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The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Room was good size and very clean. Bed was very comfortable and pillows were the best I ever had location is very good right near the interstates and very easy to get to places there really isn't anything that I didn't like about the hotel I had a very pleasant experience with them

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

We are so thankful to hear of your wonderful experience with us. We truly appreciate the special recognition of Cynthia and Cara as we love to hear how members of our team have impacted our guest experience. We hope if your travels bring you to the downtown Tampa area we will see you again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

The people at the Barrymore were very helpful and very friendly. The rooms were clean and nice. I would especially like to thank Ron, Antonio, and Keith. They were really nice and helped me out, they went above and beyond. Ron and Antonio helped me out of the laundry room when I ended up using the wrong elevator. Keith helped... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us. We are certainly pleased to hear how Ron, Antonio and Keith helped with your stay. We take pride in our friendly and helpful employees. We hope to see you again soon when your travel brings you to Tampa! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Kalen is an awesome maintenance guy. Came in right away and fixed my problem. Cara at the front desk immediately contacted him and in no more then 5 minutes Kalen was at my door and ready to diagnose the problem. Thank you Barrymore Staff.

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1 Thank Shaggy2q
Sherri P, Front Office Manager at The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to hear how awesome Kalen is and the quick service Cara and Kalen were able to provide. We are pleased to have both on our team. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and personally mentioning our employees. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

My friend and I stayed at this hotel as we were going to see a show at the Arena. The best thing about the hotel, the shuttle will take you wherever you want to go within 2 miles! We had planned on Uber-ing it but was pleasantly surprised by the free service. The rooms were quite and comfortable. The toilet... 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 experience with us. It's great to hear our shuttle was able to assist with your transportation needs. I apologize for some noise trouble and we will make note of the issues in order to provide a better experience for all. We hope to see you again if your travels bring you... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

This hotel is average at best. The staff at the front is unprofessional and sloppy. The rooms aren't nice and I'm sure I can find a better hotel in downtown Tampa. I would never suggest this hotel as a place to stay. the best part of my stay here was the staff that cleaned my room (Donna & Iesha) and... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Reviews I read before I came on this trip said the hotel was old but the staff was great, this was not the case for me and my family. During our two day visit we have been forced out of our room and and kicked out of the shuttle with no apologies made.

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

We are very sorry to hear of your unpleasant stay. We would love for you to contact us directly so we may fully understand your displeasure and do everything we can to further accommodate you. You may contact me at frontoffice@barrymorehotel.com. I apologize for not providing a more than exceptional experience and hope that any future stay to the downtown... More 

St. Peace
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We have held a big event in the ballroom for 3 years now. It takes a few days to set up, and sometimes lots of special requests. Miles and his team at the Barrymore are always impeccable. They made sure our guests were able to park easily; provided everything we needed quickly, and once again were great to us and... 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 your rave review! We are so happy to hear our ballrooms fit all your needs and Miles certainly does a wonderful job providing exceptional service for all our events. See you next year! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I was in my room when the cleaners came and I asked them to come back because I was going to take a quick nap before I headed back out. Well they did not leave me alone after I shut the door, they used their key to reopen the door and come in! When I told them I was sleeping... More 

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

We are very sorry to hear of the disturbance we have caused. We strive to provide the best experience possible and it is clear hear we have some room for growth. I assure you moving forward the appropriate training measures will take place. We hope your future travels bring you back to the downtown Tampa area. More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I was here for a few day this week and I must say its grate there.clean rooms ,Super but very nice staff..House keeper made sure she kept a smile on our face..I think she just started because I go there all the time when we in come to this state in groups.

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

Thank you for sharing your pleasant thoughts about our property. We love our staff and their ambition to provide the best guest experience possible. We are glad a smile went a long way! More 

Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Stayed for the weekend we attended a concert Sunday night at the Straz. It is right next to the Straz.It is an old hotel but it is clean. The beds were fair, the housekeeping staff was excellent as were the front desk. We ate at the resturant in the hotel one afternoon and it was very good. The service and... 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 experience. We are happy to hear our staff has made an impression on your stay. Our arts district location is a great advantage while attending events at the Straz. We hope to see you for an event again soon! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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 - $217 (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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#15 Green Hotel in Tampa
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