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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 Busch Gardens is only a mile from Adventure Islands Theme Parks and Busch Gardens theme park. 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 encha...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
  • 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:
"TERRIBLE!"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 29, 2014
brookssanford | Sanford, Florida
This is by far the worst hotel I have stayed in in many years. This property is in need of a complete remodel or a tear down! The location was excellent for visitors to Busch Gardens, but it is bad! The sinks and tubs looked worse than what you would find in a junk yard - ships and stains all over. The shower in one of our rooms did not work at all. The towels were the smallest that I have ever seen - the bath towels were just a bit larger than some hand towels. The exterior hallways were very stained and dirty. The door to our room was unable to be closed by my wife without using all the power she has to push and shove. It certainly appears that La Quinta does not have a corporate inspection team to check on the franchise properties, They should be ashamed to allow a property like this one display the La Quinta signage.  
 
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"Disgusting"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 29, 2014
brookssanford | Sanford, Florida
It is amazing that this property is still allowed to have the La Quinta sign in front of it. This was the worst hotel I have stayed in in over 30 years! Terrible condition and dirty outside hallways. I would not stay in this property again if they paid me!  
 
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"Questionable hotel guest"
2 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 26, 2014
JohnnyTraveler85 | Bergen, Norway
The rooms was nothing more then tolerable -. However, there was a lot of family drama at the public area. Fighting and shouting in plain sight. The rooms could have used a refurbishment since there was fungus in the rooms.  
 
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"Very Comfortable"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 26, 2014
Daniel G | West Palm Beach, United States
The beds are very comfortable. While we were there they were having all the carpets cleaned in the hotel so the rooms were very fresh. We were on a family vacation so we had three rooms. The pool was very nice. Hotel staff was wonderful. The only draw back was we were directly across from the elevator and so every smoker in the building seemed to come smoke in front of our room. Other then that the trip was wonderful! It was so close to Busch Gardens we actually walked. I wouldn't however recommend that with small children.  
 
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"Convenient to Moffitt Cancer Center"
2 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 25, 2014
mmrock | Sarasota, Florida
We stayed here for 4 nights while having treatments at Moffitt. It was very convenient as it is only two miles away maybe less. There are many food options and a pharmacy near by. The positives were the hot tub and pool area, breakfast and the special Moffitt rate for the room. The negatives were finding two live roaches in the room and we were given the room right next to the construction. They are re-doing one on the entry ways and we were woke up before 8am with banging of equipment and men talking right outside our window. When we went to the front desk we were told they were not suppose to jack hammer until 9am. They did move us but that was the room we found the roaches. They do not have Sunsports so if you are a Rays fan bring your radio. The staff were friendly. I think we will being staying somewhere else next time.  
 
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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
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Local Temperature: 93.1°F
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