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BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel

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7700 Courtney Campbell Cswy., Tampa, FL 33607 (Formerly Bay Harbor Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Byron, IL
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Very nice hotel within minutes of Tampa International Airport. Rooms are nice, with comfortable beds. Very reasonable prices for the area. We needed to stay an additional night because of our flight being cancelled. I was worried we were going to have to relocate to another hotel for the extra night because the online site showed this hotel being completely... More 

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

Dear jlboudin7, You are certainly welcome and thanks for writing us back to let us know you appreciated our efforts. Everybody likes to be appreciated. Hopefully, will see you again before next winter. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More 

Norwood, Ohio
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Just a one night stay on a quick business trip, as my flight arrived late the night before a meeting. Close to airport and on the Bay, so you get some great views but this is an older Hotel that needs some work (don't know if its still owned by the Steinbrenners; at least I hope not). No smoking rooms... More 

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

Dear MoMurphy, Thank you for taking your time to write your comments about your stay at our hotel. It is under new ownership and management, hence the renovation. I'm sorry that the smoke dampened your stay. As I recently wrote to another guest, there is really no practical way to control smoking on the balconies. But, rest assured that if... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is my favorite place to stay when I fly into Tampa The staff is helpful and friendly The food at Hogans Restaurant is awesome. My favorite is the steak and cheese sub. I ordered room service and it was fast and hot when delivered

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

Dear 228mariah, Thank you so much for your comments. I'm sure others will appreciate the tips. We'll be looking forward to seeing you again shortly. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed for two nights in February before heading to a cruise and had a pleasant experience overall. It got off to a rough start as we had to wait nearly two hours to get a room, but everything afterwards went well. The staff were nice and helpful, and the free shuttle from the airport was very convenient. (The shuttle... More 

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

Dear EM P, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a comprehensive and complimentary review of our hotel. I also want to thank you for your understanding of the check in process. This time of the year, when we are sold out, it is really difficult to check in almost 150 rooms, which means about 300 people... More 

Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, United States
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

if you are looking for a decent place to stay for a short vacation this is a nice and reasonable choice. In February we didn't need a condo on the beach but this hotel on the bayside has a great view and located close to everything

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

Dear Amy S, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and others. I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves. Please join us again. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More 

Lynn, IN
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This hotel is located is a great spot. It's on the bay, easy to find and near the airport. It's an average older facility, needs lots of maintenance and a good cleaning. The bath exhaust fan and HVAC fan are both SHOT in the room I stayed in. And as usual, the tub drain would not drain. But our biggest... More 

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

Dear Tim B, I'm sorry that a neighbor spoiled your stay with us. We allow smoking on the balconies because we really can't prevent it. It is impossible to be the tobacco police on the outside of the building. The inside is a different story. If a room smells like smoke when a guests checks out, we do charge them... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The hotel room was much better than I expected. The photos on the website don't seem current. The room smelled nice, the linen was clean, the mattress was ok, the bathroom could have been cleaner... but overall clean comfortable room. I loved the free wifi in the room. Also, the location is great. Close to the airport. There is a... More 

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

Dear Radoslava E, Thank you for your comments. You said exactly what we want hear, "it is a good value for the money." That is what we strive for. We're glad you enjoyed yourself. Please come back when ever you can. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More 

Iowa city, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Overall a nice place if you're in the area...nice rooms and Hogans Bar attached to the hotel is fun if you ever watched WWF wrestling. I met Jimmy Hart "the mouth of the south" there. Whiskey Joes' bar right next to the hotel was very good and great view off the water.

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

Dear Scott W, It sounds as though you really had a good time here with us. Thank you for letting us and others know about it. Don't be a stranger. Please come back whenever you can. Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More 

Lantzville, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Hotel was at Best Western Standards,Excellent view being on the water side, upbeat place to be on the weekend Hogans Beach Restaurant was nice during the 3 times, we were there, breakfast menu needs improvement

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

Dear TravelBug797, I'm glad you enjoyed Hogan's Beach and the hotel. I'll let them know about the breakfast menu. We hope to see you again soon for another "Good Tampa Visit." Robert D, Guest Relations Manager More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice location, nice hotel. Shower did not work. Found out after shaving and standing in the tub. Too late to have fixed as leaving soon. Had to settle for bath. Desk staff expressed concern and immediately called maintenance.

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