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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit too this location. The staff are friendly and helpful. There are plenty of places nearby to eat and the new Bass Pro is just a mile or so away. The rooms are updated as is the lobby area. They have your typical Courtyard look and feel. The location is juts off I-75 so very convenient. Plenty of parking...

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to review your previous stay at the Courtyard by Marriott in Gainesville FL. I am glad to see that you picked our hotel for your first visit to Gainesville. I am very pleased to see that the staff was friendly and helpful and the room/lobby met your expectations. We are very close to I-75...

Port Washington, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were supposed to stay at this hotel this past weekend for our trip to see the Gators vs. South Carolina game. We booked this hotel through Hotels.com almost a year before the trip. When we arrived, we were told that there was no reservation. After working with Marriott support and Hotels.com we were informed that the hotel overbooked and...

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear AJC473, Thank you for taking time to review our property. I certainly want to apologize for the experience of not having a reservation when you came to check-in as I understand how frustrating this can be specially during a busy time in the area. Please feel free to contact the property directly if you would like discuss this further...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stayed at this hotel for a total of about 8 hours on our way down to Fort Lauderdale. Our flight from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale was cancelled so we had to drive down. This was one of the only hotels that had vacancy due to Hurricane Matthew. The hotel was very nice inside, rooms were great and the staff was...

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for staying at the Courtyard by Marriott on your way to Ft. Lauderdale. I am pleased to hear that our staff was friendly and the rooms were great. I hope you had safe travels, and we look forward to your next visit with us when back in Gainesville FL. Best Regards, Kerry S Assistant General Manager

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2016

As usual, the rooms and property were clean, but I am seeing more tired Marriott properties. Carpeting and furnishings appear to be dated. Although the carpeting did not need to be replaced from wear and tear. the patterns and colors needed to be addressed.

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback regarding your previous stay at the Courtyard by Marriott in Gainesville FL. I am pleased to see that the hotel and rooms were clean I will definitely pass that onto our housekeepers. I look forward to your next stay with us when your travels bring you back to Gainesville FL. Best Regards, Kerry S....

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Unfriendly front desk greeting. No points gifts offered not even a friendly hello welcoming us after very long night of travel. I got more of can't be bothered feeling, here's your key now get off to your room. GM tells me "it's the system that was down."the reason I received poor service. I guess like the broken elevator and the...

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for being a loyal Platinum Elite member with Marriott. We do strive to give the best customer service, and show our appreciation to each Marriott Rewards member. Since the Platinum number was on the reservation the Platinum guest will get the bonus points. I would like to apologize that our elevator was out of service for some...

Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2016

From the moment we walked into the lobby, we felt welcomed! The front desk staff was friendly, efficient and helpful. The room was immaculate with new linens and furnishings. The bathroom was very clean and nicely updated. We travel a good deal and have stayed at all sorts of places, and I can honestly say that this hotel is a...

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing your previous stay with the Courtyard by Marriott in Gainesville FL. We are always striving to provide the best possible guest experience and are so happy when our guests feel that we are doing so. I am pleased to hear that your room was immaculate and our staff made you feel welcome. We look forward...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I arrived at this hotel after a 6 hour drive from Miami and a three hour Dorm move in. The reservation was for three persons in a King plus sofa bed room. I requested any room with the exception of Ground floor. The check in staff said that the only room available was a ground floor room and I was...

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Kerry S, General Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello Chand70, Thank you for taking time to review our property after your recent stay with us. I certainly do appreciate the feedback and do apologize your first interaction was not a welcoming one. Please rest assured that we take pride in the level of service we provide and I will be addressing this issue with the appropriate team members....

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights to attend a retirement party. It was convenient to the highway; but very noisy. The saving grace was that the traffic died down in the late evening and overnight and so allowed us to get some rest. The room was updated and clean. However the outside of the building and area needs sprucing up. It is...

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Kerry S, General Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello KMD41, Thank you for taking time to review our property. We certainly appreciate the feedback but I do apologize for the noise issue. In the future please do not hesitate to contact the front desk during your stay and we would be more than happy to look at solutions to these kind of issues like transferring rooms. I will...

Midway, Georgia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Not bad, room was clean and ac worked well during the 99 degree weather. Hotel is well kept, but a $169 per night, it was just average. Staff was friendly. The hotel is off of the main road and a little hard to find. More like a 100-125 per night place.

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback regarding your last stay with us at the Courtyard by Marriott in Gainesville FL. I am glad to hear that the room was clean and the AC worked during the hot season in Florida. I hope we can see you again at the Courtyard by Marriott the next time your travels bring you back...

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Location was excellent...very convenient to I 75, UF, shopping, restaurants, etc. Latavia at front desk very nice and welcoming at check in. Rooms were clean and housekeeping pleasant. Amenities were available (fitness center, outdoor pool, and Bistro?) but did not use. TV and cable fully functioning as was the little refrigerator hidden away. However we found the beds small and...

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Kerry S, Manager at Courtyard Gainesville, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to give feedback from your previous stay with us at the Courtyard by Marriott. I am pleased to hear that our location was great for your needs. Also I will let our staff know of your kind words regarding the check in process which was welcoming, that the rooms were clean and housekeeping was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Courtyard by Marriott Gainesville FL hotel near Archer Road & I-75 is home to the University of Florida and Gator football. Nearby you'll find more than just the University; check out the Florida Museum of Natural History, Harn Museum, the Santa Fe Community Zoo, the Oaks Mall, and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens which are just a quick drive from the hotel. Guests traveling to our University of Florida hotel will enjoy the free high speed Internet access, WiFi, a 24-hour business center, large in-room workstation and access to meeting space at our Gainesville FL hotel. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Courtyard Cafe and grab a quick snack from The Market when on the run. We are dedicated to making sure you can maintain your health on the road, so take advantage of our 24-hour fitness center and unwind at the end of the day by enjoying the outdoor pool and spa. We hope to see you soon at the Courtyard Gainesville FL! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Gainesville

Address: 3700 SW 42nd St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2383
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $151 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Gainesville 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Gainesville Hotel Gainesville
Gainesville Marriott
Gainesville Courtyard
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
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“Don't stay on game weekend if you want to make sure you have a room”
 of 5 bubbles AJC473, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Relax the moment you enter, as these people are on TOP of things!”
 of 5 bubbles intimagemd, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor due to the lobby on first floor noise”
 of 5 bubbles Chellephotog, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Poolside is nice. But have stayed on both sides no problem”
 of 5 bubbles Bibby36, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter, and south view has better view and sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles philipp213, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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