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Gainesville Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Gainesville hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Gainesville trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Top Gainesville Flight + Hotel Deals

Fairfield Inn & Suites Lake Buena Vista in Marriott Village
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa Universal Studios Area
Orlando World Center Marriott
Reunion by 1791 Vacation Experience
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2021 Gainesville vacation deals

Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa Universal Studios Area
Orlando World Center Marriott
Westgate Palace a Two Bedroom Condo Resort
Holiday Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown
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Top Hotels in Gainesville

Hotel Indigo Gainesville-Celebration Pointe
Hotel Indigo Gainesville-Celebration Pointe
3.5 out of 5
5020 SW 30th Lane, Gainesville, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (578 reviews)

"Nice hotel. Easy checkin. Nice surrounding area."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Hotel Indigo Gainesville-Celebration Pointe
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gainesville
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gainesville
3 out of 5
4155 Sw 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.3/5Excellent! (938 reviews)

"The room was very clean. So was the bathroom. I can’t really rate the breakfast because we never made it to breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gainesville
Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville
Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville
3 out of 5
4000 Southwest 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $81 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.8/5Exceptional! (1,482 reviews)

"The property was beautifully and the staff very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Gainesville

What are the advantages of a road trip to Gainesville?

There’s nothing quite like a Gainesville road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Gainesville or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Gainesville packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to Gainesville?

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals in Gainesville and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to Gainesville?

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Gainesville. You can book all the road trip activities on your Gainesville wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip?

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Gainesville. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Gainesville vacation package cost?
Our Gainesville vacation packages, which start at just $189, are an ideal way to save. Choose your favorite hotels, flights and rental car to create your dream trip.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Gainesville vacation package?
Don’t worry if you’re rethinking your Gainesville vacation package — you can cancel or amend your booking. And if you’ve booked it within the last 24 hours, you may be able to do it at no cost. However, bookings made more than 24 hours ago may incur a fee from your hotel, airline or car rental company. We realize life can throw the occasional spanner in the works, so look up our Customer Service Portal if that happens. When you’re ready to make changes, we’ll be here to help.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Gainesville?
Booking a Gainesville vacation package with Expedia is a simple way to save. Start organizing your adventure now and save as much as $583 — it’s as simple as that! We have more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 hotel options around the world. With such an awesome range to pick from, you’ll have no worries creating your next dream getaway.
Where should I stay in Gainesville?
If Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park is on your Gainesville sightseeing list, booking a hotel room in Micanopy is an obvious choice.
What are the top hotels in Gainesville?
People heading to Gainesville often make a reservation at Quality Inn I-75 at Exit 399 or Travelodge by Wyndham Alachua. You’ll find them in Alachua. Another happening neighborhood is University Heights. Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center and Gainesville Lodge are popular options in this part of town.
When is the best time of year to visit Gainesville?
There’s no good time or bad time to vacation in Gainesville. But if you want to score a great deal on your trip, consider the month of . Hotel prices tend to be at their highest in . Gainesville can be a busy place in , so if you want to avoid the crowds, visit in .
How far in advance should I book my Gainesville vacation?
While prices fluctuate, we generally suggest booking your vacation as early as possible. Many international airfares are found on Expedia up to a year in advance. If circumstances have left you booking late, you might still get lucky. Cheaper tickets to Gainesville sometimes occur in the weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia Gainesville travel package include?
Flights, hotels and a reliable car for all your fun road trip adventures. Simply pick and choose your favorite bundle and get access to great discounts. Once you’ve made your booking, add on some sightseeing tours and watch your savings pile up. When it comes to organizing your Gainesville getaway, you’re the one in control!
What should I know before booking a Gainesville travel package?
Locking in all the parts of your vacation together is one of the easiest ways to save. Bundle your flights, car rentals and hotels into a neat little package. But it’s not just hotels. Expedia has all sorts of properties, including vacation rentals such as oceanfront condos and spacious residences. The list is almost endless!
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Gainesville vacation packages?
Your bank balance shouldn’t stop you from getting the best out of your vacation, so Expedia has devised a plan to help. Thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm, it’s easier than ever to book a great getaway that won’t hurt your savings. Just Book Now, Pay Later and take the stress out of planning for your journey.
Can I choose my airline with a Gainesville Expedia vacation package?
Yes — and it’s easy too. Expedia has access to more than 550 partner airlines worldwide. Our packages give you the freedom to take your pick of available flight, hotel or activity options that fit your needs.

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