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La Quinta by Wyndham Gainesville
La Quinta by Wyndham Gainesville
2.5 out of 5.0 908 NW 69 Terrace, Gainesville, FL
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$82
4.7/5 (28 reviews)

The staff at LaQuinta were very friendly and courteous. The hotel was extremely clean and user friendly. I would recommend this propeety yo anyone traveling thru Gainesville!!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019
Situated in a shopping district, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of North Florida Regional Medical Center and Oaks Mall. Florida Museum of Natural History ...
Americas Best Value Inn Alachua
Americas Best Value Inn Alachua
2.0 out of 5.0 16100 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, FL
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$55
2.2/5 (128 reviews)

It had comfortable bed and microwave and frig. The towel bar was broken when i walked in room but they had someone come right away and fix it. Probably should have been fixed before rented. Breakfast was minimal and once coffee was gone it was not replenished. Staff was very friendly. Disappointed ...

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019
Situated in Alachua, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Suwannee River and within 12 mi (20 km) of San Felasco Hammock Preserve and Meadowbrook Golf Club. Poe ...
Motel 6 Gainesville, FL
Motel 6 Gainesville, FL
1.5 out of 5.0 7413 W Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL
$60
2.2/5 (805 reviews)

Close to interstate but far enough where got good nights sleep

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
Situated in Gainesville, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of North Florida Regional Medical Center and Oaks Mall. Sante Fe College is 3 mi (4.8 km) ...
Motel 6 Starke, FL
Motel 6 Starke, FL
2.0 out of 5.0 1101 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL
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$54
2.8/5 (267 reviews)

Excellent and very beautiful location with respectful workers

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2019
Located in the heart of Starke, this motel is 9.2 mi (14.7 km) from Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park and 11 mi (17.7 km) from Waldo Motorsports. Gainesville ...
Micanopy Inn
Micanopy Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 17110 SE County Road 234, Micanopy, FL
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$35
2.4/5 (261 reviews)

Price under 50follats and the location close to store place to walk my dog

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019
Situated in Micanopy, this motel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Micanopy Historical Society Museum and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. Kanapaha ...
Red Carpet Inn
Red Carpet Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 744 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL
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$49
4.0/5 (284 reviews)

Very centrally located & very clean. The management and employees were extremely friendly

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019
Situated in Starke, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Starke Golf and Country Club, Kingsley Lake, and Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park. Waldo Motorsports ...
Americas Best Value Inn Starke
Americas Best Value Inn Starke
2.0 out of 5.0 880 N Temple Avenue, Starke, FL
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$69
3.9/5 (237 reviews)

It was clean and comfortable. Looked like rooms had been freshly painted ,pool was clean a d ported plants was a ni e touch.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019
Situated in Starke, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Starke Golf and Country Club, Kingsley Lake, and Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park. Waldo Motorsports ...
Travelers Inn
Travelers Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 3103 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL
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$60
2.8/5 (272 reviews)

The bars of soap sucks .they should get a differnet brand and better internet service

Reviewed on May 13, 2019
Situated in Gainesville, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp), University of Florida, and Shands at the University of Florida. ...
Gainesville Lodge
Gainesville Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 413 West University Ave, Gainesville, FL
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$60
3.4/5 (195 reviews)

Is what it is. No frills motel place to lay your head. $65 and worth every penny, but just what you'd Expect for that price.

Reviewed on May 27, 2019
Located in University Heights, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hippodrome State Theatre and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp). University of Florida and ...
Budget Inn
Budget Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 4401 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL
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$65
2.8/5 (57 reviews)

Room was clean and large. No problems

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2018
Situated in Gainesville, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Bivens Arm Nature Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Florida and Shands at the University ...
Value Lodge
Value Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 2000 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL
$63
2.4/5 (164 reviews)

The Owner/Night Manager was Super helpful and handled computer glitch that had me and another guest booked in the same room. Didn't miss a beat he figured it out, explained what happened, then resloved it before set my bags down. Very well done. I was impressed.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019
Situated in Gainesville, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Shands at the University of Florida, University of Florida, and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp). ...
Economy Inn - Lawtey
Economy Inn - Lawtey
2.0 out of 5.0 23750 US Highway 301 North, Lawtey, FL
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2.3/5 (77 reviews)

Let's remember what we're rating here. For a $45 room for a night I got what I would expect. The area appeared safe. The room had what I needed. To have a refrigerator/freezer and microwave in a room at that rate I was very happy.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019
Situated in Lawtey, this motel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Kingsley Lake, Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park, and Starke Golf and Country Club. Jacksonville ...
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Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville

Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville

4000 Southwest 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.9 out of 5 (1094 reviews)

    Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville$81

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    Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville$81
    Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville

    Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville

    3500 Southwest 42nd St, Gainesville, FL
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.0 out of 5 (1860 reviews)

      Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville$64

      Oct 20 - Oct 21

      Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville$64

      Gainesville Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      There are 15 low-cost motels in Gainesville among the more than 111 hotels and other accommodations. When you pick one of these budget accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

      Because you'll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Gainesville has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Florida Museum of Natural History, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, and Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

      Fun fact: Starting in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. At many motels, you're likely to find an outdoor pool and free parking.


      Below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Gainesville motels to choose from:

      Motel 6 Gainesville, FL

      • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Florida Museum of Natural History and Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.
      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

      Micanopy Inn

      • Free parking and laundry facilities are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.
      • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

      Motel 6 Starke, FL

      • Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

      Americas Best Value Inn Starke

      • You'll be located within 28 minutes of Gainesville Raceway by car.
      • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.

      Red Carpet Inn

      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.


      Things to Do in Gainesville


      As you explore the area, you can check out the college campus and take time to enjoy the top-notch restaurants. Visitors like Gainesville for the theater scene, festivals, and museums.

      Here are some popular places:

      • Florida Museum of Natural History
      • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
      • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Bivens Arm Nature Park
      • University of Florida Bat Houses
      • Devil's Milhopper Geological State Park

      You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

      • Devil's Den
      • Ginnie Springs
      • Canterbury Equestrian Showplace

      Gainesville is also notable for its:

      • Sports
      • Live music
      • Shopping

      Best Time to Visit Gainesville


      Determine the perfect time for your visit to Gainesville by reviewing the seasonal weather details below:
      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 77° F and nighttime temperatures average 42° F
      • April-June: 91° F is the daytime average and 52° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 91° F and nighttime averages are around 66° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 42° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 47.28 inches in a year

      How to Get to Gainesville and Around the Area



      Gainesville Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional)Airport3.7 mi (6 km)
      Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.)Airport33.8 mi (54.3 km)

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