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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 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Tampa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Price was good. The hotel needs security I did not feel safe, it was close to resturants and stores. The hotel room smells like smoke and it smells mucky and sour. would not recommend.

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Palmetto, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've been to this hotel TWICE separate times and stayed 3 nights BOTH times. I can say that I have always gotten a clean fresh smelling room (non smoking second floor) and of COURSE non smoking rooms tend to be the cleanest with LESS odor. downstairs has a faint smell of cigarettes but it is not so bad as to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a drug zone! I didn't know booking with my points I was going to be place here. I cam from Atlanta to this location at 10am,clearly I wanted to rest. Check in wasn't till 2pm something I didn't know. Dhe daud she will call me in 30mins when the room was ready. That never happen. So I came... More

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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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