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Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Ranked #6 of 164 Hotels in Tampa
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

While it may not be the nicest Renaissance Hotel, I haven't been to all of them. But of the ones that I HAVE been to, I think that I enjoyed this one the most. The staff was really nice, from the front desk staff to the maids. I think that what I enjoyed most was the pool area. Most of the pools in the area were excessively cold, especially during winter when you would want them to warm it up a little bit. But the pool at this location was the perfect temperature. Probably not lap pool temperature, but enjoyment temperature. It didn't take me an hour to stop shivering and the location of the hotel compared to the mall and restaurants was great. A lot of good restaurants were within walking distance along with some good shopping. I think that the only thing that I didn't like was that their shuttle didn't start running until 5 a.m., which is when my plane left, so I had to pay extra just to get a ride to the airport. So definitely not very airport friendly considering it is an airport hotel.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2013

Thank you for the great review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and were able to enjoy the pool, shopping at International Plaza and Bay Street! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel in the future!

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

My wife and I traveled to the Tampa area over Easter to visit a friend who recently relocated there. The Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza was recommended to us as the place to stay. When we arrived at the hotel, we were impressed with the hotel itself, the public areas are clean, modern and the staff is friendly and helpful.
Our room was beautiful and well laid out. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant one evening and had breakfast both days of our stay. The food and the service is outstanding. All good things must come to an end and we left after a two day stay with thoughts of when we would return.
If you visit the Tampa area, do yourself a favor and stay at the Renaissance, you will leave with a smile on your face.

Room Tip: We had a courtyard room and it was great
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2013

Thank you for the great compliments and the great review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to dine in our restaurant Pelagia Tratorria. Thank you for choosing the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel for your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

On each trip to Tampa, I always stay at the Renaissance Hotel International Plaza. It is conveniently located just a few miles away from the Tampa International Airport. It also ajoins a lovely and large mall filled with a vast amount of both high-end as well as affordable indoor and outdoor shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The hotel lobby and rooms are classy and clean.
I recently had a major flight delay and checked in at 2:00am and the lovely front desk person (Letisa?) made me feel right at home. After hearing of my 8 hour flight delay, she promptly checked me in and gave my bottled waters and ordered a delicious selection of comfort foods from their 24 hr.room service menu and had it sent up to my room complimentary! It arrived within 5 minutes! This kind gesture sure took the edge off a harrowing trip. She made me feel warm and welcome! Althought I have never dined in their hotel restaurant, I have been told it is excellent. The beds are comfortable, rooms are clean and the bathrooms are fairly spacious with good tolietires. My one and only complaint aboutthis hotel is that the bath towels, they are a bit small and somewhat scratchy. If they had plush, larger towels, this hotel would certainly be on par with any Ritz-Carlton city hotel! Kudos to your fine hotel and excellent staff and I welcome my next visit very soon!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Thank MegansTrips
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

We thank you for the great review and are very pleased to hear Lenia was able to make your arrival experience warm and welcome after having a rough day of traveling. We are also delighted to hear you were able to enjoy some shopping at International Plaza mall and dine in Bay Street during your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel. Thank you again!

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

We stayed here one night before going to St. Pete's and had a great time. Love the location for shopping and causal dinner out - Cheesecake Factory, Capital Grill, etc. Great little dinner/bar scene if you don't feel like going downtown.

Very attractive hotel and beautiful courtyard and pool.

The upscale mall within walking distance next door is great and lots of cool stuff.

Love it and will be back.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2013

We appreciate the great review and thank you for the wonderful compliments about the hotel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and visiting International Plaza and Bay Street. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel in the future.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Look no further if your going to see a ballgame at Raymond James Stadium or Steinbrenner Field. The proximity is a stones throw away from both venues. This hotel has it all and does it first class. Cant say a bad thing about this property.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2013

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and being so close to Raymond James Stadium and Steinbrenner Field assisted in making your stay even more enjoyable. Location is everything when traveling. We thank you for the great review and look forward to welcoming you back to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel in the future.

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Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Had a great stay. Beautiful landscape, court yard, abd right were all the restaurants and shopping is. Ine towel was slughtly dirty. Staff super nice. Rooms wss stanard but bathroom was very nicely done

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Thank mahhk
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2013

We appreciate the great review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to use some of the amenities the hotel has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel soon. Thank you!

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stayed at the /Renaissance for four days recently when we were in Tampa to see a Yankee game and to just get away from the snow for a while. We enjoyed the Renaissance immensely. The hotel has a wonderful location...there is a pretty outdoor walking mall collection of eateries, bars and other shops right next to the hotel. There is an upscale indoor mall right next door as well. The sports fields are very close and accessible ...great restaurants are across the road and easy to find...the airport is just a short distance away. We rented a car and found our way around the area with no problem...and enjoyed the free self park at the hotel. In addition to great location, the hotel features a courtyard with a lighted fountain for evening relaxing with a drink, a decent restaurant, an additional bar area, a nice pool and a fine workout gym. The good is very good. The one amenity that was missing was free internet access….at least in the lobby area.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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AmyF1014, Front Desk Lead at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2013

Thank you for the great review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and were able to enjoy the hotel amenities as well as the very convenient International Plaza mall, Bay Street and the Yankee Stadium. We look forward to welcoming you back again to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel to get away from the snow or to just come and relax.

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Address: 4200 Jim Walter Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5778
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Tampa
#3 Business Hotel in Tampa
#5 Green Hotel in Tampa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#19 Family Hotel in Tampa
Price Range: $217 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 293
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience your trip to Florida from refined accommodations at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel. Our modern luxury hotel in Tampa, Florida offers an exceptional setting just minutes from the airport and adjacent to Tampa International Plaza Mall. ... more   less 
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