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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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Tavernier, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two out of three elevators were down for two days and the place was packed with lines to get in. Some staff acted as if we were a bother when asking questions. I had to call three times to get my reservation correct as the emails sent to me were incorrect. Asked for the Manager, she was snippy. Then asked... More 

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Thank suzanner74
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear suzanner74, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a star review. I am sorry for your experience and that you never had a return call. I hope we have another chance to earn your business back. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is not up to an average standard of cleanliness for business travel. The carpet, floors, remotes, and countertops are sticky and appear unkept to the touch. Rooms are actually all adjoining, so smells and sounds carry between rooms. My "neighbor" had a baby and smoked marijuana all hours of the day, so I heard the baby all night... More 

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

Dear Amichai P, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a star review. I am sorry for your experience. I hope we have another chance to earn your business back. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Boca Raton, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is always clean, staff is always very friendly and willing to help. I used the digital key for my room and it was easy to use and very convenience. I did not have to stop at the front desk when I arrived at the hotel. I used this hotel for work purposes, it is only 5 minutes from work,... More 

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

Dear Caludia S, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and free made to order breakfast! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here before a day trip to Busch gardens and had a great stay. Managers reception was great. Offering more than just chips and salsa but even fresh fruit and cheese which was a welcome addition!! Breakfast was good, typical embassy suites made to order with all the fixins' however they were very well staffed which made the line... More 

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

Dear BeesOnTheWater, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our evening reception and I apologize two of our elevators were not working. I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Corona, California
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no better location than this facility for USF! Front desk staff was courteous and helpful and breakfast team was fantastic. That's where the positive stops. I received an email prior to arrival from the AGM. So surprised to receive this that I responded immediately and told him that we were a family of 6 several days in advance.... More 

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

Dear Tom B, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 3 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and friendly staff! I appreciate your feedback regarding our free made to order breakfast. I hope you come back and see us again. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel reminded me of one of the old motor lodges from the 80s that someone had placed inside a hotel with a large atrium and restaurant in the bottom. It was a mash up of features. We had a front door with a floor to ceiling window looking out to the railing in front of our room that looked... More 

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

Dear Kim K, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry you were not happy with your experience. I hope you will give us another chance to earn your business. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Marlyland, USA
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50 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall it was a nice 2-night stay while dropping off daughter at USF. Hotel is adjacent to campus, so very convenient. But everything about this stay was a little harder than it usually is with Hilton. Couldn't electronically check in to both rooms so had to play tag with the electronic system to get to reception desk, asked for adjoining... More 

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Thank 4plus2equals6
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear 4plus2equals6, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and cleanliness of rooms. I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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59 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in mid-August to help our child settle into USF. There are positives and negatives with this hotel. First the positive: 1. Right on the USF campus 2. Relatively inexpensive 3. Huge rooms with small refrigerators, a sink, and coffee maker 4. Free breakfast 5. Happy hour with free wine/beer and appetizers 6. Incredibly friendly staff 7. Very... More 

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

Dear Catito C, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 3 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our location and complimentary made to order breakfast. I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We would like to thank Kyra and Gabriel for their excellent services and gratitude. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the Tampa/ Busch Gardens Area. If your looking for courtesy and kindness , this is the place to be! Thanks Again! Carl and Snow

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

Dear Snow B, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentiioning our Gabriel and Kyra! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Groveland, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Thank phyllisb348
ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear phyllisb348, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our pool and complimentary evening reception! I hope you come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Food & drink at the hotel
Mangroves Grille
Mangroves Grille
Cuisines: American
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
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $141 - $241 (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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