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The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Barrymore was a pleasant stay whilst on business to tampa. Close to the river, making is refreshing not to drive to appointments whilst in tampa. The hotel offers a bar and cafe/restaurant, no real need to venture away from the hotel for any reason. Except for business purposes.

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port charlotte, florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed on upper floor with view of Riverwalk and river as well as city lights at night. Close to I-275 to hop on and go to the attractions which are close. Staff very helpful with info on dining, directions, etc especially Cynthia at the front desk. Pool was uncrowded. Always ice water with citrus available in the lobby to keep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here while attending Metrocon. I knew I picked the right place when I came in to the front desk and spoke to Connie, she was very personable and helpful with any questions I asked! Robin was my favorite shuttle driver, she was super nice! She also didn't speed to get around, unlike a few of the other shuttle... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stayed here because we were seeing the Wizard of Oz at the Straz which is literally across the street. The lobby is beautiful. Check in was quick, efficient and very friendly. Room was very clean and pleasant. After the show we went to the bar (with two children). It was an appropriate atmosphere. The food was superb. The chicken... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We attended the Shriner's Imperial Conference and our Shrine had booked the Barrymore Hotel. It was a fair location just off of the highway (275) and on the end of the River Walk.....these were the 2 good points! The down side was the awful breakfast buffet, the lack of hot water in the rooms and the trek to the pool.... More 

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Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are certainly glad our location worked well for your stay and sincerely sorry for your troubles. Our hot water issues have stemmed from on going renovations and we certainly did not want anyone to wait for hot water and understand the frustration this caused. Our guest restrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was amazing! The hotel is working hard to make upgrades to some floors, but this does not effect the positive vibe! Hotel staff is helpful to get you checked in and ready to go! The shuttle and restaurant are an added plus to this location!

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Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your amazing experience with us! We are so excited about our renovations and hope you are able to return to the Tampa area for a second trip to see what we've completed soon. Glad you were able to enjoy our complimentary shuttle transportation and WaterWorks Bar and Grill! Thanks for staying with us! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

It is located near the riverwalk and the Straz Center. There are many amenities at walking distance. If you have kids, this is close to a water park and the Glazer children's museum. The hotel has a shuttle service available that you could use to go around a 2 mile drive from the hotel. It is not a new or... More 

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Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed some local attractions and our 2 mile radius shuttle service. So happy to hear of the great service Octavia provided for you. We hope to see you back when your travels bring you to the downtown Tampa area! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I attended the Shriners International Convention in Tampa, Florida and stayed at the Barrymore Hotel that is in downtown Tampa, Florida adjacent to the Riverwalk. I am a Colorado Representative from Morocco Shrine, Jacksonville, Florida and travel each year to the Shriners Conventions that are held throughout the United States. This year our Shrine Unit picked the Barrymore Hotel for... More 

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Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are so happy to hear how pleasant your stay was and glad our staff and location made such and impact on your stay. We love our close proximity to many area attractions. Our facelift is coming soon and hope if your Shrine Unit returns to the Tampa... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

If you re coming to Tampa, you might want to consider the Barrymore, the staff are the BEST! Everybody says "Hello" and smiling. What a nice change! They also have a lady that drives one of the shuttles, her name is KAREN. She is a great asset to everyone! Her personality, laughter and smile is infectious. She goes "way overboard... More 

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Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recognizing our amazing staff and mentioning Karen. We appreciate you taking the time to show what an impact Karen and the entire staff had on your stay. Thank you for staying with us, we hope to see you again when your travels bring you to do the downtown Tampa area! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed here two night before going to a family members house on Wednesday. Front Dest - Very good, informative. Room - Overall the room was ok. Beds were comfortable, and I loved that they gave us a ton of different pillows. We were not in the room a long time, but when we used the TV (for the two... More 

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Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay. We are happy to hear how pleased you were with your stay. Sorry about the cable, we have a fix in the works and hopefully if you are in the area again we'll see you back with a new system installed. Thanks for staying with us! More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk is located adjacent to the David A Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and the beautiful Hillsborough River. The hotel is approximately 1 mile from the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Bay Historic Center, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Channelside Dining and Entertainment Complex, and the Port of Tampa Cruise Terminals. The hotel offers a complimentary on-demand shuttle service from 7am until 10pm, 7 days a week. Popular Attractions include Channelside Dining and Entertainment Complex, The Florida Aquarium, and Historic Ybor City. Hotel Amenities Include:- All Non-Smoking Rooms- Onsite Restaurant, WaterWorks Bar & Grill, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.- Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access- Free Local Calls- Business Center- Outdoor Swimming Pool- Onsite Fitness Center- Complimentary Shuttle Service within 2 miles - Tampa International Airport is only six miles from the Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

Address: 111 W Fortune St, 275N Ex-44 I-4/275S Ex-45A, Tampa, FL 33602-3206 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown)
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $103 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk 3*
Number of rooms: 332
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa-Downtown Hotel Tampa
Tampa Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Tampa
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#16 Green Hotel in Tampa
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