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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my grandchildren to celebrate their birthdays at Busch Gardens and stayed at this hotel. I was very pleased that is located so close to the Park and the water park attraction, you could actually walk, however, the hotel has a shuttle service that is almost "on demand" and you save the parking fee which can be rather high... More 

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of your visit with us at the Holiday Inn Express USF / Busch Gardens! We are so thrilled our hotel met all your needs while celebrating your special occasion! We look forward to your next visit with us! Sarah Schmidt General Manager More 

Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been using Holiday Inn Expresses all over the US and am an HIG Rewards Club Member and I booked a room at this hotel but cancelled it 5 days later. I did not know their policy was to call the payment a "deposit" and this it was not refundable. I've never heard of this sort of policy from a... More 

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

Patricia, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We are deeply sorry for any confusion and frustration this situation may have caused. We offer a wide variety of rates in an effort to meet all of our guests needs, and also offer several discounted rates in our Advanced Purchase program. These rates are a great... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the location for Busch Gardens is superb, this place is like bandit country on a night. Dont dare venture out, which makes it difficult as the hotel does not do food. With regards getting a takeway delivered the staff are less than helpful. Free breakfast on a morning was a bonus though

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

Thank you for taking the time to share a review of our hotel. We are very sorry you felt our location left something to be desired. Please rest assured we take the safety and security of our guests very seriously. We are very pleased to be located next to several great restaurants, all within walking distance, and we also offer... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in July as I was visiting Tampa partly on business I decided to stay near Busch Gardens. I found my hotel stay to be mixed, some things were great & others not so good. Firstly the positives, I found the room to be a good size and comfortable although I found the decor a... More 

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

Thank you for your very detailed review of your visit with us. I am glad you enjoyed our hotel, but we are deeply sorry about the issues you encountered during your stay here. I will be addressing these issues directly with our team members to ensure nothing like this happens again. Thank you again for your feedback, and we very... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 1 night in order to check my daughter into USF. Absolutely nothing to complain about, bed was comfortable, room and hotel were clean, fridge and microwave was an added plus (even though we didn't use them), hotel was quiet, and had a decent breakfast. Area by hotel is not great but it's very convenient to USF and Busch Gardens.

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

Thank you so much for your great review of the Holiday Inn Express USF / Busch Gardens! We have very much enjoyed welcoming our new USF students to Tampa, as well as welcoming back our returning students! We hope your daughter has a fantastic year, and we hope you get the chance to visit with us again soon! Sarah Schmidt... More 

Palm Beach, FL
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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is good if you're going to Busch Gardens and Adventure Islands, but otherwise I'd look elsewhere. The property looks relatively new. The hallways were uncomfortably hot. Room AC didn't get that cold. Free WiFi. I wasn't impressed with the comfort of the mattresses. They felt "cheaper" than other H.I. Express locations I've stayed at. I like that HI... More 

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

Thank you for your honest review of your visit with us. We are deeply sorry we were unable to meet your needs during you visit with us. We value all our guests’ feedback, both the good and the bad, and use it as a training tool to improve our services for all of our guests. I would love the opportunity... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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32 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good firm beds, very nice. We would stay there again for certain! Nice breakfast buffet. Not your usual continental breakfast! The staff were VERY nice and helpful and seemed genuine. (Not like most hotels.) Great drop off and pickup bus for Busch Gardens.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are very glad you had such a great stay and were able to enjoy our hot breakfast each morning. Come back and visit any time during the month of August and enjoy Pancakes at Night! Every night from 8pm till 12midnight we are serving hot pancakes for... More 

Ohio
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel because of the great price and proximity to Busch Gardens. We were not disappointed - two queen beds were comfortable, room clean with microwave/refrig area. All staff were extra friendly, from front desk to cleaning crew. Free breakfast was fantastic, with a mix of hot and cold foods. This hotel offers free shuttle service to & from... More 

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

Hospitality is our specialty, and we are so glad we did not disappoint during your visit to Florida! We are glad your trip from Ohio was a huge success and we hope you will be our guest during your next visit to our great state! Sarah Schmidt General Manager More 

LAUREL
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was very clean and the staff were very nice and friendly. The breakfast was good; make your own pancakes, eggs, sausage, breads, etc. Except that it was the same hot foods everyday, a little variety would be nice. The Wi-Fi was slow and did not always work. Beds were very comfortable and the rooms were very nice. However,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed review of your visit with us at the Holiday Inn Express Busch Gardens. We value our guest’s feedback as it helps us to improve our services and ensure each and every guest has a perfect stay at our hotel. We are very glad you enjoyed our breakfast, your guest... More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We stayed one night, so we could spend two days at Bush Gardens. The hotel was great, rooms comfortable, beds are amazingly comfortable. Service was great. The free mini bus to the theme parks was great and the drivers are brilliant. The breakfast can be a bit of a scum, getting a table and then your food, but don't let... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! We are very happy you had a fantastic time at Busch Gardens and enjoyed our hotel as well! We are deeply sorry about the busy breakfast bar, our renovations later this summer will streamline this area and make for a better experience for all our guests, we do... More 

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