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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 December 2013

The Holiday Inn Express North Tampa is by far the best of the brand. If IHG was looking to build their brand and image around a model this is the location to select. For the last two years, I have traveled to this location and held meetings within the conference areas. I would have groups of 6 through 16, and...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Your compliments and recommendation are sincerely appreciated. It is a pleasure to provide a successful training environment. Our team takes pride making the trainees feel like family. We will miss your arrivals for business, but will be honored to serve your family for your trips to Florida. Wishing you success in your new position, George Sandona, General Manager

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2013

I booked this hotel because of the reviews on this site and was so glad that I did. It's not the nearest to Busch Gardens but it's an easy journey, close to the Interstate and it's definitely the best! The levels of service are everything that has been said. In addition the hotel is immaculate and the rooms spacious with...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear Practical, It is always great to hear from travellers who appreciate so many of the unnoticed details in our service and amenities. I am very proud of the team that served you so well. Thank you very much for finding our hotel and for taking the time to recommend us to others. We look forward to serving you again...

Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Picked this place for a 2 night stay while visiting Bush Gardens and could confirm all the kudos given on TA, the place seems to be new, very clean, I mean really clean with no smells of anything on the room. Very comfortable beds, modern and well maintained bathroom, nice furniture and a 44in TV with plenty of HD channels,...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear LB, Thank you so much for the great compliments! I am always glad when the attention we have put in to room design, cleanliness & amenities is noticed by you, our guest. It is an honor to be compared with your other favorite hotels, and to be your favorite Express in the US! Our team is happy that we...

SWFL
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Recommend this specific hotel to others. It is conviently located just off I-75 yet not close enough to hear traffic. We were greater at front desk with a smile and were offered a beverage (beer or water) and was told about the 8pm-10pm free ice cream and breakfast hours in the morning. Our room felt a tad musty when we...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear Cait, Thank you for recommending our hotel to other travellers. We work hard to be the best at serving teams, and I am glad it shows. I invite you to return with the kids for a Busch Gardens weekend sometime soon. We have great package offers! I hope the team is having a winning season and will be with...

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We, a group of 50 individuals, were housed, rented meeting room space, and got catering from this wonderful hotel. The staff was great and helpful, they catered to the groups needs, etc. I truly recommend speeding time here, not only do they have great accommodations (i.e. the rooms, shuttles available, meeting space, food) but the staff is wonderful and ready...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear Nadia, Thank you for pointing out all the great things about our Meetings & Events services. Our hard-working team often gets overlooked for the great service they provide to meeting professionals and organizations. I am glad that we had to opprtunity to impress your group and invite you to come back for another meeting, or for some rest &...

West Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 November 2013

We booked this HIE due to its prominence on TA. Trust me: there's nothing amazing at all about this place. The staff is nice and friendly for sure, but that's pretty much normative. The sink in the bathroom didn't drain properly. The TV controlller needed a new battery and you needed a PhD in engineering (my husband has a Master's)...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear Ro, Thank you for choosing our hotel! We appreciate you candid insights and will use them to improve. I apologize with the problem you had with the television - through our normal processes, this has been corrected. We hope that you will travel our way and give us another opportunity to make your stay in Tampa a great one....

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We happened to stay in the hotel last week and the stay was comfortable. The rooms were clean and the service was very good. The food was good too. Its good for its price. I would like to stay there again next time.

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Honored Guest, Thank you for staying with us! I am happy to hear that your family enjoyed our guest rooms, the breakfast and the service we love to provide. We are proud to have earned your return stay and look forward to serving you again. Happy Travels! George Sandona, General Manager

Clifton, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 October 2013

My wife, daughter and I stayed at this Holiday Inn on I-75 on August 16-18, 2013. The atmosphere was enjoyable, the front desk clerk was accommodating and the complimentary buffet breakfast was very delightful and offered a varied assortment of items each day and the entire stay at this hotel was comfortable. This was a leisure trip to visit my...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear TG, We enjoyed having you stay, and it will be an honor to serve your family again! Wishing you Happy & Safe travels, George Sandona, General Manager

Larbert, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2013

This hotel is a little out of the way, but that means its quiet. Our room was spotless and cleaned every day. The breakfast was self-service so no problem picking what you wanted, they even had an electric pancake maker. The pool is small but more than adequate and well stocked with clean towels. But by far the best thing...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear June, Thank you so much for your kind words! We have a great location and I am very lucky to have such a loving team of people serving our guests. We look forward to seeing you again soon! -George Sandona, General Manager

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 9 September 2013

The property itself was above average for a HIE. It was under remodel, but the staff and crew did a great job of hiding it. There was no inconvenience and the property was very clean. The big story here, though is the people. I checked in late and was warmly greeted by the front desk clerk. While at breakfast the...

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georgeathisuites, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your compliments on our people, and the hospitality you received. Our goal has always been to provide fresh & inviting accommodations, but to earn your return trip with our service. Thanks again, for staying with us! I am happy that we hit the mark and look forward to serving you again. -George Sandona, General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Find out why New Tampa is the 'Place To Be' The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is closest in New Tampa to Busch Gardens and University of South Florida (USF). This beautiful Hotel & Suites is located in the pristine 'New Tampa' area of Tampa and is easy to get to at I-75 exit 270. The hotel is close to everything; yet it is nestled in a peaceful nature preserve area. New Tampa is exciting, clean, fresh and new with over 15 restaurants and 5 golf courses. From the hotel you can walk to the new 20 screen movie theater, restaurants and shopping.This Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is recognized as having one of the best guest service ratings of any hotel in the country. It features a heated outdoor pool with lushly landscaped grounds, free high-speed Internet access in all rooms, wireless access in public areas, a business center, fitness center and the hotel s own putting green. The 27 suites also include a wet bar and 47" TV's. Executive suites & presidential suites feature Jacuzzi tubs, glass enclosed showers and multiple TV sets. This is the closest Express in New Tampa to Busch Gardens, USF-University of South Florida, DTCC, T-Mobile, USAA, Verizon, Coca-Cola, Achieve Global, Washington Mutual, JLM Industries, Telecom Park, Hidden River, Highwoods Preserve, Museum of Science & Industry, Moffitt Cancer Center and more. Pets under 35lbs are allowed in a limited number of guest rooms with a $50 deep clean fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs

Address: 8310 Galbraith Rd, I-75 (exit 270) at Bruce B Downs Bl., Tampa, FL 33647-1721
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: €104 - €148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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“all room are sufficient in this hotel they are all clean and comfortable the grounds are landscaped beautiful”
JohnettaT, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floor away from the elevator tends to be more quiet”
MBVPHASE6, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If it's raining do not stay in the room right by the carport in the front because the metal roof is very loud.”
Dmitriy1987, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the suite. Nice to have a separate room to lounge and a jacuzzi for relaxing”
heil222, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just enjoy if you don't like anything they will address it they are that good.”
Babesb79, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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