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Tucked inside Tampa Bay on Florida's west coast, it's really no surprise that Tampa has evolved as a year-round bustling cruise port for mostly Western Caribbean and Panama Canal itineraries. Its ...
TammeyO
04/15
This was the home port. Did Valet Parking. Recommend paying the $20 more for this. The boat was late allowing ... Read more
Acedublb
04/15
First time in Tampa and it was very easy. Used Parking Doctors which was excellent service and very ... Read more
wally437
04/15
Great embarkation but debarkation was a bit of a mess given people can leave as they please. I parked just ... Read more
johnfas
04/15
Hard to find but after we did valet parking was great. Easy in and then easy to get out also. Read more
wingedone3
04/15
Parking was a bit expensive but worth using the valet service. We did not stay in Tampa long as we visited ... Read more
familytrip3
04/15
The ship was 45 minutes yet board was still a breeze. The staff had computer issues yet very fast on ... Read more
stegret
04/15
Tampa's port was average, but, having sailed many times before, it was easy to navigate and we ... Read more
aclements25
04/15
Um, it's a city were you get on a boat with a bunch of people. It's like the airport. Again, I didn't do an ... Read more
iamahoneybee
04/15
We only boarded and unboarded in Tampa. We stayed with family before and after the cruise. The city is nice ... Read more
jimbmw
04/15
Stayed overnight prior to cruise and at at Colulmbia Rest, pricey, but very nice. Stayed at HI Express and ... Read more
cindi64lpn
04/15
We spent time on outskirts of Tampa with friends before cruise. The trip to the cruise port proved to be ... Read more
jadmiral
04/15
Parking and boarding was fast. However the sea pass cards are kept alphabetically in the middle so if you are ... Read more
BriBooVa
04/15
Very easy to get to. Embarkation and debarkation were very easy as well. If you rent cars, Avis is at ... Read more
SCOOP
04/15
We stayed at the Epicurian Hotel in Tampa. This a great vibrant neighborhood. The hotel gets an excellent ... Read more
AZGANG
04/15
We did nothing in Tampa but spend the night and get on the ship. The Homewood suites was nice and the airport ... Read more
DeputyDawg46
04/15
There are Poor directions to the port for getting in and out. Parking garage does not open until 0930. This ... Read more
Patrick123
04/15
The Tampa Cruise terminal is located on Channelside. The city has done a nice job on the area. You can ... Read more
mr_guns
04/15
Took a rent a car to the airport and used the Carnival bus to get to the port. The port is right in a very ... Read more
sgiann13
04/15
This was one of the faster embarkments that we have experienced. Great area around the port. Plenty of ... Read more
molmisaliroc
04/15
We arrived in Tampa on Fri afternoon & just hung around the hotel. did take the shuttle to a mall just ... Read more
skybird564@gmail.com
04/15
The traffic in Tampa is very heavy, even on Saturday and Sunday. I don't recommend that you attempt to do a ... Read more
Pamelab73
04/15
No we did not wish to take any shore excursions. Thank you. We were not interested in any of the excursion. ... Read more
vahand
04/15
This is where we boarded the ship and did not spend anytime here. I do recommend Ybor city as a side trip. ... Read more
thiggins2000
03/15
Treated like a terrorist at customs for having 2 cartoons over the limit which I declared and was prepared to ... Read more
Cruising Photographer
03/15
Parked at Parktologist lot $8/day. Service was great. Had us on a van and at the port in about 15 minutes. ... Read more

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