HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS® TAMPA USF BUSCH GARDENS

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS TAMPA USF BUSCH GARDENS

2807 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Hillsborough County
28.03245-82.42778
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 437 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 22.1%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 123 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 12:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Flexible Rate 1 King Bed Leisure Stay in Touch with Free Wireless High Speed Internet Accessibl
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Flexible Rate 1 King Bed Suite Surf The Web with Free Wireless High Speed Internet in This Suit
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Flexible Rate Standard 2 Queen Beds Browse The Web with Free WiFi While You Watch Favorite Movi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Flexible Rate Standard Room Bed Type Preference Cannot Be Guaranteed As It Will Be Allocated
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesBook Early N Save 1 King Bed Suite Surf The Web with Free Wireless High Speed Internet in This Suite
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesSmart Saver 1 King Bed Suite Surf The Web with Free Wireless High Speed Internet in This Suite
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Our Preferred Tampa hotel is just a few blocks down the street from Busch Gardens & Adventure Island, one of the largest amusement parks in the world. Featuring 8 themed areas with animals, shows, thrill rides, shopping and dining, this is sure to be a highlight of any vacation. During hot summer months, one of the best ways to cool off is by enjoying the water rides at Adventure Island, located less than a mile from our hotel in Tampa. During fall and spring, the water is heated. It's sure to be fun for everyone.We are also a preferred hotel of the University of South Florida Athletics(USF), located less than 2 miles away. As the closest Holiday Inn Express property, and the newest hotel near USF, we welcome USF guests and groups. In addition, in the area is the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), located just two miles from our Tampa hotel. Here, you can enjoy over 450 interactive exhibits and marvel at the rare articulated remains of a dinosaur.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very Impressed."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
My family and I stayed at this hotel for our annual family vacation. We loved it. The hotel was very nice. We loved the convenience of the shuttle service that took us to Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. If ever in Tampa I will definitely stay here again.
(Group coordinator, booked 20 rooms), from US flag
30-Jun-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jun 26 to Sun Jun 29 2014 at a $73.00 group rate (22% discount).
"Room was great. Initial check-in fine. Checkout problematic."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Evidently need some additional training on billing. Took some straightening out. Otherwise stay was fine.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
17-Jun-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Jun 15 to Tue Jun 17 2014 at a $98.00 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

4.0 out of 5.Based on 437 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Our Brand New Holiday Inn Express & Suites is the closest Holiday Inn hotel (just down the street a few blocks) to our Preferred partners Busch Gardens & Adventure Island. In addition we are less than a mile from the University of South Florida (USF), Moffitt Cancer Center, Shriners Hospital, Veteran's Hospital and University Community Hospital. We are also a preferred hotel of the University of South Florida. We're located just off I-275 exit 50. Business travelers will also appreciate the amenities and services provided at our hotel. Our Green Lodging Silver Level hotel is close proximity to many area businesses, such as Johnson Controls, Pepsi, Verizon, USAA, and the Yuengling Brewery. We can also accommodate a meeting space that can seat 35 people comfortably with free wireless internet access and available A/V equipment. While staying at our BRAND NEW Tampa hotel, you can enjoy our premium staff, service, amenities, outdoor heated swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, and complimentary hot breakfast bar.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2008
Floors:4
Rooms:123
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:123
Handicap Rooms:10
Suites:19
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1 View Spaces
Meeting Space:10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 1000 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: By 6pm Date of Arrival
Nightly Parking:Free
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet Friendly, Call For Details.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Tampa International Airport (TPA) Distance: 15 MI / 24.14 KM East Shuttle Charge (one way): $30.00 (USD) Taxi Charge (one way): $60.00 (USD) Time by taxi: 20/30 Minutes

Local Shuttle Info: Local Shuttle Available. Call hotel for details.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Expres Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

Hotel Rate Trends at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

Above shows averages of room prices for both group/meeting quotes and the lowest individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group bid was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 40.9% in October 2012 and the highest average individual rate is $156 in the month of March 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Tampa event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
The Royal Palm35 x 32 x 10756--/----353030----/--40----
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The Royal Palm

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
756 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
35 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Complimentary meeting space (if available) for groups with 20 rooms or more.
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