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Courtyard Tampa Brandon
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10152 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL 33619   |  
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Ranked #49 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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“WE LOVE IT HERE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

we are return travelers to this property! the staff is very helpful and friendly! our favorite is the indoor pool! my kids always look forward to staying at this property because they know no matter the weather they are going swimming. Good location awell.

  • Stayed April 2013, 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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30 hotel reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Returned from business trip and wifi was spotty so doing business from room was tough. Great customer service and many dining options within 10-15 minute drive. Driveway to hotel not well lit at night and probably not so safe for female traveler to walk /run as it is inset major cross streets that drivers seem drive fast around there.

Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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Lusby
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116 reviews 116 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I stayed here overnight while on my way back up North. I was appreciative of the cleanliness of my room and the bed was very comfortable. Staff was also friendly and helpful. The local Hooter's nearby is not very good though - I suggest trying Cherry's Bar and Grill which is actually a little closer to this hotel. Good food there. I'm really impressed with Courtyard - don't believe I've had a bad stay at any Courtyard yet.

Green Features: I'm not a big fan of the "use it again towel thing" which it seems like alot of hotels are doing lately. Not so sure this is directed at being environmentally friendly as it is at saving the hotels $ in the long run.
  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I have stayed now in all three Marriott properties in the Tampa/Brandon area as well as the Embassy Suites Hotel next door... and this one is so far and above the other two Marriotts (not quite upto the Embassy, mainly due to no hot breakfast included) I would never stay at the others (Spring Hill Suites, see my review and the Fairfield Inn) ... They have recently completed a renovation and the place looks great! Clean and spacious rooms ( I was upgraded to a King suite). The Bistro is there for snacks and meals and the front desk personal were on top of their game. The only negative I have, is it does not seem that they renovated the bathtubs ( could use some TLC)

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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20 hotel reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This Courtyard is exceptional. Close to Tampa, but far enough away to avoid the urban blight. Convenient to shopping and many restaurants. Hotel staff is very gregarious. Enjoyed nightly reception as well as a hot breakfast every morning. This hotel is also very clean.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Nice, clean....a solid Courtyard Marriot. What'd they forget - internet that works consistently, a Bistro that carried food (no fresh fruit at night, no oatmeal the next breakfast......how can you serve breakfast but have no oatmeal? The gym is sort of depressing....but passable. If you just want a room and you're going to find another place to eat, you'll do fine. Bring your hotspot though.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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JMalu, General Manager at Courtyard Tampa Brandon, responded to this review, September 30, 2013
Dear Travelmansouth,

Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel. I apologize that you were not completely satisfied. We try our hardest to ensure all of our guests have the best stay possible, and I apologize about your Bistro and internet experience. I will make sure we address this in on our next staff meeting and come up with solutions so that we can make sure that this wont happen again.

If you are ever in the Tampa area again, we would love the opportunity to serve you again.

Jasmne Malu and the Courtyard Team
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Rhode Island
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed at the Courtyard Tampa Brandon for our 5-night family vacation (Busch Gardens, Legoland, Clearwater Beach, etc.). The hotel is conveniently located close to both the highway and a huge selection of restaurants and shops. We had the indoor pool to ourselves each time we used it, and my husband enjoyed the fitness center every night. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive to our needs. We would definitely recommend this hotel and would stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2013, 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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JMalu, General Manager at Courtyard Tampa Brandon, responded to this review, September 30, 2013
Dear Maclough,

Thank you for your fantastic review of our hotel. I am glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for choosing our hotel for your lodging needs and we look forward to having you again in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Jasmine Malu
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Additional Information about Courtyard Tampa Brandon

Address: 10152 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL 33619
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Green Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Tampa Brandon 3*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Courtyard by Marriott Tampa/Brandon is a newly renovated facility located just off of I-75. Everything has been redesigned, from our overnight rooms to our public spaces. We offer a Bistro serving breakfast and dinner daily, Proudly serving Starbuck's, and a lounge serving beer & wine. We are located near many restaurants and shopping options, with Brandon Mall right around the corner. ... more   less 
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