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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Even though they did have rooms available, they did not want to check us in until 3 pm. Good view on the bay (if you manage to get such a room from the lemon-sour girl at the counter). We had a power outage that took hours to fix and we didn't get our room cleaned the first night, but other...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Hello JM Thanks for the feedback. Glad to hear you were able to enjoy the bay view at the hotel. Apologies for the power outage which lasted 20 minutes during the the storm. Thankfully we were able to restore power immediately so that you and all our guests could enjoy the remainder of their stay.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We checked in and the room was prepaid before hand. They needed a credit card for "incidentals", which was fine. They put a pending charge of $184.26 for incidentals! Who charges that much for incidentals for one night? The worst part is they still haven't taken it off after 11 days and no one in the business office answers the...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Diddlen Apologies for the inconvenience which occurred during your stay. We have since addressed it and can assure you this is not the norm for the hotel. Please reach out as I'd love to personally ensure your credit is back on your card.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The hotel has a great location. You are close to the city of Tampa, the airport and only minutes away from Clearwater beach. During my stay I noticed that they are doing some needed remodeling and upgrades. Our room was located facing the parking, close to the ice machine and next to the elevator. Surprising enough we can only hear...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Hernan74 Thank you for the feedback from your past stay. As mentioned, the hotel is located in a great area only minutes away from the airport and beaches. We are currently going thru a renovation so please do come back to enjoy the new look.

Nyc
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you drink ,smoke pot and party then you have come to the right place. This is a party hotel which becomes apparent the later in the day it gets. Service sucks but the room price was good valve.I would only stay here passing through the area.

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Hello tomflushing Thank you for taking the time to submit a review on our hotel. We apologize that your stay was less than stellar due to the service. We will be sure to address this so that future guests are not going thru the same issues.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed earlier this week and was very disappointed. It's a shame as the hotel has so much potential and such a great view of the bay. The hotel is going through a renovation which I can understand will add some inconveniences. However there is no vending machines (they have been pulled out with some of the cords still dangling -...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

John Thank you for taking the time to submit a review on our hotel. We appreciate the feedback and can assure you that your concerns have been addressed fully. We apologize that you did not fully enjoy your time with us and hope to see you again soon.

Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My girlfriend and I just returned from a 5 night stay at this hotel. Vacations are supposed to be full of adventure. There was no shortage of that here; every day had its own problems. Here's a sample: * On one occasion, the cleaning staff took just 1 dirty towel and left us no clean towels. * On another occasion,...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day Mehrnaz1 Thank you for your past feedback on our property. Please accept our apologies for the towel situation which I can assure you has been addressed. We've also addressed your other concerns from the front office to the restaurant. Please know, this definitely isn't the norm for our hotel. We hope to have you stay with us again.

Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

During my 5 night stay, I had to call for towels 3 times because they just take the wet ones and simply forget to leave clean ones in the room. They woke us up at 8 in the morning by calling and at 8:30 by knocking at the door, to make us move to another room because of construction. The...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day My apologies for the negative experience you encountered during your stay. Please note, the towel situation has been addressed and we can assure you that it will not happen again. I would love the opportunity to have you back and show you that your experience is not the norm for the hotel.

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Had a great time here. Our room was nothing to write home about but it was clean, had a fabulous balcony view. You can rant jetskis listen to music across the bay, good location. Our last night they had a techno music festival, which really is not our music but the people watching is fabulous! If I came down here...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Linda Thank you for the great feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the amenities offered. We can't wait to have you back in the near future.

Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The experience started when I was shopping for the right location between Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties. When I met the General Manager Crystal Rivera she treated me like I was part of the family and assured me a successful meeting if we brought our program there. I knew this was the place I was choosing!! She introduced me to Catering...

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Crystal R, General Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

David Thank you so much for such an amazing review. We are so pleased to hear that your entire experience with the hotel was great from beginning to end. We appreciate the feedback and truly look forward to hosting many more meetings with you and your team in the future. Many Thanks for your support and loyalty!

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Things started off bad and progressively for worse over the course of our two night stay. We had a reservation for a particular class of room, which was unavailable at check-in. The room they put us in was on the first floor. It was incredibly musty. There was a desk with no chair to it, no phone for the bed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on the bay in Tampa, minutes from Tampa Bay International Airport (TIA), this full service hotel is available for your every need. Whether you are traveling to the Tampa Bay area for business or pleasure, The Bay Harbor Hotel can offer you convenient, comfortable accommodations at an affordable price. All guest rooms have open balconies/patios with views of the bay or the city. We offer complimentary wireless Internet, business center, fitness center and the heated outdoor swimming pool overlooking the bay. Volleyball and water sports are available adjacent to the beach bar. The on-site restaurant serves a variety of menu items with a full bar. We are less than an hour away from world renowned white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, a short distance from Busch Gardens(R), the Lowry Park Zoo, the Florida Aquarium, the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), the Salvador Dali Museum, the Ford Amphitheater, the Seminole Hard Rock(R) Hotel & Casino and the Cruise Port of Tampa.If you're here to visit a college or university, we are approximately an hour from both the Tampa and the St. Petersburg campuses of USF, the University of Tampa, Eckerd College, SPC and Florida Southern College. For sports fans, there's Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Steinbrenner Field and Tropicana Field, all within a short distance. For our guests here on business, we offer a variety of meeting rooms and facilities.Our bayside location makes a great venue for any social occasion. Sunset beachside weddings are our specialty. We can host wedding reception as well as the bride's maids luncheon, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, high school class reunions and service organizations. We can also host parties for special birthdays and anniversaries as well as holiday parties and quinceaneras. Our on-site staff event planners are available to assist you for any event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Harbor Hotel

Address: 7700 W Courtney Campbell Cswy, Tampa, FL 33607 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $123 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Harbor Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 260
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Radisson Tampa
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