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Motel 6 Gainesville - Univ. of Florida

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst hotel I have ever been in my life. Dirty nasty, holes in the wall and insects, ratchet, terrible it's no place to hang your clothes. nasty dirty bathroom Everything Is Broken. dirty carpets and Floors. The worst maintenance. if I could give it a zero, I would. they should be ashamed to have the motel 6 name on... More 

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Thank Charles M
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

I had requested a room downstairs due to my disability. When I got there the only info they had was my name and #er. One of the 1st things out of their mouth is. Your Lucky, I was about to cancel your reservation. After checking into the room I wish they did. The bathroom had a huge hole. When I... More 

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Thank Laura L
Burnsville, North Carolina
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

No carpet, no drawers and the room was absolutely filthy! There was water on the bathroom floor. When I used a towel to wipe it up I noticed the towel came away black! There was a large enough space under the door that a mouse or rat could easily get in. There was a continual motor running.

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Thank johnchorst
2 reviews
Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Cheap? Yes. Clerk quoted $58 over the phone . Paid $52 on check-in Wife killed 2 roaches and spotted others. We decided to leave. money was refunded.-- Older hotel. No continental breakfast. Another reviewer gives it a 1. It is a zero. We won't be back.

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Thank Tom R
6Team, Brand Experienced Team Member at Motel 6 Gainesville - Univ. of Florida, responded to this review

Tom, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We have procedures in place related to our pest policy that should have prevented the inconveniences you describe. Our staff aims to provide the highest level... More 

Dallas, Georgia
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Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I made a reservation through motel 6 online. When I arrived at the motel the clerk would not honor the price. What kind of service don't honor there own reservation? I refused the higher rate and went to the super 8 down the street. They will keep the light on for you , if your willing to give them more... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed December 4, 2015

Pulled off the Interstate at midnight so I didn't look around. I trusted Motel 6 for a no frills simple room. what a mistake. Where to start. . . First the smell. An overpowering odor of Chlorine even though we were nowhere near a pool. My wife had to use perfume to drown the scent which was marginally successful. It... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 22, 2015

This was the third hotel that i tried, the other 2 were full due to a ball game or something. The only room they had left was a smoking room. It was getting on in the afternoon so i thought i woudl chance it. The room was very clean, but the smell was horrific. I dont have a problem with... More 

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Perry, Florida
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

First of all let me start by saying the reason that we needed a hotel was because we live in Perry Fl and our son had a doctor's appointment and we needed to be there early so we decided to come up the night before. ( BIG MISTAKE) The first room we were in the air conditioner was not working,... More 

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Thank Marie K
Merritt Island, Florida
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26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed November 8, 2015

I gave this stay a 2 because I kind of knew what level motel we were booking. But it deserved a 1. Stayed one night before a football game. Booked a non smoking room, door had no smoking stickers on it. Walked in to smell smoke and see an ashtray of the table. Called down and the clerk said it... More 

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Wurtsboro, New York
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Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

When you visit Gainesville on a game weekend, this is one of the few picks that cost less than $100 a night. There is not a lot of good to say, but the bed wasn't terrible and there is a nice little pool area. You will get 2 pillows with a queen size bed. We asked for more but they... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Motel 6 Gainesville - Univ. of Florida

Address: 7413 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Gainesville - Univ. of Florida 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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“Clerk was having problem with a reservation system. You should consider calling to confirm by phone.”
 of 5 bubbles bdguertin, Sep 2, 2014 | Read review
“You don't have to worry about bugs, bad smells or dirty rooms here.”
 of 5 bubbles 105charlesf, Mar 8, 2014 | Read review
“Truck parking is near the rooms in the back”
 of 5 bubbles ricka917, Dec 4, 2013 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the ground floor. It´s always a hassle to carry your heavy bags up the stairs. Remember, there are no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles RodrigoA38, Sep 25, 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles smlwg56, Mar 20, 2013 | Read review
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