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Econo Lodge Busch Gardens

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  • Excellent8%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible45%
9 May 2017
“Not terrible but just a step above”
3 weeks ago
“Overall good place for the area. ”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Its clean and newly remodeled.Everything in place. Check ib was a little slow.- No shower caps. but the bed was very comfortable and the sir conditioning worked great ... the shower was not good but i managed - they do not offer shuttle and they...More

Thank Betty A
Response from Quality Inn T, Manager at Econo Lodge Busch GardensResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we will show our department heads this review.

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Let's go through this experience again. Waited 15-20 mins for anyone to be at checkin. When she got there she answered phone before saying anything to me. Put on hold and then rushed checked me in. Had to ask where my room was and where...More

Thank Matthew R
Response from Quality Inn T, Manager at Econo Lodge Busch GardensResponded 14 April 2017

Good afternoon Matthew, I was sorry to hear about your stay, we had to let the employee you mention go, they no longer work for our hotel. I have spoken with the rest of the staff about the issues, and want to make sure that...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Stayed 3 nights here at $85 per night. Room was large and clean. Bed comfortable. WIFI was only OK. Breakfast was anemic. Think of coffee served with tiny little muffins. Main problem was the noise. The walls are paper thin. Reprobate residents smokin' and jokin'...More

Thank Michael R
Response from Quality Inn T, General Manager at Econo Lodge Busch GardensResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we will show our department heads this review. I was sorry to hear about the noise, I did not see any notes or complaint about the noise, we would have taken care of that right...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

The hotel looked like a flop house. The staff was fairly nice. There were drug dealers and prostitutes in the parking lot. I was thoroughly disgusted. I stayed there only because it was the only hotel under $100 on a holiday weekend across the street...More

Thank Adam B
Response from Quality Inn T, Manager at Econo Lodge Busch GardensResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we will show our department heads this review. I was sorry to hear that you had some issues. We do have security that walks around the property in the evening. I will get with security...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

My Wife and I were passing through Tampa on the evening of the 20th of January 2017 and we had stopped to find a room at a few places and they were booked so when we arrived at the Econo lodge we were happy to...More

Thank Darren S
Response from Quality Inn T, Manager at Econo Lodge Busch GardensResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we will show our department heads this review. Were you able to call us when this was happening? We could have stopped that right away. We have security on the property and could have taken...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 72 - US$ 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 72 - US$ 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Vilma S
30 December 2015|
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Response from Econo Lodge U | Property representative |
No, Busch Gardens is walking distance.
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Room Tips
"away from the pool...very noisy"
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"No Elevators, ask for ground floor"
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"this hotel should charge less"
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"Don't Stay here at all"
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