Quality Inn Airport
1020 S. Dale Mabry
Tampa, FL 33629
Phone: (813) 254-3005
Fax: (813) 253-2909
Budget-minded shoppers will find a fine selection of designer clothing and accessories at JC's Boutique. Daily shipments to the boutique bring in the newest selections in current fashions from designers such as Lucy Love, Sheryl Crow, Glam, Van Galz and more. The quality is the same but the prices are discounted with all clothing priced under USD75. Choose your favorite skirt, top, or dress and add an accessory. Select an entire outfit of stylish designer clothes and have money left over. JC's provides basic alterations, in-house, if needed. -Vickie Ferguson
A complete selection of products for your pond and water gardening needs. Basic items like pumps, filters, liners, and tubing are available in different brands. They have preformed pond kits for beginners as well as accessories like fountains, waterfalls, lights and decors to enhance the beauty of your water garden ponds. Samuel Fahne, owner of Perfect Ponds, is a dedicated environmentalist and nature-lover who advocates for natural water garden landscaping.
Whether it is a necklace for mom or a wine and cheese party with the ladies, South Tampa's Beads! offers more than a wide assortment of beads. This shop specializes in a diverse selection of natural gem stones, sterling silver and gold filled beads and findings, Swarovski crystal, seed beads and weaving supplies. Classes are available as well as private parties. Also open on Thursday evenings.
For over 19-years, they have provided a variety of gorgeous bridal gowns and more in the Tampa area. They put every bride on a pedestal.
A fashionable boutique featuring designer clothing, Kit's focus is keeping customers both well heeled and well dressed. The friendly staff is at your disposal in helping you choose from an array of clothing and accessories for casual wear, business lunches, a night on the town, evening attire and accessories for special events. Select from designers including Ema Savahl, Scala, Hat Attack and Elena Kattan featuring classic and trendy designs in apparel, jewelry, hats, and handbags. Visit the boutique in south Tampa or use the convenient online shopping option for direct shipping. -Vickie Ferguson
The hard-work and zeal of owners Diane and Hector has led to the popularity of Dulce Cafe Bakery. Freshly baked sweet meats line the counter here, eagerly purchased by loyal patrons. A local hang out place, one can find people engaged in long conversations at the many tables throughout the day. The consistent quality of the items ensures a steady footfall throughout the year. One of the best selling items on the menu includes the Spanish macaroons, Arepa con queso and the Tropical Salad.
It is a known fact that the right oil, vinegar or spice can do wonders to a simple dish. Joe and Son's Olive Oils is a gourmet food shop where they stock a unique blend of olive oils, pestos, sauces, balsamic vinegars and more. These include Blood Orange Olive Oil, Wild Mushroom and Sage Olive Oil, and Roasted Walnut and Truffle Oil. They also have organic oils and skincare products in their inventory. The rustic setting of this store adds to its charm. If you get flummoxed, their expert staff will guide you through to find your perfect pick. You can also sample them before making a purchase.
Penelope T easily reels in well-heeled Tampa gals that are looking for hip new pieces for their wardrobes. The charming boutique carries a mix of established brands and lesser-known designers, making for a well-chosen selection of ladies merchandise. Whether it's Velvet tees, J Brand jeans, Hanky Panky lingerie, or Dolce Vita shoes that's on your shopping list, Penelope T doesn't disappoint.
Toffee to Go is Lisa and Jim Schalk's dream come true. Established in 1998, this nationally-renowned specialty store has put Tampa on the top of the dessert map. Their handmade toffees come in three forms - dark, white and milk chocolate. Indulge in these buttery, crumbly sweet delights or gift it to your loved ones in beautifully-wrapped packages. It is no surprise then that the likes of Oprah Winfrey are fans.
Take a trip through the '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s when you step into Squaresville's 1500-square-foot store filled with anything and everything you can imagine from days gone by. Find an outfit like Travolta's white suit from Saturday Night Fever or a tie-dyed T-shirt and headband from the infamous '60s. From ladies' platforms and go-go boots to sneakers and cowboy boots for the guys, Squaresville has an interesting collection of both new and vintage clothes and accessories. Their assorted sunglasses and wigs include beehives, shags, flips, afros, metal and punk styles, and finish off the vintage look. If you are refitting your house in vintage retro furniture, Squaresville has a fine selection ranging from inexpensive to quality designer pieces.
Royal Tea Room is the perfect place to get away for a quiet cup of tea, have an intimate lunch with friends or to celebrate a special occasion, birthday or wedding shower. The upscale tea room has an additional retail boutique filled with extraordinary gift items and tea accessories. Stroll through the rooms and examine the assortment of gifts before heading to the tea room where guests are seated for high tea, sandwiches, pastries and desserts. Reservations are required for one of the three formal seatings at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30 pm. -Vickie Ferguson
Be it kitting up for a theme party or donning an outfit for Halloween, Features Costumes offers the answers to all outfit dilemmas. Get your look right with popular costumes in every mood along with their accessories like fake finger nails, angel wings, pirate gear and multi-hued wigs. Dress up in the many designs and hold everyone's attention at your next fancy dress ball.