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Gator Town Inn

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3820 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3510 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews room was clean needed a place to stay king room stay there again nice stay shands hospital front desk staff motel university exterior florida sheets clerk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to stay off of rt 441 when going to Gainesville. This time we tried the Gator Inn. The outside needs a little more cleaning, but the room we had was all new and updated inside with a nice sink area and a new...More

Thank LIer-Native
Response from SalimaM82, Guest Relations at Gator Town InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ller-Native, Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased to hear your stay was enjoyable and we will be sharing your comments with our staff. We do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit. Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phone died as i was trying to see what best rate was for AARP/AAA senior citizens rather than booking thru Booking.com. Gentleman agreed to lowest rate we'd found of similar hotels w/ breakfast included. Didn't read reviews (rather glad i didn't) nor was i aware...More

Thank Wanderlassie
Response from SalimaM82, Guest Relations at Gator Town InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wanderlassie, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed the space and the comfort. We look forward to your return on your next visit. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy check in. Room was super clean and quiet. Nearby everything. Very helpful and kind owners. Highly recommended! I stayed for 5 business days and my stay was very comfortable. WiFi was fast and the television worked fine. Room was clean and spotless when I...More

Thank johnjbaeza
Response from SalimaM82, Guest Relations at Gator Town InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Johnjbaeza, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed the space and the comfort. We do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean room for a great price! I will definitely stay there again. The owner is very nice also. The rooms were clean too! The hotel is Just south of UNiversity of Florida. They have a small breakfast too that is good too.

Thank John D
Response from SalimaM82, Guest Relations at Gator Town InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John, Thank you for your perfect rating and review! We are so pleased to hear your stay was enjoyable, we will be passing your comments to our staff. We look forward to your return on your next visit!

Reviewed August 23, 2018

If you are looking for quality/$ ratio this is good choice. Clean, accommodating and quality lodging in an excellent location. Oh, did I mention location? A pivotal spot in the maize of Gainesville FL roads--pivotal in that from this central point one can access every...More

Thank edcawthorn
Response from Salima M, Guest Relations at Gator Town InnResponded August 24, 2018

Hi edcawthorn, Thank you for your perfect rating and review! We are so pleased to hear your stay was enjoyable, we will be passing your comments to our staff. We look forward to your return on your next visit!

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Description
We are newly remodeled and finished our remodel late 2016. We now have new bed, new bedspreads, new carpets, new exterior, new interiors and offer a quaint breakfast selection. We still have our More sparkling clean pool, and plenty of parking. We accommodate students, parents, truckers and travelers of all kinds, though, we are sorry we do not accept pets. We are conveniently located close to the Football stadium of the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, the VA Hospital, Gainesville Airport, and Gainesville Racetrack (home of GatorNational). Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
39
Price range
US$65 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL
Also Known As
Howard Johnson Express Gainesville Hotel Gainesville
,
Howard Johnson Gainesville
,
Gainesville Howard Johnson
Location
United States > Florida > Gainesville
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
39
Price range
US$65 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL
Also Known As
Howard Johnson Express Gainesville Hotel Gainesville
,
Howard Johnson Gainesville
,
Gainesville Howard Johnson
Location
United States > Florida > Gainesville
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Traveller (58)
Room & Suite (26)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Location
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Contact
3820 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3510
Getting there
Gainesville Regional Airport11 km
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potterypeople
March 25, 2017|
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Response from avagabond52 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Dayane O
January 5, 2017|
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Response from DesirayBlackburn | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, the best thing to do is call and ask them. Extremely courteous employees.
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Room Tips
"Call ahead if you want lower level--stairs are no fun anywhere"
edcawthorn
Aug. 23, 2018
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"I was on the 2nd floor in a king sized room"
maureenf258
Feb. 6, 2016
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"don't stay here"
D9189JSgeorges
Mar. 22, 2015
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"We used AARP and booked a king non-smoking. 2nd floor corner. Very quiet and roomy."
marceliuss
Jan. 27, 2015
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