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Weston, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I want to name to people who made this stay excellent. Leida and Rolando are two awesome employees that you must keep. They were very helpful and collaborative, they always listened to our questions and concerns. They accommodate everything in order to make you feel welcome and happy. The hotel is very clean, well maintained and very organized. I definitely... More 

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Thank Patricia V
Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello! Leyda and Rolando are going to really be excited to see their names mentioned! Thank you – also - for recommending us to all your family and friends. We are all very focused on service at our hotel, and we are all very happy we exceeded your expectations during your stay. Please come back soon and stay with us,... More 

Tavares, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Thank you so much for making our stay the best. My son 's wedding was great and the whole Duran family enjoyed our time in Tampa and especially at your facility. A special thank you to Reyna for her over the top service and hospitality.

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us as the place to stay during such an important event! We are happy we are part of your families memories now! Please come back every year and celebrate the anniversary! More 

Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is our 3rd visit to Holiday Inn Express Tampa USF. The staff is friendly and helpful. Reyuce and Rolando went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. The free shuttle to Busch Gardens was quick and convenient. The beds once we got back from the theme park were very comfortable. Hot breakfast in the morning was great... More 

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello! Reyna and Rolando are going to be so excited to see their names in your review! We really appreciate you took time out to recognize their excellent service. We all work really hard to exceed our guests expectations, and we all get really excited when one of our team members get recognition! Thank you so much for your review! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This Holiday Inn Express was very average. Not like a typical one. The rooms were ok, the service was standard. I stayed for a week. It was not a hotel you wanted to be at more than 2 days. The fride in my room frozen everything. I asked 3 different times for someone to fix it. They never did. Breakfast... More 

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking time out of your day to fill out a review for us. It seems you had an OK stay, which is good, but we want our guests to love us. We hope you will give us another stay to win you over. We have recently made some service changes I know you will love. We... More 

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I'm from Jacksonville, and whenever I come to Busch Gardens, I try to stay at this Holiday Inn Express. The lobby is clean and kept, and the rooms that I've stayed in have always been clean and kept as well. The free shuttle service is super convenient and I would encourage anyone that plans on going to the park to... More 

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello. Rolando is going to love seeing his name here on Trip Advisor. It is a big thing for my team members to get their name posted in a guest review! Thank you so much for taking time out to post a review for us! More 

Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We get into the room and turn down the bed to a gross surprise - stained sheets and bedding. The night clerk was very apologetic - but the sheets and bedding she brought up were also stained. I went with her down to the laundry room - she went thru (I am serious here) 10 sets of sheets before she... More 

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello. I am very upset and disheartened you had this experience at my hotel. Although Starr jumped in quickly to resolve your issue, we all work very hard here to make sure things like this don’t happen in the first place. Please accept my sincere apology. I can let you know we have inspected the room you were in and... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The people at this hotel went out of their way to make our stay very enjoyable. A person was sent to our room to help us log in to the internet. Every one was very polite. We spend two days at Busch gardens. The park and location were ideal for my wife and I.

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Thank Sandra S
Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you so much for your kind review. We all are very focused on improving our service level for all our guests, and we are happy we exceeded your expectations during your recent stay with us. We hope you come back again real soon! More 

Florida
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Enjoyed a one-night stay here while going to Busch Gardens' Howl O'Scream. The hotel check-in area was extremely busy, yet the staff was calm and courteous. We were given the same room type that I booked - a king, non-smoking. Since I'm a Priority Club member, they presented a little goodie bag upon arrival - a bottled water & microwave... More 

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your very kind review! We appreciate the time you took out of your day to let our future guests know what to expect when they make a reservation to stay with us. Your perception of the hotel is very important to us, and my entire team has recently gone through training to make sure we know... More 

French Lick, Indiana
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I've always held Holiday Inns in pretty high regards. This was the worst Holiday Inn I've ever been to. The bed had toenails on it where someone had been grooming themselves. It looked as if they had also shaved their pubic hair on the bed. The chair in the room was covered in filth. The carpet was extremely dirty also.... More 

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Thank Benjamin K
Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Wow. First off, please accept my sincere apology for the issues you mentioned in your review. As you can clearly see from all of the other reviews left by previous guests, this is certainly way out of the ordinary. My whole team and I take extreme pride in everything we do, and I take personal responsibility when we miss the... More 

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Spent about a month in the Tampa area working. Stayed at The Holiday inn, Star, Drew and the rest of the staff made my stay over the top enjoyable. Great Job guys keep up the good work. Hope to see ya's again some time. Mark

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Ryan C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hello! I cannot tell you how happy I am to see some of my team members mentioned in your review! Thank you so much for letting us all know how great your stay was. Please come back and enjoy the parks when you don’t have to work! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

Address: 2807 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-8729
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $93 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
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#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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