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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Hotel itself is fine but the combination of the fraternity "conclave" party and awful service make this the worst hotel stay I can imagine. Wild guests screaming at all hours, hotel employees either didn't care about guest satisfaction or had no way to resolve issues. A few of the many issues I noticed in the short stay were: front desk...

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1Thank John B
United States
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is great if you like an old feel with modern touches. The hotel has been restored to its original style with modern features like flat screen tvs and nice beds. The staff was great our bartender/ waiter was new to the hotel but was very friendly and helpful and knew his job well. We had booked a room...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 January 2017

While the Floridan Palace is a beautiful hotel with all the historic appointments, it lacks in the pleasantries of a modern hotel. Our large room, with two queen beds, was clean, however, the placement of the tv on a side wall of the room made it difficult to watch tv from your bed (you had to lay on your side)....

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2Thank jas1012
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We traveled to Tampa for National Championship game. The rooms were freezing - heat was broken and they were "out of blankets". They did fix it the next day but the first night was shot because we couldn't sleep. Our grown sons in the next room had to shower in our room becuase they had no water pressure. There were...

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4Thank Emily P
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We needed a last minute place to stay on a night when all the hotels in Tampa were booked. Despite arriving late, the staff greeted us warmly and treated us like honored guests. I can't say enough positive things about Camille, who helped put a comforting end to a long day. Thank you!

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A short stop on our honeymoon for the National Championship game. Two basic expectations for rooms in that you want a nice toilet, shower, bathroom and a clean bed to sleep in. The Floridan provides neither! Water pressure is terrible it is nearly impossible to have a shower. Our bed had a huge stain in it (see picture) when we...

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4Thank Brock S
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel was terrible. Bad staff that was unhelpful. Beds in room didn't have comforters, towels, sheets and toilet paper were terrible. I would much prefer staying at a Hampton inn that is reliable rather than this place.

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2Thank phehrhardt
Elliottsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This gorgeous hotel was in a newly revitalized (still ongoing) area of Tampa. Unfortunately for the hotel it isn't crowded. The hotel itself is an historic gem brought back to life. They could have used a few small amenities like a soda machine and ice machines on the floors. We were close to the only people staying there so it...

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1Thank Hu20
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I reserved 2 rooms for the Groomsmen in our Son's wedding. We did this to provide a comfortable atmosphere for them after the rehearsal dinner and their night on the town. Our expectations were met and exceeded by this Grand Lady. She has been restored to her former glory and is staffed by those who clearly care...

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Key Colony Beach, Florida
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The worst stay at a hotel…the Floridian Palace in Tampa. This was an anniversary trip. It started out being placed on the 19th floor. Normally, this would be ok, however, the reason we had NO hot water was because We were so high up, so they told us. The tub had a hole that had been repaired, still With NO...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the legendary Floridan, located in the heart of Tampa. Built in 1926, this nineteen story hotel has been brought back to its original grandeur.Indulge yourself in old world charm, met with the modern comforts of today. With an eye for detail and a dash of flair, flawless service and luxury awaits you at every turn. The opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of this iconic landmark took place on July 28, 2012, making the Floridan Palace, once more the “crown jewel” of the city of Tampa. With historical expertise, and detailed craftsmanship, the hotel’s beauty and stature of its original state has been recaptured. The Floridan is one of the few hotels in the Tampa Bay area that is on the National Register of Historic Places. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Floridan Palace Hotel

Address: 905 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602-3805
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: ₹ 9,263 - ₹ 13,508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Floridan Palace Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 213
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“Make sure you get what you paid for”
FireGator69, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The higher up the quieter. Lots of street noise and TRAINS at midnight.”
KGDGplusFive, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“did not sleep there - just enjoyed the lobby and bar”
paisleyschoolhouse, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check the amenities before booking the room.”
dianad762, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“great view of the city, quiet until the train went through the city at 2am nothing to do with the hotel”
P6667TFlarrym, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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