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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

2.5-star2.5 stars
3500 Southwest 42nd StGainesvilleFL32608United States of America

Hotel with outdoor pool, near Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Good internet service
Room is all right
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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

from $58
  • 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


  • Florida Museum of Natural History - 38 min walk
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - 44 min walk
  • Fred Bear Museum - 26 min walk
  • Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art - 35 min walk
  • Curtis M. Phillips Center - 43 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

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

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville’s small print

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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 854 reviews

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Ok for one night if you like firm hard mattresses
This hotel was very acceptable for passing through, one night stay. It is pet friendly although I did not get the details. Many of the electrical outlets were non functional. Overall it was clean and comfortable except for the mattress. It was very firm and gave us both backaches. It was also very short for someone taller than 6 ft.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Very Good8.0
Just needed a place to crash for a few hours on the way to SoFla. Wished there was a microwave & fridge though.
Lisa, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
We had a dog with us so we were in a pet friendly room but it smelled strongly of other dogs. Air filters and AC hadn't been cleaned in years.
Jeff, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Very Good8.0
I went to Gainesville and thoroughly enjoyed my stay! The staff was courteous and responded quickly to my need for a feather free room! The suite was lovely and my daughter and I enjoyed our time at the hotel.
Sarah, us2 night trip
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville
Very Good8.0
Unfortunately not as good as it used to be
Usually rated 5 stars for me but this trip the room was moldy, musty and not in great shape. Remote didn’t work, bathroom smells like an old bucket of mop water, mold growing on ceiling and walls. Coffee not in room but downstairs and is terrible. Have stayed many times usually a great stay for the price. Not so much this time .
Kacie, us2 night trip

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Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville, Gainesville

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