Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County, Florida. The city itself and the surrounding areas is where you can explore the beautiful rivers and lakes, cool natural springs and unspoiled wilderness parks of an exquisite sub-tropical region. Because of its beautiful landscape and awe-inspiring nature, Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. Acclaimed for the preservation of the beauty of its natural surroundings as well as historic buildings, Gainesville's numerous wilderness parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment to thousands of visitors.
Cultural facilities include the Florida Museum of Natural History, Harn Museum of Art, the Hippodrome State Theatre, Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, and The Civic Media Center. Gainesville is just a short drive from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean and the Gainesville area offers unique opportunities to visit and interact with natural, historical, and entertaining areas of Florida.
There are many fun opportunities to discover - a hot air balloon ride, a round of golf on one of the area courses, a tour of the Santa Fe Community College zoo, just to name a few. Gainesville is also home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and is one of the state's centers of education, sports, medicine and culture. Ever since its foundation, the university has brought a youthful population to the city, cultural opportunities, and world class medical facilities.
The sports drink Gatorade was invented in Gainesville as a means of refreshing the UF football team. The Gainesville area is has a number of activities and sites of historical or cultural significance and the city is a hotbed of noteworthy landmarks. Gainesville is home to several acclaimed performing artist groups, musicians and dancers and has a fairly well-known punk and ska music scene and has spawned a number of bands.
The city has a number of hotels and inns acclaimed for the excellent service. The Gainesville Knights Inn is one of them. It is situated 1.5 miles from University of Florida and 4 miles from Gainesville Raceway. The large spacious rooms include complimentary cable with HBO, data port phones and electronic locks. Guest laundry, refrigerators, and microwaves are available, as well as complimentary continental breakfast, free donuts, coffee and juice; 24 hour front desk, handicapped facilities, express checkout, free parking, free local calls, pets allowed.
The facility also includes Olympic size pool for guests wishing to take advantage of Florida's balmy climate, junior pool, playground and picnic area with BBQ on-site; meeting/banquet facilities, no smoking rooms and facilities; honeymoon suites are also available. Area activities include: Griffin Stadium, Florida Museum of Nat History, Phillips Center for Perf Art, Historic Downtown, Thomas Center, Silver Springs Wildlife, Wild Water Park and Harn Museum.
Your inn reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking.