Room type

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelTampa hotel near University of South Florida

Near theme parks

This hotel is located 1 mile from the entrance to Busch Gardens, 2 miles from Adventure Island water park and University of South Florida, and less than 9 miles from downtown Tampa.

Daily breakfast

La Quinta Inn Tampa-Near Busch Gardens serves a complimentary deluxe Continental breakfast with waffles each morning in a tropical-themed breakfast room.

Wireless Internet

Complimentary amenities in all 144 guestrooms at this Tampa-area La Quinta Inn include local calls, premium cable channels, and wireless Internet access; video games are available for a surcharge.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 3-story La Quinta Inn Tampa is across the street from Busch Gardens and 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the theme park's entrance. The Adventure Island water park is 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) away. On-site recreation includes an outdoor splash pool and a game room. Complimentary amenities include daily continental breakfast and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Arcade/game room
  • Concierge services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free breakfast
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Outdoor pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 144
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Premium TV channels
  • Shower/tub combination
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Where to Eat

A complimentary deluxe Continental breakfast with waffles is provided each morning.

The La Quinta Inn Tampa-Near Busch Gardens does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Red Lobster

Olive Garden

Shell's

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Nearby Things to Do

A large sundeck houses a 40-by-25-foot splash pool.

Within four miles of the hotel, Rogers Park Golf Course has an 18-hole course and driving range. Two miles away, the Adventure Island water park (surcharge) has water slides, playgrounds, and wave pools.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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