Annual Meeting Hotel & Travel

About the Tampa Marriott Water Street Collection

The official 2023 AFA Annual Meeting hotels (yes, there are two!) are the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street and the Tampa Marriott Water Street in downtown Tampa ! You can learn more about each property here.

The official addresses and phone numbers for each property are:

JW Marriott Tampa Water Street
510 Water Street, Tampa, Florida, USA, 33602
(813) 221-4950

Tampa Marriott Water Street
505 Water St, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 221-4900

Be completely immersed in an elevated coastal experience at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street and the Tampa Marriott Water Street in downtown Tampa, FL. Connected via a glass skybridge, these two distinctive hotels serve as a luxury retreat and a central meeting place in Tampa’s lively social hub. Hotel amenities include abundant dining outlets, rejuvenating spa services, three rooftop pools and over 150,000 square feet of combined event space. Located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Tampa delights hotel guests with year-round beautiful weather and unique local experiences. 

In the heart of downtown, the vibrant Water Street Tampa community is the perfect place to connect with everything this diverse destination has to offer. This welcoming, walkable urban center is home to the Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa Convention Center, Amalie Arena and the Sparkman Wharf entertainment district. Stay at our perfectly positioned hotels to enjoy effortless access to it all. 

Hotel Room Block Rate

  • $209 per night + taxes & fees (1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds) at the Tampa Marriott Water Street
  • $239 per night + taxes & fees (2 Double Beds only) at the JW Tampa Marriott Water Street

Learn more about the amenities found in each room

The reservation block is now open! However, at this time, the reservation block has sold out for Tuesday, November 28 and Wednesday, November 29. Rooms are still available on Monday, November 27, Thursday, November 30, and Friday, December 1.

To make your reservation by 5:00 pm ET on Monday, November 6, click here. Please note, if you attempt to book a room outside of the block’s dates, you may receive an error message. All reservations will require a credit card or a deposit for one (1) room night.

Make Reservations

All rooms must be reserved no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, November 6 to receive these rates. Once the hotel room block closes, these rates will not be available.

Need help finding a hotel room on nights the hotel reservation block is sold out?

If you are planning on attending the conference and have not secured or are unable to secure a hotel reservation through the official room block, search for hotel availability via our trusted partner aRes Travel. Book online or call 1-800-559-3186 for assistance | International callers 1-619-546-5773

aRes Travel is a third-party travel planner. Rates, deposits, and cancellation policies may vary and are the responsibility of the guest. Questions on hotel policies or payments made on aRes website should be directed to the aRes Reservation Center or to the hotel directly.

Hotel Logistics

Check-in & Check-out
  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.

Internet Access

Your reservation includes hotel wide internet access.


  • $38 Valet daily rate 
  • No self-parking is available at the hotels
  • Off-Site Parking is available .2 miles away at the Pam Iorio Parking Garage 

Hotel & Transportation Information

The hotels do not provide transportation to and from the airport. The hotels are about 15 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Ground transportation options to and from the airport include taxis, city bus service, and ride shares. You can find more information about these options here

If you would like to consider taking the train, Tampa’s Union Station includes an Amtrak service and is less than 10 minutes away from the hotels. You can find information about the station here

In the area surrounding the hotel, you will find the TECO Line Streetcar. This 2.7 mile long fixed guideway transit system connects downtown Tampa with the Channelside District and the Ybor City Historic District. Service is available every 15 minutes Monday through Thursday, and every 20 minutes Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The Dick Greco Plaza Transportation Center can be found directly adjacent to both hotel properties. More information regarding the Streetcar can be found here

About Tampa and Water Street 

Located on the west coast of Florida with an average annual temperature of 73.1 degrees, Tampa is the third largest city in Florida and the 53rd largest city in the US. Tampa prides itself on being an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse city. From its vibrant downtown to a number of diverse neighborhoods, Tampa is home to a blend of cultures and traditions that make up the unique fabric of its community. You can learn more about the City of Tampa here. Stretching over 16 blocks, Water Street Tampa (where the hotel is located) is a wellness-focused, waterfront community featuring residences, hotels, retail, restaurants, offices and public spaces. Explore what Water Street has to offer here