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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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doral
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I stayed last week on Sunday and checked out Monday morning to go to Busch Gardens. I was a bone head and left my galaxy s5 behind on the bed. The minute we were entering the park I realized I left it and called. They said it wasn't there but I went back and demanded to search the room. The... More 

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

I apologize for the problem you encountered with your phone during your stay. I am very happy you were able to locate the phone. I can assure you that we have not had any issues like this in the past. I hope you will give our hotel a second chance. More 

ELGIN
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stayed one night to visit Busch Gardens, which is across the street. Room lovely, spotlessly clean and well equipped. Staff very welcoming, complementary breakfast not bad. Loved the free transport to the park also! Would recommend and would stay again!

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

Thank you for your kind review. I will be sure to share your comments with my staff. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and had a great time at Busch Gardens. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights while visiting Busch Gardens Howl o Scream. It is so convenient for Busch Gardens and includes a free shuttle service to the park. The shuttle driver (I think his name was Sam) was excellent, would drop off & pick up whenever suited. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff are all delightful... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to review our hotel. We appreciate your comments and will share them with our staff. I apologize for the internet issue you encounter during your stay, however we have upgraded to a better provider since your stay. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

had 2 nights here nicely positioned for Busch gardens staff will obtain tickets for you and offer free return shuttle very clean hotel nice size rooms and an excellent & plentiful breakfast, lots of eating places very near to the hotel. very pleasant and helpful staff

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that your room was nice and clean, and the staff was accommodating. We appreciate you taking the time to share this review. Please do come back to see us again. More 

Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This hotel is always a great place to stay when attending an event either at Busch Gardens (Howl-0-Scream) or Lowry Park Zoo (Wazoo Beerfest). Always great service with clean and comfortable rooms. Anytime I have stayed there I have not used any of the facilities such as pool or food establishments so I cannot rate those, but everything looks well... More 

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

We are so glad we were able to provide you with enjoyable and memorable experience. We are looking forward to your next visit with us. Thank you and I will share this nice review with our staff. Always a pleasure. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My recent stay here was great. Very clean & accommodating. However, YOU MUST BRING OWN TOWELS. They are VERY stingy with room towels and the pool towels are old, ratty and basically No bigger than a hand towel. - had to bed for extra towels!! They really need a towel rack in the room to dry the towels. Because the... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that your room was nice and clean, We have reviewed you comment with the staff and implemented a new program with terry. We reassure you that you will not have to bring your own towels. We appreciate you taking the time to share this review. Please do come back... More 

Warwick
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stayed here for two nights while visiting Busch Gardens. It is exceptionally convenient for the theme park: circa 1 mile to the parking lot or there is a courtesy bus from the hotel. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfast is very good.

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

We are glad you enjoyed the complimentary shuttle to and from Busch Gardens. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us, and look forward to your next stay. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A wonderful place to stay close to Busch Gardens. From the front lobby to all the way to your room the place is spotless. The staff are amazing and extremely helpful. The shuttle service is spot on too. Don't bother staying anywhere else this is where it's at!

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Orlando, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night because we were going to Busch Garden. Nice rooms. Clean , convenient location . Free breakfast was nice. We didn't use the pool but it looked very clean. We could see the pool from our room. Would definitely stay here again.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights while we visited Busch Gardens. The rooms and hotel were spotless, but we found that after a long day at Busch we could have done with an in hotel restaurant. The way they do breakfast needs to be sorted as there was nearly a full blown fight over people pushing in the line and the... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Coldav8, Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments regarding your recent experience with us. We certainly work very hard to ensure our guests receive the very best service we can provide each and every day. Whilst we are pleased with your positive comments with our hotel and rooms, we regret that your breakfast experience was disappointing.... More 

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