10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Gainesville, Florida - Updated 2021

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Housing some of the most fantastic attractions of Florida, Gainesville is a popular tourist destination. Gainesville is a small city located in the northern region of northern Florida is majorly famous for the University of Florida and the Florida Museum of Natural History. The city has a young and vibrant college-going population. The university usually hosts fests and car race festivals which fetches enormous crowd every year. The increased number of people affects the availability of ideal accommodation. So, to help you solve your accommodation crisis, we have listed some of the best Vrbo in Gainesville. Please read further to find the list of top 10 Vrbo accommodations in Gainesville, Florida.

1. A town home at Gainesville Downtown (from USD 155)

Located at a prime location, this townhouse is an ideal two bedroom and two bathroom townhome for a romantic getaway. The place offers picturesque views of Gainesville. The open concept living room and the kitchen makes the house much more beautiful and cosy. The living room is very spacious and the kitchen is fully equipped to ensure comfort and pleasure. There is a covered deck patio offering you privacy and act as a very comfortable space. You can spend some quality time with your loved one.

Charming Gainesville Townhome < 2 Mi to University
Gainesville, FL, US
48 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only thing was parking was a little difficult to figure out
the carpet is old and matted and the floors need refinishing
The space was comfortable (beds particularly ) and quiet
I couldn't even use that bathroom as there was water standing in the light fixture Not very safe
The kitchen was not very well equipped and the seating in the living room was not very comfortable
Cleanliness:
The beds were really comfy and everything was clean and worked perfectly
Host:
This was perfect for us Host was responsive and super helpful
Very nice clean well equipped well organized and so close to the center of town
so expect firm Walls are also thin
Otherwise really cute fun
They just lost a customer for the next four years
Location:
Otherwise clean and in a great location to get to things
Cute apartment close to University of Florida
Quaint comfortable quiet and simple A great location
Quaint comfortable quiet and simple A great location
I were in Gainesville for their father's memorial and this location was great
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2. Gainesville family home (from USD 91)

Gainesville family home is a super spacious paradise. The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms with an ability to accommodate around 12 people. The house is spread over 2000 square feet (185.8061 square meters) offering comfort and luxury. You can easily find the mall nearby. There is a large deck for all the party lovers. You can sit at a beautiful porch and enjoy astonishing views all around the house.

Beautiful Gainesville Home on 1 Acre. Relax in Paradise.
Gainesville, FL, US
68 reviews
House 14 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The carpet in the living room was very dirty
The master room bed was very uncomfortable
but they do have a smaller tabletop charcoal grill that fits 6-8 burgers
The beds felt like they needed to be replaced and were nasty and urine-stained
The furniture and decor is fine
Cleanliness:
And the washer and dryer were broken
although is clean its dated and smells of Motel 6 Master Bathroom was not clean
no table lamps Very poor over head lighting
Host:
cool layout loved the extra blow up mattresses available so kids dont have to sleep together
POSITIVE- check-in process was simple and easy communication with owner was also quick
4th Fridge interior was dirty needs detailed cleaning
oven was dirty with crusted food in it
With that said it really needs a deep cleaning
Location:
It's priced well and conveniently located in a quiet Gainsville community
This house needs a lot of attention to it
Loved the quiet neighborhood house is older but really good for large family gatherings
The screened in patio is perfect for morning coffee
but I did sleep well
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3. A newly remodeled family condo (from USD 120)

Situated close to North Florida Regional Medical Center and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the family condo has two bedrooms (master bedroom and kid’s bedroom or guest bedroom) and two and a half bathroom facility. You can accommodate up to 9 people in the house. The house is located in a very friendly neighbourhood offering both comfort and privacy to the family. The newly remodeled kitchen in the house is the best attraction the granite tops, and cheery java cabinets adds a unique charm to the place.

LAST MIN DISC! 2BR/2.5BA CONDO BY UF! Walk to campus!
Gainesville, FL, US
140 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The pillows and bedding need to be updated
it had plenty of room
The bed in the front bedroom was much too hard very uncomfortable Some easy chairs in the living room would be nice
Loved that each bedroom had it's own full bathroom with a TV in both bedrooms too
The closets even had child friendly items like a pack-n-play and board games
Cleanliness:
Very clean and quiet Exactly as advertised
The townhouse is spacious and very clean with extra linens if needed
and I very quiet area
The condo was well stocked and clean
Host:
Owner was easy to communicate with
Stephanie was wonderful to work with
We are very grateful for her going the extra mile
We had a wonderful mini vacation
how easy and hospitable Stephanie was
Location:
it is in a great location
Great property in a convenient location
an added plus The condo is a few short minutes away from campus by driving biking or walking which is very convenient And shopping and dining also very close on
walking distance to stores close to Lake Wauberg and Payne's Prairie short drive to downtown
The property was well maintained The cleaning requirements were a bit absurd
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4. Exquisite and spacious townhouse (from USD 231)

Beautifully decorated, this townhouse is yet another fantastic place to live in when in Gainesville. The house is located at a very convenient location, close to the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and O'Connell Center. The house has a multi-level deck, four bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The home has a very nice and cosy environment offering 100 per cent comfort and privacy. The kitchen of the house is very well stocked with all the necessities. The host, Alex is charming, welcoming and friendly.

Beautiful and spacious 4/2 close to UF
Gainesville, FL, US
20 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything we needed in the kitchen except hot sauce
We had everything we needed space comfortable beds
but I really liked that there was a cozy living room with fire place and family room in the front of the house and a separate kitchen space instead of one giant room with everyone on top of each o...
Booked the home for 4 people
The guest bathroom also was more updated than shown in the pics
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean and comfortable
You can't beat how centrally located it is
Property is beautiful and nicely decorated
Alex was available and response was quickly Thanks for the opportunity to use your beautiful property
The property was exactly what we needed: spacious clean
Host:
I saw some really cool mid century homes
Once again VRBO has not disappointed
This home is very well maintained and the owner has thought of everything There were even fresh flowers when we arrived
The owner really made sure we checked in safely and answered as soon as I called with a concern
Spotlessly clean well furnished home in quiet walkable neighborhood
Location:
Right by Archer and 75
The house definitely has character
Alex changed the dates no problem
The neighborhood was beautiful and felt very safe
now Check out Celebration Pointe
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5. A pet-friendly abode for 10 (from USD 122)

Located in a friendly neighbourhood, the house is an ideal fit for a large family. The home is pet-friendly, so you can enjoy your vacation without being worried about your pet. The three bedrooms and two bathrooms of the house offer space for people to live cheerfully. Located a few minutes away from the house are the city’s best restaurants, shopping, and bars. The best attraction of this house is an excellent and large fully fenced private backyard.

Updated, roomy 3/2 house near UF, Shands, NFRMC, VA, I-75, and natural springs
Gainesville, FL, US
11 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it's clean roomy and convenient
the house was homey comfortable clean and a dream get away
Host:
the owners was very nice and friendly
jaimee is a great host checking in via text on occasion to make sure things are going well
jaimee is very responsive and a very nice person to deal with
Location:
close to good food and a 10- 15 minute drive to u of fl athletics facilities
the house was fantastic great location and exactly what we needed thanks so much
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6. One-bedroom couple-friendly stay (from USD 70)

If you are looking forward to spending a romantic time with your loved one this weekend, then this one-bedroom condo is a perfect home in Gainesville. The apartment provides a top-notch level of comfort and privacy along with extraordinary views. The house is spread over 550 square feet (51.0967 square meters) containing a lot of space. The condo is very affordable and is located in a residential area. Large and beautiful trees surround the house filling the place with greenery and beauty.

AFFORDABLE: quiet 1 bedroom apt; pvt.patio; trees; UF, downtown, shopping 1.5 mi
Gainesville, FL, US
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 6
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The outside patio was a bonus as it had views of the lovely trees and extended the living area
She has ensured that everything is on hand to provide a comfortable experience and I felt at home from the moment I arrived
The apartment is comfortable and is well maintained as is the area
was helpful providing everything we requested
Host:
Elizabeth was very helpful and quick to answer any questions and made booking very easy
Elizabeth is very responsive and does her best to make sure you have what you need
The owner is amazing and the place is cute as can be with all the comforts of home
The neighbors are all extremely nice and welcoming I would recommend this place to anyone who is visiting Gainesville for short or long term stays
Attentive property owner clean & comfortable
Location:
It is a quiet neighbourhood set among many tall trees but has the advantage of being a close walk to the bus line
The place was very clean and in a quiet neighborhood that was conviently located close to the airport grocery stores and shops
I thoroughly enjoyed my month in Elizabeth's cheerful one bedroom duplex accommodation
A friendly neighborhood Very comfortable accommodations
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7. Mid-century family home (from USD 150)

This mid-century family home, situated at a tranquil location on the cul-de-sac, is a perfect getaway for a group of six. The house has three bedrooms (with king-sized and two queen-sized beds) and two bathrooms spread over 2400 square feet (222.9673 square meters). The house is built in an old-school ranch style. The best attraction of this family home are the large, comfy and spacious rooms, with original oak wood flooring. The house has a well-stocked kitchen and a privately fenced backyard as well.

Lovely mid-century home.1.8 miles to UF. Located on quiet cul-de-sac.
Gainesville, FL, US
25 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sofa is cozy and kitchen has everything we needed to cook
and there was every single possible amenity that anyone might need Everything you need and more for cooking bedding and laundry
The remainder of our stay was comfortable and relaxing Wonderful hosts
It had everything we needed to cook and was close enough to everything in Gainesville
The home is very spacious
Cleanliness:
The house was clean and very comfortable
Everything was in order and the house was larger
We were pleasantly surprised at how spacious and clean the house was
Nice touches include the game room with pool table and speaker to play tunes from your devices toiletries for guests and thick soft towels in the bathrooms and the sheets felt great
Host:
Deb and Rob were gracious hosts and provided a nice home in a nice area with all needed amenities
Very quick replies to all of my questions
The owners were very responsive to our questions and we appreciated that they took our last minute booking
There was an unavoidable problem when we arrived that was corrected immediately
The owners are very responsive and incredibly accommodating
Location:
Perfect location and lots of room
The location is on a quiet street in an established neighborhood super convenient to the campus and other area activities Maybe not walking distance for game weekends (2 mi or so away)
The property was in a great location to everything near the University the house was
Very spacious really comfortable house in a quiet neighborhood
I would recommend the house to anyone looking to stay in a nice quiet neighborhood in the Gainesville area
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8. A gorgeous cottage with a large deck

Located close to the University of Florida Football Stadium, this accommodation is an ideal place for a family to enjoy the gorgeous views of Gainesville and live peacefully enjoying all the comfort and pleasure as a guest. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom in the house which can accommodate up to eight people. The home is beautifully furnished keeping the comfort of the guests in mind. There are three couches, central air conditioning/heat, 48 inches flat-screen TV along with a fully equipped kitchen. The spiral staircase is a beautiful attraction which leads up to the bedroom and balcony on the first floor.

Cottage with Large Deck on 5 Acres in NW Gainesville
113 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
downstairs room needs a bigger bed
There is tons of open living space upstairs and downstairs a good-sized kitchen great laundry facilities and comfortable furniture
The layout is open and airy
so it was a little confusing to find the place
The Cottage is spacious and airy and is equipped with everything you could need Highly recommended
Cleanliness:
The house is clean and has everything you need
It was very clean and had a well appointed kitchen
Home was very spacious and had plenty of room to sleep Nice patio area and everything was clean
The bedrooms weren't super large but were satisfactory and the beds were comfortable
The accommodations were great for my family of four adults Clean (VERY CLEAN in fact) spacious private and located in a picturesque setting among mature trees and nice landscaping
Host:
He was readily available via text and was eager to help us in any way
but unless we contacted him we never saw him even though he lives next door
The owner's home is very close to the rental house
The owner is very kind and friendly
Steve was attentive to our needs
Location:
Located behind a private residence in a quiet neighborhood
Great location just blocks from UF
peaceful location but close to everything
Gainesville Health and Fitness center is very close by and open 24 hrs
but the way the buildings are situated it never felt intrusive
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9. A friendly townhouse for eight

Conveniently located, this accommodation is the best family home offering three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a huge spacious living room to accommodate up to eight guests. There is a community pool nearby for you to soak into the beauty of Florida. The kitchen is well stocked and fully equipped with modern appliances to smoothen your cooking process. This house is sheer entertainment if not more, you can walk around and explore the city. If not then you can sit at home and enjoy watching flat-screen with Sling Live TV, foosball table, digital antenna with local live channels, Netflix and free WiFi.

Gainesville Townhome w/ Pool Access - 5 Mins to UF
31 reviews
townhome 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were so comfy
Parking is a little tight
We stayed for four nights The condo is very comfortable and well stocked with everything you need to cook
The house itself was very comfortable
large and comfotable kitchen well stocked
Cleanliness:
The place was very clean & stocked
clean nicely decorated and very comfortable
Also very clean and organized
The house was clean fully stocked and had everything that we needed
Clean quiet very fine
Host:
Daniel was accommodating and responsive host/operator
They have a high capacity commercial grade washer and dryer
We made breakfast every morning Daniel was always available by text to answer our questions
This was wonderful location for us and enabled us to visit with a sick family member in the local area
The owner/manager is very nice and is very quick to respond
Location:
They accommodated my late checkout request which was nice because it was raining quite a bit on checkout day and
The condo is also only about two minutes away from a 24-hour Walmart Superstore
It was as near to everything restaurants university and shopping
Enjoyed staying here Fun swimming in the pool
We were in Gainesville to be close to Shands Hospital and this location was just right
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10. Centrally located gorgeous condominium

The two large bedrooms condo located just one block away from the University of Florida is an ideal stay in this part of Florida. The apartment is designed beautifully with lots of space and a fully furnished kitchen. There is a pool with a gorgeous deck with super comfy sunbathing chairs to spend some time relaxing in a cosy environment. There are Shands Hospital and VA Hospital nearby to provide you medical aid in case of an emergency. If you are visiting your friends and family in Florida, you can stay at this house without any second thoughts.

One Block To UF Campus, Shands Hospital And VA Hospital -- Centrally Located.
16 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Two bedroom apartment with plenty of room and decent furnishings Would recommend to others
The pictures and description are true and accurate
The complex is rather old w limited amenities but
Kitchen is fully equipped and there is a great big screen TV
the condo itself is very nicely furnished and clean with a fully appointed kitchen
Cleanliness:
Clean apartment and everything was working and neat
The apartment is spacious close to campus and very clean
Host:
Elizabeth is very nice landlord and very helpful
Elizabeth was so helpful and nice
The owner is extremely responsive and helpful
Again can not say enough about Ms Elizabeth and
Ms Elizabeth is a wonderful woman and host Communication and reservations were very easy and timely
Location:
The complex itself is a little "dated" but
Very clean place in a good location for walking to campus
This 2 bedroom 1 bath condo is just across the street from Shands Hospital and just minutes from the UF campus
The apartment was great location perfect
wants to be close to the "action" and doesn't need the services and amenities of a hotel
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Are you ready to visit Gainesville, Florida?

The city of Gainesville has exotic charms which are hard to escape. The famous sports junction, University of Florida and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium make it a fun town full of young and vibrant people all around. So whenever you visit Gainesville don’t forget to book yourself an excellent accommodation beforehand.

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