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Hampton Inn Tampa / Brandon
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   10110 Horace Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619   |  
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Ranked #69 of 159 hotels in Tampa
Mount Dora, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Nice Hampton stay!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great location and service. The bed was not the typical comfort level. They had great linens but the mattress hurt my back. The location was easy access to highways, restraurants, and vacation spots. All good otherwise! Worth staying at.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 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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  • Location
    4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

Updated and clean. Great service. Tv at 90 degree angle to bed in suite. Inconvient. Needs better signage to direct you from exit. Close to cracker barrel and next to a bob evans. In The heart of strawberry country












  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

If you're a frequent visitor of Hampton's then you'll understand the title.
Clean, quiet and comfortable and well located with plenty of nearby dining.
Front desk was very friendly.
Only complaints were that the rooms needed a little minor maintenance, rusting extractor in bathroom and a shower head with a mind of its own. Nothing really concerning.

Room Tip: Back of the property overlooks a trucking yard. Not pretty to look at but quiet.
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  • Stayed February 2013, 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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Coppell, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I stayed here during the week leading up to Gasparilla festival and they evidently priced it accordingly. The breakfast room is cramped and thrifty, fitness center on the second floor is barren and turning left off Horace onto Falkenburg in the mornings can be hazardous. Although the breakfast features typical Hampton Inn amenities which are adequate there wasn't much space available in the dining area to find seating or standing room at the high table without bumping into fellow guests. The fitness center has a treadmill, a recumbent bike and an elliptical in front of a tv which is loud because the floor has no carpeting and the accoustics of the room are poor; no free weights or other options there. The reception was friendly but they wouldn't hold luggage during a Saturday night while away because they stated the hotel was unsecured which led me to wonder about the general security. Generally the place needs an interior facelift, especially considering the price paid for the room. I didn't feel there was good value here.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We originally booked 2 nights here but moved to the Hilton Garden Inn after the first night and it was so much nicer and actually quite a bit less expensive than the Hampton Inn Brandon.

This was the worst Hampton Inn we have ever stayed in, and we have stayed in quite a few. I don't know if our room was typical but this is what we got.

The room was really, really dark -- only one small window on one side of the room. On the other side of the window wall was a dark wood desk and dark wood tall wardrobe (instead of a closet) -- as I said the room was dark but the view outside was a bunch of trucks so we didn't miss much.

The bathroom was so small --- the small sink was angled so when you opened the door you had to squeeze in to clear the sink. There was an overpowering smell of disinfectant in the bathroom and there was residue of something that was sprayed on all the faucets.

The fridge made a loud humming noise all night long as it cycled off and on. And then there was the train noise! The hair dryer was missing, just the bag was provided. The breakfast area was just OK, definitely not as good as other Hamptons, and looked like it was unattended and not as clean. As we were packing up to leave, Housecleaning knocked on the door, then Maintenance, then someone was outside our room loudly shampooing the carpet--we couldn't get out of their fast enough!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Westfield Center, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

A clean and enjoyable hotel with friendly staff, with all the features of a hampton inn, including breakfast and free wifi. Nice location near the highway and a tree-lined property. I was concerned that the semi-truck facility next door would be loud at night, but it wasen't noticeable once you close the curtain (lights are on at the facility all night).

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kristy U, Manager at Hampton Inn Tampa / Brandon, responded to this review, January 23, 2013
Thank you for your kind comments about your recent stay at our hotel. Hope to see you return again soon. Safe travels.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

Just what you expect. Hit all the boxes. Staff is great. Typical Hilton property. Location for the area is easy to get to but access back to highway can be dicey due to traffic on Falkenburg and difficult left hand turn.

Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Thanks for your kind comments about your recent stay at our hotel. Hope to see you return again soon. Safe travels.

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Additional Information about Hampton Inn Tampa / Brandon

Address: 10110 Horace Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Business Hotel in Tampa
#69 Spa Hotel in Tampa
#69 On the Beach Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Tampa / Brandon 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fully Renovated as of January 2010. Something for the whole family at the Channelside District, an entertainment dining multiplex just east of downtown, within minutes of our hotel. Take the kids to the Florida Aquarium, or visit the world famous Busch Gardens. ... more   less 
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