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“Good location, good service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hilton Tampa Downtown

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Hilton Tampa Downtown
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Hotel Tampa)   |  
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Singapore, Singapore
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143 hotel reviews
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“Good location, good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The hotel is In a very convenient location within walking distance of sights and good restaurants. Their staff were very helpful during the stay and accommodating with guests' requests. The meeting facilities were impressive, making this a good choice if you are on business or organizing a conference.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about the hotel. The hotel is in a great location. Centrally located in the middle of downtown. The staff takes great pride at providing top notch service during your stay. We hope that the next time your travels take you to Tampa that you will make the Hilton Tampa Downtown your #1 choice.
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I stayed at the Hilton Downtown Tampa during a busy women's conference in June 2014, and was very impressed with the courteous and thorough staff. The Hilton team actually showed that they cared about the customer experience by following up on guest expectations and services received. I especially want to thank Elliott in the Security Office for taking great care to FEDEX ship a critical medical device that I accidentally left at the hotel. Thanks Hilton Tampa; you are leaders in hospitality and your work should be modeled at all Hiltons.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about the Hitlon Tampa Downtown. We are very happy that you were pleased with our courteous and thorough staff. I will personally pass along the kind words to Elliott in the security department. We hope that you will come back and see us!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Tampa Downtown Hilton has great conference facilities and is close to lots of things to do. It’s in an area where you can walk to a wide variety of nice restaurants, too. The best thing about this hotel is the people—they are right there to greet you, and ready to help at a moment’s notice. The rooms are clean and well appointed, with good electrical connections for all your gadgets. The banquet staff members for conferences aren’t fully knowledgeable on how to handle a special meal request due to food allergies (no, I am not vegetarian, I have food allergies that give me asthma when I eat those foods!), and they aren't even always aware they had any special requests. That might not be their fault, though--conference committees should be on top of that. The banquet staff members are very willing and quick to make adaptations as quickly as they understand the needs of the traveler with these issues, however. I really appreciated that!

Special note: if you chill easily, be sure to take a jacket or sweater; the meeting rooms can be very cold.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you so much for writing a review about the hotel. The hotel staff takes great pride at trying to overcome any obstacle. We follow Hilton's lead on trying to "Make it Right". If you are ever in the Tampa area again, we would love to have you stay with us again!
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Charleston SC, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Overall the hotel was located close to airport. The room was clean and quiet. The hotel does have a contracted shuttle service to and from the airport. The bar was cozy and the wait staff was friendly. The food at the conference was above average. The layout of the hotel was easy to navigate.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you for writing a review about the Hilton Tampa Downtown. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay while attending your conference. The contracted shuttle service is top notch. The Food and Beverage team takes great pride in providing a delicious meal while in a great atmosphere. We hope that you will come stay with us again while in the Tampa area.
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Shreveport, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is an ideal location for downtown area. Lots of good restaurants. Staff was excellent and always there to help. The meeting rooms were excellent and the food they served during our conference was excellent.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you so much for writing a review about the hotel. We are very happy that you enjoyed the hotel, the staff and the surrounding area. If you are ever in the Tampa area again, we would love to see you again!
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Fort Lauderdal, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very helpful staff, very nice hotel... it was remodeled over the last few years, as i stayed here in 2010 for the bar exam... It is definitely even nicer now! Beds were clean and incredibly comfortable, great amenities, room view included the bay, and the Hilton is friendly to government/military discounts! Walking distance to a slew of great places to eat, and a nearby CVS. I recommend this hotel.

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

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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you came back to stay with us. Sounds like you noticed the multi million dollar renovation we completed last year. Next time you are traveling in the area, we hope to see you again!
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Charlotte, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My family came to Tampa for a wedding & this was the designated hotel. It was an above average experience beginning with a clean room and bathroom. Clean white linens. Crisp smell. Good value for the money ($116). No problems. Breakfast on Sunday on the way out was awesome.

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

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Randy K, Rooms Executive at Hilton Tampa Downtown, responded to this review, July 3, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. The staff here takes great pride at making sure every guest has an Above Standard Experience. We do that by providing clean rooms, good food, and awesome customer service. If you are ever back in the Tampa area, please come back and see us!
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Additional Information about Hilton Tampa Downtown

Address: 211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Hotel Tampa)
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Green Hotel in Tampa
#16 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#19 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Tampa Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 520
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hilton Tampa Downtown is an upscale urban hotel surrounded by the natural attractions of one of Florida’s busiest and most beautiful gulf coast areas. Located in the heart of downtown Tampa, we feature convenient access to all of the attractions of Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Orlando. We’re 6 miles from Tampa International Airport and a few blocks from the Tampa Convention Center, the Florida Aquarium, the University of Tampa, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and the area’s centers for culture, heritage, shopping, entertainment and sports. Hilton Tampa Downtown offers 520 guestrooms, including 14 suites, all providing a sophisticated and relaxing environment of contemporary furnishings, finishes and personal amenities. For on-property relaxation, guests can enjoy our tropical rooftop outdoor pool, heated whirlpool, sundeck and fully equipped health club. The Restaurant 211 “complex” offers daylong opportunities for outstanding food and socializing. Restaurant 211 features American Cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our Coffee Bar brews the exclusive Starbucks® Coffee. And, our Bar pours, draws, shakes, and stirs the perfect cocktail. Of the 30,000 square feet of function space at Hilton Tampa Downtown, over 27,000 square feet are on one floor, which gives meeting and social planners many options for planning flow from function to function. Our catering professionals have over twenty years of experience in preparing events for groups from 10 to 2,400. They offer a full range of services including theme parties, custom menus, décor design and transportation. Most of our hospitality staff has been with the property since it opened in 1982. Their local knowledge, impeccable service, and customer-focused attitudes provide every guest with a unique hotel experience found only at Hilton Tampa Downtown. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hyatt Regency Tampa Hotel Tampa
Tampa Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Tampa

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