Exit 44 (Downtown West). Ashley Dr. south to Kennedy Blvd. Turn right on Kennedy Blvd., crossing the Hillsborough River. Turn right at the first light at the main entrance of the University.

From Tampa International Airport:

Florida 60 East to I-275 North (Downtown) to Exit 44 (Downtown West). Ashley Dr. south to Kennedy Blvd. Turn right on Kennedy Blvd., crossing the Hillsborough River. Turn right at the first light at the main entrance of the University. The University of Tampa is 8 miles from Tampa International Airport.