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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed on the premium floor, the quality of the room was not were it should have been for the price, if reminded me of another hotel not far away that only cost $60 nightly. Very out dated.

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here a number of times over the years and just can't stop coming back. The rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast is great. Our favourite thing is the managers reception though, the staff are wonderful and friendly! Love it and can't wait to go back.

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ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear hdawg89, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our wonderful staff!!! Please come back and visit us again soon! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I had business in Tampa and stayed here for one night in January. The location was more important to us than astetics or style. It fit the bill. Checkin was quick and the staff was friendly. My guess is that the hotel was built about thirty years ago. It shows its age, but seems to be clean...

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Orange Park, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Over all ecperience is great except the receptionis upon check in gave me a sour mouth on our stay with this hotel. Used the check in online, chose our room location and upon getting our keys our room was changed without letting us know why until I asked. Jessie M-the receptionist was rude, impatient and does not know how to...

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The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there for the College football National Championship game. Location was close enough and the Hilton Embassy suites brand was attractive. Enjoyed the complementary breakfast and the evening happy hour. The new app to allow you to choose a room and the electronically open the doors was great

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This a very old, very tired property. AC problems on first night...up to 80 in our room. This happened another day later in stay. Power was out one morning. Room was smelly and not clean. We would never recommend or stay here again. Staff tried its best to make the most of a BAD situation; Gloria C. was very good...

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Duluth, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't stay at this hotel! The air does not work and they don't care. The toilet overflows and you have to fix it and clean it up if it's before 7:00 AM because maintenance is not in yet. By the way the toilet ran the 4 days we were in the hotel and the hotels air conditioning system was turned...

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Columbia, MD, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location....met our objective of getting in a round of golf, Busch Gardens and Downtown Tampa. Golfing (Pine Barrens), about one hour (50 miles, north, Brooksville), six hours of Busch Gardens (discount tickets purchased at front desk), and closed with visits to Harbour Is and Channel districts. That have we "Roll".

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Barbara G, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Lionel. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in cateringto our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area again soon, don't hesitate to call us.

Plantation, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is conveniently located near Busch Gardens. The room size is ideal for a family and the ease of breakfast and bonus of the evening reception round out the day at the park. The hotel has shuttle services which includes a ride to the park- this was a major benefit. Our whole family would definitely recommend this hotel and...

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Barbara G, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear B4122GEdeborahh. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that youenjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location near Busch Gardens, near Top Golf, comfortable rooms, nice fitness equipment, good breakfast would recommend staying here, it was too cold for the pool but the lobby area and bar and restaurant were nice.

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Barbara G, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear robertnC3098JS. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyedyour stay with us! I hope your next stay is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Mangroves Grille
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Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Embassy Suites Tampa- USF/Near Busch Gardens is located less than 2 miles from major Tampa attractions including Busch Gardens, University of South Florida and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Our guests start their day with a free made-to-order breakfast and end the evening with our complimentary Evening Reception with snacks and drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

Address: 3705 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $240 - $570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 247
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Also Known As:
Embassy Suites Tampa
Embassy Busch Gardens Suites
Tampa Embassy Suites
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#9 Business Hotel in Tampa
#15 Family Hotel in Tampa
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“Our room was on the seventh floor and was quiet.”
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“8th floor if you can get it”
 of 5 bubbles 552andrewp, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hilton has interactive map of floor plans and rooms”
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“We took the shuttle back and forth to the theme park. Never had to wait more than a few minutes.”
 of 5 bubbles 186debbied, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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