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“Very Nice Hotel for the Price!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612   |  
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Ranked #31 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
Green Cv Spgs, FL
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Very Nice Hotel for the Price!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We were VERY pleased with this hotel. The room was very clean and spacious compared to other hotels and the beds were very comfortable. The staff was very nice and the breakfast in the morning was fine the usual continental breakfast. We are definitely staying here again!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Have stayed at many LaQuinta Hotel since we are rewards members. This was one of the most pleasant stays. The room was clean and up-to-date. Would definitely consider staying here again when we are in the area.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Winter Haven, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Stayed for one night last week. The room was very nice and clean. The staff was great.
Very helpful and friendly. Good location, close to restaurants and shopping. Will be staying
here again.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Miami
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15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Hotel seems to be newly renovated. Very clean and conviently located close to Busch gardens. The beds were comfortable, free wifi, continental breakfast, and great price.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Princeton, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

I traveled to Tampa during a Spring Break week so my 12th grade daughter could train for golf season (no team trip). As an free-lance tech writer, I had plenty of work to do after I dropped her off @ a golf club in New Tampa. La Quinta Busch was a terrific solution. Very clean; very pleasant, knowledgable & attentive staff. Even the stairways smelled nice. Loved the microwave/fridge & free internet. (Printer in lobby if needed.) "Continental" breakfast on the better side: included yogurt & boiled eggs - Opens @ 6, ends PROMPTLY @ 9. Pool area walled in, nicely planted w/ some shade; hot tub, two ample patio tables for a meal or work. Many food options (healthy or not) nearby, plus full grocery one block. Campus across the street. Starbucks a few blocks down Busch. One night we returned at 3 am from the midnite show of "Hunger Games". Felt totally comfortable about that. Very pleasant, esp. considering how difficult Spring Break travel can be. Book early !

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

We have stayed at this LaQuinta many times for it's convenient to our doctor at Moffitt Cancer center as well as one of our other doctors. This LaQuinta has been remodeled and repainted.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Cape Coral, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Room was very clean. No hassle check in. Front desk clerk was friendly, gave accurate and detailed directions. I was very pleased with this property and will stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

Address: 3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
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 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#19 Family Hotel in Tampa
#34 Romantic Hotel in Tampa
#49 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The beautiful La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is newly renovated and located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's). ... more   less 
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