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Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF
Ranked #40 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Reviewed 26 December 2013

This was a great stay at the Wingate by Wyndham Tampa. I enjoyed the staff they made us feel so happy.

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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2013

The Wingate by Wyndham Tampa would like to thank you for commenting about your stay with us. We are glad that our staff was able to make your visit a happy one. We hope to have you stay with us again during your future visits to the Tampa Area.

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

I was at a meeting at USF and the planners chose the Wingate. Staff were nice and accommodating. Room was fine...nothing fancy but clean and spacious--very comfortable. Complimentary breakfast was very good. We used the shuttle service to get us to the conference center at USF and the driver was very accommodating and funny. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2013

Thank you for commenting on your stay at the Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/USF. Our staff is pleased that you found everyone accomodating and friendly! We want all of our guests to feel welcomed during their vist. We are also pleased to see that you found some of our complimentary amenities useful and satisfactory such as our 45 item full, hot breakfast buffet as well as our shuttle to transport you to and from your meeting at USF. We hope that you choose us as your hotel-of-choice during your next visit to the Tampa area.

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2013

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Reviewed 24 December 2013

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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2013

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Reviewed 24 December 2013

The staff was great and the room was well-appointed, but the guestroom corridors (and to a lesser extent, the lobby) have a very strong acrid odor redolent of sweat and stale air. I looked around and found that the corridor fresh air supply was completely non-functional during my entire stay (i.e., no outside air was being delivered), which is a violation of uniform building codes.

In lieu of repairing their fresh air problem, the hotel has mounted commercial bathroom type air fresheners in the corridor that periodically spray an aerosol mist (please see photo). This just adds to the odors that are present and doesn't clear up the problem of no fresh air being brought into the building. Furthermore, guestroom windows don't open creating an unpleasant and unhealthy situation. Stale air in the corridor was being brought into my room via the bathroom exhaust.

I took off the cover on the through-the-wall air conditioning unit in my room and found its fresh air damper was completely closed. I changed that setting myself to allow fresh air to come in and my room got less stuffy. However, anytime I was near the door to the corridor I smelled the very strong combination of stale air and aerosol freshener from the corridor.

In its present state, this is an unhealthy building and I don't recommend anyone who is concerned about their respiratory health stay here!

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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. All feedback is welcome and is encouraged to better our facility. We are sorry your stay was not exactly what you expected, but we are glad you found the staff pleasant and the room well-appointed. We are sorry you felt the fresh air supply was limited. Unfortunately, safety laws prohibit our establishment from having open windows. For security reasons all windows are supposed to be securely closed. We have yearly safe- air ventilation inspections and have never failed. We understand your concern and we can assure you all safety regulations both in air quality and environmental safety are met.

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Reviewed 24 December 2013

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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2013

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stayed here for 1 night to spend 2 days at Busch gardens, the hotel was a perfect location, room perfect , and compliment breakfast was good. It has a complimentary shuttle service to the park all you have to do is book it at reception. I emailed the hotel before we got there about parking and early check in , the response was quick, and I was very satisfied we could check in early and enjoy the park, and when we had finished we got a bottle of wine to take to the room reasonable price too. Will be back .

Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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tampa094, Front Office Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2013

The Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/USF would like to thank you for your feedback about your stay with us. We are glad that you had an enjoyable visit and were able to utilize some of our amenities such as our Complimentary 45-item Full Hot Breakfast Buffet, our complimentary shuttle to Busch Gardens and our Lounge which provides selections of wine and beer (bottled and draft options). Here at the Wingate, we like to make our guests feel comfortable and assist in making sure your travel experience goes as smoothly as possible. In your future visits to the Tampa area, we would love to accommodate your stay once again.

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Address: 3751 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6489
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Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#20 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#20 Family Hotel in Tampa
#28 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range: £73 - £128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF 2.5*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wingate by Wyndham Tampa is located directly across the street from University of South Florida and less than a mile away from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. The USF Sun Dome, MOSI Imax/Museum, VA, Shriner's and Moffitt are all within .75 miles. Within 2 miles are shopping, golf, and 40-plus restaurants and the property is only 7.5 miles from downtown Tampa, 11 miles from Ybor City and Channelside entertainment district, 17 miles to airport, and 45 minutes from Clearwater Beach and Ellenton Prime Outlets. Awarded Customer Service honors by Wyndham Worldwide, and Green Lodging Certification by the State of Florida DEP, the Wingate by Wyndham Tampa strives for the highest standards for their leisure and corporate travelers alike. Property Highlights Include- Local Shuttle Service (with our most popular destinations free to our guests)within a three mile radius, complimentary 40-item Hot breakfast, free Hi-Speed wired and wireless internet throughout, complimentary business center, fitness room, and indoor whirlpool open 24 ours, and an outdoor pool open until 10pm. New Lounge, built in July 2009, serves wine and beer on tap nightly. Meeting room facilities on property. Room Highlights - All 86 guestrooms at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa offer complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, micro fridge units, pillow-top mattresses, one cordless and one 2-Line phone, complimentary weekday newspaper, cable television with HBO, pay-per-view Movies and Nintendo, iron and ironing board, hair dryers, and 17" in-room safes. The January, 2009 property renovation included all new guestroom furniture, 32 inch Flat-Panel Televisions, new microwave/refrigerator units, all new fixtures and granite countertops in guestroom bathrooms, Sealy Posturepedic pillow top mattresses, new bedding and 250-thread-count cotton sheets. ... more   less 
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