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Westin Tampa Harbour Island
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   725 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Wyndham Harbour Island)   |  
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Ranked #24 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I was very pleased with my stay at the Westin. At check in, Mike went above and beyond ensuring I was comfortable with my stay. The views from the 12th floor are breathtaking, and the beds are heavenly! Whenever I am in Tampa, I will stay here from now on! Thank you!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island Ryan2283!
It is great to hear that you were very pleased with your stay! Mike takes pride in providing each of our guests’ with service that goes above and beyond.
We look forward to seeing you again!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Stayed at this hotel 2 weeks ago. Was very pleased with the cleanliness and decor. Bed was very comfortable. Hotel was very close to the port and had a free shuttle. Was a little bit of a struggle to find options for dinner but we settled for Jackson's and was glad! Great food and right on the water. Hotel also had a great view.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you Samarie713 for the wonderful comments!
The Westin Tampa Harbour Island takes pride in providing extraordinary services to our guests. From the moment you walk through the front door until the time you depart it is our goal to have you feeling better than you did when you arrived!
It was truly a pleasure to have you with us and we hope to see you again in the future!
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Inverness, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I stayed here for three nights. Staff was excellent the food was over and beyond good. Location was perfect for whatever you wanted to do. Beautiful and clean hotel ( and I am very picky) with great service. I just can't say enough I loved it so much and will for sure stay here again. KH

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Greetings from the Westin Katie H!
Thank you for sharing the experience you had with us at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island! At the Westin guests are encouraged to take advantage of the relaxing and refreshing atmosphere. We are delighted to hear that during the nights you were with us you were left feeling well cared for by everyone you interacted with.
Thank for choosing the Westin Tampa Harbour Island!
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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We had an excellent weekend stay at this hotel. Spent a gorgeous Saturday at the pool. Maria far exceeded our expectations with the exceptional service she provided at poolside. Thank you, Maria for your attention to detail. We will definately be back.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island kbarkhausen!
On behalf of our entire staff we thank you for staying with us! We are glad that you had an exceptional day at the pool and that the service you were provided exceeded your expectations!
We look forward to seeing you again!
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I stayed at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island over the Labor Day Weekend. First of all, I was greeted by Monet who couldn't be more professional. She was there the entire weekend and every time we asked to recommend a restaurant or a place to visit, Monet had the perfect suggestion. The entire staff was great but Monet is the person we spoke to the most and was just great. By the way, the bed is awesome and the linens on the bed are SUPER COMFORTABLE and you should definitely try the restaurant in the hotel. Very good. The area is nice. Lots to do right down stairs. Parking is a LIIIIIITLE expensive but overall, great experience. The location is ideal for trade shows as its located right across the Tampa Convention Center.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 8, 2013
Thank you for choosing the Westin Tampa Harbour Island RICIsleworth!
During your holiday weekend in Tampa it was truly Monet’s pleasure to provide you with great service!
If you have the opportunity we hope to see you again!
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

We are 5 days into a 7 day visit to the Westin. Special mention to the excellent service from Mitch on the front desk who handled our check in efficiently and offered friendly advice with regard to local restaurants. We are flying back to the UK on Saturday evening and a request for a late check in was dealt with positively by Mitch. Also the engineer Benny dealt with the problem that we had with our TV promptly and with a smile. A few slightly negative comments. There is a hotel minibus sitting out front we never saw it move. We didn't have a car and had to taxi everywhere, surely the use of the bus as a shuttle to local malls and restaurants at even a small charge would be a better use of the resource. Also apparently the breakfast buffet only operates at the weekend which can make a daily breakfast costly. However, overall our stay at the Westin has been a pleasant experience

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 8, 2013
Thank you for staying at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island PeterMooney!
It is wonderful to know that your overall stay was a pleasant one. Mitch and Benny take pride in providing each of our guests with the type of excellent service as you have came to experience.
We hope to see you both again during your next trip to Tampa!
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Indialantic, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite extensively. On a recent trip to Tampa, Florida we had the good fortune of staying at the Westin Harbour Island. We both work long hours and truly value our time off together! We have t\stayed at the Westin on Harbour Island twice with-in the past 2 weeks and every time our expectations have been surpassed. Rarely in life will you meet folks that go above and beyond to make your stay as pleasurable as the staff at this hotel. Angela handled our registration and was able to upgrade us to a suite without being asked. She took the time at every possible opportunity to ensure our stay was a pleasant one. We were able to relax and recharge by the pool. In fact, when our stay ended we both felt like we had been away for an extended period of time. Should the opportunity arise and you have the Westin Tampa Harbour Island as a choice do not hesitate, grab it!

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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WestinTampaHarbour, Manager at Westin Tampa Harbour Island, responded to this review, September 8, 2013
Thank you for staying at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island Peter G!
It was truly Angela’s pleasure to have provided you with a personal experience that allowed you to relax, unwind and recharge!
We hope to see you both again on your break from work!
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Address: 725 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Wyndham Harbour Island)
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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 Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Tampa
#17 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#22 Family Hotel in Tampa
#22 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Westin Tampa Harbour Island 4*
Number of rooms: 299
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Westin Tampa Harbour Island is a luxury hotel located on the Bay near the downtown business district, Ybor City, the Convention Center, the Times Forum, Clearwater Beaches, and more. ... more   less 
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