Red Roof Inn Gainesville

3500 SW 42nd St., Gainesville, FL 32608 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2 Star Highway Hotel in Alachua County
29.621187-82.386681
Red Roof launches the RediClean program: Red Roof has recommended aggressive sanitation and cleaning steps system-wide, using EPA approved products that kill COVID-19 including additional sanitation of high-touch points in common areas, sanitizing exterior and corridor touchpoints four times per day, and encouraging continued social distancing in all public areas of its properties.

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Local Attractions

Local Business & AttractionsUniversity of Florida 3.40 miles VA Medical Center - Gainesville 3.10 miles Shands Hospital 0.20 miles Santa Fe Teaching Zoo 5.70 miles Diamond Sports Park 7.80 miles Santa Fe Community College 6.10 miles Kanapaha Botanical Gardens 1.80 miles Center for Performing Arts 1.90 miles Gainesville Raceway 14.30 miles Alachua County Fairgrounds 8.50 miles Florida Museum of Natural History 1.90 miles Ben Hill Griffin Stadium 3.50 miles

Verified Reviews of Red Roof Inn Gainesville

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Over Priced"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Paid $106 for king size bed, nothing special, bathroom falling apart and curtains do not block out the light.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
30-Dec-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Dec 28 to Sun Dec 29 2019 at a $80.07 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 680 guest reviews

Property Description

This property has been awarded the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame award for having been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award 5+ years in a row. Experience Red Roof PLUS+. Adding more WOW to your stay! Discover an enhanced experience with our most requested higher-end amenities. The Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville, Florida is 100% Smoke-Free pet friendly, family friendly hotel. This hotel is close to I-75 at exit 384, the University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Kanapa Botanical Gardens, the Fred Bear Museum, the Performing Arts Center, Thr Florida Museum of Natrual History, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, Millhopper Devils Geological site, Hippodrome State Theatre, Gainesville Auto Plus Raceway, Oaks Mall, Butler Shopping Centers, UF Health, North Florida Regional Hospital, UF Vet Hospital and the VA Hospital.As our guest you will experience our NextGen ® design rooms! The rooms at this 100% Smoke Free inn feature a stylish, boutique design furniture, spa-inspired bathrooms with modern vessel sinks, comfy Rest Suite beds by Serta, plush high-end bedding, modern design flooring, comfortable seating and a large, flat-screen TV. This Red Roof PLUS+ hotel also features Premium Rooms with breakfast and a snack ready in your room! The Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville offers an outdoor pool that is open year around and select rooms offer microwave & refrigerator units. This location includes interior corridors, an elevator, and suites. Experience our free coffeehouse-style coffee & tea. Stay connected with free WiFi and keep your valuables secure in our in-room safe. This location offers “On Command Video” with a selection of free TV channels, pay-to-view premium channels, movies, music and games. We welcome your pet as a guest and one well behaved pet stays free. Welcome to Gainesville and we invite you to be our guest at the Red Roof PLUS+ Gainesville.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4pm
Check Out: 11am
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 4
Rooms: 129
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 129
Handicap Rooms: 8
Rooms with 1 Bed: 35
Rooms with 2 Beds: 94
Suites: 4
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: N/A
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Outdoor pool is open year round from 8 am - 9 pm.
Ownership: Red Roof Inn
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Please refer to your specific offer. Most groups require 30 day group cancellation with a 72 hour individual cancellation policy.
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $1.50 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
One small well behaved family pet per room up to 60 lbs. Pet must be declared during guest registration. Pet stays free. Pet must never be left unattended in the guest room. Please be courteous to other guests and clean up after your pet.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Child facilities
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Currency exchange
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Golf course on hotel grounds
  • Grocery service
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Airport Directions: From Gainesville Regional Airport- West on FL-24 left to FL-331 S to FL-121S/SW WillistonRd. to I-75 N/Lake City to SR-24 exit # 384 to Gainesville/Archer merge to FL-24E/SW Archer Rd.,left on SW 40th Blvd to SW 42nd. Head south on NW 60th Ave toward SW 6th Pl - Make a U-turn at SW 6th Pl. Take the 2nd right onto W Hwy-40/FL-40 Continue to follow FL-40. Turn left to merge onto I-75 N- Take exit 384 toward Gainesville. Merge onto SW Archer Rd/FL-24. Turn left at SW 40th Blvd. Destination will be on the right

Local Shuttle Info: N/A

Breakfast Information

No Food or Beverage

Parking Info

Free auto parking.

Internet / WiFI

Free WiFi in all rooms.

About Red Roof Inns

  • 400+ economy and pet-friendly hotels
  • Superior King rooms include free Wi-Fi, unlimited local and long distance phone calls with speakerphone, fax services up to 10 pages per stay, and built-in microwaves and refridgerators
  • Free continental breakfast at select locations
  • Red Roof Plus+ properties have upgraded amenities such as modern furniture, LED lighting, flat-screen TV's with HD channels, wood-like floors and electrical outlets. Booking a premium room offers guests a free welcome snack box with water, popcorn, orange juice, trail mix, and granola bars. High-end bedding, extra pillows, and a colorful red accent wall complete the room

The Red Roof Inns highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Red Roof Inn Gainesville

Rate fluctuations of Red Roof Inn Gainesville

The graph above is trends of room rates for both group/meeting quotes and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group bid was entered. The most competitive group or meeting displayed is 11.5% in the month of November 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $297 in the month of October 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Red Roof Inn Gainesville in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Red Roof Inn Gainesville

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Red Roof Inn Gainesville have?

There are 129 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

What kind of breakfast is at Red Roof Inn Gainesville?

No Food or Beverage

What parking is available at Red Roof Inn Gainesville?

Free auto parking. Parking was ok, according to 60%.

How much does internet cost?

Free WiFi in all rooms.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas. Right next to strip shopping. Very close to shopping and restaurants. Great shopping. Almost all guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Free Wifi. Average wifi quality. About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Is there a pool at Red Roof Inn Gainesville?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor pool is open year round from 8 am - 9 pm..

Testimonials:

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"It was great. I ended up booking my meeting with the best bid, that I wouldn't have received if it wasn't for you." C.C. - New York City, NY

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