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“Roomy, Clean, Comfy” 4 of 5 stars
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Homewood Suites Tampa Brandon
Ranked #20 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Pikesville, Maryland
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Roomy, Clean, Comfy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Very nice, clean, spacious rooms. I always love the Homewood Suites. You get a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and living room at the same cost of a regular hotel room. What a bargain! This Homewood did not disappoint. I would have liked a bigger exercise room but that would not deter me as I could always take a nice stroll outside in the beautiful Florida weather. The hotel is also conveniently located near restaurants and stores. If not for the busy intersection, you could walk out the door to a restaurant or store. I will definitely stay here again. They also offer breakfast and evening happy hour. This Homewood is 4+ stars. Again, the only thing missing is my slightly bigger exercise room. This is my go-to spot for this area.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank msb_enjoyinglife
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Fort Myers, Florida
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

As expected the room was very comfortable with all the amenities of a suite hotel. The only drawback was the proximity to the ice machine(room 200). It was a bit noisy, but being very tired made it leas moticeable. The breakfast was very good with both hot and cold offerings. Definitely one of the better values for travelers

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank mochips
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Lake City, Florida
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I stayed here for one night and was very impressed. The lobby was sharp and the room was great (no issue with noise at all, despite being close to I-75). Also, the breakfast was quite good with a large selection. Finally, the staff were very friendly and helpful..

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Shacker06
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Halifax, Canada
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63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

i stayed here recently while on business with three colleagues. Great friendly staff, large suite well appointed. Complementary high speed internet was fast and worked well. Lovely common area with a fireplace at TV near reception where breakfast and dineer with complemetary wine and beer was available. Fitness center was very small but the eliptical/treadmill was enough to get some exercise while on the road. I would stay here again and would recommend this property.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank DaveNS
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Michigan
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191 reviews
123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

This is a nice hotel with outstanding and friendly service. It's in a convenient location and there are plenty of restaurants and shopping nearby. I've stayed at the Embassy Suites right next door to this hotel and it is an equally nice place. I think the Embassy Suites is slightly nicer, with rooms that show less wear. The breakfast at the ES is far better, though the Homewood Suites offers supper and breakfast during the week. I had supper several times at the HS and the meal was good. Both offer very friendly service. Both are very clean. I will probably stay at either or both in the future.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 Thank MItravelerforbus
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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

If you've ever been to a Hampton Inn, the Homewood Suites is very similar. Same comfortable rooms, but with mini-kitchens added. In addition to the standard amenities, there's free dinner and drinks every night (though the dinner food is passable at best). Excellent customer service at this location, though I must mention that the manager or assistant manager that impressed me so much recently left the company.

PROS:
-Service
-Comfort
-Quiet in spite of proximity to highway
-Internet that actually works
-Adequate number of power outlets

CONS:
-Slow, cumbersome Lodgenet TV service, offering a meager 30 channels with TV Guide channel, let alone a digital cable guide.
-Fitness room leaves much to be desired (no bench or free weights), but guests are allowed to use the fitness center at the Embassy Suites next door.
-Low ceilings and an awkwardly shaped bathroom.
-No single-serving dishwasher detergent.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank brilder
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Went for my daughters cheer competition at the fairgrounds ! Less than 10 min away hotel very clean free breakfast rooms are pretty spacious stayed in a king studio which was fine for 2 adults and a child ! Has a pullout couch fridge,stove,microwave etc ! Would stay there again booked on Hotwire paid 61.00 dollars a night ! Free dinner also mon -thurs we stayed fri thru Sunday !

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank pokermike
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Property: Homewood Suites Tampa Brandon
Address: 10240 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-4400
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Tampa
#18 Family Hotel in Tampa
#24 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites Tampa Brandon 3*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The newly-renovated Homewood Suites Tampa-Brandon hotel is ideally located just 10 miles east of Tampa, and offers easy access to Tampa’s top destinations via I-4 and I-75 including the Port of Tampa, Busch Gardens, Ybor City, City Center, and the Tampa Convention Center. These newly-renovated guest rooms feature fully-equipped kitchens with a full-sized refrigerator, stovetop and dishwasher to make them perfect for extended stay trips or family vacations to the Tampa area. Guests will also appreciate the modern amenities including free high-speed Internet Access and 37” LCD TV with premium cable channels. Guests will love to start their day off right with a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet and can unwind in the evenings at the evening reception (Monday through Friday). Kids will love to cool off in the outdoor, and you can maintain your active lifestyle with the Sport Court and 24-hour fitness center. Choose the Homewood Suites Tampa-Brandon and enjoy the modern amenities and a terrific location that make it one of the best hotels in Tampa. ... more   less 
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