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“The coverlet was filthy and should havebeen laundered...” 3 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3314 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629   |  
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“The coverlet was filthy and should havebeen laundered...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The coverlet was filthy and should havebeen laundered months ago. The shower/tub drain was clogged so that you had water up to your ankles during shower (pet peeve with me). And the fiberglas liner used to update the bath was beige with vauge red "brushstrokes" throughout - who picked THAT!? Looked like somebody dismembered a body in there and couldn't totally rid the bath of the evidence. Bagels andmuffinsbeyond stale. But the staff was great and worked with what they had. Very convient to FB stadium. About what I expected for the price.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I have traveled near & far & this hotel has to be one of THE best places I've stayed in. Excellent Value for my money!
It was clean, quiet, roomy, & the staff were friendly and very helpful.
I was worried that our room might be noisy because it is on a busy road, but it was NOT! Very comfortable & quiet.
I would reccommend this Hotel to anyone staying in th Tampa area.
Thank you!

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Address: 3314 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#46 Business Hotel in Tampa
#48 Family Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are the newly renovated Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites Tampa. We are the closest hotel to Macdill Air Force Base and also within 5 miles of Tampa International Airport, Downtown, Cruise Terminal, St. Pete Times, Forum, and Raymond James Stadium. We fully renovated our hotel including a brand new bedding package in 2009. We welcome all guests to come see the new Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites. ... more   less 
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