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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

TravelocityUSD 174*
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#26 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 181*
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Boca Raton, United States
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Hotel is always clean, staff is always very friendly and willing to help. I used the digital key for my room and it was easy to use and very convenience. I did not have to stop at the front desk when I arrived at the hotel. I used this hotel for work purposes, it is only 5 minutes from work,...

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

Dear Caludia S, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and free made to order breakfast! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here before a day trip to Busch gardens and had a great stay. Managers reception was great. Offering more than just chips and salsa but even fresh fruit and cheese which was a welcome addition!! Breakfast was good, typical embassy suites made to order with all the fixins' however they were very well staffed which made the line...

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

Dear BeesOnTheWater, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our evening reception and I apologize two of our elevators were not working. I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Corona, California
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

There is no better location than this facility for USF! Front desk staff was courteous and helpful and breakfast team was fantastic. That's where the positive stops. I received an email prior to arrival from the AGM. So surprised to receive this that I responded immediately and told him that we were a family of 6 several days in advance....

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

Dear Tom B, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 3 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and friendly staff! I appreciate your feedback regarding our free made to order breakfast. I hope you come back and see us again. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2016

This hotel reminded me of one of the old motor lodges from the 80s that someone had placed inside a hotel with a large atrium and restaurant in the bottom. It was a mash up of features. We had a front door with a floor to ceiling window looking out to the railing in front of our room that looked...

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

Dear Kim K, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry you were not happy with your experience. I hope you will give us another chance to earn your business. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Marlyland, USA
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Overall it was a nice 2-night stay while dropping off daughter at USF. Hotel is adjacent to campus, so very convenient. But everything about this stay was a little harder than it usually is with Hilton. Couldn't electronically check in to both rooms so had to play tag with the electronic system to get to reception desk, asked for adjoining...

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

Dear 4plus2equals6, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and cleanliness of rooms. I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed here in mid-August to help our child settle into USF. There are positives and negatives with this hotel. First the positive: 1. Right on the USF campus 2. Relatively inexpensive 3. Huge rooms with small refrigerators, a sink, and coffee maker 4. Free breakfast 5. Happy hour with free wine/beer and appetizers 6. Incredibly friendly staff 7. Very...

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

Dear Catito C, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 3 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and complimentary made to order breakfast. I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We would like to thank Kyra and Gabriel for their excellent services and gratitude. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the Tampa/ Busch Gardens Area. If your looking for courtesy and kindness , this is the place to be! Thanks Again! Carl and Snow

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

Dear Snow B, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our Gabriel and Kyra! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Groveland, Florida
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stay every year with our grandchildren , this is a tradition at this hotel. The children love the view, pool and happy hour. The staff , food , and hotel outstanding for the cost. An asset to Hilton honors program.

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

Dear phyllisb348, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our pool and complimentary evening reception! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Currently traveling with my husband while he's working - and he selected what is advertised as a 4 star Embassy Suites. Upon arrival - trust me - the only people giving these folks 4 stars are themselves. This is just another very tired Embassy Suites that is in serious need of a facelift (at a minimum). The one standout feature...

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

Dear Krystalyze, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for mentiioning Gabriel and I am sorry we did not meet your expectations with our decor. I hope you come back and see us again. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

West Palm Beach, United States
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stay at Embassy Suites USF frequently. My son attends USF. The staff makes all the difference. They are cordial, professional, and will bend over backwards to provide good customer support. The hotel is well located, and the value is good.

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

Dear Amanda G, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our staff! I hope you come back and see us again soon! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Mangroves Grille
Mangroves Grille
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
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 33612-9422
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $213 - $335 (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
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#9 Business Hotel in Tampa
#15 Family Hotel in Tampa
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