Gainesville hotels

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Gainesville, FL, United States
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  Average price (weeknight): C$ 129
  Average price (weekend night): C$ 191

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Top tips for finding the perfect Gainesville hotel

Gainesville is a college town in northern Florida, and because of it, much of the city is dominated by the University of Florida campus. Many hotels in Gainesville are located nearby, like Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Holiday Inn Gainesville, and AC Hotel By Marriott.
Gainesville is surrounded by incredible natural landscapes, and it boasts several parks. Consisting of more than 125 acres of wetlands and ponds, Sweetwater Wetlands Park is a hub for bird-watchers and overall nature-lovers, with its boardwalk trails and ranger-led tours. There are a few accommodation options along SW 13th Street, about 1-2 miles away from the park, including Gator Town Inn, Budget Inn, and Wyndham Garden Gainesville.
Downtown is a great place to be located as you are near all the major shopping places and can roam around the great Union Street Farmer’s Market, which takes place every Wednesday, during the day, or go see a movie at Hippodrome State Theatre at night. There you have a few lodging options, like the more affordable Gainesville Lodge, or the more high-end Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown.
The city offers a great variety of museums and art galleries, with some of the biggest attractions being the Florida Museum of Natural History, with its Butterfly Rainforest, and the Harn Museum of Art, which displays a great collection of African and Asian works. They are both very close to each other on Hull Road, with both the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville and Aloft Gainesville University Area being within walking distance.
Nature lovers traveling on a budget are in luck in Gainesville. One of the most affordable areas in the city is actually near both Clear Lake Nature Park and Split Rock Conservation Area. Accommodation options there include a Baymont by Wyndham, a La Quinta Inn, and a Quality Inn.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Gainesville

How much is a cheap hotel in Gainesville?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Gainesville for as cheap as C$ 65 in the last 3 days. The average price is C$ 153.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
What are the closest hotels to Interstate 75?
Many travelers are road-tripping along the I-75 and are just looking for a place to spend a night or two. There is a high concentration of hotels in Gainesville that are right off the highway yet still close to the city center, including affordable options like Hom Hotel And Suites, Red Roof Plus, and Extended Stay America.
What are the most popular areas for nightlife?
The best nightlife in town takes place in the Downtown area, along University Ave, Main Street, and a few of the perpendicular streets. University Club is a popular gay night club, while Rockeys Dueling Piano Bar is a good option for a relaxing night with live music. Sweetwater Branch Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, and Gainesville Lodge are the closest to the bustling area.
What are the best business hotels?
The best business hotels in Gainesville are the Hilton University Hotel Conference Center and Hotel Indigo Gainesville-Celebration Pointe, with both offering a 24-hour business center, free parking, a pool, and a fitness center.
What are the closest hotels to Gainesville Regional Airport?
The closest hotels to Gainesville’s airport are Traveler’s Inn (great for budget travelers) and Hampton Inn and Suites. Closer to town, hotels like Sweetwater Branch Inn and Holiday Inn also have an airport shuttle service.

Where to stay in Gainesville?

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Best Gainesville hotels

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Sweetwater Branch Inn - Gainesville - Building
9.5 Excellent (469 reviews)
C$ 225+
Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville - Gainesville - Building
9.2 Excellent (311 reviews)
C$ 176+
Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown - Gainesville - Building
9.0 Excellent (715 reviews)
C$ 224+
Doubletree by Hilton Gainesville - Gainesville - Building
8.9 Excellent (983 reviews)
C$ 202+
AC Hotel by Marriott Gainesville Downtown - Gainesville - Building
8.9 Excellent (483 reviews)
C$ 207+
Best Western Gateway Grand - Gainesville - Building
8.7 Excellent (1,249 reviews)
C$ 166+
Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands - Gainesville - Building
8.7 Excellent (882 reviews)
C$ 127+
Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville - Gainesville - Bedroom
8.7 Excellent (589 reviews)
C$ 198+
Comfort Inn University - Gainesville - Building
8.6 Excellent (783 reviews)
C$ 138+
Homewood Suites by Hilton Gainesville - Gainesville - Building
8.4 Excellent (499 reviews)
C$ 152+
Courtyard by Marriott Gainesville - Gainesville - Building
8.4 Excellent (448 reviews)
C$ 168+
Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr - Gainesville - Building
8.1 Excellent (803 reviews)
C$ 181+

Best Gainesville hotels near Fred Bear Museum

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Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville - Gainesville - Building
9.6 Excellent (1,046 reviews)
C$ 163+
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gainesville - Gainesville - Building
8.7 Excellent (1,029 reviews)
C$ 186+
Hampton Inn Gainesville, FL - Gainesville - Building
8.5 Excellent (355 reviews)
C$ 176+