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1410 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Rush Lake Motel
Ranked #31 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Rush Lake Motel has been purchased by Shands Hospital, and will soon be torn down. That's too bad for people coming to Shands, as the motel was within walking distance to the hospital. Recommend the Paramount Plaza Hotel in Gainesville; it offers a super discount to Shands patients and offers free shuttle service to and from the hospital.

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

If you have expectations of Disney World forget it. If you just need a clean comfortable room with courteous staff at a reasonable price that is within easy walking distance from Shands Hospital this may be for you. The construction looks like 1960's and that is what some seem to be hung up on who make disparaging remarks. I think... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

I had a sick pet at UF Animal Hospital who ended up needing to stay 10 days. I was very grateful for this quiet, clean, economical (they offer hospital discounts) place to stay. The staff was polite but not intrusive. The room was spotless every day and with fresh towels, glasses, etc. The room smelled clean, no evidence of cigarette... More

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Panama City, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and don't stay here! The staff is rude and the rooms are sure to put u in the hospital. The location was good, but still not worth it. My aunt's room smelled horrid and the bed was not made. Our beds in our room were stinky and full of someone's hair!! The carpet was stained and... More

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

I am AVM. Subbarao, from India. I stayed in this motel for three months on an official trip. Its very nice and the staff are very helpful. The rooms were clean. laundry facility is also there. Room rent is also reasonable. The advantage point is its location. Behind University of Florida and Shands cancer research Hospital. There is a small... More

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Oxford, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

We we down in Gainesville, Fla in June of this year so my granddaughter could have testing for her upcoming open heart surgery. We were here for 2 days and never had one bit of trouble. The room was clean and the staff was helpful and courtesy to us. We will be returning in Aug and Sept for 14 days... More

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Wayne, MI
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

My father was having surgery at Shands and we stayed here because it was advertised as being within walking distance to the hospital. It was indeed very close to the hospital but a stay here could put you there. It was the worse room we have ever stayed in. We had reservations for two nights but only stayed one night.... More

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Ft. Lauderdale
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2011

The property was clean and rooms are average, the price very reasonable. This is an older hotel so I did not expect the best. The manager is rude and unprofessional, but my biggest complaint is this motel claims to deal with patients and families from 2 area hospitals (both within walking distance). While staying there I found out one of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2010

I would never stay in this place. I went there for a Dr. Appt for my child and when I got there it was well kept on the outside so, I went ahead and checked in the staff was rude but I figured maybe they was having a bad day. Then when I got to the room there was someone... More

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Panama City, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2009

My family and I have stayed at the Rush numerous times over the last few years. We found this motel when grandaughter Cherokee had to have open heart surgery at Shands Hospital which is in walking distance. My daughter (Cherokee's mom) is now having to come to Shands for a pacemaker while waiting on a heart transplant. The Rush Lake... More

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Address: 1410 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32608
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Also Known As:
Rush Lake Hotel Gainesville

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