Get an overview of this hotelHotel with free breakfast, near Florida Museum of Natural History


Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Fred Bear Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Florida Museum of Natural History and Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and Curtis M. Phillips Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities include a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in the lobby.

Room Amenities

All 208 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, The Lodge at Gainesville provides a spa tub and a fitness center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. 2 meeting rooms are available. This Gainesville hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. An area shuttle within 2.00 mi and a roundtrip airport shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The Lodge at Gainesville is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 208 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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