Hotels in Gainesville, Florida

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Gainesville overview

Visitors to Gainesville speak favorably about this family-friendly city's college atmosphere, sports, and restaurants. Sports fans will enjoy football games and baseball games. You can spend a relaxing day in Gainesville visiting Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Florida Museum of Natural History.

Where to stay in Gainesville

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Gainesville has the right hotel for you. There are 45 hotels in Gainesville and you can shop as many as 114 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 20%. We have room prices starting at 38 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Gainesville as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 4-star hotels from 125 USD per night
  • • 27 3-star hotels from 75 USD per night
  • • 24 2-star hotels from 45 USD per night

How to get to Gainesville

Fly into Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 3.7 mi (6 km) from central Gainesville.

What to see around Gainesville

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • • Gainesville Raceway
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Florida Museum of Natural History
  • • Hippodrome State Theatre
  • • Matheson Museum
  • • Curtis M. Phillips Center
  • • Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around:
  • • University of Florida
  • • Sante Fe College
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
  • • Thomas Center
  • • Bivens Arm Nature Park
  • • University of Florida Bat Houses
  • • Ironwood Golf Course

When to visit Gainesville

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 42°F night
  • • April-June: 91°F day, 52°F night
  • • July-September: 91°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 85°F day, 42°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.98 inches
  • • April-June: 12.28 inches
  • • July-September: 16.85 inches
  • • October-December: 7.28 inches