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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

#46 of 160 Hotels in Tampa
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3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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 August 3, 2014 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 August 3, 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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Reno, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Lovely from outside but not up to par with other La Quintas I've stayed at. Breakfast: bagels, breads stale. Boiled eggs are old and only hot item is the waffle. Wi-Fi is spotty. Unable to get work done because signal would come and go. When I asked hotel for assistance they had no idea what the problem was nor did... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have some mixed feelings about our stay, because overall the room was clean and well appointed for a mid priced hotel. The free breakfast was on the more minimalist side of free breakfasts, but it served its purpose. Check in was pretty painless. But there were two notable irritants ... One was a frustration I have often had at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This hotel is awesome. Rooms are clean and neat. Beds are comfortable. TV and WiFi are good. Staff is polite and helpful. Very reasonable price. There are many restaurants near by and it is near Busch Gardens. Breakfast is good.

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South Eastern Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Having a son just beginning school at USF, in Tampa, I have tried a few different hotels in the area. This LaQuinta is nearly across from the main way in! PEFECT location to USF. Also - much nicer than others in the area - tropical area, pool, hot tub all outside and very inviting. BEST of all - go on... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

La Quinta generally gets a bad rap, but I have stayed twice at the USF hotel and have had a very nice experience. The rooms are clean and big and the outdoor pool area is very nice. I would definitely recommend this hotel. The price is generally lower than the the other ones in the area. I'm generally a hotel... More 

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