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Budget hotels in Gainesville
If you're on a budget, stay at Wyndham Garden Gainesville, which is accompanied with free self-parking, a patio and a swimming pool. For a more budget-friendly option, try Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville, just a 25-minute walk from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.
Convenience of staying in the city center
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Think about the posh Hotel Indigo Gainesville-Celebration Pointe to be less than 15 minutes away on foot from Anthem Church. The romantic Quality Inn University is a 10-minute walk from Shands College of Medicine and offers free self-parking, a Jacuzzi and a year-round outdoor pool. Econo Lodge West and Econo Lodge University near Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (Demolished) should be at the top of your list if you prefer reliable service.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
If you're traveling with your family around Gainesville and need a suitable apartment, opt for 414 Southeast 2 Street, just a 5-minute walk from Mark's Prime Steakhouse restaurant. Summit House Condominium is a B&B apartment situated within walking distance from key attractions of Gainesville such as Depot Park. La Quinta Inn Gainesville is a kid-friendly hotel that boasts free self-parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a swimming pool, so it is perfect for the whole family. Guests traveling to Gainesville should consider one of the 8 resorts, such as Hilton University Of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, which offers an outdoor swimming pool, a picnic area and tubing with views of the city.
Gainesville is known as the “Berkeley of the South”.
It is a nickname it earned for The University of Florida and the Santa Fe Community College both located within the city. These attracted young people to the city shaping it towards a liberal youth-oriented community.
This tendency has made the city very popular with visitors. You can travel to Gainesville with Booked.net. Be it a room in cheap hotel in Gainesville to luxury offers all available at our website with maps, photos and secure forms.
The city’s population swells to 100,000 residents during the educational season with almost a quarter of them African American and less Latinos flock the city for its colleges. Away from education, Gainesville serves as the gateway to fun-filled Florida. Even though Gainesville balances between two climates with broad-leaved trees to the north and tropical influences, the city is still a perfect base to explore all the advantages of sunny Florida.
You should start with a visit to Archer Road lined with its abundance of restaurants, while the Oaks Mall is a place to shop till you drop. After that you can go down Gainesville to the central square that has shops, bars and sophisticated dining.
As you are in Florida, take a tanning lotion to rest at the banks of the Santa Fe or Suwannee Rivers. Otherwise, you can keep the action going at San Felasco Hammock, on the Florida Trail, or the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail or devote yourself to sightseeing.
- Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the largest stadium with more than 90,000 seats
- Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park contains a miniature rain forest
- Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Florida’s student section
- Florida Museum of Natural History offers exhibits on the city’s history
- Lake Alice, a place to see alligators and wild birds
Originally, the area of modern Gainesville was inhabited by the Timucuan tribe, later the Spanish took over the area till the United States annexed Florida. Since then Gainesville has been farmed and became a seat of the Alachua County in 1854. Soon the city changed its business interest to shipping and trade exchanges of citrus fruits, vegetables and cotton. As soon as the University of Florida was constructed, Gainesville became an educational center of the state.
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