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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

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Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express June 28 –July 1st. This was a perfect hotel for us. It was close to Busch Garden and Adventure Island Water Park which was the reason for us to be there. The hotel was clean and the staff was very helpful. The rooms were big and had all the basic amenities that one... 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 so much for your review of your stay with us. We truly appreciate the time you took out of your day to do this More 

North Massapequa, New York, United States
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63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Booked this for 2 nights based on proximity to Busch Gardens and park shuttle service. It's about what you want from this type of property, clean sheets and bathroom. Microwave and fridge a plus. On the minus side, checked in and parked at building's rear only to find that rear door would not open with key card. Had to relocate... 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 taking time out of your day to write and thorough review of our hotel. Please let me first start off with a sincere apology for all the inconveniences it seems you experienced during your stay. We cannot continue to get better and better every day in every way if we don’t get constructive comments such as... More 

Brandon, Florida, USA
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This was our second stay at this hotel. It is the perfect place to stay if you want to visit Busch Gardens. There are lots of restaurants within easy walking distance or a short city bus ride. We are carless travelers and give this hotel and its location 5stars for ease of use without a car. Rolando was a friendly... More 

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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. We all love to hear when we meet and exceed our guests expectations! We hope to see you again real soon! More 

Taylorville, Illinois
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53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We would stay here again! The staff was so helpful and friendly. We had gotten to the hotel at 10:30 and the shuttle service technically it only runs from 8:30-10, and 6-10:30 but they told us they would get us over to Busch Gardens! Rolando was our driver and he was so much fun to ride with! The rooms were... More 

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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 kind comments regarding your stay here at the Holiday Inn Express Tampa USF Busch Gardens. We love it when a guest takes time out of their busy day to write a review for us. Rolando is going to be thrilled to see his name mentioned in a review. It is a very big deal here at... More 

Salzburg, Austria
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238 reviews
127 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This was my second stay at this hotel to visit Busch Gardens and it was as good as my last one! Perfect location - lots of restaurants around. Complimentary shuttle to and from Busch Gardens with the best bus driver around (Robert). Very spacious and clean rooms and a good, free breakfast to start the day. There are Busch Gardens... More 

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

Thank you! We plan on keeping up our high standards for our guests. Thank you for the encouraging comments! More 

Gainesville, GA
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We stayed at this hotel through the Busch Gardens vacation package. The front desk was always very helpful and friendly. The room was large and we found it clean. We used the shuttle to and from Busch Gardens. This saved us $28 dollars in parking. We never had to wait at the hotel, but did wait at Busch Gardens on... More 

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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 leaving a comment about your stay for our future guests to read! Rolando is starting to get his name mentioned more and more, and I couldn’t be more proud of his service to our guests. It is a very big deal to get mentioned on Trip Advisor, and all the team do their best to... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This hotel was our home for a two nights during our visit to Tampa Bush Gardens. The hotel is very conveniently located to the theme park with free parking and a free shuttle if you choose to use it. We found it more convenient to drive than rely upon a shuttle. The hotel rooms are spacious and bright and clean.... 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 kind review! My team and I work hard to keep the hotel looking clean, fresh and new. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

South Daytona, Florida
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69 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Anytime we come to visit Busch Gardens, we always stay here. We like the service and the breakfast is good. The place is kept clean and the people are good.

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

Good Morning. Thank you so much for choosing us to stay with. We truly appreciate you coming to visit, and are thrilled you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for filling out a review for us on Trip Advisor. Come back soon! More 

Wichita, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Our family of 4 had a great time at the Holiday Inn Express by Busch Gardens. The front desk personnel went out of their way to help us find local restaurants and was helpful each time we had a request or question. Every employee I encountered was friendly and happy to help. The shuttle to Busch Gardens was a great... 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 so much for recognizing the front office team. They work so hard to make each and every stay special. I am gratified you had a great stay with us, and thank you for your time in filling out a review for us! We truly appreciate it. I hope you are able to come back soon! More 

MN
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We booked 4 rooms as there were 13 of us in our group. We arrived at the hotel around 8:30 am and was told we could park at the hotel and ride the shuttle bus over. There were around 30 of us waiting for the shuttle. Once the shuttle came, people just jumped in, even though they were not waiting... 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 review. It sounds as though you truly did have an adventure during your stay. It is unfortunate some of our guests weren’t considerate when queuing up for the shuttle. Those that were waiting first should have been the first to get on. We do as much as we can to run the shuttle for the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • 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 - $161 (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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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Holiday Inn Express Tampa
Holiday Inn Tampa
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#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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