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“Even the name is a lie” 2 of 5 stars
Review of University Inn Downtown Tampa

University Inn Downtown Tampa
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Ranked #104 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Even the name is a lie”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

It is not in downtown Tampa, but in an area where the homeless stand begging outside your door. This is the only motel where they charge extra if you want a non smoking room that I know of.. The South Asian manager appears to lack basic people skills. But my room was fairly clean. The place is noisy. It is really a third rate motel in a place you don't want to be where people rent a room to bring someone they picked up on the street.. The "free" breakfast is pathetic. In short this is run with a level of greed that is clear and is low class. Pass it by.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about University Inn Downtown Tampa

Property: University Inn Downtown Tampa
Address: 830 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606-1419
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #104 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offer customers clean, comfortable and quiet rooms at budget friendly rates. We have both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Also offered are daily and weekly rates(based on availability). Rates vary by season and during special events.Many of our rooms have Microwave, Refridgerator, Blow Dryers, Iron and Ironing Boards. Customers also enjoy 30 channels of cable including 3 HBO Channels and 4 sports channels in all rooms. A guest laundry is available on site. University Inn is located across the street from The University Of Tampa and is .7 miles from the entrance to Downtown Tampa. ... more   less 
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