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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great pool courtyard with wonderful landscaping. Balconies, water fall. Restaurant and bar. Exercise room and beautiful bathrooms. Breakfast available in the restaurant or room service. Restaurants within walking distance.

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St. Augustine, Florida
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My husband and I stayed there this past weekend for 3 nights and would certainly go back again and again. The room was immaculate and the bed was very comfortable. I brought my own pillow, but I actually liked their pillow better! The free breakfast consisted of cereal, oatmeal, yogurt, pancakes, muffins, donuts, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy,...

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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 your outstanding review! We love to hear that you had such a great visit and that Maureen made your stay so memorable. We hope you can stay with us again the next time you visit Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good hotel to sleep at if you're going to Busch Gardens. The pool is basically in the parking lot, but there were a few people out there. The rooms are average, but the staff is great. Everyone is very friendly. My room was clean and the hotel in general is well kept. I would stay here again....

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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. We are very glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you get the chance to stay with us again and give us the chance to WOW you! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Avon Park, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife called to make reservation and see if pet friendly. She was told yes, they take dogs so she made reservation for 8 may 2017 through 12 may 2017. We check in on the 8th and are assigned a room on the 4th floor. A few hours after checking in, I walk the dog outside so he can take a...

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

Sir, While we understand your frustration, we were not aware that you had a pet at check in, nor do we have any record of you speaking with any desk agent pertaining to the pet until early in the morning on your 2nd night when our over night team member noticed the pet. We actually offered to move your room...

Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I accidentally booked a non-refundable reservation. I realized it pretty quick, after 24 hours, but IHG customer service said they couldn't help me at that point and directed me to the hotel. After repeated calls and talking with nobody who could help, I finally talked with a manager who was unwilling to do anything. As a result, I have not...

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

We are deeply sorry you are frustrated with this situation. Unfortunately we have to abide by the rules affiliated with our rates. Our advanced purchase rate offers a great discount to our guests, but does require a full, nonrefundable deposit at the time of booking. These great rates are available at all Holiday Inn hotels in addition to our standard...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was not our hotel of choice but it was last minute and they had vacancies. It's was clean and quite also the area is convenient to Busch Garden/Adventure Island, and parking is free. The rooms are nice and​ big the bathroom is really spacious but the beds however are on the hard side and a bit uncomfortable. By this...

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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 review. We are very glad you had a great stay! We do offer a complimentary hot breakfast every day from 6:30am - 9:30am, we are very sorry you missed it, hopefully you can try our amazing cinnamon rolls during your next visit! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights, checking in was quick and easy. The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable. The staff was amazing. The breakfast had a good selection. The pool was clean. We had absolutely no complaints. The shuttle to and from the parks was icing on the cake.

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

We love to hear back from our guests and we LOVE that you had such a great stay! We hope you can return and stay with us the next time your travels bring you to Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could see Busch Gardens front the front of the hotel. It was maybe a 5 minute wait for a shuttle to go to Busch gardens. Driver Pablo was very helpful with tips to enjoy the park and how to contact him for a ride back( the shuttle runs as often as you need it at no extra charge). Th...

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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 to hear you had such a nice stay with us and that Pablo was able to provide outstanding service to you and your family! We are very sorry you were disappointed in our breakfast, we are working diligently to improve this area of our hotel. We hope you...

Old Bridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here during spring break.. and loved it... We had an amazing time wakip to the beautiful view. Breakfast area was over looking the water.. amazing.... Hotel was very nicely kept and staff was very friendly as 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 your kind review, we hope you get to stay with us the next time you visit Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A solid three star hotel very close to Busch Gardens with a free bus service which is very convenient particularly if your tickets don't include parking at $20 a day. Good large rooms but the hotel is in a somewhat industrial area and I was not keen on eating breakfast off paper plates, drinking coffee out of paper cups and...

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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, we are very glad you enjoyed your visit and had fun at Busch Gardens! Holiday Inn Express hotels do use the paper plates etc. for all our breakfasts, but we hope that will not keep you from staying with us the next time you visit Tampa! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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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: RM372 - RM650 (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:
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#16 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Courtyard pool area second floor”
anetref, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Select rooms available through Busch Gardens Vacation packages (Standard double/King) but those are just fine!”
223janelleh, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing the park if you want to see the rollercoasters”
iluvdogsdee, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is not a bad room as they all face the courtyard/pool area”
729sherrih, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get mid hall or get a suite”
peterpL1442FO, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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