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Paintsville, Kentucky
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

Thank Anne H
Plantation, United States
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Patrick S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

Thank CincySnowbird
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

1 Thank Captivaboy
Woodstock, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 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... More 

1 Thank Susie T
Aventura, Florida
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87 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 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... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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104 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent hotel. The rooms were really nice and well kept, and had a large bathroom. A/C's a bit tricky to learn but ok, it has a range of 3 degrees for each setting. However in one of the rooms the tv wouldn't work and one of the phones didn't work in the other room. Housekeeping had to ask what we... More 

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Edgewater, Florida, United States
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We evacuated from the east coast due to hurricane Matthew. The rates were not raised to take advantage of the evacuees like other hotels were doing. The desk representative was friendly upon check in and maintained professionalism when she had to deal with an unpleasant acting Florida Gators football fan who learned the game had been cancelled due to the... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Several friends and I had embarked on a 10-day, ~3500 mile motorcycle road trip from Northwest Arkansas to Key West, Florida, and back. Our Day 4 stop brought us to the Sleep Inn in Gainesville. We had been on the road since about 6:30 that morning and arrived at the Sleep Inn around 1pm, after riding about 327 miles. We... More 

2 Thank Cindy W
Punta Gorda, Florida
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is my second stay in a weeks time of travel that I stayed twice here. This time I was passing through Gainesville and since all my previous experiences with Sleep Inn were better than their competitors I choose the Sleep Inn in Gainesville. I wasn't disappointed. The rooms are clean and nicely appointed. Most of all, the beds are... More 

1 Thank Ruth C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Free Parking
  • 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
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $115 - $199 (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 Hotel Gainesville
Sleep Inn And Suites
Sleep Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Sleep Inn
Hotel Style:
#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)”
  • Shower
  • Nice large bathroom
  • View from back of the room
  • one of the rooms
 of 5 bubbles bl79, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor offers larger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthcN7028CB, 3 Oct 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, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“127 is next to the fitness center....Stay Away!!!”
 of 5 bubbles traveler202020, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“face south where there is no construction going on”
 of 5 bubbles 222MarkR, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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