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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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Ranked #30 of 159 hotels in Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009
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Palm Beach, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

This is a great hotel. Personally, we have not stayed in a small hotel like this before. Normally, we are reviewing large hotels but next to Busch Gardens, there are only small Inn's and small Hotels. We booked this because of the free shuttle. When we checked in, they had our room keys ready to go waiting for us. Everything... More

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MIAMI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

Check in was a breeze,After a long road trip we were tired. They let us check in super early. The park is less then 3min away,which was great. For dinner I stop by the desk and ask for advice and the desk Cleark was very helpful.

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Goldau, Switzerland
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157 reviews 157 reviews
48 hotel reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2009

We chose this hotel as it is close to Busch Gardens where we wanted to go. There is a shuttle which brings you there, very convenient. Already at the reception we had fun with the staff. The rooms are clean, very nice and well equipped. The breakfast was very good. The breakfast room could be larger as you are really... More

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TAMPA
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

It was a great hotel, but the location was the sketchy part for me. It sits on this lot with a run down Days Inn next door and also has a shady apartment complex behind it. I just felt as though I couldn't walk outside/down the sidewalk at night. Maybe I'm a little too conscious about safety, but when I... More

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Galway
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

I stayed with my family for 2 nights and really enjoyed the stay. We got there on a very wet day and checked in early. Rooms are spacious and very well equipped. There is a great clean little swimming pool on the side!. We expected a very basic continental breakfast but it was pretty comprehensive and included a a number... More

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Middleburg, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2009

We really enjoyed our stay here. The staff was very friendly and were there to answer any questions we had about the area. It was very very clean. The room was very roomy and fully equipped with the nessecities that we needed. It was inexpensive. It was very close to the amusement park that we wanted to go to. They... More

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

It was great to hear of your impressions and experiences while our guest at Holiday Inn Express – Tampa, USF/Busch Gardens. We strive to provide a comfortable and relaxing accommodation for our guests, and further, want to ensure an enjoyable experience through our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you and serving you on your next visit! More

Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

Clean rooms, pleasant, relaxing atrium area and overall friendly staff. If you are staying here to visit Busch Gardens, book this hotel now. It is very close and a good value. Adjoining neighborhood is suspect, and not a good place to take a walk or stroll. Backs up to an apartment complex. You get the idea.

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

It was great to hear of your impressions and experiences while our guest at Holiday Inn Express – Tampa, USF/Busch Gardens. We strive to provide a comfortable and relaxing accommodation for our guests, and further, want to ensure an enjoyable experience through our hospitality. I'm sure you can agree that we have provided to you a safe & secure, comfortable... More

Knoxville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2009

This hotel is new in 2008. It is very well kept and very clean. The rooms were quite large and I felt The beds were very comfortable! Very large bathroom. We were right across from Busch Gardens. The pool is kind of on the small side and doesn't accomodate very many people. Overall we were very impressed with this hotel... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions and experience while our guest at Holiday Inn Express – Tampa, USF/Busch Gardens. Yes, we are the newest (10/2008) AND closest hotel to Busch Gardens we are also close to USF, Greco Sports Complex, MOSI, USF Sundome, Moffitt Cancer Center, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Children Shriners Hospital. Convenient location... More

Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2009

The place is new but will not stay nice if they don't do a better job servicing the rooms. Good breakfast, nice pool, and great service from desk and Maint. crew. The hotel isn't in the best neighborhood, close enough to walk to Busch Gardens but not a good idea.

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

It was great to hear of your impressions and experiences while our guest at Holiday Inn Express – Tampa, USF/Busch Gardens. It is our desire and effort to provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay with us, and regret that we have not fulfilled the opportunity to extend this hospitality to you and would appreciate your contacting me directly via email.... More

Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2009

If you're planning a trip to Tampa, especially Bush Gardens, you will definitely want to stay at the Holiday Inn Express, Bush Blvd. Shuttle bus to Bush Gardens. Family, friendly atmosphere from the time you enter with a staff that is willing to accomodate your needs. Our room was wonderful with queen beds and a huge bathroom. With a teenager... More

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

It was great to hear of your impressions and experiences while our guest at Holiday Inn Express – Tampa, USF/Busch Gardens. The convenience of the microwave and mini-fridge is such an added benefit for our guests and it's a pleasure to hear of your great vacation. We strive to provide a comfortable and relaxing accommodation for our guests, and further,... 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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#24 Family Hotel in Tampa
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The Brand New Holiday Inn Express & Suites is adjacent to Busch Gardens / Adventure Island and is the closest hotel to the University of South Florida and University Community Health Hospital. Enjoy a comfortable stay at the new Holiday Inn in Tampa, a preferred hotel of Busch Gardens, located within walking distance of the hotel. Your family will love staying at our Florida Green Lodging designated hotel in Tampa. We're located just off I-275, directly across the street from Busch Gardens and just a mile away from USF and University Community Health Hospital. Located in the heart of Tampa, we are in close proximity to several other local attractions, including Lowry Park Zoo, Port of Tampa, Florida Aquarium, and the Museum of Science and Industry. Business travelers will appreciate the amenities and services provided at our hotel too! Our Green Lodging hotel is in close proximity to many area businesses, such as Syniverse, Verizon Information Technologies, USAA and the Anheuser-Busch and the Yuengling Breweries. In addition, we provide meeting space that can accommodate up to 60 people with free wireless Internet access. While staying at our tropically landscaped Tampa hotel, you can enjoy our premium amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary, hot breakfast bar. Book your reservations now to take advantage of our great Tampa, FL hotel room deals and rates. ... more   less 
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