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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens

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Southwick, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this was an awesome hotel. We actually ended up with a 2 room suite. WIFI, cable.Bathroom was very clean and the the entire suite spotless. I even walked around in bare feet and I never do that in any hotel. Excellent stay even though it was one night. will stay there again.

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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our family of 8 includes a set of 2year old twins & we arrived in Tampa to go to Busch Gardens. From the moment we entered this hotel until we walked out, we received the most amazing, courteous & professional service. The front desk discovered we made our reservation for all of us at a Holiday Inn at a different...

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Cape Coral, Florida, USA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Matt riddick the GM is the best I have seen and I spend over 100 nights a year in various hotels He knew system and how they worked and got results quickly, his house cleaning department exceeded our needs and when they said they would be done they where. It has been a long time I could say this place...

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North Port, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

If I ever have to stay in the Temple Terrace/ Busch Gardens area again, you can bet I will be here!!! I had to be in Temple Terrace over the weekend frequently over the past year. They were able to give me the same room every time I went. The staff is so very friendly!! Tara was terrific! The room...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel is so sweet and kind and considerate. They blew me away. We attended the FPMA meeting on 2-16 and were greeted with a smile. I will definitely consider having a meeting there in the future

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MatthewRiddick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi michellegrunberg86 and thank you for your 5-star review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and we are glad that you will choose us in the future for your business meeting needs. See you soon! Matthew Riddick General Manager matthew@histampa.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel with surprising courtyard garden, heated pool and full service restaurant onsite for breakfast, lunch and dinner all delicious. Clean and comfortable room with cheerful staff and curb service to Busch Gardens !

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MatthewRiddick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Heather v and thank you for your 5-star review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and the amenities that we have to offer and we hope to welcome you again soon!

Crossville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Had two 5 day stays in December and was really pleased overall. The staff was nice, friendly and very helpful to all of your needs. The only drawback I had when I was there was the WIFI was very poor. It was tough for me to do any work because of the Internet. That would be the only improvement...

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MatthewRiddick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you Plsport for your review! We take guest feedback very seriously and would like you to know that we are currently in the process of completing almost $100,000 in upgrades to our Wifi equipment and services to provide the fastest and most reliable internet connection from any area or room in the hotel! Hopefully you will be able to...

Forest, Virginia
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

After reading several T/A reviews and getting the advice of a local business associate regarding the north Tampa area, I decided on staying at the HI-BG. This property is older but looks to be fully renovated at some recent point in time. It's kind of a unique design in the fact that the rooms open up to the outside which...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi GRofVA! Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Tampa North / Busch Gardens Area, FLl and going out of your way to share your feedback. I'm pleased about your positive remarks for our cordial hotel staff particularly Syreeta from our bar. I am also glad to know that you found your bed to be comfortable and...

Sarasota Florida
Reviewed January 12, 2017

When you walk in the living room is there and the bathroom , then there is the bedroom with King bed in the back , there is a door that closes off the bedroom from the living room/kitchen area. We had a friend stay in the front on the couch , but she could use the bathroom when needed and...

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MatthewRiddick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Cathy333P! Thank you for your excellent 5-star review! We're so glad that you enjoyed the room, and your stay! You'll definitely have to try the Burger Theory restaurant on your next visit! The on-site full service restaurant and bar has great food, drinks, and service that you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! We hope to see you...

Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Just across the bottling plant... so I love the location The facility is a renovated old facility. Means HIE tried their best to bring a modern flair into an older facility, and I like it... They have the Burger Theory Restaurant, which I love. Live the one in Indiana, and now love this too... The only thing is, the elevator...

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MatthewRiddick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you Ferdinand R for your review! We are glad that our location is convenient to your reason for staying with us! We are an older property that has undergone an 5-million dollar renovation, and actually won the prestigious "Renovation of the Year" award in 2015 upon completion! :-) I'm very glad that you enjoyed the Burger Theory restaurant as...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North-Busch Gardens Area Property! Proudly winning the 2015 IHG Renovation Award with more than 4 million dollars in renovations and moderation completed. Come experience true luxury and relaxation on your next trip to sunny Tampa. Easily accessible from I-275 or I-75 and conveniently located within 1 mile of Busch Gardens and USF. We offer complimentary shuttle transportation to major area attractions/businesses within a 2-mile radius. Start your day off right with our Best-4-Breakfast Menu. Whether your trip to Tampa is for business or pleasure, relax in our upgraded spacious 2-room suites with a separate living room area, mini-fridge and microwave. Travelers can stay connected with our 24-Hour Business Center, Free Wi-Fi and enjoy a satisfying meal and drink in our Burger Theory Restaurant. Watch your favorite team or catch up on the news while viewing 1 of 6 big screen TV's. Treat yourself to our happy hour specials in our full-service lounge. On-site meeting/banquet facilities are also available. Minutes from Moffitt Cancer Center, VA Hospital, Morsani Center, Florida Hospital, MOSI and Lowry Park Zoo. Just a short drive from downtown Tampa, historic Ybor City and Tampa International Airport. Guests love our spacious, beautifully landscaped courtyard area. Tropical plants, koi pond, outdoor pool and an open view of the sun will gives you a truly relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens

Address: 11310 North 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612 (Formerly Grand Suites Hotel near Busch Gardens - USF)
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $140 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens 3*
Number of rooms: 116
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn And Suites Near Busch Gardens - Usf
Holiday Inn & Suites Near Busch Gardens - Usf Hotel 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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“Make sure to ask for a renovated room, although by now I am sure that they all are”
 of 5 bubbles laurensmana, 1 week ago | Read review
“Very accessible to Busch Gardens. Rooms on the street a bit noisy for a light sleepeer.”
 of 5 bubbles heathervA8436QM, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Try to stay away from the facing the pool directly to avoid the noise.”
  • Pool are at very end of the courtyard.
  • Panorama of the room from the bedroom
  • Sink and Vanity
  • Bed
  • Panorama from the bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Sid_and_Roxy, Dec 28, 2016 | Read review
“Read my review for tips.”
 of 5 bubbles Dmitriy1987, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the staircases will probably be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 230drewd, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
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