All of the positive reviews of this hotel are correct. I've been to several CIS locations and this one is at the top of the list. Here's the simple list of why:
1. Great location in Tampa: 20 mins from the airport, right next to the on-ramps for east/west travel, 15 mins to Busch Gardens, gas station next door.
2. Good, consistent breakfast day-to-day
3. Friendly, pleasant staff
4. Clean linens, comfortable bed
5. Light in the ceiling of the shower (not just the bathroom but the shower itself). Nice touch I thought.
6. For Club Carlson members: free snack-filled gift at check-in, free room upgrade
This will be my go-to hotel in Tampa for some time. You can feel good about making a reservation here and expecting your stay to be pleasant.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Be our guest at Country Inn & Suites hotel in East Tampa, where our friendly service and convenient amenities will make you feel perfectly at home. This new hotel in the Tampa area provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere sure to delight both business and leisure travelers. Our East Tampa hotel is conveniently located near I-75 and I-4, not far from Sabal Park, USF, Busch Gardens, the Florida State Fairgrounds, the Amphitheatre, Hard Rock Casino and Port of Tampa. This hotel in Seffner offers easy access to downtown, cruise terminals, concerts, gulf coast beaches, and shopping in the Tampa area. Our hotel offers countless amenities like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, Fitness Center and high-speed Internet access. Make your reservations today and see what sets us apart from other hotels in Tampa Bay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Country Inn & Suites Tampa East Hotel Seffner
- Country Inn And Suites Tampa East
- Country Inn Seffner