I’m subletting an apartment in Gainesville for the summer, but the lease ends before classes end. What are my options?

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Unfortunately, this happens to be the case for many apartment complexes who offer 1-year leases and then allow renters to find someone to sublet their room for summer. What most people do in this situation is either find a friend's place they can crash at until classes end or stay at a hotel.

An option are Craigslist ads that offer short-term stays. Another option is AirBnb which allows you to live with people on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.

Staying at a friend's would be the most economical option when compared with staying at a hotel in the area that can range from $45/night to $70/night.

If you have another roommate that can split the cost of a hotel for a week with you, it ends up not being too expensive. These hotels come with TVs, cable, high-speed internet access and even some appliances.

Here are a few hotel choices with decent rates for a college student's budget that are all five miles or less from UF's campus:

Quality Inn University- http://www.qualityinn.com/hotel-gainesville-florida-FL443
2.0 miles from campus
Rates starting at $69/night

Extended Stay America- http://www.extendedstayamerica.com/property/Extended-Stay-America-Gainesville-I-75-hotel.html
2.2 miles from campus
Rates starting at $55/night

Budget Inn- http://www.budgetinngainesvillefl.com/
4.1 miles from campus
Rates starting at $45/night

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