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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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#52 of 171 hotels in Tampa
The Brand New Holiday Inn Express & Suites is adjacent to Busch Gardens / Adventure Island and is the closest hotel to the University of South Florida and University Community Health Hospital. Enjoy a comfortable stay at the new Holiday Inn in Tampa, a preferred hotel of Busch Gardens, located within walking distance of the hotel. Your family will love staying at our Florida Green Lodging designated hotel in Tampa. We're located just off I-275, directly across the street from Busch Gardens and just a mile away from USF and University Community Health Hospital. Located in the heart of Tampa, we are in close proximity to several other local attractions, including Lowry Park Zoo, Port of Tampa, Florida Aquarium, and the Museum of Science and Industry. Business travelers will appreciate the amenities and services provided at our hotel too! Our Green Lodging hotel is in close proximity to many area businesses, such as Syniverse, Verizon Information Technologies, USAA and the Anheuser-Busch and the Yuengling Breweries. In addition, we provide meeting space that can accommodate up to 60 people with free wireless Internet access. While staying at our tropically landscaped Tampa hotel, you can enjoy our premium amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary, hot breakfast bar. Book your reservations now to take advantage of our great Tampa, FL hotel room deals and rates.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Free internet
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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English, Russian, Spanish
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Grade: 68 out of 100
32Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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The staff here is absolutely amazing. They are kind, professional and go out of their way. The location is amazingly close to Busch Gardens and the shuttle makes it so convenient as you can avoid parking fees and hassle. It is within walking distance of several restaurants.
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Response from Kimberly C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens
Responded Mar 4, 2019
Dear guest, Thank you very much for your kind words regarding our amazing staff and convenient location, we're so glad you enjoyed the new Express Start breakfast buffet. I'm very sorry your shower curtain wasn't changed when you requested it to be, will you please call me directly and give me more details, ie room number, etc so that I can work with the team to better ensure communication between housekeeping and the rest of the staff. Thank you for staying with us, we hope to see you again in the future. We are starting a complete guest rooms renovation on May 1, and we'll have a beautiful, fresh look when completed. Sincerely, Kathy Shue, GM
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We were booked into this hotel for a 3 night pre-cruise stay by our UK travel agents. I presented our pre-payment voucher at check in and was asked for a credit card to cover incidentals. I didn't plan on there being any except local taxes so presented my preloaded dollar
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Response from Kimberly C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens
Responded Mar 2, 2019
Dear Richard B, I'm very sorry for the confusion, please call me directly so we can ensure this is properly rectified. (813)936-8200, ext 504. Thank you, Kathy Shue, General Manager
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Started that couldn't check in until 3:30 p on arrival day, get yo room although a nice size- fridge was leaking and had to be replaced, facet in bathroom had a constant drip, the AC cover was broken off the room unit, and light in shower didn't work. Front desk not so helpful.
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens
Responded Feb 17, 2019
Hi Tmail23, Thank you for noting our good location. I am sorry to learn about the delay in check-in and the service letdown from our hotel staff. I also regret your disappointments with the room received and the breakfast options provided. Please know that this is not reflective of IHG's high standards. I have forwarded your comments to our management team. These will help us determine what we could further improve on to be able to deliver a highly satisfactory experience in the future. Thank you for your feedback and for choosing us for your lodging needs. Sincerely, Ingrid V. Case Manager IHGService
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Tori was such an amazing help getting us checked in. So nice and accommodating, she made my day! We helped right away and she made us feel right at home from the start. The stay was very enjoyable! Thanks Tori!
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we arrived a bit too early for check in and Tori went above and beyond to provide us with coffee and superior exceptional service! her smile and personality was so welcoming the facility is beautiful! definitely a must visit!
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$95 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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