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“Good breakfast” 4 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   3025 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607   |  
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Ranked #56 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Bradenton, Florida
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I wanted to be close to airport and have a good free breakfast. I was happy with both. We used a lot to towels and the staff always provided more. We used the microwave and fridge in the room.
The afternoon receptionist was very nice. I checked out at 4:30am. And that girl did not greet me or thank me for staying 5 nights. I thought that was rude. Other than that it was a nice stay and good location to move around from.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, May 29, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We apologize that you felt your business was not appreciated during your check out process. Please know we do appreciate you choosing to stay with us and we will address this issue with the appropriate departments. Once again Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again next time you are in Tampa.
Junelle Samblanet, GM
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Providence, Rhode Island
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127 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you like a nice view, I highly recommend this Holiday Inn Express if you are able to get a room on the water (not the parking lot) side of the hotel at a competitive price. Also double check to be sure your room has a nice view (a few are obstructed). The window is small, but you get a nice view of the bay with the highway crossing in the distance. The rooms meet HI Express standards as does the breakfast -- with a pancake making machine (though at times the bananas are terrible and the muffins etc are from a commercial supplier, not from a local bakery ). You are just a short distance from the airport. (If you want to save money on a rental car, have the hotel pick you up at the airport, then have the rental company pick you up at the hotel.) You are about a half hour from Clearwater beach... and much of the drive is over a causeway which is very beautiful.

Room Tip: You want a room on the bay side (not the parking lot side) if you want a nice view. Window is small...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Ron S
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, May 22, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us your feedback. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and also enjoyed the beautiful view from out hotel. We hope to see you again next time you are in Tampa. Thank you again for your review.

Junelle Samblanet, General Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I often stay in the Tampa area and this time stayed at the holiday inn express rocky point what a fantastic location great views and so convenient for beaches, restaurants,shopping and airport without being in the middle of Tampa

The staff were so efficient and friendly and the hotel was spotlessly clean

We will certainly stay again rather than the higher priced branded hotels

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, May 9, 2014
Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to having you back next time you are in Tampa. Thank you again for your feedback!
Junelle Samblanet, General Manager
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The Villages, Florida
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61 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We chose this hotel because it was close to The Laser Spine Institute where my husband was slated for surgery. It is perfectly located with awesome restaurant options at our finger tips.
The hotel is in the process of renovation and our room happened to be on the 'to do' list.
Because of my husband's back issues, the beds in our room were insufficient. Not only did the staff honor our request to change out the mattresses, they actually built frames for them and did all of this with a smile. We are SO impressed and would recommend it as an option. The bay view is beautiful, the pool is clean and quiet, the staff is courteous, professional and efficient.

Room Tip: Bring a cooler..no mini fridges in the rooms
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Darlene P
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, May 7, 2014
Thank you for your review about our hotel. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are also glad to hear that the location was convenient for you and that our staff was able to accomidate your request. We welcome you back next time you are in Tampa and Thank you again for your feedback.

Junelle Samblanet, General Manager
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Smithfield, Maine
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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I know that this place is under renovation and it is a good thing. The property is showing its age and needs the work. We stayed on IHG rewards and the first room we were given was down the hall on the 1st floor where we had to navigate laundry carts and other service equipment. The room was dark and dingy and then we found used soap in the shower and the toilet would not flush (no water in the tank). Got moved to another room where everything worked but it was still outdated.

Stayed here because the location was close to TPA and also seemed interesting as it is on the water. View of the Hampton Inn sign and parking lot is all we got.

Two positives are: the Bahama Breeze Restaurant is right next door and the van driver was very friendly.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank David J
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, May 5, 2014
Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share with us your feedback. We are disappointed that the first room you received was not up to your expectations. We apologize that this inconvenienced you and also that we were not able to supply you with a room with a view of the water. We are renovating the property and will be looking into the issues you have mentioned in your review. We hope you will visit us again once our renovations are complete. Thank you.

Junelle Samblanet, General Manager
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PA
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Basic Holiday Inn Express. I stayed here with my bf. My parents stayed here as well. They said their shower curtain was moldy and there were peanuts in a corner of the room. That issue was resolved promtly by front desk. Front desk employees were friendly. Our room was nice and clean. Pool was open but weather wasnt great so we didnt use it. Good location if youre looking to stay close to airport. Nice view of bay and areas to stroll around across the street. We were down for spring training which was about a 15 min drive over the causeway. Cheaper than staying at the hotels near the stadium and better views.

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank travelbeth
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, April 24, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for complimenting our service and we are glad our location turned out to be so convenient. We welcome you back next time you are in Tampa. Thank You again for your feedback.

Junelle Samblanet, General Manager
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Staff was very friendly and accommodating! We asked for a room with a waterfront view and the front desk clerk immediately accommodated our request. Hotel was under renovation while we were there, but there was no noise during the day or any parking issues. Pool was also open. Chose this location because of the proximity to George Steinbrenner Field, St. Pete and Clearwater, and downtown Tampa. Would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Ask for a waterfront view
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 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 Happyfeller
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Scott W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island, responded to this review, April 21, 2014
We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our location was convenient. Thank you for complimenting our great staff! We welcome you back next time you are in Tampa. Thank you so much for your feedback!
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Property: Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island
Address: 3025 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607
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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 Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #56 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island 2.5*
Number of rooms: 88
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Tampa-Rocky Point Island is located 2 miles from Tampa International Airport with complimentary shuttle service from 5 AM - 12 Midnight. Centrally located on the shores of Tampa Bay we are only minutes from Tampa International Airport, Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Westshore Business District and other area attractions. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Tampa-Rocky Point Island features 88 guest rooms with interior corridors. We also provide a complimentary deluxe breakfast bar, 24-hour lobby coffee bar, free Internet access in every room, and free local and 1-800 telephone calls. Our guest rooms all include: two-line speaker telephones with data ports and voice mail, generous desk space with ergonomic chair, 25 inch satellite TV with free HBO, ESPN, CNN, and the Weather Channel. For your dining pleasure, the Bahama Breeze is located right next door. Our hotel also offers complimentary parking as well as a 24-hour exercise room and heated waterfront outdoor pool. Meeting facilities are also available. We warmly welcome Priority Club guests with express check-in and express check-out. Whether your travel is business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Tampa-Rocky Point Island will be your smart stay of choice. Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express. ... more   less 
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