Marriott Announces Completion of $20 Million Renovation of the Tampa Marriott Westshore Hotel
Centrally Located Tampa Hotel Reintroduces Hotel Offering Premium Choices, Sophisticated Style and Well-Crafted Design
The Tampa Marriott Westshore Hotel unveils the redesigned property, which includes all of the 310 guest rooms, 18 Next Gen Meeting Spaces and its lobby, totaling a $20 million renovation overhaul. The premium Tampa hotel provides its experienced business travelers, millennial visitors and locals alike, cutting edge technology, along with well-designed environments to revolutionize guests’ stay.
“We understand that our guests lead fast-paced lives, and we redesigned our property with that in mind, providing forward thinking, aesthetically pleasing spaces that help foster their inventive nature,” said Tina Smith, General Manager, Tampa Marriott Westshore. “Through thoughtful offerings such as mobile check-in or mobile key entry on all rooms, guests have even more control over their experience, which is reliable and secure, to ensure they have more time to unlock their memorable moments.”
The Marriott Hotels brand is on a journey of transformation, as it continuously evolves its hotel experience to meet the changing needs of guests’ desires. A key part of the reinvention is the introduction of its updated public spaces that are designed to connect and inspire guests, whether they are at work or play. Marriott Hotels is expanding these features across the brand through public space renovations and in its new hotels.
Renovations of the full-service Tampa Marriott Westshore began about a year ago (on May 28, 2017) and include redesigned, technology introductions and refreshed décor that come together to provide guests a seamless experience upon first arrival to the property. Guests are first greeted with the lobby’s residential-style décor and open layout, which provides guests the latest in design and comfort, creating an inviting space to relax, collaborate with colleagues or socialize.
The Tampa Marriott Westshore new Mobile Guest Services are primed for millennial guests who want to stay connected. Features include:
- In-Room Guest Entertainment Platform: Guests can use their TV’s to log onto their personal Netflix or Hulu accounts and watch their favorite shows.
- Mobile Requests: Guests can chat directly with hotel staff for anything they may need.
- Mobile Check-In and Check-Out: These features make it easier for guests to get their room faster or hit the road quicker.
- Mobile Ready Alerts: Real-time information is sent directly to guests’ mobile devices.
The guest rooms’ at Tampa Marriott Westshore boast a striking modern look, featuring a spacious and elevated design. This new direction is a shift from a focus on interior design to a strong architectural aesthetic that uses modern, residential design to create a feeling of space in a beautifully designed, premium room.
New in-room amenities are driven by consumer insights and include an elevated shower experience with walk-in showers that replace bathtubs, hard-surface floors and newly open closets to alleviate fears of leaving clothes behind. Traditional work areas or “fixed desks” have been replaced with moveable work surfaces, that also feature global power outlets, to meet guests’ desire for more flexibility, mobility and multi-function furniture.
Along with the lobby, Marriott Hotels’ Next Gen Meeting Spaces have also been a part of Tampa Marriott Westshore’s redesign. The 18 conference rooms include a flexible set-up that is adaptable to a variety of formats and group sizes with pivotable walls, moveable partitions, soft seating and modular furniture to ensure every guests’ meeting, wedding or special event is perfectly suited to their needs. To keep guests seamlessly connected, essential technology amenities have been installed, such as free Wi-Fi and wireless chargers throughout the public spaces.
Whether traveling for business, leisure or booking a staycation, guests can enjoy a dip in the strikingly expansive indoor-to-outdoor pool deck, dine on Florida-inspired cuisine at the Bistro Blue Restaurant or grab a coffee before hitting Tampa’s many nearby attractions at the on-property Starbucks®. The hotel also offers free parking, free shuttle service and is located in the heart of Tampa, allowing guests quick access to prime destinations such as Tampa International Airport, Westshore Plaza and Tampa International Plaza.
About Marriott Hotels
With over 500 hotels and resorts in 61 countries and territories around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest’s stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the lobby and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. Marriott Hotels is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. To learn more, visit www.MarriottHotels.com. Stay connected to Marriott Hotels on Facebook, @marriott on Twitter and @marriotthotels on Instagram.
Photographs Supplied By Marriott by: Jeff Herron
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