Where to Stay

Need assistance in finding a place to stay for an extended visit? Here are some options in Gainesville available to our patients and families.

Transportation, Lodging and Care Program

TLC hotels provide discounted room rates for patients and families. They also provide shuttle services to UF Health. For more information, please call 352-265-0005.

Transplant Housing

Transplant patients may be required to stay near UF Health after their surgery. If you live further than one hour away, a social worker can help find temporary housing. UF Health contracts with apartment complexes and extended stay hotels. These locations offer all-inclusive apartments at low cost to families who need to stay in the area. There is a limited amount of financial assistance available for this service. Call patient and family resources at 352.265.0224 for more information, or ask your nurse to connect you with a social worker.

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House provides lodging for families of children being treated at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital and UF Health clinics.

To arrange to stay at the house, contact UF Health Admissions at 352-265-0236.

Local Hotels and Motels in Gainesville

UF Health Shands Hospital in no way endorses or recommends these hotels. The following list and map are provided solely for your convenience. Rates were updated as of August 2021 and are subject to change and availability.

Cost: $51-75 per day

All rates are subject to change and based on availability

America’s BV
1900 SW 13th Street
352.372.1880
Distance: 1 mile

  • Pets allowed; free coffee 7 - 10 a.m.

Baymont Inn & Suites
6901 NW 4th Blvd
352.332.8292
Distance: 8 miles

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Limited pet friendly
  • Fitness center, outdoor pool, laundry room

EconoLodge
2649 SW 13th Street
352.373.7816
Distance: 1.5 miles

  • Non-smoking and handicap-accessible rooms
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Refrigerator/microwave in all rooms

LaQuinta Inn
920 NW 69th Terr
352.332.6466
Distance: 7.3 miles

  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet friendly
  • Fitness center; pool

Motel 6
7413 W Newberry Rd
352.373.1604
Distance: 8 miles

  • Pets allowed
  • Free coffee 7 - 10 a.m.
  • Pool

Quality Inn - University
2435 SW 13th Street
352.373.6500
Distance: 1 mile

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet friendly
  • Refrigerator/microwave
  • Pool

Quality Inn - Williston Road
3455 SW Williston Road
352.378.2405
Distance: 4 miles

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Pool 

Red Roof Inn
3500 SW 42nd St
352.336.3311
Distance: 3 miles

  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet Friendly (no pet fees)
  • 24 hr coffee service
  • Pool

Rodeway
3459 SW Williston Road
352.378.9240
Distance: 3 miles

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool

Sleep Inn
4110 SW 40th Blvd
352.376.4145
Distance: 3 miles

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Pet friendly

Super 8
4202 SW 40th Blvd
352.378.3888
Distance: 3 miles

  • Complimentary breakfast

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
7451 W Newberry Rd
352.415.1111
Distance: 6.1 miles

  • Handicap-accessible rooms
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet friendly ($75 per stay)
  • Extended-stay discounts
  • Fitness center; pool, laundry room

Woodspring Suites
5505 SW 41st Blvd
352.672.6008
Distance: 4 miles

  • Complimentary wifi

Cost: $76-110 per day

All rates are subject to change and based on availability

Aloft by Marriott
3743 Hull Rd
352.378.1100
Distance: 2.6 miles

  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pool

Best Western - Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Boulevard
352.331.3336
Distance: 10 miles

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet friendly
  • Coffee-maker in room
  • Fitness center; pool
  • Shuttle Service: Yes

Comfort Inn - University
3440 SW 40th Blvd
352.264.1771
Distance: 4 miles

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet friendly
  • Refrigerator/microwave in room
  • 24 hour fitness center; pool

Comfort Suites Gainesville (15% discount for patients)
2603 SW 13th St.
352.519.0000
Distance: 0.9 miles

  • Non-smoking and handicap-accessible rooms
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Pet friendly
  • Fitness center, pool
  • Shuttle Service: Yes (Appointment needed)

Country Inn & Suites
4015 SW 43rd St
352.375.1550
Distance: 4 miles

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Refrigerator/microwave in rooms
  • Valet
  • Fitness center; indoor heated pool/spa
  • Business Center

    Double Tree
    3726 SW 40th Blvd
    352.375.2400
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Complimentary continental breakfast
    • Fitness center, pool, laundry room
    • Valet
    • Shuttle service available

    Drury Inn & Suites
    4000 SW 40th Blvd
    352.372.5600
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Pet friendly
    • Pool

    Extended Stay America
    3600 SW 42nd Street
    352.375.0073
    800.398.7829
    Distance: 4 miles

    • Non-smoking and handicap-accessible rooms
    • Grab-n-go breakfast
    • Efficiencies & kitchenettes
    • Pet friendly rooms available
    • Laundry Room

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
    3877 SW 37th Blvd
    352.745.7777
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Pool

    Hampton Inn
    4225 SW 40th Blvd
    352.371.4171
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Fitness center; heated saltwater pool

    Hilton Garden Inn
    4075 SW 33rd Place
    352.338.1466
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Complimentary wifi
    • Room service
    • Refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker in room
    • Fitness center, pool and whirlpool

    Hilton University
    1714 SW 34th Street
    352.371.3600
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Refrigerator/microwave in room
    • Fitness center, pool
    • Restaurant and lounge
    • Shuttle service available

    Holiday Inn - University
    1250 W University Ave
    352.376.1661
    Distance: 1 mile

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Mini refrigerators and microwave in room
    • Fitness center, pool
    • Shuttle service available

    hom Hotel & Suites
    3905 SW 43rd Street
    352.376.0004
    Distance: 4 miles

    Residence Inn by Marriott
    3275 SW 40th Blvd
    352.264.0000
    Distance: 3.5 miles

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Pet friendly
    • 24 hour fitness center, pool

    Springhill Suites by Marriott
    4155 SW 40th Blvd
    352.376.8873
    Distance: 3 miles

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Extended-stay discounts (ask for Marcia Teague, manager)
    • Refrigerator/microwave in rooms
    • Fitness center, laundry room

    Wyndham Gardens
    2900 SW 13th Street
    352.377.4000
    Distance: 1 mile

    • Balconies and patios on every room
    • Fitness center; pool
    • Shuttle service available

    Cost: $111-149 per day

    All rates are subject to change and based on availability

    AC Marriott Downtown
    151 NW 14th St
    352.792.1151
    Distance: .9 miles

    Courtyard by Marriott
    3700 SW 42nd St
    352.335.9100
    Distance: 3.5 miles

    • Non-smoking and handicap-accessible rooms
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Restaurant
    • 24 hour fitness center, heated pool

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    3370 SW 42nd Street
    352.378.1300
    Distance: 3.2 miles

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Service animals only
    • Fitness center, pool, laundry room

    Home2 Suites
    2115 SW 13th Street
    352.372.1025
    Distance: 1 mile

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Pets allowed
    • Extended-stay discounts and suites available
    • Fitness room, pool

    Homewood Suites
    3333 SW 42nd Blvd
    352.335.3133
    Distance: 4.5 miles

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Pet friendly: Yes ($65 fee)
    • Fitness center, outdoor pool, laundry room

    Hotel ELEO at the University of Florida
    1514 SW 14th Street
    352.565.3536
    Distance: 0 miles

    • Complimentary WiFi
    • Extended stay discount (CODE:NEGPNT)
    • Shuttle Service: Yes

    Hotel Indigo
    5020 SW 30th LN
    352.240.8900
    Distance: 4 miles

    • Pet friendly ($75 per stay)
    • Fitness center, pool

    The Scholar
    2548 SW 13th Street
    Distance: .5 miles

    Short-term full service apartments

    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Queen-sized beds
    • Reserved parking space
    • Full sized washer and dryers
    • Fully stocked kitchens
    • 24/7 fitness center, pool
    • Book online at stayatscholar.com; use code UFHEALTH for a 10% discount
    • Find long term rates by emailing info@stayatscholar.com


    Staybridge Suites

    3401 SW 40th Blvd
    352.378.1900
    Distance: Distance: 3.3 miles

    • Handicap-accessible rooms
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Complimentary wifi
    • Extended-stay discounts
    • Pet friendly ($75 per stay)
    • Fitness center, pool