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The Lodge at Gainesville

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3726 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2349 (Formerly Cabot Lodge)
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have stayed here often. It's not 5 star but clean comfortable with a very friendly staff. It's close to i75 eating spots such as bone fish Olive Garden and pollo tropical. The free breakfast is top notch

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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 form the room to lobby. We have a lot to offer every guest that walks through our door. From location to amenities we have a great hotel with great staff and clean and comfortable rooms. Thanks again for staying with us.... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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105 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I checked in here late on a recent evening. The hotel was hosting a youth softball camp, apparently, and was a beehive of activity. The front desk clerk seemed rather frazzled, and could not find my reservation (made through a third party site). He never did confirm whether he found it or not, but put me in a handicap access... More 

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

Thank you Mr. Enright for choosing to stay with us here at The Lodge at Gainesville. I am sorry to hear about the issues with the room I will make sure to address that with each department. We did have a very busy weekend with the Softball World series and other events in town. We like to ensure that each... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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212 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband and I booked thus hotel after reading the reviews on tripadvisor. This hotel is an old 1-2 star hotel. The room has green bubbled walls with popcorn ceilings. The room smelled like mildew. It looked like there was an attempted renovation. The carpet was clean and new which was a plus! The bathroom was a surprise because it... More 

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

Thank you Toni for taking time to complete this review. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay with us here at The Lodge at Gainesville. We have a lot to offer our valued guests from the great amenities to the clean and comfortable rooms. We strive to offer the best in hospitality with a touch... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was the second year that our coaches stayed here while our soccer team was at camp at the University of Florida. Staff is fruendly, unless you don't have your room key or ID.... Happy Hour and breakfast, althouh neither were great, was a nice touch and convenient when we were looking for a few extra minutes of sleep. If... More 

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

Thank you Denise for the 4 star review. I am pleased to hear that your soccer coaches have enjoyed there stay for the 2nd year in a row. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Lodge at Gainesville. Where we strive to offer the best in hospitality with a touch of rustic charm and clean and comfortable rooms. Hope... More 

Georgia
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were looking for a decent place to get a good night's sleep after a long drive in traffic through Tampa. We read reviews and decided this looked decent for the price. It was a good choice. Desk clerks very friendly. Rooms clean and very comfy beds ( despite another viewers complaints ). It's in a great location, close to... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at The Lodge at Gainesville. I am happy to hear that we were able to accommodate you after a long trip headed south. I hope that you were able to enjoy the complimentary cocktails as well as the deluxe breakfast that we have to offer in addition to the clean and... More 

Raleigh, NC
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Needed somewhere to stay for the night and checked online and saw that The Lodge had a fair price. Decided to book it for our family. It should be said I stayed in this exact hotel 19 years ago so I wasn't sure what to expect. To my surprise it still had the same feel (fun rustic/ lodge appeal) but... More 

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

Thank you Renee for taking time to complete this great review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with here at The Lodge at Gainesville. Where we strive to offer the best in hospitality with clean and comfortable rooms with a touch of rustic charm. Location is key for any guest and we have one of the... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The owner and staff was very friendly. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and fresh smelling. It's a great location for visiting the night life of Gainesville, convenient walking distance to the clubs, restaurants, and tattoo shops, etc. With that said, u are off the main strip and fairly noisy all throughout the night as well as people gathering in the... More 

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

Thank you Crawford Family. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have a lot to offer our valued guest while here at The Lodge at Gainesville. From complimentary cocktails to the deluxe breakfast with clean and comfortable rooms and the best in hospitality. I hope to see you again soon on your travels to... More 

Largo, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Hotel was booked full of all kinds of people; college students, families with kids of all ages, people of all ages traveling through for a night, and even foreigners. Two huge sports events going on at the college in town. It was loud that night around the pool while adults, not teenagers partied. Then in the morning there was not... More 

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

Thank you Judy for the 4 star review. We did have a very busy weekend while you were here at The Lodge at Gainesville. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will make sure to address each issue with the proper department to ensure it is not repeated in the future. The Lodge team... More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We hit the hotel at the wrong time. It was packed with little leaguers ready to play ball. Kids everywhere. There was not enough people on staff to take care of the demands. Especially at breakfast the next morning. Hardly no where to sit. My mom who is handicapped (she stood during that time with her cane and the help... 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 sorry to hear that your stay was not up to The Lodge standards and satisfaction. I will make sure to address these issues with the proper department. Our Lodge Promise is clean and comfortable rooms with the best in southern hospitality with a touch of rustic charm. I do... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is right iff I-75. The front desk clerk was friendly an even asked our room preference. The pool was perfect and the jacuzzi was nice and hot! The room was clean and tidy. Perfect stopping point in our way to Fort Lauderdale.

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

Thank you Sean for the great review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Lodge at Gainesville. We have a lot to offer all of our valued guests from the best in hospitality with clean and comfortable rooms not to mention our great amenities like complimentary cocktails and deluxe breakfast. Thank you... More 

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