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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful and the rooms very spacious. Fridge & micro in the room made it convenient. Staff was helpful. It's an easy walk to the convention center! Thank you for making my conference experience even better!

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Joy M, Thank you for your outstanding review. We will share your positive feedback with our team members and do look forward to welcoming you back for a return visit soon.

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Average value for the money. Rooms are clean, good beds but the breakfast area not kept clean. Valet parking very expensive. Evening reception snacks OK quality/variety. Breakfast variety and quality awesome!

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear nitinp381, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We do appreciate your valuable feedback and will be passing your comments and concerns onto our food and beverage manager. You are correct, being in a downtown city environment does make parking costs at a premium. Please do reach out to me personally before making your next reservation...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was not my favorite Embassy Suites by far, and by the conversations I heard around me in elevators, in the line for the front desk, in the line for the valet - I am not alone in my thoughts. The hotel itself is nice, and you can not beat the location. The rooms are a little aged at this...

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Nightowl_RN, I would like to personally thank you for leaving such detailed feedback regarding your recent stay with us. While there are self parking options available across the street from us I do apologize that you were not informed of them. I would also like to apologize that we did not inform you that becoming a Hilton Honors member...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The room is very large, cocktails & breakfast are very good & free:) Location to convention center & Cruise Ship area and river walk are perfect. I have stayed there in the pat and will stay again in the future. Oh, & they are right next to a lot of fun things to do on the water!!

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Chris P, WOW! Thank you for your amazing review. We do look forward to your next stay with us!

Tavares, Florida
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The hotel in itself is situated perfectly in the conference center and arena. Beautiful comfortable spacious rooms,a breakfast that can't be beat and the nightly managers reception. We travel toTampa often and would love to revisit Embasy Suites more often but just one thing...the valet parking. We stayed one night,locked the glove box and cleaned the center console except a...

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Linda M, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Although your review was generally positive, we clearly did not exceed your expectations from a valet standpoint. I do apologizes for the inconveniences you experience however am happy to know management was receptive to your valet inconveniences. If there is anything I can do to make sure...

Orange Park, Florida
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Some desk staff don't get the hospitality thing. Like all guests are one time convention visitors, they will never see again. We will be back to Tampa, but will not stay here again. As a rule, I like the Embassy Suites format. But not this locatin.

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Oh boy, where to start with this hotel? They are connected to the Tampa Convention Center, so they have a captive audience, and they know it and their service reflects it. I'll just stick to the facts: We happened to be there during a convention, and so the hotel was unbelievably packed. We needed to allocate 10-15 minutes of lead...

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Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The elevators were an average 15 minute wait. My first initial arrival was 20 mins in valet to check in . They do not offer self park but valet parking. ( their is a fee) It was extremely limited in valet space so you will be waiting along time. No bell hops or carts to load my luggage and infant...

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Miami, FL, United States
Reviewed 30 March 2016

While the room was clean and tidy, my family and I are very upset at the lack of details for comfort in this hotel. When I made the reservation I specifically requested a crib for our new born baby. A reassurance was given to us that it would be provided. Four days later I called to confirm that a baby...

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Kennedy F, Thank you for your recent stay and thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am disappointed to learn of the various opportunities where we were lacking in service including your experience receiving a pack and play for your room, and valet, I would like to personally apologize for these events. Please be assured...

Macon, Mississippi
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed for a conference at the Tampa Convention Center. There were lots of people but the staff seemed to be adequate for the most part. The only thing I would like to leave an encouragement on is that all 3 in my party were HHonor Members and the check in did take longer then I would have expected. An...

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Hunter P, Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear 1upper, Thank you for giving us one up with this 5 star review! As a loyal Hilton Honors member, we value your feedback about the experience you had during your stay at the Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown. It brings me joy to know that we succeeded at exceeding your expectation during your travels, and I must admit, I too...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Connected via skybridge to the Tampa Convention Center, the Embassy Suites is the only upscale all-suite hotel in downtown Tampa. Complimentary Cooked-to-Order Breakfast and a Manager's Reception included daily. Next door to the St. Pete Times Forum for Tampa sporting events, concerts and exhibits. The Tampa Cruise Port is also close by for all Tampa cruise departures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center

Address: 513 S Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602-5419
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa > Downtown
Price Range: €177 - €418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 360
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Also Known As:
Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Hotel Tampa
Tampa Embassy Suites
Embassy Suites By Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center Florida
Hotel Style:
#16 Green Hotel in Tampa
#30 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#36 Business Hotel in Tampa
#43 Family Hotel in Tampa
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