The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa



Tampa The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa is an island-inspired hotel featuring a private dock, pool deck, and boasts 7,000 square feet of banquet space. Offering a VIP seat for the gorgeous Tampa Bay sunsets, a delicious banquet menu and an elegant ballroom featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the waters of Tampa Bay, The Godfrey is a premier destination for your waterfront Tampa Bay wedding.

The Ceremony:

What makes this boutique hotel really shine is its ceremony pier which extends out over Old Tampa Bay, making it more than a waterfront wedding venue, it’s an overwater event space!

  • White Garden Chairs, Water station, Tables as needed, Private Pier to host Ceremony, and Bridal party suite prior to the ceremony.
  • Ceremony Pricing starting at $1,700

The Cocktail Hour:

The Godfrey offers ample outdoor space for cocktail hour and continues its water views into its light and airy Harborview Ballroom which features floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Included in the price of dinner. Bar, Cocktail Tables, Bartender, Passed HDVS, and a display item

The Reception:

Floor to ceiling windows that look out on the Tampa Bay sunset

Reception rental fee includes: Linens, Chairs, Cake Cutting, Day of Coordination by Confetti Events, Dance Floor, Champagne Toast

  • Maximum Capacity: 100
  • Events after midnight require an additional fee

Savings Tip: Food and beverage minimum is lower on Friday and Sunday.

The Food:

Food and beverage minimums start at $5,500 making this Waterview wedding venue an amazing price point for couples wanting a refreshed hotel on the water. Average meal cost: $130/ person


What makes our wedding venue unique:

We are a boutique wedding venue on Tampa Bay with beautiful views and sunsets. Our property is recently renovated and has a modern nautical feel. We offer both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception venues, full-service catering on-site, as well as 275 hotel rooms just steps away from the venue!

Associations/ Awards:

Members of NACE, Tampa Bay Weddings, Gayborhood, and Tampa Chamber of Commerce

The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Reviews From Marry Me Tampa Bay Couples:

“We chose The Godfrey Hotel and Cabanas Tampa because we had some pretty special memories there. The best part about The Godfrey is that everything is in one place. Once we viewed their packages, we were sold. To get married there just added icing to the cake.” -Stephanie and Bill | Navy, Blue, Gray, and Blush Pink Waterfront Tampa Wedding

“The pier is absolutely stunning at The Godfrey, and it had the perfect brunch vibe. We knew the venue would be super convenient for all of our out-of-town guests, and we loved all the waterfront views! The staff was wonderful to work with.” -Ilana and Eric | Waterfront Citrus Themed Brunch Wedding

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Meet the Social Sales Manager and Wedding Specialist: 

Madison Downs, Godfrey Venue Coordinator Madison Downs has lived in Florida her entire life and loves this beautiful state surrounded by water. After graduating from The Florida State University Dedman School of Hospitality (Go Noles) she headed to Tampa to start her career. Madison has lived in Tampa for a little over 3 years now and loves everything that Tampa Bay has to offer. She enjoys planning events and seeing everything her clients and her have worked on come together. She especially loves weddings and working with couples to plan their perfect wedding day! She hopes to make each and every couples’ dream come true! Email Madison Downs or call 813-574-3885

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(813) 281-8900
7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607




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