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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice people running the property. The rooms are above average but the outside is very nicd making the stay extremely plesant with all the outdoor seating. The breakfast was befter than typical continental with hashbrowns, biscuits, sausage. I am going to be staying again in the summer on my next visit.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I walked in the door, I thought I was in a bad movie. I wanted to ask if the room came with a broom. There was dirt on the counters, dirt on the floors, unidentifiable things on the counters… The list goes on. I think the pictures tell the story better than I can. Enlarge them if you can...

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GuestLodgeGA, Housekeeping Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

We are terribly sorry that we failed to provide a room to the standards we are committed to. Unfortunately we made a mistake in checking you into a room that was not ready and had not been checked by the housekeeping supervisor. The reason that happened is because we checked you in very early in the morning instead of our...

Dahlonega, Georgia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I live in GA but needed a place to stay on my way out of the state. I stopped in Gainesville and decided on the Guest Lodge given the reviews....the reviews were right! The staff was very friendly and helpful and got me to my room quickly. The room exceeded my expectations with the fact that it had been newly...

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank for seeing all the hard work that goes into creating a great customer experience. We are always striving to make ourselves better, I am glad that you saw that and it enhanced your experience. Thanks! Jay

Bronx, New York
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We got rooms with two queen beds and they were large and comfortable. Cannot beat the view for the rooms facing the courtyard, nice lighting, very nice staff and to top it off the rooms were very large with good bit of amenities. I would stay here again.

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We look forward to keep improving and enhance guest experiences at our property. Thanks! Jay

Edgefield, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We're on the road 47 weekends a year. We don't like to spend a fortune on hotels and are always looking for a nice place at a reasonable price. Most reasonable priced stays scrimp on everything else. We also like to support "mom and pop" local places where we can, but quality in the "mom and pops" seems to be...

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed our property and you explained our property better than we can. I am glad that you enjoyed our value, quality of room, and overall experience. Thanks! Jay

Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2017

From the outside this looked like a great little motel to stay at, on the inside rooms needed a total remodel from Hotel Impossible. Room had a King size bed with the cheapest mattress that you could buy. When you entered the bathroom the shower curtain was tucked down in the soap holder mounted to the wall which at the...

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Hi James K, Sorry that you feel this way about our property. In your own words upon checking out you stated that this was one of the best properties you have stayed in. We do apologize that you had an issue with the soap dish, as you must have noticed we have enhanced our showers with soap dispensers with quality...

Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The outside is very nice and somewhat misleading. Pool area is very cute and well maintained, looks great to sit and relax after a day of travel. Rooms are dated. Furniture shows wear and age, beds and pillows need to be upgraded. Attention to the rooms will make this the best Kept secret of G-ville, GA.

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review. Thank you for the constructive criticism. We will work on the changes that you recommended and strive to become the best kept secret of Gainesville. Thanks! Jay

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Always friendly and helpful staff. I always enjoy my stay here. I would recommend this place to everyone. I try to use this hotel every time I travel there it's very cozy and the rooms are clean and nice

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel several times and we look forward to keep serving you for your lodging needs in the future. Thanks! Jay

Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I traveled to Georgia for a conference and decided to take the family. Finding this very nice family friendly hotel was a special surprise. The staff was courteous and the rooms were newly renovated and decorated nicely. I will be sure to keep this one in mind for annual boating vacations. Its close to several nice large lakes and have...

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GuestLodgeGA, Manager at The Guest Lodge Gainesville, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We look forward to keep serving you in the future. Thanks! Jay

Madison
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We went out of our planned route to stay here because of a coupon book special, but the rate was not honored. Would not have minded paying more if the room had deserved it, but it had a number of areas that needed addressing: 1) bathroom was shabby and bathtub grouting needed bleaching. 2) the lighting and number of outlets...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guest Lodge Gainesville is conveniently located close to all Gainesville, GA attractions including the Lake Lanier Rowing Club, Road Atlanta and Chicopee Agricultural Center. We provide friendly, Southern hospitality and charm that is unique to our hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Guest Lodge Gainesville

Address: 520 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30501 (Formerly GuestHouse Inn & Suites)
Region: United States > Georgia > Gainesville
Price Range: $87 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Guest Lodge Gainesville 2*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Guesthouse Inn And Suites
Guesthouse Hotel Gainesville
Days Inn Gainesville
Gainesville Days Inn
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“There are lots of levels and choices. We requested a ground floor in advance, and they met our request.”
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