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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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
7 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Save your $37 a nite rate and go sleep in a tent at the local park! Its just as safe as here. There were prostitutes and hookers everywhere. Day and night! Some were going door to door looking for some action! A local said some were police officers undercover because of the crime in the area. Besides the front desk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Well i like the stay ;its confortable and good service, the area its very accesible but only one things i dont like ; its the strait up and down with baggege . Dont dont have elevator. But others things its so good, the pool its on the back, in privace area. And my opinion general , I recomend, and I... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

No one was even at the front desk when I arrived. I waited for 15 mins before a stranger dressed shoddily walks up and tells me that someone would be there to help me soon. After checking in, the walk to my room made me feel unsafe, was down a long terribly lit corridor, up some lonely stairs. In my... More 

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Sunrise
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I would not recommend this place for my worst enemy. My one night stay was very unpleasant & could not end fast enough. the room just looked old, the bathroom was dirty & roaches on the wall. the ceiling looked moldy I could not sleep through the night. I was sick after that night. Never again.

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KISSIMMEE
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Very poor. Was unable to sleep because of the noise from the AC.Also constant banging of doors and people talking loudly all night . Very scary. Water from the shower was cold.Waited for 15 min and still no warm water. Light from lamp did not work what a nightmare !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Fort Myers
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

This hotel was where we stayed for USF graduation. It was OK for that. The hotel is older and is showing its age, however, it was clean and served our purpose for a place to stay over while attending graduation. The price was right and that was the determining factor.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here back in January of 2013. I was so disgusted and disappointed. The only good thing about this place was the location. 7-11 across the street, McD's, Waffle House, and Jerk Hut only a 3 minute walk away. That was the only good thing. To start, the hallways on the first and second floor were both disgusting and... 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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