Where's my damn hotel? RNC delegate housing

Alabama - Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore
Alaska - Postcard Inn on the Beach
American Samoa - Hilton Clearwater Beach
Arizona - Embassy Suites Tampa - Airport Westshore
Arkansas - Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Ybor Historic District
California - Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach
Colorado - Holiday Inn Clearwater-St. Petersburg Airport
Connecticut - Bilmar Beach Resort
Delaware - Wyndham Tampa Westshore
District of Columbia - Wyndham Tampa Westshore
Florida - Innisbrook Resort
Georgia - Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Guam - Alden Beach Resort & Suites
Hawaii - Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore
Idaho - St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater
Illinois - Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Indiana - Holiday Inn Harbourside
Iowa - Sunset Vistas Beachfront Suites
Kansas - Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore
Kentucky - Wyndham Garden Clearwater Beach
Louisiana - Saddlebrook Resort
Maine - Wyndham Tampa Westshore
Maryland - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tampa Bay
Massachusetts - Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
Michigan - Embassy Suites Tampa – Downtown Convention Center
Minnesota - Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center
Mississippi - Hyatt Regency Tampa
Missouri - Tampa Airport Marriott
Montana - Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach
Nebraska - Alden Beach Resort & Suites
Nevada - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore
New Hampshire - Wyndham Tampa Westshore
New Jersey - Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center
New Mexico - Holiday Inn Clearwater – St. Petersburg Airport
New York - Hilton Clearwater Beach
North Carolina - Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
North Dakota - Bilmar Beach Resort
Northern Mariana Islands - Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach
Ohio - Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Oklahoma - Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel
Oregon - Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Pennsylvania - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore
Puerto Rico - Hilton Clearwater Beach
Rhode Island - Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key
South Carolina - Innisbrook Resort
South Dakota - Shephard's Beach Resort
Tennessee - Safety Harbor Resort & Spa
Texas - Saddlebrook Resort
U.S. Virgin Islands - Crystal Palms Beach Resort
Utah - Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
Vermont - Wyndham Tampa Westshore
Virginia - Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key
Washington - Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach
West Virginia - Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore
Wisconsin - Hyatt Regency Tampa
Wyoming - Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore

  • The Arkansas delegation will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ybor City

Over the weekend officials from the Republican Party of Florida made an open plea for Mitt Romney to take care of them when the Republican National Convention comes to town in late August. That's because of the penalties the Republican National Committee invoked against the RPOF for (again) violating the rules regarding when they could host their presidential primary.

The RNC cut down the state's presidential delegates from 99 to 50. They also were giving out fewer guest passes to the state's delegation, and were going to assign them "reduced priority" hotels and floor seats.

At least for now, the RNC isn't budging.

That became evident when organizers for the convention announced the hotel arrangements for the various state delegations Monday morning. Florida's conventioneers are out as far as can be and still be inside Pinellas County — that being the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor.

Although there were jokes from a year ago that Florida Republicans would be sent out to Hernando County, that was never a possibility, since the Committee on Arrangements has said all of the state's delegations would be housed in either Hillsborough or Pinellas Counties.

After the jump, you can check out which delegation is staying where.

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