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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here in 2012,but lovely to see that it has been upgraded. We booked a family room with 2 double beds in December 2016. The room was over looking Busch Gardens, cleanliness was excellent, access was brilliant, parking was great, and breakfast was well worth having especially if you are in Busch Gardens al day. The mini bus service is...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you had a chance to return as our guests! We are so happy to see that you liked our upgrades and that you had another wonderful trip to Tampa! We look forward to your next visit in 2017! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

We initially stayed at a Hilton closer to the downtown area and was very disappointed in the run down rooms (peeling paint, chipped and broken doors, loud a/c units) and lack of service. We moved to this Holiday Inn Express and were blown away by how kind and attentive the staff here were. After discovering that our room wasn't able...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are so glad you found our hotel and enjoyed your stay! We are very sorry you and your family did not feel well during your visit, but hope we were able to ensure you were comfortable until you felt better! Please visit with us again the next time you are in...

Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice clean hotel. Fitness gym is very small and missing weights. Internet is not great. Very polite check in staff and at first very helpful then later pretty busy on their private phones . Pool was lovely and very clean.

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Thank you for letting me know about team members on their phones, as this is not permitted at our hotel and I will be addressing this with our team. We hope you get the chance to stay with us again in the future! Sarah Schmidt...

Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though we typically stay at HIE hotels, this one was not the best. The lobby area wasn't clean and the entire hotel showed wear. Location isn't the greatest, though it's very close to Busch Gardens and USF.

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are deeply sorry you were disappointed in our hotel. This is not a typical experience of one of our guests. We work very hard to keep our newly renovated lobby and public areas perfectly clean and we are deeply sorry this was not your experience. We hope you will give us another chance to...

Elgin, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we were off for a long weekend with our kids and decided to do Tampa. It priority was Busch gardens for a day. We looked at code places and this place worked it well. With nice breakfast in the am and free shuttle to Busch gardens and other close spots all complimentary. We have two rooms and had called...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very glad you enjoyed your visit and had a good time seeing the sites in Tampa! We are very sorry we were unable to honor your request for adjoining rooms, having only three sets in the hotel and adjoining rooms being in very high demand, it can be challenging to meet every request...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights at this hotel. Friendliest and most helpful staff I've ever seen in a hotel! We had a really nice clean room with a great bed. The location was great for us too! We would definitely stay here again!

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

We are so happy you had a wonderful stay and that we were able to meet all of your needs! We hope you get the chance to stay with us again here in Tampa very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent one night here while in town for a bowling tournament. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was much better than expected for the price. We had a deluxe king room on the first floor. It was huge 2 separate rooms divided by the dressing area. Very clean and comfortable. Will stay here again.

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are so glad you had a great stay and look forward to your next visit to Tampa, we hope you will stay with us again!

Tambov, Russia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was such a nice experience! The room is very large and convinient for a family with kids. The shuttle service was a great help too, the driving lady Maureen (please send her greetings from Russia) was very prompt and always on time when needed. The breakfast was great, big variety of food for different tastes and preferences. The swimming...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review! We are very glad you had such a nice visit and that Maureen was able to provide outstanding service for you and your family! We look forward to your next visit to Sunny Florida! Sarah Schmidt General Manager

Munhall, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The Holiday Inn Express near Busch Gardens was good but not great. The reason that I say this is because the staff seemed very lazy and lackadaisical. For example, one of the ladies was sitting on a bench meant for guests every time I saw her "working". That's not a good impression to leave. Also, when we asked them what...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very sorry our team member failed to meet your expectations, could you possibly provide me with some more information on who this person was, as I would like to be able to address these issues directly with them. Again, I appreciate your taking the time to share your experience, and we do hope...

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Well Let me start from the beginning I had booked this trip from booking.com to take my son who has gastroparesis to Bush Gardens well day 1 at check Inn I gave them my debit card to keep for hotel fees big mistake anyway i reserved a bottom floor because of health reasons 2 months prior get there check in...

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Sarah S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for contacting us. We are deeply sorry for the issue you had with our internet, some computers / tables don't like to connect, so contacting technical support at the 1-800 number is always the best bet to get up and running quickly. The table tent in the room includes this information as well as how to log into...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: €121 - €192 (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
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Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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