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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 5 days ago
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  • Location
    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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Missouri
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel was under renovation. Guests were forced to stay out of the way of workers roaming the halls and lobby area. Workers were yelling to each other across the lobby right in front of the front desk. When I mentioned this to the manager he said "no one had complained about it". The room had no local area information, the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms where nice and clean. Bay view was great. Now that being said, the reservation desk staff "TY" needs some customer service classes. Is he aware or has he been trained in how to greet and treat Best Western's PAYING customer. Well obviously he has not. I could say more but I'm sure I'm not the first to complain about... More

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

Dear Lindaharley, Thank you for your comments. All comments are important to us. We always need to know where we're good and where we're not so good. I'm glad you liked the hotel and we hope you'll be back the next time you're in the area. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More

Smyrna, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently stayed at the Bay Harbor Inn while visiting the Tampa area. The hotel itself is under renovations, but our room had already been completed and was very nice. A lot of contemporary upgrades made this "cheaper" hotel more cozy. The staff was friendly, even if they could only understand half of what I said. I... More

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

Dear dexterlou123, Thank you for your comments. I'm glad you liked the hotel. I know what you're saying about some of the guests at the bar. Their boorish behavior is inexcusable, but it is not limited to our venue alone. There are incidents even at the County Fair these days. One thing I will say is that you are safe... More

Laconia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Too much noise, AC didn't work right, moved me to a smoking floor. Also there was a fight going on in the next room at one point. Security did not address the issues. Management did not seem to care and even want to make the situation better. Issues happen but they should compensate and address when it cannot be fixed.

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

Dear Ellen C, I'm sorry your stay with us did not meet your expectations. I would like to take a few moments to clarify a few items. You didn't mention where the noise was coming from, what kind of noise it was and what time it was, so I really can't fully address the problem as well as I'd like... More

Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Jackfrost123, Thank you for your comments. I'm sure others will find them helpful. Both elevators are now working. We hope you make it down this way again soon. Robert D, Guest Services Manager More

Corinth, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 2 weeks 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
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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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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