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    La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

    3701 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6489
    (915) 888-3209
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
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    “busch gardens” (147 reviews)
    “boiled eggs” (8 reviews)
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    Reviewed September 3, 2016

    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...More

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    Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded September 7, 2016

    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...More

    Reviewed September 1, 2016

    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...More

    Thank Lauren M
    Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded September 3, 2016

    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...More

    Reviewed September 1, 2016

    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...More

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    Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded September 12, 2016

    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...More

    Reviewed August 28, 2016

    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...More

    Thank tom1909
    Response from lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded September 7, 2016

    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...More

    Reviewed August 28, 2016

    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...More

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    Response from lq0977gm, Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)Responded September 2, 2016

    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,...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $79 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
    • #34 Family Hotel in Tampa
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    Mirrasi
    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.
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    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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    December 8, 2016|
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    Response from philip d | Reviewed this property |
    I can see the park from my window . It is a mile maybe 2 But we walked it in 20 or 25 minutes . Have fun......... My family loved it ..
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    "Away from elevators. Ask for a microwave and fridge they are not standard in all rooms."
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    "We stayed in room 201 which is actually ground level at the back of the hotel."
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