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. You can dine or shop at Celebration Pointe, less than five minutes from the hotel, or head downtown for a performance at the Hippodrome Theatre. About 10 minutes away, the University of Florida’s campus offers visitors the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Harn Museum of Art. It also houses UF Health Shands Hospital if you’re in town for medical reasons.

After a day of exploring, you can take a refreshing dip in our heated indoor pool. In the mornings, visit our dining room to enjoy a free, hot breakfast. A rotating menu offers items like eggs, bacon, and sausage patties while daily items include fruit, Danish pastries, toast, bagels, and freshly made waffles. Our fitness center lets you work off some steam with a brisk walk on the treadmill. Here for work? Get your tasks done efficiently with property-wide Wi-Fi, plus a printer and computers in our business center.

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Hospitality Excellence Award

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Travelers’ Choice Award

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Feel right at home in a room or suite with a microwave and a fridge

Our spacious guest rooms were designed with your relaxation in mind. Wind down for the evening with a great movie on HBO or upload pictures from the day using free Wi-Fi. In the morning, make a hot cup of coffee using the in-room coffeemaker and browse national news in a free weekday newspaper. For extra space and amenities like a whirlpool for two, upgrade to one of our 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
Here with the kids? Keep everyone happy in this standard room with two queen beds, 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
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 business meeting, birthday party, or baby shower for up to 50 people? Our hotel’s attractive meeting space includes access to audiovisual equipment and free Wi-Fi to help you stage a successful event. We can also arrange catering for a luncheon or snacks and refreshments for meeting breaks. Our dedicated event coordinator is happy to help you plan the event you envision.


Whether you’re visiting Gainesville on business or vacation, take advantage of our hotel’s convenient location just off I-75 and 15 minutes southwest of downtown. You can enjoy easy access to nearby natural attractions like the Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail, seven miles away, and Sweetwater Wetlands Park, less than five miles from the hotel. 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. About 10 minutes to the east, the University of Florida’s campus includes destinations such as Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the Harn Museum of Art, and UF Health Shands Hospital. About five minutes further east, downtown Gainesville offers dining and shopping. Flying into the area? Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) is a 20-minute drive away.

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