Tampa Meeting Testimonials

Testimonials for Recent Meetings & Events at Saddlebrook Resort

From executive meetings to large conferences, Saddlebrook Resort has made a name for itself as one of Florida's premier event destinations. Our conference center offers over 95,000 square feet of flexible meeting and function space in addition to elegant accommodations and a wealth of onsite recreational and team building activities. However, you don't have to take our word for it. See what recent meeting planners are saying about Saddlebrook's outstanding meeting services and venues in Tampa.

Glowing Reviews for Saddlebrook

"Everyone at Saddlebrook Resort went way out of their way & took the extra steps to make sure everything was perfect, thank you! What was really special was that everyone always had a smile & were just a joy to work with. Also, Tony in your AV Department was fantastic! Every morning bright & early I could always count on Tony being there for us!"


“We had another great experience at your facility. The staff are just wonderful, and so easy to work with. Our staff love the setting and take advantage of all you have to offer.”

-Able Trust

“It’s truly been a pleasure and joy to work with the entire staff at Saddlebrook. Everyone has been incredible and have gone above and beyond to make sure we are taken care of.”

-Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

“It was an absolutely wonderful conference. Saddlebrook has an incredible staff and we thank you so much. Looking forward to returning!”

-Engineers Conference International

“Wanted to take a moment to thank you and your team for going over and above for our state meeting.  From when we checked in to when we departed every department executed at an extremely high level.  Any request or need was handled. Our experience was nothing short of FANTASTIC! Pat, your team really hit this out of the park!!! Everyone’s feedback from our team has so positive!”

-Coastal Wine and Spirits

"I cannot express enough how well it all went. Your support operations team is the best I have ever worked with in my 30 years of event management. It is like coming home when I bring a program there. The property, meeting and function space versatility are winners. It is great to see you have an eye to the future and are looking at even more ways to add to the value for corporate functions. I will continue to support and be a reference to you…because I believe in you…and I believe in the value of having events at Saddlebrook."

-STERIS Corporation

"Our overall experience was nothing short of great. Please thank all the staff at Saddlebrook. Many participants are still talking about the progressive dinner on the golf course. They were amazed."

-RBC Insurance

"I cannot begin to express my appreciation toward ALL of your staff for the outstanding job they did to make our recent Retreat a success! I had no concern whatsoever that there would be any issues and I was not disappointed. Everyone was very nice, helpful and professional. We had a lot of good feedback from attendees in regards to the meeting rooms, the accommodations, the food; everything was excellent!"

-USF Health

"Once again, our Saddlebrook Retreat was wonderful. Your staff was absolutely wonderful to work with and they made sure all of our needs were met. Make sure the same staff works with us next year. Thanks again for another successful retreat. Looking forward to next year."

-Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick

"From our first contact through the moment we left the room, every person was great. Every detail was taken care of; everything we asked for was addressed. This is one of the nicest experiences I have had in several years working on this event. Knowing you do events much larger than ours, I have to say, everyone at Saddlebrook treated our group as though we were the most important."

-Suncoast Utilities Contractors Association

"Overall a very enjoyable stay, successful first time event of an interactive dinner for over 200 people. Professional staff all around."

-Coastal Wine & Spirits of Florida

"I want to share with you what a wonderful experience it was for me and the ELA staff working with the people at Saddlebrook. I found everyone courteous, helpful and very willing to do whatever we needed to make the meeting a success."

-ELA Equipment Management Conference

"I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for making the LPG Commercial Meeting a huge success. The Saddlebrook team truly exemplifies the meaning of customer service."

-Thermo Fisher

"Thank you all for another wonderful meeting. Everyone once again raved about the service and the food and a big thanks to the chef for cooking the fish from our fishing trip. I have attached a picture of the lobster bake for your future use."

-Covanta Energy

"The feedback from the group has been excellent. Everyone enjoyed the accommodations, the resort facilities, and the wonderful food and service. From the sales process through the planning and the on-site operations, I enjoyed working with the staff. Thank you for your responsiveness and flexibility through the contracting process. Thank you for helping to pull the meeting together quickly and with a very short lead time. I appreciated your attention to detail and your accessibility both before and during the meeting. Thanks again, I look forward to working with you again on future events."


"I was very impressed by the service we received at Saddlebrook. You can tell that everyone loves their job and are committed to the customer. Fabulous job!"

-National City Mortgage

"Your resort provided the right combination of a relaxing atmosphere with a high degree of customer service and attention to detail to make our meeting a success. The effective team building activities, the President's Award Banquet, and the creative format of the General Session left our sales teams feeling highly motivated and ready to sell after our meeting." "This was truly a wonderful meeting experience and I would highly recommend your property for any future Cardinal Health events."

-Cardinal Health

"I do not know who to thank, but the food was wonderful! We go to a different resort every year, but never has the food been anywhere near this good. Absolutely amazing, you guys rock!"

-United States Professional Tennis Association, Inc.

Request more information about planning your next event at our conference center, or contact Saddlebrook's Conference Services Department directly at 813.907.4702.