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“Game Day Weekend” 3 of 5 stars
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La Quinta Inn Gainesville
Ranked #16 of 44 Hotels in Gainesville
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“Game Day Weekend”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Needed a hotel for my family (kids and grandparents), was able to get a connecting room so it was easy for all of us. The rooms were "ok"...the bathrooms were klnd of nasty- could use some updating/remodeling. The tubs were just dirty (not something I wanted to let me baby take a bath in). The room part was clean and nice (new flat screen TV) and the beds weere very comfy. It was close to campus, easy to get to--so overall a good stay. Alittle over priced- but it was game day weekend...so I was expecting to pay more. We enjoyed the game and then relaxed and went swimming at the hotel. Great customer service!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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delray beach
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Stay two nights during LSU v UF game. Didn't expect too much but hard to find a room that weekend. Had to pay over $200 per night since the whole town was sold out for the game. Room smelled moldy. Linen felt damp. Ceilings were peeling. Stains on walls and curtains. Cleaning staff left debris in corners (paper, dust, etc).

Avoid this place if at all possible. Would have been better off driving back and forth to Ocala!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The staff is fabulous. The rooms clean,& updated. I would highly recommend any of the LaQuinta Inns. I have stayed in the Clearwater, FL location several times for pleasure. Orlando locations for business and pleasure. The Gainesville location was top-notch.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Basically, the hotel is dated and the room wasn't clean. The tub had mold in the tile grout and the bathroom wood door was noticably chipped. The carpet was dirty as were the bedspreads. It was obvious the room hadn't been updated or maintained properly in a long time. The room did have a newer flat screen tv and the continental breakfast was good. Those were the only good two things I can say about my stay there.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I have stayed here many times for business and except for a couple very minor things this is a great hotel. I usually don't stay at motels...where the doors open to the outside, this hotel is an exception because I feel safe here. The staff is friendly, the rooms are clean and the location is great!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The staff was wonderful, the room seemed clean. By disappointment was in the fact that the room was damp. When I checked out the towels, they were paper thin and very scratchy, and they felt damp. I thought that was because laundry didn't completely dry them. Then I went to plug in my computer...there are NO convenient outlets for phones, pads, or computers...so as I was crawling under the desk to plug in my computer, my knees were wet (big spots on my jeans). To make uncomfortable to worse, the bed and pillows were damp. I reported it to staff, nobody was surprised. So this is an issue that is not getting fixed. NO BUGS, NO BAD SMELLS, FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL STAFF. The staff is not at fault for what the owners do not want to fix. We traveled with our dog and bird, staff went out of their way to make our stay a welcome stay. They made us feel like the favorite relatives. Thank you staff! I hope the hotel dries out before the mildew sets in.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn Gainesville

Property: La Quinta Inn Gainesville
Address: 920 NW 69th Ter, Gainesville, FL 32605-3106
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 44 Hotels in Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn Gainesville 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The La Quinta Inn Gainesville hotel is near the University of Florida, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Shands Hospital and the Oaks Mall. Our Gainesville hotel is next to Red Lobster with easy access from I-75 (exit 387). Our La Quinta Inn is just minutes from the O'Connell Center and the Phillips Center for Performing Arts at the University of Florida, and close to all major attractions. From our Gainesville hotel, visit the Butterfly Rainforest at the Museum of Natural History, the Harn Museum of Art, and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. You will enjoy the spacious and comfortable rooms at the La Quinta Inn Gainesville, equipped with a coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Breath easy by staying in one of our non-smoking king rooms. Enjoy a Free Bright Side Breakfast? prepared every morning in the lobby by our friendly hotel staff. For the business traveler, our hotel offers high-speed Internet access. Watch a college game at the University of Florida or have an evening of entertainment at the Hippodrome State Theatre, the Gainesville Community Play House or Coconut Comedy Club. Discover Payne's Prairie State Preserve or spend the day on the water at Ginnie Springs. Golf nearby Ironwood and Meadowbrook courses. We are surrounded by great shopping opportunities at Oaks Mall and plenty of restaurants for every taste. Relax after a day of working hard or playing hard in our heated swimming pool sits in a private courtyard surrounded by a sprawling sundeck. Blow off steam, as our guest, in a local fitness center. Unwind with your favorite movie on our Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD and premium cable channels. Easy-access plug-and-play TV feature makes it simple to connect your electronics. ... more   less 
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