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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Value hotel and you get what you pay for. The hotel is a little dated and is far from the campus. Not really many restaurants nearby as it is on the outskirts of the university. If you don't mind a standard low cost place this place isn't horrible.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We were on our way to Jupiter for Spring Training and mistakenly did not book a hotel for the trip down. We had a horrible time finding a vacancy from Valdosta Georgia to Gainesville Florida. What can I say, it was either stay here or sleep in a rest stop which I refuse to do. First of all this hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

First off the beds where comfy. Pillows small. Take your own. Two bath towels, two wash towels. NO hand towels. One bath rug. The only cups in the room where the light plastic ones. Really hard to make coffee in these without burning your hands. Bring your own mugs. All the choice hotels we have stayed in over the last... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Our room was clean and comfortable, with furnishings that are somewhat old and definitely budget-hotel quality but clean and decent. The AC and showers worked well and the TV was a flat-screen and nice. Beds were comfortable and we had no problems sleeping. A nice touch was the USB charging ports on the nightstand. The free WiFi was acceptably fast... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

For the amt we paid to stay here for a night, on our way further down in to Florida, we expected a lot better. It is pet friendly and only charge $10 per night which was good. There wasn't a marked place to take your pet out and the lady got onto my husband when he was out with the... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Stayed at this hotel for $137 per night. Prices at all local hotels jacked up because of UF graduation week-end, otherwise would have stayed elsewhere. The room was basic, but did have free wi-fi and a fridge. TV was small but worked OK. A/C noisy but functional. General condition of the hotel is poor. Looks very shabby from outside, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I stayed at this econo lodge for two days, while visiting family in Gainesville, the initial walk in the room was decent, clean, but I had to request towels from the front desk as it was none at all, front desk brought two towels, and no mat for floor, ok that was the least of my problems with this place,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

This motel is about what you should expect from an economy priced facility. The TV works, the WiFi was functional but slow, and the room was reasonably clean although in bad need of an updated. Everything worked but was just a bit off. By that I mean the refrigerator made funny noises, the shower curtain hung crooked and would not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We usually stay in more expensive motels but we decided to step out of the box on a recent summer get away. Our room was clean, the staff was friendly and the bed was the most comfortable of all the rooms on our trip.

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Winter Park, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I stayed at this hotel; the a/c unit didn't work, and neither did the fridge. I found live roaches in the clothing drawers, and a huge spider in the sink. Hair on the shower walls and bathroom floors, and a used coffee cup in the stack. The hotel was gross; I ended up checking out after one horrible night in... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Econo Lodge University

Address: 2649 S.W. 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $65 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge University 1.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Gainesville Econo Lodge
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