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“Basic, Adequate, Inexpensive” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Super 8 Gainesville

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Super 8 Gainesville
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4202 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608   |  
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Ranked #20 of 44 Hotels in Gainesville
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“Basic, Adequate, Inexpensive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Basic accomodations that are clean and well-maintained with friendly and helpful staff. The suburban location is convenient to shopping and chain restaurants. There are insufficient electrical outlets in rooms; plugging in a laptop or phone charger requires unplugging the alarm clock or a lamp. Slow wi-fi. The free breakfast is mostly bread -- waffles, cereal, pastries, bagels and toast. A small amount of fruit (apples) and yoghurt (a single flavor) is available. If you want a better breakfast, walk to the nearby Waffle House instead.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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super8gainesville, Owner at Super 8 Gainesville, responded to this review, May 21, 2013
Dear beerwriter,

Thanks for letting us know your thoughts. Guests like you help us make continuous improvements. Currently, We are working on buying lamps with outlets. We have invested in some of the rooms and have been updated with the new light fixture. The internet is also getting changed out to a higher speed.

We hope you come back and see us to experience our new internet that will be coming soon.

Thanks,

Tejal Patel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Sadly, the night clerk was very nice, but misinformed about how to handle credit cards. The next day the manager was really nasty and unprofessional, even though I pointed out to her that it was not my fault they didn't charge the card correctly, that she (the manager) should have trained her people better. So instead of staying 3 nights, I checked out after one.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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super8gainesville, Owner at Super 8 Gainesville, responded to this review, May 21, 2013
Dear Diane M,

I will look into the matter you mentioned. We appreciate your business and sorry for any inconveniences.

Hope you give us another chance.

Thanks

Tejal Patel - owner
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Super 8 Gainesville is just off I-75 at Archer Road in SW Gainesville. It is near restaurants, markets, shops, and, best of all, the new Trader Joe's. It is in good condition, clean, and has convenient parking. It has a very small lounge and breakfast area. The breakfast is very basic.
Not fancy, but adequate.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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super8gainesville, Owner at Super 8 Gainesville, responded to this review, May 21, 2013
Dear Richard B,

I am happy to know that we met your needs. I hope that you come back and visit us to see us.

We appreciate your business. Let me know what we can do to make your stay even better on your next visit. You can email me directly.

Happy to have you at the Super 8.

Thanks

Tejal Patel - owner
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Address: 4202 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Gainesville 2*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Super 8 Motel Gainesville is perfectly situated just minutes from downtown Gainesville. We are located off of I-75 ( Exit 384 /Archer Road Exit) nearby the University of Florida and Shands Hospital. Other Gainesville area attractions, businesses and points of interest near our motel include: Butterfly Rain Forest, Numerous Natural Springs, University of Florida, the VA hospital, Veterinary Hospital, Bear Archery Museum (1 mile away), Nationwide Insurance, Florida Museum of Natural History (3 miles away), Kanapaha Botanical Gardens (4 miles away), and Gainesville Raceway (12 miles away). ... more   less 
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