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Charlottesville, Virginia
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402 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

So in brief if your planning to attend Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa this is probably the best hotel you can stay at . If your staying here during this event and not attending Howl-O-Scream this is probably the worst hotel you could stay at , I will explain below. Why its good if attending - Very close , Ronaldo... More 

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2 Thank bvlynch
Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, for it helps the hotel to know these thing so that we can work on areas that are lacking. We are happy to hear that you had enjoyed your stay while visiting the park . We do understand the inconvenience when the hotel gets crowded and people are coming back to the hotel all hours... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Aside from the area of town it is in, this hotel was one of the nicer I have stayed in. Very nice rooms and continental breakfast was better than most! We had the Busch Gardens Pass(2) grouped into our hotel cost and it ended up being a great deal! The shuttle to and from Busch Gardens was very helpful -... More 

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Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for staying with us while you were visiting the park. Our goal is to ensure that each guest has a pleasant stay. We are happy that we have meant that expectations. Each time a guest review is posted we work hard on how we can make things better for I future guest to come, and we do... More 

Greenville SC
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We were very pleased with our service at this Holiday Inn Express. The rooms were spacious. There was a wide selection of choices for breakfast and the shuttle over to Busch Gardens was a tremendous convenience. Rolando, the shuttle driver, was very helpful in providing us with options for parking for the Buccaneers football game. Thanks to all the employees... More 

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Thank Doubard
Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, we thank you for your review of our hotel. We take great pride when it comes to the level of customer service we provide. Its been a pleasure to serving you and we wish that you guys come back and see us again. We are excited that you had enjoyed your stay will visiting the park. See... More 

austin, tx
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Newly remodeled, this was the best hotel we stayed on a recent road trip. The hotel is dog friendly, it serves a nice breakfast, the rooms are comfortable and well appointed, and the lobby is inviting. When back in the area we will definitely stay again.

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1 Thank Tissie320
Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

First, we would like to say thank you for your review. We do understand that our guest have pets that they would like to travel with, so that is why we welcome pets. I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope for a return visit and we are more then willing to... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

Very up to date rooms with spacious restrooms and a very friendly and helpful staff. Conveniently located to I275 and Busch Gardens. Breakfast was good with a spacious dining area and conference room and fitness room. Outdoor pool was also clean.

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1 Thank stuwill42
Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment and are happy to hear that you had a great time while staying with us. Our staff strive to exceed the expectations of customer service and we are proud that we have done so. We do hope that you come back and visit soon. More 

Heathfield, United Kingdom
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341 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This is my second visit to this hotel. The first being a couple of years ago. We were greeted by a very helpful guy on the desk. We were early but e found us a room. Which meant that we could unload our luggage and go Busch Gardens. The room had two queen beds, fridge, coffee machine and microwave, iron... More 

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Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We would like to say thank you for your wonderful review which helps us to further increase our level of customer service. It is our main goal to make sure each guest that walks through our doors have a pleasant stay. We are happy to hear that you had enjoyed your stay with us. It has been a pleasure serving... More 

Salem, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

My family stayed here for a trip to Busch Gardens and were very impressed with the cleanliness. The gentleman working the front desk was very polite at check in. Rolando was pleasant while taking us to the park and provided some valuable information about the area. The morning breakfast was better then we expected and kept fully stocked by a... More 

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Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, we would like to say thank you for your wonderful and helpful review. Our staff take customer service very seriously and we would like to say thank you for mentioning our staff name on this review. Housekeeping do their best to make sure each room gets serviced properly, so thank you for your feedback. We would like... More 

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We traveled to Tampa for a concert and decided to do the King Suite with the Jacuzzi tub since I am 6 months pregnant and knew I would be sore after standing at the concert. Upon arrival (Sat the 28th of Sept) we were greeted by the very friendly, enthusiastic front desk team. We arrived early evening and there was... More 

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Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you had a great time while staying with us. It was unfortunate that the a/c wasn't working in your room, but we are happy to hear that our front desk staff were able to assistant you into getting you a more pleasant room. We thank you for your review and will be anticipating your... More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013

The room we booked was on the luxury side. There was a stain on the padded sofa chair, and there was no locker for valuables but otherwise the hotel room was fine. They offer a shuttle service that runs between Busch Gardens and the hotel and the driver, Rolando, was VERY prompt, friendly, and professional. He works for tips so... More 

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Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

First, I would like to apologies about the spot that was located on the sofa, cleanliness of our hotel is something that we take great pride in.. I am excited that you had enjoy your stay with us and hopes for a return visit. Thank you for your review. More 

Sebastian
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196 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

This hotel is in a perfect spot if you are going to Busch Gardens. It is actually close enough if you wanted to walk there, but why, when they have a free shuttle. It is clean, seems to be fairly new and there are good restaurants within walking distance. Pricing is reasonable and it is about a 30 minute ride... More 

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Drew J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

I would like to take this time to thank you for your wonderful review about our hotel. Its has been a pleasure serving all of our guest to ensure they enjoy their stay rather for business or leisure. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Brand New Holiday Inn Express & Suites is adjacent to Busch Gardens / Adventure Island and is the closest hotel to the University of South Florida and University Community Health Hospital. Enjoy a comfortable stay at the new Holiday Inn in Tampa, a preferred hotel of Busch Gardens, located within walking distance of the hotel. Your family will love staying at our Florida Green Lodging designated hotel in Tampa. We're located just off I-275, directly across the street from Busch Gardens and just a mile away from USF and University Community Health Hospital. Located in the heart of Tampa, we are in close proximity to several other local attractions, including Lowry Park Zoo, Port of Tampa, Florida Aquarium, and the Museum of Science and Industry. Business travelers will appreciate the amenities and services provided at our hotel too! Our Green Lodging hotel is in close proximity to many area businesses, such as Syniverse, Verizon Information Technologies, USAA and the Anheuser-Busch and the Yuengling Breweries. In addition, we provide meeting space that can accommodate up to 60 people with free wireless Internet access. While staying at our tropically landscaped Tampa hotel, you can enjoy our premium amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary, hot breakfast bar. Book your reservations now to take advantage of our great Tampa, FL hotel room deals and rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens

Address: 2807 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: ₹ 6,100 - ₹ 12,475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express Tampa
Holiday Inn Tampa
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#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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