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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the nastiest place I've ever stayed at. It was filthy dirty. There was black mold on the ceilings. It smelled horrible. The noise is so bad you cannot sleep. This place should be condemned and torn down. Howard Johnson should be ashamed that they are even associated with this dump.

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Orlando
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worse hotel I have ever stayed in. There were bugs in the sink. The headboard fell off. Horrible. I checked out early cause I felt dirty staying there.

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything in the room was dirty, yellowed, and broken. I requested a nonsmoking room, but the reservation was made for smoking without my permission. They promised to accommodate, but the hotel was apparently full and they forced me into this nasty smoking room.

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Gainesville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was terrible. found live baby roaches, ants, and dead baby roaches. drywall dust all over bathroom counter and toilet from work being done on bathroom. I stayed in a Howard Johnson before in Athens, Ga which was much better and had no problems, this is why a try a Howard Johnson again, but unfortunately, this one was terrible. the... More

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Tampa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

refused to clean my room. I couldn't take a shower for two days from lack of towels and wash cloths. Room had roaches and ants. Room smelled bad because they wouldn't clean it. Just pure laziness of the cleaning ladies. Poor customer service from Phil. ............

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Please do not stay at this hotel its the worst place to ever stay. When I first pulled up to check-in there were people in the parking lot begging for money. The rooms are very old and smelly. The rooms are in need of some major upgrade. The hotels doors are not secured anyone from the streets can walk into... More

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Orlando, FL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As a single woman on business, this is not a wise location to choose. Calling for a late check in was not answered, which should have been a clue. The neighborhood has some pawn shops and an adult store nearby. The motel does not appear very kept up. The aging facilities need care. The room was warm and smelled bad.... More

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens

Address: 720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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