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4.5 out of 5

"Very cool and cozy hotel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 18 Feb 2021

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near University of Florida

In Gainesville

You'll find University of Florida and Shands at the University of Florida within 3 miles (5 km) of this Gainesville hotel. Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and Florida Museum of Natural History are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 146 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities include free bottled water, fans, and hair dryers.

aloft, Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$83* Per night/room Jun 20 - Jun 21

aloft, Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Aloft Gainesville University Area ratings based on 12 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aloft Gainesville University Area

Everyone (5) Couples (3) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Very cool and cozy hotel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by on Feb 18, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 15, 2020 by AGM

Thank you for your feedback!

5 out of 5
Very friendly, clean and well put together. Overall a good experience there.

Posted by on Aug 3, 2020

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5 out of 5
It's a good location to easily get anywhere in town.

Posted by on Mar 8, 2020

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5 out of 5
Everything great service great .staff awesome great hotel

Posted by on Feb 2, 2020

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2 out of 5
To be a Marriot facility it does not represent the chain in appearance

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019

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5 out of 5
Clean, comfortable and great service. Located conveniently next to great restaurants.

Posted by on Nov 9, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019

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5 out of 5
I like the sleek design and it was clean! The staff at check-in was very friendly and even joked back with us.

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 19, 2019 by Ray

We’re glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the positive feedback.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019

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About the Aloft Gainesville University Area

Location 3743 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607

Property Features

Aloft Gainesville University Area offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business center on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 1400 square feet (130 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly Aloft Gainesville University Area also features a terrace, laundry facilities, and a convenience store. Self parking is free. This 3-star Gainesville hotel is smoke free.

  • 146 guestrooms or units
  • 1400 sq ft of conference space
  • 130 sq m of conference space
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) (14.7 km / 9.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Aloft Gainesville University Area offers 146 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Gainesville hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 40 lbs)

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

  • UnionPay
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 8.50 for adults and USD 11.50 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aloft Gainesville University Area Hotel
  • Aloft University Area Hotel
  • Aloft University Area
  • Aloft Gainesville University Area Hotel
  • Aloft Gainesville University Area Gainesville
  • Aloft Gainesville University Area Hotel Gainesville

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.