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Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands

2.5 of 5 4110 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
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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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Cleveland, Ohio
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time in Gainesville and was very satisfied with my stay. My room was very fairly priced, room was clean, and service was solid. The best thing about this hotel is the amount of food, shopping, and retail in the area. There is literally anything, and everything, you need in a few mile stretch. I would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a nice place to stay. Clean... Nothing Fancy but definately a big step above ordinary. Would highly recommend. Good free breakfast. Nice bar in the evening. Only drawback was only one elevator was working so was typically a wait but was told due to the cold weather.

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Dorset
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very handy location (close to the Interstate). Receptionist very helpful and courteous. Room clean, quiet and comfortable. Breakfast was as you would expect. The breakfast room was well managed and stocks were regularly replenished and not too busy considering the hotel was full. In all a very good stay.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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38 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently booked a stay here for 4 nights as I was expecting to stay that long for my Mom's surgery. At around 4 pm the second day mom's surgery was postponed. I went back to the motel and explained what had occurred to Alice and she kindly re-booked my reservation and allowed me to check out. I thought that was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for an overnight (or two), within site of I-75 and close proximity to restaurants and UF. The beds were comfortable with ample pillows, the only "issues" I had was that they only had the block-out curtains, no shear curtains which meant you had to keep the block-out curtains closed all the time unless you wanted a perfect view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RaeAnn was SO nice, friendly, and accomadating!!! Place was very clean and everyone was very nice. Safe location and close to everything. Many restaurants, stores, gas stations, and even malls close by.

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Milton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff, RaeAnn and Cheri were so accommodating!!! VERY friendly and went out of their way to make us feel right at home. It was clean, quiet, with a good breakfast and in a nice, safe area with all inside rooms. Also has free wifi and a In-house gym on sight.

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Packer Country, Wisconsin
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice find as we got off the interstate in horrible rain (1-23). Very busy area with lots of hotels and restaurants. Very nice hotel and the fresh popcorn hit the spot after a long day of driving. The room was very clean and comfortable but I could hear people walking above our room at night and in the morning. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been at this hotel previously and their service was impeccable. Cleanliness of rooms was top notch and not a single issue about this hotel. I came back again for a conference at UF and needed a place to stay, this is my go-to hotel as it has the finest service at the best price. We needed a cot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We had a 2 night stay here It was the best location The hotel had FREE breakfast which had great variety for us and the kids - & breakfast staff very nice & efficient & hotel offered great FREE coffee all day long & cookies and popcorn - kids loved that! Overall the experience was great - I booked it... More 

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GatorFan49, General Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We are working diligently to fix the breakfast situation, I... More 

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Address: 4110 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sleep Hotel Gainesville
Sleep Inn And Suites
Sleep Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Sleep Inn
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Gainesville
#7 Business Hotel in Gainesville
#10 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville

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