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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2014

I recently stayed in this hotel for 6 nights and would definitely return if I was in the area. It is very close to Busch gardens, just W of 30th st. and beside the Olive Garden. If you come down 30th and turn R onto Busch, you will have to do a U-turn almost immediately. Holiday Inn is on the...

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

Best in the area. Thank you for such high praise. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. I hope that you will come back and stay with us again next time you are in the area. Hopefully the weather will be warmer so you can enjoy our pool.

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We have stayed here and would do again. Lots of free parking and the room and Hotel are very clean an inviting. Across the road from Busch Garden that you could walk to if so inclined. Good morning breakfast and close to several eateries. In fact Olive Garden was right next door which is where we had our evening meal....

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

Wow what a wonderful and helpful review. We truly are lucky to have so many things to do right by our hotel. Until next time. Thank you for your review.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2014

The hotel is right across the road from Busch Gardens and was the perfect location for all local amenities. Close to Downtown Tampa and Clearwater beach. They have a free shuttle bus from the hotel to Busch Gardens which runs in conjunction with the park opening times. We got upgraded to the 1 King 3 room suite, perfect room and...

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We appreciate you being a Gold IHG Rewards members. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again next time you are in Tampa.

Lompoc, California
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Excellent stay. Clean rooms. The breakfast was OK, but saves you $ when on a family vacation. The staff was great, every one of them. The shuttle driver, Sam, was great, too. Very prompt and waiting for you. We didn't wait a single second for him. He was ready at the start time at the hotel and was waiting at...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Rolando and Sam was our drivers for the shuttle service they never left you waiting any more than 10 minutes. Would give them a A:-) Saved us money on parking. The house keeping needs to replace towels taken and leave new ice bucket bags. The pool was not heated I read somewhere it was so a little disappointed. If ever...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. We are so proud of Sam and Rolondo. They truly are the heart and soul of our hotel. We have repaired our pool heater, so next time you come and see us you be able to take a nice refreshing dip. We hope...

Jasper, Georgia
Reviewed 19 December 2013

I travel to a great number of hotels with work and rarely give a bad review but this hotel was borderline for me. The employees were all very nice! The pillows were the worst I have had in years and the walls were VERY dirty in our room and noticed some of the walls in the halls need paint or...

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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 first like to say thank you for your review, and that we appreciate you staying at our hotel. We are sad to hear that our amenities of our hotel rooms was not to your satisfaction, for we are making numerous of changes to improve. We apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We...

Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 December 2013

The shuttle service to and from Busch Gardens was great. Rolando and Sam never left you waiting very long (never more than 5 to 7 minutes). The housekeeping staff did not understand trying to reuse the towels. They took them and never replaced them. The hotel was full and very noisy. Breakfast was good (if you got to it).

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

We appreciate having you here at Holiday Inn Express, and hopes that you come back for a return visit. We strive to ensure all guest have a good experience here at our hotel. We appreciate your review and hope to see you soon.

Home
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stayed here for my daughter's 12th birthday weekend. This hotel was very clean and the staff was very helpful and friendly. The proximity to Busch Gardens was nice and Rolando, the driver of the shuttle to the park and back, was wonderful. He has a wonderful personality and is extremely efficient. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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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 say thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We at Holiday Inn Express strive to ensure each of our guest walks away with a pleasant experience. We appropriate you staying with us and are happy that your stay was wonderful. Please do come back and visit us soon.

talisara
Reviewed 9 December 2013

The hotel was nice, I liked the breakfast and shuttle to and from the park. I would give a better review had the housekeeping been a little better, While they were there it was average at best, Most of the time, they were not there and if you need something you better be prepared to go out and get it...

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

Dear Valued guest, we appropriate you taking the time to fill our the review. We do take all of our guest reviews seriously. We are sad to hear that the housekeeping staff were not at their best during your visit. Our goal is to ensure that each guest have a pleasant stay at our hotel. I would like to apologies...

Saint Cloud, Florida
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We stayed overnight here with our grand daughter prior to taking her to the Lowry Park zoo. The hotel is average. The front desk girl greeted us warmly but I found it odd she did not seem to know the general location of our room as I asked about its location trying to figure where I might want to park....

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

Thank you for your review we thank you for choosing our hotel as a place to stay while you are at the park. We appreciate having you here at our hotel. We do strive for excellent service to each guest that walks through our doors and do wish for a return visit.

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  • 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 )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
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#13 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#38 Family Hotel in Tampa
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