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“Good overall” 4 of 5 stars
Review of SpringHill Suites Gainesville

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SpringHill Suites Gainesville
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4155 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608   |  
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Ranked #15 of 44 Hotels in Gainesville
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good overall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The room was nice, big and clean, with 2 double beds , the mattresses werenn't that good but not that bad either. The hotel is centrally located, near the highway and the main street on Gainesville. It has a nice lobby and a good breakfast was included, we stayed 2 nights while checking the University of Florida. Wifi worked most of the time
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Room Tip: My room was on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool, nice view and nice location
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We are Marriott Rewards members, so always seek out a Marriott hotel when we are looking online. The room was clean, well appointed, comfortable and convenient to hotel amenities (we chose a first floor room).
Comfortable bed, pillows and blankets.
Breakfast buffet was great; we like fresh fruits, whole grains and yogurt, and there were plenty of choices to meet our needs. All other typical hotel breakfast offerings were also provided.
The exercise room was perfect-modern equipment and a great weight rack!
Staff was super.
Would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: First floor room was really convenient!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SHSGainesvilleGM, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Gainesville, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Thank you so much for your loyalty to Marriott Hotels and for taking the time to share your experience while staying at the Springhill Suites Gainesville. We are thrilled that we met our goal of satisfying all your needs with a great location, clean,comfortable accommodations and a satisfying breakfast to start your day. Most importantly we are glad that you experienced our teams genuine hospitality spirit, I will be sure to share your comments with all of them. We look forward to welcoming you again on a future visit to Gainesville!

Warm regards,

Steven Bradshaw
General Manager
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Chapel Hill, Tennessee, United States
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176 reviews 176 reviews
62 hotel reviews
Reviews in 74 cities Reviews in 74 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We stay in a lot of Springhill Suites with four kids they are ideal. This hotel is located in a great location right off the interstate. There are plenty of restaurants within just a few miles and right across the street from Publix. It is one of the older Springhills but it still in great shape. We had no issues at all with our stay. I would stay here again when in Gainesville.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SHSGainesvilleGM, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Gainesville, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Springhill Suites Gainesville. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and our convenient location to all that Gainesville has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back on a future stay!

Warm regards,

Steven Bradshaw
General Manager
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Apopka, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

As others have indicated, this Springhill Suites is ready for an update but that being said, this is a very good hotel. It is clean, the rooms are spacious and the staff are very accomodating. We just stayed there during a Gainesville event and were very pleased with the accomodations, the breakfast and all staff members we encountered. We are hoping to be able to stay there next year whe we go back for the event in 2014. I look forward to seeing the rooms after they update them.

This was a posiive experience.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SHSGainesvilleGM, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Gainesville, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at the Springhill Suites Gainesville. We are thrilled that you were able to experience the hospitality of our great team here at the hotel and we all look forward to welcoming you back to Gainesville next year.

Warm regards,

Steven Bradshaw
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Random City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Stays at this Marriott overall have been fine. Really just need a place to sleep as my engagements in Gainesville keep me away for the day. The only issue that I have had is with Corey. On the few occasions that I’ve had the pleasure of interacting with him, his service and attitude have been less than ideal, and not what I would expect from a Marriott employee. I have to question why he works in hospitality when he is less than hospitable with his service.

Outside of these interactions, the property has otherwise been great. The outside of the hotel is starting to age, but the inside is kept up rather well. Lobby and rooms are clean and accommodating. Noise can be heard between rooms or from the halls on occasion. Staff, besides the aforementioned person, has been pleasant and friendly. The hotel also provides a shuttle service to and from campus, which is a nice feature.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Sebring, Florida
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209 reviews 209 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Even though this SpringHill Suites site may be older than some, it is well maintained. Our room was spacious and comfortable. It was very clean with the exception of the carpet which needs to be shampooed as evidenced by the bottom of our socks. The bed was comfortable but the pillows weren't as comfortable as we've experienced in other Marriott properties. Breakfast was good. I go for the healthy stuff so I appreciated the granola, fruit, and light yogurt. Also, I'm a coffeeholic and enjoyed the coffee and flavored creamer. Wifi is free and efficient. The location of the motel is very convenient. We had requested a quiet room in advance and were not disappointed. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. When we return to Gainesville, we will definitely stay at SpringHill Suites.

Room Tip: Always request a quiet room in advance...away from ice machines and elevators.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

First the pluses.....
1. Rooms are good size and clean,
2. Lobby was spotless.
3. Breakfast was above average.
4. Location is good for quick access to I75 and restaurants.

Now the downside...
1. The hotel is starting to show it's age. I'm guessing it's about 10 years old now and is due for a re-fresh.
2. The bathroom was very small.
3. I found the mattress to below par for a Marriott branded hotel. Could feel and hear the springs when gettin into bed.
4. Springhill is one of my favorite brands for travel and this one doesn't live up to the lofty standards they generally set. Maybe it's just that it is starting to look a little tired but I also found the staff were not as friendly, fast, or helpful as other Springhill's I have visited.

Overall, This is a pretty good hotel for a business traveler or someone looking for a decent night's sleep at a decent cost.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 4155 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — SpringHill Suites Gainesville 3*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our 126 All-Suite hotel has immediate access to I-75, local shopping and restaurants and we are a 7 minute ride to The University of Florida, UF/Shands hospitals and the VA hospital. We provide a free hot buffet breakfast, complimentary shuttle, free Wi-Fi and parking. We provide a Market for snacks, beverages and sundries. We are a University of Florida preferred hotel and a Certificate of Excellence award winner through Trip Advisor for 2014. ... more   less 
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