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Gainesville wants to put these limits, regulations on extended stay and other hotels
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From left, Adolfo Cuartas, his wife Olga and daughter Diana eat inside their hotel room on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Budgetel Inn & Suites, where they have lived for the past year in Gainesville. - photo by David Barnes
The rules have extra restrictions for extended stay lodging, which the city defines as hotels that provide lodging for 15 to 30 days. If a hotel has cooking appliances or a kitchen in more than 5% of its rooms, it would be designated as extended stay.