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“Tiny tiny pillows” 2 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson Hotel - Tampa
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2055 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33607   |  
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Ranked #115 of 159 hotels in Tampa
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“Tiny tiny pillows”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

The hotel was clean, the pillows were microscopic, there was no parking! I would stay again only if I had to due to an event at the Raymond James Stadium. Alarm clock had not been changed during the time change, hence it was an hour off.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

We checked into the Howard Johnson on Dale Mabry in Tampa last night. We weren't in the room 30 minutes when we saw two cockroaches. A call to the front seat got me the answer of "it's the season for bugs both eyre all coming out now". ?!?!? My boyfriend and I travel frequently and this is the first time ever we have encountered creepy crawlies, and we have stayed in some dodgy places. The location has a bunch of strip clubs in the area, so that should give you an idea of the neighborhood. The room is poorly maintained, it smelled like it had recently been fumigated (clearly that didn't work) and the fridge barely keeps things cooler than room temperature. I do not recommend!!!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2055 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33607
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#115 Luxury Hotel in Tampa
#115 Spa Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel - Tampa 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Howard Johnson Hotel Tampa Airport/Stadium consistently provides the kind of comfort, service and hospitality you expect in a hotel for both vacation and business travelers. Free Scheduled shuttle to/from Tampa Int. Airport 5:15am-11pm, which runs every hour. Transportation also available to Port of Tampa, 10 Dollars Per Person each way. Free Continental Breakfast in Lobby 5:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. ... more   less 
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