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“Great views, convenient to airport” 4 of 5 stars
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Sailport Waterfront Suites
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   2506 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607   |  
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Ranked #29 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
Louisiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Great views, convenient to airport”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in room 439. Two bedroom suite with best views in entire complex. Long walk from elevator but worth it. Elevator out for about an hour so just minor inconvenience. Staff very nice. There is a nice sandy area with volleyball net and chairs as well as a separate pool and deck area making it great for families. 439 is being upgraded so the furniture was old and worn but that should change in a week or two. This place is clean, safe and convenient. We will definitely stay here again

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
It is great to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us. We offer the perfect little getaway and we appreciate you taking the time to let others know just what Sailport has to offer. Thank you!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bennington, Kansas
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Spent a couple of nights here with my adult children before heading back up north via the Tampa airport. Very nice facility and the staff was wonderful! We had a nice view from our room, and there were restaurants and shopping close by.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 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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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Your positive feedback is very much appreciated and we hope that you will continue to spread the good word about Sailport to others. Thank you!
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Sarasota, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay. Beautiful views, great location, clean suites. Our unit could use a new sofa bed. And some end and coffee tables. It was our second stay there, and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. Have recommended it to others stay in Tampa.

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Thank you for such wonderful feedback! We appreciate your business and want to let you know that we should have all of our rooms completely renovated by the end of March. We look forward to having you back again real soon.
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Tampa, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We were staying at the Sailport because of my back surgery at the Laser Spine Institute. One of the elevators was closed for repairs and not fixed by the time we left. The view was nice. The seating was extremely uncomfortable! I requested a recliner but they had none available and none of the guests checking out that day had one in their room. Needless to say, I got very little sleep prior to surgery, and even less after surgery due to uncomfortable furniture. The floors squeaked horribly in the sitting room. There was no end table or coffee table for my caregiver to set a glass or cup on. The sliding glass door leading to the balcony was extremely difficult to close from the balcony side. The undercover parking was nice if you got there early enough to get a spot that was covered.

Room Tip: Rooms with lower numbers on the north side have better views of the bay. If you need a recliner, re...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent visit with us. I apologize that you experienced some issues with the furnishings in the room. We are currently in the process of upgrading all of our rooms with new furnishings to avoid this issue from coming about again. I hope that you get a chance to come back and see us when we have everything complete.
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Found the place very clean and well kept, all staff seemed to be concerned about your stay. Coffee machine always broken, not nice. Elevator broken at time of stay as well, but was fixed by the end. Buss service to places very good and friendly most of the time. Loved the pool area well kept and nice temp. Wished the kitchen better stocked, lacking some things to cook with. Found the week days very peaceful and the weekends very loud and not controlled well enough. But all and all i would recommend this place for a good price and closeness to LSI.

Room Tip: use the wallmart pass for shopping as soon as you arrive for groceries.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, February 27, 2014
Thank you for such a positive review. Our sincere apologies about the coffee machine being out of order. This machine is outsourced and we are in the process of getting a new machine in which we will begin offering complimentary coffee in the mornings to all of our guests. Other than that, it looks as though your stay was to your satisfaction and we appreciate your taking the time to let others know what Sailport is all about.
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Hollis Center, Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Great place for families, great pool area, beautiful views of the water. Excellent and helpbul staff. Resort provides a shuttle to and from the airport as well as a local shuttle that will take you to and from local restaurants, shops, etc.

Room Tip: End suites face the Tampa Bay and are quite. Great views of the sunset!
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, February 27, 2014
Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay with us. We truly appreciate your positive feedback and hope to see you again in the near future.
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My son had laser back surgery at LSI in Tampa and this is one of the locations that they suggested since it is in close proximity to their facility. Although I was pleased with there willingness to get us check in early since my son's surgery was moved up a day and check-in wasn't till 3:00., I was not pleased with where they placed us knowing my son was not going to be very mobile. Also the room needed to have maintenance done on it before we arrive which was very evident that it did not. First the first night we had no hot water in the shower and then no air conditioning in the last part of our stay. The maintenance person came and fixed the water issue but the air conditioning was not fixed and we were told that air was coming out of the vents. The air that was BARELY coming out was not cold at all. It does have a beautiful view out the back and if they possible took into consideration of where they are placing patient and do maintenance on their rooms it wouldn't be a bad place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Charlie W, Manager at Sailport Waterfront Suites, responded to this review, February 27, 2014
I apologize that your stay was not 100% satisfactory. I will make sure to address the maintenance issues with our manager to see what needs to done about the hot water and the A/C issues you experienced during your stay. During this time of year we are extremely busy so we are not always able to accommodate check-ins prior to 3PM, but we do try our best to accommodate when the rooms are available. Thank you for your feedback and please come back to see us again!
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Additional Information about Sailport Waterfront Suites

Address: 2506 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607
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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 ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Tampa
#23 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#47 Family Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sailport Waterfront Suites 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on beautiful Rocky Point Island, overlooking the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay, Sailport Waterfront Suites is ideally situated within minutes of Tampa International Airport, with easy access to downtown Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. Our location is convenient to all area attractions and points of interest, including Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Tampa's bayfront beach, the Port of Tampa, Olde Hyde Park Village and Historic Ybor City. The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tropicana Field, St. Pete. Times Forum (home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Stanley Cup Champions!) and Raymond James Stadium (home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, World Champions!) are all nearby. Corporate, Military and Government guests will find themselves with an easy commute to the Westshore Business District, Tampa Convention Center, MacDill Air Force Base, CAE and Laser Spine Institute (LSI). At Sailport, our island atmosphere is suitable for business travel as well as family getaways. Corporate visitors enjoy the perfect Meeting Retreat, Corporate Housing or Extended Stay venue. For family getaways, we offer spacious One-Bedroom Family Suites or Two-Bedroom/Two Bath Suites. Attraction packages are available for Busch Gardens, SeaWorld and more! All suites feature full kitchens, private balconies with water views along with free high speed wireless internet access. Enjoy waterfront relaxation in the heart of Tampa Bay and Rocky Point Island. Guests love our breezy ambiance and the spectacular gulf coast sunsets. ... more   less 
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Sailport Waterfront Hotel Tampa
Sailport Resort Tampa
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