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Get an overview of this hotelGainesville property with an outdoor pool

Gainesville, U of F

This hotel and conference center overlooks Bivens Arm Lake and Wildlife Preserve, a picturesque setting unique in Gainesville, and is about 2 miles from the University of Florida and 3 miles from downtown.

Free area shuttle

This hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the University of Florida campus, Shands Hospital, and Gainesville airport.

Free Wi-Fi

Wyndham Garden Gainesville offers 197 guestrooms with LCD televisions and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Wyndham Garden Gainesville

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located on U.S. Highway 441 and overlooking Biven's Arm Lake, this 197-room hotel is three miles south of downtown Gainesville. The hotel is composed of two 4-story wings and a conference center with 13,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. A lakefront gazebo offers space for weddings and receptions. Wireless Internet access is available hotel-wide.

On-site amenities include an outdoor pool, business center, a computer station, and a fitness center. The on-site restaurant is open for all three meals and offers room service and lakeview seating. A lounge is adjacent to the restaurant, and a Starbucks kiosk is also available on site. Complimentary shuttle services are available to the airport, Shands Hospital (.5 miles away), and the University of Florida (1 mile away).

This is a smoke-free property.

  • Conference center 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 197 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15000 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Patio 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Private bathroom 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Lakeside Bar & Grille - This restaurant serves steaks, seafood, and other classic American fare overlooking the lake. It's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The adjacent lounge is open evenings with nightly drink specials during Happy Hour.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can swim in an outdoor pool or work out in an exercise facility that has treadmills, exercise bicycles, and weights.

The hotel overlooks Biven's Arm Lake, which, like most bodies of water in Florida, houses alligators, among other creatures. The hotel is also located just north of Paynes Prairie Preserve, a 21,000-acre state park that offers fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, and several miles of hiking and biking trails. At least three golf courses are located within 10 miles.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 1:00 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 4.5 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Paramount Hotel
  • Paramount Plaza
  • Paramount Plaza Gainesville
  • Paramount Plaza Hotel
  • Wyndham Garden Gainesville Hotel
  • Wyndham Garden Gainesville

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