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“hotel was close to main highway and easy to get to.hotel...” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens
Ranked #85 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Utica
1 review
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“hotel was close to main highway and easy to get to.hotel...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

hotel was close to main highway and easy to get to.hotel was clean and the breakfast was super.clerks were very helpful.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Ron M, General Manager at Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review, September 8, 2014
Four Stars at the Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF: thanks you so much! Your feedback regarding our hotel staff and the best breakfast waffles. Come back soon!. Ron Moran GM
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I booked the king room, from the Expedia website. Baymont is literally a 3 minutes drive to Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. I was super impressed by the King Suite. When I opened my door it I walked into a 'mini living room' equipped with a sofa pull out, a table for two, a coffee table, microwave, mini fridge, and flat screen; THAN that room led too another which is where the king bed and bathroom was and not to mention another flat screen oh and your own private 'mini' balcony. Cleanliness of the room however was a little gross the carpet needed to be vacuumed and I found a dead bug on the table, it could have been CLEANER but it didn't bother me because I take Lysol wipes with me to every hotel I go to. Would I stay here again? FOR SURE! the staff was also very helpful & courteous. Didn't have time to go to the pool or even see it.

Room Tip: King Suite, very recommended.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Ron M, General Manager at Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review, September 8, 2014
Four Stars at the Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF: thanks you so much! Your feedback regarding our hotel staff and the best breakfast waffles. Come back soon.. Ron Moran GM
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Grand Cayman
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

When I visited Baymont Inn it was okay, not the best but okay. Bedding was dirty, carpet wasn't clean, and bad Wi-Fi connection.
On the good side - the staff was very friendly, breakfast was great and I love the location.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

A lot of people look on these websites to judge a hotel based on what other people say. Take it from me, this hotel is a great spot to get away. People expect perfection on a hotel which is non existent in this world anyway. Take things as they come as they happen. I would truly recommend Baymont to my friends if they're in the Florida area. The courtyard equipped with a pool, lounge chairs to relax, tiki bar, and Palm trees was complete serenity ( I even slept at night in one of the chairs by accident!). Breakfast in the morning is simple which is good. I dunno the next time I will be visiting Florida but I'll be sure to stay at Baymont again. Your search is over, choose this hotel!

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Ron M, General Manager at Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review, September 8, 2014
Thank you? the Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF Appreciates the high star rating. Please come back to visit soon Ron GM
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014

This hotel is under renovation so there may be hope for it yet. It is close to Busch Gardens and has a free shuttle to take you back and forth saving the $17 parking fee every day. The price was incredibly reasonable. The evening shuttle driver was a very sweet man that kept us entertained on the ride over to the park. We reserved a spot in advance on the shuttle to return from the park and when it arrived to pick us up two other families that had only just called proceeded to take up all the spaces in the van. That's a people issue--not the hotel's. We returned to the hotel where those two families filled the elevator and the rest of us were waiting on the first floor. The people seemed to have a difficult time finding the right button on the elevator and it remained on the first floor with the door opening and shutting over and over again. While we were waiting, some inebriated individuals were banging on a back door yelling to be let in. The door requires a key card to enter from outside. It was only a few yards from the front door so they could have easily gone around. For our own safety, we did not let them in. After a few minutes my daughter noticed they were gone and we decided to take the stairs near the door. The men had climbed over the stair railing to bypass the door and we were stuck on the staircase with them getting in our face calling us names. It was very scary. They went to the pool and continued to yell obscenities as we went to our room. We didn't sleep well and checked out the next morning. We didn't try the breakfast so we can't comment on that. I would not recommend this hotel for anyone traveling with children. Hyatt Place is just up the road, only costs a bit more, has a shuttle, and feels much more secure.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Ron M, General Manager at Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens, responded to this review, September 8, 2014
Thanks you for your review! Although the Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF does support the brand stands in respect to the guestroom décor, we are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience so we do appreciate this feedback.
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Property: Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens
Address: 3001 University Center Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-6407 (Formerly All Suites Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #85 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa Near Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 150
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens. We are conveniently located only minutes from I275, the University of South Florida, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and of course, Busch Gardens. Our all-suite hotel features a complimentary continental breakfast daily, free high speed internet, complimentary shuttle service to Busch Gardens, USF and Veterans Hospital, outdoor heated pool, activity deck with pool tables and table tennis, guest laundry service, large vehicle parking and so much more. We are located in the heart of it all. Book on line today or call us for personalized service. ... more   less 
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