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Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Hotel has great location for Busch Gardens but doesn't care about customer service. We were told we could check in at 4. Finally, at 4:15 we were given a room and when we arrived at the room, the maid was there and said the room had been ready for over an hour. There was loud noise at the pool both...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are very sorry you were disappointed in your stay with us. This is most definitely not a typical experience of one of our guests. I would very much like to discuss this with you, if you could contact me at 813-936-8200 I would appreciate it. Thank you again and I look forward to...

Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights ago as a 1 night stopover while visiting busch gardens. ... location is perfect as less than a mile away. Check in easy and efficient and the room was a good size and clean. With 2 kids in tow and a check in at 10pm we didn't spend much time here but worth noting only 3...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are deeply sorry that all aspects of your stay were not outstanding. We work very hard to ensure all of our guests have a great stay and feedback like yours helps us to improve. Thank you again and we sincerely hope you will keep us in mind the next time your...

Orlando
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Room temp cool when we entered. It was clean as was the bathroom. Mini fridge & microwave did not smell nor did it have any crumbs or messes from previous guests (nice surprise). Walking distance to lots of restaurants. Located on busy road. Police station was close.

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for review! We are so glad we met your expectations and that you had a great stay while in Tampa! We hope we will be your hotel of choice for your next trip to Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived too really for check in. The check in time its at 4pm however we got there at 11am. Tori and her supervisor where at the front desk, great personal. They offer a free service shuttle to take us to Busch Gardens. So we did because the room wasnt ready. Anyways.... The hotel is very clean, we have a...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your very informative review. We are so glad you had a great stay and look forward to your next visit with us! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Busch Gardens from June 26- July 1. This was a family vacation with our 3 kids. 11, 10 and 3. Everything was great! The room was plenty big enough for the 5 of us. All staff were pleasant and helpful. The breakfast daily was great! Healthy options as well! And the...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad to have contributed to your fantastic vacation! Maureen is thrilled to have been of service and we all hope you get the chance to visit with us sooner! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Mississippi
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

She was very helpful from our arrival on June 20, 2016 until departure on Friday June 24, 2016. She made sure that accommodations were satisfactory!!! The atmosphere was very welcoming and always greeted with a warm smile! All staff was very helpful and I will be staying again!! Thanks Tori for making our week great!!! 😀👍🏽 Good job!!

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review! We are so glad you had a wonderful 4 nights with us here in Tampa! Tori is thrilled to have been of service and we sincerely hope you get a chance to stay with us again very soon! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Chiefland, Florida
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The front desk guy was nice when we checked in and the place looked clean and inviting. The desk clerk made sure to tell us that they would not be responsible for any damages or lost belongings..... Kinda weird right?? We were in room 403 and had to park in the BACK of the motel. There was 1 street light...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we are deeply sorry you had a disappointing stay with us. We have honestly never had a car break in at our hotel, nor anything similar happen. We do have 8 street lights and three building lights located in our rear parking lot, as well as two cameras as part of our security system....

atlanta
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Maybe you expect average with Holiday Inn...this particular one is only a block from Busch Gardens and is actually excellent. Well maintained, rooms excellent, overall a very good hotel...however, what distinguishes them is the "can do" attitude of the staff. Everyone is attentive and helpful. Includes front desk (no one better than Adiva Tucker) and all the van delivery drivers...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your outstanding review! We are happy to have been of service and hope you will stay with us again the next time you are in Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

West Palm Beach, FL
Reviewed 1 June 2016

If you're going to visit Busch Gardens - there's a lot going for this property: - Shuttle service saves you $18/day parking for the price of tipping the driver(s) - Breakfast with hot foods was also well tended. - Free parking, and inside hallway entrances - Free wifi - although our 2nd floor room had lots of spots with no...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review! We are so glad our hotel was able to ensure you had a pleasant and convenient stay! We look forward to your next visit with us here in Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect location if you're visiting Busch Gardens. Hotel is new and clean. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Free hot breakfast & WiFi with stay. Room gets cold and the water is hot with good pressure.

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Thank you for your great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you can stay with us again very soon! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Brand New Holiday Inn Express & Suites is adjacent to Busch Gardens / Adventure Island and is the closest hotel to the University of South Florida and University Community Health Hospital. Enjoy a comfortable stay at the new Holiday Inn in Tampa, a preferred hotel of Busch Gardens, located within walking distance of the hotel. Your family will love staying at our Florida Green Lodging designated hotel in Tampa. We're located just off I-275, directly across the street from Busch Gardens and just a mile away from USF and University Community Health Hospital. Located in the heart of Tampa, we are in close proximity to several other local attractions, including Lowry Park Zoo, Port of Tampa, Florida Aquarium, and the Museum of Science and Industry. Business travelers will appreciate the amenities and services provided at our hotel too! Our Green Lodging hotel is in close proximity to many area businesses, such as Syniverse, Verizon Information Technologies, USAA and the Anheuser-Busch and the Yuengling Breweries. In addition, we provide meeting space that can accommodate up to 60 people with free wireless Internet access. While staying at our tropically landscaped Tampa hotel, you can enjoy our premium amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary, hot breakfast bar. Book your reservations now to take advantage of our great Tampa, FL hotel room deals and rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

Address: 2807 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-8729
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $125 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express Tampa
Holiday Inn Tampa
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#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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“higher floors offer park view”
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“ask for a room up high and enjoy the view on the rollercoasters :)”
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