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Howard Johnson Hotel - Tampa Airport/Stadium
Ranked #124 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Holland, Michigan
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“I wouldn't stay here again on a bet!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Being a HoJo's I wasn't expecting a 5 star, but this property was an embarrassment to me my wife and it should be to the entire HoJo's chain. The property was older and in need of repair from just the first impression. Upon reaching our room we realized that a little repair is a major understatement. The room we were in included a leaky bathtub faucet, carpet so dirty it left my feet caked and needed to washed. To make matters worse, one of the outlets was literally coming out of the wall. To top things off, on the bed was a copy of the latest issue of the local strip club guide. Just awesome!!!! I know HoJo's of late is not what it was in the past, but in no way was I expecting it to be this bad. Do Not stay here!!!!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

This hotel has some maintenance and housekeeping issues which need to be resolved. Front Desk personnel could be more friendly and knowledgeable. There were no maintenance personnel available at the hotel on a saturday at 4:30pm.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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HOMOSASSA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I stayed here for a conference in Tampa and was pleased with the quality and the cost! room was great, price was great

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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ASHLAND
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Room was very average, but clean. Bed was average. Needed more coffee, as they only provided one serving per day.

The hotel is next to the Longhorn Steakhouse, which is one of my favorite restaurants, so it was convient. It's also near some clubs that I enjoy.

The location is about 20 minutes from the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, 10 minutes from downtown and 10 minutes from the airport, so the location was perfect for what I needed.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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Property: Howard Johnson Hotel - Tampa Airport/Stadium
Address: 2055 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607-2542
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Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #124 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel - Tampa Airport/Stadium 2*
Number of rooms: 137
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Howard Johnson Hotel Tampa Airport/Stadium consistently provides the kind of comfort, service and hospitality you expect in a hotel for both vacation and business travelers. Free Scheduled shuttle to/from Tampa Int. Airport 5:15am-11pm, which runs every hour. Transportation also available to Port of Tampa, 10 Dollars Per Person each way. Free Continental Breakfast in Lobby 5:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. ... more   less 
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