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La Quinta Inn & Suites
USF (Near Busch Gardens)

3701 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 1-813-910-7500
Fax: 1-813-910-7600

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The La Quinta Inn and Suites U.S.F was recently named a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!

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

100% Non-Smoking Hotel

We sell tickets at the property for Busch Gardens and Adventure Island

The beautiful newly renovat...see more La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. is located behind Busch Gardens, adjacent to the University of South Florida (host hotel for most USF Sundome functions). There is always plenty to do here: Hard Rock Nightclub at Seminole Casino, Nightlife in Ybor City, Museum of Science and Industry, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida State Fairgrounds. Don't forget professional sporting events (baseball, football, and hockey). Walk to a variety of great restaurants, or hit the malls (International, University, West Shore). Guests at the La Quinta Inn & Suites U.S.F. are treated with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Enjoy the heated pool and Jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center. Rooms are spacious and come with free high-speed Internet access and more. We are in north Tampa between I-75 and I-275, just minutes from the area's renowned Hospitals (Veterans, Cancer Center, Shriner's).see less
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Newspaper
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Facilities Available
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Express Checkout Available
  • 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:
  • Bagels
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
Ultra Fast Internet100% Non-Smoking HotelTripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Winner
  • Floors: 4
  • Rooms: 109
  • Suites: 4
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • 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
  • Cable Television
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Location
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Service
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Stay"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Sep 10, 2014
Donna P | Tallahassee, United States
My mother had surgery at Moffitt Cancer Center and La Quinta was great. The staff treated us very well and the price was great. It was nice to be able to have a room that was clean and quiet. La Quinta allowed me to keep my mothers car in the parking lot until she was discharged from the hospital. thank you La Quitnta for a great stay.  
 
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"My experience at La Quinta Inn & Suites"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Sep 10, 2014
TimothyBanigbe | Lagos, Nigeria
I felt quite comfortable and at home during my 3 weeks stay at La Quinta Inn & Suites near Busch Gardens; the facilities and services were very suitable for my needs. for example, 24-hour WiFi internet, good breakfast, large number of parking lots, computer printing services, gym, swimming pool, etc. Furthermore, I liked its proximity to the University of South Florida as well as courtesy of staff. I would recommend this hotel for anyone who likes comfort away from home, and particularly parents of USF students.  
 
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"Great stay when dropping off your USF student......"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Sep 1, 2014
471dennisn | Mount Pocono
Efficient staff, very clean and well appointed common areas. Rooms are large and have an upscale feel. Pet friendly but there is never any "evidence" that pets are in the hotel..... a "bark" here a "woof" there, never a problem. This is my second stay here.  
 
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"one of the best"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 30, 2014
Carolyn S | punta groda, United States
This is a very clean, attractive hotel in close proximity to USF, Bush Gardens, Moffitt and Shriners hospitals. Rates are reasonable and there are many amenities. The bed was plush, pool and spa well maintained, breakfast included, weight room and Wi-Fi connections, plus it is pet friendly. It is close to I-75 and easy to find.  
 
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"Moffitt surgery"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 27, 2014
Russell P | Port Charlotte, United States
Great stay, Special rates for Moffitt Paitent/family. we recommend this hotel to everyone, especially to those in need of a place to stay near the Moffitt hospital. We will be returning again in the near future, thankfull to La Quinta for signing us up with their rewards program!  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • MOSI, 1 mi.
  • Ybor City, 10 mi.
  • Port of Tampa (Cruise Terminal), 10 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Moffit Cancer Center, 1 mi.
  • V.A. Hospital, 2 mi.
  • Shriners Hospital, 1 mi.
  • department of transportation, .1 mi.
  • Pepsi, .1 mi.
  • Quest Diagnostics, .1 mi.
  • Channelside, 7 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Busch Gardens, 1 mi.
  • USF/Sundome, .5 mi.
  • Adventure Island, 1 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Friday's, 1 mi.
  • Anthony's, 1.5 mi.
  • Chili's, 1.5 mi.
  • Olive Garden, 1.5 mi.
  • Carrabba's, 2 mi.
  • First Watch, 2 mi.
  • Outback Steakhouse, 2 mi.
  • Perkin's , 2 mi.
  • Red Lobster, 2 mi.
  • China Buffet, 3 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Lowey Park Zoo, 4 mi.
  • Seminole Casino, 5 mi.
Tampa, FL
Local Time: 11:42 PM (Eastern)
Local Temperature: 73.8°F
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