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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore
Ranked #33 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Reviewed January 12, 2012

On the road again!
Good place to stay if you have to stay in Tampa - I saw the hotel down the road where my co-workers stayed... stay here.
Don't plan on room service if you get in late - it's not really available as late as the menu says it is. The bar closes early, too, and it's a bit hidden, so ask if you need either.
Other than that, great. Bed is very comfortable, room has tons of space, and is very quiet, even near the elevators. Great view if you're on a high floor, and there's a mall and a Walgreens nearby if you've forgotten something.

Room Tip: Ask for a high floor, and you are in the South, so be sure to indicate if non-smoking is important.
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  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled on business
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Lori L, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2012

Dear rrruby,

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Embassy Suites Tampa Westshore! It is always nice to know that our guests have enjoyed their experience while staying with us! Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write a response on Tripadvisor.

With Regards,

Lori Lindstrom

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Reviewed January 9, 2012

I stayed at the Embassy Suites Tampa Westshore with my family over the 2012 New Year’s week. When I arrived I could see that there was a lot of noise and a dust cloud due to construction work in the lobby. During my 5 night stay I found that the room was dirty, the House Keeping Staff was rude, and the staff was not knowledgeable and seemed quite unwilling to help.
As a Hilton Honors member, I have stayed at the Embassy Suites on many occasions and have never had such a distasteful experience.

Room Tip: Try a different hotel
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  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Jeff E
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Lori L, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2012

Dear Jeff E,

I appreciate that you took the time to post a review regarding your recent stay at the Embassy Suites Tampa Westshore. I wish I had had an opportunity to speak with you while you were still a guest at the hotel. Obviously we hope that every guest has a wonderful stay, and if they aren't, we like to know about it at the time so that we can rectify the situation right away.

I will be printing your review and will share it with our staff so that they are aware of your perception of the service you received.

Thank you again for your review of Tripadvisor!

With Regards,

Lori Lindstrom

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Reviewed January 7, 2012

Suprised by the lack of the trademark atrium area, breakfast was served in a large room crowded beyond belief. More like what you expect from say Comfort Inn on a busy morning.
The room was fine and the rest of the stay was fine.

  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank pageezer
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Lori L, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2012

Dear Pageezer,

Thank you for posting a review of your stay on the Tripadvisor site. We appreciate all feedback as it allows us to know our strengths and areas that we may need to work on.

As you can imagine, the holiday week-ends were very busy for hotels in the area. I apologize if the flow of the breakfast area ran slower than one would hope. Everyone likes to linger over their cooked-to-order omelets!

Please contact me directly if you will be coming to the area in the future so that I may personally take care of your reservations and ensure that you have a fabulous stay!

With Regards,

Lori Lindstrom

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Reviewed January 5, 2012

Great location near good food and movies. Reasonable rate. Great bartender.

Room Tip: we had sort of odd shaped room. but it was fine.
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  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Lori L, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2012

Dear Ken2fortax,

We are blessed to have a wonderful, friendly staff here at the Embassy Suites - Thank you for mentioning our bartender and the great service he provided! I will pass along your compliments.

Thank you for selecting us as your hotel of choice during your visit to 'Tampa!

With Regards,

Lori Lindstrom

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Reviewed January 5, 2012

The lobby is being remodeled (NOT really an inconvenience) but other than that the hotel, rooms and staff were excellent. Managers reception (happy hour) was fantastic and breakfast was delicious. The shuttle is great to get to local restaurants or shopping! I will definately stay there again and recommend it to friends and family.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Thank sespo
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Lori L, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2012

Dear Sespo,

We are always appreciateive of our guests that take the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that the installation of our new revolving door did not inconvenience you during your visit with us.

The complimentary shuttle service is a great asset to our property, and it is wonderful to hear that you were able to utilize this service.

Have a wonderful New Year!

Lori Lindstrom

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Reviewed January 4, 2012

This was a pleasant surprise. The hotel was in great shape, room was very nice and the staff was very helpful. Food was excellent as well. Great choice!

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Thank tompbradley
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Lori L, Front Office Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2012

Dear Tompbradley,

Thank you for the wonderful review! We appreciate it when our guests take the time to write about their experience on Tripadvisor.

I am glad you had an opportunity to sample the great food in our restaurant.

Best Wishes,

Lori Lindstrom

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Reviewed December 27, 2011

We stayed here 20-24 December with 4 adults and 3 children aged 4, 2 and 9 months. We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite (1 king bed in one room and 2 queens in the other, each bedroom with its own bathroom, one living area with sofa bed and a full kitchen). Plenty of space for our group of 7!

The front desk staff, Troy and Melvin, were absolutely amazing. Immediately upon arrival two cribs were placed in our room, I called and asked for a highchair which arrived within 10 minutes, requests for extra towels/blankets were filled within 10 minutes each time. The breakfast was great and the staff made my 2 boys feel like kings!! The managers reception had some of the freshest celery and peppers we've tasted in Florida and the spread was enough to count as dinner for all 3 of my little ones. We were able to eat in the outside dinning area for both breakfast and during the managers reception which we hoped allowed people looking for a quiter inside dinning experience not to be bothered by our brood. The pool was heated and my son and I enjoyed swimming- which was a surprise for us in December! They have laundry facilities which helped us keep our packing to a minimum (detergent is 1.25 a box, washer is 1.50 a load and dryer was 1.75, dryer sheets were 1.25 for two sheets). We stayed on hilton points and the value was great-- 2 bedroom suite for 60,000 points a night!

We did get to sneak in two date nights without the kids-- highly recommend the happy hour at Sidebernz. Half priced drinks and appetizers at the bar. We did the tasting menu for dinner and it was nice- not really our style, but worth a try. We'd head back for the great wine/beer and happy hour deals. Our other date night was Ruth Chris which was on par with the chains standard.

Feel free to ask questions- we really enjoyed this hotel and have already re-booked for our return visit to Tampa in March!

  • Stayed: December 2011
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Address: 555 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609-1923
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#33 Family Hotel in Tampa
#35 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#43 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range: $146 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Airport/Westshore 3.5*
Number of rooms: 243
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located minutes from Tampa International Airport, Embassy Suites Tampa Airport Westshore provides warm hospitality for your business or leisure travel. Our 243 all-suite accommodations offer amenities designed for your comfort and convenience. Enjoy complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast daily and a complimentary Evening reception nightly. ... more   less 
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