Travel can be difficult, and one of the hardest things about it is trying to find a good hotel. No matter why you’re traveling, you're bound to find the perfect place to stay at one of the best hotels in Gainesville. Whether you want a studio or a suite, go on a weekend getaway or longer trip, or bring your pets, there's a Gainesville hotel that will suit your needs.

Best Western Gateway Grand

No matter what brings you to Gainesville, you’ll find the Best Western Gateway Grand at the intersection of value and quality. Enjoy the weather at the outdoor pool and spa, have dinner while watching the game a Gators Den Sports Grill, and be close to all of the action in Gainesville. Enjoy the amenities of WiFi, deluxe continental breakfast, pet-friendly accommodations, Green Lodging Certification, and room service. You can book a traditional double, a Presidential Suite, or one of the Grand Hot Tub Suites, which include spacious hot tubs in the living area.

DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville

Just two miles from the University of Florida, Double Tree by Hilton is at the center of Gainesville. This vibrant hotel serves business travelers, families in town for college visits, tournament weekends, and vacationers alike. With five types of rooms to choose from, you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for. Amenities in all rooms include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, HD channels, high-speed internet, and a Doubletree Eat Right Menu. The onsite restaurant and lobby bar offer an opportunity to unwind, but the central location means you’re close to everything if you want to go out. As an added bonus, they serve warm chocolate chip cookies!

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center

Located on the University of Florida’s campus close to Shands Hospital, the Hilton UF Conference Center is perfectly located for visits. Have no one to visit, but love football? Grab a room here: it’s only three miles from the stadium! Their guest rooms are newly-renovated and feature updated decor and refinished bathrooms. Or choose an Executive Suite for more room to relax in with an attached living room and hospitality kitchen. Grab drinks in the warm, upscale atmosphere in No Name Lounge, which overlooks the pool, or take meals in your room with room service. If you like steakhouses, you have to try the undefeated Shula's Steak House. Hilton UF has everything you need!

Sweetwater Branch Inn

Two restored Victorian houses are the anchor pieces of the Sweetwater Branch Inn. Together with seven cottages, The Cushman House and The McKenzie House create a beautiful bed and breakfast on extensive grounds. Have delectable breakfasts featuring delicious like French toast casseroles, stone-ground grits, and sausage gravy. Spend the day on the grounds at the saltwater pool, playing put-put, and renting bikes. You can also head out into Gainesville’s Historic District and explore the area! Except the Honeymoon Cottage, the cottages are pet-friendly so you don't have to be separated from your furry friend. Amenities for every room include a private bathroom, king or queen-sized beds, a combination of modern and period furnishings, and workspaces. Book now to enjoy Sweetwater’s eclectic blend of Victorian charm and Southern hospitality.

TownePlace Suites Gainesville Northwest

Going to be in town for a while? Check out the Marriot’s extended-stay hotel TownePlace Suites. Four room options provide flexible choices with three studio types and one suite. Since you’ll be gone for a while, bring along your furry friend; pets are welcome with a $100 nonrefundable fee. Complimentary continental breakfast is also included, but the full-service kitchens in all of the rooms give you the opportunity to cook your favorite meals. Their proximity to the Swamp Restaurant, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, tourist attractions, state parks, and botanical gardens mean they are the perfect choice for any visitor.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville

Situated adjacent to the University of Florida, Home2Suites is the place to create your own space. This extended-stay hotel features all suite rooms (studio suites and one-bedroom suites) with movable furniture that allows you to truly create your own space. Don’t forget the pet bed and toys! Pets are welcome for a $75 nonrefundable fee. Join the Oasis community, a friendly environment where guests can work, relax, or socialize. Have an al fresco dinner on your patio or sit around the fire pit. Just remember to leave the hotel and visit Downtown Gainesville during your stay.

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