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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2016

They didn't clean the blanket in my room. I got snuggled in my bed only to feel the side of my crusted up blanket on my face. Upon deeper inspection, i saw that the blanket was covered in what looked like semen, you could actually see the path of the droplets across the blanket. Compleatly disgusting. I complain to the...

2Thank CaitsACake
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The hotel itself was nicely furnished and clean. The amenities (none) and service were horrible. Staff never replaced any room supplies. Front desk had to make me five keys before one finally worked. And worst of all, NO BREAKFAST!! Have never been to a hotel that didn't serve breakfast. Had a pot in room but only had one coffee pod...

1Thank Bgaro2013
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is just like as it appears on the hotel's info. The service was excellent. The look was elegant and vintage. The place was clean. The beds were very comfortable. The room was beautifully arranged. So I have no idea why some people give bad reviews. Those reviews are absurd. I loved it, and I would make a reservation next...

1Thank jackie0282
Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed: Sept. 14th For: Kayne West concert I've read the reviews prior to booking and was keeping my fingers crossed that this place wouldn't be a disaster. Gratefully, I had nothing to fear! This place is great. From the decor, the staff, the room - everything was fantastic. The hotel is located a few blocks from the arena and it...

Thank Erica B
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our guests loved it. They were ecstatic about the restaurant and the two bars. Gotta have a 'between the sheets'. In the middle of downtown but very quiet even with fire department 3 blocks away. Easy walk to convention center. Riverwalk area was very nice as was the Tampa Museum. Took in a show at the Straz. Very short walk.

Thank itchyfeet901
O'Fallon, Illinois
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I read the reviews before I booked our room and I was expecting to be disappointed. We were amazed at the charming detail and unexpected beauty of this property. See it for yourself. Our suite was wonderful, the dining room service enjoyable and the staff couldn't have been more pleasant.

Thank WEB_Jr
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Tampa for my grandmothers 90th birthday. We reserved 4 rooms at the Floridian. We were not disappointed. This hotel is absolutely beautiful! The pictures on the website don't do it justice. It is a great place for those who truly appreciate the historical value of a place. Don't stay here if you want new modern amenities, because it's...

Thank Haleyamariaugust
Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I don't know about you but I like the hotel room to be completely dark when the sun comes up in the A.m however here that is not the case. The decoration do make you feel like your in a palace but be prepared to not sleep in. Ok so after hearing a loud noise coming from the air condition...

Thank brandon8926
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were on the 19th floor, so a decent view - of the courthouse. You can hear trains passing by, but generally the hotel did not seem busy ever. The front desk was not that helpful for local information - fine for finding a small shop or breakfast place, but not for a good mall, place to buy specific things....

1Thank Sean M
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It was the year foods arrived in cute mason jars. It was the year Tampa Bay diners became comfortable uttering the word “charcuterie.” And it was the year that St. Petersburg started kicking Tamp It was the year foods arrived in cute mason jars. It was the year Tampa Bay diners became comfortable uttering the word “charcuterie.” And it was...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the legendary Floridan, located in the heart of Tampa. Built in 1926, this nineteen story hotel has been brought back to its original grandeur.Indulge yourself in old world charm, met with the modern comforts of today. With an eye for detail and a dash of flair, flawless service and luxury awaits you at every turn. The opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of this iconic landmark took place on July 28, 2012, making the Floridan Palace, once more the “crown jewel” of the city of Tampa. With historical expertise, and detailed craftsmanship, the hotel’s beauty and stature of its original state has been recaptured. The Floridan is one of the few hotels in the Tampa Bay area that is on the National Register of Historic Places. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Floridan Palace Hotel

Address: 905 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602-3805
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: RM761 - RM1,789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Floridan Palace Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 213
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“Try to gwt a room with hot water.....AT THE COURTYARD BY MARRIOT or any where else”
 of 5 bubbles 276krisd, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When booking, use the credit card you plan to charge your room on, be ready to walk a few blocks for amenities (snacks, toothpaste, etc.)”
 of 5 bubbles J3106KIandrewf, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a large room. Some are very small”
 of 5 bubbles Bgaro2013, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the superior room. It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles WEB_Jr, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Westside offers the better view and reduced noise”
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