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La Quinta Inn
Tampa Near Busch Gardens

9202 North 30th St
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 1-813-930-6900
Fax: 1-813-930-0563

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NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.

The La Quinta Inn Tampa Near Busch Gardens is only a mile from Adventure Island and Busch Gardens. Other family attractions include the Museum of Science and Industry, Lowry Park, and the Zoo. Ride the trolley at exciting Channelside or partake in the enchanting nightlife at ...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Parking
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pets Welcome
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Assorted Pastries

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Hotel Details
Ultra Fast Internet
  • Floors: 3
  • Rooms: 144
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming
  • Plug-and-Play TV feature makes it simple to connect electronics
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Location
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Bed and pillows were horrible"
2 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
redpoker | puerto rico
staff was somewhat nice. bed is uncomfortable pillows kept slipping off the bed, The breakfast was not worth it at all first hotel i see serve hard boiled eggs with the shell on like if you had somewhere to peel it and rinse of the left over shell. response i got when i asked was just grab hot water from the coffee machine it should fall off. Seriously!! Also in mid afternoon asked for extra coffee and creamer they told me i needed to go to the desk and get it. Hskp never came to my room for anything. Its super close to Busch Gardens but that is about it  
 
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"Could be cleaner, friendly staff"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 16, 2014
Katrina M | Jupiter, United States
The staff was friendly. My bathroom was dirty which I did not report until check out (my fault) as we were barely there and too busy. I like the simple breakfast and coffee for a quick bite before we left for the day. The a/c is REALLY loud but constant which is better than shutting on and off all night. And it blocked out street noise since it is in a busy area. You really can't get closer to Busch Gardens if that is your plan. You can even walk from there instead of the $17 parking if you want (about a mile to the entrance, even though it is just across the street - there is a wall to walk around).  
 
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"WORSE HOTEL EVER / REALLY A CHEAP MOTEL!!!"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 11, 2014
Jacob G | Oviedo, Florida, United States
Booked 2 rooms {non-smoking} get to the hotel, the main lobby looks ok, but the area is very shady!! get to the first room and it reeks of weed and cigarette smoke, not clean at all, make my way to the second room, had to step over a pool of beer, get to the room and it smells even worse! Go back to the lobby and all they can say is they are sorry and cannot guarantee that any other rooms will not have the same issue. So had to go to another hotel and pay over $200 more so I can get a clean and non-smoking room!! Will never go back or recommend this hotel to anyone, not even my worse enemy!!!  
 
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"The worst I have ever stayed in"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 5, 2014
Lori H | The Villages, Florida
We always stay in LaQuinta. By far this was the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. I was extremely disappointed with the hotel, staff and especially the room. Rooms smelled like smoke, tub was dirty and mold around toliet. When I went to front desk they were rude and wanted to charge me for room change and extra if I wanted a frig or microwave. We stayed only for one night. Definately not worth any amount of money. The only plus.. Busch Gardens right across the street and we were able to see the fireworks  
 
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"Great for one night visiting Busch Gardens"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 3, 2014
tiaraflipflops | Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
I was a bit worried by some of the reviews, and the cheap price, but it was great! Really handy location, in fact we spotted it from our ride at the top of Sheikra while we were still in the park! Room was a good size, with really good aircon (altho a bit noisy). Beds were a bit old, and our light didn't work properly, and the tap was hard to work. Bathroom was a bit small and old. But the breakfast was amazing, and was included in our room rate. Loads to choose from, including hot waffles and syrup, coffee, OJ, toast, bagels, hardboiled eggs... a really good feast. What more could you want for a one night stay, then straight back to the rollercoasters! Hope that's helpful.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • University of South Florida, 2 mi.
  • Museum of Science and Industry, 3 mi.
  • Lowry Park and Zoo, 6 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Johnson Battery Controls, .5 mi.
  • Moffit Cancer Center, 1 mi.
  • Pepsi, 1 mi.
  • Quest Diagnostics, 1 mi.
  • Yuengling Brewing Company, 1 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Busch Gardens, 1 mi.
  • Adventure Island, 1.5 mi.
  • Ybor City, 8 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Arby's, .2 mi.
  • Burger King, .2 mi.
  • Denny's, .2 mi.
  • Olive Garden, .2 mi.
  • Red Lobster, .2 mi.
  • McDonald's, .5 mi.
  • Sonnys Barbecue, .5 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • University Square Mall, 3 mi.
  • Channelside, 9 mi.
  • International Plaza, 12 mi.
Tampa, FL
Local Time: 2:02 AM (Eastern)
Local Temperature: 78.3°F
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