The Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Tampa, Florida offers award-winning service and well-equipped accommodations that are also pet friendly. Among Tampa hotels, the Holiday Inn Express® Tampa-I-75 @ Bruce B. Downs is one of the closest hotels to Busch Gardens and the University of South Florida (USF). For the convenience of business travelers, we have a 24-hour business center with copy, fax and print services, five meeting rooms with A/V equipment and free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Tampa, Florida businesses, including Met-Life, Syniverse, Verizon, Achieve Global, Moffitt Cancer Center, USAA, Highwoods Preserve, Washington Mutual and Telecom Park, are located within minutes of our hotel. Tampa, Florida is home to the world-famous Busch Gardens theme park and exciting attractions such as the Museum of Science & Industry and the USF Sun Dome. Our hotel is close to everything yet nestled in a nature preserve area to provide you with a retreat after a day of shopping at The Shops of Wiregrass or playing golf at Pebble Creek Golf Course. Our lushly landscaped grounds compliment the stylishly decorated, pet friendly accommodations in Tampa. Our hotel's guests can take advantage of the great weather with a heated, outdoor pool and our putting green. Other complimentary amenities include a hot breakfast and a well-equipped fitness center.