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Guide To Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino

February 25, 2014 5:00 PM

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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has something for everyone. For gamblers, there’s slots, poker, baccarat, blackjack and more. If gambling’s not your thing, lounge at the pool, take in one of the many shows, visit the bars, taste elegant food or visit one of the many specialty shops it has to offer.
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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino
5223 N. Orient Road
Tampa, FL  33610
(866) 502-7529
www.seminolehardrocktampa.com

Gambling

Check out the many different types of card games such as poker, baccarat, Texas hold ‘em, three-card draw, pai gow and more all in a smoke-free poker room. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has 50 tables of poker available for play 24/7. Over 5,000 slot machines dot the casino, along with 118 table games. There are both smoking and non-smoking sections in the casino. And don’t forget the exclusive Seminole Players Club, where gamblers can play games and win prizes like cars, cash and even vacations.
Photo Credit: Geno Knight/CBS Tampa

Photo Credit: Geno Knight/CBS Tampa

Hotel

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel has 250 luxury rooms that have received the prestigious Four Diamond rating from the American Automobile Association for seven consecutive years. All of the rooms have flat screen TVs, high speed internet access and 24-hour room service. in addition, all beds have Egyptian cotton sheets and plush towels in all the bathrooms. Pet-friendly rooms are also available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Dining

Enjoy exemplary dining at one of the seven fine restaurants located at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The Rock ‘n’ Raw features noodle soup, sushi, dim sum and other traditional dishes. The Green Room serves breakfast all day and its kitchen stays open all night. The Hard Rock Cafe serves classic American food daily while live music plays onstage. Enjoy dry-aged prime beef and seafood at the Council Oak Steaks & Seafood Restaurant.  Taste the magnificent baked goods cooked in genuine hearth ovens at the Rise Kitchen & Bakery. The Fresh Harvest Restaurant has seven live-action kitchens that serve pizza, desserts and everything in between.

Bars and Lounges

Enjoy a night out and have a glass of wine or beer at one of the many bars or lounges scattered throughout the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The Hard Rock Cafe features live music, entertainment and gaming action, while also enjoying your favorite beverage. At the Council Oak Lounge, you can listen to live entertainment while relaxing with premium drinks and fine cigars. The Center Bar offers delicious cocktails and is situated in the middle of the casino so you don’t have to miss any of the gambling activities. The Lobby Bar is located, you guessed it, in the hotel’s lobby. It’s the perfect place to meet up after a day of gambling. Enjoy a slice of paradise at The Pool Bar and sip on a tropical drink while relaxing by the pool.
ExtrasThe Native American arts and crafts store, The Rainmaker, sells baskets, jewelry, crafts and more. The Hard Rock store sells official Hard Rock merchandise like calendars, head gear, glasses and more. The Rock Shop also sells official Hard Rock merchandise. The Body Rock Spa has a world-class fitness center where guests can get a facial, a massage, a pedicure or steam treatments. Council Oaks Steaks & Seafood has their own butcher shop where locals can buy and take home their aged beef for home cooking.

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Katherine Bostick is a freelance writer covering all things Tampa Bay. Her work can be found on Examiner.com. -

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