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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed April 14, 2016

We recently spent two nights at Bay Harbor. Very reasonable rates considering what you get! Conveniently located near the airport, nicely renovated hotel, clean rooms, friendly staff and amazing view of the bay at sunset. Whiskey Joe's across the bay had live music the first night but, with the door closed and A/C on, was hardly noticeable (you 'might' be...

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jerri M; Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback from your stay at Bay Harbor Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your clean room with great views. However we apologized regarding the stain on the sheet, we will address it with the housekeeping manager. We look forward to welcoming you again. Save Travels;

Bristol
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a view of the most amazing sunsets you will ever see!! The hotel is beautiful and all the staff have been friendly and helpful recommending places to eat and beaches that must be seen if your in this area.

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cristy 535; Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback from your stay at the Bay Harbor Hotel. We are happy to hear the staff was friendly. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay with us. Save Travels;

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Carpet not vacuumed, nuts, crackers on floor, beds were dirty, and had long black hairs between the sheets. Obviously the beds where made without changing the linens. Evening supervisor "Darling"was lacking any concern. Bathroom floors and walls behind toilet have layers of filth. There is even toilet paper stuck to the wall behind the toilet. The patio door is jammed...

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We have shared your experience with our department leaders to address your concerns. We are working on a retraining program to ensure our guests receive everything one would expect at our beautiful property. We truly hope you will provide us with another chance to exceed your expectations. Safe...

New York
Reviewed April 11, 2016

So I stayed at the Bay Harbor Hotel in Tampa. Let me start by saying that i was beyond impressed with the views of this hotel. The rooms are gorgeous, the restaurant was soooo cool. They must have recently updated the hotel because everything seems so fresh. You definitely feel like you're on vacation at this hotel. Every aspect of...

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dont4getme, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Safe travels..

Ohio
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We spent four days at Bay Harbor Hotel the first week of April in a junior suite, The room had a sleeper sofa , an armchair , and a large desk and chair. It had nice size mini refrigerator. The bathroom had double sinks. The balcony had two chairs and a small glass table. It is definitely worth paying extra...

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jenou, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We have recently made changes to our towels. More towels are available and pool towels are now available at the pool as well. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Safe travels.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 10, 2016

International traveller who booked this hotel eight months in advance due to its location on the bay. Had requested a high floor with a bay view however on check in was allocated a ground floor room with a view of the car park. Staff advised there were no other rooms available. Very disappointed. Room was a good size and clean....

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your kind words and are sharing them with our team. In reference to your request not being fulfilled, we greatly apologize. We make every effort to try to accommodate all requests we receive. Please contact the Front Office Manager directly for any special requests...

Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Enjoying the Bay experience, sitting out by the water watching the jet skiers & fishermen. Only in town for 2 days, no time for the beach so Bay Harbor is a great substitute. Mahi tacos at the hotel restaurant are great! Pool is clean, heated, and not too crowded this weekend. Overall very pleasant. Website pictures r dated. New Decor...

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Terry, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are sharing with our teams your kind words. We make every attempt to exceed our guests expectations. Please come back to visit us soon. Safe Travels.

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Yana at the front desk provided excellent service. Room was very clean and the view was beautiful! Restaurant food and service were very good with a great view.This is a great location on the bay with awesome views.

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled to learned that Yana at the front desk and the staff at Beach bar & Restaurant provided with a excellent level of service. The location is truly beautiful with magnificent views of Old Tampa Bay. We look forward to have you back on your next visit to town. Sincerely, Victor L

readsboro vt
Reviewed April 7, 2016

We stayed here one night pre-cruise. Used hotel transportation from the airport and once we located the pick up location it was a pleasant drive. Our room was not ready upon our arrival so we went to the restaurant for lunch which was very good and then relaxed by the pool until our room was ready. I should mention that...

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Victor L, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pdecker326, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are sharing with our teams your experience to continue encouraging them to exceed our guests expectations. Hope you enjoyed your cruise and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Safe travels.

Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

When I made the reservation they told me that I was being charged 89$ a night plus 10$ tax came up to 99.00$ I only stayed there for just a day ... As I was going through my bank statements I seen they charged me plus 100$ without any notice at all. I called them and they said that they...

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Dear Dariela, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We have shared your experience with our Front Office manager to ensure that our policies are provided to all of our guests. The $100 is an authorization for any incidentals, not a charge per-say. We hope that you give us an opportunity to exceed your service expectations. Safe...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on the bay in Tampa, minutes from Tampa Bay International Airport (TIA), this full service hotel is available for your every need. Whether you are traveling to the Tampa Bay area for business or pleasure, The Bay Harbor Hotel can offer you convenient, comfortable accommodations at an affordable price. All guest rooms have open balconies/patios with views of the bay or the city. We offer complimentary wireless Internet, business center, fitness center and the heated outdoor swimming pool overlooking the bay. Volleyball and water sports are available adjacent to the beach bar. The on-site restaurant serves a variety of menu items with a full bar. We are less than an hour away from world renowned white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, a short distance from Busch Gardens(R), the Lowry Park Zoo, the Florida Aquarium, the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), the Salvador Dali Museum, the Ford Amphitheater, the Seminole Hard Rock(R) Hotel & Casino and the Cruise Port of Tampa.If you're here to visit a college or university, we are approximately an hour from both the Tampa and the St. Petersburg campuses of USF, the University of Tampa, Eckerd College, SPC and Florida Southern College. For sports fans, there's Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Steinbrenner Field and Tropicana Field, all within a short distance. For our guests here on business, we offer a variety of meeting rooms and facilities.Our bayside location makes a great venue for any social occasion. Sunset beachside weddings are our specialty. We can host wedding reception as well as the bride's maids luncheon, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, high school class reunions and service organizations. We can also host parties for special birthdays and anniversaries as well as holiday parties and quinceaneras. Our on-site staff event planners are available to assist you for any event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Harbor Hotel

Address: 7700 W Courtney Campbell Cswy, Tampa, FL 33607 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel)
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $102 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Harbor Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 260
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Radisson Tampa
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“Top floor, bay view was lovely.”
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