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The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 W Fortune Street, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stonington, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel that doubles as a college dorm- not specified to those staying here as guests. Room leaked when It rained and the front desk said "maintainance may or may not help you." They didn't do anything. Family of COCKROACHES greeted me in the bathroom. Sink dripped all night. Over heard a couple college kids say that they are constantly late... More

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Larry C, General Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were so disappointed with your stay with us. I would welcome an opportunity to discuss your comments further. I have sent you a message with my contact information and would love to have some more information regarding your stay. Thank you for your feedback and I hope to hear from you. More

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

As a student at UTampa, I live here daily for the entire semester. I have been here so far for 5 weeks and the people here have made my first college dorm experience amazing. Tomas and Angelica at the front desk are super helpful and patient with me when I have issues with my card being deactivated or my concerns... More

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk on TripAdvisor. Our entire staff appreciates the time that you have taken to share the experience that you are having staying with us at the Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk. We have brought to the attention of our staff regarding what you see we need to improve on... More

Tampa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

love everything about it and they was good with the housekeeping every morning and the food was very good too

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk thanks you for sharing such kind words on TripAdvisor. We are delighted by the amazing responses we have been receiving with our new name, new look and newly renovated atmosphere. We look forward to all our guests’ old and new to show off the $3.5 million dollar renovations. We look forward to your future visit... More

Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The only amenities our room had were sheets, blanket and pillows. We were told none of the rooms were supplied with anything as they are college dorms. Asked to move to a real hotel room and were told the entire hotel had none. We are on a floor with all college kids. Don't stay here - it lacks all services.... More

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

As the Assistant General Manager I am concerned when a guest has a stay that is less than 100% satisfactory. It is our goal to provide the best accommodations and services in the lodging industry today, and we regret this did not occur during your recent visit. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience. Although your experience at or... More

Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Loved the view of my hotel room. Had I known there were rooms with a fridge, would have reserved sooner

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent visit at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. We are excited to hear how our guests are enjoying the $3.5 million dollar renovations we have been doing. We are also excited to announce with all the hip, new and exciting attractions happening in Downtown Tampa, we also have taken on our own new name, new... More

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Spent 10 weeks during the summer 2013, great location downtown and close to the airport and Busch Gardens. The staff was really nice, ans the rooms were pretty good with microwave, fridge. Good pool, small fitness room, washing machine and dryer available.

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa on TripAdvisor. We are looking forward to showing off our new name, new look and new atmosphere as the Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk. Traveling with a group, on business, or for leisure we are in the heart of it all. Located directly across the street from the Straz... More

Portland, Oregon, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Not sure what hotel these people who posted reviews stayed at but it wasn't this one..Room was dirty, old and run down, toilet was cracked and tub wasn't clean. There were stains on our towels and walls. We left the next morning! We waited almost 2 hrs at the airport for the shuttle, that was already at the airport!!! The... More

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

As the Assistant General Manager I am concerned when a guest has a stay that is less than 100% satisfactory. It is our goal to provide the best accommodations and services in the lodging industry today, and we regret this did not occur during your recent visit. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience and feel free to contact... More

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed in this hotel twice .First night was the night before taking the cruise and two nights post cruise, Hotel has easy access from the airport. To enjoy the places or go eat at a decent restaurant, you must use the shuttle offered by the hotel, good service and available till 11 pm. The hotel restaurant has a very... More

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear what an asset our complimentary shuttle service within a 2 mile radius was for you during your stay. We strive to constantly make improvements to our common areas, rooms and restaurant and are very sorry that you found our summer... More

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Address: 111 W Fortune Street, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown)
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk 3*
Number of rooms: 312
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown Hotel Tampa
Tampa Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Tampa

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