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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My family checked in at this hotel at 9pm on Thursday night sept 8th - we were awaken at 4am by the Tampa police knocking on the hotel door telling us that our windows had been broken in our truck 2015 Ford F-150 - thieves broke into our truck and 5 other cars - windows busted out all belongings stolen...

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

While we can understand how frustrating situations like this can be, I would like to take this opportunity to correct some inconsistencies in this statement. While car break in's are not common in our area by any means, it seems like one person took in upon themselves to be mischievous on this particular night, and there were only two vehicles...

Davenport, Florida
Reviewed 10 September 2016

we saved our selves from the nightmare next door, travel lodge what a dump, thankfully heaven was next door and we all saved ourselves from filth and sickness, who know what we all would of got if we stayed there. this place is heaven nice comfortable beds and good b-fast

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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 you found our hotel and were able to have a comfortable and clean stay! We hope you will keep us in mind the next time you are in Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Switzerland
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The room was clean, the staff very friendly (they gave us a lot of advices and information about attractions). The bush-gardens park is 15min walk away The breakfast is a bit minimalistic but ok. It has toast, waffel and some yoghurts. Near the hotel are a lot of good places to eat.

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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 great review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and had a great stay! We hope during your next visit you will check our our other breakfast items, like our famous cinnamon rolls, biscuits and gravy and our fluffy pancakes! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Virginia
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I would rate this a 2 1/2 if I could. My family and I stayed her for two nights to go to Busch Gardens Tampa. The only thing this hotel has going for it is it's location to the park. When we first arrived, I had mixed feelings. It seemed kind of clean, kind of dirty. The bathroom was clean....

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

Thank you for providing us with feedback. I am deeply sorry about the issues you experienced during your visit with us, this is most definitely not the norm at our hotel. I would love to discuss this with you further so that I may get more information. Please feel free to contact me at 813-936-8200. Thank you again and I...

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed on the night of our arrival it's only 20 mins from Tampa int airport . Beds really comfortable. Good blackout curtains. Fridge. coffee machine. Breakfast included with hot food too. Free Shuttle to busch gardens takes 5 minutes. Then call hotel to be collected. Runs from 9.30 to 6.30. Hotel also has pool.

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

Thank you so much for providing us with a review of your visit with us! We are so glad you had a great stay with us in Tampa! We hope you can stay with us again the next time you are in our area! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Rockledge, Florida
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed two nights here for a Busch Gardens trip. Overall our stay was fine and the room was spacious. My only complaint would be with housekeeping. Our room needed a good cleaning and some maintenance done - there were cracked tiles in the bathroom, missing baseboards in the entrance, stains on the walls and just didn't seem very well...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our hotel. I am deeply sorry about the housekeeping issues you experienced during your visit and would love to discuss this with you further. Could you possibly contact me at 813-936-8200 so that I may get some more information from you? Thank you again and I look forward to...

White House, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights while in town visiting local attractions. The hotel was convienant to Busch Gardens and taking the free shuttle saved us the hassle by not having to drive and park there. The breakfast was great however the dining room was too small to accommodate guests. The staff was very welcoming every time I passed one...

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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 very glad you enjoyed our shuttle and our team. Please rest assured our pool is cleaned daily by a Certified Pool Operator, as well as a chemical monitoring system. We are in our rainy season which can blow leaves etc into the water, but we are always quick to get...

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...

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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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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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 Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $173 - $281 (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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Holiday Inn Tampa
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#14 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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