Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

2807 East Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Hillsborough County
28.03245-82.42778

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Room Types

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Non-Smoking
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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:
"Great team great service plans."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I was at this inn for hospital stays while completing pre qualifications for a major operation. This routine of pre qualifications involved three hospitals, 8 PCP's and specialists. The staff were so kind and generous with their "good morning" greetings, it made me feel that I was the most important person on this earth. That was very important due to the grueling MRL's, CT examines, etc. etc. I recommend this facility very highly. Ernest Muro.
(Long term stay guest, booked 1 room), from US flag
30-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Feb 06 to Thu Mar 28 2019 at a $79.00 group rate (51% discount).
"Great front desk personnel was awesome."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Awesome
(Meeting planner, booked 25 rooms), from US flag
02-Jan-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Dec 28 to Mon Dec 31 2018 at a $119.00 group rate.

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

4.0 out of 5. Based on 892 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Our Holiday Inn Express & Suites is just around the corner from 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 Florida Hospital Tampa. We are also a preferred hotel of the University of South Florida. We're located just off I-275 at 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 50 people comfortably with free wireless internet access and available A/V equipment. While staying at our new Tampa hotel, you can enjoy our premium staff and service as well as an 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: 11:00 am
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 Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1736 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 30 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
Our outdoor pool is open from 8am till 10pm. We also have a spacious pool deck to soak up the sun!
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: 24 hours
Nightly Parking: Free
Total Taxes: 13.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.50%
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
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • 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 Channel: 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 Busch Gardens / Adventure Island Shuttle Available.

Breakfast Information

Our complimentary breakfast offers our world famous cinnamon rolls, eggs, fruit, donuts, biscuits and gravy, sausage, cereal, bacon, yogurt, juice, coffee, tea and so much more. Our breakfast is offered daily from 6:30 am till 10am.

Internet / WiFI

Our complimentary WIFI is available in our guest rooms as well as our public areas.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Expres Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

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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 31.8% in June 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $178 in the month of March 2020. 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.

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 Palm 35 x 32 x 10 756--/----353030----/--40----
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The Royal Palm

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
756 Sq. Mi
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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Royal Palm Room 28 x 35 x 12 980--/----30201620--/--4545--
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Royal Palm Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
980 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 35 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available

    FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens

    What time is check in?

    Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

    What time is check out?

    Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

    How many rooms does Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens have?

    There are 123 rooms in the property.

    Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens?

    Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

    What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens?

    Our complimentary breakfast offers our world famous cinnamon rolls, eggs, fruit, donuts, biscuits and gravy, sausage, cereal, bacon, yogurt, juice, coffee, tea and so much more. Our breakfast is offered daily from 6:30 am till 10am.

    How much does internet cost?

    Our complimentary WIFI is available in our guest rooms as well as our public areas.

    Can I get a AAA rate at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens?

    Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

    Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens?

    Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

    Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens?

    Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

    Is there shopping nearby?

    Yes. Great shopping. Every guests reviewed liked the proximity to shopping.

    Is there shuttle service?

    Yes. 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 Good shuttle service. Almost all guests were happy with the shuttle service.

    Is there a WiFi internet?

    Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. WiFi reception not working. Slowest Wifi. Wifi sucked. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

    Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

    Yes. Kitchenette is acceptable. The majority of guests thought the kitchenette was ok.

    Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express Tampa Usf Busch Gardens?

    Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our outdoor pool is open from 8am till 10pm. We also have a spacious pool deck to soak up the sun!.

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