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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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...

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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...

North Fort Myers, Florida
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...

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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.

Sebastian
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...

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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.

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We got in early to Tampa so we could go to Busch Gardens, we called while en route to ask about a shuttle from the hotel so we didnt have to pay the $15 parking fee. We talked to Vanessa who told us they did and just stop by the hotel and they would get us there. When we arrived...

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

Dear valued guest, First, I like to thank you for your time on filing out this survey. We do appreciate every guest reviews about our hotel, which punches us to aim higher for service excellence. I am happy to hear that you have mentioned some of our employees by name, so I would like to say thank you. We strive...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 10 September 2013

My family and I stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights. We really liked the convenience of the free transportation to Busch Gardens. Though they only had one van at the time, which made it a little difficult to take a large group. The family was also happy of the continental breakfast. And many chain restaurants around, though we...

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

It is our goal to ensure that our guest enjoyed there stay while visiting the park. We are happy that you had a pleasurable experience while staying with us, and that you and your family recognized the level of customer service we aim for. We appreciate the wonderful review and hope to see you again.

Renton, Washington
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stayed at this location last week for 4 nights. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. The front desk staff is not friendly and even seems unhappy. They do not even say "Good morning" or "How was your stay". There was only one very helpful front desk employee - young gentleman, Brannon or Brandon - thank you! The...

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

Good Morning, First I would like to introduce myself , My Name is Valensca Charles I am the new Assistant General Manager here at Holiday in and Express. I would like to thank you for your comment about our hotel. However; I am sad to hear about your experience here I do apologizes for the inconvenience that this have caused...

Reviewed 5 September 2013

My sons and I stayed here in mid-July while attending University of South Florida's orientation. It was close to the school but not on campus. It was comfortable. quiet, and clean. The beds were luxurious and the room was roomy. Breakfast was included. A plus: the reservations desk clerk determined that we were there for a USF function and gave...

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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 introduce myself, My Name is Valensca I am the new Assistant General Manager here at Holiday Inn and Express.I would like to thank you for your comment about our hotel. Our number one goal is to make sure your stay is enjoyable. I am happy to hear that you had a great time and do...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Had extended family come to stay so decided last minute to go to Tampa for a couple of days ... randomly chose this hotel. We were amazed at the friendliness of the staff, the cleanliness of the rooms and the overall value for money. The receptionists/people cleaning the rooms, the breakfast ladies (Carmen), the drivers Rolando & Sam couldn't have...

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

I am glad to hear that you had enjoyed your stay here, we do wish for your return visit and it was our pleasure serving you. Thank you!

Miramar, Florida, United States
Reviewed 25 August 2013

we were very happily everything great staff exellent always saying hello and also ladys makiing breakfast . making sure everything was there if not they got it great job. drivers to busch garden robert and sam the best call then when your done at both parks island adventure and busch gardens they were there good job . and rooms excellent...

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

Thank you your review and we appropriate that you have chosen our hotel for you to stay in while visiting the park. Our wonderful staff strive to make all guest happy and to ensure they are having a pleasant stay

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2013

1 Point: You come into the Hotel and plenty of parking space provided good. 2 Point: You come into a spacious foyer with reception desk on the right, and found reception always ready and smartly dress and polite and ready to assist. 3:the interior of Hotel aswell as exterior is well kept clean. 4: I think staff in general were...

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

I am happy to heard that your experience at our hotel was wonderful. It is our duty to make sure that each and every guest walks away with a very pleasant experience and I am happy that we have done so. Please come back and visit us soon. Thank you so much.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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 33612-8729
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: ₹ 7,068 - ₹ 13,416 (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 And Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Holiday Inn Express Tampa
Holiday Inn Tampa
Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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“Select rooms available through Busch Gardens Vacation packages (Standard double/King) but those are just fine!”
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