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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We booked this hotel thinking it was close to the amphitheater. It's not. If you are going to Busch Gardens, the location can't be beat it is literally across the street from the park's entrance. However, be wary. Despite there being a Olive Garden next...More

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Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are very glad you had a good stay. We are very sorry we were not in the location you expected. While we are in a busy urban area, our hotel is safe and secure and our guests have never...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night to facilitate a 2 day trip to busch from Orlando Hotel was quiet on Monday at the end of August. Tori on the front desk allowed us to check in and access our room at 9am, before we had a fun free...More

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Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you so much for your very detailed review. We are so happy to hear that every element of our hotel met your needs and made for a great stay! We hope you get the chance to stay with us again very soon! Sarah Schmidt...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night, just so we didn't have to drive 3 hours for Busch Gardens. As for the location, it is perfect! Plenty of places to eat- IHOP down the street, Red Lobster and Olive Garden right next door. The hotel staff was extremely...More

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Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you very much for sharing details of your visit with us. We are very sorry about the odor on the 4th floor and the issues with your air conditioner. We will definitely look into this issue so that we can correct this right away....More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

There wifi is terrible. I had to do WebEx meetings and couldn't connnect. Spoke with the front desk and they said they would take care of it but never did. It's a hotel that is set up for families on vacation. Wouldn't stay there again...More

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Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are very sorry you had issues with our Wifi during your visit. We actually just had brand new Wifi installed and added an additional 33 access points throughout the hotel. We also offer an outstanding technical support line who...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here on the 3rd August for an overnight stay for Busch Gardens. This hotel is perfect for what we wanted . Great room , great swimming pool for the kids . And a great breakfast to set us up for a day in Busch...More

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Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are so glad to hear you had a great visit to our hotel and to Busch Gardens! We hope you get the chance to visit with us again the next time you are in the States! Sarah...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Outdoor pool
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US$130 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#15 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#36 Family Hotel in Tampa
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$130 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#15 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#36 Family Hotel in Tampa
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bmrt4
21 February 2017|
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Response from redlola24 | Reviewed this property |
You can also call the hotel. I know they have a shuttle if you reserve in advance to the airport, and I'm pretty sure it's free.
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Sarah B
7 January 2017|
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Response from le16explorer | Reviewed this property |
not sure about airport but yes to bush gardens, parking is free. email them and ask about a taxi
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kiddo55
9 November 2016|
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Response from Sarah S | Property representative |
We offer a shuttle to and from Busch Gardens only. We would be happy to recommend taxi service that can get you to and from the port.
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"We like staying on the second floor, simply for the view."
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"ask for a suite"
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"Best views from upper floors."
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"Suggest calling ahead if traveling with pets, because they only use the first floor for pets."
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