We want your trip to the Tampa Tango Festathon to be amazing so here is some important logistic info to consider when planning your trip. 


On The Road - Tampa is located centrally on the Gulf Coast, just off I-75,  I-275, and at the west end of I-4. The Hip Room is located in the heart of downtown Tampa. 

Map your driving route here!

In The Air- Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the nearest airport. TIA serves Southwest, Jet Blue, Delta, American, Spirit, United, and many others. *Most travel sites don't have info for SW or JB, so you should check their sites directly. 


Uber- This is a great way to get around Tampa! First time riders get up to $20 off the first ride using code UberOn20

TECO Streetcar - Hop aboard HART's Intown Trolley Line The historic streetcars are steadily gaining use as a means for downtown Tampa & Ybor public transportation. One way fare $2.50 or 3-day unlimited fare $11.75. 

Pirate Water Taxi- Pay once, ride all day for a convenient and fun way to explore the city ($18 for one day or $25 for a two day pass). Enjoy beautiful views as you cruise along the Tampa Riverwalk, Harbour Island and Channelside Districts. Hop on at any of our 15+ stops that can take you to attractions, museums, restaurants and parks along the route. One of the stops is in front of the venue at Ulele/Water Works Park!

Coast Bike Share- Bike share is a transit system consisting of a network of stations where bikes are publicly available for short-term rental through several different fare options. You can connect with HART and the Street Car and visit hotspots in downtown, Ybor, and the SOHO district. 

Tampa Downtowner -100% free rides to Tampa visitors 7 days a week within the downtown area. Schedule is Mon-Fri 6am-11pm, and Sat-Sun 11am-11pm. Download the app to get a ride! *Please note this service is within Downtown Tampa’s business district, Channel District, River Arts District, the University of Tampa area, as well as the non-gated north end of Harbour Island.


Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Downtown - The Courtyard by Marriott is offering a great rate of $139/night. It is located 0.7 miles from the venue and they offer a complimentary shuttle service within a 2 mile range from 8am-10pm! Book directly using this link. Must book by 9/14/17. **The deadline has passed and rooms are currently all booked but we will try to add more rooms and get an extension. Stay tuned. 

AirBnB- There are lots of cool houses to rent in the Tampa area starting around $50/night. Make sure you search near the venue or have transportation if staying outside of the downtown area. 

The Barrymore Hotel- Another close hotel, right on the Riverwalk! A room with 2 queen beds is $159/night or $135/night  with AAA discount. It is located at 111 W Fortune St, Tampa,  just 0.7 miles from the venue and they offer a complimentary shuttle service within a 2 mile range from 7am-11pm.