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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The beautiful La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is newly renovated and located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's).
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair access
Business Center with Internet Access
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Breakfast included
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Tampa Intl Airport9 mi
St. Petersburg Intl Airport19 mi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yr 5 coming here while working in Florida from Chicago. This La Quinta is always a great spot. Very clean rooms. Staff almost always can honor my special early ck in requests. If you're looking for a clean,safe place to stay near Busch Gardens or...More

Thank ChristineL18865
Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your comments regarding your stay at La Quinta Inns & Suites Tampa USF. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are even happier to hear that you have stayed with us before and we hope that you continue...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

The Hotel is in an excellent location. Premises' are keep very nice. Room was very clean and very spacious. The bed was also very good and comfortable. The breakfast was OK and adds value to the room as there is no need to go elsewhere.More

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Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded October 11, 2018

I am glad to hear that you find a great value in our hotel. We strive to give great service and clean comfortable rooms at a great value. Thank you for sharing your experience. The staff loves to hear when they receive positive feedback. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stay in a quinta inn, is quite similar to The Best western, clean, friendly staf, a very basic breakfast . The pool area is awesome, we saw a small garden snake🤔 This hotel is OK for a short stay.

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Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded 1 week ago

I appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. Your satisfaction and continued trust are our top priorities. I look forward to showing you that we are continuously working hard to make sure each visit meets your expectations and our high standards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moffitt cancer patients this is a friendly hotel for us to stay and affordable. There is a Pool and Jacuzzi , Small breakfast,very friendly staff and willing to help at any time. Beds are great! WI-FI is Fast!

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Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind comments about your recent stay at La Quinta Inns & Suites Tampa USF. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for your kind words; our staff values your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a week. The staff was great, Chadwick, Amanda, Jose, Kitty and the sweet house keeper Malka. You would not know that you are in a busy area as the hotel is very quiet. The hotel was well maintained daily and very...More

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Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback! We’re so glad you had such a wonderful stay with us at La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa USF. I will be sure to share your kind comments with the team, they love to hear when they receive positive feedback....More

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June 11, 2018|
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Response from Palmview | Reviewed this property |
Yes, campus is across a busy street. I have seen pedestrians cross safely, but one needs to be alert. Driving in that area is fairly easy once you look at a map. I've been traveling from 275 to the campus daily for a... More
December 28, 2016|
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Response from slisakook | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I don't know. We drove down to Tampa and never went to Busch Gardens or the airport. I would check directly with the hotel.
December 8, 2016|
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Response from kitkat10410 | Reviewed this property |
From the hotel to the entrance of Busch Gardens it is a straight shot down McKinley Drive (the hotel is near the corner of McKinley and Fowler). It's about a mile and a half from the hotel to the entrance. There is a... More
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