La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

Address: 3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, Florida, 33612, United States | 2 star hotel
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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the Temple Terrace area of Tampa, is near Busch Gardens, Museum of Science and Industry, Adventure Island, and Yuengling Brewery.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) Tampa

    Very nice hotel

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    It's the best value that your money can buy. A very nice hotel, well maintained with great amneties. The staff is very friendly, the rooms are large and is located near a shopping area in addition to Busch Gardens. I would definitely recommend it.

    A palace

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    This hotel will blow you away. Very close to Busch Gardens, and in a nice neighborhood. The rooms are huge, and they have very nice bathrooms. The pool is good, and the walkway to it is very nicely landscaped. The staff is very professional. The free breakfast is nice (waffles, hard-boiled eggs), but there weren't any open tables when I first got there. This hotel is fantastic.

    Exceeded Expectations

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    When booking a trip, I first look at the hotel reviews on tripadvior. This hotel got good reviews and was inexpensive. I was impressed from the time I walked into the door. The lobby was nice and clean, check-in was a snap and when Wendy's failed to give us forks for our salads, the person behind the counter joked and quickly got a couple for us. A couple of hours after arriving at the hotel, someone called our room to make sure everything was alright and to see if there was anything extra we needed. Never in all of my vacations has anyone ever called to see if everything was o.k.! The staff even printed off directions for a couple who wanted to go to the casino.

    Everything about this hotel was nice. The staff always had smiles on their faces, rooms are roomy, breakfast was great, pillows were the best, pool was nice and clean. The only downside I found was people getting ice at 4a.m. That was a bit noisy.

    Good value - close to Busch Gardens

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    This is an excellent motel/ hotel in North Tampa, close to Busch Gardens and University. Even from the street (Fowler Avenue) it gives a pleasant look and entering the big lobby you get a good feeling of having chosen a nice, comfortable and very clean place. Check-in was quick, but staff could not give informations about a restaurant in the same street.

    All doors to the outside are secured and may be opened with your room key. So the hotel has indoor corridors, carpeted floors are clean and look new. Corridors are well lit and spacious, as well is the room. How I love rooms and bathrooms that are well lit!

    We got a king bed, very comfortable, probably matrasses might be not hard enough for some people. Lower matrasses are not covered by a sheet, they should do it, to prevent new matrasses from being stained by careless people. And it looks better anyway.

    In room you get a desk with chairs, closet for clothes and another closet, where fridge and microwave were hidden. Nevertheless fridge was noisy when cooling. There was a recliner chair as well and so much empty space in the room you nearly could dance... I love spacious rooms.

    They have hairdryer, iron and ironing board.

    Internet access was free. TV has a big screen but only a few channels.

    We had a nice view of the small pool area, which is all in the shadow during afternoon (facing east). They have a jacuzzi and towels provided. Plenty of deckchairs.

    Bathroom was huge and very clean and new. Beautiful tiles! A big sink with much space around to put your stuff down. Noisy but fast working toilet. Shampoo and soap are provided.

    We got a free breakfast in the lobby. There is a huge fitness room.

    I was impressed by La Quinta's nice and very clean rooms!

    What I did not like: doors to the rooms shut with a bang. This wakes you up whenever someone returns to his room. And you will hear water flushing. I did not sleep very well due to that.

    An OK Hotel

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    We stayed at this hotel while visiting relatives and cause we wanted to go to Busch Gardens too. It's really close to Busch Gardens and the free internet was nice but slow. The room we had was right next to the elevator so it was noisy! The breakfast was not too good and very unorganized...the silverware was across the room from the bread/butter, etc...And it was in the lobby and not enough seats to sit down and eat at. The food was better then most free breakfasts I've had though. The room was clean and the bathroom was pretty large. The beds are not too comfortable though. Overall the hotel was average. I have had worse and I have had better but for the AAA price we got it was worth it.

    Excellent Hotel

    from

    Staff was outstanding. Rooms clean and safe. Cont. Breakfast was above norm. Only negative, No internet terminal for customers.

    Right near Busch Gardens

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    Nice hotel, clean with very good service from the staff.

    Very close to Busch Gardens and like others have said very good breakfast.

    Only down side was the bed were a little uncomfortable.

    Good breakfast, worth the stay!

    from

    We stayed at the La Quinta because of its proximity to Busch Gardens, its rating on TripAdvisore, and because we got a good rate (about $70 including tax on Travelocity).

    We liked the room design (less boring than most), the pool was good, and the breakfast we better than any of the other hotels we stayed at this trip.

    Overall, definitely a place we would use again if we are in Tampa.

    It was fine

    from

    We stayed here overnight when on a trip to Adventure Island. It is literally right down the road from A.I. and Busch Gardens, which we really liked. It seemed to be very clean, both the room and the common areas. Rooms were plenty big enough, and it was a little loud but we were right by the elevators. The breakfast (included) was more than adequate, and we would stay here again if the need arose.

    Clean hotel

    from

    The hotel was clean, easy to find and was pretty afordable. I stayed at a couple hotels on Busch Blvd and they were so dirty. I would recomend this hotel.

    TripAdvisor Reviews La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) Tampa

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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