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Located within a mile (2 km) of Bivens Arm Nature Park, Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL is within 2 miles (3 km) of Shands at the University of Florida. This 40-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. University of Florida and Florida Museum of Natural History are also nearby.


Free continental breakfast is offered each morning.


All 40 air-conditioned rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Free newspapers, free local calls, and safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL enjoy features like an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests. Additional amenities include barbecue grills and a picnic area.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

3820 SW 13th Street Gainesville FL 32608

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Gainesville hotel also offers an outdoor pool, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Total number of rooms - 40 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL offers 40 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary newspapers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

This Gainesville hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Microwave 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Hair dryer 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

24-hour check-in

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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