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The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

#81 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Hi I'll never return to this nasty hotel ever again!!! First of all the room was stank and I seen a roach. Then as I go to lay down in the bed the blanket had piss stains and blood on them. The pillows was stank and also had some stains as well. The curtains was also stained and dirty!!!

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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 in the lodging industry today, and we regret that this did not occur during your recent visit. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience. We have been striving to improve... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The staff was very acommadating, especially Anita and Jarvis. Our room was very clean and nice and cool upon our arrival, on the 2nd floor. The beds were also very good. They also had a nice continental breakfast.

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

Thank you for sharing your stay at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. We appreciate the kind words you have shared regarding our outstanding team members. It is our goal to provide the best accommodations in the lodging industry today. We look forward to your next stay with us at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. Sincerely, Tracy Foley Assistant General Manager More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I had a great experience with the Howard Johnson. The staff was extremely friendly and the location of the hotel is right in downtown Tampa. You can walk almost anywhere downtown in under 10 minutes and the hotel sits right on the river. The rooms were spacious with comfortable beds. There is complimentary coffee every morning and a mini fridge... 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 the amazing downtown area. We are conveniently located and in walking distance to some amazing local attractions. The River Walk is convenient and will take you to Curtis Hixon Park for Rock the... More 

Weston, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

They show something else online. thye gave us a room on the 7th floor with some rehab people. it was the most harrowing experince for me and my family. we fal out refused to stay and instead moved hotels. the guy at the fornt desk assured us we would not be charged. Yet we were charged. I put a stop... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Hi my name is Jessica Morales i was coming to Florida for vacation and to visit my grandmother who is very ill. I heard great stories about the Howard Johnson in downtown Tampa so I booked my reservation. When arriving at the hotel I was greeted by the manager her name was Eneida Rosado any questions or concerns I had... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words shared regarding Eneida our Guest Service Manager at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. We all strive to provide the best service, amenities and accommodations to all our guests and cannot thank you enough for sharing your experience at our hotel on TripAdvisor. We look forward to your return to the Tampa area. Sincerely, Tracy... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed here for a 10 week mission trip type deal over the summer and they were excellent with their service to us. Anytime we needed something like another set of room keys they provided it to us with quick ease. All the staff is friendly and easy to talk to unlike a lot of the hotels I've been in the... More 

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

Thank you for sharing on trip advisor your extended stay with the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. We have all enjoyed having your group stay with us for the ten weeks. We look forward to having all of you back again in the near future as I am sure you all will be missed. Sincerely, Tracy Foley Assistant General Manager More 

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