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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are very nice and spacious. I had a king room which included a nice workstation desk and ergonomic char. Nicely decorated and clean. Breakfast room is sizable and well stocked. The only downside about breakfast was the hard boiled eggs were very difficult to peal...I suspect there were overcooked. Nice hot shower and good water pressure.

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

EastCoastTravelLover, Thanks for the kind feedback. I have shared your comments with the team, and they are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Our goal is to make sure all of our guests have an enjoyable stay. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback. It is very encouraging and we appreciate...

Mays Landing, NJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was wonderful. The rooms were very clean. I was there for an appointment at Moffitt and the shuttle was terrific. This was a very stressful time. The convenience of the property, the great shuttle, the quiet and calm property helped make this stay better then expected experience.

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

dlbb30, Thanks for your kind comments about your recent stay. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy that we were able to be Here For You and provide some comfort to you during a stressful time. Thanks so much for your kind words our staff values your feedback. AGarcia

CORAL SPRINGS, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay at this hotel because my children attend the college across the street. It is a clean, and comfortable hotel. The staff is friendly, and attentive. T he breakfast is a continental style and quick to go.

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Mark R, Thank you kindly for your feedback. Our hotel is conveniently located across the street from the University of South Florida . We are happy that you enjoyed our Free Bright Side Breakfast it is quick and offers a variety of items to help you jump start your day. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again for...

Avon Park, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Working with Moffitt in a very difficult setting, this is and has been a very comfortable, economical stay, as always. If you have to be in Tampa for something this difficult this is the place to stay to relax and prepare oneself.

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Kathy J, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your experience here with us. I am happy that we were able to provide a relaxing place for you during a difficult time. Our staff strives to provide clean, comfortable accommodations. Please also know that we are always Here For You. We value you as...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

place was very clean and nice, staff was super friendly, rooms were clean beds very comfy breakfast was very nice too sometimes i prefer hot breakfast but the variety of food was perfect. we stayed at this hotel before that is why we came back. one thing is missing they should have some kind of treat for our pets, who...

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

atiragram16, Thanks for your kind comments they are very much appreciated. We are happy that you stayed with us for "family weekend" and we hope to see you when ever your in the area. I will be sure to have a treat for your pet on your next visit. Thanks again for your review and hope to see you soon....

Jensen Beach, Florida
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We chose La Quinta on Fowler due to the price and being close to the University of South Florida. Bush Gardens is just a short distance away too. It was also three times less than the Embassy Suites across the street. I would call the La Quinta brand a “Deluxe Economy” brand of hotels. We had a king size room,...

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Marty B, Thanks for your kind comments. I have shared your feedback with my staff. We are happy to hear that you signed up for our LaQuinta Returns Program. We hope to see you soon. Thanks for brightening our day!

Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had never stayed at a La Quinta Inn before and was pleasantly surprised at how nice this one was. The bedroom was spacious and included a small fridge and microwave. The bed was very comfortable. The front-desk staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Everything was clean. Breakfast was fairly standard, but more than adequate, including a selection of hot and...

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

BeverlyZ1008, We are so happy to read your feedback on your recent stay. I have shared your kind comments with my team. Our location is conveniently located right across the street from the USF campus and we hope you visit us again when you are in the area.

Port Charlotte, Florida
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The kids wanted to go to hollow scream at bush gardens . It opens up at 5 pm and ends at 1 am. . I did not want to wait until 1 am to pick up kids or drive back Charlotte county that late. So I did some research on hotels around bush gardens Area. I read some reviews of...

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

phillip d, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay with us. I have shared your comments with the team, and they are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you when you return to visit Busch Gardens.

Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I thought I would give La Quinta a try as my hotel while I was in Tampa to attend the Flavor Fest Urban Leadership Conference. I was there from Oct. 5th - 11th. My days were very busy and it was good to come to a clean room and relax myself. I am a dog lover so I did not...

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lq0977gm, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your feedback. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the issues that you encountered during your stay. I will work with my maintenance staff to address the internet and insect issues that you mentioned. It is our goal to make sure that every guest has an enjoyable stay at our hotel. I am also very happy to...

Cocoa, FL
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very nice rooms. We like the wider room with the bed facing the window. Has a small sofa and coffee table for relaxing and reading. Large desk area and desk chair for working with lots of outlets for computer and charging. King bed was firm but not hard. The pillows were useful. Bath and closet were nice. Staff friendly and...

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Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your experience here with us. Your comments are very much appreciated. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We look forward to seeing you when you return to the area. We are always Here for You!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The beautiful La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is newly renovated and located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's). ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

Address: 3701 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6489
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: €87 - €147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens) Hotel Tampa
La Quinta Tampa
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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) Tampa, Florida
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
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