Courtyard Hotel in Tampa, Florida Completes Major Lobby Renovation

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The Courtyard Tampa Westshore-Airport Hotel’s new design features a high tech GoBoard®, flexible work and social spaces, and a 24/7 food and beverage market.

The Courtyard Tampa Westshore/Airport Hotel's renovated lobby

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to what travelers want from a hotel,” said Janis Milham, vice president, Global Brand Manager, Courtyard by Marriott.

Tampa, Fl – One of the leading Tampa hotels, the Courtyard Tampa Westshore-Airport Hotel has announced it has just completed a major renovation to its lobby and restaurant. This Tampa, Florida hotel now features the Courtyard brand’s new Refreshing Business lobby concept, designed to give travelers the flexibility to work and socialize however they choose while on the road.

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to what travelers want from a hotel,” said Janis Milham, vice president, Global Brand Manager, Courtyard by Marriott. “Guests want more control and choices with services and amenities that create a healthy balance between working and relaxing. We redefined the Courtyard lobby so it invites guests to get out of their rooms to work, socialize or for entertainment, whether traveling alone or with colleagues.”

The open, bright and contemporary new Courtyard Tampa, Florida hotel lobby welcomes guests with vivid contrasting colors, including blue, green, orange and red. The traditional front desk is replaced with separate welcome pedestals to create more personal and private interactions when guests check in. This will allow staff to move about to show guests the lobby features and provide assistance. Flexible seating options range from a communal table in the middle of the action, to more private media booths with high-definition televisions, to a more intimate, semi-enclosed lounge area.

Unique among Tampa Airport hotels is the exclusive GoBoard®, implemented in the lobby. The GoBoard®, a 52-inch LCD touch screen, is packed with local information, maps, weather, news, business and sports headlines. Guests can also navigate using the touch screen to find restaurants, local attractions and directions.

Guests can connect to free WiFi and there are ample electrical outlets throughout the lobby to power digital devices. The enlarged business library features several complimentary computer terminals along with a free printer and separate computer stations dedicated to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

Dining has been completely redesigned with The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect.; offering casual, flexible seating; easier access to food and higher quality, healthier menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, wine and beer so guests can unwind. The MarketTM, a 24/7 shop for snacks, beverages and sundries, is always open for late-night cravings or the toothpaste you forgot to pack.

Green has been Courtyard’s signature color since Marriott launched the brand 25 years ago. Now it is even greener with the introduction of a guest recycling program for the environment. Receptacles for paper, glass, plastic and metal will be conveniently located in the front area and on each floor.

About the Courtyard Tampa Westshore-Airport

Whether guests are looking to getaway or a place to stay while traveling for business, the Courtyard Tampa Westshore-Airport hotel is a welcoming destination. Guests can take advantage of the newly renovated lobby, Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect and spacious guest rooms. All 134 guest rooms in this Tampa Courtyard hotel offer guests comfort and modern amenities such as complimentary high-speed internet, luxury bedding and premium television channels. This Tampa hotel also offers an outdoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. For more information about one of the leading Tampa hotels, visit


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