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The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa
Ranked #37 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
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Denver, Colorado
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“Great Hotel for Business”
Reviewed May 21, 2014

I've stayed at this property a few times for business and I've never had a bad experience. The rooms are always nice and well kept. You can't beat ordering room service from Shulas downstairs and unwinding after a hard day or work.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 23, 2014
It excites me to hear that each stay with us at the InterContinental Tampa has been excellent! I am thankful you value our rooms, as well as, the private dining from Shula’s Steakhouse. We look forward to your return to Tampa!

-Jeff R.
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Alachua, Florida
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed for 1 night and were so sad to leave. This hotel is more of a business/conference hotel, but it felt like home away from home. We were helped tremendously by the front desk staff, Alex in particular. She was so warm and personally took on our requests with such friendliness. The room was phenomenal with a great view of the bay. I feel like they really had details in mind with this hotel. We would most definitely look to stay at InterContinental again, wherever we go.

Room Tip: Rooms on the bay side have a great view. For sunset lovers.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
Sandy, it excites me to hear that we made your stay memorable! Alex is a wonderful team member who knows how to go above and beyond in customer service. It is great to know that you also value our bay view rooms. I hope you come back to stay as our guest again!

-Jeff R.
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Boca Raton
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Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We came for one night for family visit in Tampa area. Great place. Very clean, great room, big comfy bed and pillows, nice fitness facility. Staff was very friendly from the minute we arrived and ver attentive. Ate at Shula's in the hotel as well - what a fabulous meal! I will stay here again the next time I come over to Tampa.

Stayed May 2014
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
Bill, thanks for such kind comments about the InterContinental Tampa and the team we have here! We are glad you enjoyed our facilities, as well as, Shula’s Steakhouse that we have on site. We look forward to your return trip to Tampa.

-Jeff
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed May 14, 2014

Property is perfect for the business professional or a couple visiting Tampa. We stayed there for during our daughter's graduation from USF. Expect a stylish, comfortable and quiet room with an excellent bed and great wifi connectivity. Check in and Check out were a breeze. Staff very informed and pleasant. Location is great, there is an upscale shopping center with plenty of fine restaurants across the street. Access to major highways is very good. Great service at a great Expedia price. Personal note.... This property may not be family friendly so if you have small children, consider a Hilton or Hyatt product.

Room Tip: Perfect for business or a quick getaway in urban Tampa. Fantastic access to highways, good on site r...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
We are gracious that you enjoyed your stay at the InterContinental Tampa and your check in and out process was a breeze! It is great to know that you value all aspects of our rooms from the comfortable bed to the décor. We thank you for such kind remarks about our staff and service we provide, and hope you choose to stay with us again.

-Jeff R.
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St. John's, Canada
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Got this hotel on hotwire for only $75 a night. Stayed for two nights the beginning of May and was very impressed. We weren't expecting much for that price but were very happy we got this hotel. This hotel isn't new but it has a very nice look and feel to it. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. There is a rooftop pool which was very nice one hot day we were there.
The best thing about this hotel is the customer service. We were very impressed how helpful and knowledgeable everyone was. We had a couple of small issues and the front desk took care of easily and with a smile.
There is a restaurant in the hotel, Shula's steakhouse. Great food and incredible service. It's a bit pricy but it is worth it. The bar, also called Shula's was fantastic. The bartenders were excellent as well. Very knowledgeable about what they were serving and made you feel very welcome at the bar.
We wanted a hotel close to the airport which this one was but there were also restaurants and shopping very close by. Would certainly stay in this hotel again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review from your previous stay. We are excited to know that the best thing was the customer service at the InterContinental Tampa! We appreciate the value that you put onto our hotel! We hope you choose to stay here again in the future.

-Jeff R
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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Gorgeous hotel. Great location. Even greater price since we got a super deal on Hotwire.

Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Even when I got billed for refrigerator items I didn't use -- they quickly corrected it. Unbeknownst to me, the fridges have a sensor, so when I put IN a store-bought yogurt to keep cold, it thought I took something else out! Cool technology, but scary at first!

  • Stayed April 2014
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 23, 2014
It is great to know we could resolve the refrigerator issue without hesitation! Thank you for the kind comments about our staff here at the InterContinental Tampa. We hope you choose to stay with us on return visits to Tampa.

-Jeff R.
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Ocala Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2014

Beautiful property, great location, lovely, quiet, room and comfortable bed. Only glitch, our room was not ready at check-in, so we were nicely asked to wait a short time in the lobby. However, an hour went by and I finally went to Jeff, Concierge Extraordinaire, who made things happen, and treated us very well. He also gave us an excellent dinner suggestion and followed up to make sure our whole stay was superb. Kudos to Jeff R., a very large asset to the hotel.

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Green Features: Note was in the room explaining how to keep towels and sheets from being cleaned if you could re-use them.
  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jeff R, Guest Relations Manager at The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa, responded to this review, May 11, 2014
Dale, thank you for such warm hearted remarks about the InterContinental Tampa! I am glad that we could work everything out and get you into a nice room. As the concierge, I loved that you were able to enjoy the recommendations for places to eat in Tampa. I hope you come back to explore what else this beautiful city has to offer!

-Jeff R.
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Property: The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa
Address: 4860 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609-2524 (Formerly InterContinental Hotel Tampa)
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Tampa
#16 Green Hotel in Tampa
#34 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#41 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa 4*
Number of rooms: 323
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of the city, The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa is just minutes from the airport, within walking distance to shopping and centrally located to all area attractions including Busch Gardens, Raymond James Stadium, the Florida Aquarium, the St Pete Times Forum and the beautiful gulf coast beaches. Here is where excellence truly is the standard. The hotel features a rooftop swimming pool with spectacular views of Tampa Bay, complimentary Internet access, a fully-equipped fitness centre, 24-hour in-room dining, 'In the Know' Concierge services and the award winning Shula's Steak House. ... more   less 
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