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Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4110 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alabama, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful experience. One night stay. All staff very helpful and courteous. Walk in and asked if room available on ground floor near pool as my brother has terminal cancer and cannot walk far. Room was first room by entrance to pool! Excellent hot breakfast buffet. we also enjoyed being close to restaurants and shopping. We will return and highly recommend... More

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Gainesville, FL
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Renovations are ongoing. I still stand by the fact that the staff, all staff is simply amazing! New Tip: Game day free shuttle from hotel is a huge plus, with very fast to and from game trips. The hotel offers free game tailgate food. Very pleased with service.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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538 reviews 538 reviews
73 hotel reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow, everything in this hotel was in like-new condition. It was very clean and well maintained and even the staff seemed fresh and new! :-) Check in was a breeze. Our room was on the third floor overlooking the pool. Nice view. The room was very large and comfortable. Our beds were excellent for sleeping! Breakfast was good. Scrambled eggs,... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1st off go stay on game day.. We had food and a free ride to the game and pick up. Bruce the manger was also the shuttle driver, he was great. The staff was nice good clean room soft bed. Enjoyed the stay and will be back.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say I was a bit leery of staying at this hotel. I am a Marriott Platinum Elite member & normally stay at Marriott brands, However all the Marriott hotels were sold out for the first Florida football game. I decided to stay here based on the Tripadvisor reviews and I must admit I was not disappointed. From the... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the country inn and suites last time I was in gainesville and was quite unimpressed, so I decided to try out sleep inn and suites...what a great decision. Rooms were better, the hotel was overall better. Actually, I am writing this as the super attentive employee is walking around making sure everyone has everything they need for the... More

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Davie, Florida, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here regularly because it is clean, convenient and friendly . It's not of 4 or 5 star hotel, but when I am in Gainesville, I am at the hotel to sleep only and do not spend much time at the hotel. When I arrive each evening I am greeted by a smiling face at the check-in desk, i... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had wonderful accommodations during our visit at Sleep Inn and Suites. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The hotel had a wonderful free breakfast each morning of our stay. The location is conveniently located within close proximity to the University of Florida and Shands Hospital.

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South Florida, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

All was very good here. The bath vanity was long enough to accommodate all our cosmetics. The extra towel sets and bright lighting were appreciated in this large bathroom. The king bed was clean, comfortable, fresh. The room was sound proofed. The a/c was quiet and did its job well. The breakfast was well stocked and varied. The neighborhood is... More

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Cumming, GA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife, daughter and myself stayed at this hotel for two nights in connection with a doctor appointment at the University of Florida. What an excellent choice of a place to stay while visiting the Gainesville, FL area. Not only is this a excellent facility to stay in, all the hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. Both Rae Ann... More

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Address: 4110 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands 2.5*
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Also Known As:
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Sleep Hotel Gainesville
Sleep Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Sleep Inn

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