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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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Philadephia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rooms are spacious and clean. Bathrooms are bigger than usual. We arrived quite late and had a nice light dinner in the bar area. The breakfasts are better than most-cooked to order omelets, lots of fresh fruit and good coffee. We used one of the meeting rooms and the AV help was quick, courteous and thorough.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff was very attentive and polite. The rooms were clean and big. Some of the furniture had a little wear but not bad. It was in an area that was easy to navigate. I would definitely stay here again.

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Green Cove Springs, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been attending an annual conference at this location for several years. The hotel is always clean and well maintained. I was actually here one time while they were doing major renovations on the upper floors and other than the construction crews moving about, you would have never known there was construction going on. The staff is Excellent and...

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

Dear Guest. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area gain soon, don't hesitate to call us. Take care!

Tampa, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is right on USF campus, room was spacious, staff was excellent, love the complimentary breakfast and happy hour. Easy access to many restaurants, shops, and store on Fowler avenue. Always good to be on a college campus, love the vibe !

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

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Take Care! P.S. Go Bulls :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my grandchildren to Christmas Town. I knew that we would be there late so deciding to stay overnight was a no brainer. Just a few blocks away from Busch Gardens this location was perfect. A friendly staff, clean rooms, a nice manager reception and a buffet breakfast in the morning. Going to make Christmas Town an annual event....

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

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

Ormond Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly Staff, Clean Rooms, Great free breakfast, and Managers reception. Located close to Busch Gardens, Florida Aquarium, and Lowery Zoo. We are regular Embassy suite customers, and this one like so many embassy Suits deliver.

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

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Happy Holidays :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to many resorts throughout my career. Just stopping I'm here for business and Tatiana made our stay worth it. Got in late, well early based on our reservation and she definitely was of the up most assistance. She kept her professionalism and stayed focused the whole time. You did a great job hiring this one embassy, coming from...

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

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

Brooks, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and Clean. Breakfast is excellent - Also staff very pleasant and Helpful. Gloria C in the Kitchen staff was the best!!!! She anticipated my family's every need each morning when we enjoyed the Breakfast bar. Rooms are clean, and cleaning staff does nice job keeping the place clean and like home. We look forward to returning next year!

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

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Happy Holidays!

Fort Myers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Emoyees entered my room although I had the do not disturbed sign on the door and ate my food. Management did nothing. I'm very surprised at Hilton. I reported it and management wouldn't discuss the matter with me. If I can't trust the staff with my food how can I trust them with my personal belongings while I'm out of...

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

I hope this notes finds well and thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. All your comments are essential to educating our staff about good and bad service. We will ensure your feedback will be given to all. I apologize for this bad experience. This is very disappointing to hear, but we hope you give...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: RM483 - RM1,321 (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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“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
“If possible go online and select a corner room to avoid noise/foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarapoetx, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room away from the elevators”
 of 5 bubbles davidsP6462YV, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper level room midway between the elevator bank and the back of the hotel. VISIT your room first and make sure the A/C works.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaBrzJo, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are similar. We were on the 3rd floor. I believe they have 8 floors”
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