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“Crusing out of Tampa”

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Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa/Ybor City/Downtown
Ranked #12 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Tampa, United States
1 review
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“Crusing out of Tampa”
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Great place to park for cruise vacation, free shuttle back and forth, low price, secure parking. In the heart of Ybor city great food, lots of entertainment. recommended local restaurants are the Columbia for dinner, Lunch at Carmines, the world's best crab cakes.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Key West, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013

We stayed for one night after a show at the Ritz. The front desk staff was a little disorganized at check in, but the rooms are clean and parking is reasonably priced. There is a guest laundry on the 4th floor. Recommend Row Boat a few blocks away-great Greek food!

  • Stayed December 2013
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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

If you are interested in visiting the Ybor section of Tampa, you cannot beat this hotel. It is within a block of Ybor, the rooms are bigger than usual for a Hampton Inn, and the rates are great. Breakfast is what you would expect from a Hampton Inn, but the eating area is nice. Also has good parking garage and a pool.

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Fort Myers, Florida
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2013

We were in the room 30 to 45 minutes when the door opened as we were getting ready for the night and someone said oh sorry and closed the door. I open the door to see who was trying to get into our room and It was another guest that the front desk gave keys to our room. They were as surprised as we were. Luckily my daughter and wife had just finished getting dressed. The phone rang and the front desk clerk wanted to know our last name, time of check in and how long we were staying. No apology or explanation as to why they gave keys to another guest was given. I went down to get the keys reprogramed and really didn’t get much of an apology at all even after telling them how unhappy I was about the situation, maybe this is normal at the property. The room wasn’t bad but not good either, I found trash and loose change on the floor.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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TPAYBGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa/Ybor City/Downtown, responded to this review, 21 December 2013
We're sorry to hear about the unfortunate experience you had. We assure you that the safety of our guests is a top priority and are working with our front office team to ensure such missteps do not continue. Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional comments or concerns.

Kind regards,
Paul G.
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Phoenix
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

We were very pleased with the ease of location and were able to get to the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Also having the trolly seconds away from the hotel is an asset. The staff was very helpful and pleasant during our stay. The breakfast choice was good.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Belleville, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Nice hotel. Within walking distance to good restaurants. Used free shuttle to go to grocery store and cruise port. Friendly staff. Daytime walking was fine. Would not have felt safe walking at night but the shuttle was great and hotel security is very good. Cannot use elevator without key cards for added security.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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TPAYBGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa/Ybor City/Downtown, responded to this review, 21 December 2013
We're so glad you were able to our shuttle and enjoy the surrounding area. Thank you for the kind comments regarding the staff. We look forward to providing you with great service in the future.

Kind regards,
Paul G.
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Clayton, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013

My wife was in town for a conf at the TCC so this hotel was chosen. The hotel has a free shuttle within a 3-mile radius from 8am-930pm which was nice and the trolly stop was across form us. Parking can be a issue on a busy night, once the upper and lower level parking is full you have to get a permit from the desk for the lot behind the hotel. Food was ok, room was clean and quite.

Overall a very good stay.

Room Tip: Higher rooms are the best, on this trip we was given a 2nd floor room and it was ok.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa/Ybor City/Downtown

Property: Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa/Ybor City/Downtown
Address: 1301 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3607
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Region: United States > Florida > Tampa > Historic Ybor
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#11 Family Hotel in Tampa
#35 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa/Ybor City/Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hampton Inn & Suites(R) hotel in Tampa-Ybor City/Downtown makes a great connecting point: It is located in the historic district of Ybor City - only about a mile from the Tampa Convention Center, the Port of Tampa Cruise Terminal, and the Channelside Entertainment District. Enjoy our free shuttle service to any location within three miles of the hotel. Additional amenities you are sure to love include: spacious guestrooms with a microwave and mini-fridge, coffee maker, 32' inch flat screen tv, ergonomic desk, free WiFi, free hot breakfast available daily, outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, on-site convenience store, and 1,000sq ft of meeting space. ... more   less 
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