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Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 19 July 2013

An average hotel for the money. Beds were Comfortable, bathroom was clean but towels were stained. Stayed 2 nights and the used towels were not replaced on the second day. The room was kind of cramped and one of the beds was right next to the air conditioner so we had to use 1 bed when we wanted 2. A...

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

Hello. Please let me start by apologizing for the issues you describe in your review of our hotel. It is not typical for our rooms not to be spotless for each and every one of our guests, and I am deeply sorry we missed the mark in your case. Please rest assured I will be addressing this personally with the...

Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We just returned from a 5 day stay at this hotel and give it the very highest rating! One member of our party uses a wheelchair and, when our travel agent booked the room, they asked for a handicapped accessible room. When we arrived at the hotel, we received a room that was organized for the hearing impaired, not someone...

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

Hello and thank you for your review of our hotel. I am always thrilled to hear that our staff was able to take care of the needs of our guests. If you are ever back in the Tampa are, please come and see us again.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This place is literally right across the street from Busch Gardens and just down the road from Adventure Island. If you're here for that, this is the best hotel for you Check-in was cold from the front desk staff and she seemed to rush me through, I was thinking 'this is Priority Club, huh?'. I had to come back and...

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Ryan C, General 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 of our hotel. I am sorry that we failed to meet the standard that we have set for ourselves. A front desk agent should be warm and welcoming. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast. Our breakfast staff works very hard to provide our guests...

long island New york
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Always there to help! Shuttle service was great as we had grand kids and hubby has back problems so if needed I just picked up the phone & the shuttle came and picked him up and we stayed at busch Gardens or Adventure Island very easy no worries no parking fees went from one park to the other. Great morning...

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

Oh My! Thank you so much for your review of your recent stay with us! Valerie and Ashley will be so happy to see their names on Trip Advisor. We all get very excited when guests remember our names. Thank you again for taking time out of your day to comment about us. We hope you get a chance to...

Jupiter/Tequesta, FL
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We booked a vacation package that included 3 nights hotel and Busch Gardens tickets for a very reasonable price. Our standard room was very nice, with two queen beds, lots of pillows, and a BIG bathroom. The staff was outgoing, friendly and very helpful. The free shuttle service to Busch Gardens was convenient and driver Rolando was great. The free...

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

Hello and thank you for your comments on your recent stay with us! Rolando has done it again, and gotten another mention here on Trip Advisor. It is a competition between him and Sam on who gets mentioned the most on here (although I am giving them a run for their money this month!) We are so happy all our...

Douglas, Georgia
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Our stay relates to treatment being received from H. Lee Moffett Cancer Institute. Front Desk with Tari and Valerie you will receive no less than perfection. Same goes with the Breakfast staff, Mary, Rebecca and Carmen; great food accompanied by geat smiles and cooked with love and perfection. And this is what makes a great Holidlay Inn Express & Suites...

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

Hello! I am so happy you were able to post a review of your recent stay with us. On top of all that you remembered all my team members that made your stay so memorable! They will love seeing their names posted here on Trip Advisor. We make a very big deal of it here during team meetings. Thank you...

Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Holiday Inn was clean and neat , everything you would expect in a holiday Inn , but Ryan C, General Manager went out of his way to make us welcome after we lost our reservation at another hotel . He made us feel welcome , the room was clean and neat , morning breakfast was good and where else can...

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

Hello! Thank you so much for filling out a review for your recent stay. I really do appreciate it when out guests let everyone know how much they enjoyed their stay. I hope to see you all again real soon!

Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 July 2013

This Holiday Express was similar to any other Holiday Express. However, the majority of the staff were super friendly which is probably why so many people were staying there. Also it is just across the road from Busch Gardens which was the purpose of our visit to the area. Rates which include breakfast were very reasonable. Liked the coffee. Rooms...

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

HI! Thank you so much for taking time out to fill our a Trip Advisor for your stay. We appreciate the recognition all our hard work gets us! We hope you get a chance to come stay with us again real soon, maybe for the opening of Falcons Fury next year at Busch Gardens, or Howl-O-Scream in October!

Atlanta
Reviewed 29 June 2013

I have to admit I was nervous when we took the exit to come to the hotel. Even during the day the area/neighborhood seems suspect. I was pleasantly surprised to see the hotel lobby was clean along with our room. The thing I liked most about the room was it was spacious and bigger than we expected with a little...

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

Hello, and thank you so much for taking time out to review your stay with us. We all work really hard around here to make sure everyone has a great stay. I am so happy you gave us a shot. So many people find when they stay with us their original impression of the area is not as bad as...

Panama City, Florida
Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

Absolutely loved it...great food, service, and next door to Busch gardens was a plus! There is so much to be said about this hotel but I don't feel like typing it lol. Go to the Busch gardens website and get the package with this hotel and you won't go wrong!

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

Hello! Thank you so much for your comments! We really appreciate it!

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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: €113 - €184 (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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