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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 2 weeks ago
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 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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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

Ocala, Florida, United States
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360 reviews 360 reviews
13 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Spent the last three days there, now we noticed that a lot of the furnishings have been cleaned up and redid. New carpet on our fifth floor hallway and room. We did have the coffee maker, but no microwave or fridge. However, the pool was clean, room was clean, no trash in the stairways, etc. The restaurant is working and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to hear how you enjoyed our renovations and shared your encounters with our outstanding team members. We hope that during your next visit you will be able to visit some of Tampa’s amazing local attractions that can be... More

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Additional Information about The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

Address: 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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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
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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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