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Palmetto, Florida
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

I stayed here September of last year non- smoking room I think room 220 or whatever room is at the far right of the building facing the back of the hotel you can see the storage facility through thte balcony window it rained and the roof was leaking onto the dresser close to the television had to use a bucket... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

It's been my experience that sometimes bad reviews are unfounded and written by people who expect a Hyatt experience for a budget price. That is most certainly not the case here. Not only was my room infested with ROACHES but the bed seemed suspect enough (read "bedbugs") that I slept in my cloths on top of the sheets. Then, in... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

A party of 5 to stay for 2 nights in 2 rooms prior to a cruise. We had another hotel reservations but they fell through and found this hotel after midnight after numerous calls to find a vacancy. So, we were desperate. And I paid the price. The whole place was dirty, rundown with peeling paint, loose carpet that was... More 

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Lake City, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2015

The hotel was in a bad neighborhood. The room wasnt clean, there was hair in the tub. the phone didnt't work. It wasnt a pleasant experience. the continental breakfast was a joke. There wasn't even any cereal. I expected more from Howard Johnson.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We arrived to find the clerk had everything ready for our free night. He was very pleasant. The room was nice, but the bath was terrible. There was a 5 1/2 inch slit in the bottom of the tub which caused us not to use the shower in fear of causing damage to the floor under the tub. The WIFI... More 

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Thank John S
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

You never know what kind of neighborhood you are staying in until you arrive. The area was very noisey, The hotel was located close to the street. cars driving by were reving their engines loudly late at night. the manager refused to change rooms when requested. the other guests across the hall were loud as well. We changed hotels the... More 

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Altamonte Sprin
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Reviewed 20 January 2015

I had to come to Tampa to take care of business. My husband and I decide to stay here because it was right off the interstate. Big mistake.. There were bums hanging around outside. The ac was rusted out and kept going off and on, there were roaches crawling across the dresser, the toilet would not flush properly and the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Regency Inn

Address: 720 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-5332 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens)
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: £31 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Regency Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 68
Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Tampa North/Busch Gardens Hotel Tampa
Howard Johnson Tampa
Tampa Howard Johnson
Regency Inn Tampa, Florida
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“rooms facing the highway non smoking rooms 2nd floor cleanest floor/rooms”
 of 5 bubbles casanova2011, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There are no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles duellapaul, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“NON-SMOKING Rooms 2nd floor I recommend Rooms 206 or 204 because I have stayed in each very clean room I especially liked room 206 even though there was a small stain on the rug (probably soda or coffee) no bugs room 206 bathroom renovated very clean could upgrade tub and shower fixture but overall both good rooms.BOTH ROOMS ARE FACING THE HIGHWAY ,GREAT VIEW especially at night with traffic!”
 of 5 bubbles casanova2011, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“free wifi but was veryyy poor connection.”
 of 5 bubbles hollyk758, 12 Jul 2014 | Read review
“never book this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles danielarouskova, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
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