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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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Tampa, United States
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location is right on USF campus, room was spacious, staff was excellent, love the complimentary breakfast and happy hour. Easy access to many restaurants, shops, and store on Fowler avenue. Always good to be on a college campus, love the vibe !

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my grandchildren to Christmas Town. I knew that we would be there late so deciding to stay overnight was a no brainer. Just a few blocks away from Busch Gardens this location was perfect. A friendly staff, clean rooms, a nice manager reception and a buffet breakfast in the morning. Going to make Christmas Town an annual event.... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly Staff, Clean Rooms, Great free breakfast, and Managers reception. Located close to Busch Gardens, Florida Aquarium, and Lowery Zoo. We are regular Embassy suite customers, and this one like so many embassy Suits deliver.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to many resorts throughout my career. Just stopping I'm here for business and Tatiana made our stay worth it. Got in late, well early based on our reservation and she definitely was of the up most assistance. She kept her professionalism and stayed focused the whole time. You did a great job hiring this one embassy, coming from... More 

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ScottSelvaggi, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Austin R, Thank you for taking the time out to give us a 5 star review. Thank you for mentioning our Tatiana!!! Please come back and visit us again! Scott Selvaggi General Manager More 

Brooks, Georgia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice and Clean. Breakfast is excellent - Also staff very pleasant and Helpful. Gloria C in the Kitchen staff was the best!!!! She anticipated my family's every need each morning when we enjoyed the Breakfast bar. Rooms are clean, and cleaning staff does nice job keeping the place clean and like home. We look forward to returning next year!

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Fort Myers
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Emoyees entered my room although I had the do not disturbed sign on the door and ate my food. Management did nothing. I'm very surprised at Hilton. I reported it and management wouldn't discuss the matter with me. If I can't trust the staff with my food how can I trust them with my personal belongings while I'm out of... More 

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Colchester, Vermont
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The employees are the best thing about this resort. This hotel needs to be updated immediately. It is old and broken down. It has not been updated in 17 years and it looks like it. The air conditioners are old and loud or they do not work at all. The chair and couch, etc. are very worn out. I would... More 

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Wylie, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an older property but room and amenities met our expectations :-) We used the pool and hot tub; enjoyed delicious fresh veggies and chips & salsa during the 2-hr Manager's reception/Happy Hour; had two fantastic breakfast buffets; and I used the bath tub in the room twice to just relax - it was really a treat getting to... More 

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Raleigh, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly employees throughout the hotel which is rare these days... nice folks checking in and out of the hotel... friendly shuttle guys-helpful and personable ... very attentive folks during the breakfast buffet, actually setting up the table for the two of us for us while we waited for omelets (cannot remember this happening before at a buffet and we travel... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My family and I stayed at this Embassy Suites in Tampa and we all agreed it was the best stay we have ever had in a hotel. Nice and clean, with everything we needed. We stayed four nights without one complaint. Every morning going down to breakfast the manager Greg Mack greeted us with a smile and made us feel... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Mangroves Grille
Mangroves Grille
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Embassy Suites Tampa- USF/Near Busch Gardens is located less than 2 miles from major Tampa attractions including Busch Gardens, University of South Florida and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Our guests start their day with a free made-to-order breakfast and end the evening with our complimentary Evening Reception with snacks and drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

Address: 3705 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $147 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 247
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Also Known As:
Embassy Suites Tampa
Embassy Busch Gardens Suites
Tampa Embassy Suites
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#9 Business Hotel in Tampa
#15 Family Hotel in Tampa
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“We took the shuttle back and forth to the theme park. Never had to wait more than a few minutes.”
 of 5 bubbles 186debbied, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible go online and select a corner room to avoid noise/foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarapoetx, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room away from the elevators”
 of 5 bubbles davidsP6462YV, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper level room midway between the elevator bank and the back of the hotel. VISIT your room first and make sure the A/C works.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaBrzJo, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are similar. We were on the 3rd floor. I believe they have 8 floors”
 of 5 bubbles MaryAnn4944, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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