Days Inn - Gainesville / University

Close to VA Hospital, Santa Fe Community College and Natural History Museum

Find value in northern Florida at Days Inn Gainesville / University of Florida hotel. Conveniently located between Tallahassee and Tampa off Interstate 75, our Gainesville, Florida, hotel near the University of Florida puts you within minutes of abundant outdoor activity and popular attractions like Gainesville Raceway.

For added convenience, request a microwave and refrigerator when you book a room at our pet-friendly Gainesville, Florida, hotel or a rollaway bed for a nominal fee. Feel ready to go with free continental breakfast and catch up on the news with a free issue of USA Today. Catch some rays on the patio and swim in our inviting outdoor pool. Use free Wi-Fi Internet access to chat or email from your room or our spacious lobby. Meeting space is available and kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.


Explore beautiful rivers and lakes, cool natural springs and unspoiled wilderness in this exquisite sub-tropical region near our Gainesville, Florida, hotel. With the University of Florida just steps away, you can easily catch a Gators game or explore the Florida Museum of Natural History. Go deep into a miniature rainforest at Devils Millhopper State Geological Site or bike, hike and fish at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. Get in a dose of retail therapy at nearby Oaks Mall, where you can spend hours shopping at more than 160 specialty stores. Whether you want to lose yourself in tranquil natural beauty at 62-acre Kanapaha Botanical Gardens or feel the thrill of live drag car racing at Gainesville Raceway, there is plenty of exciting activity near our hotel in Gainesville, Florida.


For great Pad Thai and savory curry flavors, Bahn Thai spices up a full range of beef, poultry, seafood and vegetarian dishes. If you are craving south-of-the-border fare, head to La Tienda or for innovative Latin fusion dishes, try Emiliano’s Café. Subway, Steak ‘N Shake and Domino’s Pizza are nearby.


Meeting space is available.



Bus Parking, Continental Breakfast, Pool, Self Parking



Average Visit Time

Full day

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, ADA Rooms, Disability Accessible, Ground-floor Rooms, Handicapped Parking, Raised Toilets, Ramps, Roll-in Showers, Roll-under Sinks, Shower Grab Bar, Showers with Seats, Wheelchair-friendly


AAA Discount, AARP Discount, Florida Resident Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount, Student Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, Wireless (Wi-Fi)