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“Cheap VS Gross.” 1 of 5 stars
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Travelodge Tampa/ West Of Busch Gardens
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2901 E. Busch Blvd/I-275, Tampa, FL 33612 (Formerly Days Inn West of Busch Gardens)   |  
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“Cheap VS Gross.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I have stayed in a lot of bad places. I always have the theory of, I'm only here to sleep. Yes, this place is cheap. But a big difference between cheap and gross. This place is just gross.

The cable didn't work, they say they have wifi but, we had no wifi. Not even any access at all.

The room smelt like mildew. We also felt very very unsafe, and each day (stayed for the weekend, due to Bush Gardens) we would pack everything, back into the car. Never have I felt the need to put the desk chair up against the door for extra protection, and here I did, each night.

Yes, this place is cheap and yes its right across from Bush Gardens. But trust me....if you are looking for a deal this isnt it.

Never again!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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daysinnwestofbuschga, Webmaster at Travelodge Tampa/ West Of Busch Gardens, responded to this review, November 3, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thanks for choosing the Days Inn during your recent visit to our area.

We appreciate the review and we take it quite seriously- for improvement.

We are investigating the safety related issue and have taken necessary steps to ensure complete security to all our guests.

We care for the confidentiality and privacy of our guests and apologize for the unlikely experience mentioned by you.

We have engaged a professional cleaning team, with a strict instruction to check the rooms and amenities of the room before checking in a new guest.

We request you to make a note and consider staying with us in future and have a new satisfactory experience.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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Additional Information about Travelodge Tampa/ West Of Busch Gardens

Address: 2901 E. Busch Blvd/I-275, Tampa, FL 33612 (Formerly Days Inn West of Busch Gardens)
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #136 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Travelodge Tampa/ West Of Busch Gardens 2*
Number of rooms: 174
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern - Near Busch Gardens. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Days Inn West Of Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
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