The Florida State Fairgrounds and the Hard Rock Casino are only minutes from this Tampa hotel, situated off Interstate 4 and offering modern in-room amenities, including microwaves and refrigerators. Guests at the Holiday Inn Express Tampa-Fairgrounds-Casino can start each day with a free hot breakfast buffet or with a snack from the on-site convenience store. A modern fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool are also available on-site. Historic Ybor City, Busch Gardens and the Florida Aquarium can be found only a short distance from the Tampa-Fairgrounds-Casino Holiday Inn Express. St. Pete Times Forum, home to professional hockey's Tampa Bay Lightening is also nearby.