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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center

Tampa, FL, FL
Services: Venues | Catering | Login to save vendor
(813) 769-8326

About Us

The NEWLY RENOVATED Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center is a vibrant downtown hotel wedding venue in Tampa, Florida. With experienced wedding planners, innovative cuisine, and unparalleled service, Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center is dedicated to making your special day a meaningful and utterly unforgettable experience.

Facilities and Capacity
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center features three main event spaces: the Bayside Ballroom, the Skyway Ballroom, and the Gandy Ballroom. With high ceilings and a modern color scheme, the newly renovated Bayside Ballroom offers well over 3,500 square feet of space and can comfortably seat up to 200 people. At 2,500 square feet, the Skyway Meeting Room is able to accommodate up to 200 seated guests for ceremony. Best suited for intimate weddings, the Gandy Ballroom is over 2,000 square feet in size and can accommodate up to 80 people. This ballroom features natural light and overlooks Harbor Island. All three spaces can be divided into two or three spaces for unique wedding design opportunities.

Services Offered
An experienced wedding specialist is assigned to you upon booking Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center. Your specialist handles every venue-related detail and provides advice regarding the planning and vendor selection process. Throughout your wedding, an on-site A/V team is available to ensure your event runs smoothly. LCD projectors, a variety of screens, and DVD or VCR players can be rented upon request. Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center is valet only. Depending on your selected package, your wedding guests may enjoy a discounted valet rate. All packages include the cost of tables, chairs, glassware, flatware, china, linens, candle-lit centerpieces, and a dance floor. A bridal suite and a bridal refresher room for you and your bridal party can also provided.

The executive chef and culinary team can craft a unique wedding menu inspired by your tastes and preferences. Menus can feature gluten-free, lactose-free, kosher, nut-free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian options. Both buffet and plated packages are available. A complimentary tasting for the engaged couple and two additional guests is included in every package. Cocktail packages generally include four hours of open bar service, hors d’oeuvres, and a cheese display. Couples must secure an outside cake vendor, but the culinary team is happy to provide cake cutting service at no extra cost.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center features 360 two-room suites. Your overnight guests can enjoy the hotel’s fitness center, pool, on-site restaurant, and complimentary made-to-order breakfast. The hotel is surrounded by lush greenery.

This venue is connected to the convention center via skybridge and is next door to the Amalie Arena. A variety of attractions, including the Florida Aquarium, the Sparkman Wharf, and the Tampa Riverwalk, are also close by.

Ginny S.

5 out of 5
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  • Plenty of things to do in Downtown! Suites are great for folks getting ready for a wedding- and the full breakfast is a great addition!

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you so much for the 5 star review, Ginny! We are so happy that Victoria & Saleh chose our property to host their special day! :) Warm Regards, Samantha Mann

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