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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens

720 E Fowler Ave/I-275, I-275 Ext 51, Tampa, FL 33612 US

Check in:
After 2:00 PM
Check in: After 2:00 PM
Check out:
Before 11:00 AM
Check out: Before 11:00 AM
TripAdvisor Rating
2.05Average TripAdvisor Overall Rating of 2.0 of 5 for Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens
  • Phone Numbers
      Phone: 1-813-971-5150
      Fax: 1-813-971-2065
  • ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel. Sorry, no other pets are allowed.

Howard Johnson Express
  • Primarily smaller, low-rise hotel
  • Free yummy continental breakfast
  • Furniture so comfy, you won't want to get up
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens in Tampa, FloridaHoward Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida
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Located Close to Busch Gardens Theme Park

Welcome to Howard Johnson Express Inn – Tampa North / Busch Gardens hotel, near University Mall. Located off Interstate 275, our hotel in Tampa offers fast access to fun attractions like Busch Gardens and time-saving conveniences like on-site guest laundry to help you make the most of your trip. Start each day with a free Rise & Dine continental breakfast, and use free Wi-Fi Internet access to scout out local sights from your hotel room. When you return, splash around in our seasonal outdoor pool, or kick back with your free newspaper. Free truck and RV parking is available, and kids 17 and under stay free with an adult at our Tampa hotel.



Get ready for fun and excitement when you book your room at our hotel in Tampa. We are just two miles from the incredible Busch Gardens theme park, where you and your family can ride thrilling roller coasters, chow down on tasty food, play fun midway games and enjoy live entertainment. Clearwater Beach is less than an hour away for fun in the sun and water-themed activities like water skiing, jet skiing and snorkeling. If you are in the mood for a shopping trip, head to University Mall, with its 180 stores and restaurants. See amazing animals at Lowry Zoo, just three miles away, or learn about the universe through fun, interactive exhibits MOSI Museum of Science, two miles from our hotel in Tampa. Tampa Aquarium is also close by.


McDonald’s is less than a block away from our Tampa, FL, hotel if you are in the mood for a quick burger, and many popular restaurants are nearby. Try the Caribbean flavors at Jerk Hut, or dig into Asian specialties at China Buffet. Head to The Cuban Sandwich Shop and sample one of their signature Cubans, or an American deli classic like Pastrami on rye. Taste of India is offers exotic flavors and spicy curries.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast: Complimentary Breakfast offered

  • Internet

    Internet: High Speed Internet Access

  • Pool

    Pool: Pool

  • Truck/Bus Parking

    Truck/Bus Parking: Truck/Bus Parking

  • Car Parking

    Car Parking: Parking Available

Amenities & Services

  • Business Center
        Computer Access
  • Commercial
  • Health Activities and Sports
        Outdoor Pool
  • Hotel Info and Services
        Ice Machine
        Wake-Up Calls
  • Non-Sport Outdoor Activities
  • Safety & Security
        Alarms - Audible in Public Areas
        Doors - Have Deadbolts
        Doors - Have View Ports
        Doors - Self-Closing
        Electronic Room Key System
        Entrance - Accessible By Interior Corridor
        Fire Extinguishers - in Hallways
        Guest room floors - Multiple exits
        Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Audible
        Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Audible In Hallways
        Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Audible In Public Areas
        Windows - Locks
        Windows - Open
  • Technology Services
        High Speed Internet Access - Business Center
        High Speed Internet Access - Meeting Rooms
        High Speed Internet Access - Public Areas
        Public Computer Access
  • Transportation and Parking
        Bus/Truck Parking
        Disabled Parking
        Parking – Car

Hotel Policies

  • Check-In Time
      2:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time
      11:00 AM
  • Children Stay Free Policy
      Yes And Child Max Age is 17
  • Pet Policy
      ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel. Sorry, no other pets are allowed.



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