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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at La Quinta Inn & Suites on E. Fowler when my family came down together to help my brother move from Virginia. We had a King room and our little dog stayed too....for free! Very comfortable bed with ample supply of pillows. Our room came with a refrigerator, MW, and coffeemaker, standard from what I was told. The AC... More 

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Thank slisakook
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Your kind comments are very much appreciated. When your travels bring you back to our area please come and visit us again and bring your little dog too. Sincerely, AGarcia Assistant General Manager More 

Seffner, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not the fanciest hotel I could find but it was the most reasonable. My trip to Tampa was mainly for Busch Gardens and to visit Ybor City. This place is in the perfect location, close to the highway and only blocks from the entrance to Busch Gardens. The rooms are clean and nice. The free breakfast was very... More 

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Thank Sean S
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Sean S Thank you for your recent stay at our property and for your kind comments. We hope to see you when you return to the area to visit Busch Gardens and Ybor City. Thanks for brightening our day! AGarcia Assistant General Manager More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean rooms and friendly, helpful staff! Our room was ready before check in which made it convenient. Staff was friendly and very helpful. This was our third stay at this same location. Very close to Moffitt Cancer Center!

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Thank SKleynen
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for brightening our day! It is great to know your stay with us at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites Tampa USF was as enjoyable as we hoped it would be. I'll be sure to share your feedback with the staff who takes special pride in the upkeep of the rooms and the service to our guests. We're looking... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in many La Quintas, and they all are the same, as far as design and breakfast.....Stayed for a week...breakfast is true continental.... all carbs...the coffee was watered down (coffee machine, that mixes) you have to pull the cup away when the extra water comings out...rather use the coffee in the room.... room was nice and spacious...tub was clogged... More 

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Thank Joann M
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your experience here. We are sorry for the issued you encountered and appreciate you taking the time to write about them. Your feedback will help us correct the issues, and together with my staff we will work hard to provide clean rooms and excellent service. We hope... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not only was the in-room coffee pot broken, but the room had Fleas. sadly, i did not discover this until i woke up in the morning, with no coffee and covered in flea-bites. saw an actual flea (i had my kindle on the floor in the dark room trying not to wake up my daughter, and a flea actually jumped... More 

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Thank Lauren M
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your feedback. I have shared your comments with the staff and we truely regret we fell short of our standards during your stay. I would like to better understand the circumstances of your experience. I'm looking forward to chatting with you in the future. Sincerely, Krista S General Manager More 

Austin, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time staying at this hotel: we stayed there in April as well. Not one thing had changed with the breakfast, not one. No hot foods such as eggs, nor fresh fruit(except the same apples and oranges). Please mix it up regularly; at least each week! The staff~ awesome!

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Thank Robert S
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for your feedback. I am truly sorry that the breakfast did not live up to expectations, but am pleased to hear the staff provided good service for you during your stay. We provide a complimentary Bright Side Breakfast with a variety of choices such as hard boiled eggs, make your own Waffles, and... More 

Des Plaines, Illinois
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63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a couple of years since I've stayed at any La Quinta, and now i remember why I've stopping staying at them. The hotels are old and tired. beds not comfortable at all and same for the pillows. The room is clean but could use a new coat of paint, The bathroom also is old and should be updated.... More 

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are truly sorry that our hotel fell short of expectations during your stay. We will use your feedback to continue to make improvements to our hotel. We do thank you for being our guest and would like the opportunity to redeem ourselves the next time you ate in Tampa. Sincerely, Krista S General Manager More 

Parkland, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel last year during our college tours. Now we decided to stay here again. It is a perfect location for USF. The hotel is clean, beds comfy, and service is fine. Breakfast is ok. Nothing special. But there is plenty of places to eat close by!

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Thank Scott N
lq0977gm, Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. I am pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay. Our team strives to provide excellent service and satisfaction to all of our guests. We look forward to having you again as our guest! Sincerely, Krista S General Manager More 

Planatation, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

My child is a student at USF, and this has been the only place we have stayed while doing his move in weekend. This past trip was the 3rd time. Aside from the lack of water pressure, this place has a great location by campus, easy in & easy out, and is also pet friendly. The rate can't be beat!!!!

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Thank Bruce K
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I know college move in can be a stressful time, and am pleased to hear you came back to stay with us and enjoyed your stay. However, I do want to apologize for the issue with the low water pressure and have relayed your comments to the maintenance team to check for any issues that... More 

Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Excellent. I was surprise because although this hotel is pet friendly, the hotel and the common areas were very clean and the hotel did not smell like animal. I was very happy with this hotel. The pool area was very nice.

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Thank Juan L
lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback! It is great to know you had an enjoyable stay. I will share your comments with my team, who take special pride in the upkeep of our hotel. When a guest takes the time to write we are especially grateful. We hope to see you back soon. Sincerely, Krista S General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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 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). ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

Address: 3701 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6489
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $88 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
La Quinta Inn And Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens)
La Quinta Inn & Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens) Hotel Tampa
La Quinta Tampa
Tampa La Quinta
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
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