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“Great Stay” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

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The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 W Fortune Street, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #87 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Tampa
1 review
“Great Stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had a nice time while in Tampa, I enjoyed the curb service to and from the convention center.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience at the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay as well as our shuttle service. We look forward to your return when in the Tampa area.

Sincerely,

Tracy Foley
Assistant General Manager
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a 10 week mission trip type deal over the summer and they were excellent with their service to us. Anytime we needed something like another set of room keys they provided it to us with quick ease. All the staff is friendly and easy to talk to unlike a lot of the hotels I've been in the past. You have excellent scenery all around the hotel especially by the swimming pool. Not to mention we are right off the highway downtown which is awesome.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Thank you for sharing on trip advisor your extended stay with the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. We have all enjoyed having your group stay with us for the ten weeks. We look forward to having all of you back again in the near future as I am sure you all will be missed.

Sincerely,

Tracy Foley
Assistant General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was one of the JW that stayed for the convention. I was very impressed with the courteous and professional personnel and how clean and neat was the room, the amenities, etc... I definitely recommend this hotel. Special thanks to the manager for the warm welcome and special menu!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review, July 20, 2014
Thank you for the wonderful review of the Howard Johnson Plaza Downtown-Tampa. We appreciate that you have taken the time to share your experience during your recent stay with us. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing the best service in the lodging industry today and reading our guests' acknowledgements is truly appreciated. We look forward to your return and thank you for sharing.

Sincerely,

Tracy Foley
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Tampa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The stay was horrible. We move rooms twice. Then the new room leaked water all over our belongings, then the house keeping stole some of our stuff, claiming she thought I was garbage and she took it home. The staff states they are going to send it to us. Then we were sitting by the pool and my son saw a rat. Never again!!!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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FoleyT, Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review, July 20, 2014
Thank you for sharing your recent stay with us. It is our goal to provide the best accommodations in the lodging industry today and regret that this did not occur during your recent visit. We only hope is that the return of your items has given you some piece of mind regarding your previous experience at our hotel. Please accept our sincerest apologizes for the inconvenience. We appreciate your patronage and hope you give us another opportunity to serving you on further trips.

Sincerely,

Tracy Foley
Assistant General Manager
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Address: 111 W Fortune Street, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown)
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Green Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk 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 Shuttle Service within 2 miles - Tampa International Airport is only six miles from the Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown Hotel Tampa
Tampa Howard Johnson
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