$49 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 27, 2014 Check-out: Sep 30, 2014

Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

2 stars
3001 University Center Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
130 reviews
Great place cheap prices

We had a great time me and price was great to would def recommend. See full review

  • Tkeris235
  • Jul 10, 2014
Unbelievable Excellent Value in Every Way!

After an exhausting day at Busch Gardens, Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa was an unexpected excellent... See full review

  • Readdy
  • Jun 9, 2014
All-suites hotel near USF and Busch Gardens

Find 150 deluxe suites located less than a mile behind Busch Gardens and Adventure Island at this all-suites property. The All Suites Hotel is approximately one mile from the University of South Florida campus, Moffitt Cancer Center, Shriners, Veterans Hospital and Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry. The resort has a tropical style and features a heated pool and hot tub, 4,000-square-foot sun deck, complimentary pool tables and ping pong for a memorable family vacation in the Florida sun.

Highlights
  • Free shuttle service to Busch Gardens
  • 4,000-square-foot sundeck with outdoor ping pong tables
  • High-speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
Rooms

Choose either a king or double-bed suite with a full-size sleeper sofa and separate living room. Rooms sleep up to six and every suite includes a La-Z-Boy recliner, two color TVs with 69 cable channels including HBO, coffee maker with Maxwell House coffee, video player, stereo, wet-bar, hairdryer, iron with ironing board, refrigerator and microwave.

Features

The hotel offers many opportunities for entertainment and relaxation. Visit the hotel's onsite restaurant, lounge by the outdoor heated pool or hold a family tournament at the sun deck's pool tables and ping-pong tables. Guests enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, nightly drink specials in the cocktail lounge, billiards and free local shuttle to Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and nearby hospitals. The property has free outdoor parking and truck or RV parking (limited spaces). Find a gift shop and newsstand onsite. High-speed wireless Internet is complimentary.

Transportation
  • Tampa International Airport (30 minutes)
  • St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport (50 minutes)
Local Attractions
  • Busch Gardens
  • Adventure Island
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Florida Aquarium
  • Historic Ybor City (night clubs, movies, shopping, dining)
  • University of South Florida
  • Raymond James Stadium
  • Lowry Park Zoo
  • Gulf Coast beaches
  • Disney World and many other Orlando attractions (about an hour)
Business
  • Meeting rooms can seat up to 40 guests
  • Catered lunches available for 20 or more
  • Audiovisual packages available upon request
Policies & Fees
  • Guests must be 21 years of age with a valid credit card and matching ID to check -in
  • No pets allowed

 

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

28.0443 -82.4255
Area description
Business district

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
General
Air conditioned
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Heated pool
Dining
Vending machines
Services
Business center
ATM/Cash machine
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
Accessibility
Wheel chair access
Room
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Microwave
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Busch Gardens: 0.6 mi
  • Adventure Island: 0.8 mi
  • University of South Florida Botanical Gardens: 0.9 mi
  • Museum of Science and Industry: 1.4 mi
  • Tampa Theatre: 1.5 mi
  • Sun Dome: 1.6 mi
  • Grand Prix Fun Center: 2.8 mi
  • Tampa Lowry Park Zoo: 3.5 mi
  • Lettuce Lake Park: 3.7 mi
  • Ybor City State Museum: 5.8 mi
  • Ybor City: 5.8 mi
  • Al Lopez Park: 6.3 mi
  • Tampa Union Station: 6.5 mi
  • Steinbrenner Field: 6.6 mi
  • Raymond James Stadium: 6.7 mi
  • Busch Gardens: 0.6 mi
  • Adventure Island: 0.8 mi
  • University of South Florida Botanical Gardens: 0.9 mi
  • Museum of Science and Industry: 1.4 mi
  • Tampa Theatre: 1.5 mi
  • Sun Dome: 1.6 mi
  • Grand Prix Fun Center: 2.8 mi
  • Tampa Lowry Park Zoo: 3.5 mi
  • Lettuce Lake Park: 3.7 mi
  • Ybor City State Museum: 5.8 mi
  • Ybor City: 5.8 mi
  • Al Lopez Park: 6.3 mi
  • Tampa Union Station: 6.5 mi
  • Steinbrenner Field: 6.6 mi
  • Raymond James Stadium: 6.7 mi
  • The David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts: 6.8 mi
  • Glazer Children's Museum: 6.9 mi
  • Tampa Museum of Art: 6.9 mi
  • Morris Bridge Park: 7 mi
  • Florida Aquarium: 7 mi
  • SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship: 7 mi
  • Florida Museum of Photographic Arts: 7 mi
  • Tampa Port Authority: 7.1 mi
  • Henry B. Plant Museum: 7.2 mi
  • ST PETE TIMES FORUM: 7.2 mi
  • Tampa Bay Times Forum: 7.2 mi
  • Tampa Bay Historical Center: 7.2 mi
  • Tampa Convention Center: 7.4 mi
  • Hyde Park: 8.2 mi
  • The Upper Tampa Bay Trail: 9.2 mi
  • Tampa Bay Downs: 13.6 mi
  • Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center: 17.5 mi
  • Sunshine Skyway Bridge: 28.3 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (130)

Ratings and reviews for Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
130 out of 130
Amenities:
3.2
Room cleanliness:
3.3
Hotel staff:
3.5
Room comfort:
3.3
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.4

61% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Little Lor
Fond du Lac, WI
Aug 22, 2014

Nice hotel for the price

For my birthday this year I wanted to go somewhere I've never been before, so Florida it was. My main goal was to lay out on the beach, get in the warm Gulf water, and experience Florida as much as I could. Most hotels directly on the beach are quite expensive, especially since I didn't intend to spend my time in a hotel. Baymont Inn was a great value for what I was looking for. The location and surrounding area was a little ehh, but being right behind Busch Gardens we got a nice little fire work show one night. The pool was very nice and clean. The only wish I had was that the bar down by the pool would have been open.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Visit Tacosons! About a 5 minute drive from hotel. Some of the best Mexican food I have ever had!

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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tkeris235
Business
Tampa, Fl
Aug 15, 2014

Business trip.

Good deal for the price. I got this room for less the 100 for two nights. It's a little old and Falling apart but great deal for what was spent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Nicapsi
Orlando, Fl
Jul 25, 2014

Good budget hotel

The hotel is very clean and the rooms are quite spacious. However, the free wifi is terrible and my room was really humid even with the AC set to 64. The carpet was damp and the sheets were damp from the humidity in the room. The free breakfast was not great as there were few healthy options. The location is very convenient to USF and Busch Gardens.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
pilotannie
Tucson, AZ
Jul 11, 2014

Okay but never again

Our room at the Baymont was disappointing. For the cost, it was extremely run down. We requested a non-smoking room and it smelled like stale smoke. The internet was iffy to say the least. Breakfast was good, and some healthy items were available. The pool was dirty, the pool bar, not always open. They do offer shuttle service to Bush Gardens, which we did not visit and the staff was very friendly and accommodating.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Tkeris235
Tampa, Fl
Jul 10, 2014

Great place cheap prices

We had a great time me and price was great to would def recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Samahu
Greate Atlanta Area, Georgia
Jun 23, 2014

Good stay

The main reason I choose this place because it was near Busch Gardens and was not so expensive. The staff were good and helping. I didn't like the room but it was okay because I stayed there for one night only. I didn't also like the fact that they want to take deposit of $50 during my stay

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

The shell seafood restaurant

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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Moma Torro
Jacksonville, Fl
Jun 17, 2014

Franky Panky Roller Derby weekend

I was set up for late check-in and got in much later than intended. Had no problem w/check-in and desk clerk was very helpful. I traveled w/my daughter w/derby. There were a few teams here this weekend, but it was nicely set and quite for the night. Wild tie at derby & relaxing time @ Baymont. Loved my weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tally Mom
Tallahassee, FL
Jun 12, 2014

good value

Good experience due to friendly staff. That was important to us. They welcomed us and accommodated each request professionally. Don't expect a hot breakfast, but otherwise a good stay for the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Readdy
Dallas Texas
Jun 9, 2014

Unbelievable Excellent Value in Every Way!

After an exhausting day at Busch Gardens, Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa was an unexpected excellent Oasis! Almost within walking distance, we arrived at our hotel very quickly. We reserved 3 rooms which required special handling, and the Baymont Staff graciously rose to the challenge. The rooms were extremely clean, comfortable & upscale with sofa bed in living room suite (separated from private bedroom) with wet bar, full-size 2nd floor sliding glass door to patio in bedroom, 3 pillows each bed + extra pillow & sheet in closet. Hair dryer, iron, ironing board, safe, chairs & table. Great for families!!! Nice size pool + billiard tables. Well-stocked breakfast with large variety & Staff to help waffle-makers. Grab this motel QUICK while it is still bargain priced!!! We didn't want to leave & would stay here again in a heartbeat, enjoy!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Great location & easy to find.

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Review of Baymont Inn & Suites Tampa near Busch Gardens/USF

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
phoenix jon
phoenix
May 30, 2014

baymont inn

It was a great value for the money. It was very nice the room was as big as an apartment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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