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Floridan Palace Hotel

905 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Hotel is a beautiful, revived early 1900's hotel. It reminds me of the grand hotels found in Chicago. With beautiful marble floors, and mosaic ceilings, upon entry the space is nicely done. The Upstairs Bar and dining room is unique, a split level dining space with huge windows, gorgeous lighting and white table cloths, opened to the entry surrounded... More 

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Sarasota Florida
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91 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed during Gasparilla. The hotel is renovated , originally 1926. Gorgeous lobby, restaurant and Saphire Bar. Our room was fabulous since we were given a 15th floor corner room with high ceilings, renovated bathroom with nice beds. I am not sure all rooms are as large as the one we got. We didn't have an opportunity to eat at... More 

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Thank Cathy333P
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the exterior - hotel looks great. However the interior is very old. Rooms are ancient. The beds are like sleeping on a dining room table. Missing a lot of "little things" like no blankets on the bed (or in the room), no bag for the ice bucket - disgusting. no coffee maker in the room. Bedding was stained. Lady... More 

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Thank Todd B
Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool old hotel. I'd rather stay here than at a new hotel with no history! Great brunch on Sunday, great little bar to hang out and watch sports. Friendly staff, felt like I was in an old movie...

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such an awful experience at this hotel that I would rather stay at Days Inn or Hampton Inn. You're just paying for staying at a historical building, but the service is really bad (actually, non-existing). We got a room that smelled like someone smoked a full pack of cigarettes the night before. The towels were stained and old.... More 

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Sandwich, Illinois
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a large group - 5 rooms , was promised to be on the same floor - nope, My refrigerator didn't work, they said someone would be up -nope. No ice machines in the building had to go from 17th floor to lobby bar for ice, my shower pressure wouldn't have washed a small turtle.

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Thank Lon G
Columbus, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately I waited too long to reserve a hotel room for a conference I was attending in downtown Tampa. The last resort was the Floridan Hotel in the general vicinity. Old and rundown to put it mildly. There is no shuttle from the airport and the registration staff is less than helpful. The rooms are hard to regulate the temperature-... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at this hotel for 4 night for a conference. I was excited to finally stay here as I had seen the lobby before and the restoration of that area is amazing. I was sadly disappointed as the rooms were not at the same lever as the lobby. Good Lobby, Restaurant, and Bar are restored and look great.... More 

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Florida
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156 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently attended a small banquet at the Florida Palace. It was an order off the menu affair with each party paying for what they ordered. I attended with four other people to include one child. The food is mostly Greek inspired and was slightly above average. The service at the bar was exceptional, but at dinner it was nearly... More 

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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This is an old hotel with some charm. Upon arrival we were slapped with a 15$ valet or self park. It's kind of a seedy area, they should offer a better parking option for 15 bucks. I was part of a large group attending a wedding so there were many of us who stayed. Everyone I spoke to had issues... More 

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