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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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New Britain, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ny husband and I spent a week at this place and felt like home. The staff is friendly, the common areas are modern & newly remodeled. Clean hotel, comfortable beds. Nice neighborhood and parking lot. Continental breakfast is good. Loved the gym, the heated pool and jacussi, and the tropical landscaping. Wi-fi. Near almost everything. Bush Garden, Florida Univ., Univ....

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible room. We booked the "suite" which was the only room available. This room was directly across from the check in counter and we could hear the staff talking all night long. The walls are extremely thin here. The bathroom door did not open/close all the way because it was recently "somewhat" remodeled and the tile was to high for...

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

Thank you for your recent stay and taking the time to review the hotel. I certainly am sorry to hear about this experience you had. I take pride in fixing any of the issues you may have experienced. However, Based on the information you have provided due to the location of our rooms I believe you may have accidentally submitted...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cons: Pillows were small. Queen sized beds were definitely more like a full. The breakfast was laughable, but free. Pros: It was clean and bedbug-free (from what we could tell). which is what you really want from a hotel! We would stay again.

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Madison, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location right next to where I needed to be, great staff and service. Breakfast not bad either. Great working relationship with nearby hospitals and businesses. Will stay again. Completely satisfied with visit.

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Ocala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was great; nicely decorated and clean & well appointed. We were only booked for one night but the walls are very thin and we had noisy neighbors above & to the side of us; hotel staff reacted quickly when we called down for assistance, but they really need to do something about soundproofing. We could also hear the elevator...

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Tampa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very nice. The room is clean, the staff is very friendly, the pool and hot tub are wonderful and it's just beautiful! I would highly recommend this hotel and I would absolutely stay here again!

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

We appreciate your wonderful review of the hotel. I have shared your remarks with the staff. We hope to see you soon.

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Fowler there is only one entrance, directly south into the front of La Quinta, this is also the entrance for the adjacent Wingate Hotel. There may also be a back path to 50th (per Google Earth) from the Wingate property thru to an industrial gravel road, but we did not give it a try since it was possibly blocked...

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

I am glad to hear that you liked your stay with us. I do appreciate the time you have put into your review. I hope that once again we will see you in the future and surpass your recent experience.

Meriden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the hotel to be convenient for a visit to Tampa. It was four and a half miles from I-75 and across from USF where we were attending the female basketball game. It was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was satisfactory. However, it could use a better hot selection, such as eggs.

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Clearwater, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel says they have handicap accessible rooms but in fact they only have 1 roll in shower. All others have a handicap transfer bench. room is nice but was very noisy due to banging from surrounding rooms. When you open the door be careful not to slide on the multiple coupons on the floor as I almost did. Does...

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

Thank you for your recent stay and taking the time to review our hotel. I certainly will use your feedback as input for future improvements for our facilities. Its through comments such as yours for us to be able to improve. I hope that once again you will choose us at La Quinta Tampa USF.

Cape Coral, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stay, great price and great location. I would definitely recommend. The only thing I was disappointed with was the lack of a refrigerator in the room. Breakfast was simple (bagels, waffles, hard boiled eggs, cereal, fruit), but fresh. Very clean hotel and I will definitely stay here when in town.

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Amenities

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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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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM416 - RM779 (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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#9 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
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“Away from elevator & without adjoining door”
 of 5 bubbles marinal326, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Arrive early to have the best selection of room location. SE corner probably the quietest.”
  • 406 - to the SW
  • microwave controls with 2 AC outlets
  • Bathroom doors from outside when fully closed - no lock
  • 406 - looking NW towards Fowler to the right
 of 5 bubbles burntweeniesandwich, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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...”
 of 5 bubbles anugalFlorida, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“when i book a room i always ask for the top floor...so as not to hear stumping above my head.”
 of 5 bubbles joannm966, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles T8267TKlaurenm, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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