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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't know until checkout there is a $7/day parking fee, and there is absolutely no parking alternative. The rooms are adequate, and beds just okay for a few nights. Very disappointed the TV didn't carry CBS and nearly every channel was ancient Analog. So we didn't watch much TV. Breakfast was well staffed and above average.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, friendly staff. rooms are a bit dated, the food took forever in the restaurant and the breakfast was horrible. The location is central and easy to get to most locations. It seems the hotel needs an upgrade.

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Charlotte, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is basically an average to good hotel. Staff OK but not exceptional. Breakfast is basic cafeteria style with acceptable food and variety but not very tasty. I would recommend it for the location only.

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Thank 412darrellj
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff helped us celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary by making sure everything was perfect. We were contacted before our stay to ask if there was anything they could do to make our stay more comfortable. When I told them it was our anniversary they promised to make it special. There was a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries...

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Thank Kym M
Atlanta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expected more for that name & price. They charge for parking for some reason when it's not secure or monitored. The pool & evening reception is a joke. Stale chips & popcorn everyday. This hotel needs major updating. Breakfast was ok but that's about it. Dinner took forever to come out. Great location of that's what's important. Otherwise stay in...

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2Thank I8008MRjj
Venice, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be such a great hotel!! What happened?? Friendly service in a now run-down hotel does nothing! Bugs in the bathroom, broken elevators, broken down shuttles, shuttle with no a/c, excessive wait times (90 min) for room service, etc!

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3Thank B4287OFjenniferj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For $290 a night we booked through the Hilton web site a room that will make me forever question being a Hilton Diamond member. The hotel is overpriced because they think they are the best thing near the university or Busch Gardens .. trust me, spend less, stay better, and drive an extra 5 miles Green 20 year old stained...

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3Thank MSM13018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From check-in, which took longer than it should have (and the desk clerk snapped at me for standing beside his odd triangular desk than in front of it), to check-out, the word that would best describe our several-night stay was "meh." Yes, there was breakfast, but the only thing prepared fresh was omelets (for which there was always a lengthy...

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3Thank Tara R
Mebane, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was great. Gabriel that works the floor at breakfast was wonderful!!! Greeted us every morning with a smile, got our table ready, and make sure we always had but we needed !! Great location. Internet worked great. Pool area was clean.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful trip, and the hotel was a huge part of it. Everything was as expected - room was clean, perfect size, loved having the actual bedroom with a door instead of two beds in the same room. But what really impressed me was the staff. Seeing as the breakfast was included, we actually spent a bit...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Mangroves Grille
Mangroves Grille
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
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: £108 - £180 (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
Embassy Suites By Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens Florida
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#9 Business Hotel in Tampa
#15 Family Hotel in Tampa
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