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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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Largo, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Close to all services, restuarants , fun activities, beautiful area. We totally enjoyed our trip. The sgaff at the hotel were friendly and efficient. Will gladly visit again and stay at the La Quinta.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
Reviewed 17 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.

Sandwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A list of things that kept my three kids, wife and me awake all night. First-walls are paper thin so be prepared to hear traffic on main road all night, second-the boiler or some motorized piece of equipment switching on/off three times during the night, third-drunk guests dancing outside our door at 3am, fourth-beds very uncomfortable. Will say the room...

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

I’ve received your review of La Quinta USF (near Busch Gardens). I would like to sincerely apologize for the experience you had while staying with us. Rest assured your comments will be shared and addressed with our maintenance staff. I will also speak with our security to ensure routine patrols of the halls are being conducted frequently. We hope you...

Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good stay! The only complaint I had was the walk to Busch Gardens Front Gate is exactly 1.98 miles not the 1 mile the front desk told us. If we would of been told the truth we would of chose a different mode of transportation than walking. 2 miles with a 6 year old in the Florida sun is...

1Thank cubstraveler2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel. Clean and pleasant surroundings. Nice breakfast and very accommodating staff. The pool was very attractive and not crowded. The proximity to Busch Gardens was great. I would definitely stay here again.

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Tallahassee, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, well appointed, good service. Everything you need. You could pay more, or find a fancier place, but you'd be wasting money. The gym is also well appointed, the equipment is in good condition, and the facilities are clean.

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were very clean. The hotel is up to date and comfortable. Breakfast is good. This is my hotel of choice for the Busch Garden's area, even though there is no shuttle bus to the park. We got an Uber to the parks for $5. This place is worth the money and you will be satisfied.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Chad at the front desk on evenings was always smiling and asked about our day everytime we came back from an outing. Room was clean and bed were very nice. Housekeeping did a great job. Pool area was nice. Nice relaxing area with garden. Only wish they had a shuttle service...

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was very cute and clean. My family and I thought it was the nicest hotels we ever stayed in. The Manager was very nice and kind to us the Chad was very very nice and kind to us. The fruit 🍉 water 💦 was very good strawberry 🍓& kiwi 🥝 was are favorite. When you first get here...

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

Thank you for your recent stay and kind remarks. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the Tampa area.

Davie, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 1st time staying at LaQuinta Inn & Suites, I enjoyed my stay. The hotel is located across the street from USF, which was convenient for me to attend an event on campus. In addition, it is conventionally located near popular stores & restaurants. The room & bathroom were large & the bed was very comfortable. There was...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed you recent stay with us and we hope to see you again soon.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • 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 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $120 - $205 (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:
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
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
#40 Business Hotel in Tampa
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“The is no ramp for rooms near the back entrance.”
  • Bathroom (Tub)
  • Bathroom
  • Double beds (No microwave/fridge)
  • Double bed
HarolynM, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Away from elevator & without adjoining door”
marinal326, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Arrive early to have the best selection of room location. SE corner probably the quietest.”
  • 406 - to the SW
  • microwave controls with 2 AC outlets
  • Bathroom doors from outside when fully closed - no lock
  • 406 - looking NW towards Fowler to the right
burntweeniesandwich, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do not choose a room near the elevator or drink machines. Some guests tend to be noisy in the hallways no matter what floor you are on...”
anugalFlorida, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“when i book a room i always ask for the top floor...so as not to hear stumping above my head.”
joannm966, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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