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The vibrant home of the University of Florida consistently ranks as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States of America. As a college town, it simply gets no better than Gainesville, Florida. The familiar blue and orange colors of “Gator Nation”, a tribute to University of Florida Gators NCAA sports, are worn with pride throughout the Sunshine State city.

With a metro population of more than 250,000 people, Gainesville is one of the most vital hubs in Florida. The vast academic community bolsters a cityscape replete with Victorian and Queen Anne revival architecture. Gainesville's music scene has a country-wide reputation for excellence, with a famous roster of alumni that includes Steven Stills and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Important landmarks in and around the city include Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, the 34th Street Wall, Haile Homestead and the Florida Museum of Natural History. Other superb points of interest are Lake Alice, on the campus of the University of Florida, and San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park.

  • Harn Museum of Art
  • Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
  • Haile Homestead
  • 34th Street Wall
  • Downtown Festival and Art Show
  • Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
  • San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
  • Lake Alice
  • Newman's Lake
  • Liquid Ginger
  • Satchel's
  • The Top
  • Reggae Shack Café
  • Emiliano's
  • Salty Dog Saloon
  • XS
  • Gator's Dockside
  • Back Stage Lounge
  • Maude's Classic Café

Gainesville has a humid subtropical climate, with warm conditions throughout the year.

  • Winter (December to February) 7-21°C
  • Spring (March to May) 11-31°C
  • Summer (June to September) 21-33°C
  • Fall (October to November) 12-28°C

Hotels in Gainesville

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From US$130

Blending the comfort of Hilton hospitality with the convenience of luxurious accommodations, the Hilton University of Florida hotel is the perfect spot for conducting essential business and ideal... More

From US$91


3 stars
4.0 / 5

1212 S. Pine Avenue Map

Save up to 25% off

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, the Holiday Inn Express Ocala Midtown Medical Center Hotel is an ideal place to spend your relaxing vacation. GeneralDuring leisure,... More

From US$92

3 The Lodge at Gainesville

3 stars
4.1 / 5

3726 SW 40th Blvd Map

One of Gainesville's best hotels, Lodge at Gainesville, Florida is ideally located with easy access to the University of Florida Gainesville, Shands Medical Center and the Veterans Administration... More

From US$72

4 Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites

3 stars
3.5 / 5

2900 SW 13th Street Map

Business Advantage - Arrival Day Cancel

Offering a modest, yet sufficient range of services and facilities alongside the warm welcome, Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites Conference Centre Gainesville provides you with all requirements to... More

From US$122


3 stars
3.4 / 5


Save up to 25% off

Blended with quality service and convenience, the Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Centre is a perfect choice for business and leisure patrons. GeneralDuring leisure, you can keep up your... More

From US$129

6 Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown

2 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

101 SE 1st Avenue Map

so much more than gator country ...welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown. It's true: Gainesville takes pride in being the home of the University of Florida. But visit the Hampton... More

From US$81

7 Quality Inn University

2 stars
3.6 / 5

2435 SW 13th St. Map

Experience a refreshing change when you stay at the Quality Inn University, which offers a warm hospitality and enriches your visit with modern facilities and unobtrusive service. GeneralGuests... More

From US$100

8 Courtyard by Marriott Gainesville

3 stars
4.0 / 5

3700 SW 42nd Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

Boasting a beautiful location and offering contented accommodation, the Courtyard Gainesville is an ideal base for both business travellers and pleasure travellers. GeneralThis property houses... More

From US$90

9 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville, FL

3 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

4015 SW 43rd Street Map

Save 15% on your stay

Whether for business or a celebrated leisure experience, your stay at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville, FL will be as unique as you are promising the sophisticated atmosphere making... More

Relaxing family time.
Hotel was very busy but the outstanding staff stayed on top of everything with poise and humor. The pool provided excellent quality time wth our grand daughter.
26 May 2015
From US$45

10 Knights Inn Gainesville

2 stars
2.2 / 5

2820 NW 13th Street Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Offering comfortable accommodation with standard amenities that guarantees unforgettable holidays, Knights Inn is an ideal place to stay when you are in Gainesville. GeneralTheir is also an... More

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