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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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Ranked #43 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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new york
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

I was very pleased with this hotel. I was traveling with my husband and two teenage daughters. We found this hotel clean and the staff was very accomandating and friendly. We stayed at this hotel for four nights. The housekeeping staff kept the room, extremely clean, they refilled the shampoo and other room amentities daily. The breakfast was included in... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for your review. My team is going to be happy to see they were mentioned in a review! Usually it is just Robert that gets all the limelight! They all truly do work very hard to win our guests hearts! Please come back soon to see us! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

While there are raving reviews about the shuttle driver, what isn't said is that the van only leaves every hour on the hour. For being 5 minutes away from Busch Gardens, this didn't accomodate our needs. I thought I also read this is a new hotel, but it is showing it's useage quickly if that is the case. Carpet in... More 

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

Hello! I am so sorry you didn’t have a perfect experience here with us! Noisy neighbors that disrupt sleep are truly annoying. We do extensive training on tactful ways to advise guests to “please hold it down.” I know when I don’t get a good night’s sleep the whole next day is shot… I hope – in the near future... More 

Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Nice, clean, modern hotel. Traveled with my husband, 14 yr old daughter, and 13 yr old son. We spent two nights there when we stopped in Tampa to spend a day at Busch Gardens on the way to Marco Island. We had two rooms on the first floor near the lobby. It was quiet, very comfortable, and we felt safe.... More 

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

Hello! We are very glad you chose to stay with us on your short stay over to visit Busch Gardens. I believe this is the first time Arnie has been mentioned on Trip Advisor! He is going to be thrilled when we post this for the team to see! He works very hard, as does my whole team, to exceed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

This hotel has the best chauffeur ever! My son is still singing his fun "Roller Coaster" song. He also remembers Robert loves his toothpicks. More importantly he provides safe and courteous transportation. Robert should be driving someone like Obama around and sharing his positivity with him. He made our day!

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

Hello! Thank you for leaving your comment on Robert! We really appreciate you taking time out of your schedule to let us know how we are doing! More 

Saint Johns
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Our family celebrated our son's 10th birthday at Busch Gardens the first weekend in March. There were 5 of us in our party. When we booked we requested two queen size beds and a sofa sleeper. When we checked in we were told that was not available so they gave us two seperate rooms across the hall from each other... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for taking time out of your day to post a review for us. We appreciate it. Robert loves interacting with all our guests! He has even been known to play Christmas Music in March, just to get a laugh. We love him here, and glad you had a great time when you stayed with us! We look... More 

wpb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

We arrived on friday about 1230 check in time wasnt until 3pm we let our luggage in our suv until our family came back from bush gardens there was a shuttle bus waiting for us at the front of the hotel it comes every 30 mins the driver robert was very very nice and outgoing he made everyone feel welcome... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for mentioning our discounted tickets! Busch Gardens just had a price increase a few weeks ago, and we kept our prices right where they were so we could offer our guests an added value of staying with us! We also can now sell several options with those tickets, like the Elmo Show, and the All Day Dine... More 

Naples, Florida, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

My girlfriend booked this king room for my birthday. We arrived early Tuesday March 27th around 12:30pm and was able to get are room fast even with check-in at 3pm. The king bed room was on the 4th floor and enjoyed the hot tub in the corner of the unit. Floor was very quiet. Hotel was very clean. They had... More 

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

Hello! Thank you so much for your very kind, and accurate, opinion of our hotel. ;-) We are located in an area that is currently undergoing a much needed update to its appearance. Our hotel was the first in the area to reflect the new look of our community, and we are proud to maintain it for our neighbors. Other... More 

Laona, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Robert was a great shuttle driver. He was very nice and fun. He knew how to start a convo when needed. Robert made our trip a blast. Hope to see him again. From the Laona group!

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

Hello! Thank you for your comments! Robert is the most popular team member I have. From playing Christmas music in March, to Roller Coaster on the way to Busch Gardens, he certainly knows how to start everyone’s day off right! I am glad he made a memory with you all. After all, that is the business we are in. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This hotel was nice! The location was prime for visiting Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. We used the shuttle bus from the hotel. The shuttle bus driver was very courteous and always at the location at the stated times . I must say the attitudes of all the staff was commendable!! I would definitely recommend this hotel to others.

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

Thank you for your kind review! My team and I all strive to have a Heart for Hospitality. I am very pleased it showed in our attitudes during your visit! We have all been working very hard, and focusing on increasing our customer service. We are in a perpetual state of learning and coaching, and learning some more. We all... More 

David City, Nebraska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

My family and I had a Great Stay at this Holiday Inn. The people were Great!!! Robert the shuttle driver made everyday special, with the smiles and where to go altitude! We will be back! Tim Adamy, Nebraska

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

Hey! Thank you for your review! We really appreciate you taking time out to let us know how we are doing. More 

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