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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens

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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent front desk service from Audrey. Truly customer service focused. Arrived early for check in and she went above and beyond to get checked in so we could enjoy the remainder of the day. Thank you to her for making it a great customer service moment

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Thank Gary V
HolidayInnTampa, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Gary V - Thank you for your great review. We are so happy to hear Audrey went the extra mile to get you checked in early. Audrey is a star player and we are proud to have her on our team. Thank you again for your feedback. We really appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you... More 

Seneca, South Carolina
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53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with the room I received for the price paid. The room was barely big enough for the king size bed. Only one elevator and it was in the back of the hotel. No complementary breakfast. I would not stay here again.

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

Dear Jtbblhead - Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are disappointed to know you thought your room was too small. We do have several options of room types available if we had known you were not pleased with the accommodations. Regarding the breakfast, we do have breakfast options available as well. We are a full-service hotel, not... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Loved my stay here, highly recommend. Great location, just a couple of miles from Busch Garden's with complementary transportation to and from the park. The service was fantastic at the front desk, had our rooms set up very quickly with a great greeting from everyone. Available parking, close to various restaurants, including one within the hotel that serves kids menu... More 

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Thank Nicolás L
HolidayInnTampa, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Nicholas - Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed our hotel and our restaurant, and service provided by our staff. We really appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again on your next visit to Tampa. More 

Gautier, Mississippi
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139 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 605 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Fast and friendly staff with excellent suites No breakfast included, but a small price to pay for much more pleasant property. Burger Theory, the on-sight restaurant, serves a pretty good burger, too.;

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

Thank you for taking time to share comments about your recent stay. We are pleased to know you enjoyed our hotel and our great burgers. Thank you again for your review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Crieff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This hotel is excellent for being within a mile of Busch Gardens. The suites are well appointed with good facilities including a sofa bed / lounge and separate master bedroom with the bathroom in the middle. There's a fridge / mircowave which is perfect for dining out boxes. There's a central pool which we unfortunately didn't have time to use.... More 

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Thank Stephen D
HolidayInnTampa, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share comments about your recent stay with us. We are glad to know you enjoyed our hotel. Our staff works hard to deliver great service to each of our guests. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

First of all this has not been renovated it is still under renovation. Strong smell of paint all night. Rooms are ok but it's more like a motel than a hotel. I was quoted a price by IHG which when I checked out was nearly $50 more than quoted . It was $115 per room per night which didn't include... More 

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Thank debs21
HolidayInnTampa, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of our hotel. We are disappointed to know the painting of our building had a negative impact on your stay. We do apologize for any inconvenience experienced during your time with us. We do appreciate your feedback and want to thank you for choosing our hotel. More 

Destin, Florida
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel while visiting the USF campus. The double queen executive suite was very spacious and clean. All of the rooms face inward to the pool/ courtyard area, which was very nice. The hotel restaurant, Burger Theory, had some of the best burgers we have eaten in a long time, with very pleasant staff. The hotel offered... More 

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Thank Chan N
HolidayInnTampa, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to know you enjoyed our hotel and our great burgers! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

McDonough, Georgia
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54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We were able to get a good deal through the Busch Gardens website for our visit. The staff, overall, was very welcoming and helpful. We did have issues getting enough towels for everyone in our room (we had 6 people and 4 towels) on our last two days. The rooms were clean, but they definitely need to spray for bugs... More 

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Thank sts1023
HolidayInnTampa, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to know you the services provided by our staff. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us to continue to be better. More 

Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

As a Chaplain, I do a lot of national & international fundraising. I utilized this hotel to host a fundraiser for Sierra Leone, Africa on June 17th & it was a rousing success. The 120 guests raved about the lush tropical grounds, the amiable & accommodating staff, the food & the service. I also use & or highly recommend this... More 

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Thank Marilyn E
HolidayInnTampa, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share comments about your experience at our hotel. We are delighted to know you are able to speak so highly of our facilities and staff. We strive to deliver a great experience to each of our guests. We take pride in knowing we have done just that. We really appreciate your feedback and look... More 

Central Florida, Florida
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75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

I came in for a one night stay and a conference at the hotel. However I did not arrive thanks to plane delays until after 1:15 am. The staff was nice and courteous even when my card was having issues. I could barely function I was so tired and worn out. Ciieve let me go to my room and sleep.... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was able to accommodate your needs. We value the feedback provided by our guests as it helps to know how we are doing. Thank you again for taking time to share your experience. We hope to see you again... More 

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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
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $100 - $221 (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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“Room close to lobby has better wi fi”
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“All rooms have a great view”
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“First floor rooms require walking down through the gated pool area.”
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