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Rocky Point Island

This Tampa-area waterfront hotel sits on Rocky Point Island overlooking Tampa Bay; the white-sand Caladesi Beach, Lowry Park Zoo, and The Florida Aquarium are all within 8 miles.

Waterfront, sanded sunning and relaxation area.

Guests of Sailport Waterfront Suites can soak up the sun on the private sun and sand recreation area or stay in the shade in the covered lounge chairs. The heated pool pool is perfect for a quick dip. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the property.

Bay view balconies

Balconies that face Tampa Bay, living areas with a sofa bed, and full kitchens are standard in Sailport Waterfront Suites; in-room entertainment includes a 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels and CD/DVD players.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located on peaceful Rocky Point Island, Sailport Waterfront Suites has a private sunning beach, fishing pier, and heated outdoor pool. The hotel is 4 miles from the airport and less than 9 miles from downtown Tampa. Sports fans are close to Tropicana Field (The Devil Rays), Times Forum (The Lightning), and Raymond James Stadium (The Buccaneers).

Barbecue grills and an outdoor recreation area with beach volleyball are set amid lush, tropical landscaping. A grocery/convenience store is also on site. A conference facility accommodates 50 participants for business or social gatherings; catering and audio/video equipment are available, as is free WiFi. There is also a 24-hour business center with computer station.

There's complimentary, secure, covered parking at Sailport Waterfront Suites; extended parking is available for a fee. A complimentary shuttle serves locations on Rocky Point Island. There is also a shopping center shuttle (surcharge), a shuttle (complimentary) to Tampa International Airport that leaves at scheduled times, and a cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge). All transfers require advance notice.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 191 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Separate living room  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Dishwasher 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Second bathroom 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate living room 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Stovetop 
  • Television 

Where to Eat

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Rusty Pelican


Chart House

Bahama Breeze

Whiskey Joe's


Nearby Things to Do

Guests of Sailport Waterfront Suites can catch some rays at the adjacent private beach or at the heated, outdoor pool. Fishing off the exclusive pier or having a barbecue are other options. The outdoor recreation area has beach volleyball. Many nearby beaches, including Tampa's Bayfront Beach, are a short drive away. Sailport Waterfront Suites now offers a brand new, outdoor fitness center, Fitness Island, that provides weight resistance and cardiovascular exercises.

Adventure Island, a 30-acre water park, is 7 miles away; Busch Gardens is 16 miles from the hotel. Olde Hyde Park Village (6 miles) and historic Ybor City (10.5 miles) are perfect for strolling. The Rocky Point Golf Course is four miles from the hotel.

Sports enthusiasts can catch games at nearby Tropicana Field (The Tampa Bay Rays), St. Pete Times Forum (The Lightning), and Raymond James Stadium (The Buccaneers).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 5.00 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Please note that this property is unable to accommodate large vehicles or trailers of any kind in its parking lot. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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