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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 #18 of 159 hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I have stayed here many times and plan to stay here again. The service by everyone-- the front desk, the cleaning staff, especially the reservations manager, Ermy Rosales-- has made each stay a relaxing one! My needs for room accessibility are always met. The amenities Embassy Suites offers make choosing this hotel easy. It is right on USF campus to... 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 the positive comments regarding your stay and taking time out to mention one of our associates! We pride ourselves on our product and service. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure I applaud their efforts. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here so I can... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

My family and I stayed here on Sept. 7th for a quick trip to Busch Gardens for my birthday. The only good about this hotel is the location. We arrived after a long day in Busch Gardens and check in was fine. In our room I was about to get my two year old in the bath and discovered several... 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 the comments regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on our product, service, and cleanliness. I am disappointed to hear about your bathtub and carpet experience. Please contact me directly so I may attend to your reservation. I would like a second chance to earn your business and show you a great experience. Thank you.... More

Davie, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed at this hotel because of its proximity to Busch Gardens. We were pleasantly surprised by how nice, clean, and modern this hotel was. Staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and spacious. The breakfast was amazing and probably one of the best hotel breakfasts I've ever had! The hotel was almost booked full and in the mornings,... 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 the positive comments regarding your stay! We pride ourselves on our product and service. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure I applaud their efforts. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here so I can personally attend to your reservation. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General... More

georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have stayed more than once at this property, rate includes breakfast to order and complimentary cocktails at happy hour which is a nice bonus. Unfortunately the last time we had some issues with the cleanliness of the linens and the responsiveness of the management to our concerns. We will go there again however we will be very critical of... 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 the comments regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on giving great guest service and delivering great amenities. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here again so that I and our management team can make your next stay even better than this one. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Fort Myers, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Our second stay at this location. We enjoyed it more than the first since we had the opportunity to use the pool. Clean rooms, great pillows, good room layout (can hide from the teenagers in bedroom); overall good experience. The staff in the hotel restaurant could use some help. We waited a long time for food/drinks at dinner. Pool was... 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 the feedback regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on giving great guest service and delivering great amenities. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here again so that I and our management team can make your next stay even better than this one. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More

Lawrenceville, GA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This is my second time staying at this property. The hotel is beautiful inside with very nice and quiet rooms. The swimming pool was outdoor and one of the nicer pools I have seen at an Embassy Suites. The towels provided at the pool are not very nice. More like sheets of sandpaper. I imagine they put these out because... 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 the comments regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on our product and service. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure I share your comments so we may get even better. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here so I can personally attend to your reservation.... More

Waldorf, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I stayed at The Embassy Suites Hotel (USF/Busch Gardens) the week of August 19-23, 2013, for a conference. I ended up changing rooms the 2nd day because I woke up and found a tribe full of roaches near the kitchen and bathroom area. TOTALLY GROSS!!!!! I told the front clerk that I wanted another room because there were roaches in... 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 the feedback regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on our product, service, and cleanliness. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure we treat this issue as we do not want another guest to encounter a similar experience. We have a proactive pest control treatment process. In Florida especially... More

Disney World, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I stayed here overnight on last week for my company quarterly meeting. The staff at this location is great and very accommodating. I decided at the last minute (like 3hours before my evening arrival) that I would stay overnight with my children in order to attend my meeting the next day. I phoned ES directly to reserve a room and... 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 the positive comments regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on our product and service. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure I applaud their efforts and address the issue you did write of. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here so I can personally thank... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I went for two weekends and in both opportunities we spent an excellent time at the hotel. Personnel were friendly and helpful in many aspects and many areas. During the breakfast always willing to help and provide food. The desk personnel very friendly also

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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 the positive comments regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on our product and service. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure I applaud their efforts. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here so I can personally thank you for your business. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi... More

Cape Coral, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The Embassy suites USF/Busch Gardens is in a great location for trips to Busch Gardens and the USF campus. The hotel transportation is wonderful and the hotel offers complimentary shuttle service which is very convenient. The hotel itself is very clean, and the staff are very friendly. I stay here ever time I visit Tampa.

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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 the positive comments regarding your stay. We pride ourselves on our product and service. I will be sharing your comments with our management team to make sure I applaud their efforts. Please contact me directly if your travels take you here so I can personally attend to your reservation. Thank you. Scott Selvaggi General... 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 Suites Tampa
Embassy Busch Gardens Suites
Tampa Embassy Suites

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#6 Business Hotel in Tampa #13 Romantic Hotel in Tampa #20 Family Hotel in Tampa
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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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