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Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa - North
Ranked #5 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Valdosta, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews
“Wonderful hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

This was a beautiful hotel! We had a beautiful King Suite, very clean room well supplied with everything we needed. The staff was very helpful, including the breakfast staff. The breakfast was very good, I love the waffles! I would recommend this hotel to anyone!

Room Tip: The King Suite was very spacious. It even had a full kitchen! A very nice room!
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Shelby H
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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012 via mobile

This was my first time in Tampa and I picked this place by price. If you want to be near USF Tampa or Busch Garden, perfect location. But other than that it's 30 mins from downtown Tampa and the area is older. Some restaurants, but not a huge selection. The hotel needs major renovating. Yes, the tv is a flat screen, but the furniture is worn and falling apart. The bathroom is old and the blowdryer on the wall would not dry my thick Asian hair. The only saving grace was the service of the staff! First example, I received packages at the hotel, the front desk person actually carried them to my car without even asking. Second, I was eating breakfast. This is buffet style and I got oatmeal. The staff without asking got me a spoon!

I would recommend for families, but not for business travelers.

Stayed April 2012
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Thank Korgirl125
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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85 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Typically, you can count on Hampton Inn for good service and clean, comfortable rooms. This one was no exception. Nothing at all to complain about. Hampton Inn seems to deliver a consistent experience no matter where you are. The area around this hotel is quiet. Nice area for walking/running. Lettuce Lake Park is just down the street. Great place to get some exercise and see some wildlife. I got a great night of sleep and a nice complimentary breakfast in the morning. Not many restaurants in the area, but the place is convenient to the university and there are more dining options in that area, which is just a few miles away.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
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Thank speedz2
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Boston, MA
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

We had a good stay, the hotel was decent, the staff was very friendly. The continental breakfast was good, they had a good amount of options, bagels, toast, english muffins, oatmeal, fruit, muffins, eggs, and waffles. Tues-Thurs evenings they have a managers party where they serve food and beer/wine.

We used the shuttle to Busch Gardens, it took about 20 mins to get there. The shuttle was easy enough to schedule the night before we went to the park. We called for pick up, we didn't have wait very long!

All and all, the hotel was good and I would go back. .

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank jayeel
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We have been coming to this Hampton Inn for 2 years...we will NOT stay anywhere else! the rooms are great, the place is clean the food is great! nothing like a good hot breakfast and nice hot meal for dinner!

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Thank Joseph S
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

The hotel was nice and completely acceptable, Nikole, who was in charge of the manager's reception in the evening went above and beyond to help everyone enjoy their meal. Maria Jose' in housekeeping also did a wonderful job. When I asked for a refrigerator for my room, one was brought up within 10 minutes. I did have a couple of complaints. The air conditioner did not seem to be cool enough at night and the lighting in the room was dim. Also, I noticed an odor coming out of the drains in the bathroom. Overall I was quite satisfied with the hotel and would stay there again.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Roy S
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Louisville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

This Hampton Inn was the best one we have ever stayed at. The staff here, especially Nicole and Roy, are exception. I will definitely stay here again when in Tampa. The hotel was beautiful and the set up of it was very good. The dining room was spacious and food was great. Decor was good. We got a really good deal with the hotel and Busch Gardens (including a day of meals for the family). We loved it.

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Thank Marilyn K
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Additional Information about Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa - North

Property: Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa - North
Address: 8210 Hidden River Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33637-2002
Phone Number:
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 Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#5 Family Hotel in Tampa
#6 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#8 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa - North 2.5*
Number of rooms: 127
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Get in touch with nature and get to know the rich cultural heritage of Tampa, the heart and pulse of the Tampa Bay area including St. Petersburg and Clearwater. The Hampton Inn & Suites® hotel in Tampa-North offers a free local shuttle service to area attractions and corporate businesses in and around the area. Our award-winning hotel provides excellent service and accommodations; we are located just off I-75 in a quiet, natural preserve business district called Hidden River Corporate Park.Step out your door and prepare for adventure, because our hotel in Tampa is only about a mile from the Wilderness Park reserve, and less than five minutes from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. Find more family activities in the nearby Channelside District, an entertainment-dining multiplex just east of downtown that is home to the Florida Aquarium, a glass-domed marine wonderland. Our hotel in Tampa also makes it easy to delve into history at Tampa Bay History Center; get a taste of the local Cuban culture in Ybor City; and enjoy the nightlife in the SoHo district. Stop by the front desk, and our Tampa hotel team will offer insightful tips on the area's attractions. ... more   less 
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