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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Saint Augustine, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

My husband and I live close to St Augustine and decided to take a trip to the Hard Rock Casino. On our way there we just decided to get off at exit 10 to grab some lunch. I noticed the hotel as we were getting back on I-4 but we thought we would find one on the same road as... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We are tucked away off of I-4. I am so glad that we are now you go to hotel when you are going to Hard Rock. More 

Augusta, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My wife's brother lives in Sefner Fl and this was one of the closest motels. I booked our room direct and got a better deal than online and the staff went out of their way to help. The wife was impressed with the room and overall location to everything we needed and if needed there was a shuttle to some... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

Great review, thank you. I am glad to see that you had a great stay with us. I do hope the visit with your brother was good. I do hope to see you again in the future. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I would like to had giving this hotel a higher rating but with my experiance with the staff i have to give it a 3 rating which is not bad at all, ok so the hotel itself is very nice, clean, the room i stayed in was very comfy im big on good cable channels an these guys offerd some... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. As far as the concersn with the fridge, these fridges are designed to cool items, it does not get as cold as the one at home. As far as the staff not being friendly, over the course of youe seven day stay why did you not bring this issue to the attention of management? Your... More 

Brooklet, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Our two-night stay was very pleasant. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. The room was quite comfortable, and little touches - like the bath towels folded like swans - added to the welcome. This helped make it a very positive visit.

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. I am glad to see that my staff did their job so well. I do hope to see you in future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This hotel was awesome!!! The bed was comfortable. The room was large and very clean. We barely heard the truck noise other reviewers mentioned. The breakfast was great, where you made your own waffles and my husband loved the bacon and eggs. The receptionist staff was friendly. I am definitely staying here again when I'm near Tampa.

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful response. It is great to see that we met and or exceeded your expectations. More 

Washington, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This hotel is a “must-stay”. We enjoyed the sparkling clean pool, superb service and lovely breakfast. This is the best CI&S I have stayed at, having visited many dozens of Country Inns. Examples of the quality service started with receiving a polite call-ahead the day before to see what configuration of rooms our family group would like. At check-in, the... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

WOW WOW Thank you so much for the raving review. We try very hard to adhere to the standards set by Carlson, which is shown with the three President Awards we have received. I am so glad that stay was exceptional. I do hope that you will chose our hotel on your next visit to Tampa. More 

Dundalk, Md
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I stayed at this dive on May 1, 2013. I was on a bus trip to go to the Hard Rock Casino. The casino paid for the room and trip for high rollers. I usually stay at the Hard Rock for free but liked the idea of the bus trip because some of my friends wanted me to go with... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

First of all the reviews that are on Trip Advisor are real and from guests who have stayed at this hotel. I am sorry that you consider this hotel a dive…….while we may not have met your overly high expectations we do meet the expectations of the rest of our guests both young and old alike. Had you bothered to... More 

Wintrhop, United States
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This was our first stay at this location. As Club Carlson members we requested an early check-in. We checked into the hotel in the a.m.. The early check-in allowed us additional time to spend at Busch Gardens. We had planned two days at Busch Gardens and were delighted to be able to add on more time to the planned two... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

I am so glad that our hotel fit your needs while you were visiting Busch Gardens. I do hope that on your next trip to Tampa that you will chose to stay with us again. More 

murrells inlet, SC
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

the hotel is clean and the staff is very friendly.. I have stayed here three times on my trips to Tampa. Great location with restaurants across the street. The truck stop does not inerfere with anything. Once you are in the hotel you never know it is there. the breakfast is great with hot and cold food. There is coffee... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

I am pleased that you chose our hotel to stay in when your in Tampa. We are very proud of our hotel. I look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The best thing that happened on this stay was getting called the day before we arrived with an offer for a free room upgrade. So, we got a king suite at the same price as our 2-queen room. As always, fresh cookies were there when we arrived, along with the quick, pleasant check-in. That afternoon we discovered my hubby forgot... More 

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CountryInnTampa, Front Office Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great comments. I do hope the upgrade to a one bedroom king suite met your expectations. I do hope to see you on your next vist to the area. More 

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