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decent hotel with friendly staff

The staff was the BEST! They were friendly & kind. Always acknowledging you & smiling. They were happy doing their jobs and never SEEMED put out when you asked them for for something. I kept talking to my husband about how nice the staff was because it isn't the norm these days. Thank you

Staff was very helpful and the hotel is close to good restaurants and I-75.

Using the TV was very difficult in that it was hard to locate channels, but I did call the front desk and they slide a "tv key" under our door. Many things were closed for repairs.

We were impressed with the variety of foods out for breakfast despite the virus. Some hotels offer very little, if anything. A handyman greeted us and offered any help we needed. Very gracious and friendly. Excellent location to restaurants and I-75. Very pleasant stay.

booked 4 nights, online. What a mistake. Website very misleading. Checked in, and checked out within an hour or so. Extremely filthy, smelled of mold & must. Went across town paid Much more! And now have to fight Orbitz, for a refund!!! Would love for some kind of response, but I doubt that.

The room was comfortable and was in close proximity to the interstate, local shopping, and plenty of restaurants and bars. We used this location as a stop for the night on our way north and were quite happy.

The breakfast was not the best. Options were limited to microwave breakfast sandwiches, pop tarts, yogurt, fruit, and simple things as that. The employees were very courteous and helpful

Hotel full of Black Mold. Had to leave because I couldn’t breath. Hotel refused to make alternative arrangements. Orbitz doesn’t seem to care about the health of their clients.

Quick overnight while traveling.... would stay here again!

Good convenient location. Room clean. Could use brighter light at table.

Due to no ones fault the popcorn popper stopped performing correctly. I really like getting a bag on the way to my room. I did get a cookie. The toilet in my room leaked, no biggy. I reported it to staff. Always wonderful staff.

SW 40th Boulevard Gainesville FL

Hotel highlights

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

Located within a mile (2 km) of Fred Bear Museum, Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands is within 2 miles (3 km) of Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. This 74-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast.


Rooms

32-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include microwaves, coffee makers, and free newspapers.


Property features

At Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a gym, and free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is included with your stay. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, a seasonal outdoor pool, and free newspapers.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands

Everyone (25) Couples (10) Business (1) Family (14) Friends (1)
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Family

decent hotel with friendly staff

By on Jun 21, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 22, 2022

Hello Zheng, On behalf of our entire staff, we thank you for choosing our hotel and appreciate what you have shared regarding our staff. I hope that we will impress you with exemplary service during future visits.

5
Partner Couples

The staff was the BEST! They were friendly & kind. Always acknowledging you & smiling. They were happy doing their jobs and never SEEMED put out when you asked them for for something. I kept talking to my husband about how nice the staff was because it isn't the norm these days. Thank you

By on Jun 10, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2022

Hello Jeanene, Thank you for sharing this experience with us. We truly value you feedback with regards to our staff. Please do consider us again on your next visit to the area.

5
Everyone

By , from Salem on Mar 1, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2022

Hello Nancy, To see that we were able to provide our guest with such a wonderful experience is the highest compliment we can receive. Thank you so much for sharing!

5
Everyone

Staff was very helpful and the hotel is close to good restaurants and I-75.

By on Feb 6, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2022

Hello Scott, Thank you for taking the time to share. We appreciate your feedback regarding our staff. We hope to see you again in the future.

3
Family

Using the TV was very difficult in that it was hard to locate channels, but I did call the front desk and they slide a "tv key" under our door. Many things were closed for repairs.

By on Jan 13, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2022

Hello Brett,Thank you so much for bringing to our attention the issues that you encountered with our TV. Your comfort and convenience is our top priority, as always. We will address the maintenance task right away for the benefit of our future guests, which hopefully will include yourself.

5
Partner Couples

We were impressed with the variety of foods out for breakfast despite the virus. Some hotels offer very little, if anything. A handyman greeted us and offered any help we needed. Very gracious and friendly. Excellent location to restaurants and I-75. Very pleasant stay.

By on Jan 7, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2022

Hello Geraldine, Guest satisfaction is top priority at our hotel; for that reason we truly appreciate your comments regarding our location and your comments about our breakfast. We hope you'll return someday to see how we are continuously improving in order to better serve our guests.

5
Everyone

By on Oct 11, 2021

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2022

Hello Brian, It is such a compliment to receive such a wonderful rating. Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us and we hope to see you again very soon.

5
Everyone

By on Sep 19, 2021

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Partner Couples

booked 4 nights, online. What a mistake. Website very misleading. Checked in, and checked out within an hour or so. Extremely filthy, smelled of mold & must. Went across town paid Much more! And now have to fight Orbitz, for a refund!!! Would love for some kind of response, but I doubt that.

By on Sep 9, 2021

5
Everyone

By on Aug 24, 2021

Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands

4110 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
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