Toll-Free Number: (800) 282-7016
Room Reservations: (800) 937-0010
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Rooms: 204 Price Range: $209-$369
Suites: 46 Price Range: $359-$459
Restaurants: 2 (1 open 24 hours) Liquor: Yes Valet: $20
Buffets: L- $20/$27 (Sunday)
D- $27/$45 (Friday)/$40 (Saturday)
Casino Size: 90,000 Square Feet
Games Offered: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Three Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride, Poker, Spanish 21, Pai Gow, Casino War, Poker
Overnight RV Parking: Call ahead
Special Features: Food court. Health club. $5 off buffet for players club members.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - TampaHot
Toll-Free Number: (800) 282-7016
If you like to LOSE YOUR MONEY, by all means enjoy the cruel trip to this rip-off casino. Save your money and go to a south Florida casino where there are an assortment of casinos. The only payouts here at Tampa are the ATM machines. If you spend a thousand dollars you will be reward with a 10 dollar free play at Tampa. They really appreciate your patronage. Do not chase your losings, you will only lose more. They are counting on YOU to keep losing at Tampa.
Slots here are bad
I am a local and will not step foot in this place ever again. You are in and out in a matter of minutes. I now take trips to Biloxi and South Florida and you get your moneys worth. My last visit I lost 1,600 playing 2 cent slots with not one bonus that paid more than my bet. I lost it in about an hour. I stormed out of there saying never again, and stuck to it. I know a lot of people who also say they are never again and that the payouts got worse. I don't know how you can get worse.
I forgot to mention how the new configuration of the casino areas is terrible. They moved "Rise" to where "Gray Salt" used to be. That blocked the old entrance to that "Winners Circle" side casino which has now become the largest non-smoking casino I've ever seen. Lots of hallways that lead to nowhere. I guess there saving space for the roulette and craps tables that were supposed to have by now. I guess the Florida legislature wanted more bribe money and the casino said no.
Wife took me to casino for Father's Day. Machines tight as ever. 250 consecutive spins on the new Monty Python machine and no bonus. We decided to go upstairs to eat at the buffet, what a surprise $49.00 per person. $90.00 for lunch. This place, and every time I go I say it, sucks. Will go next week and pick up my "free" $10.00 umbrella and come home.
Worst payouts I have seen in 30 years
Drove my Grandfather to Lutz for two days to visit relatives. He gambles daily in South Florida. I usually join him once a weekend. Our favorite is the Hard Rock in Hollywood. We went first Friday night to Tampa Hard Rock. Parking was a nightmare and the place was so crowded, rude people pushing you, hard to get on a slot. We went upstairs to the new area and there were slots open. Long story short, I lost a grand, and my Grandfather lost 2 grand in under an hour. Multiple 10 dollar bet bonus' on lightening links with highest bonus win 22 bucks on a 10 dollar bet. YES on Lightening links. We left both depressed because we have never lost in South Florida like that ever. Went back Saturday afternoon hoping we just had a terrible Friday night. Same thing. Place was packed, hard to park, rude people bumping in to you, standing/blocking walkways, not many slots open. I dumped 800 bucks in a buffalo machine betting 4.00. 2 bonus' for 11.50 and 18 bucks. Highest win was 32. I had 200 bucks left and went to buffalo gold. Bet 3.20 and went to 0 in like 4 minutes. I called my Grandfather and he says I'm already in the car. Lost a total of 5 grand between the both of us in about 2 hour time. I just finished reading all the reviews on here and I wish I read this before I went. Place is evil.
Negative 50% slot payouts
No way to win
I'll cut to the chase. Hard rock Tampa does not pay out. You should only go if you are ok with losing money in exchange for some smoke filled cheap entertainment. I have been 4 times over last 6 months. The last 2 times, I played $6.50 slots. 4 of 5 bonus plays gave me $34 each. The last bonus was better at $250. But that took me thousands to get. So if you go, don't expect anything but to be poorer when you leave.
A few quick facts. This place manipulates their slots unlike any other seminole casino in Florida. Their inside motto is, "Bring them here then take their money before they leave", as said on live TV by a Tampa Hard Rock Casino advocate. They have a deal with trip advisor to not post any negative comments or reviews. I've tested it, and was also told by a silicon valley buddy of mine. All their 5 star reviews are by paid marketers or employees of the Tampa Hard Rock. Pretty sad. They don't use manufactures chips in their slots. I was told by "a few" people that their payout percentage is below 50%. See someone get a nice win? That wasn't luck. They have state of the art facial recognition software, and know exactly who is going to win something even when there are thousands of people playing. 99% of the slots on the slot floor will take everything you put into a machine, only paying back less than your bet amount.
Do not play slots here
I just finished reading all the reviews. I don't usually comment, but feel the need too. Slot payouts here are bad. I could use a few hundred other adjectives than bad, but will keep it clean. Wife and I went for about 10 years. Started 5 days a week, now we will both never set foot in here again. You won't win on the slots. They are that bad. We both walk in with anywhere from 500 to a grand each every trip, neither of us have left with money since 2008. 100 dollars will last you 5 minutes, a grand will last you 30. We now take trips elsewhere, and both of us have once again experienced what it's like to actually get a win. People talk about their payout percentages. For us, it has been about 1% honestly without exaggerating. I don't know what they use for payouts, but it isn't a manufacturers chip. If it is, the chip has to be below 50%. Last visit there, I rage quit leaving 30 bucks in the machine, and haven't been back since. No desire to go back there, because I already know what the outcome will be, which is doing the "walk of shame" (Leaving pissed and broke).
Alot of fun
I do not go to the casino to win money. I like playing the slots and consider it reasonable entertainment at most casinos. The Tampa Hard rock is a joke. It costs an average of 300-500 per hour to play an average of 2.00 a spin. They used to give special attention to Elite players. Now they are only concerned with x-card players. No freebies here.
Horrible casino and horrible people
Picked up my free t-shirt, on my way out stopped at "Walking Dead" machine, after 50 spins, I win bonus of 12 spins. I won 42 cents on 12 spins. Same Old Shit.
Been 7 times in the 6 months won 3 times lost 4 times 2 trips were over 10 hours of fun - you got to know when to stop playing or go to a smaller domination machine if your not hitting anything
Putting lipstick on a pig !!
Improvements can't hide the fact that anyone in Tampa that is local hates this shit box of a casino..
10 bucks to park
Pay for liquor no free drinks unless you are in the high limit rooms
ATM machines are a ripoff too
High rates to get cash
Slots are the tightest on the planet
You can't win here period !
I don't know how they manage to make even table games impossible to win !!! Why ??
CONTINIOUS SHUFFLERS PROGRAMMED TO RIP YOU OFF. DON'T PLAY A SINGLE ONE OF YOU WILL LOSE.
this is the shittiest casino I've ever been in ...
Before hard rock put their hands on this place it was fun ! Now don't go here. I've warned you
After hard rock spends all this money on renovations it will still be a turd of a casino.
Everyone on here is right, slots are tight as hell. When 200 bucks can't even last you more than 5 minutes on a machine, that's pretty bad. When 20 different machines do the same thing, that's worse. Over 4 days really sucks. Place sucks. Literally.
seminal hard rock casino tampa fl.
I have gambled there over 40 times and averaged about 350.00 per visit in losses. I only get 15 to 20 dollars in free play.
they charge 10 dollars to park. they are crooks and I won't be going there again would recommend finding a different casino.
Tribe must be smoking something
Greediest casino in the us. You have to be crazy to go there!
Very, very, tight machines
I spent a lot of time here the past year being new to Tampa. Payouts here suck. Literally. 90% of the slots are dead, meaning 0% payback. If you are lucky, you will get on a "hot slot" that will pay back, but take you to 0. I went in with a grand a few times and left 30 minutes later. The only thing you get out of Elite status is free parking. 15$ free play twice a month while losing thousands is just wrong. Stingy, stingy, stingy. Not one hand pay, never saw a hand pay here. Slots seemed to be programmed to not pay over a certain amount, so a jackpot here is equivalent to about 200$ after pumping a few hundred into a machine. Place is packed too. You would think while people are pumping millions into slots, they would pay a little back, but nope, never, ever.
gone way down hill
My sister lived in Tampa area over 30 years. She had been going there since it opened. Over the past five or six years, we have made it a sisters trip, four of us in all, sometimes all together or one, two or three of us. When the casino first opened, my sister said she won there all the time. Pretty good payouts. However, over the past few years, you cannot win. The payouts are few and far between and amount to nothing compared to what you've lost. Yes, I understand these are games of chance, but when you can truly see the change in times and amounts of payouts, they've changed the machines to not pay. We love to go, but know we are never going to win. We'd rather save up and go to Biloxi or Vegas. Even the casino boat pays more! The Gaming Commission should look into this. I know where the money is going, their pockets, and the fancy new parking that no one will use because so many people are tired of the meager to no winnings. Wise up, Hard Rock.
Same Old shit
Don't play slots here
Read all the other reviews and you all are 150% correct. Payouts at this place are atrocious. Hundreds of trips dropping a grand each time, and never won. Not once. Lost elite status not because I'm not there multiple times a week spending thousands on slots, but because not one machine will keep you playing at all. Wish all of Tampa would boycott this place. 100 bucks anywhere else, I could play for hours. 500 bucks here will get you about 20 minutes play time. Won't be returning here. Without elite I will have to pay 10 bucks to park. What a fucking joke. Times are hard these days, and people go support this place still. 2.2 billion profit last year. Wonder who is getting rich.
now since you are the only casino in the U.S.A that charges to park, I will no more be visiting your casino. I see you like to pray on the little people but you are making billions of dollars a year. It is called greed and that is what hard rock has become it is sad but we must take my business else wear. It was great knowing you hard rock peace .
You will not win
Just throwing my two cents in... This place sucks. The slots are so rigged against you, you will not win, ever, never, ever, ever... I say this with confidence since I had 100s of trips this year alone with my wife and lost over 30k. Neither of us have left with money, not once. It's insane. We take trips to South Florida once a month now and one of us always comes out ahead, like hand pay's, thousands ahead. There are no such things as "hot machines" at the Tampa Hard Rock. You pump hundreds, and in my case with a few machines thousands, and you will get no return. Maybe 1% and a 10 dollar win here and there. Bonus pay less than you bet. No matter what day you go, what time, what holiday, early, late, lunch, dinner, they do not up their payouts ever unlike every other casino. Go here at your own risk if you are a slot fanatic and do not go in with any credit or debit cards. The ATM's are the only machine to pay out at this establishment.
Nobody is happy with the Hard Rock anymore!
I have read all the reviews on here and agree with everyone 100%! This casino sucks on so many levels!! I have been going since they first opened their doors. I am a platinum member but only due to losing, losing, losing on their slots because they are so tight and hardly ever payout. You put in $100 within 10 minutes you have lost all your money - it happens over and over! I am sad because I love gambling and have money to spend but it is no fun when you never win. Also the drink service is terrible and now you have to pay for parking? Are they kidding? So greedy - I am done with them!
DONT GIVE THEM ANYMORE
What a joke my once favorite place has become. For over 20 years I have come here. Since it was a dirt hole bingo hall. I have always been an elite player. You would think after 20 years of helping contribute to building this place, someone would at least know your name. Your VIP status is just a number in their payroll. Otherwise you are a nobody. After reading all of these horrible reviews I'm not sure if it's more comforting to know that I'm not the only one that has lost so much through the years. No one wins a damn thing anymore. NOTHING. I drop 500 walking in the door. Within 30 min you find yourself back at the ATM. Hoping to maybe recoup SOMETHING. YES!! I hit a bonus of 50 spins....and its 10 dollars. WTF is going on here. The fun is completely gone. If you hear anyone screaming it's not because they won. They probably fell out of their chair from holding their breath so long just to hit a bonus round. This is how you treat your regular customers that have built this place. The once fun atmosphere has turned into everyone leaving Pissed off and angry. And how can you keep any VIP status when you can't build any points to keep it. This will be the 1st time I will lose my VIP and now u want to charge me to park after I leave. Like you haven't drained me enough while I was here. If you like pushing buttons, you may find more enjoyment pushing you car alarm button, at least it makes some kind noise. Because you hear no bells going off here. I don't mind losing. I'm not trying to hit it big. I go to have fun. I have met many of friends through the years here, who have also spent tons of money, and I don't even see them anymore, The JOY IS COMPLETELY GONE !!!! You can keep your $10 bonus plays. You can keep your nasty coffee and sodas.. I'm done with this shithole. Another loyal customer Gone!!!
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