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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed February 3, 2013

the lady at the front desk was amazing! she came all the way to the back of the building to open a door because i was hurt. The room was awesome the pool was great! amazing experience! the room was very clean and spacious.

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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 review. I am sorry to hear about your injury. I hope you have fully recovered and get to come back to see us soon!

Sydney
Reviewed January 29, 2013

Stayed 3 nights at this hotel mid January 2013, specifically to visit Busch Gardens, and also visit Wickee Wachee Springs to see the mermaids. The hotel was terrific, with fantastic service. The young man on the front desk couldn't be more helpful (sorry, can't remember his name), and the room was great. We had 2 queen beds and sofa bed,...

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

Thank you so much for your review! Drew, Spencer, Rolando, Carmen and Rebecca are going to be happy to see they were mentioned in a review! We truly appreciate you taking time out of your schedule to write a review for us. Please come see us again soon!

San German, Puerto Rico
Reviewed January 29, 2013

Since we arrive we were greated by Reina, she was very diligent with our check in. The room was spacious, very clean, with modern amenities and confi beds. Traveling with my father who is a very active 75 yrs young man, he was delighted with the hotel and staff. During the morning Carmen took great care of us at the...

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

Hello! Please let me add to the chorus of my team members and invite you back any time you want. We love having you all here with us, and hope you get to come back soon! Thank you for mentioning Valerie, Carmen and Reyna in your review! We all get very excited when our team members get their names mentioned...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed in this hotel during the last week of December, 2012 and found it to be a great place to stay. Unlike some of the other Holiday Inn Express hotels, the breakfast was much better and had wider choices. Recommended.

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

Thank you for your review! We appreciate the time you took out of your busy day to do this for us!

Mulberry, Florida, United States
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Really enjoyed my stay this past weekend. The room was as expected and clean. Plenty of parking. Location was close to Busch Gardens and near everything you could need. Drew at the front desk was amazing, I will be returning to this hotel because of the service I recieved from him. Thanks Drew. Great getaway weekend!

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

Wow! Way to go Drew! Thank you for letting us know how well he treated you! We all love that he is on our team. We can’t wait to have you back to the hotel!

Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Reviewed January 14, 2013

We stayed at this hotel during Thanksgiving week. The hotel was located very close to Busch Gardens. The shuttle service provided by the hotel was very accomodating. The bus driver gave us his card and all we had to do was call him when we wanted to come back to the hotel. The rooms were very nice with 2 doube...

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

Hello! Thanks for the review! All the rooms at our property have a microwave and refrigerator. We are happy you found this convenient. Some hotels in our area only have them in certain rooms, and they are hit or miss when you check in. With us, you know you will always get one when you check in. Thank you for...

Florida, United States
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Very close to Busch Gardens, in fact you can see the roller coasters from the parking lot. Breakfast was awesome and free!!! The staff is super nice and very eager to help with anything! They have a very fast shuttle and very nice service that will take you to and from the park. Rooms were very clean and much quiter...

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

We are so glad that you have enjoyed your stay here at the Holiday Inn Express-Tampa-USF-Busch Gardens! We aim to provide the best customer service possible and by this review I feel that we have achieved our goal! Our shuttle driver will also be very pleased to know that he has exceeded your expectations as well! We look forward to...

NORTH AUGUSTA
Reviewed January 7, 2013

We stayed at this hotel over the chrismas holiday. After reading some reviews I was concerned about the location but found it very good and within walking distance of Busch gardens. The staff was friendly and helpful and willing to answer any questions we had. The pool was great and my 12 and 14 year old loved it. It is...

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

WOW! We love hearing great reviews like this that can showcase our team members! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Chris will be honored to hear that he was mentioned in your review! I hope that you enjoyed your holidays with us and we look forward to seeing you next time!

Alberta Beach
Reviewed January 6, 2013

We arrived in Tampa mid-morning after a "red-eye" flight from Western Canada. We easily drove to the Holiday Inn Express and were given an early check-in. After unpacking and a short rest we went straight to Busch Gardens on the courtesy shuttle (Rolando was wonderful - full of information, and very prompt in returning for us as soon as we...

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

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! We really do enjoy reading great things about the hotel on here! Rolando will be thrilled to hear that his name was mentioned on Trip Advisor again! He really is an awesome shuttle driver! All of the breakfast hostess will be glad to hear...

Michigan
Reviewed January 5, 2013

New Years Eve is no time to be driving late at night. Therefore, my family of 4 along with a couple of the kid's friends stayed at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites after ringing in the New Year at Busch Gardens. I made reservations months in advance and called to confirm a late check in. We arrived after midnight...

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

Hello! I am so excited that you enjoyed your stay with us! Sadly, I was not able to make it to the New Years Eve celebration at Busch Gardens but I was told it was great! I am pleased to hear that your check-in went so smoothly and you enjoyed your room! The view is always an added plus! Thank...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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: $109 - $206 (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:
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Holiday Inn Express Tampa
Holiday Inn Tampa
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Select rooms available through Busch Gardens Vacation packages (Standard double/King) but those are just fine!”
 of 5 bubbles 223janelleh, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Get a room facing the park if you want to see the rollercoasters”
 of 5 bubbles iluvdogsdee, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“There is not a bad room as they all face the courtyard/pool area”
 of 5 bubbles 729sherrih, Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
“Get mid hall or get a suite”
 of 5 bubbles peterpL1442FO, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“higher floors offer park view”
 of 5 bubbles DashellAdams, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
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