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Gainesville Knights Inn

1.5 of 5
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2820 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Mount Dora, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

DO NOT stay here. Dirty, creepy and neglected. Balcony totally disgusting. Shut the drapes immediately. Thought I would catch a disease here. Surprising that it remains in business at all. Zero star review.

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wpb, fl
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed here because an event in town filled all the other hotels and we had to see our grandsons. The room was large and may at one time been nice but it now needs a lot of work. It looked like a recent coat of paint had bean applied but no drop clothes were used and the carpet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have been working round the world and was never treated this way my boss had us meet in my room and dhe comes yp my room freaking out saying we have to leave did nothing wrong. And now shes trying to charge my boss for two nights thats ok becuase he's going to sue her so the hotel will... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The issue with this hotel wasn't that is was particularly dirty, but that it wasn't particularly clean. I think the biggest reason for this is that the rooms are dated, but does that really matter when you're just there to fall asleep? There was an old pillow case laying on top of the TV (presumably from cleaning and just being... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This hotel backs up to a giant homeless community by the creek. You will be better off sleeping in your car. Shameful operation. You have to walk the property before signing. I guarantee you will be appalled.

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Knights Inn is a serious wreck. The overall vibe of the place is sketchy at best. It is conveniently located to a Checkers, gas station, and not too far from Krispy Kreme and UF campus. That is probably where the pros of the place end. The hotel is certainly dated and gives a feeling of years long past. The rooms... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I live in Gainesville, and while I was waiting for my new apartment to be painted, cleaned, etc., I checked into the Knights Inn. I admit that what attracted me was the low rate, and I will also admit that the place is not new and could use some renovations, but I really can't believe all the bad things folks... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

So, this stay was a few years ago, in February. My husband and I went to Gainesville to visit his cousin, who was at Shands after an accident and back, neck, and jaw surgery. It was also our anniversary so we decided to kill two birds with one stone and search for a hotel with a "honeymoon suite" kind of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is the worst hotel I ever stayed in. The hotel was built around the 1930's or so it seems, and it has never been touched since then The wallpaper is coming off the walls and they use nails to keep it in place. Leek on the roof from the 2nd floor that looked like a waterfall, while we were... More 

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