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“Smoky rooms, not loose slots, payoffs minimal”

Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa
Ranked #44 of 196 things to do in Tampa
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Owner description: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. This electrifying casino is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world, and features high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. We welcome reviews about the casino experience, but we do have a hotel and amenity specific page so be sure to leave your review on the right page so we can best respond to your comments.
Tampa, Florida
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44 reviews
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“Smoky rooms, not loose slots, payoffs minimal”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

You need a gas mask to navigate the room. Very small payout. Rock and Roll memorabilia was cool. Variety of games to choose from.

Visited February 2013
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SHRTampa, Public Relations Manager at Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
We pay out millions in jackpots daily, hopefully you can be one of them next time. We understand the smoke can be uncomfortable to some, we do have smoke free restaurants, a smoke free poker oom and a smoke free slot room. Be sure to visit us there for your convenience. Thank you for your comments.
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Athens, Georgia
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“Great with a few flaws!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

We gambled here in march the casino fancy, big, and fun. On the other hand did not like that almost all of the fun slots, touchscreen based were 2 cents and up. There is a lot of games and variety. They did not pay at all, we usually go to Harrah's Cherokee and they pay pretty good compared to this place. The food was good though, and the fun, and entertainment was great. Overall worth a visit to see if you like.

Visited March 2013
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SHRTampa, Public Relations Manager at Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thanks for your comments. Sorry you didn't win, we hope you do next time! We look forward to see you again.
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Winter Haven, Florida
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76 reviews
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“Slots and Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013

The slots are noisy, but not with alot of payout. Good time people watching and checking out the rock and roll memorabillia. Not real crazy about the smoking that is permitted. We ate at the buffet which was full of many choices. Great waldorf salad; desserts appealing by the looks, but taste a little flat; fresh shrimp and oysters for those who like them; great steak choices as well. If you are in the Tampa area it is worth the stop just to check it out.

Visited April 2013
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SHRTampa, Public Relations Manager at Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thanks for the comments we hope you visit us again soon and get lucky!
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Windsor, Colorado
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“poker and food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

Poker is alive and well at this casino. The room is set off by itself away from the smoke and noise of the machines. We played in some tournaments that had very nice structures dealt by a majority of competent dealers. If that is not your thing the cash games are great with all limits and styles available. The food and service in the café was not great but the food court had some good choices as well as reasonable prices. We also ate at the new oriental bar which was also tasty. While we didn't eat at the buffet, we walked around and it too looked to be of a high quality. All in all a nice looking well run casino with good value if you take the time to look for it.

Visited March 2013
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SHRTampa, Public Relations Manager at Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thanks for the feedback. Our World Poker Tour Tampa Summer Open is June 1- 9th, be sure to check it out! Tickets go on sale at our cashier cage on May 24th.
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“Smoked up and cheap!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

I felt like I was going to be mugged! This casino was a disgrace! Amazing rock memorabilia, and I can enjoy the bars, but the food was cafeteria cuisine and the hotel was FULL of smokers and low lives...I don't think I will ever return to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino...

Visited March 2013
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SHRTampa, Public Relations Manager at Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa, responded to this review, April 5, 2013
Whoa, when did you visit us? Day/time? Between our security and surveillance we are one of the most secure locations in the county. We welcome all types of people here so we're not sure what your observation reflects, however we can assure you we are vigilant and our security is always in full force. Thanks for the comments.
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