The Tampa Downtown Howard Johnson Plaza hotel features totally guest renovated rooms and public areas. The Tampa Downtown Howard Johnson Plaza is located adjacent to the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and the Tampa Museum of Art. WaterWorks Bar and Grille is our on-site Restaurant and Bar. The hotel is 1 mile from the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Bay Historic Center, and the St Pete Times Forum. Port of Tampa Cruise Terminals are 2 mile with free shuttle service available from the hotel with advance notice. The Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa Downtown is 2 miles from Channel Side district - dining and entertainment complex. Florida Aquarium, and Ybor City. Tampa International Airport is only six miles away with shuttle service available at a charge. On Site Parking - 8.00 Dollars per night.Pets Welcome, 2 maximum,under 5lbs.,75.00 Dollars per pet,per stay.Tamp Airport Shuttle 13.00 Dollars Per Person Each Way and Free Shuttle Service for The Port of Tampa Cruise Terminals and Tampa General Hospital and points of interest with a 2 mi. radius.