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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a Busch Gardens package deal. If you are going to Busch Gardens, even for part of your stay, I recommend this hotel. Our shuttle driver, Pedro, was great and was very prompt for pickup and drop off at the...More

Thank Ohiogirl00
Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 2 weeks ago

Ohiogirl00, Thank you very much for taking the time to share details of your visit with the TripAdvisor community! We are so glad to hear you had an awesome stay and were able to make use of our many amenities like our complimentary shuttle service...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

I was at here for two weeks on business, and not Busch Gardens as most of the guests seemed to be. What struck me first was the huge room - big enough for a family of four. The room also had a microwave, mini-fridge, work...More

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Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded August 28, 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! We are very sorry about the issues with the water pressure as well as the dryer, you will be glad to know these issues have been resolved. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Afternoon and evening staff were great. We stayed for three nights. The room was big enough for my family of four (two small kids). The hotel is next door to an Olive Garden and a McDonalds is right down the street. We liked the room...More

1  Thank Tom W
Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 2 weeks ago

Tom, Thank you very much for your informative review of your visit with us! We are very glad to hear our location met all of your needs and that you and your family enjoyed your room! We are deeply sorry about the issue with the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me begin by saying Holiday Inn is my brand of choice and I stay in at least 15 or more per year. My family had 2 rooms here for 2 nights while we visited Busch Gardens. We enjoyed the shuttle ride to the park....More

Thank Babscanfish
Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 3 weeks ago

Babscanfish, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very sorry you were disappointed in the cleanliness of the 4th floor, this is not a typical experience of one of our guests. We have a team on hand round the clock to ensure our...More

Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one night on business. I usually stay closer to the highway in Brandon. (I thought it would be nice to see if it was worthwhile if we came in town for Busch Gardens.) I got in late, around 11, and found...More

Thank Lenny A
Response from Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded 4 weeks ago

Lenny, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very sorry you felt the area was unsafe. We are in a busy area, but again, we have never had an issue here. We take steps to ensure the safety of all of our guests...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Microwave
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Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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$102 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#12 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#36 Family Hotel in Tampa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$102 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#36 Family Hotel in Tampa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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bmrt4
February 20, 2017|
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Response from redlola24 | Reviewed this property |
You can also call the hotel. I know they have a shuttle if you reserve in advance to the airport, and I'm pretty sure it's free.
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Sarah B
January 6, 2017|
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Response from le16explorer | Reviewed this property |
not sure about airport but yes to bush gardens, parking is free. email them and ask about a taxi
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kiddo55
November 8, 2016|
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Response from Sarah S | Property representative |
We offer a shuttle to and from Busch Gardens only. We would be happy to recommend taxi service that can get you to and from the port.
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"Best views from upper floors."
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"Suggest calling ahead if traveling with pets, because they only use the first floor for pets."
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"Ice machines are on the 2nd and 4th floors"
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"The Busch Gardens facing view is nicer than the other side."
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