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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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Groveland, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stay every year with our grandchildren , this is a tradition at this hotel. The children love the view, pool and happy hour. The staff , food , and hotel outstanding for the cost. An asset to Hilton honors program.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Currently traveling with my husband while he's working - and he selected what is advertised as a 4 star Embassy Suites. Upon arrival - trust me - the only people giving these folks 4 stars are themselves. This is just another very tired Embassy Suites that is in serious need of a facelift (at a minimum). The one standout feature... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The breakfast staff treat you like family. Very friendly and helpful. Gabriel and Anne were the best! And the Front Desk/Welcome staff were always smiling and helpful as well. Was very glad that I chose to stay here!

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Owings Mills, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 5 days at this hotel in order to attend USF Freshman Orientation and Student Dropoff. We really enjoy staying at Embassy Suites brand. This hotel is the perfect location for USF and Busch Gardens. Our suite showed signs of aging where the couch in the living room had holes in it. One of the phones in the suite seemed... More 

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Thank Robert F
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Robert F, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If poor wifi and having tons of college freshman around is what you are looking for then stay here. Other choices are better. There are very few places to eat unless you have a rental car. Maid service is inconsistent. Breakfast has cook to order eggs but long lines. Good coffee and juice. 7 bucks a day to park your... More 

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1 Thank Rob S
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Rob S, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am so sorry for your experience as that is not our standard. I apologize for the wifi inconsistency and maid service. I hope you come back and see us again so we can earn your business back. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beds were very old and uncomfortable staff was inexperienced and overall cleanliness and smell from this hotel left much to be desired. The sofa bed was barely useable with the springs of the mattress produding. Room had a musty smell.

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1 Thank Eric K
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear EricK, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am so sorry for your experience as that is not our standard. I hope you come back and see us again so we can earn your business back. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Palm City, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There for grandson's graduation from USF. Our 3rd visit. Would definitely recommend. Great for families visiting their children at the University. Shuttle accommodations for transportation to and from activities is a hotel advantage. Staff is wonderful.

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Thank judithh402
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear judithh402, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review! I appreciate your compliments about our staff and congratulations on your grandson's graduation! Thank you and I hope we see you again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Cape Coral
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the way to go if wanting to visit Busch Gardens. It has a free shuttle that takes you anywhere within 3 miles and the convenience for getting to Busch Gardens can't be beat. Comfortable rooms for family and great breakfast.

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Thank Darlene W
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Darlene W, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review! I appreciate your compliments regarding our free shuttle and made to order breakfast! Thank you and I hope we see you again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for one night as my brother was celebrating his wedding reception at a hall in the hotel. This hotel has tremendous opportunity given its location, ammenities, hotel bar, breakfast area, room suites, and floorplan. However, it is in major need of a renovation. Everything in the hotel seems to be circa 2000, including the rooms. Even... More 

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ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear nalarakhia, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am so sorry for your experience as that is not our standard. I hope you come back and see us again so we can earn your business back. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will never stay at this Hotel again, they are grossly understaffed and the staff that is present half of them dont understand English?. Beds are uncomfortable, the restaurant and bar close early.. Bad

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ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear swatgs, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am so sorry for your experience as that is not our standard. I hope you come back and see us again so we can earn your business back. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Embassy Suites Tampa- USF/Near Busch Gardens is located less than 2 miles from major Tampa attractions including Busch Gardens, University of South Florida and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Our guests start their day with a free made-to-order breakfast and end the evening with our complimentary Evening Reception with snacks and drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

Address: 3705 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $156 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 247
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Also Known As:
Embassy Suites Tampa
Embassy Busch Gardens Suites
Tampa Embassy Suites
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#9 Business Hotel in Tampa
#15 Family Hotel in Tampa
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