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Fairfax, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trash on floor, and hair and other items on sheets. Bed was very comfortable though. Could not walk barefeet in room. The breakfast was missing meat. Not the best breakfast for a hotel. They also got my reservation mixed up with someone else, which I did not understand.

Thank Brenda W
New Haven, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay near Busch Gardens, 20 min walk to main ticket gates. Many restaurants to choose from within driving distance. Hotel staff very friendly. Smooth check in process. Comfy accommodations.

Thank melissasI9733TL
Tampa, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff and hotel was very nice.. It was great that would could bring our dog with us. Yes would stay there again. It was also nice that we got the suite so that way you did not feel like you were just in a stuck in a room.

Thank Pat H
Granbury, TX
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Great location for things to do and many nearby restaurants to choose from. Great place to go if you have a dog. Also, close to a nearby Shopping Mall. Had no problems with the internet connections, Some rooms have a beautiful view of nature preserve.

Thank shilocat
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We had special requests that were accomplished with this hotel: pet friendly and in walking distance (20min) from Busch Gardens. Apart from that, not much to praise: breakfast was only ok, reception was unfriendly and the room smelled funny. But it was in a good price ($89/night).

Thank ana carolina f
New Mexico
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Do not stay here -- it is filthy and a very poor example of the La Quinta brand. It is an old facility that should be torn down and replaced by a new building. The bed covers had probably not been cleaned in years. There was a caked dirt all around the bottom of the bed covers. My wife refused...

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General M, Manager at La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. I am sorry that the condition of your room wasn't up to our usual standards. I have shared your comments with our housekeeping staff for immediate attention. Reviews such as these help us improve our operation. Sincerely, Melanie

Reviewed October 9, 2016

This hotel is clean and the staff was pleasant and helpful. If you can get a good rate and the location is good for you, then this is a good place to stay. Unfortunately, due to a lost reservation at another La Quinta hotel, we ended up here at full price. The beds and breakfast are just ok.

Thank ksrinlv
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

9202 North 30th Street is disgusting. Not worth $50 a night. Especially not worth the $122.08 we paid for one night. Being next to Busch Gardens should not allow this company to charge so much for their run down hotel. This place needs a complete renovation. The only good thing is the towels were clean and even though I seriously...

Thank rlg26
Rockledge, Florida
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights when traveling with our dog. It was our first time at a La Quinta and I have to say it exceeded our expectations and was a pleasant stay. Great location to Busch Gardens and lots of restaurants, very friendly staff, our room was clean and they had a small area to take...

Thank 321Shopper
General M, Manager at La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments regarding your stay. I will share your review with the team. They will be pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Melanie

Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed a night here before my mom had surgery at Florida Hospital of Tampa, and used our AAA discount to get a rate of $85. Our room was extremely clean, spacious, the front desk was able to recommend a number of places to eat, and was very helpful. We sat out by the very large and nice pool area,...

Thank brooklynMI
General M, Manager at La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Your kind comments are very much appreciated. I have shared your comments with my staff and they are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Sincerely, Melanie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The La Quinta Inn Tampa Busch Gardens is only a mile from Adventure Islands Theme Parks and Busch Gardens theme park. Other family attractions include the Museum of Science and Industry, Lowry Park, and the Zoo. Ride the trolley at exciting Channelside or partake in the enchanting ni...See moreghtlife at Ybor City. Busch's Family Sports Bar & Grill is adjacent to the property and Yuengling Brewing Company is only a mile. Shopping destinations include University Square Mall and International Plaza. We are two miles from the University of South Florida. Walk from here to Johnson Battery Controls; it's just a mile to Pepsi-Cola, Quest Diagnostics, and Moffit Cancer Center. Find everything you need for an enjoyable stay at the La Quinta Inn Tampa Busch Gardens. We have a sparkling outdoor swimming pool and a game room. There is a guest laundry facility. All of our clean and comfortable rooms include free high-speed Internet access, a 25-inch TV with free cable, pay-per-view movies, Nintendo game system, and more. Enjoy a delicious Free Bright Side Breakfast every morning. Bus parking available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens

Address: 9202 N 30th St, Tampa, FL 33612-8716
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $77 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 144
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“The suite is awesome 2 bathrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles joeleeh, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your room is not next to elevator it could get noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 699nerissab, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
“Third floor is great and the back and north side of the hotel are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jonahb401, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
“Cannot help you here - think they are all going to hear siren noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ACR195, Apr 18, 2016 | Read review
“For barely more money, stay at La Quinta on Fowler. Much, much nicer hotel.”
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