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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

2.5-star2.5 stars
3500 Southwest 42nd St, Gainesville, FL, 32608, United States of America

No-frills Gainesville hotel with outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Very Good8.0
Great location
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

from $81
  • Standard 2 Full non-smoking
  • Superior King Non Smoking
  • Suite, Non Smoking (2 Full Beds)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Room, Non Smoking (2 Full Beds)

What’s around Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville


  • Fred Bear Museum - 27 min walk
  • Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art - 35 min walk
  • Florida Museum of Natural History - 38 min walk
  • Curtis M. Phillips Center - 43 min walk
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - 44 min walk
  • University of Florida Bat Houses - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • University of Florida - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Shands at the University of Florida - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional) - 23 min drive
  • Free self parking

About Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

Family-friendly budget hotel near University of Florida

Great Gators game base

Located just off I-75, Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville puts you in the right place for Gators games - it's a 10-minute drive to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on the University of Florida campus. You're also 10 minutes from downtown, and Gainesville Airport is 20 minutes away.

10 minutes to Shands

You can make the most of university town life with a visit to the Florida Museum of Natural History, 10 minutes by bar. Lake Kanapaha is 10 minutes away and hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails can be found 20 minutes away in Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

Free parking, free coffee

The smoke-free Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville offers free parking and an outdoor swimming pool, and guests love the friendly staff. You can grab a free coffee in the lobby throughout the day, plus there's a snack center on site, and plenty of restaurants in the neighborhood.

Free WiFi, premium cable

Spacious guestrooms come with comfy beds, plus you'll have free WiFi, free local calls, and a flat-screen TV with free expanded cable. Premium rooms offer the convenience of fridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers for in-room snacks, and include a free breakfast pack.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 129 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free

  • 1 per room (up to 80 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

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The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 912 reviews

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
I will stay there again
This is a great place to stop for the night. Good area with well lit parking lot, I felt my car and belongings were safe overnight. Room could have been vacuumed better though.
Lisa, us1 night family trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Second Time was Still a Charm...
I enjoyed my stay at this hotel. I think I had stayed here once before and I was not let down this time either. The room was typical for space, but clean and had an additional chair. There were separate reading lights at each bed in addition to the two sconce lamps. Maybe the TV was a little small, but I wasn't there long enough to worry about that. And who can say no to the popcorn and cookies that were served in the lobby? Thumbs up from me.
scott, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Nothing to say. It as a good night and staff was good. Being a Red Roof no breakfast. Good stay
Robert E, us1 night romance trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Very Good8.0
Good Red Roof location!
This location is reliable, cost effective and convenient.
Stephen, us1 night family trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
My family and I were in town for a surgery. The service was great and it was also quiet.
RASHAD, us2 night family trip

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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

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