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Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center

#49 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014
Paul W Dorado, Puerto Rico
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Dorado, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

My stay at ESH in Tampa, FL was excellent. The staff was helpful and kind, the room was of a higher quality than I expected, and the reception in the evening was an unexpected treat. WiFi technicians helped me connect to the internet with a simple call to the front desk.

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Paul W, Thank you for choosing Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown for your recent stay and for recommending your experience on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back and hope to exceed your expectations on your next visit. Best Regards, Jason Bowers More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The Embassy Suites in Tampa at the convention center is a hotel that has an unbeatable location literally connected to the convention center. For anyone attending a convention in Tampa, definitely elect to stay here. There is the usual 2 hour happy hour in the late afternoon, spacious (if slightly outdated) rooms, and the cooked to order breakfast. Just be... More 

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear tewks, I sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding your stay. All guest feedback allows us the opportunity to improve our services and facilities and we readily welcome both positive and constructive comments. I was of course concerned to learn of the areas which left you to feel disappointed. I have noted your comments and will be sharing those with our... More 

Jacksonville, FL
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Water temp was uncontrollable in the shower, either scalding hot or freezing cold plus the mandatory valet parking damaged my car! A scratch completely through the paint of my new car! Was promised a call within three days and no call received yet!

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear lenbeco, Thank you for quickly alerting us about your experience. We've reviewed your comments with our team and will be in contact with you shortly. We apologize for the delay and look forward to speaking with you. Kind regards, Jason Bowers More 

Brunswick, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The hotel itself was nice and as advertised. The room (king suite) was spacious, clean, and the bed was very comfy. We arrived around midnight and the check-in process was quick and painless. As mentioned in comments and the hotel's own website, guests are required to valet park their cars for a $22/day. The included made to order breakfast was... More 

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Katie M, Thank you for choosing Embassy Suites Tampa-Downtown during your recent trip to Tampa. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. I have noted your comments and apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused. I would like to assure you we pay careful attention to feedback such as you... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Stayed here for 7 days on business. The rooms have a beautiful bay view and are very spacious. The rooms were clean and the hotel itself was very nice. They offer free breakfast every morning and a free happy hour from 530-730! The pool is small, but we didn't go swimming during our stay so no big deal. There's a... More 

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear PDC_Lovers, Thank you for choosing Embassy Suites Tampa-Downtown for your recent visit. I am very pleased to read you enjoyed the hotel as well as the location and I appreciate you taking the time to recommend your experience on TripAdvisor for these reasons. We look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. Best Regards, Jason Bowers More 

Ellsworth, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at the Embassy Suites for 4 days recently for a business trip. The room was comfortable and clean. The complimentary breakfast was good. I would not hesitate in staying there again.

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Kelley B, I am very pleased to read you and your family enjoyed your stay at Embassy Suites Tampa-Downtown. Thank you for sharing your favorite aspects and for acknowledging our efforts to ensure no detail is missed in regards to making your stay comfortable. I look forward to the opportunity to welcome you and your family's return in the... More 

Daytona Beach, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

It came up short on everything. The quality of the furnishings were disappointing upon entry. I stayed at an Embassy Suites in Washington, DC recently, and was expecting the same. This experience made me hesitate to make reservations at another Embassy Suites.

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Susan C B, We're disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not as enjoyable and consistent as you're used to expecting from our brand. We appreciate your feedback and welcome any additional comments you may have that will help us make your next stay even better. Kind regards, Jason Bowers More 

atlanta
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Went to tampa for Gasparilla. This hotel is perfect. The location was spot on. I thought this was an excellent hotel and enjoyed the service and the room. I would stay here again. Parking is a bit tight and the elevators have a bit of trouble keeping up when the place is busy but these were minor problems.

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear 2dogsAtlanta, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown on TripAdvisor and for choosing to spend your time with us. I am very happy to read you enjoyed the service you received, our facilities. I do hope you will be returning to visit us again; we certainly look forward to welcoming you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

i loved that i could park in a nearby self-park public garage (forget the $22 charge on top of a $250 room for "valet" parking) and use the teco trolley for transport to ybor and channelside. so much to do in the immediate area, it was a shame i had to sleep... which brings me to why i gave such... More 

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear theotherjessica, We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our hotel location and hope that it was convenient for your needs in the area. We also appreciate that you alerted us about your discomfort with our guest beds. We've alerted our facilities team so they can do a quality check. We hope you'll consider giving us another chance to serve... More 

Rossford, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We got a great deal on a 1 night stay pre-cruise. It is next door to the Convention Center and a 10 minute walk to Channelside and the Carnival #2 Terminal. For those who choose not to walk that far, the hotel provides the phone # of an independent service, that offers transportation for $5 per person each way. The... More 

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Jason B, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear cruisingrammy, Thank you for choosing Embassy Suites Tampa-Downtown for your recent visit. I am very pleased to read you enjoyed the hotel as well as the location and I appreciate you taking the time to recommend your experience on TripAdvisor for these reasons. We look forward to welcoming your return. Sincerely, Jason Bowers More 

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