Within 30 miles of Tampa, FL.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Tampa Central

3826 West Waters Ave
Tampa, FL 33614
Phone: 1-813-490-9090
Fax: 1-813-490-9091

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The La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa Central was recently named a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!


The 100% non smoking La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa Central is centrally located in the heart of Tampa and the Tampa Bay area, near Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida Aquarium, Raymond James (home of the Tampa Bay Bucaneers) Stadium, George Steibrenner Field (home of the New York Yankee Base...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Newspaper
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Facilities Available
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • 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:
  • Pastries
  • Bagels
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
100% Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Rooms: 75
  • Suites: 14
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00 AM
Guest Room Amenities
  • 32-inch LCD TV in all rooms
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Free high-speed Internet access in all rooms
  • Microwave in all rooms
  • Refrigerator in all rooms
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Whirlpool tubs available in select rooms
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Location
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Value
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Enjoyed our stay..."
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 26, 2014
Glenda J | 
Staff was friendly and nice...Room service attendant was very nice and pleasant...breakfast was good and plentiful...enjoyed the pool...area was in a great place for all your shopping needs and not too far from Busch Gardens...only thing I would recommend is that the carpet needs to be redone...ours had stains all over the floor...didn't feel comfortable taking my shoes off...but other than that everything else was great...will stay here on my next trip...Thanks again for a great stay...  
 
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"Almost satisfied"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 26, 2014
rscumbie87 | Bell, Florida, USA
We have stayed in this hotel many times. Everything was good with the exception of mildew/mold on the shower curtain and dirty carpet in our room. It seems the management may not be as concerned with the state of the rooms as in the past. The public areas were clean, the breakfast was good and well stocked. The check in and check out were flawless. The manager even gave us some toiletry samples when we checked out. I think housekeeping needs closer supervision to make sure the rooms are as clean as possible.  
 
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"sleepless at la quinta central tampa"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 21, 2014
2014vacationmaker | Jupiter, Florida
The manager Mr Patel does not feel that being woken at 3am and inconvenienced to move rooms with 2 kids under 6 warrants any type of refund, so beware as sympathies did not lie with me and my sleepless night after a four hour journey was hellish! Oh and his reasoning is that because I was still in a hotel room, overnight, I should be charged for the room. The night staff had been their a week and was out of her depths, so I would recommend citi bank terminate their not so much of an easy deal relationship with this group.  
 
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"Wonderful service, as always"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 14, 2014
Linda K | Manchester, United States
Very nice place to stay - comfortable, very care taking Helpful with late plane arrivals, travel to airport, food close by, one of our favorite locations in northeast. Staff is always helpful - from late arrivals to finding something reasonable to eat at midnight.  
 
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"Excellent Management!"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Jun 6, 2014
icechik74 | Harrogate, United Kingdom
We booked this hotel as we were coming at late notice due to a death in my family. There was limited availability in the Tampa area and I must admit I was hesitant to stay due to staying usually closer to the airport. What a pleasant surprise! It's not a 5 star luxury hotel but the staff and management really care about their guests and it shows. Check in was seamless, and the reception was friendly. The room was large and clean and it is centrally located. The pool was also clean and did the trick with my kids. Lastly I was mostly impressed with the breakfast and how the manager came around and spoke personally with the guests. It was a really nice touch. The ladies who were stocking breakfast were also super friendly and on top of things. Thank you! I won't hesitate to stay again.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Lowery Park Zoo, 5 mi.
  • Florida Aquarium, 6 mi.
  • Museum of Art, 6 mi.
  • Clearwater Beach Area, 15 mi.
  • Tampa Convention Center, 6 mi.
  • Tampa BMX Park, 2 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Burger King, .1 mi.
  • GE, 1 mi.
  • Regions Bank, 1 mi.
  • AMEX, 1 mi.
  • Walmart, .5 mi.
  • The Home Depot, 1 mi.
  • Aetna Insurance, .5 mi.
  • Federal Express, .5 mi.
  • Ferguson Enterprises, .5 mi.
  • Gunn Allen Financial, .5 mi.
  • H and R Block, .5 mi.
  • Home Depot, .5 mi.
  • Nokia, .5 mi.
  • TMP Worldwide, .5 mi.
  • Tropical Sportswear, .5 mi.
  • Capital One, 1 mi.
  • United Healthcare, 1.5 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Raymond James Stadium, 3 mi.
  • Legends Field-New York Yankees, 3 mi.
  • Busch Gardens, 5 mi.
  • USF Sundome, 5 mi.
  • Adventure Island Water Park, 5 mi.
  • Ed Radice and Grego Sports Complex, 5 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Zaxby's, .1 mi.
  • Crabby Tom's Oyster Bar, .5 mi.
  • Logan's Roadhouse, .5 mi.
  • Perkins, .5 mi.
  • Bennigan's, 1 mi.
  • Chili's, 1 mi.
  • International House of Pancakes (IHOP), 1 mi.
  • Red Lobster, 1 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • St. Pete Times Forum, 6 mi.
  • Ybor Historic District, 7 mi.
  • International Plaza, 3 mi.
  • Citrus Park Mall, 3 mi.
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