We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

586 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)
See the most recent reviews
Showing 561: English reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Staff was great, room was clean and comfortable, location was perfect for USF. The price was just right. breakfast was a good start.. Internet was fast.. perfect for Netflix. Staff always asked if everything was ok and if I needed anything.. worth the stay..

Review collected in partnership with La Quinta
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 582josephj
Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The room was reasonably priced and clean. An older hotel that use upgrading, but worth the price of the room. Very close to Busch Gardens, which is why I chose this particular hotel. The front desk staff was very helpful and pleasant to work with.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank aandbfloorco
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here on October 10 before our day at Busch Gardens. Clean rooms, the hotel is a little old and outdated, but for the price, I have no complaints. Great breakfast in the morning and so close to Busch Gardens! The gal at the front desk was very very kind and we appreciated her hospitality. We enjoyed our stay!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jess S
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here to go to Hol o Scream and check in was very simple and went fast and smooth! Front desk was friendly and called the room to see if everything was good! Room was just like the pictures! No stains,rips,tears,dust etc. The room was very clean, and I have high standards when it comes to cleanliness! Haven't explored...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank erika s
Charlotte, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I had a good stay. The service was nice, can't complain. I was just there for the weekend so I was in and out. I wish there was scramble eggs on the menu to go along with the waffles but that's just me being picky. I have stayed at many La Quinta and I know that's not part of any...

Review collected in partnership with La Quinta
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Charleen G
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Clean neat property BUT, Breakfast??? What breakfast? Plan to eat breakfast out with your family. Clean rooms but the mattress, not what I 've experienced in LQs before. :-( Overall, LQ wins my heart all the time because they are super PET friendly, but sometimes I wished I wasn't so loyal. Great Location if planning to go to Bush Gardens.

Review collected in partnership with La Quinta
 Report
Helpful?
Thank LEO A
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I had no complaints with the hotel itself, my room, the staff, the breakfast, or anything else, really. The fitness center wasn't great (treadmills, weight machines) and could really use some dumbbells. But overall a great stay and I would definitely stay again.

Review collected in partnership with La Quinta
 Report
Helpful?
Thank jtoth41
Elkton, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

I thought the hallways, carpet and color choices were unattractive. I will NEVER understand why the handicapped room was on the second floor, all the way down the hallway from the elevator. WHY? On our next to the last day the elevator broke down and we found out there was one right down from our room, but when you get...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shaun B
Tampa, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I stay at La Quinta's because they don't charge extra for pets. My dog is my family. The La Quinta on Fowler is close to everything. There is a Petsmart on Bruce B. Downs, in New Tampa, with a pet hotel to keep your furry friend while away from your hotel room.

Review collected in partnership with La Quinta
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jasmine G
Parkland
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Room was spacious and clean. Beds great. Breakfast was just ok. Pool was great. Close to everything. School across the street. Busch gardens down the block. Hotel was quiet. Inside halls. I would stay again for sure.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank strutpeace

101 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (74)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (32)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (27)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Tampa hotels
0.1 km away
Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF
2.4 km away
La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens
2.6 km away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF-Busch Gardens
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.0 km away
Hyatt Place Busch Gardens
0.3 km away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa-USF/Near Busch Gardens
0.9 km away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tampa North - Busch Gardens
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: €100 - €167 (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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, LaQuinta, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
La Quinta Inn And Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens)
La Quinta Inn & Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens) Hotel Tampa
La Quinta Tampa
Tampa La Quinta
La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) Tampa, Florida
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) staff and other travellers.
9 questions
Ask a question
2 months ago
18 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
10 months ago

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“when i book a room i always ask for the top floor...so as not to hear stumping above my head.”
 of 5 bubbles joannm966, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles T8267TKlaurenm, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room near elevator”
 of 5 bubbles MadhaviJalu, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for none smoking”
 of 5 bubbles jennyhL627OD, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles H2747KFjanes, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay