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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)
Ranked #33 of 161 Hotels in Tampa
Orange Park, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

I just left this hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room looked clean and smelled fresh. The beds are comfortable. However, every room does not come with a microwave and a refrigerator. Yes, there is an extra charge when requested in some rooms. I have two preteens and a husband. The room was big enough that we did not kill each other after three days. Oh, my husband told me to add the workout equipment is a little ancient. But, overall a good value in Tampa, FL.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

We were only in Tampa for 3 nights and stayed at La Quinta. It was such a great deal considering our room had a refrigerator and microwave (many places charge extra now for these amenities). Continental breakfast and parking was free. Very close to restaurants and shopping. We were only a few minutes away from Busch Gardens. There was also a laundry room on our floor. Check in was fast and painless. Staff was friendly. The only thing was that the carpet was not very clean.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank deeninacorc
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

There is no charge for a pet which is very nice. The rooms were extremely clean and the bed was very comfortable with lots of good pillows. The room looked recently remodeled and had a very warm inviting look.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Denise M
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Gatineau
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

No extra fees for dog, very clean, no bugs at all, the staff is very freindly and helpfull, room was very clean, very close from Busch Gardens (take a taxi for low fare), i would recommand this hotel, loved it. This hotel is about two blocs from the other La Quinta and it worth the distance.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank grenier8
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Columbus, Georgia, Usa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

The room was very clean and the staff were very helpful. Great location for our purposes.
Our room, with a sofa, was large and very comfortable. Breakfast was good with a nice large open seating area.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Property: La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)
Address: 3701 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6489
Phone Number:
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 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The beautiful La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is newly renovated and located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's). ... more   less 
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