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Howard Johnson Hotel - Tampa Airport/Stadium
Ranked #129 of 164 Hotels in Tampa
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Was able to score 2 nights for under $100 which is a steal, but overall there was a reason why. Initially shen I checked in the feont desk tried to move me feom queen to 2 doubles. Declined becauss I had my partner with me but wish I didnt. Walking in, the room was decently cleaned, non smoking. But almost everywhere I walked there was crraking like the floor was going to collapse and the bed was even worse. I never heard a squeakier bed in my life! Coming back after a day out my key didnt work...and I was only given one so I had to go to the front. Theywere accomodating.... That second night I moved the automon and found a cigarette butt - did I mention this room was non smoking? Overall, I think this room is not often used for the shortcomings listed but is a last result if no other queen size rooms are available.

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Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great location for single people on a budget. Their best available rate is to high for a Motel. Book through Expedia for a discounted rate.

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

Yogi is great and the property is well taken care of seeing it has been there for over 40 years.I would recommended to everyone I know who need a great place to stay pool a plus.rooms are decent sized and clean no bugs thank god can't say that for a lot of hotels in the area.

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Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were going on a Cruise and needed a hotel for the day before and the day after the Cruise. We chose this hotel because of its low cost and just hoped it wouldn't be gross and run down. The rooms were great! Very clean and no foul smells that some low cost hotels can have. The staff was wonderful in accommodating my needs because I accidentally booked the wrong day (before my Cruise) and had booked through Orbitz. We came back well before check in time (after the Cruise) but they were able to get us two rooms early with a minimal wait. It isn't 4 stars like a typical 4 star hotel, but for the low cost they charge, the staff and rooms are excellent! The area isn't the greatest but it didn't bother us at all ( and no one bothered us either).

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Stacey G
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

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Thank Karissa J
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Reviewed June 11, 2014

Oh my where to start our room was horrible,coffee maker filled with gunk,tv didnt work they took forever to replace,microwave dirty didnt work,plumbing leaked,and bugs there are alot of staff leave here and have been annoying,and not so savory characters bother and the manager here is rude.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Ronale H
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Additional Information about 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 #129 of 164 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range: $64 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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