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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
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Ranked #25 of 159 hotels in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buena Park, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I might have expected too much.. But I had a homesick during my stay in this hotel. The room did not block noises from the hallway even though my room was pretty far from the elevators and I could even hear others using bathroom. Also, I found some corners and areas where they were not cleaned (someone's tiny hair was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During the first weekend of August,2014 We stayed at La Quinta Inn and Suite/USF Fowler ave. The hotel was very clean ,comfy beds the breakfast was always ready by 6:30 AM. The only inconvenience was the outdoor whirlpool that was not Hot or warm enough.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stopped here for one night after flying into Tampa International Airport. The staff were pleasant, friendly and helpful. The room was clean comfortable and just what we wanted after a long flight. Continental breakfast was provided which included the usual things. There was only one toaster so there was a bit of a wait other than that everything... More

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United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice hotel if you have pets. however, the jacuzzi was cold water and it wasnt enjoyable. Room was okay, breakfast was okay i think they could have had eggs though. i did have a pretty good room and was comfortable.

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Orlando, Florida
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room looked and felt great... until we changed the thermostat from 65 to 72. We woke up early with headaches and difficulty breathing due to the mold or mildew smell in the carpet. The cold setting had covered it up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean room, great service. Our fridge and blow dryer weren't working we notified the front desk and the came and changed our fridge and our blow dryer right away. Extremely happy. Thd pool was clean and the temp was like bath water. I recommend this hotel to anyone :) Thank youn La Quinta for such a wonderful service you gave... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the room was dirty , humidly smelly , no water in the bathroom faucet , the room only have Full beds " no Queen beds" and the A/C never goes down of 71 degree. Was the horrible night of my life, and never pay attention to you. I reported all this and never receive any sorry about it. I... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needing my husband to stay close to where he was receiving cancer treatments I found this hotel to work out for him. The staff was kind. The breakfast were excellent making it easy to eat during a time when it is hard to eat. There was almost no noise so he could relax and rest until his next treatment. The... More

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Address: 3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) 2.5*
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La Quinta Inn And Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens)
La Quinta Inn & Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens) Hotel Tampa
La Quinta Tampa
Tampa La Quinta

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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 beautiful La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is newly renovated and located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's). ... more   less 
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