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Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF
Ranked #36 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Sebastian, Florida
1 review
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“Great Place to Stay !!!!”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Our trip to Tampa was a last minute thing. We decided on a Monday to drive there on Tuesday and stay a couple days. I found this hotel using Tripadvisor (as i always do), and i was not disappointed.
From the moment i made the reservations on the phone, the customer service was excellent. When we arrived, we were greeted by Laura, who was as courteous and professional as they come. She had us registered in what seemed like no time at all. When she handed us our room keys, she also handed us a bag containing a bottle of water, a bag of pretzels and a bag of M&M's, which was a pleasant surprise.
As we walked to the elevator, and then to our room, I noticed how clean the common areas were. The room itself was clean as well. Very nicely appointed with a nice view looking toward Busch Gardens. The beds were nicely made (and comfortable) and the bathroom was clean with plenty of towels.
After dinner, we headed to the pool, and then the whirlpool, both which we found to be clean and a nice temperature. When we left the whirlpool area, I noticed the door did not lock behind us, which it is supposed to do. I went to the front desk and let the girl know, and she thanked me for letting her know . (When we checked the next morning, it was locked) .
Breakfast the next day was superb. They had a choice of everything from eggs and biscuits and gravy and waffles and muffins and toast and cereal, juice and coffee. It was kept well filled and people seemed to be enjoying it. The woman who was working the area was friendly and kept everything well filled.
In conclusion, everyone we dealt with there had a smile and was professional. They appeared to be enjoying their job and you can tell they take pride in their work. So if you want a clean, comfortable hotel at a reasonable price, this is the place for you. I have already told several people about this hotel, and i will be looking for a Wyndham hotel next time I go away.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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tampa094, Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Hello mjf56,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay from start to finish. We work very hard here to make sure that our hotel is clean and comfortable for all of our guests. I am also ecstatic to read that the staff treated you with such kindness. Laura and our breakfast attendants are some of the nicest and hard working people I have ever had the pleasure to work with. I am honored to work with them as well as the rest of our smiling staff.

Also thank you for pointing out the issue with the spa door. We do our best to ensure that these things do not happen and appreciate it very much when a guest lets us know that something was missed, so we can fix it.

I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time here and hope to see you again real soon.
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

I stayed for a weekend in first week of April, 2014. I think it is a very good location for Tampa! Clean, friendly, quiet! In my opinion, it is the best hotel in Tampa for it's value.
Highly recommending.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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tampa094, General Manager at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF, responded to this review, 25 June 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. The staff will be thrilled to read that you had such a great experience with us. We do our best every day and it is great to know that our hard work is paying off. Thank you again and we hope to see you next time you are in Tampa.
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Property: Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF
Address: 3751 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6489
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Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
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 (Based on Average Rates): £
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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