Explore the best of North Florida near our hotel in Gainesville

Located right off I-75, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Gainesville, FL is the perfect home base for enjoying North Florida’s offerings, from glimpsing alligators in Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park to snorkeling at Devil’s Den Spring. Football fans will appreciate our proximity to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, just 15 minutes from the hotel, where over 88,000 fans pack in to watch the University of Florida Gators go head-to-head against the competition. While you’re on campus, visit educational stops like the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Harn Museum of Art. The university also houses UF Health Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center if you’re in town for a medical appointment.

After an afternoon of hiking at San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park, you can cool off with a refreshing dip in our indoor pool. Here for work? Get your tasks done efficiently with free Wi-Fi, and print handouts with ease in our well-equipped business center. To keep up with your workout regimen, hop on a cardio machine in our fitness center. Afterward, you can refuel with delicious items like fruit, pastries, toast, bagels, waffles, and sausage, egg, and cheese sandwiches at our free, hot breakfast.

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Designed with your relaxation in mind, our modern rooms and suites offer thoughtful amenities like free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with HBO. Start your mornings at a leisurely pace by brewing a fresh cup of coffee in your room or grabbing a chilled drink you stored in the fridge. Heading to a Gators game? Enjoy snacks and refreshments on us thanks to our free, hot breakfast. For more space and extras like a whirlpool for two, upgrade to one of our whirlpool suites.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Attending on-site meetings? Stay just steps away from your event in this room with a coffeemaker and a work desk.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
If you’re here with the kids, keep everyone happy in this standard room with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Enjoy extra space in this open-concept suite featuring a seating area, a work desk, and a coffeemaker.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
You can treat your special someone to a memorable stay in this open-concept suite with a whirlpool for two.

Premium Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  550 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Celebrate a special occasion in this upgraded suite outfitted with a two-person whirlpool and a sleeper sofa.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
In town for a longer stay? Upgrade to this suite with a private bedroom and a living room with a sleeper sofa.

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 6 adults
Your group can spread out in this suite with two queen beds, a spacious living room, and a sleeper sofa.
Need a space to host a graduation party, a baby shower, or a corporate seminar for up to 45 people? Our modern venue offers everything you need to stage a successful event, from free Wi-Fi and audiovisual equipment to planning assistance from our dedicated sales team. We can also arrange catering for a luncheon or snacks and refreshments for meeting breaks.

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Located just off I-75 and 15 minutes southwest of downtown, the Country Inn & Suites provides easy access to top attractions around Gainesville. We're close to a number of local eateries and breweries, from Satchel's Pizza, The Top, and Prime & Pearl to Swamp Head Brewery and First Magnitude Brewing Company. Just north of us, Ginnie Springs is a popular outdoor destination in the wonderful town of High Springs. Don’t miss these local favorites while you’re here:

Hippodrome Theatre

4.46 mi / 7.18 km from the hotel
Located in the heart of Gainesville’s historic district, this local theater hosts film screenings, art exhibits, and plays throughout the year. To purchase tickets or to see current performances, visit their website.

San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

8.05 mi / 12.95 km from the hotel
San Felasco Hammock Preserve is a 6,500-acre state park with 20 miles of mountain biking, hiking, and equestrian trails.

Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park

6.12 mi / 9.86 km from the hotel
A hidden rain forest in a 120-foot-deep sinkhole, this verdant oasis is filled with lush vegetation and fossilized artifacts. Pack a picnic and learn all about this sinkhole via interpretive displays.

Florida Museum of Natural History

1.69 mi / 2.72 km from the hotel
You can learn about Florida’s flora and fauna at this museum owned by the University of Florida. All of the exhibits except for the traveling displays and the Butterfly Rainforest offer free admission.

Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

8.04 mi / 12.94 km from the hotel
This 16-mile path is an ideal place to hike, run, skate, or bike. Parking is available at four locations along the trail.

Harn Museum of Art

1.77 mi / 2.84 km from the hotel
The Harn Museum of Art is one of the largest university-owned art museums in the South. Its collection boasts 6,200 works by artists like Ansel Adams and Claude Monet.
4015 SW 43rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32608, United States

Located just off I-75, the Country Inn & Suites in Gainesville offers a great home base for visiting area attractions. For easy transportation around the downtown area, board an RTS (Regional Transit System) bus. Flying into the area? Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) is a 20-minute drive away.

3.66 mi / 5.88 km from the hotel
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