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The Lodge at Gainesville

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3726 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2349 (Formerly Cabot Lodge)
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Ranked #8 of 44 Hotels in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My room was 378. No one told me that if you went to look at the window, there was a wall. Unbelievable that a hotel HAS A ROOM LIKE THIS!!! And they don't even say anything. At least tell me - YOU HAVE NO VIEW!! Anyways, it was only for one night. And - it smelled like someone was smoking... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel has the most friendly staff I've encountered in some time, and every time I'm in town, I make sure I stay here. Rooms are clean. Prices are great. Breakfast is wonderful. But the best is the evening happy hour, that can't be beat.

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Berkshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived at The Lodge for a one night stop. Very easy to find with great access to the Interstate. Across the road there is a great choice of restaurants so no worries about the evening meal. Pleasant gretting in reception which opens into a huge lounge area with central feature. First impressions are that the Lodge is a little dated... More 

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San Jose, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is one of the most welcoming hotels I've ever visited. The lobby opens to a large gathering space with a fireplace in the middle. There are several large screen televisions which can be controlled by the guests, but there is plenty of room where the televisions can't be heard. This room is where breakfast is served and where... More 

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you Craig for the 5 star review. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Lodge at Gainesville. We have a great lobby for all guests to enjoy anytime of the day. Breakfast around the fireplace is an amazing way to start your day. As well as cocktails after a long... More 

Central Florida, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I had the pleasure of staying at The lodge for a week.Ashley went above and beyond whatever we needed,she is the greatest!! The hotel has free hot breakfast which was excellent along with cocktail hr.Everyone that works there did a fine job from cleaning crew to bartender etc.I would definitely recommend The lodge. Ashley you are the... More 

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you Debra I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have a lot to offer our valued guests from clean and comfortable rooms with the best in hospitality. We have a great team of employees here at The Lodge. I will make sure to show praise to every department. I am glad you... More 

Clermont, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights over Valentine's weekend. The lobby and fireplace are lovely and spacious. Our bed was very comfortable and the room was clean. Breakfast was nice the first morning. The problems that keep this hotel from a higher rating in my opinion are: * the pillows- square and uncomfortable- they look cute on the bed, but not for... More 

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to complete this review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have a lot to offer our valued guests from breakfast to cocktails. I do want to apologize for about the breakfast on the second morning of your stay. We did unexpectedly fill the night before and were under... More 

Altamonte Springs, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Lodge as part of a group reservation. We had 10 families in town for a soccer tournament. The process to secure group rates and get the rooms reserved was smooth. Upon check in everyone's rooms were ready, clean and nice. The staff were always professional and went above and beyond to assist us throughout our... More 

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you Desire. We are pleased to hear that your whole team enjoyed your stay with us from the cocktails to breakfast and all in between. We have a lot to offer each guest and especially large groups like teams. From the large lobby for a meeting and relaxing with stone built fireplace, clean and comfortable rooms, to the grills... More 

Orlando, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed a place to stay for the evening. The hotel was convenient and clean. It served my purpose. Unless one plans to live there it would serve for several days. As long as it met my minimum needs- clean dry convenient place to stay it was suitable

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to complete this review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you were able to take part in our great amenities like the complimentary cocktails and deluxe breakfast that take place in our large lobby with stone built fireplace. I hope to see you again soon. We have... More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed to drive up to Gainesville a night early and used Hotels Tonight. I was extremely impressed by what I thought was going to be a budget hotel. All of the staff I encountered were extremly helpful and friendly. The breakfast was great and they have a free happy hour that I wish I had arrived in time for. The... More 

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you Mike for taking time to write such a great review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Lodge kept its promise again of the best in hospitality with clean and comfortable rooms with a touch of rustic charm. Thank you again for staying at The Lodge at Gainesville. We look forward to... More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a jewel. It has all the ad entities you would like, cozy atmosphere with cocktail reception each night. You will love the staff and the hotel lobby is just like being at home. It is very close to the major restaurant like Bonefish Grill M Carabbas and Olive Garden.

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Ashley G, Front Office Manager at The Lodge at Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you Robin for such a great review. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Lodge at Gainesville. We are a hidden jewel in the Gainesville area with an array of great amenities that we offer from cocktails and breakfast. Not to mention the best in hospitality with clean and comfortable... More 

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Additional Information about The Lodge at Gainesville

Address: 3726 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2349 (Formerly Cabot Lodge)
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lodge at Gainesville 2.5*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Cabot Hotel Gainesville
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Gainesville
#7 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
#13 Business Hotel in Gainesville

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