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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens

720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612
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Ranked #138 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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  • Location
    2.5 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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Smyrna
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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Apopka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Needed a room in area of MOSI for evening so we could leave for the beach in the morning. It was roomy enough for our family of 5. It was surprising to find there was a delivery service for food. The lobby was small but still had very friendly staff

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

first off my shower didn't work only the bath facet so I had to have my fiancé pour cups of water over my body for a shower after a long sweaty day at busch gardens... so I went to the office for help and was told I had to wait until the next day... for maintenance because "it was their... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The staff was nice. Looked decent on the outside, but the hotel was terrible inside. The halls smelled like smoke and dead fish. The room smelled like smoke. Most of the people we saw there appeared to be living there, not travelers. People knocking on doors at all hours. Lobby is closed after dark so you have to check in... More 

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