We loved everything about this hotel. The view was awesome the staff was courteous the rooms were clean and the Resteraunt attached to the hotel was great. The only thing that kept me from giving this hotel a great rating was the bed. I have stayed in a lot of hotels from low low budget to the luxury hotels. Never have I had as bad a bed as I did in this hotel. When you get on it you hear every spring crack snapped and pop. Every movement had springs going everywhere and when you go off it literally popped for 30 seconds after. My back felt like I had slept on a mid evil torture device in the mornings. Like I said the rest off the hotel was awesome. unfortunately when we come back I think we will look for another place. Sleep is important on vacation. Probably just this one bed was bad so I would look at all the reviews before passing judgement.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located directly on the bay in Tampa, minutes from Tampa Bay International Airport (TIA), this full service hotel is available for your every need.Whether you are traveling to the Tampa Bay area for business or pleasure, The BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel can offer you convenient, comfortable accommodations at an affordable price. All guest rooms have open balconies/patios with views of the bay or the city. We offer complimentary wireless Internet, business center, fitness center and the heated outdoor swimming pool overlooking the bay. Volleyball and water sports are available adjacent to the beach bar. The on-site restaurant, Crabby Bill's, serves a variety of menu items with a full bar.We are less than an hour away from world renowned white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, a short distance from Busch Gardens®, the Lowry Park Zoo, the Florida Aquarium, the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), the Salvador Dali Museum, the Ford Amphitheater, the Seminole Hard Rock® Hotel & Casino and the Cruise Port of Tampa.If you're here to visit a college or university, we are approximately an hour from both the Tampa and the St. Petersburg campuses of USF, the University of Tampa, Eckerd College, SPC and Florida Southern College. For sports fans, there's Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Steinbrenner Field and Tropicana Field, all within a short distance. For our guests here on business, we offer a variety of meeting rooms and facilities.Our bayside location makes a great venue for any social occasion. Sunset beachside weddings are our specialty. We can host wedding reception as well as the bride's maids luncheon, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, high school class reunions and service organizations. We can also host parties for special birthdays and anniversaries as well as holiday parties and Quinceaneras. Our on-site staff event planners are available to assist you for any event. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Radisson Tampa