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Econo Lodge Busch Gardens

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This is the typical non-American owned/operated derelict motel dirty, and a far cry from its former glory. Probably a collateral damage of the investor-visa frenzy that impacted the lower quality American motel industry. Have been to many such hotels but this one takes the crown for absolute lack of maintenance and dirtiness. - no hot water in my room -...

Thank Cedric J
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

$79 for a room with a king size bed. No AAA discount was available. The room was clean. Plenty of parking. Walking distance to Busch Gardens. You can leave your car parked at the hotel and walk over to the park. Hot breakfast was okay. Egg patties, sausage, waffles, toast, muffins, juice, and yogurt. Really, my only complaint was the...

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Its a very well located hotel if you are going to bush gardens, rooms seen to being renovated, clean, very nice bathrooms, a great pool for summer time (not heated). Friendly people. They have a really nice breakfast complementary. Appliances in the room work fine, good tv and ac..

Thank Julio G
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed 10 January 2016

this place is run down to bare threads on carpet, i had a knob missing on bathroom sink, very few channels on tv, ac on the blink. breakfast at 6am was out of food by 7 am, very dirty and unkept.needs to be torn down and redone. alot of homeless asking for money in parking lot.

Thank tbone32204
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Hotel was absolutely disgusting. Ripped carpeting, stains on the walls, bugs in the bath tub, bad smell, and scary neighborhood make for a hotel to avoid. When checking in there was no one at the front desk. I had to wander around the hotel to find an employee. The hallways reminded me of the movie "the Shining." My children were...

Thank J1231AEjoek
Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

The room was clean enough, flooring was old but for the price it was a fine room. At 1:15 am I was awoken from a party in the room above me with lots of stomping and screaming(probably ten or more people involved). I tried to call the front desk to ask them to check it out but the room phone...

1Thank beccas788
Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I stayed at Quality Inn before but this is the one that fell through the cracks so to say. We ended up arriving around 9pm. First thing was that the front door has a magnetic lock and unless you get buzzed in, you would have to wait by the door. Front desk clerk was nice and checked us in quickly....

1Thank smileynish
Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This hotel was nasty to say the least! The carpet in the corridors did not look like it had been vacuumed in a month and the carpet in our room did not look like it had been vacuumed either. Hair on towel. Rusty water came out of tub faucet. Very upset about this experience, would not recommend to anyone! The...

1Thank traveler888878
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

KIM WAS VERY RUDE & DISRESPECTFUL i will never stay there again!!!! She made our stay very uncomfortable with her nasty attitude!!! I asked for clean Towels she told me to wait a minute by yelling at me.. So i asked for the supervisor, she told me she was the supervisor & there was no one else i can talk...

1Thank Dymond305
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The property is in need of repair. The pictures are missleading. There is no wall around the patio as in the picture. The area around the pool was not clean. We wanted two rooms my daughters had not been cleaned and looked like some one was still there. The staff is pleasent and helpful. Breakfast was ok. The price was...

1Thank GTOGirl1967

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Econo Lodge, a Tampa hotel near Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa Florida. The Econo Lodge is ideally located within walking distance of the entrance to Busch Gardens Africa amusement park. This Tampa, FL hotel is minutes from the Florida Aquarium, the Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI), Florida State Fairgrounds, Florida Hospital, the Raymond James Stadium, the University of South Florida and the Ybor City historic district. Several beautiful beaches are about 30 minutes from the hotel. Many shopping opportunities are also close by. Visitors will enjoy recreational activities like jet skiing, parasailing, golfing, sport fishing, scuba diving and boating. A variety of restaurants, cocktail lounges and entertainment venues are located in the surrounding area. In addition, the Tampa area offers some of the best seafood under the sun. Hotel amenities and features include:•Free continental breakfast•Free wireless high-speed Internet access•Free local calls•Free coffee. After an exciting day of sightseeing, guests of this Tampa, FL hotel will enjoy relaxing in the outdoor pool. All guest rooms have hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and cable television. Some rooms come equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, sofa sleepers and balconies. Laundry facilities are located on the property for added guest convenience.The perfect location, affordable accommodations and friendly customer service make the Quality Inn hotel the perfect place to stay for business and leisure travelers. We look forward to serving you when visiting the Tampa area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Busch Gardens

Address: 4139 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617 (Formerly Quality Inn Busch Gardens)
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $93 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Econo Lodge Busch Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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“No Elevators, ask for ground floor”
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“Don't stay here.”
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