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A Balanced College Lifestyle

Nothing provides a sense of balance for a student away at college more than a feeling of home. That sense of belonging paired with a sense of independence is what we at The Retreat at Gainesville strive to offer in our luxury apartments in Gainesville, FL. From our unparalleled amenities to our high level of customer service, we want to make sure our residents feel at home.

Student-Centered Surroundings

Our goal at The Retreat at Gainesville is to provide a place that helps our residents succeed in their studies. At our Gainesville apartments near UF, we have worked to provide a supportive lifestyle with areas for work, study, and play.

Unmatched Amenities

While there may be other student housing in Gainesville, FL, none can compete with the Retreat's remarkable set of amenities. Cottages at the Retreat include high-speed Internet, cable, garbage disposal, pest control, and exterior maintenance. Also included in our housing contract is full access to our many fine amenities for a resident's personal use, including our sauna, a resort-style pool, a computer lounge, a clubroom, volleyball court, a cardio studio, a strength center, and a multipurpose fitness room.

Peace Of Mind

For your peace of mind and additional comfort, we offer the following features: on-call security team and controlled access to all amenity spaces as well as their cottages.

Housing Contracts

Our housing contracts at The Retreat at Gainesville are twelve (12) months, from August to July. We are happy to answer any other questions you have about our unfurnished or furnished student housing near UF through our main office.

Pet-Friendly Apartments

What can make a student feel more at home than a pet of their own? At our student apartments near UF, we allow residents to have pets, although an extra pet deposit and cleaning fee may apply.

Furnished Accommodations

Although we offer unfurnished units at the Retreat at Gainesville, we also offer furnished cottages to help both parents and students in their quest for the best apartments in Gainesville. Our furnished units are complete with comfortable furniture in both the bedroom and common areas, including mattress and box springs.

Roommate Matching Service

For students who are new to the Gainesville area, The Retreat can assist and coordinate in matching potential roommates with similar interest and needs.

Floorplans & Pricing

Our floorplans at the Retreat at Gainesville are designed to afford the widest possible range of options. There are nineteen (19) different floorplan options offering 2-, 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-bedroom units.

Saflok® Systems

Every residence at The Retreat is outfitted with the Saflok® System to ensure ultimate privacy and security. This system prevents key duplication, provides a record log of its use and allows any maintenance keys to work only during designated times.

Roommate Matching Via RoomSync

Are you looking for more control over how you are matched with roommates? Through the RoomSync app, residents are empowered to choose roommates and build a sense of community using lifestyle habits such as cleanliness levels, studying habits, sleep cycles, and more. RoomSync offers an experience that supports a diverse and inclusive matching community through gender-inclusive tools. Furthermore, the app recognizes the importance of living criteria like service and emotional support animals and factors this into the matching process.

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