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The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

3.0 of 5 111 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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Ringgold, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

As for the hotel itself. LOVED IT! Great staff, great view of downtown. Ask for their stay and play rate. We were able to get our room and one weeks free parking for our cruise with a free shuttle to and from the cruise terminal for LESS than the cost of parking at the terminal. Plus you know your car... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback regarding your stay. We truly appreciate all feedback and it is especially nice to hear when a guest enjoys their stay with us. Here at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown Tampa providing guest satisfaction for a great value is our number one priority. Again thank you... More 

Tampa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Not very clean, bathroom in disrepair, room smelled musky, in room phone didnt work, and restaurant was slow, slow, slow (40 min for soup & salad). On the plus side, they did have free shuttle service to the convention center, and it is conveniently located. Would not stay at again though.

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

I am very sorry for your experience during your stay our hotel. Please contact me at lcollier@hidevelopment.com so that may inquire as to some more details regarding your stay. I have shared your comments with the Restaurant Manager and the Executive Housekeeper and have been assured that they will address your issues with the staff. Thank you for your feedback. More 

Tampa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

booked HoJo due to all other hotels near the vincinity of the convention center were full. And this was one of the further ones. Lobby was fine, service was decent, the room was old, air conditioner was loud, and I can hear doors slamming in the hallway early in the morning. WiFi did NOT work well, I had to use... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide with your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am sorry that you had a less than excellent experience. Please contact me at lcollier@hidevelopment.com so that I may inquire as to the details of your stay in order to follow up more thoroughly. Thank you again for your business and your time. More 

West Melbourne, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Stayed for one overnight during spring break with my husband and 2 children 8 & 2. The staff was very courteous and helpful. Check in was quick and easy. We checked in at 5 after a long day out and about and the staff was very helpful with menus and info about area restaurants that could deliver to us. The... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. It is invaluable feedback such as yours that enables us to constantly improve the guest experience. We have many exciting changes taking place this sumer and hope you will visit us again to experience the many changes taken place. More 

Portsmouth, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My husband & I stay at this property in February a few days before a cruise and the day we came back. Ho JO was always a favorite of mine in the early 60's when I was a kid. I love to see the orange roof in the distance, and the orange sherbet once we settled in. This is an... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown. Let me say the pleasure was all mine and I too look forward to our return visit! Thank You again. More 

Ajijic
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I needed 3 nights at a reasonbly priced hotel with a good location in Tampa, Fl before and after a cruise. I found it at Howard Johnson Plaza downtown Tampa. The hotel staff was friendly and accoomodating. The have a shuttle that will take you anywhere in a 2 mile radius gratis. This is so helpful when you do not... More 

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

First and foremost I thank you for your business. I also thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Howard Johnson Plaza in Downtown Tampa. It is very nice to hear when we get it right. With the goal of outstanding service to every guest every time we pride ourselves on great reviews such as yours.... 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
Hotel Style:
#14 Green Hotel in Tampa

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