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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 6 nights here over the New Year, we were on the 3rd floor, very quiet room. Bed was really comfortable, lots of plump pillows too. Good range of eateries very close by. Large walk in shower. Breakfast - good selection, cereals, fruit, yoghurts, bakery items, cooked eggs, bacon etc, all kept topped up. Cookies and popcorn in lobby with...

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GatorFan49, Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to submit your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will continue to strive to meet and exceed your expectations. We look forward to seeing you on a future visit. Happy New Year!

Ludington, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a night on the road at this Sleep Inn. It was the best of the 5 hotels we stayed at on our recent trip. Staff was wonderful, warmly greeting us, good humor, very helpful. Location also is good for travelers. We have enjoyed many Sleep Inns during the last several year but this one stands out!

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GatorFan49, Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you in the future.

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great no-frills weekend stay. It's located one block off I-75, but still quiet. The room had free wireless and a microwave & fridge - perfect for a long weekend. The rate included free breakfast, so a perfect budget choice. I've never tried this "brand" before, and was impressed.

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GatorFan49, Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We appreciate your business and are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

Riverview, Florida, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and close to UF, a zillion nearby restaurants, and a reasonable rate. We would stay here again. Clean and comfortable, with friendly staff. Popcorn and cookies when you check in, too. And free wifi - always a plus.

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GatorFan49, General Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your recent with us. Graduation is always a hectic time. We are glad that your stay went smoothly and we were able to deliver a good experience for you. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again. Merry Christmas!

Paintsville, Kentucky
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We came here in October when Hurricane Matthew brushed the coast near our hometown of St Augustine. The staff could not have been friendlier. The hotel was full of people that had evacuated their homes throughout Florida. The hotel provided pizza for their guests on the night of the hurricane. I heard several people in the lobby or elevator comment...

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Bruce C, Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

Dear Anne, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,...

Plantation, United States
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Visit our son, game @ Swamp, Sleep Inn then worship, all good. Appreciate front desk Alice, Pat and Taylor providing transpo, rest of staff friendly and helpful, "y'all come on back" which we surely will.

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Bruce C, General Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

Dear Patrick, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights while in Gainesville. The Sleep Inn is kept very tidy, housekeeping staff is friendly and pleasant. Big thanks to Shay for being so kind! The front desk folks were very friendly and helpful, going out of their way to make our stay comfortable. Our room was handicapped accessible with a walk in shower. Very...

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GatorFan49, Manager at Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We sincerely appreciate your business and are happy that you had a good experience with us. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Happy Holidays, The Sleep Inn team

Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Mid range well appointed, hassle free and recommended. No issues with noise or functionality. Excellent access to I 75 and plenty of nearby restaurants. Hot breakfast, cookies early evening! Plenty of close free parking.

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Woodstock, United States
Reviewed October 26, 2016

First time I have stayed at this location. I was happy with the cleanliness of the room, friendliness of the staff and the hot breakfast. My grandson & I stayed over night so we could visit the Florida Museum of Natural History. If we're ever in the area again, I will definitely stay here again. And, they honored my request...

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Aventura, Florida
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We slept well here and had a decent breakfast. Room comfort and the bathroom were fine. The internet seemed slow and I had a bit of trouble getting all our devices online which was a little puzzling since no password was required. Access was easy off I-75. Perhaps a real problem for some people was the strong chemical odor in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sleep Inn & Suites of Gainesville Florida is situated at I-75 and Archer Road. Very convenient to the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, VA Hospital, shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Newly constructed in 2008, this 100% Non-smoking hotel offers Complimentary Hot Breakfast, Free In-Room Internet, Business Center, and Guest Laundry Facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands

Address: 4110 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2306
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $89 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sleep Inn And Suites
Sleep Hotel Gainesville
Sleep Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Sleep Inn
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#4 Business Hotel in Gainesville
#6 Family Hotel in Gainesville
#8 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
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“Stay away from 3rd floor, boxes up there create a smell. Found out when I bought a soda (machine on 2nd floor was out of order)”
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  • View from back of the room
  • Nice large bathroom
  • Shower
 of 5 bubbles bl79, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor offers larger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthcN7028CB, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“If you're coming for medical reasons, be sure to ask for the medical/hospital rate! It saved us a good $10/night.”
 of 5 bubbles MommyMelFL, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“127 is next to the fitness center....Stay Away!!!”
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“face south where there is no construction going on”
 of 5 bubbles 222MarkR, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
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