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“Great value” 4 of 5 stars
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Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5303 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33609   |  
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Urbandale, Iowa
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stayed one night before leaving Tampa after vacationing in Sarasota. we are just minutes from the airport. We were greeted promptly by a very polite and helpful staff. Our room was roomy and very clean I would definitely stay again! The bed was super comfy. We would definitely stay again!!

Room Tip: Our room was on the west side. We had a corner room with plenty of space.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I stayed for 2 nights on business in Tampa. I stayed in one of the suites on the ground floor facing the pool. Hotel is easy to find with free parking. Staff were friendly but very slow on checkin. There is a restaurant and bar. The suite rooms are more like apartments and are very large and with excellent features. Hotel Gym is more of a basic fitness centre but still good enough. The service from the local staff was excellent when I needed directions to another hotel. They just brought me there. Although I was on business, a few nights on vacation wouldn't be too bad.

Room Tip: Ground floor facing pool rooms were excellent. I did not stay in the main hotel rooms.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank pmooneynet
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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417 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We stayed here for one night post cruise. The staff is outstanding and that's the best this hotel has to offer. We were upgraded to a cabana suite - and although the suite was large and comfortable, the sheets did not fit the mattress and the mattress pad was completely visible. The lighting was poor throughout the unit. The main building was more the "crowne" model and after speaking with other guests housed in that part, they commented that there were nice views from their rooms. There's really not much to do in the immediate area - Westshore Mall is within walking distance and the complimentary hotel shuttle will take you anywhere within 3 miles (airport, International Mall, etc). We would not stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank debbieinsc2013
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore, responded to this review, February 27, 2013
Dear debbieinnc,

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Your willingness to spare some of your time to relay your comments is genuinely appreciated. We are happy you found the staff service commendable. However, let me take this opportunity to apologize for your dissatisfaction on our mattresses and lighting condition throughout the property. We would like to assure you that we take each comment seriously as it has always been our goal to deliver only the best quality services and facilities. Rest assured your concerns will be looked into.

Thank you again and we hope you give us a chance in the future to show you how great our hotel is.

Sincerely,

Zelyn N
Case Manager
IHGCare
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New Jersey
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Booked last minute on Hotwire and got a great deal. They picked me up at the airport and also offer a free shuttle to locations within a 3 mile radius. It was a five minute walk to the mall with some great restaurants and high end stores. Sports Authority and a Walgreens are among other stores close by outside the mall. I would stay there again.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank InLoveWithItaly2010
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Rochester, New York
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stayed for 1 night prior to a cruise. Complimentary airport shuttle was great. Very late airport arrival. Check-in was quick & easy. We had a ground floor pool side suite. 3 people were sharing the room. I had called 4hrs prior to our arrival to ask that the sofa bed be opened and had clean linens... this was not done and it involved 2 calls to housekeeping to get all the bedding.

The room was comfortable and very clean. You can tell that this is an older property, but has been updated. Bathroom was huge...nice tile and glass shower. Breakfast buffet was included. Food was very good, and plentiful. Front desk arranged transportation to cruise port.

I would stay at this hotel again. Clean, comfortable, convenient, and very affordable.

Room Tip: Poolside room would be very convenient for familes with children. Easy access from the room... no wa...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Sandra E
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Ottawa, Canada
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

From check in to check out the staff at this hotel were nothing but accomadating. The meals were great and not out of budget. This hotel has a wonderful pool and several outdoor areas to sit and enjoy the weather in Tampa. The hotel has a port shuttle available for a$10.00 per person fee. It is within 2 blocks of a large shopping plaza with numerous restaurants and in a very safe neighbourhood. I would definitely stay there again. The view from our 10th floor room was spectacular. The room was spotless and the bed super comfortable. The hotel was very quiet.

Room Tip: Ask for a room on the 9th or tenth floor.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Travellingnurse1959
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CPTW5303, Assistant General Manager at Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We appreciate the details of your review which will help fellow cruise travelers decide where to stay before going to the Port of Tampa. Your comments about the staff mean a great deal to us as we pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service. We are thrilled our staff and accommodations started your trip off on the right foot. We hope the rest of your vacation was just as wonderful.

Best Regards,

Melissa Golub
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Tampa
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

I was lucky enough to stay here the weekend before New Year's
Eve....and loved it. I was immediately greeted with a big smile, and check in was quick and painless. When I arrived at my room on the 10th Floor, the view I had was absolutely gorgeous. The room was spotless, roomy and very modern....and the bathroom was amazing. I ordered a meal via room service, and the service was excellent and the food delicious. Check out was a breeze, and once again was greeted with a smile. My overall experience was extremely positive... and I will gladly stay here again in the future. Thanks to all at the Crowne Plaza Tampa

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Breesan
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CPTW5303, Assistant General Manager at Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Dear Guest,

Wow! Thank you for your thoughful review of your recent stay with us. We are so happy to hear that our staff, room accommodations and room service experience made a positive impact on your stay. It is feedback such as yours that helps other travelers decide where to stay when in the Tampa Bay area.

Once again, thank you for your review and for staying at the Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore. We look forward to seeing you again.

Best Regards,

Melissa Golub
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Address: 5303 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33609
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#21 Business Hotel in Tampa
#38 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#39 Family Hotel in Tampa
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore 3.5*
Number of rooms: 222
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Tampa's newest premier hotel. The new Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa Westshore offers a uniqueness all its own that can perhaps be best described as modern and fresh but elegantly posh. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa Westshore offers its guest complimentary shuttle service to and from Tampa Airport. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa Westshore is located less than 2 miles from Tampa International Airport (TPA) and in the heart of the thriving Westshore business district. Our hotel is only a short walk from the Westshore Plaza Mall, offering the finest in shopping, dining and entertainment. Additionally, we are just minutes from the University of Tampa, Tampa General and the University of South Florida. While visiting the Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa Westshore, you will find that our location is convenient to many attractions such as Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Raymond James Stadium, George M Steinbrenner Field, Tropicana Field, Florida Aquarium, St. Pete Times Forum and the Port of Tampa located at Channelside.Local businesses include Bank of America, Humana, MacDill Air Force Base, Verizon, Wachovia, General Electric, Met Life and Cisco Systems. ... more   less 
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