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Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina

#9 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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3.5 of 5
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700 South Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
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Ranked #9 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was here for a work conference and professional training that was held at the convention center, conveniently located next door. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms were fairly standard and kept clean. The staff was very helpful and courteous. The restaurants within the hotel were great, however the grill did have super slow service. I originally booked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was here for a business trip so I am reviewing in that context. The room is very good - beds are comfortable and amenities are basic but acceptable. This is fair enough for a convention hotel. The lobby is comfortable and a good place to meet. Concierge staff are excellent. The big minus for me was the service in... More 

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Aaron H, Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Dear Raichl, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Tampa Marriott Waterside with our TripAdvisor followers. We are happy to hear that the room met your expectations. Thank you for recognizing our Concierge Team! They work hard to ensure that our guests are greeted with great service and a quality experience. Please accept our apologies for the delays in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My company chose this hotel due to the proximity to the convention center and it was truly a lifesaver being close after a long day on the show floor. The lobby and common areas were pretty and had the right services - great Starbucks coffee, Sports Bar, Outside Bar/Patio, etc. The rooms were well-worn, but very clean. The employees, e.g.... More 

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Aaron H, Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Hello Lori W! Thank you so much for your comments about our high level of guest service at the Tampa Marriott Waterside. The team is highly engaged in providing a top notch experience. I am thrilled to hear that Carl made a difference during your stay along with the rest of the team. They will be very excited to hear... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

People who have read my reviews know having once been an employee of Travel, Tourism and Food Industries myself, I hold everyone to very high expectations. When I do not receive the same service I provide, I take off brownie points, but this is a stellar review for a stellar Front Desk Manager who went out of his way to... More 

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Aaron H, Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Kelly V, On behalf of our team, please accept our apologies for the frustration you endured. A staff member transition should not have inconvenienced you in this way. We will work to ensure that this does not happen again. Thank you so much for recognizing our Front Office Manager, Robert “Bobby”, for his dedication to customer service. He absolutely emits... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Solid business hotel. There were dings about the wifi and rooms that need updating in a previous post. It's common if you are getting the convention rate you don't get the best rooms. My room 2212 the toilet ran every 20 min. (Clearly a leak. ) The breakfast bar was plentiful and seating outside on the deck was worth the... More 

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Aaron H, Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Clamdogger, We appreciate the feedback on your recent stay with us at the Tampa Marriott Waterside! We are glad that you had a chance to pull away from the meetings to enjoy our pool. Were you able to stay and watch the sun go down over the River? Not a bad way to enjoy an evening beverage! Thank you for... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for a conference. The hotel lobby is beautiful with palms and marble, but rooms and other areas were very dated and rather "blah". The wi-fi was inconsistent at best and arguably the worst I have ever had at a hotel with "business" set up . . . or maybe any hotel. "Conference" wi-fi was good, but... More 

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Robert N, Front Office Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Ld Huntress-Thank you for taking a few moments out of your day to write about your recent experience. We certainly regret any negative impression that resulted from interaction with our staff. Please know that we drive our hosts to provide world class service in all areas of the property, and finding out when we fall short is important. I also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Every morning I would trudge down the the Concierge Lounge with my little box of chocolate almond milk, drink powder and shaker bottle. I have the hardest time getting the little box open to mix it up. Carl Fuller, Jr. Was always there with a smile, a cheerful hello and a "let me do that for you." It is this... More 

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Aaron H, General Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

BethGfromGA, Wow! Thank you so much for the 5-star review! We absolutely agree that Concierge access is well worth the slight increase in cost. I appreciate you recognizing Carl for his top notch guest service. Did you have a chance to spend time in our beautiful downtown? When you bring the family back, be sure to take an early morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Christy did an excellent job providing us with food recommendations and making drinks for us all while handling the crowd of a large convention going on in the lobby. She genuinely made sure we enjoyed our experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Five stars for Carl Fuller Jr at the concierge lounge. The man was nice, hospitable and polite. I appreciate that. The hotel it self was decent but very well staffed. Downtownish location is also convenient.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a short weekend at the Marriott and had a great stay. All the staff were extremely friendly and service oriented. Would definitely return. Pros: 1) nice room facing water and pool. As usual, comfy marriott beds. With the music coming from the Sail bar across the street it was like a party in our room every evening :) 2)... More 

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Robert N, Front Office Manager at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Zoecatva-Thank you for your kind words regarding our hotel from top to bottom. Your comments will certainly assist future travelers on making their decision when visiting the downtown area. While we pride ourselves on hosting premier conventions in the Tampa area, we are also an oasis for relaxation and recreation. (and it sounds like you were able to take full... More 

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