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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

#31 of 159 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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boyne City, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

On a recent trip to Busch Gardens I stayed at this hotel. It is only a mile away from the theme park and the staff is very pleasant and helpful. They were also very knowledgable about what was in the area and how to get there. The hotel itself is a bit dated in style and furniture as almost all... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We've stayed in a number of La Quinta hotels and they all live up to good expectations. Out of all those we have stayed, I think this one is the best. The room was the largest I have seen. We had a small fridge and the usual coffee making machine. The bathroom was a good size and we had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Have stayed at this hotel several times and always find it to be clean, affordable and convenient. Would definitely recommend! Near Busch Gardens, USF, many dining options and easy to find. Rooms are clean, bedding is comfortable and a nice breakfast is offered. Staff is friendly and courteous.

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DeLand, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We spent 3 nights here while attending medical appointments at Moffitt Cancer Center. The service was excellent, room was very comfortable, and the amenities were more than adequate. The breakfast was abundant with choices, the area was kept clean and stocked at all times. I can't say enough to recommend this hotel.

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Montreal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

It was close to Busch Gardens, the staff was nice and helpful. The room was clean and very spacious. It was very quiet at night and the breakfast is included. It was an excellent choice for our stay in Tampa.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Excellent place to stay if you are visiting area attractions such as the Busch Gardens or the Museum of Science and Industry. The rooms are clean and very spacious with good running hot water and hot breakfast. The hotel is located in a quiet corner across from USF, despite busy Fowler Avenue.

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Tampa, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stay in hotels over 300 days a year, and it is always a pleasant surprise to find a 2 star hotel with very good customer service and nice accommodations. This LaQuinta is a great choice- good location, very friendly staff and nice rooms.

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Elkton, Maryland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights late in December 2013. The property is clean with a few signs of wear. Parking is free and it is close to Busch Gardens and USF. Busch Gardens is not really within walking distance - maybe a mile or a mile and a half. When I arrived early on the first day,... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Had 2 rooms for 3 nights. Both were dirty, found hair, bathroom floor dirty. We were booked for non smoking room, and we're put in a smoking room. We went to the front desk and ask to have the rooms cleaned. They put it in the computer for a deep Clean. The cleaning staff said no deep clean was on... More 

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LQGS, Guest Relations Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thanks for sharing details about your stay at the La Quinta Inns & Suites Tampa Bay – U.S.F. (near Busch Gardens). It sounds like you had a disappointing experience, and we understand your concern. We appreciate the opportunity to address your concerns about the condition of your rooms. Our hotels have both designated smoking and non-smoking rooms. Please know we... More 

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