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Quality Inn Airport
Ranked #103 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Bradenton, Fl
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15 reviews
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“the hotel is OK... but not fantastic.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2009

the hotel is very old, but is still standing. they did a partial upgrade not too long ago, but you can still see the oldness in the rooms. the designs on the buildings are a flash back to the 60's. the pool is small but is nice, and the room was clean. pretty affordable too. the housekeepers are a intresting group too.

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled with friends
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2009

I should not be complaining as I had two free nights, but it is not a place I will probably ever stay at again. This is a VERY old hotel ( pop opens for glass bottles still on the wall ). They tore down the lobby and built a nice front. Did a nice job painting the buildings. Unfortunately they only did a partial renovations. Carpet and beds were good. But wallpaper falling off walls, toliet seat falling off, mirrors falling down. And the bathrooms were not very clean. I do not mind old if a good clean renovation, but this one does not fit that bill.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled solo
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New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2009

Checked in and after 5 minutes went next door to a clean restaurant to think about my mistake. Then asked to check out and was offered another room. I walked to the next room with the front desk staff and it clearly smelled just as bad. Each room smelled like it was used as a kennel for dogs & cats and later they sprayed something in attempt to cover the odor. The smell alone caused my sinuses to react and a cough was just another minute away. Fact is the place is old and dirty. MOLD is dangerous and un-healthy. I did much better for $20 more in a new place built just 1 year ago. When our bags were at the restaurant next door the waiter & waitress just said the place was "scary."

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Montreal, QC, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2009

We stayed here for a few days...first time in tampa. We were going to a hockey game so the location is perfect, it's about a 15 min drive from there. It's a little far from the beach, but a nice drive to the beach. We didn't eat breakfast at the hotel, but there seemed to be a nice selection. There is an IHOP walking distance. Conplimentary newspaper in the lobby too.

  • Stayed January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2009

Great service, good location, very affordable (about $65 for us), clean rooms, comfortable sleep, wonderful selection of breakfast, AAA discount available, and points with Choice Rewards. They have shuttle service to the airport and cruise. Definitely a good place to stay the night if you are in the Tampa area.

My son and I stayed here. Only bad thing was that when plugged in, the coffee maker/fridge/microwave (there was one plug to plug in all 3 and I didn't have the energy to figure out which one it was) makes a clicking sound that my son couldn't sleep through. So we had to put the TV on at a low volume to get rest.

Other than that, our stay was great! I highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2008, travelled with family
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Property: Quality Inn Airport
Address: 1020 S. Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL 33629
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Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #103 of 162 Hotels in Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel is just minutes away from Tampa International Airport, Tampa's Downtown, Cruise Terminal and the Westshore Financial District. One of the closest to MacDill Air Force Base, we are the home to many of our nation's troops and their families while they visit the base. Three miles to the west, you will find a beautiful nine-mile walkway along Bayshore Blvd. Over 200 restaurants nearby, many within walking distance. ... more   less 
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