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La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens)

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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.

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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.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Reviewed 19 August 2015

When going to Busch Gardens we always stay here...you can walk to the park...leave the park before the fireworks so you can see them from their pool, wonderful...can't wait for our return visit to the park and this hotel...we always have a good time...be very careful of other properties near the park...yuk

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2Thank Casey M
Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We always get a King Suite or deluxe room with frog and micro Almost always have good service at La Quinta and the price is very reasonable. I like having the breakfast option for the family and I prefer to make my own in the room as I am on a restricted diet.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Our room was nice.The hallway had peeling wallpaper.Hopefully being updated soon. Breakfast was good. Could of used a little more variety. Staff was very nice. Taxes on the room were pretty high.Tampa was hot and humid.

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Oranjestad, Aruba
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We stayed at La Quinta Inn. Overall an excellent hotel. The room, hallways, lobby and breakfast area were very spacious and clean. The room and the bathroom smelled fresh. The pool area was very nice too, surrounded by a very nice garden. The hotel was quiet inside and outside, wich for us was very relaxing and peaceful. The service was...

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Tampa, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We have stayed at this LaQuinta several times over the past 5 or so years (3 times in the past 12 months) and it has always been a very pleasant stay. The staff is friendly, polite and helpful. This time, however, there had been a water problem and industrial fans located in the hall one room down from ours were...

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Pace, Florida
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Have stayed here three different occasions while visiting USF. Alway had issues. Weather it was the air conditioner, not having the room cleaned upon returning late afternoon, not cleaning the coffee pot when it was finally cleaned or the TV not working. Staff was not the friendliest. 👎🏻

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Virginia Beach, VA
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This property had a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor so we stayed there. What a mistake! It is a cheaply built, rundown hotel. The walls are paper thin. We were bothered by barking of 3 different dogs (it is a pet friendly hotel), shrieking children, flushing toilets and folks yelling in the hallways. Although it appears that they are trying...

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1Thank Rainbow81
Philadelphia, United States
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Easy to access with nice amenities. There is secluded outside swimming pool with ample lounge seating, a good sized exercise room, and the breakfast area is large enough to accommodate a full house of guests. the rooms are generous size & clean. The staff are friendly and efficient.

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Amenities

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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $143 - $232 (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
La Quinta Inn & Suites USF (Near Busch Gardens) Tampa, Florida
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#7 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
#34 Family Hotel in Tampa
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