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La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9202 North 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ft. Wayne, IN
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2005

We booked our trip through Expedia and so could not remove ourselves from these premises, except at great cost. Until the managers make major changes, I would avoid this facility at all costs. Negatives include: Dirty, smelly carpet Noisy air conditioner/heating units Shoddy housekeeping Worn, thin bedding Inattentive, uncaring management Only four hangers; no luggage rack And worst of all:... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2005

switched reservations and stayed at the Baymont 3 nights after i origionally booked a nightmare hotel called the Masters Inn. Baymont has some good qualities and some bad. Lobby is misleading, beautiful modern lobby , shabby grungy rooms . free breakfast room is a great idea though , rooms were not the cleanist and carpets and linen seemed grungy.Even had... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2005

We were very dissappointed with our stay at this hotel in mid-March 2005. Our room was an Ovations King - was of a good size, had a nice bed and included a fridge and microwave. We had some issues with the hotel and room: - Exterior corridors were dark and dirty - Only one of two elevators was in operation... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2005

Place was very good, clean and loads for breakfast. Pool area ok. If you want the busch gardens entrance on foot, walk down the perimeter past Burger king and McDonalds on your right and there is a gate about 200 yards. We asked at reception and they gave us driving directions so we walked 3/4 away around the perimeter and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2005

We stayed one night at this hotel in late February 2005. The person at the front desk was friendly and helpful. Check-in went very smoothly. When we went to our room, we found that we had no towels. We called the front desk, and though it was well after 5 p.m., we were told that the rooms were still being... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2005

The Baymont Inn at Busch Gardens, Tampa lost my reservations due to their computer problems, sent me to two rooms that were occupied, then finally gave us an unoccupied room. But during the night they must have also give our room to someone else, because they called the room in the middle of the night and someone came up and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2005

As a biz traveler, I stayed here because my usual hotels were full. I moved after one night because of no internet access and I was also concerned about the lack of cleanliness. The rugs had stains all over them; nothing a good carpet cleaning wouldn't fix. It was odd since the exterior/lobby of the bldg looks promising. The rooms... More

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Address: 9202 North 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens 2*
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NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The La Quinta Inn Tampa Busch Gardens is only a mile from Adventure Islands Theme Parks and Busch Gardens theme park. Other family attractions include the Museum of Science and Industry, Lowry Park, and the Zoo. Ride the trolley at exciting Channelside or partake in the enchanting ni...See moreghtlife at Ybor City. Busch's Family Sports Bar & Grill is adjacent to the property and Yuengling Brewing Company is only a mile. Shopping destinations include University Square Mall and International Plaza. We are two miles from the University of South Florida. Walk from here to Johnson Battery Controls; it's just a mile to Pepsi-Cola, Quest Diagnostics, and Moffit Cancer Center. Find everything you need for an enjoyable stay at the La Quinta Inn Tampa Busch Gardens. We have a sparkling outdoor swimming pool and a game room. There is a guest laundry facility. All of our clean and comfortable rooms include free high-speed Internet access, a 25-inch TV with free cable, pay-per-view movies, Nintendo game system, and more. Enjoy a delicious Free Bright Side Breakfast every morning. Bus parking available. ... more   less 
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