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4.4 out of 5

"The location was great, hotel and room were clean and the staff was great. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 27 Sep 2021

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near University of Florida

In shopping district

You'll find Fred Bear Museum and Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art within 2 miles (3 km) of this hotel. UF Health Shands Hospital and Florida Museum of Natural History are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Renovated in 2016

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and express check-out. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$102* Per night/room Aug 25 - Aug 26

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Hearing)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Mobility & Hearing, Roll-in Shower)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Roll-in Shower)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville ratings based on 21 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville

Everyone (13) Couples (2) Family (8)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 16, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 31, 2021

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5 out of 5
The location was great, hotel and room were clean and the staff was great.

Posted by on Sep 27, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 29, 2021 by Markell Douthit Guest Service Specialist

Thank you for taking the time out to give us your score. We thank you for choosing the DoubleTree by Hilton-Gainesville and we look forward to your return!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

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5 out of 5
The front desk personnel were friendly, efficient and informative. The room lighting was dim.

Posted by , from Ponte Vedra Beach on Sep 13, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 24, 2021 by Markell Douthit Guest Service Specialist

Sorry that the lighting was not as bright as you'd like. We hope that we can fix that situations on your future stay. Thanks for choosing the DoubleTree by Hilton-Gainesville.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 19, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 23, 2021 by Markell- Guest Service Specialist

Thank you for your generous score!

1 out of 5
Room’s carpet was full of stains all over

Posted by on May 30, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 13, 2021

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3 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 5, 2021

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5 out of 5
Great location with a lot of places in walking distance!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021

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About the DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville

Location 3726 Sw 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 1 2022 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville also features a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville was completed in July 2016. This 4-star Gainesville hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 205 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1986
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access - wireless

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville offers 205 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary toiletries. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11 AM.

DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

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

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

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
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive smart lock details.

Guests arriving after 5:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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, debit cards, and cash

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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

A credit 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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. 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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, debit cards, and cash.

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; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Car not required
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 1
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay free - 4
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 14 for adults and USD 7 for children (approximately)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged

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

Hotel Names

  • Gainesville Lodge
  • Lodge Gainesville
  • Lodge Hotel Gainesville
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville Hotel
  • DoubleTree Hilton Gainesville Hotel
  • DoubleTree Hilton Gainesville
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville Gainesville
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville 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.