TBSCIn partnership with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, ROBOTICON Tampa Bay 2014 is pleased to offer participating teams FIRST  some great lodging packages to help visiting teams – and locals! – make the most of their visit to Tampa.  Visit our Travel and Lodging page for full details.


In addition to on-site concessions, which will be open throughout the weekend at the Bob Martinez Athletics Center, there are a variety of inexpensive dining establishments within walking or short driving distance to the Center (half mile), including Chick-fil-A, right next door, and Jimmy Johns, Taco Bus and Jerk Hut. Find more downtown dining options in Visit Tampa Bay Dining Guide.


Thanks to the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, and Visit Tampa Bay, ROBOTICON Tampa Bay is pleased to offer these great lodging offers from these fine Tampa Bay hotels:

Hampton Inn Tampa International Airport Westshore

Hampton AirportJust  4.5 miles from the Univ. of Tampa, the Hampton Inn Tampa Airport has doubles and King bed suites with pull outs, both at just $99/night plus tax with complimentary:

    • Hot buffet breakfast served daily from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    • Wi-fi access in guest rooms and common areas of the Hotel.
    • Self Parking for Roboticon Tampa Bay attendees.
    • 24 hour shuttle service

Attendees can book online at www.hamptoninntampaairport.com and click on the “add special rate codes” and type in the Group Code ROB. Rooms are available on first come, first serve basis.  Attendees that prefer to call reservations can call 1-800-HAMPTON and ask for the Roboticon Tampa Bay rate for the dates of the event. The cutoff date is Monday, September 15, 2014 at midnight.

SpringHill Suites Tampa/Westshore

springhill suites

4.3 miles from the University of Tampa, Spring Hill Suites offers a combination of Doubles Suites and Kings for $119/night that includes:

• Complimentary HOT breakfast buffet every morning for overnight guest.
• Complimentary wifi
• Complimentary parking.

Reserve by September 15th, 2014.
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore

(This listing is being updated – please check back soon for new information about this facility)
Hilton westshore

Just a little over 4 miles from the venue, the Hilton Tampa Airport offers singles and doubles for just $87/night , the Hilton is even throwing in some practice space for teams!  Amenities include:

  • Free bus and car parking
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Full hot breakfast
  • Complimentary use of 800 sq. ft. space for team practices Friday and Saturday night


Hampton Inn & Suites Ybor City
Hampton YborLocated in historical Ybor City, and just  a half mile from the arena, Hampton Inn & Suites offers “Run of the House” rates of $99/night includes:

Travel Planning

ROBOTICON Tampa Bay 2014 participants can explore all that Tampa Bay has to offer via the interactive Visit Tampa Bay Official Visitors Guide and the Visit Tampa Bay Dining Guide .