Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens, an IHG Hotel

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Outdoor pool
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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds

Overview of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens, an IHG Hotel

2.5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
2807 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33612

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBusch Gardens Tampa Bay19 min walk
  • Popular LocationPort of Tampa19 min drive
  • AirportTampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.)21 min drive
  • Popular LocationMacDill Air Force Base26 min drive

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About this area

Tampa

Located in Tampa, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens, an IHG Hotel is in the business district and near the airport. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre is a cultural highlight and some of the area's popular attractions include Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and ZooTampa at Lowry Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Amalie Arena or Raymond James Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - 19 min walk
  • University of South Florida Botanical Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Museum of Science and Industry - 4 min drive
  • Port of Tampa - 19 min drive
  • MacDill Air Force Base - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Tampa Union Station - 16 min drive
  • Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tara's Roti Shop — 13 min walk
  • Mel's Hot Dogs — 18 min walk
  • Jason's Deli — 3 min drive
  • First Watch — 3 min drive
  • Panera Bread — 3 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens, an IHG Hotel

Hotel with free breakfast, near Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free area shuttle. Additionally, a business center, conference space, and dry cleaning are onsite. All 123 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Guests will also find coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens, an IHG Hotel offers 123 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Free area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
2 per room (up to 25 lbs)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 10 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Tampa Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express Tampa USF Busch Gardens Hotel
Holiday Inn Express USF
Holiday Inn Express USF Hotel
Holiday Inn Express USF Hotel Tampa Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Tampa Usf-Busch Gardens
Holiday Inn Express USF Busch Gardens Hotel
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Holiday Inn Express Suites Tampa USF Busch Gardens

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 397 out of 932 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 264 out of 932 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 116 out of 932 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 71 out of 932 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 84 out of 932 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveler, Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Entering the property was sometimes tricky, had to do a U turn to approach from the east, same thing if I wanted to go west from the hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Tara at the checkin desk was very friendly and helpful. Maureen the shuttle bus driver dropped us to and from the park in minutes, very friendly and helpful hotel!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very G00D!!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Charging my card after it had already been paid
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location in a bad area of town. Multiple drug users around.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021