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Location was great. It could be a lot cleaner.

Booked and paid for a river side room, but they put us in street view room. A lot of noise, couldn't sleep for 2 nights.

Could not get anyone to come to the front counter to check us in. We waited about 10 minutes at the desk. Then front desk attendant showed up and never put on a mask.

Location

Great modern hotel with a great staff!

Overall we enjoyed our stay. The only negative thing is I found the size of the room a bit small but we overlooked that. I did however have an issue with never having our room cleaned, and having to ask for towels and toilet paper twice. The staff was great, the location was convenient and I really enjoyed the pool area.

Great property

Location....

Greetings every time you enter. Knowledgeable and very nice. I enjoyed my stay

Beautiful view of the bay and the river walk. Staff was friendly and helpful. Especially Ron the bartender!

Great location. Most is the staff was nice but a few of them were terrible.

The hotel was clean and beautifully decorated. This resulted in a nice ambiance.

This was the most unpleasant experience in a hotel for me. The only good experience in the Aloft Tampa were the valet staff. Bed is very uncomfortable, air conditioning in the room was not working. VERY SMALL SPACE. I have to get mad for them to help me with it. Complementary coffee was awful, only 1 bottle of water, staff at the front desk not friendly. I can be continuing, but I have no time to list all the downside of this MEDIOCRE hotel. I was in a Marriot at Hutchinson Island two weeks ago and there is nothing compare don’t even close, If anyone is reading this review thinks twice before reserve this hotel because with the price you are paying for this you can have better option next door in the Sheraton.

I was not a fan of the fact that you could not get room service or have anything ordered from the bar brought up to the room.

2 queen bed river view was not the same room pictured on website. The window in was about a 1/4 of the size advertises and strangely placed all the way to one side of the wall. We paid extra for a river view and the window was so small and awkwardly placed that the only way to see the river was to be standing right in front of the window. i went down to discuss with the front desk and showed them what was pictured on their website as the queen riverview room and I was told that the room pictured was the suite. I asked if we could be switched to a room with a bigger window and they said no. They did not offer anything not even an apology for clearly false advertising. I went back to my room to tell my friend that we apparently weren't given the wrong room. Once in the room i noticed a moldy smell and the ac did not seem to be working properly. Called down advised the girl at desk of issues and she immediately said "well you will be getting the same room juat on a dloor above or below" as if i made up issues to try and get a room with a bigger window or something. I said that is fine. New keys were sent up and no issues with the new room other than the same crappy small window. Valet is required and costs $24 / day, definately over priced for area. On the positive note the bartender was nice and attentive. The food was just ok.

W Kennedy Blvd Tampa FL

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Tampa Riverwalk and Tampa Convention Center
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool

Located in Downtown Tampa, Aloft Tampa Downtown is adjacent to Tampa Riverwalk and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Tampa Convention Center. This 130-room, 3-star hotel has a bar/lounge along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is served for a fee on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. At the end of the day, the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink.


Rooms

42-inch LCD TVs are available for entertainment, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers and designer toiletries. Coffee makers, free local calls, and safes are also standard.


Property features

Built in 2014, the brand new Aloft Tampa Downtown offers an outdoor pool, a gym, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is offered for USD 30.00 per night. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with securing valuables and luggage storage. If you like to take your furry friend along on your adventures, this pet-friendly property offers food and water bowls. Additional amenities include conference space, a business center, and a microwave in a common area.

Room options

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, City View

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, River View

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Aloft Tampa Downtown

Everyone (18) Couples (3) Family (8)
4
Partner Couples

Location was great. It could be a lot cleaner.

By on Jun 16, 2022

2
Family

Booked and paid for a river side room, but they put us in street view room. A lot of noise, couldn't sleep for 2 nights.

By on May 16, 2022

Review comment responded on May 20, 2022

Dear Hasan, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your recent stay. I am very disappointed to hear about the challenges you encountered during your time with us. We strive to provide all our guests with a 5-star unforgettable experience, and I apologize that we seemed to have failed that objective during your stay. We are continually looking to improve our guest experience and take your feedback very seriously. I have shared your concerns with the team, and we are working diligently to address these issues. It is my sincere hope that you will still consider allowing us to serve you on your future visits to Tampa so we may show you a true Aloft experience.

2
Family

Could not get anyone to come to the front counter to check us in. We waited about 10 minutes at the desk. Then front desk attendant showed up and never put on a mask.

By on Dec 26, 2021

Review comment responded on Feb 7, 2022

Dear Jon, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your recent stay. I am very disappointed to hear about the challenges you encountered during your time with us. We strive to provide all our guests with a 5-star unforgettable experience, and I apologize that we seemed to have failed that objective during your stay. We are continually looking to improve our guest experience and take your feedback very seriously. I have shared your concerns with the team, and we are working diligently to address these issues. It is my sincere hope that you will still consider allowing us to serve you on your future visits to Tampa so we may show you a true Aloft experience.

4
Everyone

By on Oct 18, 2021

5
Family with small children

Location

By on Jul 30, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 13, 2021

Dear Guest, The team and I are so appreciative of your rating and we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to welcome you back for another great stay soon!

5
Partner Couples

Great modern hotel with a great staff!

By on Jul 22, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 13, 2021

Dear Guest, The team and I are so appreciative that you took the time to share your kind words regarding your recent stay with us at aloft Tampa Downtown. We strive to provide all our guests with an unforgettable experience, and I am delighted to have accomplished that objective during your stay. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to welcome you back for another great stay soon!

4
Family

Overall we enjoyed our stay. The only negative thing is I found the size of the room a bit small but we overlooked that. I did however have an issue with never having our room cleaned, and having to ask for towels and toilet paper twice. The staff was great, the location was convenient and I really enjoyed the pool area.

By on Jul 8, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 13, 2021

Dear Guest, The team and I are so appreciative of your rating, and we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to welcome you back for another great stay soon!

5
Family

Great property

By on May 18, 2021

Review comment responded on May 25, 2021

On behalf of the entire hotel team, we want to thank you for sharing your most memorable experiences with us during your recent stay at the Aloft Tampa Downtown. It is always encouraging to hear positive feedback, particularly when it comes from those who matter the most – you! By taking pride in putting people first, we are not only executing the mission of our founders but exceeding the expectations of our valued guests. Please note your feedback has been shared with the hotel team as a critical way of understanding how we can continue to deliver great experiences. Once again, we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We also recognize these are unusual times and we thank you for choosing to stay with us.

2
Business Business

Location....

By on May 10, 2021

5
Family

Greetings every time you enter. Knowledgeable and very nice. I enjoyed my stay

By on Mar 28, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 24, 2021

On behalf of the entire hotel team, we want to thank you for sharing your most memorable experiences with us during your recent stay at the Aloft Tampa Downtown. It is always encouraging to hear positive feedback, particularly when it comes from those who matter the most – you! By taking pride in putting people first, we are not only executing the mission of our founders but exceeding the expectations of our valued guests. Please note your feedback has been shared with the hotel team as a critical way of understanding how we can continue to deliver great experiences. Once again, we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We also recognize these are unusual times and we thank you for choosing to stay with us.

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