Hotels near Forest Hills
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The Forest Hills neighborhood is part of the residential area about 20 minutes north of Tampa, FL, known as North Country Club, and was built in the 1920s during Florida's boom years. It is bordered by West Busch Boulevard to the south, Country Club Drive to the north, North Armenia Avenue to the west, and North Boulevard to the east. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Forest Hills

Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore
Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore
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8.2
Excellent
5303 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa
from $81
La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens
La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens
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7.4
Good
9202 North 30th St, Tampa
from $55
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa -Usf-Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa -Usf-Busch Gardens
|
8.0
Excellent
2807 E. Busch Blvd, Tampa
from $89
Courtyard Tampa Downtown
Courtyard Tampa Downtown
|
8.4
Excellent
102 East Cass Street, Tampa
from $129
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa East Brandon
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa East Brandon
|
8.4
Excellent
10309 Highland Manor Drive, Tampa
from $87
Hilton Tampa Downtown, FL
Hilton Tampa Downtown, FL
|
8.7
Excellent
211 North Tampa Street, Tampa
from $94
The Westin Tampa Waterside
The Westin Tampa Waterside
|
8.1
Excellent
725 South Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa
from $99
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF-Near Busch Gardens
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF-Near Busch Gardens
|
8.3
Excellent
3705 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa
from $118
The Westin Tampa Bay
The Westin Tampa Bay
|
8.7
Excellent
7627 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa
from $119
Four Points by Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore
Four Points by Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore
|
8.5
Excellent
4400 West Cypress Street, Tampa
from $99
More About Hotels near Forest Hills...

The neighborhood was built around the renowned Forest Hills golf course, for which it was origially named, although the course was later renamed after Babe Didrikson Zaharias. "The Babe," as it's called by regulars, is a public golf course managed by the Tampa Sports Authority.

Getting Around Forest Hills

The HART bus line has routes through many areas in Forest Hills that connect to the downtown Tampa area. Most people, however, would probably be happiest with private transportation like a cheap rental car. Forest Hills is convenient to both the attractions in Tampa and the beaches in nearby Clearwater. 

There are several budget motels on the outskirts of Forest Hills, like the Rodeway Inn, Motel 6, and Red Roof Inn, all located just off West Busch Boulevard. The Springhill Suites and Fairfield Inn in nearby North Tampa are great options, too. 

Timing Your Trip

Tampa's peak season is during the months of May through August, and the "snowbird" season takes up the first four months of the year. The best times for finding hotel deals in Tampa are September through December. 

In February, the Florida State Fair comes to Tampa, bringing thousands of overnight visitors from all over the state. Rooms can be in short supply during Fair week; your best bet may be to find an Airbnb-approved apartment or home, which are often more economical than the large hotel chains.