I stayed here in June 2013. When pulling up it seemed a little confusing because there was another hotel surronding the Holiday Inn. The area seemed older. So we checked in and went to the room. The room had a weird musty smell to it. In addition the lounge chair seemed old and had a HUGE stain on it!! Not a chair I would want to relax in. It's hard enough knowing you are sleeping in a room hundreds or thousands of people have stayed without being reminded with a used looking stained chair. So overall the room was OK not great.
On a positive side, the following morning they had complimentary breakfast which was really good with a good deal of variety. Then we sat out by the pool area which was updated and clean. That was very nice and relaxing!
As far as managment or personel, we really did not see much or anyone meeting with the guest so I can't really say if they were nice or not. The front desk was not good or bad. They did there jobs but no over the top experience.
So overall to me just an average stay. If the rooms were a bit better I would rank higher.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stay SMART at the Tampa Stadium Hotel Airport area. We are the closest Tampa hotel to Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Legends Field, the spring training site of the New York Yankees. Our hotel is close to Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Westshore business district. Downtown Tampa, Port of Tampa, the Convention Center and St. Pete Times Forum are just a 5 minute drive. Tampa Stadium Hotel is also close to all attractions such as Ybor City, Busch Gardens, Tampa Aquarium and MOSI. We offer free shuttle service within 3 miles, between the hours of 6:30 am and 10 pm. The Tampa Stadium Area hotel is a non-smoking facility featuring our free continental breakfast, high speed internet access and business center. Our Tampa hotel also offers 7,000 square feet of meeting space and full-service catering facilities and our peaceful setting on our own private lake is the perfect location for exchanging your wedding vows. Unwind at the end of your busy day at our outdoor heated pool and spa or in our state-of-the-art fitness center. Corporations located nearby the hotel include Hertz, St. Joseph's Hospital, General Motors, Lear Corporation, General Electric and FEDEX Corporation. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites - Tampa Stadium Airport
- Holiday Inn Express Tampa
- Holiday Inn Tampa
- Tampa Holiday Inn