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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2807 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Special thanks to front desk personnel, housekeeping and to Cathy, Mary and Raquel who went out of their way to assist us and made this stay a memorable one. The hotel's location was close to our relatives and shopping, making it very convenient for us. Amenities were excellent, abundance of breakfast items, decent pool to relax in, and comfy beds.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a bit of a hiccup with our booking. Although we had booked six months ago, the hotel was over booked and they wanted to move us elsewhere. However, after some friendly conversation we managed to stay. We selected this hotel for its proximity to Busch Gardens. Although a free shuttle bus service is available to the park which... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for a nice review. I am glad we were able to work out the kinks for you. We look forward to your next stay in Tampa. More 

Stuart, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to stay while visiting Busch Gardens. All Staff were helpful and welcoming. Sam the shuttle driver was great, and the ladies keeping breakfast stocked were awesome. Very clean rooms and decent breakfast. Bedding nice- only reason that I gave it 4 instead of 5 is that the beds were too soft. Nice stay for a... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for a nice review. We hope to see you on your next trip to Tampa More 

Regina, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was extremely close to Busch Gardens and many restaurants...but was a good distance from other shopping and sights. The breakfast was great bacon, sausage, fruit, cereal, and more! The room we did stay in was clean and perfect for our stay. Front desk was very helpful and very accomodating. I would recommend this hotel if someone asked...for us... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to write a nice response for our hotel. I will be sure to share your nice words with our staff. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a typical Holiday Inn Express, nothing glamorous or fancy. Staff was pleasant & breakfast was tasty enough (for hotel buffet food!) It's convenient to Busch Gardens & the shuttle was great to use for Howl-o-Scream. I booked this room using credit card reward points, so was expecting a bare-bones room. Much to my surprise we got a very... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and that we were able to upgrade you. Thank you for taking the time out to give us a nice review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Leiden, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel was only a year old when we stayed here. the room was spacious and clean, good beds. the staf was realy friendly and gave good ideas for dinner. the breakfast was good. There is a free shuttle bus to Bush Gardens, so no need to take the car. The shuttle service also picks you up when you are... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. I will be sure to share this with the staff. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Tampa. More 

Panama City, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have stayed at better Holiday Inn's before. The location is very close to Busch Gardens and they offer a van that runs about every 20-30 minutes. They have times listed but they do not stick to the schedule exactly. Parking is $12-15 dollars at the theme park I believe... and by the time you pay, park, and take the... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologize for the shuttle confusion and will be looking into this issue. I hope when your in Tampa you stay with us again. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

needed somewhere to stay after ariving in florida and as we intended going to busch garden we chose here busch garden over the road and could leave the car at the hotel this saving on parking at busch gardens room was nice but basic i found the bed very comfy, which is what we required as just wanting to crash... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are glad your stay was comfortable, and look forward to your next visit. More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

For the price and closeness to Busch Gardens. We would stay again bathroom was really clean, carpets were a bit stained. Bed was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was "ok" could have had a better selection. Over all friendly staff everyone said hello every time they saw you.

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back to see us. More 

Ottawa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Traveling with another couple we decided to spend the day at Busch gardens. We chose the Holiday Inn because of its location and my past experiences with the chain. The hotel was very nice, rooms clean and spacious and the free hot breakfast was excellent. The bonus is that the hotel offers free shuttle to the park which is very... More 

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Lisa B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn, we appreciate you business. I am glad to hear that you had a great time, and we look forward to your return visit. More 

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Address: 2807 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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