Places to Stay in Gainesville

Gainesville is filled with a vast selection of hotels, suites, Bed & Breakfast Inns, and campgrounds to make your downtime restful. Accommodations are also available in all ranges of prices.

Hotels and Suites in Gainesville

Comfort Inn & Suites

Enjoy a stay at the Comfort Inn & Suites. The three-star AAA-rated Comfort Inn West offers the best accommodations when you are visiting the Gainesville area. The Comfort Inn West offers complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, an outdoor pool, a business center, and a fitness center, as well as in-room coffee, hairdryers, an iron & ironing board, a microwave, and a refrigerator. A wide variety of restaurants are located in the immediate area.

For more information please call 352.264.1771, Comfort Inn West Web site, or email [email protected]

Gateway Grand – Best Western

Experience Southern hospitality at its best! The Best Western Gateway Grand sits quietly among lush rolling hills and live oak trees while offering the convenience of downtown life. Whether you would prefer to soak in the sun by our sparkling pool and Hot Tub, enjoy a tropical drink from our lounge or get some much-needed rest and relaxation in one of the elegant guest rooms.

Your Gainsville accommodations will feature a king bed or two double beds, and all rooms include amenities like hairdryers, iron, ironing board, coffee/tea maker, data ports, free local phone service, and a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast.

Over half of our hotel consists of suites including a king bed, separate sitting area, spacious work area, microwave, and refrigerator. Several specialty suites are also available. You’ll also enjoy the convenience of room service from our Cross Creek Restaurant & Gator Den Bar, and our onsite spa and workout facility helps keep you feeling great.

Call 352.331.3336 or

Paramount Plaza Hotel and Suites

The Paramount Plaza Hotel and Conference Center stands out amongst the best accommodations in Gainesville, Florida. Bordered by the picturesque Bivens Arm Lake Nature Preserve, the hotel is Gainesville’s only lakefront hotel, offering a taste of Florida the way it used to be. Completely renovated and in 2007, the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Conference Center offers full-service Gainesville hotel lodging at surprisingly affordable rates.

Each of our 197 large, comfortable guest rooms and suites is designed to meet your Gainesville accommodation needs. Guest rooms are larger than most hotels in the area, which leaves you with plenty of space to create your home away from home. Unwind on one of our comfortable pillow-top beds and catch up on your relaxation with remote-controlled cable television complete with pay-per-view movies available.

Other amenities include: Lakeside Bar & Grill, Beautiful Outdoor Pool Area, Hotel Fitness Center & Business Center, “Forgot Something” amenities, On-site laundry facilities & Same Day Dry Cleaning

Call 352.377.4000 or 877.992.9229.

Gainesville Bed & Breakfast Inns

Camellia Rose Inn

The Camellia Rose Inn is a beautiful 1903 Queen Anne home located in a historic home neighborhood just a short walk from downtown. The rooms of The Camellia Rose Inn are very spacious, with large windows offering grand views of historic Gainesville. Children welcome in cottages, 12 and older in the Inn.

For more information please call 352.395.ROSE (7673), visit

Laurel Oak Inn

This 1885 Queen Anne Victorian has been returned to its former dignity. The Inn features the crunch of the cobblestones as you enter the drive and luxurious pressed linens that welcome your slumber.

Please call 352.373.4535, visit, or email [email protected]

The Magnolia Plantation Inn & Cottages

The three-story French Second Empire Inn is also located in a friendly neighborhood with many historic homes a short walk to downtown. With nearly 2 acres of land, the lush tropical gardens surrounding the Inn and Cottages feature brick walking paths, Charleston-style courtyards, fountains, ponds, and waterfalls.

For more information please call 352.375.6653, [email protected], or visit

Sweetwater Branch Inn

The Sweetwater Branch Inn Bed & Breakfast, in historic downtown Gainesville, is part of a Victorian complex that offers all the amenities you’d expect in a world-class bed & breakfast and much more. The Inn is graciously decorated and historically preserved offering its visitors a unique lodging experience. Surrounded by the magnificent McKenzie Gardens, the McKenzie House, dating to 1895, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

The Sweetwater Branch Inn is a five-minute walk or bike ride from downtown.

For more information please call 800.595.7760, visit, or email [email protected]

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