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Review of Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens

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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612   |  
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Ranked #128 of 159 hotels in Tampa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The Good things I can say would be that yes it is close to all kinds of food places, it was quiet, the staff was helpfull, the beds were comfortble. Now for the bad things, first it smells terrible in the hall ways, No elevator, the breakfast is a joke (bagels, toast, cornflakes,fruitloops,pastries, coffee, apple juice, and orange drink not juice) some mornings they did not have enough food to go around. The pool area would be nice if they would clean it up. The pool was full of dirt on the bottom,the chairs are just cheap plasic that are filty and cracked. The carpets in this place were so dirty that you can never walk around with nothing on your feet. We had 3 cockroaches in our bathroom. The rooms need new paint, just behind the place is an alley way that I had seen crack heads hanging out smoking their crack pipes all day and night. Good luck if you stay here. They seem to be making improvements but Im not sure how good they can get it.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Mumbai
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The best thing about them is their location. Besides being a neat cozy and clean hotel, the location makes this place a heaven. A lot of food joints are available in the vicinity along with a mall. Busch gardens and Adventure Islands are also too close from the place.

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

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Orlando
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

wyndham i understand this property is a franchise but please go and visit and you will be dissapointed too

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens

Address: 720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612
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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
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Ranked #128 of 159 hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens 2*
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