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Hotel South Tampa & Suites

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Outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
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Overview of Hotel South Tampa & Suites

Hotel South Tampa & Suites

2.5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
3314 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL, 33629

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSeminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa14 min drive
  • AirportTampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.)18 min drive
  • Popular LocationZooTampa at Lowry Park21 min drive
  • Popular LocationBusch Gardens Tampa Bay24 min drive

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About this area

Tampa

Located in Tampa, Hotel South Tampa & Suites is in the business district and near the airport. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Henry B. Plant Museum, while those who have shopping on the agenda may want to visit Hyde Park Village and International Plaza and Bay Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Raymond James Stadium or Amalie Arena. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Westshore Plaza Mall - 6 min drive
  • Hyde Park Village - 9 min drive
  • Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa - 14 min drive
  • ZooTampa at Lowry Park - 21 min drive
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Tampa Union Station - 13 min drive
  • Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • PDQ — 16 min walk
  • Cappys Pizzeria — 18 min walk
  • Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza — 18 min walk
  • Pinky's — 18 min walk
  • Schiller's German Delicatessen — 19 min walk

About this property

Hotel South Tampa & Suites

Tampa hotel in Virginia Park, near Tampa Bay
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a health club and a 24-hour business center. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, conference space, and laundry facilities are onsite. All 81 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and TVs with cable channels. Free local calls, hair dryers, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Hotel South Tampa & Suites offers 81 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Premium cable television is provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a health club.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

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
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
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
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Extended parking on site (surcharge)
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space (1200 square feet)
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Free pool cabanas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • 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)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 10 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15

Property payment types

Important information

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

One child 10 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Property is also known as

Howard Johnson Express Inn South Tampa Airport
Howard Johnson Express South Tampa Airport
South Tampa & Suites Tampa
Hotel South Tampa & Suites Hotel
Hotel South Tampa & Suites Tampa
Hotel South Tampa & Suites Hotel Tampa

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 376 out of 963 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 304 out of 963 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 154 out of 963 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 63 out of 963 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 66 out of 963 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice people
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Smell bad
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very very bad experience and left the room!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I’d like a refund! The property was very dirty. The room smelled like cigarettes. The carpet was dirty. Junkies were outside our hotel door smoking and being loud until 4am. Our room was connected to another room which we heard every sound. Just plain awful and disgusting!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Manager was personable and extremely helpful and courteous.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021