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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

They allow dogs here, and our room was right next to a room occupied by a dog. The walls and thin and every time there was noise in the hall he would bark. The room was clean and close to the University where we had a doctor's visit. The visit was for a doctor's appt, not business or pleasure.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is the nicest LaQuinta in Tampa. I try to stay at this location whenever I come to town. Keep these standards up and you'll not lose a customer! The rooms are clean and comfortable. I was there at a very busy time and everything moved along well, check-in, housekeeping and check-out.

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1Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Hotel was as advertised; services were good and location Re: Moffiitt was perfect. My mattress however (in room 118) needs replacement. Based on this one issue I rated the sleep quality as 'poor'. It should be noted however, that my spouse said the mattress was average for a hotel.

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1Thank OLECZ
Ladys Island SC, United States
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Mom and I spend 3 days in Tampa for her cancer trial, it is easier for us to spend the night and drive less. I have stayed at a lot of local hotels close to the cancer center, I will always stay at this La Quinta from now on.

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1Thank Andrea D
Niceville, Florida
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was our first stay at this particular LAQuinta. It was very close to our purpose for this visit at Moffitt Cancer Center. We were a little nervous about going to a new hotel but were both very pleased with the entire hotel experience. We made our reservations over the internet so we were not totally sure what we would...

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1Thank Magnoliasprings
Poconos, PA
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Everything seemed ok until it was time to go to sleep. As I laid down it felt like little itching and biting all over. I actually couldn't even sleep in the bed and slept on the reclining chair in the room. I had to take all of my clothes and wash them with hopes nothing followed me home! I wish...

2Thank JMARIE3066
lq0977gm, Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I apologize you felt there may have been an issue with your room. We do have a pest company that checks our rooms on a monthly basis. We will have them come again this month to recheck our rooms. If there is anything more we may help...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I stayed at this hotel about 5 years ago so my review is basically a comparison between now and then. Now, the room feels old like a cheap motel. The furniture has a sticky feel when you touch it. The breakfast is like a cheap Orlando motel free breakfast. Do yourself waffles. Cold cereal. Nasty coffee. I expected more for...

2Thank Alexander E
lq0977gm, Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens), responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you felt your room was not clean and were unsatisfied with the breakfast. I have reviewed your comments with the housekeeping staff so they can work on good cleanliness of the rooms, and we will review our breakfast standards. We thank you for your comments so we can continue to work to improve our LaQuinta.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Myself, wife and son checked into this hotel after fleeing the other La Quinta closer to Busch Gardens. This hotel seemed to be in a more secure area. These are inside rooms as opposed to the outside rooms at the La Quinta on 30th St. Checked in on a Friday night. Hotel is in need of a better cleaning staff...

1Thank diggy29
Cascade, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This is off season, so the price is great, my room is very nice, large, nice amenities. The breakfast area is nice size with a simple but nice varied selection of items. The pool, is very warm and the spa is also,very nice. Couldn't be more pleased.

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Reviewed 7 December 2015

Im an ELITE la quinta rewards member. I travel alone with my dog, who is extremely well behaved and is i training to be a service animal.The hotel is supposed to be pet friendly, but does not honor what it claims. Somebody who doesnt like dogs apparently checked in and complained about my dog barking. my dog ONLY barks if...

3Thank 484nicolen

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  • 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
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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: $128 - $235 (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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La Quinta Inn & Suites Usf (Near Busch Gardens) Hotel Tampa
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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) Tampa, Florida
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#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
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“Away from elevator & without adjoining door”
 of 5 bubbles marinal326, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Arrive early to have the best selection of room location. SE corner probably the quietest.”
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  • microwave controls with 2 AC outlets
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  • 406 - looking NW towards Fowler to the right
 of 5 bubbles 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...”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
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