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ABC Motel

2000 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608 (Formerly Super 8 Gainesville University Hospital)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Hillman, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Motel was cheap and clean, but the in room heater is very old with no temperature setting. It would get too hot and then too cold when you shut it off. Spent most of night turning it on and off. Also, there was no in room coffee pot, alarm clock, refrigerator, microwave, kleenex (nose tissue), but there were no bugs... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We read review before we booked, but tried to be optimistic in regards to the one good review out of 10 bad ones. The price was great, but the conditions of the room was unacceptable. I've stayed in motels in rural 3rd world countries that were cleaner than this. The lamps were covered in rust, there was some "unknown" substance... More 

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4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Game day weekend in Gainesville is the absolute worst time to book a hotel, and this hotel presents a cheap and efficient option. After reading previous reviews, we brought Clorox wipes and our own sheets (it should be noted that we are germaphobes and we're idiotically franking out about Ebola and the enterovirus). The truth is the worst part of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I read all of the reviews and hoped it wouldn't be terrible. The pillows were mildewed yellow. The carpet was gross. The room smelled of smoke. I am shocked the Department of Health hasn't closed this location for the numerous health code violations contained therein. Maybe people just don't complain enough.

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Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Should not have waited until the last minute to book a hotel for homecoming at the University of Florida. The place is disgusting. The Bates Motel would have been an upgrade. Obvious ceiling leak which caused the wallpaper border (yes wallpaper border) to have chunks missing. Stains on the carpet. Faucet in bathroom was rusty and green and the tile... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Let me start out by saying I always stay in budget motels and have stayed at some places that were not the greatest all the time. However the fact that this place can operate and not be shut down is a miracle. This was the filthiest place I have seen and it pained me to stay here. I could not... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

What ever you do,Please do not check into this motel! Although the pics look good,the rooms are soo,soo nasty! Custotmer service is good but you are not here for that. My girlfriend and I did stay there for a few days and had do deal with alot of crap pertaining to the hotel and our room. We arrived to our... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

My mother, brother and I stayed here over this past weekend because one of our family members was graduating from UF. Seeing as it is graduation weekend, every hotel/motel room was either taken or the prices were jacked up. We found this through a search engine that I will not mention, but I wish we had not reserved this. It... More 

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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Stayed here two nights with my girlfriend because a dual football game/track meet sold out every other hotel in gainesville, and i procrastinated making reservations til the day before. We're each in our 20s and very low maintenance. PROS: - Cheap price - Clean room: Got a non-smoking, and there were no smells in the room at all. Sheets, pillows,... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Believe me, I don't understand why so much negativity. I have a 4 day stay at this motel..and services provided was more then satisfactory. My stay was comfortable, staff was co-operative and for this price range it couldn't any better. I highly recommend it for all those who are looking for a cheaper alternative.Also I must add this is close... More 

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