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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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Jackson
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this hotel a 4 star rating but it needs updated. The breakfast offered had a made to order omelet station and a wide variety of other breakfast foods. Wasn't happy with the fresh fruit however. The staff were very accommodating but the rooms like I said looked old. Smelled old. Bed was comfortable.

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

Dear Sue J, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for your feewdback and I appreciate your feedback on our free made to order breakfast. Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I gave this hotel a low score for several reasons. They lock down their TVs so that you cannot use any of your own devices (laptop, Roku, Firestick, Playstation, etc...) so that your only option is to buy movies or watch regular TV. My other complaints are that they charge $7/day parking and if you want coffee any time after... More 

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

Dear Ed M, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for for the feedback and I appreciate you mentioning how nice our breakfast is and our free shuttle. I hope you will come back and see us again. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Jacksonville, United States
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this location for our conference. The ENTIRE staff was attentive to our needs and made everything right! Even if we missed something, they accommodated. Everyone treats you like royalty! The restaurant food is AMAZING! The breakfast buffet and social are always on point! We will always return because of the quality service, accommodations, and great food we receive!

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

Dear Cassandra P, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. Thank you for mentioning our great staff and I am glad we made everything right! Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

New jersey
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the rates they're getting, do not expect the same for quailty of food. Breakfast was horrible (all guests said the same). No early check in for a group for a wedding. Paid parking which is ridiculous. The only upside was the room was clean, however, that does not make up for what you are paying. Do not recommend. Stay... More 

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

Dear Rose34245, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. Thank you for your feedback. And I am happy you mentioned your room was clean. I hope we have another chance to earn your business. Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

United States
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am elated that I chose to become a HHonors Member more than a year ago! The experience that is afforded to HHonors Members is one that should be mirrored by all major hotel chains because the members are treated like royalty in a warm, stress-free environment! My most recent stay was at a prime location and the amenities were... More 

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

Dear Millie A, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our your great experience! Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. It was a great experience. 99.9% of their employees were awesome except for one person. He was very rude to everyone and didn't seem to care about the guests at all. However Greg Mack and his co-workers definitely made up for this by providing the best customer service and experience. We absolutely will stay... More 

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

Dear brian g, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our great service!!! Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Winter Haven, Florida
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a week due to some radiation treatments at the VA hospital. We were given a nice room with a frontroom,bedroom,and small kitchenette. Had a nice time visiting Tampa attractions. I.e. The zoo,aquarium,bush gardens, The staff was always very polite and helpful. They offer free breakfast. They put out a nice buffet and a grill for made to order... More 

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

Dear MaryAnn4944, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our great service!!! Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Warsaw
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All employees went out of their way to ensure our stay was as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Whatever we asked for was received with a smile and delivered with a smile. Would highly recommend!!

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

Dear thepowells71, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our great service!!! Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Newfane
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with family while on business. The center of the hotel is open like a garden, very pretty. Includes full breakfast and happy hour in the early evening. Room was a little dated but clean and comfy bed.

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

Dear Lori L, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 4 star review. I am happy your bed was comfy! Please come back and see us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wedding there October 27th 2016 the service that was supposed to be taking care of us acted like they were kids my kids were better than the service they had they did a piss-poor job a setting up the room we didn't have all the amenities that we were allotted and paid for the staff or rude... More 

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

Dear B5400MXalicel, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a review. I am sorry we fell short of expectations on your wedding. This is definitely not acceptable as we execute many weddings throughout the year. I hope we have another chance to earn your busiiness. 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
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
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
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $103 - $263 (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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“We took the shuttle back and forth to the theme park. Never had to wait more than a few minutes.”
 of 5 bubbles 186debbied, 4 days ago | Read review
“If possible go online and select a corner room to avoid noise/foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarapoetx, 6 days ago | Read review
“room away from the elevators”
 of 5 bubbles davidsP6462YV, 6 days ago | Read review
“Upper level room midway between the elevator bank and the back of the hotel. VISIT your room first and make sure the A/C works.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaBrzJo, 1 week ago | Read review
“I think all the rooms are similar. We were on the 3rd floor. I believe they have 8 floors”
 of 5 bubbles MaryAnn4944, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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