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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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Enjoy This Hotel's Location near USF Tampa

A gateway to the greater Tampa area, the Country Inn & Suites Tampa East provides its guests with easy access to I-4, I-75 and US-301. The hotel's location near USF Tampa is ideal for prospective students and visiting families. Countless local attractions are nearby, and guests can easily visit Busch Gardens, Dinosaur World, the Florida State Fairgrounds and the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre. Seminole Hard Rock Casino is just a short distance away, and the Country Inn & Suites offers complimentary shuttle service to this popular attraction as an added convenience.

Visit these nearby attractions:

  • Florida State Fairgrounds (3 miles)
    Stop by the fairgrounds for the Florida State Fair, or to enjoy the variety of year-round events, competitive programs and educational opportunities.
    Phone: +1 (813) 621-7821
  • MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre (3 miles)
    Check out a variety of musical acts at this state-of-the-art venue located at the Florida State Fairgrounds.
    Phone: +1 (813) 740-2446
  • Sabal Business Park (3 miles)
    Corporate travelers will appreciate the hotel's proximity to Tampa's largest business area.
  • Seminole Hard Rock Casino (3 miles)
    This 90,000-square-foot casino is a great adult vacation destination. The Country Inn & Suites provides easy access to the venue's cascading fountains, restaurants, bars and exciting live entertainment.
    Phone: +1 (866) 502-7529
  • Adventure Island (6 miles)
    Cool off from the hot Florida sun at this 30-acre island full of water slides, pools and kid's attractions.
    Phone: +1 (888) 800-5447
  • Busch Gardens Amusement Park (6 miles)
    This world-famous amusement park is home to thrilling rollercoasters, exciting entertainment and animals from around the world.
    Phone: +1 (888) 800-5447
  • Museum of Science & Industry (7 miles)
    With its 450 exhibits, live science demonstrations and IMAX theatre, this popular museum offers something for everyone, young and old alike.
    Phone: +1 (813) 987-6000
  • Centro Ybor (8 miles)
    Experience the Cuban influence in Tampa at Centro Ybor. Sample Cuban fare at the Columbia Restaurant, or buy a souvenir in one of the shops.
    Phone: +1 (813) 242-4660
  • Tampa Bay Times Forum (9.6 miles)
    Check the schedule at this local arena, and catch a concert or a Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game.
    Phone: +1 (813) 301-6500
  • Channelside District (11 miles) 
    Explore the shops and restaurants at this entertainment complex near the Country Inn & Suites.
  • Florida Aquarium (11 miles)
    Take the family to get an up-close look at 20,000 aquatic plants and animals at this aquarium.
    Phone: +1 (813) 273-4000
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (12.8 miles)
    Catch an exciting NFL game at nearby Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
    Phone: +1 (813) 870-2700
  • SoHo Tampa (14 miles)
    SoHo, located in the Hyde Park section of Tampa, is home to upscale eateries, galleries and shops. It's the perfect place for a night on the town.

Local Concerts/Sporting Events

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.