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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free rollaway beds

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationFred Bear Museum3 min drive
    Popular LocationSamuel P. Harn Museum of Art3 min drive
    Popular LocationCurtis M. Phillips Center8 min drive
    AirportGainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional)22 min drive
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

About this area

Gainesville

Located in Gainesville, Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands is in the city center. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp) and Historic Haile Homestead are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park and Price's Scrub State Park. Florida Museum of Natural History and Two Tails Ranch are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fred Bear Museum - 3 min drive
  • Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art - 3 min drive
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - 4 min drive
  • Florida Museum of Natural History - 6 min drive
  • Curtis M. Phillips Center - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportGainesville Regional Airport (GNV) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bento Cafe — 5 min walk
  • Texas Roadhouse — 7 min walk
  • Maple street — 8 min walk
  • Blaze — 10 min walk
  • Sonny's BBQ — 10 min walk

About this property

Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands

Hotel in Gainesville with free breakfast and outdoor pool
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. All 74 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Free newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands offers 74 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • RV/bus/truck parking

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from January to December

Property is also known as

Sleep Inn University/Shands
Sleep Inn University/Shands Gainesville
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Gainesville Sleep Inn
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands?
Check-in is from 3 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands located?
Located in the heart of Gainesville, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Fred Bear Museum and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Shands at the University of Florida. Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and UF Health Shands Hospital are also within 2 mi (3 km).
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
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The smell at the Hotel is horrible! I do not recommend this hotel not even to stay a night.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
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This was a clean very nice motel.Price was good also.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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This Hotel was very clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was comfortable and cool.
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Really good place good location and clean want to go again the best hotel
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

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