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11551 Discovery Lane
Seffner  FL  33584  USA
LAT: 28.00901 LONG: -82.30319
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+1 (800) 830-5222 (US/Canada Toll-free)

Telephone: +1 (813) 675-8600 Fax: +1 (813) 675-8601


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL

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Guests Love This Hotel's Location near USF Tampa

For a fun family vacation, stay at the Country Inn & Suites, where you can take the kids to Adventure Island for a day on the waterslides or to Busch Gardens for roller coaster rides and more. Explore your creative side at the Museum of Science & Industry, where you can try out more than 450 hands-on exhibits or watch a film in the IMAX Dome theater. You can check out the Tampa nightlife at the many restaurants and entertainment ventures in the vibrant neighborhoods of Centro Ybor, SoHo Tampa and Channelside Bay. If you can, visit the Florida State Fairgrounds during the annual fair or catch one of the shows held year-round. This hotel’s location is also near USF Tampa, which is ideal for prospective students, visiting parents and Bulls fans.

Add these top attractions to your itinerary:
  • Adventure Island (6 miles)
    Adventure Island offers 30 acres of cool ways to beat the heat, including waterslides, waterfalls, a rambling river, a wave pool, a kid’s area, dining venues and a surf shop.
    Phone: +1 (888) 800-5447
  • Amalie Arena (9.6 miles)
    Home to the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team and the Tampa Bay storm indoor football team, this popular arena hosts sports games and popular entertainers throughout the year.
    Phone: +1 (813) 301-6500
  • Busch Gardens (6 miles)
    With roller coasters, a waterpark, up-close animal encounters, food and entertainment, this popular amusement park has something fun for everyone in your group.
    Phone: +1 (888) 800-5447
  • Centro Ybor (8 miles)
    This historic district offers a look into the immigrant culture of Tampa through authentic Cuban restaurants, eclectic shops and beautiful architecture. 
    Phone: +1 (813) 242-4660
  • Channelside Bay Plaza (11 miles) 
    Tampa’s premier waterfront shopping and entertainment complex, Channelside Bay Plaza offers shopping, entertainment and dining.
    Phone: +1 (813) 223-4250
  • The Florida Aquarium (11 miles) 
    From indoor exhibits to interactive touch tanks, this 250,000-square-foot aquarium lets you get up close and personal with more than 20,000 plants and animals from around the world.
    Phone: +1 (813) 273-4000
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (3 miles)
    More than just a fair, the Florida State Fairgrounds host a variety of events throughout the year including shows, festivals and entertainment. If you’re in town during the fair, stop by for thrilling rides, great food and fun attractions.
    Phone: +1 (813) 621-7821
  • MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre (3 miles)
    The MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater hosts the biggest names in music in this state-of-the-art venue. Check online for upcoming shows.
    Phone: +1 (813) 740-2446
  • Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) (7 miles)
    With an IMAX Dome Theatre, a ropes course, a planetarium and more than 450 hands-on exhibits, MOSI is a great place for visitors of all ages to have fun while learning.
    Phone: +1 (813) 987-6000
  • Sabal Industrial Park (3 miles)
    Travelers in Tampa on business can appreciate the hotel’s proximity to Sabal Industrial Park, a 1,000-acre corporate business complex.
  • Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa (3 miles)
    Try your luck at this 90,000-square-foot casino and entertainment destination. From slots and table games to fine dining and the Rock Spa®, you are sure to enjoy a memorable time.
    Phone: +1 (813) 627-7625
  • SoHo Tampa (14 miles)
    This trendy area located in Tampa’s Hyde Park neighborhood boasts unique restaurants, shops and galleries. Take a convenient shuttle from SoHo to Channelside for the ultimate weekend adventure.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (12.8 miles)
    Head to the Raymond James Stadium to cheer on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at an exciting NFL football game.
    Phone: +1 (813) 870-2700
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Directions from Tampa International Airport:
Exit the airport and merge on to I-275 N, and then take I-4 E to exit 10/Mango Road. Turn left at the ramp onto Mango Road N towards Flying J. Before Flying J, turn left on Discovery Lane and the hotel is on the immediate left.

Guests needing transportation from the airport should contact SuperShuttle. The company accommodates individual or group reservations.