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La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9202 North 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612   |  
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Ranked #84 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“BAD BAD BAD”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

The lady at check in was very nice...started walking to my room...kind of dirty, old...elevator smells bad.....I was too tired to even care....went inside the room, carpet was terribly dirty, stinky! just couldnt handle it....the room doesnt look too bad but there is a strong, bad smell...

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I've stayed at this Hotel many atime .Great Staff and a Nice Location next to Busch Gardens. Very nice Breakfast and if you don't make to Summer Nights you can always get a room facing the Park. You will be able to hear the music and see the fireworks. Will definitly go back to location

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

My family and I we made reservation back in march 2012 for a mini vacation in july for 2 rooms for 2 days...We get to hotel and get to the rooms and one of the rooms you could not get into with the key(THEY KNEW IT WAS A PROBLEM BECAUSE CUSTOMERS BEFORE US HAD TO GO TO A NEW ROOM THE NIGHT BEFORE) and the other room was NASTY I was not gonna stay in that room...So we moved to another room well then we had no fridge or micorwave and it was stated when we made reservation we needed a fridge due to my dad was a dieabetic (THAT WAS SUPPOSELY NOT A PROBLEM) till we got there so I did get my money back and went to the Days Inn across the street ...We got a better price and the rooms were clean and we had a fridge the beds were comfortable and the service there was good ....My husband travels the state of fla and he said that was the worst La Quinta he had every seen and he goes to tampa alot ....So I guess they will not get our money next time we go to tampa...

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

excellent experience, nice hotel, i like the facilities, excellent room and beds, i have a best decition.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

After reading all other reviews, I was really apprehensive about staying. We were flying in very late and were looking for a place to "crash" before we spent the day at Busch Gardens Tampa and then that night before we left for the coast. Staff was very nice and helpful. Even though the carpet was dirty, the bed was clean and comfortable and the tv worked well. The bathroom was clean. We literally were RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET form Busch Gardens, but the entrance to the park is around the corner- 1 mile walk from our room to the park entrance. Since it was just my husband and me, we chose to walk around the corner to go in- saving the parking fee and hassle of parking and then walking anyway, and it really wasn't a big deal, although if you had little kids, you might not want to do that. The breakfast was ordinary continental- a couple of cereals, milk, juice, breads and bagels for toast, make your own waffles (which my husband loved), hard boiled eggs, yogurts. It wasn't over the top, but for what we paid to stay, it couldn't have been any easier. Overall, if we were doing BG again and not spending a lot of time in the room, we would definitely stay there. Also, there were many fast food places very close, so it would be convenient for quick eating.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens

Address: 9202 North 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens 2*
Number of rooms: 144
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The La Quinta Inn Tampa Busch Gardens is only a mile from Adventure Islands Theme Parks and Busch Gardens theme park. Other family attractions include the Museum of Science and Industry, Lowry Park, and the Zoo. Ride the trolley at exciting Channelside or partake in the enchanting ni...See moreghtlife at Ybor City. Busch's Family Sports Bar & Grill is adjacent to the property and Yuengling Brewing Company is only a mile. Shopping destinations include University Square Mall and International Plaza. We are two miles from the University of South Florida. Walk from here to Johnson Battery Controls; it's just a mile to Pepsi-Cola, Quest Diagnostics, and Moffit Cancer Center. Find everything you need for an enjoyable stay at the La Quinta Inn Tampa Busch Gardens. We have a sparkling outdoor swimming pool and a game room. There is a guest laundry facility. All of our clean and comfortable rooms include free high-speed Internet access, a 25-inch TV with free cable, pay-per-view movies, Nintendo game system, and more. Enjoy a delicious Free Bright Side Breakfast every morning. Bus parking available. ... more   less 
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