We were very excited to try out the new Hilton in downtown Tampa and it will be an excellent hotel once they are done with all the renovations. We got a room on the HH floor (16) and it was completely renovated. Very nice, quiet and the room was outstanding with a great view of the pool and a wonderful Hilton bed - I still think it was a large queen bed and not a real king. Lobby and rooms were very modern and welcoming. The hotel will be fabulous once the work is completed but it is still going thru some growing pains. We didn't get the crib, extra towels or pillows we ordered and our AC didn't work right making the room a bit stuffy. The breakfast at the restaurant was a bit blaaa (don't recommend) but the staff was amazing, nice and helpful. I just think give them another 3-4 months to whip it into a real Hilton destination hotel. Looking forward to going back in a few months to see - definitely beats the airport hilton which is in need of a makeover.