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Embassy Suites Hotel Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3705 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I travel quite often and have the option to stay at any hotel in Tampa. The USF Embassy Suites Hotel has been my "go-to" for over a year now! From the moment you walk in and meet the front desk personnel such as Alexis, R.J., Lee, & Ryan you will understand that this hotel makes you feel like part of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel located in north Tampa within USF campus is a great find and value. Not only is their team very hospitable, they go the extra mile. I witnessed their Director of Sales, Joyce Turner, not only greet guests at the front desk, but check them into their rooms, call for transportation, help them to the elevator and provide hugs.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice complimentary breakfast (but the pancakes & waffles appeared to be frozen microwave type & not freshly made in the kitchen), but go early as later times present with large crowds. Some décor was worn, but clean. Front desk (D. from Brooklyn), housekeeping, and kitchen staff (especially Gloria) were great. Hotel was filled with sports teams, and some kind of... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I use ES for hosting our corporate guests. The Sales staff, Jennifer Grawunde in particular, is amazing to work with. The overall staff are great to work with. We have had several times when guests have either changed plans or shown up unexpectedly and ES is always able to assist us. Their shuttle has saved us several times when we... More

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I hosted an event at the USF gym and our players stayed at the Embassy suites. The staff went above and beyond to make the stay A+!! Jennifer and her staff were very helpful and nice. We felt like we were at home. Although it was not part of our contract the shuttle took a few players back and forth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel: This is a very nice embassy suite, the rooms are well appointed and kept clean. The bed was comfortable in the King room we had. Had a air conditioning rattle when the system turned on the first night and maintenance came and fixed it that morning that I reported it and left a note. Did I mention it was... More

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

Dear laptopjob, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review! We are proud of Jennifer and our entire team and I will share your comments with them. Thank you again for the review and the positive comments. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Fortuna, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed for 8 nights this summer while on business. The staff and management is clearly focused on customer service. The room was clean, the breakfast and hospitality faire was excellent and varied, and my cabs were always waiting. My only complaint would be that a couple of the machines in the workout room were in disrepair.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an older Embassy Suites that needs to be renovated/updated or modernized. Not worth the added expense to rent a room on the premium floor because they vending options are poor and very limited. I would recommend staying at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Tampa instead of this location.

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

Dear Ericam776, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am sorry you were not happy with our premium floor as well as the decor of the hotel. I hope you would give us another chance and choose us again. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I stayed during our trip to drop our youngest daughter off to begin her freshman year at USF. It was the five us with an infant and I can't begin to express the excellent customer service we received from Freddie, Marti, Greg & Schnieder. They truly went above and beyond with the consideration, assistance and courtesy provided... More

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

Dear Nadine R, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review! We are proud of our entire team and I will share your comments with them. Thank you again for the review and the positive comments. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanda Kettles, manager of housekeeping, went above and beyond to help me retrieve some important articles that I accidentally left behind in my room. She was professional and kind. Of course the room was clean and beautiful upon arrival and each day as well! Thank you Wanda for saving our visit!

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

Dear zayin22, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review! We are proud of our entire team and I will share your comments with them. Thank you for the comments about Wanda! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

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Address: 3705 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites Hotel Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens 3.5*
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Embassy Busch Gardens Suites
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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 
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