Americas Best Value Inn-University Of Florida / Shands - Gainesville

1900 Sw 13Th Street, Gainesville, United States, 32608  show map
 2 stars
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Americas Best Value Inn-University Of Florida / Shands - Gainesville

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Television in lobby

Overview

The 2-star Americas Best Value Inn University Of Florida Shands boasts close proximity to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, Butterfly Rainforest and Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art just 1.9 km away. Built in 1956, the designer hotel was renovated in 2002.

The hotel is conveniently situated in a cultural area, close to a botanical garden and hills. The venue is located within 30 minutes' walk from Gainesville center.

Quick access to a stadium, bars and restaurants is provided.

Americas Best Value Inn University Of Florida Shands lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Gainesville Regional airport.

Rooms

Guests are offered 76 non-smoking rooms featuring a personal computer, pay television, cable TV with on-demand movies, a safe and a refrigerator. Some rooms at Americas Best Value Inn University Of Florida Shands have a view over the garden. They provide bathrooms with a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features Chinese dishes. Offering a variety of dishes, Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse and Bahn Thai Restaurant are just about 100 meters away.

Services

The property offers computer rental, a meeting room and a fax for business needs.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   76.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant buffet
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1900 Sw 13Th Street, Gainesville, United States, 32608

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City Center
  • Gainesville
    1.6 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Bahn Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
    300 ft
  • Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse (cuisine: Japanese)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    76

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double beds
Size: 280 sq. feet
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    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
      Size: 280 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Americas Best Value Inn-University Of Florida / Shands - Gainesville Gainesville location
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        Hotel Address:

        1900 Sw 13Th Street, Gainesville, United States, 32608

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Gainesville
          1.6 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Bahn Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
          300 ft
        • Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse (cuisine: Japanese)
          600 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          76

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        Amusement

        • Gator'cade - 1.2 mi
        • Happy Hour Billiards - 1.4 mi
        • Putt Putt Golf and Games - 2.1 mi
        • Amf Alley Katz Lanes - 2.5 mi

        Historical sites

        • Alachua County Historic Trust - 1.7 mi

        Stadiums

        • Stephen C. O'Connell Center - 1.4 mi

        Museums

        Parks

        Universities, Institutes

        • Shands College of Medicine - 700 ft
        • City College - 1000 ft
        • Business and Pro Development Ctr - 1.5 mi

        Business areas

        Medical care and Hospitals

        College Campuses

        Local attractions

        • University of Florida Bat House - 1.5 mi
          Museum Road, Gainesville
        • Florida Museum of Natural History - 1.8 mi
          3215 Hull Road, Gainesville
        • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - 1.9 mi
          S.W. Archer Road, Gainesville
        • Butterfly Rainforest - 1.8 mi
          SW 34th St. and Hull Road, Gainesville
        • Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art - 1.8 mi
          SW 34th St and Hull Rd, Gainesville

        Restaurants nearby

        • Bahn Thai Restaurant - 300 ft

          Address: 1902 SW 13th St
          Phone: 352-335-1204

          Cuisine: Thai

        • Steak 'n Shake - 800 ft

          Address: 1610 S.W. 13th Street
          Phone: 352-376-0588

          63% likes this, based on 32 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Blue Gill - 1600 ft

          Address: 1310 SW 13th Street
          Phone: 352-872-5181

          75% likes this, based on 40 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse - 600 ft

          Address: 1624 SW 13th St
          Phone: 352.373.1076

          67% likes this, based on 23 reviews
          Cuisine: Japanese

        • La Tienda Latina - 1000 ft

          Address: 2204 SW 13th St
          Phone: 352-367-0022

          68% likes this, based on 61 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican
          Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          76
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        Americas Best Value Inn-University Of Florida / Shands Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Americas Best Value Inn-University Of Florida / Shands

        Average guest rating

        7.8out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 14 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          5.8

          kind people and quiet air.

          dead cockroaches everywhere... biggest one was as big as my thumb. never vacuumed over a week. And embarrasing breakfest..

        • Family with children
          8.8

          This motel was quite comfortable, and cleanliness was A+. (I checked thoroughly!) The owner/manager was friendly and honestly concerned about making sure our accomondations were perfect. Even though this is an older property, the beds were great and the room & bathroom were nice and clean.

          Everything was fine.

        • Single
          5.8

          the only reason i stayed was becuase it was pet friendly..budget hotel looks like it hasnt been renovated since the eighties..very old outdated not very clean..rooms have small window feels like jail cell

          Outdated cold dark rooms.not comfortable at all depressing small windows

        • Couple
          4.2

          close to campus

          I supposedly booked non smoking room but the manager said all they had was smoking rooms even though the hotel did not look like it was sold out. it really bothered my allergies and i had a terrible night sleep

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Great location!!! Older motel but very clean and quiet. Very nice pool!! If your visiting the campus it's walking distance.

          No blow dryer or iron in the room, though available from the front desk.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The staff was very very kind! The rooms were nice and clean, albeit a bit older, but come on you have to appreciate an older establishment like this. I would highly recommend it!

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          Hotel staff did help us very well.

          Old building need face lift bad and need more electrical outlet in room. Also when you working in lobby, some kind of smell is very strong.

        • Single
          7.0

          Helpful staff, Large room, they had a pool, It was close to the University of Florida

          I foudn a small dead roach round the side of some furnicture

        • Single
          2.8

          Cockroachs in room, towels were spotted with what appeared to be blood and smelled. Various shady looking characters roaming streets around unsecured hotel grounds, including some women of possible ill-repute. Took extended time to check in. I plan to contact local code officials regarding room conditions.

        • Group of friends
          4.2

          proximity to the downtown Gainesville area

          Room was in poor shape. Stains on wall and sheets, hairs on towels, poorly repaired plumbing and ventilation, cockroaches on floor.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Had a strong smell upon entering.

        • Older travelers
          4.6

          that we could park our car in front of the room

          towels were tiny and really scratchy. Toilets really loud flush...you could hear the ones in the other room.Rooms could be cleaner..I found a tissue in my covers...yuck! good thing I brough lysol.

        • Single
          7.0

          Location is close to UF veterinary hospital where I was visiting. A reasonable selection of restaurants nearby. As a solo woman travelling I felt safe in the area.

          The place is a bit old and could do with a paint job but for the price the bed was comfortable and everything was clean.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Americas Best Value Inn-University Of Florida / Shands - Gainesville Gainesville location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        1900 Sw 13Th Street, Gainesville, United States, 32608

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Gainesville
          1.6 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Bahn Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
          300 ft
        • Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse (cuisine: Japanese)
          600 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          76