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Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was extremely impressed with Gainesville Lodge. For the location and the price, it is a steal. Clean, quiet, decent amount of space. My only complaint would be that the mattress wasn't the best. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.

Thank Kyloca
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Needed to stay in the city for 2 nights and just needed a safe, clean, comfortable and quiet place to stay. This place fit the profile perfectly and the price was just right. I recommend it for a quick trip. Not for a long stay.

Thank Leonardo D
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Budget rate hotel in walking distance to University of Florida campus and stadium. Very clean and nice management. No frills, inexpensive. Free WIFI and nice flat screen TV. Has free parking and a pool.

Thank Kathleen D
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Stayed here one night to go to son's UF orientation. It is no frills but very close to campus, shops and restaurants. It is inexpensive and clean, the staff was helpful and friendly. Served it's purpose but I wouldn't stay here for an actual vacation. Good for just a night or two. I will probably stay here when I drive... More 

Thank Marta T
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We were so pleasantly surprised!! We really didn't expect from such a great value, however, not only is the staff exceptional but the room is very nice and very clean. We will definitely stay here again!!

Thank Kim M
Pensacola, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Had the first room from office office on the first floor, with a king bed. Was nearest room to the street, but did not hear street noise. Motel is older, estimate possible 1960s era from design, and is being renovated. Very friendly/helpful staff, bed apeared new and was firm, shower had been redone with new hrdware and grab bar.. Free... More 

Thank dac_fl
1 review
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to stayed in Gainesville. The front desk people are very very nice. The Lodge is very close to the University of Florida and the Infinity Hall, which I love since my son will be staying at this Hall. The room I stayed in was very clean and the service was amazing. I will definitely stay at the Lodge... More 

Thank Patty C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is an old travel lodge, not much refurbish has happened by the looks. The hotel is clean enough and the staff were friendly, but the bed was very hard, and the shower temp is spotty. Overall this is good for an overnight stay but I wouldn't book it for a week.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Coastal locations were outside my budget so headed inland to Gainesville, based on reviews and rate. Offered a warm welcome by the owner, given second floor room. First impressions good, room looked clean, wooden floor. Was warm when I entered but AC cooled things down although noisy at night you need to keep it on. A little sparse inside. Dresser... More 

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Saint Johns, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I really wanted to like this place, and the management was very nice. But the place was really bad, the room smelled awful, was shabby, my family took one look and refused to stay. We paid the night, but went and booked another room at the nearby Holiday Inn. Sorry Gainesville Lodge.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Gainesville Lodge

Address: 413 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $86 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gainesville Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Two story motel with no elevator so consider this if you don't want stairs. Parking right at your door for first floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 101kathleend, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the lodge is small so any room would be a good one, also a plus great channel selection and the wifi is very good”
 of 5 bubbles kimmS1647TI, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Call direct might get best price”
 of 5 bubbles dac_fl, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“If you ask for a room with a bath,you'll get one and I stayed at a Non-Smokin Room.”
 of 5 bubbles Dragonfly51, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the bottom floor is non-smoking. the top floor is smoking. our room was fine. 117. it's quiet and in the corner with a door recessed from the sidewalk.”
 of 5 bubbles tomfromokaloosa, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
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