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Magnificent Lake Lanier Home-indonesian Decor-huge Party Dock
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5.43 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (177 reviews)
Great place on the lake

"Great house with a fun dock! My kids had hours of fun jumping off the dock! Kitchen was fully stocked with all utensils. All linens and blankets smelled freshly laundered. My only suggestion would be to bring plastic cups with you. We didn’t see any plastic cups, only glass....and with four kids ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Magnificent Lake Lanier Home-indonesian Decor-huge Party Dock
Unique Lake Lanier Cottage ~ On Super Deep Water Near North GA Mountains!!
4.9/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Great house

"Our stay was great and would do it again. There was a ton of stairs and very steep so any medical concerns should be warned."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Unique Lake Lanier Cottage ~ On Super Deep Water Near North GA Mountains!!
Motel 6 Gainesville, GA
2 out of 5
1585 Monroe Dr, Gainesville, GA
Free Cancellation
The price is $61 per night
1.88 mi from city center
3/5 (288 reviews)

"Very comfortable, roomy, and quiet space for an overnight stay. Staff was very courteous, kind, and helpful 🙂"…"

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Motel 6 Gainesville, GA
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Budgetel Inn and Suites
726 Jesse Jewell Pkwy, Gainesville, GA
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0.53 mi from city center
Budgetel Inn and Suites
Super Unique Lake Lanier Lake House With Double Slip Party Deck Dock
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4.46 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
A wonderful family retreat!

"We stayed with another family, 4 adults and 4 kids total, and it was perfect! The kids thought the house was the coolest and loved the double decker dock. The location was perfect, close to the boat ramp to put our boat in, and very quiet. Thank you for a wonderful stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Super Unique Lake Lanier Lake House With Double Slip Party Deck Dock
Little Bird's Landing on Lake Lanier - Multiple Families - 2 Living Spaces!
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Love this property

"The property was perfect for our larger group. We enjoyed the location, the dock was fabulous, and the sunsets were unreal. Close enough to stores and restaurants but far enough away from it all to feel very relaxing and enjoyable."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Little Bird's Landing on Lake Lanier - Multiple Families - 2 Living Spaces!
Deep Water and Stunning Views on Private Peninsula
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7.34 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Great stay

"House was clean, ray was easy to work with and very accommodating"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Deep Water and Stunning Views on Private Peninsula
Luxurious Estate in the Foothills of North Georgia on Beautiful Lake Lanier
5/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Family vacation on Lake Lanier

"Had a great family vacation and appreciated the heated pool and hot tub since the weather was unusually cool. Mark was great to work with!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Luxurious Estate in the Foothills of North Georgia on Beautiful Lake Lanier
"got Hooked Cottage" a Short Walk to Sydney Lanier
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4.22 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Cozy cottage

"The house was nice with big rooms, a large kitchen and lots of space. Big plus was the big backyard. However, for the price we paid we’d expected the outside / porch area of the house to better maintained / more thoroughly cleaned."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

"got Hooked Cottage" a Short Walk to Sydney Lanier
Luxury Lakeside Mansion With Basketball Court and Indoor Pool
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7.02 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Great house, great location

"We had a great time at this property. We were three families with a total of 7 kids. The house gave us plenty of space and was right on the water. A few things I would point out, on the lower level where the rooms with the bunk beds are, the only bathrooms with showers are in the bedrooms with the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Luxury Lakeside Mansion With Basketball Court and Indoor Pool
Super 8 by Wyndham Gainesville
2 out of 5
541 Dorsey St, Jesse Jwll Pkwy and Scotland Ave, Gainesville, GA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $67 per night
0.74 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (205 reviews)

"All good. The location was great for our visit. It was a little more expensive than we would have liked."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Gainesville
Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville
3 out of 5
1735 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $99 per night
1.57 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (551 reviews)

"I love everything about the property! Customer service A1"…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville
TownePlace Suites Gainesville
1745 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA
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1.59 mi from city center
TownePlace Suites Gainesville
Haven Inn and Suites
766 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE, Gainesville, GA
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0.54 mi from city center
Haven Inn and Suites
HomeTowne Studios Gainesville
2 out of 5
1115 Jesse Jewell Parkway SW, Gainesville, GA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $56 per night
0.92 mi from city center
2.1/5 (134 reviews)

"The property was perfectly fine.! They are so nice.! They helped me out even though Expedia didn’t send them my reservation. And now Expedia isn’t trying to contact me back about my refund when it’s their fault that it happened in the first place. This hotel is wonderful. But stay away from Expedia ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

HomeTowne Studios Gainesville
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Visiting Gainesville

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Gainesville, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals, lakeside setting, and wineries. Top sights in the city include Lake Lanier, North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall, and Mall of Georgia.

  • There are 121 hotels and other accommodations in Gainesville
  • The closest major airport is in Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), 37.5 mi (60.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gainesville

Well-known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, and Smithgall Arts Center. Favorite family attractions include Mayfield Dairy Farms and Stonewood Riding Stables. The lakeside and mountain views highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Lake Lanier, Chattahoochee National Forest, and Amicalola Falls State Park.

In Gainesville, there are 121 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Braselton - This 2.5-star hotel features a winery, a golf course, and free breakfast. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and comfortable beds.
  • Chateau Elan - Our customers like the pool and quiet location at this resort. With a stay at this 4.5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a winery and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buford NE - Lake Lanier Area - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Other top sights in Gainesville include North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall and Mall of Georgia. Popular places to see around the area include Infinite Energy Arena, located 26.1 mi (42.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Sugarloaf Mills, which is 26.2 mi/42.2 km away.

Getting Around Gainesville

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Gainesville Station. Gainesville might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Gainesville

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 67°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 31°F
  • From April to June, the average is 87°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 32°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Gainesville is 53.16 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 86°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 33°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Gainesville?
Hampton Inn & Suites Braselton is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel is a short 6-minute walk from Chateau Elan Winery, and it offers a winery and a golf course. Traveler reviews also recommend Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buford NE - Lake Lanier Area as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gainesville, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Gainesville.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Gainesville?
For additional details about updating your trip to Gainesville or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Gainesville?
Based on reviews, The Guest Lodge Gainesville is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Best Western Plus Lake Lanier/gainesville Hotel & Suites and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites.
What's the best hotel for families in Gainesville?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Buford at Mall of Georgia, GA is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites. Attractions like Stonewood Riding Stables and Mayfield Dairy Farms are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Gainesville?
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Buford Mall of Georgia is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and plasma TVs. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Buford at Mall of Georgia, GA and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Gainesville?
The Guest Lodge Gainesville is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool along with free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Best Western Braselton Inn and Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Lake Lanier?
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gainesville - Lake Lanier Area is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from Lake Lanier. Other good options in the area include The Guest Lodge Gainesville and Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville.
What about the best place to stay close to Mall of Georgia?
One of the top choices for your stay is Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Buford at Mall of Georgia, GA, located a short 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Mall of Georgia, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buford and Hampton Inn Atlanta-Mall of Georgia are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best high-end hotel in Gainesville?
Chateau Elan is a 4.5-star resort with a winery and 4 restaurants, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Gainesville?
HomeTowne Studios Gainesville is a hotel featuring free WiFi and in-room kitchenettes, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Hampton Inn Atlanta-Mall of Georgia and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Buford-Mall of Georgia. You can tee off at Chicopee Woods Golf Course, Chestatee Golf Club, or Countryland Golf Club while you’re in town.
What are some hotels with pools in Gainesville?
The Guest Lodge Gainesville is a top hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buford/Mall of Georgia and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites.

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