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Chia Martinez

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, portuguese

VRBO 452760 Place for Weddings, Family Overflow?

21 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Gainesville Condo Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8, 1350 Sq Ft

Place for Weeding, Family Overflow,...

Walking distance to the North Florida Regional Medical Center, Oaks Mall, public transportation to University of Florida. This spacious 3 bedroom 2 bathroom condo is the perfect location for going to Gator Home Games, located directly behind the Oaks Mall and walking distance to the Gator Aider pick up stop in the Oaks Mall, no more game day parking nightmares. Also available for homecoming! Perfect place to stay for a long weekend to visit family and friends for Easter, Weddings, Thanksgiving (catch the UF vs. FSU game), Christmas and of course Commencement ceremonies. This condo is located close to I-75, Pharmacy, Gas Station, Publix, Moe's, Napolitano's (great Italian food), and so much more.

Please contact owner for special rate for long-term rentals. Special rates for families supporting loved ones in the UF Health Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Chia Martinez (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, portuguese

Reviews

4.3
based on 21 traveler reviews

VRBO 452760 Place for Weddings, Family Overflow?
average rating of 4.285714 based on 21 reviews
3

Not bad for the size/price, but older and can hear everything outside

  • 3 of 5

For the price and size of the condo, it wasn't bad for a temporary stay. The owners responded to messages/concerns very quickly and had everything you needed in the condo from laundry detergent, toilet paper, soap, etc. The condo was clean, but the bathrooms and kitchen definitely could have been cleaned more. The location was nice in terms of proximity to restaurants/things to do, but it is right off of the highway, which can be loud at times. The condo is older and you can tell from the inside/outside. If you're sitting in the living/dining room, you can hear everything that goes on outside/in the hallway. You can also hear everything that goes on in the surrounding condos upstairs/downstairs (walking, vacuuming, running appliances, closing doors, barking dogs, etc). I wouldn't recommend this condo if you are a light sleeper or have a child who is a light sleeper because you can hear everything that goes on in other units and outside. Two out of the three mattresses were ok, but one was very uncomfortable to sleep on. The kitchen is older, but all of the appliances are functional. The refrigerator has a water leak so there is a bowl to catch water in there, but the water still ends up getting everywhere causing water to pool and sometimes freeze on items in the refrigerator. The TV is an old tube TV, and while there is cable, the channels are limited. The pool and gym are nice amenities, but we didn't use them. I would use this condo for a shorter stay instead of a longer stay like we did (1.5 months), but I will say it was a good price for the amount of space/location, and the owners gave us a long term discount.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Family gathering

  • 4 of 5

Our family arrived in Gainesville to surprise our oldest daughter and her family for both Easter and her birthday. The location was perfect...only a mile or so from them, and we were able to walk back and forth easily. The living space of this apartment was spacious and open, and many amenities were provided. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean with lots of room

  • 5 of 5

The condo was just as described. There was plenty of room for our family to stay.

We really enjoyed the porch to sit on in the evenings and the location was excellent right next to the interstate, mall, restaurants and every store you might need. The neighbors were nice too.

We would definitely come and stay there again.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon, you and your family were a delight to have in our home. We enjoyed hearing from you and we are so glad our home was exactly what you thought it would be! We would love to have you come back and stay with us again.
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3bd 2 bth, in gainesville fl

  • 3 of 5

very large, and convienient, felt safe except needs interior door lock, does need updating, only had one old TV, if they want return renters they need to make it more comfy, beds need egg crates and mattress pads.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Raymond for the review. We are so glad you had a good stay in our home. What I enjoy most is to help our guests enjoy their stay in our home when visiting Gainesville.
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Good

  • 4 of 5

Apartment is located about 25-30 driving distance from the University. On the other hand, the closest apartments to University is still requires about 10-15 minutes driving. Therefore, location was okay.

Price is reasonable for 3 bedroom apartment. The amount of required deposit is also reasonable, and my deposit money has been refunded.

Apartment is pretty quite.

Descriptions to enter that apartment and to use equipments are also quite clear. AC/Heater and other equipments are working.

On the other hand, apartment and furnitures are little too old and need to renovation. Even strings for ceiling fans and lambs are missing. It seems that apartment around is not properly taking care of it.

Easy to communicate with owner.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Haydar for the review. I am always so happy to be able to offer a convenient, clean, cozy and quite place for a great price as guests need a respite when leaving their home. I provide everything possible to make guests' stays the best that they can be. Thank you so much and hope to host you all again soon! PS: I am so sorry that you did not see inside the master bedroom (closet) the extras lamps.
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Fantastic Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean, centrally located, and had everything we needed. The owners we so kind and polite, making it know that if there was anything else we needed to let them know. My family and I truly enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Ryan Nowicki!!! We are happy that you shared your experience with others. It is always very gratifying to us when this occurs, because it is better for our future guest to see other guests experiences. Hope to see you all again soon!
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Map

Starbucks -- CLOSED
Oaks Mall
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
The Top
Satchel's Pizza
Florida Museum of Natural History
Leonardo's Pizza by the Slice
McKethan Stadium
Butterfly Rainforest
Burrito Brothers Taco Co.
Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Swamp Restaurant
Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Taco Bell
Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co Incorporated
Ward's Supermarket
Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co Incorporated
Bonefish Grill Gainsville
Clock Restaurant
El Indio
Applebee's
The millenium cemter
Panera Bread
Tijuana Flats
The Flying Biscuit Cafe
Metropolitan Museum Roof Garden Café & Martini Bar
University of Florida
Krystal
Amelia's
Walmart
BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery
Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Gainesville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Dirty Bar
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Gainesville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
UF Football Home Game
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 9 2016
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
 
UF Football Home Game
Oct 14 2016 - Oct 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
 
UF Football Home Game
Oct 28 2016 - Oct 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
 
UF Football Home Game
Nov 11 2016 - Nov 13 2016
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
 
UF Football Home Game
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$114
$649
$1,899
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

A 100.00 cleaning fee (non refundable) is applicable to all rentals
$200 security deposit required. Deposit is refunded upon end of rental agreement.

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Amenities

Gainesville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1311 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Inside the master suite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Master's suite with two spacious walk-in closets & balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

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