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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went on business and this place is OK. You won't be raving about it but it's OK. It has the potential to be very noisy because the walls are paper thin but it is OK as long as everyone cooperates. I could hear everything from all sides but by 11pm it was "lights out". In the morning, I purposely...

Thank alexnyc2
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was nice and big. Breakfast was good, nothing fantastic. We were only there one night and it was pleasant enough. I did have to ask the front desk to have the kitchen staff replenish items on the buffet. They advertise as having all this fruit. However, there were only a few bananas that ran out very quickly.

Thank anugalFlorida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff was great, the hotel was clean, the breakfast was decent. The room was fine but the noise from the hallway and the location are concerns. I just spent two nights there, my first night a group came in around 2 a.m. they were not super loud but even normal speech from the hallway carried into my room. Needless...

Thank Terry M
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at La Quinta Tampa USF. I am very sorry to hear that you didn't get a restful night's sleep. We do patrol our hallways regularly, and if we receive a report of any noise disturbance we will dispatch and employee right away to take care of it....

Lake Worth, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and the staff is very nice. Close and convenient to Busch Gardens. The breakfast was OK. I don't eat carbs, so it was difficult for me to sit and watch everyone else eat, when I couldn't eat anything but a boiled egg.

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Rockledge, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at many La Quinta Inns in several states. This Inn is the best. I can only wish all the La Quinta Inns were the same. Great personnel handling the constant flow of customers as the come and go.. (Having cancer and making many trips Moffitt Cancer Center and this La Quinta is only about 8 tents of...

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1Thank Thurston V
Orlando, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located across the street from the University of South Florida campus and less than a mile from Busch Gardens. Facility is clean and moderately priced. Exercise room is a nice plus. As with all LaQuintas, pets are welcome.

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1Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the king room with a sofa sleeper. The room was two regular rooms with the door in between opened. It had two tvs and two bathrooms. The bed was soft but not too bouncy. The room was clean. Breakfast was decent with waffles, cereal, yogurt, bagels, coffee and juice. The staff was friendly. Rates were decent.

Thank Catrina S
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mom passed and brother thought he would give me a quiet couple days away prior to holiday..Unfortunately the room was not quiet! The air-conditioning system is old and keep making noise when running. Thank goodness I was able to move to another room. The breakfast was subpar and just enough offered to say they offer breakfast. Would recommend they move...

Thank Elaine W
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We would like to apologize for the less than satisfactory experience you received. I have shared your comments with my maintenance staff to ensure that our thermostats are correctly set in the guest rooms. I also plan to consider the possible options for moving the coffee makers and review any new possible breakfast options that...

Deltona, United States
Reviewed 13 December 2016

was totally pleased in every aspect. Best LaQuinta yet. Easy access, great location, could use a little more grass area for furry friends. Quiet, clean friendly and priced right. Breakfast was good and plentiful, dining area clean and well attended.

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

thomaspA9324HK, Thanks for brightening our day with your kind comments. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also happy that your furry friends came along for the trip at La Quinta Inns & Suites®, your pets are always welcome. thomaspA9324HK thanks again for your review and we hope to see you again real soon. AGarcia

Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Probably the worst maintained LaQuinta I have ever seen. The staff were as professional and kind as you will find anywhere, but are sattled with a building which (according to employees) LaQuinta is trying to decide whether to demolish and rebuild or completely gut and refurbish. Trim work falling apart in many places... crack in our shower wall let water...

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your stay with us. I would like to apologize for the less than satisfactory state of your room. Since your visit I have focused my maintenance team on repairing damaged trim and inspecting all shower surfaces. We hope that this experience wont keep you from trying us again. If you would like to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The beautiful La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is newly renovated and located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's). ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

Address: 3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $156 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
La Quinta Inn And Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens)
La Quinta Inn & Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens) Hotel Tampa
La Quinta Tampa
Tampa La Quinta
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#7 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
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“Do not choose a room near the elevator or drink machines. Some guests tend to be noisy in the hallways no matter what floor you are on...”
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“when i book a room i always ask for the top floor...so as not to hear stumping above my head.”
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