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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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Ranked #3 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
K M West Palm Beach, Florida
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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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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 3 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Ocala, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to stay, good prices, friendly staff and very nice rooms. Close to interstate and lots of good restuarants , shopping and movies within a mile of the hotel. Close to Shands hospital if that is your destination. A little bit difficult to find since the road to the hotel is so close to the interstate exit.

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Milton
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

I am a patient at Shands and stay at this hotel on a regular basis. They are ALWAYS so friendly and accommodating. It is CLEAN, quiet, and love that it is 100% non-smoking. Staff actually care about you and the manager, Bruce Cribbs, was in at my last stay and even took time to introduce himself and thank me for... More

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you're tired from a long drive, or if you need rest, this is not the place to be. After traveling all day,my husband and I searched online for a bargain before going back home. We called ahead to check the rate and availability and were quoted one price, but once we arrived, it had gone up $20..The service desk... More

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

Hi, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review. I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. That specific group of college kids will not be allowed back as I had to threaten to throw them out several times. Again I apologize. Please contact me so that I can discuss further with... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We booked a room after reading all the positive reviews, but now we wished we had stayed somewhere else. We checked in right before 11pm and quickly went up to room 211 to get our kids to bed and settle in for the night. However, after we put the kids to sleep in their bed and got into our bed,... More

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

Hi, I am very sorry for not responding, I promise you I did not get the email. I am very sorry for that I allowed you to get a room that was less than perfect. This is absolutely inexcusable at my hotel. Please call me so I can talk to you personally as I would really like to make sure... More

Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Had a chance to stay at this location and the staff are wonderful. I was pleasantly suprised to see employees that enjoyed their positions and made guest feel like they were number one. I am also very happy with the location because it is so convienient to everything, but super quick!! TRUE Hospitality without paying HIGH PRICES!! Keep up the... 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:
Sleep Inn And Suites
Sleep Hotel Gainesville
Sleep Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Sleep Inn

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The Sleep Inn & Suites of Gainesville Florida is situated at I-75 and Archer Road. Very convenient to the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, VA Hospital, shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Newly constructed in 2008, this 100% Non-smoking hotel offers Complimentary Hot Breakfast, Free In-Room Internet, Business Center, and Guest Laundry Facility. ... more   less 
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