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Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 W Fortune Street, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Check in was very quick and easy. The room was pretty basic and dated. Found a glob of something really nasty on the bathroom doorframe, suggesting that the cleaning crew was not very attentive. The hallways were completely sketchy and there were strange unfinished holes in walls. Long elevator waits. We stayed for the proximity to the Gasparilla Music Festival,... More

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Larry C, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am sorry that you found it to be less than excellent. I have sent you a message to obtain more fettles regarding your stay so that I am thoroughly follow up. Thank you for your business and taking the time to review our hotel. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

This is my first time coming to florida from Wisconsin and usually anytime I travel anywhere its not that good but the experience that I had here was amazing Chris your bartender was amazing everything was perfect he was very friendly and held conversation he made sure I was well takin care of I will most definitely come back because... More

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Larry C, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks foe the AWESOME review of your stay with us at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown Tampa. I am glad that enjoyed your visit. I will make sure that Chris knows you gave him such high marks in your review. I look forward to seeing you again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

The bartender downstairs was great! He was very attentive and polite! All of the drinks he made was perfectly made and tasted great! Made me want to stay there all night! His name is Chris! Next time I'm in town I'm definitely staying here and seeing him! The hotel was nice and the staff was all very welcoming. Decorated nicely... More

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Larry C, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown Tampa. I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Chris is always "bringing the hospitality" and I will make sure that he is recognized for the outstanding service he brought to you while visiting Waterworks Bar and Grill! Again I thank you for your... More

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Address: 111 W Fortune Street, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#14 Green Hotel in Tampa #88 Luxury Hotel in Tampa #88 Spa Hotel in Tampa
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The Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown is located adjacent to the David A Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and the beautiful Hillsborough River. The hotel is approximately 1 mile from the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Bay Historic Center, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Channelside Dining and Entertainment Complex, and the Port of Tampa Cruise Terminals. The Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown offers a complimentary on-demand shuttle service from 7am until 10pm, 7 days a week. Popular Attractions include Channelside Dining and Entertainment Complex, The Florida Aquarium, and Historic Ybor City. Hotel Amenities Include:- All Non-Smoking Rooms- Onsite Restaurant, WaterWorks Bar & Grill, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.- Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access- Free Local Calls- Business Center- Outdoor Swimming Pool- Onsite Fitness Center- Complimentary Gym Access at Lifestyle Family Fitness- Complimentary Shuttle Service within 2 milesTampa International Airport is only six miles from the Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa ... more   less 
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