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Tampa Convention Center

333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-5369
+1 813-274-8511
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333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-5369
Downtown
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"volleyball tournament"
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"boat show"
in 5 reviews
"attended a conference"
in 4 reviews
"embassy suites"
in 6 reviews
"great place to hold"
in 2 reviews
"parking ramp"
in 2 reviews
"cheer competition"
in 2 reviews
"additional parking"
in 2 reviews
"great site"
in 2 reviews
"mid size"
in 2 reviews
"this past sunday"
in 2 reviews
"nice venue"
in 4 reviews
"food vendors"
in 3 reviews
"clean restrooms"
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"river walk"
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"escalator"
in 13 reviews
"exhibitors"
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The Tampa Convention Center is beautiful, and it's easy to get around in. Its spacious for large conventions--ours had about 15,000, and everything is laid out well. The one drawback were the stairs you have to climb to get inside if you want to go...More

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Angela P, Social Media Manager at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! If you were coming to our facility from the hotels, the outside stairs may have been the closest entry point. However, the two main entrances to our facility (located...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We went to the convention center for an event and it was great. Food was fabulous and everyone is so friendly...Tampa is a great city to visit, very clean.

Thank A3378UDdebram
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Angela P, Social Media Strategist at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Clean, well maintained and excellent location on the water front. Make sure to go out several times a day to enjoy the sunshine and the nice view. Variation of restaurants around the area.

Thank 194traveler
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Angela P, other at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you for the review! We are happy you enjoyed your visit to the Convention Center and downtown Tampa!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Tampa Convention center is a beautiful facility perfectly proportions for Tampa Bay area events. I have been to the Convention Center over the years for the Home Show and Boat Show as well as attending and exhibiting in Trade Shows there. It is a...More

Thank callcri
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Nice place to visit, went to an Event there this past Sunday. There was parking right across the street in a parking ramp. $5 approx. for 3 hours parking. Other grass lots around the Center were as much as $20! The place was well lit,...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I attended a Show at the Convention Center this past Sunday. Being it was a Sunday the traffic was a lot easier to maneuver downtown, there's a parking ramp right across the street from the Center for about $5 for 3 hours. Private lots around...More

Thank Silas S
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Angela P, Social Media Strategist at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback! We strive to offer affordable parking to our residents, which is why our Tampa Convention Center garage charges $1.60/hour for a maximum of $9.50/day. The City of Tampa also offers several affordable parking garages nearby our facility. The...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have attended may events at the Convention Center. There are plenty of rooms and halls available. They are constantly cleaning the place. The is plenty of security around. The negatives are that if you can not get in the parking garage for the convention...More

Thank gmaestro
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Angela P, Social Media Strategist at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

We appreciate your feedback as we are always working to improve the experience for our guests. Our Convention Center garage does fill quickly for large events, however, the City of Tampa offers several affordable parking garages and lots located within close proximity. Next time you...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

love the location next to the River walk and Tampa bay with multiple places to go to eat and even take a walk.

Thank Carlos V
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Attended a large convention and most of the men’s restrooms were out of order. Lines and unsanitary conditions existed the entire show due to the lack of available restrooms. I am surprised the health department let them be open to the public under such conditions.More

Thank travelingcoinman
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Angela P, other at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hello, we apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to our current restroom renovations. We can assure you that we are dedicated to upholding the highest health standards as we complete this project, and are making every effort to minimize the renovation’s impact...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This was definitely better venue than last year at the fairgrounds. It just need more eateries inside the venue. The parking garage was convenient and cheap ($9.50 all day).

Thank StAuggie12
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Keith H
22 April 2018|
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Response from Silas S | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the Event, I went to a Wedding show and got there an hour after it started and found parking pretty easily in the parking garage. Wasn't all that expensive either really.
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Rick K
28 July 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Reviewed this property |
The cafe in the Convention Center really isn't that great. There is a Starbucks across the street in the Embassy Suites. The previous suggestion of Columbia since you'll have your car is the better option. Fast food? No... More
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Denver T
2 March 2016|
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Response from Angela P | Property representative |
The Tampa Convention Center is only a 16-20 minute drive from Tampa International Airport without traffic. During peak hours we recommend giving yourself ample time to ensure there are no delays.
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