I looked up Hotels on Hotels.com and made my choice by reading reviews. The first hotel I went to had a 4.5 out of 5 stars and good reviews. When I arrived the place was a real DUMP!! There were several groups of people out at the pool drunk being very loud and smoking like crazy!! I was not about to stay there with 4 kids. So now I'm in an unfamiliar area at 10:30pm with 4 children in the car! I started looking for hotels close to where we were and everything was sold out. Luckily Wingate by Wyndham had a room for us. The hotel was wonderful. Free shuttle to Busch Gardens is a plus it saves you $15.00 a day in parking fees. The staff is very friendly and accommodating we needed a roll away cot and extra towels they had them to us in less than 10 minuets at 11pm. The free breakfast was good with lots of choices. SO IF YOUR LOOKING FOR A HOTEL THATS SAFE FOR A SINGLE WOMEN WITH KIDS TO STAY AT WITH A FRIENDLY STAFF AND A GOOD VALUE STAY HERE!!! The only problem there was the weekend we stayed is one elevator was not working so it took a little longer to get up or down.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Wingate by Wyndham Tampa is located directly across the street from University of South Florida and less than a mile away from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. The USF Sun Dome, MOSI Imax/Museum, VA, Shriner's and Moffitt are all within .75 miles. Within 2 miles are shopping, golf, and 40-plus restaurants and the property is only 7.5 miles from downtown Tampa, 11 miles from Ybor City and Channelside entertainment district, 17 miles to airport, and 45 minutes from Clearwater Beach and Ellenton Prime Outlets. Awarded Customer Service honors by Wyndham Worldwide, and Green Lodging Certification by the State of Florida DEP, the Wingate by Wyndham Tampa strives for the highest standards for their leisure and corporate travelers alike. Property Highlights Include- Local Shuttle Service (with our most popular destinations free to our guests)within a three mile radius, complimentary 40-item Hot breakfast, free Hi-Speed wired and wireless internet throughout, complimentary business center, fitness room, and indoor whirlpool open 24 ours, and an outdoor pool open until 10pm. New Lounge, built in July 2009, serves wine and beer on tap nightly. Meeting room facilities on property. Room Highlights - All 86 guestrooms at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa offer complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, micro fridge units, pillow-top mattresses, one cordless and one 2-Line phone, complimentary weekday newspaper, cable television with HBO, pay-per-view Movies and Nintendo, iron and ironing board, hair dryers, and 17" in-room safes. The January, 2009 property renovation included all new guestroom furniture, 32 inch Flat-Panel Televisions, new microwave/refrigerator units, all new fixtures and granite countertops in guestroom bathrooms, Sealy Posturepedic pillow top mattresses, new bedding and 250-thread-count cotton sheets. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Wingate By Wyndham Tampa Usf / Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
- Wyndham Tampa
- Wingate Tampa
- Tampa Wyndham