Choice Hotels in Gainesville

by Marcia Frost Google

Choice Hotels is a chain that has 11 different types of accommodations. It offers the Choice Privileges rewards program, which allows you to combine points you’ve accumulated from staying at any of the company’s hotels for free stays. Choice Hotels has seven properties in Gainesville, home to the University of Florida; historic landmarks; the Butterfly Rainforest, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens; and a multitude of golf courses and hiking trails. All of the Choice Hotels in Gainesville offer free high-speed Internet, as well as microwaves and refrigerators in the rooms.

Quality Inn University

The Quality Inn University is located less than two miles from the University of Florida. A complimentary deluxe continental breakfast and free local phone calls are included in the rooms. Whirlpool suites are also available. The hotel has an outdoor pool, hot tub and laundry facility.

Econo Lodge University

The Econo Lodge University is another Choice property located close to the University of Florida on the same block as the Quality Inn, but it runs a few dollars a night less. This hotel offers the same amenities, but there are no swimming pools, laundry facilities or suites. The hotel is pet friendly.

Sleep Inn & Suites Gainesville

The Sleep Inn & Suites is just a few miles drive from area attractions and close to Gainesville shopping malls. The rooms at this Choice Hotel are all nonsmoking. The hotel offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast and has an outdoor pool, business center, laundry room and fitness facility.

Comfort Inn West Gainesville

The Comfort Inn West Gainesville is just 12 miles from the airport and centrally located to the Shands Hospital, University of Florida, and local activities and shopping. The free breakfast includes waffles and a complimentary copy of “USA Today.” Business travelers can take advantage of meeting rooms and complimentary use of a computer with Internet access.

Quality Inn Gainesville

The Quality Inn Gainesville is the closest Choice Hotel to the Gainesville Regional Airport, which is 10 miles away. The hotel offers a deluxe breakfast buffet each morning, afternoon tea and fresh-baked cookies four evenings a week. A kitchenette can be found in all the suites. The hotel also has has a fitness center, swimming pool and facilities for guests staying on business.

Rodeway Inn Gainesville

The Rodeway Inn Gainesville is just minutes from the University of Florida and attractions such as the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The complimentary breakfast is continental. Nonsmoking and handicapped-accessible rooms are available. Pets are welcome for an additional fee. This hotel's outdoor pool that is only open seasonally.

Econo Lodge West Gainesville

The Econo Lodge West Gainesville is located just off Interstate 75, making it accessible to area activities and the regional airport. It is also within walking distance of restaurants and shops. A continental breakfast and local phone calls are provided free at the hotel, which has an outdoor pool. Rooms have work areas and are pet friendly.

About the Author

Marcia Frost is a writer covering travel, food, wine/spirits, and health. She writes for many on and offline publications, including The Daily Meal, Girls Getaway, Travelhoppers, and Princess Cruises.She also has a popular blog, Wine And SpiritsTravel. She has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Long Island University.