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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The lady at the front desk was rude and my boyfriend was a elite member which he was required to get special items for being a member for 10 years. The room was dirty the bath tub and was rude to us when it was time to check out she told us we had to get out or we will...

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

Stephanie we strive to give the best customer service to every guest. It seems like we fell short during your stay, and I apologize for that. I have used your comments as an opportunity to review our service standards with the staff. Your feedback is very much appreciated.

Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I love staying with LaQuinta! In all the years that I've used them as my home away from home, I've only encountered ONE problem, and the staff took care of it quickly, efficiently, and were very nice the entire time. This location is great, especially if you are in Tampa for the parks or the nightlife, or even to check...

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Thank Jonathon V
Spring Hill, Florida
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice quiet hotel conveniently located near USF and Busch Gardens. Nice complimentary breakfast. The breakfast available when we stayed there included boiled eggs, yogurt, cereal, breads, and other items. I like to start my day with some protein and try to eat low carbs so this worked well for me. Professional and friendly staff who were helpful in providing directions.

Thank divaonthego2017
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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 18 January 2017

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 16 January 2017

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 3 January 2017

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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Thank Lisa S
Rockledge, United States
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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 28 December 2016

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 28 December 2016 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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: RM421 - 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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#8 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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