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American Public Transportation Association

 Hotel & Travel

We're glad you're attending this year's Marketing & Communications Workshop!

Official APTA Hotel

The official APTA hotel for this conference is:

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel - *February 25th sold out*
700 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602

APTA has reserved a block of rooms at the cost of $239 per night (single or double).

Your reservation must be received by the hotel before February 6, 2017. After this date, all rooms will be released, and reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Please note that rooms may sell out prior to February 6, so early bookings are recommended.

Saturday, February 25th is sold at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel (all other nights are available).  All downtown hotels are also sold out on this date due to the Gasparilla Distance Classic.  There is no official overflow hotel.  A list of hotels that have availability include (not within walking distance):

Unauthorized housing companies may contact you, identifying themselves as being affiliated with APTA. APTA reminds attendees that the ONLY way to make hotel reservations are through links or listed information on THIS page. We have no affiliation with other 3rd party hotel room brokers soliciting APTA attendees.

Important Information

Please read this information before completing the room reservation request form below.

  1. Rate does not include current taxes of 12%.
  2. A valid credit card is required to hold a reservation; one night room rate and tax will be charged to your card upon reservation.

Make Your Reservations

To make your hotel reservation, click on the link in the upper right column.

About the Hotel

Rise above the rest at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel, boasting some of the best accommodations and amenities the city has to offer. With our on-site restaurants, rejuvenating spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and sparkling rooftop pool, you can experience a refreshing retreat right on site. Enjoy convenient access to surrounding destinations including Amalie Arena, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, the Florida Aquarium, Port of Tampa, Ybor City, Tampa Riverwalk, TPA airport and Raymond James Stadium, home of the Buccaneers. After an action-packed day on land or sea, retire to spacious guest rooms or suites with plush bedding, ergonomic work spaces, contemporary decor and breathtaking views. Stay at the hotel for stunning gatherings in one of our beautiful ballrooms, or relax in style with complimentary wireless internet access in our lobby, complete with a bar serving handcrafted cocktails. ​

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