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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

Booking.com$179*
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#26 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
04/02/2017 04/03/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay stay, typical Embassy Suites. Hotel definitely needs a refresh; especially the room. Furniture and bathroom door frame was worn, you could tell they try to keep it fresh and touched-up but still shows sign of wear. Room was clean; AC was loud and kept the room cold but not cold; even when overriding the thermostat to less than the...

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

Dear Nuttree, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am sorry we did not meet your expectations in regards to your suite. I hope you give us another chance to earn your business. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Jacksonville, FL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1) Hotel needs updating. 2) no hot water two days in a row. 3) MOD stated that engineering was "aware of the problem" and made no offer for any adjustment or apology. 4) when I demanded some form of adjustment the MOD only offered points. 5) corporate customer service was clearly in Asia somewhere and very difficult to communicate with....

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

Dear Mark E, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am sorry we did not meet your expectations and hope you give us another chance to earn your business. Your experience is not acceptable and I apologize for the lack of follow up. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Chicago
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

#1 is Gabriel - What a nice young man. Did his job well, then took the time for a little conversation. So polite and so very interesting. #2 great value - Great breakfast in the morning, nice cocktail hour late afternoon - both included in the price of your room which is not just the standard one room, but a...

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

Dear Irish1954, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning Gabriel. We love him too! Come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to have events at this hotel stayed very often. I stayed for the first time probably in 15 years and very surprised to see nothing seemed to be updated in the room - even the light fixture. Since the furniture and fixture have not been updated since pre-electronic device era, the power outlet was an issue. Updated embassy...

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

Dear kimy7670, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am sorry we did not meet your expectations and hope you give us another chance to earn your business. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights. From the time we walked into the lobby the staff was quick to help and exceptionally friendly. We stayed on the fifth floor which was a bit noisy because of the rooms around us had families with little kids, as well as the atrium just outside our door. The hotel offers a happy hour...

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

Dear Coaster C, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. I am happy you enjoyed our staff and free made to order breakfast. Come back and see us again soon! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Jacksonville Beach, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel was what you would expect from an Embassy Suites by Hilton. What made it wonderful? The staff. They were so friendly and helpful. Always providing great customer service! It was a wonderful hotel for a conference.

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

Dear B2639SJmarym, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. I am happy you enjoyed our customer service. Come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The front desk staff catered to mine and my students every need. They recommended dining locations, assisted with the shuttle, and assisted one of my students when he became ill. Gabriel, one of your restaurant staff members, was excellent. He assisted my students and I every morning. He even came in on his day off just to assist us on...

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

Dear rcjallow, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am happy you enjoyed our free shuttle and thank you for mentioning Gabriel! Come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Reviewed February 17, 2017

Couldn't have asked for a better hotel or better service. As soon as I arrived I notice how clean and eye catching this hotel was. Great customer service and speedy check-in process. i will definitely chose this hotel again whenever I am in the area.

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

Dear 270earnestc, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. I am happy you enjoyed our customer service and speedy check in process. Come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Anchorage, United States
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Staff was nice and helpful. Shuttle service was great. Rooms were nice but need updating. Gym is adequate for something to do. Breakfast in the mornings was good. The pancakes and waffles were not the best, premade. If I had to pay for it out of my pocket instead of a business trip, I don't know if I would stay...

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

Dear 92delbertc, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for mentioning our shuttle service and helpful staff. I hope you come back and see us again. Scott Selvaggi General Manager

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here to attend nearby business meetings. The hotel is clean and spacious. The staff is helpful and friendly. I particularly want to recognize Gabriel who helped my group find a quiet spot to discuss business items. He went out of his way to be accommodating and responsive. Very good value.

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

Dear ghound1, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. I am happy you enjoyed our free made to order breakfast and thank you for recognizing Gabriel! Come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Mangroves Grille
Mangroves Grille
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
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: $169 - $410 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Go to breakfast early on Sunday.”
 of 5 bubbles ScubaSteve39932, 1 week ago | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Irish1954, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The top floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles coasterc2017, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for corner room it is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Vulcanfire1, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“mid-floor rooms away tom elevator and vending are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 343stevenk, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
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