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Hotels Near Busch Gardens Tampa Florida

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Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, is an African-themed safari founded in 1959 and operated by SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. With more than 2,700 animals on the park's 335 acres, this attraction ranks as one of the world's largest zoos while also providing guests with thrills and chills thanks to roller coasters and other extreme amusement rides. A new hybrid coaster is slated for the 2020 season. If you're planning a trip to the Tampa area to spend time at Busch Gardens, consider these impressive hotel options conveniently located near the theme park. More from this guide...

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Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa Bay, Florida, is a must-see attraction when visiting Central Florida. At Busch Gardens, you can expect much more than your typical amusement park safari. In addition to exotic animals of the world, the Budweiser Clydesdales are always awaiting your visit and even the famous donkey, Sprint, resides there as he desperately waits his turn at being a Clydesdale, like he did in the famous Super Bowl commercial.For the thrill seekers, there are many big, fast, and terrifying rides. The Kumba may be one of the scariest roller coasters in the world, as it will most likely induce the greatest thrill of your life as it roars over the tracks. Gwazi brings back the feeling of an old school theme park when roller coasters were made of wood. Stanley Falls is not just thrilling, it's also refreshing.Of course, there is a lot more to do at Busch Gardens Tampa than just riding rides. This Tampa Bay, Florida theme park also provides visitors with fun activities and entertaining shows. Adult guests who are 21 years and older can take a tour through the Brewmaster's Club and learn all about the art of brewing beer. Free samples are given, paired with cheese and chocolates to compliment the brews' taste.

Lodging/Accommodations close to Busch Gardens Tampa

Hampton Inn & Suites Busch Gardens in Tampa
+1-888-389-4121
3333 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.44 miles south of Busch Gardens Tampa
~7 minute walk
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast available
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham - Tampa
+1-888-675-2083
9202 North 30th St., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.48 miles southwest of Busch Gardens Tampa
~8 minute walk
  • Midscale property
  • Hotel has 144 rooms
Baymont Inn & Suites Near Busch Gardens / Usf : 3001 University Center Dr.
+1-800-716-8490
3001 University Center Dr., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.49 miles northwest of Busch Gardens Tampa
~8 minute walk
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Most guests found the restaurant service to be one of the best
  • Horrible vibe
From$79
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Tampa Inn - Near Busch Gardens : 2901 East Busch Blvd.
+1-800-805-5223
2901 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.59 miles southwest of Busch Gardens Tampa
~10 minute walk
  • Just across the street from Busch Gardens is the Tampa Inn - Near Busch Gardens, as its name implies. It is the closest hotel to Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida as it’s only one mile from the main gate. Onsite, there is a 24-hour Denny’s, as well as an outdoor pool with a sundeck at the Tampa Inn - Near Busch Gardens. Finally, guests can expect to pay less to visit many of the local attractions, as the Tampa Inn - Near Busch Gardens sells discounted tickets at the front desk.
  • Economical Downtown property
  • Check in time: 11:00 AM
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens
+1-888-965-1860
2807 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.62 miles southwest of Busch Gardens Tampa
~11 minute walk
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Double bed handicapped accessible
From$73
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Econo Lodge Busch Gardens
+1-888-788-5576
4139 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33617 ~0.63 miles southeast of Busch Gardens Tampa
~11 minute walk
  • Two-star Suburban hotel
  • 2 floors in property
Rodeway Inn Tampa near Busch Gardens-USF - Tampa
+1-888-897-9207
2307 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.85 miles west of Busch Gardens Tampa
~15 minute walk
  • The Rodeway Inn Tampa near Busch Gardens-USF is ideal for families on a budget. This inexpensive alternative is located just off Interstate 275, which is about two miles from Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay. The Rodeway Inn Tampa near Busch Gardens-USF is near several dining options but inside the hotel, guests can find Internet access, cable television, and basic guest room amenities. On the property of the Rodeway Inn Tampa near Busch Gardens-USF, there also are picnic grounds for use by guests and large parties, and a swimming pool with a hot tub.
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • Location is inconvenient
  • No pool chairs
Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens in Tampa
+1-888-311-4278
11310 North 30th St., Tampa, FL 33612 ~0.97 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~17 minute walk
  • Within one mile of Busch Gardens and Adventure Island is the Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens. This Tampa, Florida hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, wireless Internet access, and complimentary shuttle service to Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. Another feature of the Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens is its proximity to other local attractions, as the Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens is only nine miles from the Florida Aquarium, a popular tourist site, and fifteen miles from the Tampa International Airport.
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Pool spotless
  • Pillows were tiny
From$76
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Hyatt Place Tampa / Busch Gardens - Tampa
+1-888-469-4795
11408 North 30th St., Tampa, FL 33612 ~1.04 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~18 minute walk
  • The Hyatt Place Busch Gardens is a luxurious hotel with guest rooms that feature 42-inch plasma screen televisions, separate sitting areas, granite sinks, and Portico toiletries. Bakery Café, a 24-hour onsite bakery, offers a complimentary breakfast of fresh baked pastries and specialty sandwiches. Guests of the Hyatt Place Busch Gardens are only one mile from the Busch Gardens theme park of Tampa, Florida, but there are several other attractions in the area of the Hyatt Place Busch Gardens hotel as well.
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast
La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa Usf by Wyndham - Tampa
+1-888-734-9421
3701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 ~1.07 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~19 minute walk
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Vibe wasn't good
  • Great service
From$75
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Tampa Usf Near Busch Gardens
+1-888-841-5292
11606 Malcolm Mckinley Dr., Tampa, FL 33620 ~1.07 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~19 minute walk
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 106 suites
From$74
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Wingate by Wyndham Tampa/At USF - Tampa
+1-888-455-5160
3751 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 ~1.09 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~19 minute walk
  • The Wingate by Wyndam Tampa is located just across the street from the University of South Florida and only minutes from Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay. This first-class hotel offers guests a staff that works around the clock to ensure they have a good stay. The location of Wingate by Wyndham Tampa is close to tons of dining options, plenty of shopping centers, and great activities for the whole family. Business travelers also choose to stay at Wingate by Wyndham Tampa for its convenient location.
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • 2 conference rooms in property
  • Management was excellent, said 100%
  • Most guests were happy with the shuttle service
Quality Inn & Conference Center - Tampa
+1-888-965-8297
2701 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 ~1.19 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~21 minute walk
  • The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center Tampa Busch Gardens is just over a mile away from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. For snacks and small meals, the Market Place Café at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center Tampa Busch Gardens is just fine, but for lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy the TGI Fridays that is located onsite. A complimentary shuttle takes guests to and from the airport as well as to and from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island in Tampa Bay, FL. Guests of the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center Tampa Busch Gardens also will find the pool a fun spot as it includes a pirate ship slide for children.
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
The West Wing Boutique Hotel in Tampa
+1-888-906-6358
2501 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 ~1.21 miles northwest of Busch Gardens Tampa
~21 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • 38 suites in hotel
From$74
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens
+1-888-749-6785
3705 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 ~1.22 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa
~21 minute walk
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
From$119
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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
+1-888-878-9982
5223 North Orient Rd., Tampa, FL 33610 ~2.30 miles south of Busch Gardens Tampa
  • 4 star Resort property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Modern Hotel
  • Food is a bit overpriced
From$179
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Motel 6 Tampa Downtown
+1-888-389-4485
333 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 ~2.42 miles west of Busch Gardens Tampa
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check in: 14:00
Super 8 by Wyndham Tampa U.s.f. Near Busch Gardens Downtown : 321 East Fletcher Ave.
+1-888-389-4121
321 East Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 ~2.98 miles northwest of Busch Gardens Tampa
  • A conveniently located, affordable option in traveling to Busch Gardens is the Super 8 Motel Tampa. Providing guests with complimentary breakfast, the morning newspaper, and maintaining a year-round pool, the Super 8 Motel Tampa is ideal for families visiting Busch Gardens and other nearby attractions. Guest laundry service also is available, enabling travelers to pack light. For even more convenience, suites are available with microwaves, refrigerators and stoves. Business travelers staying at the Super 8 Motel Tampa can appreciate fax and photocopy service, which is available in the lobby.
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
Red Roof Inn Tampa Fairgrounds in Tampa
+1-888-675-2083
5001 North Us Highway 301, Tampa, FL 33610 ~3.11 miles south of Busch Gardens Tampa
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 108 rooms in property
  • Almost all guests had problems with the shower
  • Not very comfortable
Holiday Inn Express Tampa N I 75 University Area
+1-800-716-8490
13294 Telecom Dr., Tampa, FL 33637 ~3.51 miles northeast of Busch Gardens Tampa
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 92 rooms
  • About half of guests complained about the bathroom
  • Great reception
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1. Hampton Inn & Suites Busch GardensThe Hampton Inn & Suites Busch Gardens is an attractive 3 star hotel located about 0.4 miles south of Busch Gardens Tampa and approximately a 7 min. stroll. Recent travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 4 out of 5.4 /5 Guest Reviews
2. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch GardensThe Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens is a well-liked 3-Star hotel located about 0.6 miles southwest of Busch Gardens Tampa and roughly a 10 minute stroll by foot. Recent hotel guests gave this hotel a verified guest score of 4/5.4 /5 Guest Reviews
3. Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch GardensThe Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens is a well-liked 3-Star hotel located about 1.0 miles north of Busch Gardens Tampa and roughly a 18 minute stroll. With a average guest review rating of 4/5, this makes it one of the terrific hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa.4 /5 Guest Reviews
4. La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa Usf by WyndhamThe La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa Usf by Wyndham is a pleasing 2-Star hotel located ~1.1 mi. north of Busch Gardens Tampa and roughly a 19 minute stroll. With a average guest review rating of 4/5, this makes it one of the premium hotels nearby Busch Gardens Tampa.4 /5 Guest Reviews

4 Best Hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa

What Are the Most Affordable Hotels Near Busch Gardens?

For a low-cost stay within a half-mile of the theme park, guests have several 2.5-star hotel options with great amenities and affordable rates. La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Tampa Near Busch Gardens has a convenient location just off the highway with easy access to other attractions like the University of South Florida. This attractive property offers free hot breakfast, an indoor game room, an outdoor pool, free wireless internet, free parking, daily housekeeping, and guest laundry. Accommodations are pet-friendly and feature flat-screen HDTVs and in-room coffee makers.

Baymont by Wyndham Tampa Near Busch Gardens is another outstanding option close to Busch Gardens for travelers on a budget. Just minutes from Interstate 275, this newly renovated property provides guests with amenities like a free shuttle to the theme park and other local attractions, a 24-hour reception desk, an outdoor pool, guest laundry, game room with outdoor deck and pool table, free breakfast, free parking, free wireless internet, and a fitness center. Guest accommodations with private balconies are even available at this non-smoking hotel.

What Are the Best Luxury Hotels Near Busch Gardens?

Located just a mile north of Busch Gardens near the University Mall, Hyatt Place Busch Gardens is a 3-star property with high-end amenities that will appeal to the seasoned traveler. This hotel features complimentary shuttle service to the theme park and other attractions within a 3-mile radius, plus an outdoor pool, fitness center, free breakfast for Hyatt members, free parking, a business center, and free wireless internet. Every expansive guest room has a sleeper sofa and comfortable work space along with a 42-inch flat-screen TV, luxury bath products, a single-serve coffee maker, and a mini fridge. You can enjoy sit-down meals or order 24-hour room service from the on-site restaurant and lounge.

West Wing Hotel Ascend Hotel Collection is a 3-star boutique hotel located blocks from Hyatt Place Busch Gardens with fast access to the theme park. This stylish property close to the University of South Florida features perks like free hot breakfast, a business center, a fitness center as well as free access to the nearby Shapes gym for women, a convenient on-site marketplace, a unique relay robot that delivers items from the front desk to guest rooms, a free shuttle to the theme park and other locations within three miles of the hotel, free parking, and guest laundry and dry cleaning. You'll love relaxing in the beautiful Zen garden. Every guest room includes a personal kitchen, a spacious work desk, and appealing minimal design.

Where Will I Find the Best Hotel Discounts Near Busch Gardens?

Several great hotels within a half-mile of the theme park offer special discount rates. Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Busch Gardens Area is within walking distance of the attraction and offers discounts for AARP members, AAA members, seniors, and government employees. Enjoy free hot breakfast, free wireless internet, an outdoor pool, a 24-hour snack shop, free parking, a fitness center, and a business center at this 2.5-star hotel. Rooms and suites feature mini fridges, microwaves, coffee machines, flat-screen HDTVs with premium cable, coffee machines, ergonomic work stations, and a free daily newspaper.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens is another great choice for travelers seeking special low prices. This 2.5-star property offers rates for senior citizens, AAA members, CAA members, members of the military, and government employees. Guests can take advantage of a buffet breakfast including with their stay, free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, daily housekeeping, and on-site laundry. Comfortable rooms are appointed with plush bedding with your choice of pillows, 32-inch TVs featuring expanded cable with HBO as well as rental movies, wired and wireless internet, microwave, mini fridge, and coffee maker.

What Guest Services Are Available at Busch Gardens?

Busch Gardens has more than 5,000 general and preferred parking spots for guests. All-day self-service lockers in three different sizes are available for rental in the Morocco section of the park. If you're traveling with your pet, you can take advantage of the park's on-site kennel. The park's lost and found department is located in the Moroccan Village just across from Guest Services. You can also arrange for stroller and wheelchair rentals online and pick them up when you check into the park.

Guests who want a truly unforgettable experience can opt for a VIP All-Inclusive Upgrade Package. This includes a chance to feed the zoo's kangaroos and lorikeets, preferred parking, unlimited trips through the park's Quick Queue, a Serengeti Safari, a photo key, souvenir cup with free refills, and all-inclusive dining at any of the park's restaurants. Add the premier beverage package to enjoy beer, wine, and spirits, too.

Take advantage of the park's special events all year long. Busch Gardens hosts a concert series, a food and wine festival, spooky Halloween nights, Christmas celebrations, and so much more.

If you can't wait to enjoy Busch Gardens Tampa, it's time to book your stay. This list of great hotels offers something for just about every traveler.

FAQs about hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa

What are the top rated hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa?

The West Wing Boutique Hotel, Holiday Inn Express Tampa N I 75 University Area and Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa North are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa?

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Hampton Inn & Suites Busch Gardens and La Quinta Inn by Wyndham are the top 3 luxury hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa.

What hotels are closest to the area of Busch Gardens Tampa?

Hampton Inn & Suites Busch Gardens, La Quinta Inn by Wyndham, and Baymont Inn & Suites Near Busch Gardens are the properties closest to Busch Gardens Tampa.

How much does a cheap hotel near Busch Gardens Tampa cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel near Busch Gardens Tampa can be as cheap as $62.98 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel near Busch Gardens Tampa cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel near Busch Gardens Tampa has been $100.16 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa?

The West Wing Boutique Hotel, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and Vista Inn & Suites Tampa are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa?

Towneplace Suites Tampa North I and Residence Inn by Marriott Tampa at USF are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa?

Quality Inn & Conference Center, Econo Lodge Busch Gardens and Rodeway Inn Tampa near Busch Gardens-USF are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels near Busch Gardens Tampa?

Holiday Inn Express Tampa N I 75 University Area, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens and Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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