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3500 SW 42nd St, Gainesville FL

(1404 )

4:00 PM

11:00 AM

Sleep Easy. Spend Less.®

Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville is one of the best 100% smoke-free budget hotels in Gainesville, FL that is near the University of Florida. Our family-friendly hotel is not far from UF Health Shands Hospital, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and Gainesville Raceway.

We offer our guests free Verified Wi-Fi, a free expanded cable package featuring HBO, and free coffee in the lobby. Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville is a pet-friendly hotel.

Everything you love about Red Roof Inn, PLUS+ more. Red Roof PLUS+ properties are part of the Red Roof family of hotels. As a member of RediRewards, your stays at Red Roof PLUS+ and Red Roof Inn properties will earn points.

*Pool is closed for repairs.

Gainesville, FL Hotel

Key Amenities

  • RediClean®
  • Pets Only 1 Allowed
    Pets Stay FREE. 1 pet allowed, no larger than 80 pounds.
    Pets Stay FREE. 1 pet allowed, no larger than 80 pounds.
  • 100% Smoke Free
    100% Smoke Free
    100% Smoke Free
  • Pool
  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
    Free Coffee in the Lobby
    Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Verified Wi-Fi
    Verified Wi-Fi™
    Verified Wi-Fi™


  • Bilingual/Multilingual Staff
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long-Distance Calling
  • Kids 17 & Under Stay Free


  • Airport within 10 Miles
  • Elevator
  • Interior Corridors
  • Restaurant within Walking Distance
  • Snack Center


  • Free Parking


  • ADA Accessible Rooms


  • Communication Assistance Available: TTY & Bed Shaker
  • Service Animals are Welcome


  • ADA Accessible Parking


  • Accessible Swimming Pool
  • Pool Lift Available

Check-in Age: 18 years or older

Pet Policy: One family pet not to exceed 80 pounds is permitted at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. Pets must never be left unattended in the guest room and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet. Service and emotional support animals are always welcome.

Safe Usage Policy: Fee of $3.00 plus tax per night will be added at the hotel.

Special Policy: All guest must present a valid credit card and valid ID at check-in. Prepaid credit cards are not accepted. Cash payment is accepted at check-out. 

Special Policy: We offer late check out upon request for your convenience. Please inquire at the front desk for availability before the departure time of 11 am. Fees: check out at 1pm = $25+tax, check out at 2pm = $40+tax, check out after 2pm subject to full room rate.

Special Policy: We offer late check out upon request for your convenience. Please inquire at the front desk for availability 

Special Policy: The hotel is currently offering limited cleaning for stayover guests. Please see front desk upon arrival for details.

Special Policy: We offer early check in upon request for your convenience. Please inquire at the front desk for availability. Fees: check in from 6A - 2PM = $25+tax.


  • Target (0.19 )
  • Florida Museum Of Natural History (1.44 )
  • Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (1.46 )
  • Harn Museum of Art (1.51 )
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens (1.43 )
  • University of Florida (2.49 )
  • UF Veterinary Hospitals (2.38 )
  • Stephen C. O'Connell Center (2.95 )
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (3.06 )
  • UF Health Shands Hospital (2.98 )


  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt (0.39 )
  • Culver's (0.36 )
  • Jimmy John's (0.38 )
  • Pizza Hut Express (0.18 )
  • Steak 'n Shake (0.14 )
  • Maple Street Biscuit Company - Gainesville (0.37 )
  • Arby's (0.26 )
  • Miller's Ale House - Gainesville (0.29 )
  • McDonald's (0.24 )
  • Texas Roadhouse (0.38 )


  • Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) (8.03 )

University of Florida

Whether you're coming to campus as a student, alumni, parent, or fan, we're just 2 miles away. Stay close by with Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville.

Visit Gainesville

A tribute to the Gainesville culture and the amazing things it has to offer. Only 5 miles from downtown Gainesville with comfortable prices, Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville is the perfect place to lay your head at night. Video by Andrew Reid.

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Shop 'til You Drop

Shop 'til you drop at all your favorite stores at The Oaks Mall; only 4.4 miles away from Red Roof. Celebration Pointe, under a mile away, features everything from shopping and dining to live events and entertainment.

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Sports & Events

Traveling to Gainesville for a sporting event at Alachua County Sports & Events Center? Stay close to your next game or match with Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville! We're conveniently located less than a mile away. There are many sporting events going on throughout the year all around Gainesville! View upcoming events - courtesy of the Gainesville Sports Commission.

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Local Healthcare

Visiting a loved one? Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville is minutes from some of the best medical centers in the area: University of Florida Health Shands Hospital (3.3 miles), North Florida Hospital (4.5 miles), Malcom Randall VA Medical Center (3.1 miles) and UF Veterinary Hospital (2.7 miles). We're also just 3.3 miles from Ronald McDonald House.