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Econo Lodge Busch Gardens

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This place is so nasty don't go outside at night very dangerous area no food worth going to other than an Olive Garden which is a bad version of one mold on the walls food area is Gross overall don't stay here the outside is in desperate need of paint the outside is covered in garbage

Thank Christopher L
Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Great location for Busch Gardens, that's about it! The carpets were filthy, the lock on our patio door had been smashed off, and replaced with a metal hook. The bedding was torn, we have two children, and my 11 year old daughter cut and bruised her leg twice on both beds on a metal bar that was protruding from underneath....

2Thank pmchale351
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Poor neighborhood and the room was filthy. Prices were cheap and I can see why. Visible mold on the floor near the refrigerator and hair and old toilet paper on the bathroom floor and in the tub. Pool was cold and could use skimming. Think we will skip the free breakfast.

Thank Diane E
Ringwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here because of how close it was too Busch gardens. Literally within walking distance. Lots of food options near by. However that's where the positive ends. This was literally the most disgusting place I've stayed. We had a room that has tons of pizza place advertisements crammed under the door some of them were from October making me think...

Thank jaclyn285
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Pulled up with my gf and honestly thought this was meth trap house headquarters. Looked more like a motel than anything. Went inside to check in and was turned off right away. The lobby furniture looked like it was pulled off the side of the street. The hallway was something out of a horror movie with peeled paint, stains in...

1Thank Kyle O
Daytona Beach, FL
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Registration was like being booked at the county jail. My room had a broken door lock- looked like it had been smashed with a hammer. The hand towel had fresh bright red stains- turned out so you could see them. The toilet wall had suspicious brown stains. The interior lighting was dim and sputtering- not enough light to read a...

Thank Daytonabeachguy
Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by some of the reviews. This place is a dump I was almost ate alive by this bug infested landfill. I would hope someday that someone from Quality Inn corporate office stays here. I will gamble to say they will pull their franchise.

Thank goneracin18
Riverview, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We booked here using points from choice hotels. Dirty dirty dirty. Don't touch the walls or take off your shoes. Slept in my clothes. Do not book here. So glad it's only one night. Look at the dirty pictures.

2Thank lkane00
Salina, Utah
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Although this hotel has a great location, it is very run down and a little scary. I would never want a single female to stay here alone. The parking lot is in need of a facelift if nothing more than for a first impression. There are about 1,000 cigarette butts outside each room, you can see them from your car...

Thank Becky T
Mount Forest, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Very friendly staff was unable to honour coupon but gave us a better rate for 2 nights. We asked to see the room after our last experience and they quickly accommodated. House cleaning staff friendly, great breakfast.

Thank KimG1961

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Econo Lodge, a Tampa hotel near Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa Florida. The Econo Lodge is ideally located within walking distance of the entrance to Busch Gardens Africa amusement park. This Tampa, FL hotel is minutes from the Florida Aquarium, the Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI), Florida State Fairgrounds, Florida Hospital, the Raymond James Stadium, the University of South Florida and the Ybor City historic district. Several beautiful beaches are about 30 minutes from the hotel. Many shopping opportunities are also close by. Visitors will enjoy recreational activities like jet skiing, parasailing, golfing, sport fishing, scuba diving and boating. A variety of restaurants, cocktail lounges and entertainment venues are located in the surrounding area. In addition, the Tampa area offers some of the best seafood under the sun. Hotel amenities and features include:•Free continental breakfast•Free wireless high-speed Internet access•Free local calls•Free coffee. After an exciting day of sightseeing, guests of this Tampa, FL hotel will enjoy relaxing in the outdoor pool. All guest rooms have hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and cable television. Some rooms come equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, sofa sleepers and balconies. Laundry facilities are located on the property for added guest convenience.The perfect location, affordable accommodations and friendly customer service make the Quality Inn hotel the perfect place to stay for business and leisure travelers. We look forward to serving you when visiting the Tampa area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Busch Gardens

Address: 4139 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617 (Formerly Quality Inn Busch Gardens)
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $95 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Econo Lodge Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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“No Elevators, ask for ground floor”
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“this hotel should charge less”
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“Don't stay here.”
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