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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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Ranked #14 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013
April S Okeechobee, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This hotel is not up to the normal standards of an Embassy Suites nor any other Hilton family hotel. Rooms are very dated from the dirty popcorn ceilings to the worn furnishings to the dirty and dated bathrooms. There is also an odor we couldn't place when the AC kicks on. If this were a budget brand hotel I guess... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I will use your comments so we may improve our quality and service levels. Please contact me directly if your travels take you to Tampa Bay. I would love a second chance to show you how we typically exceed expectations. Your experience matters to me... More

Okeechobee, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Very nice hotel overall. I would stay here again but will eat elsewhere next time. The waffles and French toast were hard and cold, and there wasn't a lot of variety. I liked the make your own omelette station though. I also didn't like the pillows, they were too flat, and the pull out bed was very thin and I... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, 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. I will share your feedback with them so we may improve our quality and service standards as well. We hope you choose us again when visiting Tampa Bay.... More

knoxville tn
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This was a room we got after a disappointing stay at a nearby Hyatt place . This was bigger cleaner and much spacious all that our earlier room was not . The lobby is beautiful specially with the Christmas decor.The staff was helpful and cheerful .

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

Dear Valued Guest, 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. We hope you choose us again when visiting Tampa Bay. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Tampa, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I have been at this property before and it seems to be sliding. They are, IMO, badly in need of renovations. My room had old stains in the bath tub and a door that was hard to open. The carpeting had seen better days. For the manager's reception there was basically oinly chips, pretzels and goldfish. I was there a... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I will use your comments so we may improve our quality and service levels. Please contact me directly if your travels take you to Tampa Bay. I would love a second chance to show you how we typically exceed expectations. We hope you choose us... More

Orlando, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Walking into this hotel is like walking into a mini-city. It's beautiful. The rooms are clean and spacious, like having your own little apartment away from home. The staff was wonderful, as well, greeting us every time we walked by the front desk and helping us with everything we needed.

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

Dear Valued Guest, 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. We hope you choose us again when visiting Tampa Bay. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Whitestone, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Hi. I am writing to commend the excellent service I received from the staff at The Embassy Suites Tampa USF/Near Busch Gardens. I was a guest December 5th to Dec. 9th. In particular I would like to name Gloria "from Peru" Calienes and Elba. During our breakfasts there they exhibited extreme care for their guests with their service and friendly... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review! We are proud of Gloria, Elba and our entire team and I will share your comments with them. Thank you for your feedback. We will use your feedback to improve the wedding experience we give to our guests. We hope you choose us... More

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We have enjoyed our Holiday party at this Embassy Suites for the 3rd year now and it has been absolutely amazing. The decor, the banquet Manager - Steve Amatrading always makes our event so very special. I tell everyone I know who needs to plan an event of any type that this really is the place to check out before... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review! We are proud of Steve and our entire team and I will share your comments with them. We hope you choose us again when celebrating the holidays. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Steve Amatrading/banquet mgr was the best. He made sure everything was perfect and we was happy all night. The hotel was clean and all of the staff was professional. I will recommend Embassy Suites Hotel to everyone i know.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review! We are proud of Steve and our entire team and I will share your comments with them. We hope you choose us again when celebrating the holidays. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Fort Myers, FL, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I have stayed here three times when my son was attending USF. It is a great deal with spacious clean suites, complimentary happy hour beer, wine and snacks plus complimentary hot breakfast. There is a nice outdoor pool and a small fitness center. There is a fee for WiFi and they have recently added a parking fee but it is... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, 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. We hope you choose us again when visiting Tampa Bay. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I would like to express my graditude to Ms. Jennifer Cancho for providing excellent service. I book rooms for a group of consultants from across the United States. She was instrumetnal in making it happen. They gave the hotel rave reviews and will be back next year with a larger group. Thank you Ms. Cancho for all your assistance.

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

Dear Valued Guest, 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. We hope you choose us again when visiting Tampa Bay. 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
Tampa Embassy 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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