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Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island
Ranked #60 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Richmond Hill, Canada
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75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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“Not bad for 1 night stay”
Reviewed March 7, 2010

My wife and I and our 9 month old son stayed here on 2/26 after flying in from Buffalo before we continued on to Treasure Island the next morning. We didn’t arrive at the hotel until 11:30pm, and were up and gone by 9:30am the next morning. Our room was small with 2 queen beds and a TV which suited us fine.

We paid $100 for the room with a gift card I got from work. Bottom line, the hotel was fine for what we needed it for (sleep), the free breakfast in the morning was great, but I wouldn’t stay more than a night and I wouldn’t pay more than $80. It seemed most of the people who were there are overnighters before or after cruises.

TIp: The hotel shuttle stopped running around 11pm, and we needed to take a taxi to the hotel. Despite the short ride, they had a $15 minimum. The next morning I needed to use the shuttle to pick up our rental car, and it was great!

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled with family
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akron, oh
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Reviewed February 9, 2010

I stayed here in Feb 2010 while attending meetings downtown.

The location was pretty good. I didn't get a water view room, but that wasn't a big deal to me. It seemed like the mattresses were newer, and I slept well. Breakfast was the typical HI Express breakfast bar, which was fine with me.

The place is DEFINITELY showing its age though, and the elevator wasn't working properly - jumping around, stopping for no reason, etc. The beds shook when someone on the floor closed their door, which was annoying but not enough to wake me.

I've read some of the other recent reviews of this place and it sounds like they stayed at a different hotel. Frequent travelers will see this as a below average hotel in an above average location. I love Holiday Inn, but there are just too many better hotels in Tampa to ever stay here again.

If I could give a 2.5 rating, I would, but I can't.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled on business
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Freehold NJ
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Reviewed January 20, 2010

People were friendly, room clean, nice view of the water and no problems with any aspect

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with family
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Palm City, FL
1 review
Reviewed January 18, 2010

Express check in and out, express breakfast to start your day fast. good service. We'll be back in about 2-3weeks.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
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mequon ,Wisconsin
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Reviewed January 12, 2010

My family of 5 stayed here last week and received great service.My son needed to get to a walk in clinic for a ear infection before our cruise and the front desk and shuttle driver helped us so much.Free shuttle from the airport,to Whiskey Joes(nice place to eat as Bahama Breeze next door to hotel had a 2 hour wait)Also free ride from ship to the airport after the cruise(this is the ship to shore package,offered at a special rate)Hot breakfast also very nice as is the heated pool since the temps.. were in the 40s!!!Only negative was the pull out sofa, which we needed for our 5th person,very uncomfortable.So if you need a great place to stay at a fair price with outstanding service,this its it!!!

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with family
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maine
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Reviewed November 16, 2009

When I checked in it was early evening 7:30. The coffee pot in the room had not been cleaned and still had coffee and grinds in the pot. We stopped at the front desk to request a clean one, went out to eat, came back two hours later and it still had not been changed. I had a no smoking room yet the vent in the bathroom was sucking in smoke from somewhere. I kept the bathroom door closed. I had made my reservations on line at a reduced price of 60.00. Due to hurricane warnings I extended my stay there but they would not honor the original room rate. However, it was a pleasant location and had a very nice free breakfast each morning. Staff was friendly. The shuttle to the airport was great. All things aside, I think I would stay there again. And I had a microwave and refrigerator in the suite.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled with friends
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North Georgia
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Reviewed October 8, 2009

The room was clean, the view of Tampa Bay was excellent. The breakfast bar was OK. We extended our stay and had to do laundry. The dryer did not work and the staff really did not care. A large load of wet clothes and no way to dry them. Other than that, the 3 night stay was fine and I would recommend this Holiday Inn Express and would stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Holiday Inn Express Tampa - Rocky Point Island
Address: 3025 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-5802
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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 #60 of 163 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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