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Regency Inn
Ranked #139 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Reviewed May 14, 2014

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

The staff was nice. Looked decent on the outside, but the hotel was terrible inside. The halls smelled like smoke and dead fish. The room smelled like smoke. Most of the people we saw there appeared to be living there, not travelers. People knocking on doors at all hours. Lobby is closed after dark so you have to check in through a window. Linens were stained, corners of the room were dirty and the room was poorly painted. Toilet seat and bed covers had cigarette burns in our "non-smoking" room. TV remote batteries were dead. Top door lock was broken off. The breakfast was minimal... single serving cereals, white bread/toast and bagels, small muffins, juice and milk. Breakfast area is too small. The bed was comfortable except for the lumpy, smelly pillows and stinky bed covers. Cushioned chair on patio was old and full of holes. A/C runs all day/night to keep the room comfortable. Very busy street all night long. Police and emergency vehicles driving by all night long. Can't make a left turn out of the parking lot.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

This was by far the worst experience with a hotel I have ever had. The room was awful , there were cigarette burns on the bed covers, in a non smoking room, the bed sheets were stained , the room was extremely dirty where there were things from the previous occupants left . For 9 days they had only cleaned our room once, never came in never changed the sheets and never even replenished the towels. I had complained every day to the front desk and they did nothing about. Honestly I have stayed in Howard Johnson before but this was by far the worst and most disgusting hotel ever.

Room Tip: never book this hotel
  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

1- Rooms stink
2- Bed burn from cigarettes buds.
3- Microwave explode firs nigth
4- bugs in bathroom and microwave.
5- Carpet wasn't clean
6- they say "Free breakfast" bit really is a cup cake and a coffe
7- bathrooms look dirty

DON'T STAY HERE!!!!!!

  • Stayed: April 2014
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

Staff smokes right out side the front door. Non smoking room smelt of smoke. Bugs in bathroom. Room was not quite you could here everything, from people in the hall to the ice maker. The breakfast was minimal at best. We have a student at the college near by, safe to say when we visit we will NOT stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Additional Information about 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 #139 of 163 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range: $39 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Regency Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Howard Johnson Tampa
Tampa Howard Johnson

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