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Comfort Inn University

2.5 of 5 3440 Southwest 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Walterboro, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here on our travels south. An excellent place to stay. Very clean and neat, The staff is very friendly, helpful and eager to answer any questions. The room was great, with a very comfortable bed. Breakfast was the general fare, nicely presented. The only issue we had was that the HVAC unit did not work well. The room... More 

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Pensacola
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This property is off if I 75 on Archer Road and it has great amenities and excellent price with a sweet caring staff.The room are comfortable and clean and there are eateries all in the surrounding areas.

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want friendly service and a comfortable bed, this is the place to go. Will be back next time we go to Gainesville. Great place to stay. Love the popcorn and cookies every night. Late check outs no problem.

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Smiths, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel numerous times and have always enjoyed my stays. Very good staff and caring management. I would recommend highly. The value is great, the location is excellent. I would recommend staying in the front side when you can due to some highway noise on the I-75 side.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My most recent stay at the Comfort Inn in Gainesville was very comfortable. After driving for almost 12 hours in heavy traffic, my room, bed, refrigerator, shower were all combining for a restful night. This property is just a short walk from Publix grocery story and plenty of dining options. The continental breakfast the morning of check out is more... More 

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Balsam Lake
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on our way to South Florida we stayed at the Comfort Inn and chose it because they allow pets for small fee. Very pleased with the service, room very clean, pet walk area available and great sports bar close by so we could watch the game! Definitely recommend!

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely lanscaped and inviting. The lobby has fresh cookies and popcorn and the front desk personnel are very helpful and efficent. The hotel staff is always working to make the hotel neat and clean. The free breakfast was nothing extraordinary and it would be nice to have some white bread for toast versus just wheat and it drives me crazy... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

First of all it was wonderful to be able to stay in a hotel that allows pets in a non smoking room. The rate was reasonable, the facility seemed a bit dated but was very clean. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Although the free breakfast was included it was poor quality compared to other hotels that I have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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170 reviews 170 reviews
31 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We unknowingly, arrived a day after a huge Florida State football game. We were able to get a room and were pleasantly surprised. The large room had a huge couch and sitting area and a very comfortable bed. We were a little disappointed at the cleanliness of the walls, which were evidence of lots of party spills that were built... More 

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Smithfield, Kentucky
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

We stay at this hotel whenever in the area. It's tucked back off the main road so is very quiet. Fresh warm cookies and popcorn greet you and the desk staff is very friendly and accommodating. The rooms show some typical wear of an older hotel, but ours was very clean. The towels were plush and the bed and pillows... More 

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Address: 3440 Southwest 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Inn University 2.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn West Hotel Gainesville
Comfort Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Comfort Inn
West Comfort Inn
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Gainesville
#9 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
#10 Business Hotel in Gainesville

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