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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville, FL

Welcoming Exterior of Country Inn & Suites, Gainesville, FL Hotel
Hotel's Lobby in Gainesville with a Fireplace
Breakfast Room at Country Inn & Suites, Gainesville Hotel
Two Queen Standard Hotel Room in Gainesville
Gainesville, FL Hotel Room with a TV


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville, FL
4015 Sw 43rd Street
Gainesville , FL 32608


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Suites
  • • Business Center


Escape to Our Gainesville Hotel near the University of Florida

Located right off I-75, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Gainesville, FL is ideally situated for exploring central Florida. We are less than 10 minutes from the beautiful campus of the University of Florida and the impressive Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. During your stay, you can walk to a variety of restaurants and shops to pick up souvenirs or order a delicious meal.

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Hotel Amenities & Services
From a free hot breakfast to a fitness center, the comforts of home await you at the Country Inn & Suites. Free high-speed Internet access helps you stay connected to friends, and a heated indoor pool provides a soothing place to unwind. Amenities and services include:

  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Fitness Center, Open 24 Hours
  • Heated Indoor Pool and Whirlpool Tub
  • Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM
  • Same-Day Dry Cleaning Services

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Our Rooms & Suites
Sleep well in our attractively decorated guest rooms and suites, featuring beds with down bedding. In the morning, make a cup of coffee and browse the news in the comfort of your room. Standard room highlights include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Down Bedding
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • 37” HD Flat-Screen LCD TV
  • Free Weekday USA TODAY® Newspaper

If you need additional space, reserve one of our Presidential Suites and enjoy these extras:

  • Two-Person Whirlpool Tub
  • Deluxe Bathroom
  • Living Area

Where to Eat While You’re Here
The complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast fuels your day of travel and exploration. Fill your plate with an assortment of your morning favorites, including French toast, pastries and Belgian waffles.

Need recommendations for lunch or dinner? Our helpful staff will be happy to direct you to nearby restaurants that serve a delicious assortment of cuisines, from sushi at Chopstix Cafe to juicy steaks at Outback Steakhouse.

Things to Do in Gainesville
When visiting Gainesville, plan to stay at our hotel located 15 minutes southwest of downtown. You can easily access nearby natural attractions like Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail, plus these local favorites:

University of Florida – Home to the Florida Gators, the sprawling, 2,000-acre campus of UF is a seven-minute drive from our hotel. You can visit current students or plan to spend the weekend tailgating before the big game.

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens – Less than five minutes from our hotel, you can immerse yourself in the beautiful floral oasis at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The garden hosts festivals throughout the year, so be sure to check the website for upcoming events.

Local Art and Museums – Just two miles away on the campus of UF, you can catch a musical performance at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and see historic artifacts at the Florida Museum of Natural History. The Harn Museum of Art boasts an extensive selection of modern and contemporary works.

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Groups & Meetings
When planning a meeting of up to 75 people, choose the Country Inn & Suites, Gainesville. We offer attractive facilities with outstanding amenities, including audiovisual equipment and free high-speed Internet access. If you're planning a luncheon or need snacks, our staff can work with you to arrange catering.

In addition to a welcome reception, sports teams can take advantage of TourStop® program benefits like hotel room discounts and pre-registration. Before you get on the road, be sure to pick up your departure gift.

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Map of area attractions and restaurants in Gainesville (PDF)