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BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7700 Courtney Campbell Cswy., Tampa, FL 33607 (Formerly Bay Harbor Hotel)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oh, where do I start? I just returned home from my first visit to Tampa, Florida and I stayed at the Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel. I called the hotel directly about a week prior to my visit to inquire regarding the hotel amenities and I spoke to "Jack". His demeanor was less than pleasant and forthcoming to my inquiry.... More

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Oviedo, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a bay view and the room and it was nice. It looked just like the picture so there weren't any surprises. The hotel is under renovation so you need to be patient when it comes to the elevator since there is usually only one running. We didn't have any problems with bugs or maid service. Our room was... More

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Corinth, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to this hotel on the bay. LOVED THE VIEW! Other than that, it could've been better. The pool was very cloudy and nasty. The air conditioner in the area by the elevator was not working. Lots of remodeling going on. Rooms were not cleaned when we were out (many times it was for several hours).

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Dear Tamara B, The good news is the renovations will be done by the end of the month. During the time that you were here, remodeling was going on, confined to the first floor. The A/C was working, but we decided to open the doors to dissipate any smells. By the time of your next visit, it will be better.... More

Boca Raton, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Supposedly the hotel had been renovated. The first room they put me in had an old non functional air conditioner. Paint work was sloppy and the room looked like it had been given a rush job to renovate (if you can call it that). The condition was f air at best and I was moved to another room with a... More

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John C, I'm sorry about the condition of your first room. It was purely coincidence that the A/C was not working. The person who suggested it probably thought he was doing you a favor. Room 311 is a good location in the building. It's half way down the hall from the elevator, so it's near the elevator, but next... More

Tallahassee, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was extremely dissatisfied with the overall hotel. I was promised a city view when I booked and got an view of a Parking Lot. I have a huge phobia in regards to Lizards and there was one in my room. I hysterically called room service and their sent someone upstairs who barely spoke a word of English. I explained... More

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karl D, I'm sorry about your less than stellar stay. It must be tough living in Florida with a fear of lizards. I'm sure you've been told before that they are harmless, but they are everywhere. Their presence has nothing to do with cleanliness or the lack there of. FYI to you and other guests who may be reading... More

Indianapolis, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the Best Western's I have stayed at across the country, this was by far the best. It had the best value and also the best fitness center. I would have easily paid twice as much for the room because of the size of the room and other amenities. I again loved the workout room. The equipment actually worked.

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Timothy P, Thank you for such a positive review of our property. I'm glad you enjoyed it so much. Please come back and use our equipment every chance you get. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More

Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at this hotel for pleasure and live right in Tampa. You have great restaurants and bars. The waterview is beautiful, I have some beautiful sunset pictures. I like staying here it is a mini vacation for me away from home and work.

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RamboChow, We appreciate your review and the fact that you continue to stay with us when you can stay anywhere you want. You know the area and what else is out there and you choose us. Please come back as often as you can. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More

Rotonda West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 4, 2 rooms. The hotel was very clean - beds extremely comfortable. Helpful staff as well. Would definitely stay there again and recommend to others. Hogan's restaurant on the premises is an awesome place - excellent food!

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cindyj185, Thank you for your notes about our property. Potential guests love these, short, succinct and to the point. Of course, I loved it too because you said you'd definitely come back. I hope it's not too long. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel in the spring for 4 nights in August. Was concerned upon some of the reviews of noise and bedbugs. Had no such problems during our stay. Very nice comfortable bed. They were still doing some renovations but not a big deal. Bay view room was beautiful. Pool was small but great view of bay and not too... More

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carley B, Thank you very much for your short and to the point review. I'm sure others will find it helpful. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here with extended family several times. No big issues except for check in process and the pool. The front desk clerks can never handle what they are asked to do resulting in unusually long check in time. They are too busy answering phone calls, staff interuptions and being called away which means it takes at least 15 minutes to... More

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BAYHARBOR, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear IAMAPI, Thank you for taking so much of your time to share your impressions of our hotel with others. Since you have been here several times, I would like to discuss something with you that may make your next visit more pleasant and let others know what they may expect. Our check in process BEGINS at 3 P.M. We... More

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Address: 7700 Courtney Campbell Cswy., Tampa, FL 33607 (Formerly Bay Harbor Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel 3.5*
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Located directly on the bay in Tampa, minutes from Tampa Bay International Airport (TIA), this full service hotel is available for your every need.Whether you are traveling to the Tampa Bay area for business or pleasure, The BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel can offer you convenient, comfortable accommodations at an affordable price. All guest rooms have open balconies/patios with views of the bay or the city. We offer complimentary wireless Internet, business center, fitness center and the heated outdoor swimming pool overlooking the bay. Volleyball and water sports are available adjacent to the beach bar. The on-site restaurant, Crabby Bill's, serves a variety of menu items with a full bar.We are less than an hour away from world renowned white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, a short distance from Busch Gardens®, the Lowry Park Zoo, the Florida Aquarium, the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), the Salvador Dali Museum, the Ford Amphitheater, the Seminole Hard Rock® Hotel & Casino and the Cruise Port of Tampa.If you're here to visit a college or university, we are approximately an hour from both the Tampa and the St. Petersburg campuses of USF, the University of Tampa, Eckerd College, SPC and Florida Southern College. For sports fans, there's Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Steinbrenner Field and Tropicana Field, all within a short distance. For our guests here on business, we offer a variety of meeting rooms and facilities.Our bayside location makes a great venue for any social occasion. Sunset beachside weddings are our specialty. We can host wedding reception as well as the bride's maids luncheon, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, high school class reunions and service organizations. We can also host parties for special birthdays and anniversaries as well as holiday parties and Quinceaneras. Our on-site staff event planners are available to assist you for any event. ... more   less 
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