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BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel

This is a 3 star hotel in Tampa
7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL, U.S.A.
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Great staff, clean rooms, near the beach, with great views from room balconies
  • Free Wi-Fi, parking and airport shuttle
  • Many guests praised the staff
  • Many guests were fond of the location
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many guests liked the view from their balconies
  • Many guests reported loud noise from a nearby restaurant
  • Some guests found their rooms had a bad odor
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Aug 27, 2013
The Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel, situated in Tampa, FL, is located 25 minutes away from Clearwater Beach by car. 

In this hotel, pets are not permitted. The hotel is 100% smoke free.

Each room includes free wired/wireless Internet, a balcony, air conditioning, blackout drapes, a phone, a TV, an ironing board with an iron, a clock radio, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and a desk. Upon request, guests can also get turn-down service and hypo-allergenic bedding. Daily housekeeping is provided.

In the Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel, free parking (one vehicle per room) is available. It should be noted that long-term (extended) parking is not free. Also available on site is an outdoor pool, fitness facilities, gift shops, a cafe, a poolside bar, a bar, a patio, and a deli. 

For the guest's needs, there is a computer station, room service, banquet facilities, audiovisual equipment, a safe at the front desk, a bellhop, a staff capable of speaking multiple languages, laundry facilities, wedding services, luggage storage, a meeting room, a paid cruise terminal shuttle, exhibit space, business services, 24-hour front desk, an ATM, a laundry service with dry cleaning available, a free airport shuttle, tour assistance, and a shopping center shuttle. Please contact the hotel directly for details about shuttles.

Dining is available on site for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Some places that guests staying at the Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel may want to visit include Westfield Citrus Park Mall, which is 14 minutes away by car, Busch Gardens, which is 27 minutes away by car, Lowry Park Zoo, which is 18 minutes away by car, and Tampa International Airport (TPA), which is 7 minutes away by car. (All transportation time estimates sourced from Google Maps)
The Good
The Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel got mostly positive reviews from those who stayed there, but there were still some reoccurring complaints and a significant number of guests who opposed popular opinions.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable, with only a few people complaining about the state of the rooms.

Many guests praised the staff, saying that their friendliness increased the quality of their stay.

Many guests were fond of the hotel's close proximity to the beach, the airport, and many different places to shop and eat. 

Many guests liked the view from their balconies, some of which overlook the beach.

The Bad
While there are many guests who can attest to the quality of the Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel, there were a significant number of guests who either had reoccurring complaints, or were dissatisfied with something many enjoyed.

Many guests complained that some of the nearby restaurants played loud music, which was easily heard from the balconies located in each room.

A few guests claimed that their rooms had a bad odor during their stay. guests rated this hotel 3.9 out of 5 and 87% of guests recommended it based on 1045 reviews. guests rated this hotel 3.8 out of 5 based on 1061 reviews. ranked this hotel #85 of 158 Tampa hotels, with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 based on 196 reviews.

Guest Reviews

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94.24 USD - 0.00 USD BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel
Out of 126 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 7.5 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 1
No. of guest comments: 1
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #5 out of 126 hotels in Tampa ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
we used best western bay harbor as a focal point for ten day
Verified Guest from Midland, MI US rated BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel 9 out of 10 on November 15, 2013


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BEST WESTERN Bay Harbor Hotel

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tour Desk
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Golf Course
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Private beach
  • Laundry service
  • Casino
  • Shops
  • Jet-Ski
  • Water Activities
  • Fishing
  • Volleyball
  • Photocopier
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Executive Floor
  • Luggage Storage
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Self Laundry

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Postal Code 33607
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00

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