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“Graduation Night” 4 of 5 stars
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Regency Inn
Ranked #134 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Fort Myers
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32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Graduation Night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

This hotel was where we stayed for USF graduation. It was OK for that. The hotel is older and is showing its age, however, it was clean and served our purpose for a place to stay over while attending graduation. The price was right and that was the determining factor.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here back in January of 2013. I was so disgusted and disappointed. The only good thing about this place was the location. 7-11 across the street, McD's, Waffle House, and Jerk Hut only a 3 minute walk away. That was the only good thing. To start, the hallways on the first and second floor were both disgusting and gave me a bad vibe about my room. I entered my room and realized that there was a hole in my bed sheet. It had burn marks around it. Keep in mind.. I got a non smoking room. The chair looked like it had some sort of mold or something on it. I stayed away from it. The bathroom... DIRTY and NASTY. The counters were kinda clean. The shower floor had dirt all over it and wouldn't come off even after I tried rinsing it. The toilet was just... awful. It had something on the rim of the inside. It looked like some fungus or something. It was just disgusting and unsanitary. The awkward part is how low it was to the floor... This stay was horrible and I do NOT plan to stay here again. This place needs to be checked by an inspector. So unsanitary, disgusting, nasty, and just awful.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The Good things I can say would be that yes it is close to all kinds of food places, it was quiet, the staff was helpfull, the beds were comfortble. Now for the bad things, first it smells terrible in the hall ways, No elevator, the breakfast is a joke (bagels, toast, cornflakes,fruitloops,pastries, coffee, apple juice, and orange drink not juice) some mornings they did not have enough food to go around. The pool area would be nice if they would clean it up. The pool was full of dirt on the bottom,the chairs are just cheap plasic that are filty and cracked. The carpets in this place were so dirty that you can never walk around with nothing on your feet. We had 3 cockroaches in our bathroom. The rooms need new paint, just behind the place is an alley way that I had seen crack heads hanging out smoking their crack pipes all day and night. Good luck if you stay here. They seem to be making improvements but Im not sure how good they can get it.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 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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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Regency Inn

Property: Regency Inn
Address: 720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-5332 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens)
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #134 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Regency Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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