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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

790 reviews
#49 of 164 Hotels in Tampa
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
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Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

We have stayed here and would do again. Lots of free parking and the room and Hotel are very clean an inviting. Across the road from Busch Garden that you could walk to if so inclined. Good morning breakfast and close to several eateries. In...More

Thank blueridgelover517
Response from Drew J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded January 24, 2014

Wow what a wonderful and helpful review. We truly are lucky to have so many things to do right by our hotel. Until next time. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed January 10, 2014

The hotel is right across the road from Busch Gardens and was the perfect location for all local amenities. Close to Downtown Tampa and Clearwater beach. They have a free shuttle bus from the hotel to Busch Gardens which runs in conjunction with the park...More

Thank jamescusens18
Response from Drew J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded January 24, 2014

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We appreciate you being a Gold IHG Rewards members. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again next time you are in Tampa.

Reviewed January 8, 2014

Excellent stay. Clean rooms. The breakfast was OK, but saves you $ when on a family vacation. The staff was great, every one of them. The shuttle driver, Sam, was great, too. Very prompt and waiting for you. We didn't wait a single second for...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2013

Rolando and Sam was our drivers for the shuttle service they never left you waiting any more than 10 minutes. Would give them a A:-) Saved us money on parking. The house keeping needs to replace towels taken and leave new ice bucket bags. The...More

Thank Star S
Response from Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded January 24, 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. We are so proud of Sam and Rolondo. They truly are the heart and soul of our hotel. We have repaired our pool heater, so next time you...More

Reviewed December 19, 2013

I travel to a great number of hotels with work and rarely give a bad review but this hotel was borderline for me. The employees were all very nice! The pillows were the worst I have had in years and the walls were VERY dirty...More

Thank loribledsoe
Response from Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch GardensResponded December 22, 2013

Dear valued Guest, We would first like to say thank you for your review, and that we appreciate you staying at our hotel. We are sad to hear that our amenities of our hotel rooms was not to your satisfaction, for we are making numerous...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
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
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$109 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#36 Family Hotel in Tampa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$109 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 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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"ask for a suite"
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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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