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About our Hotel

Location: Downtown/City Center

  • Location: Downtown/City Center
  • Closest City: GAINESVILLE
  • Distance From Hotel: 0.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-04:00

Check In: 4:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Late checkout available

Credit cards

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • Master Card
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:8
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

We do not allow pets at our property. There is an exception for service animals.

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:195
  • Car Parking Available
  • Complimentary uncovered and limited covered parking are available for guests of the hotel.

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2006
  • Total number of rooms:167
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:51
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:116
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:167
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:8
  • Executive floors
  • Executive rooms
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:6

Gainesville Hotel's Location "Almost on Campus" at UF

The Holiday Inn® Gainesville University Center hotel is surrounded by local shops, restaurants, boutiques and the University of Florida. The hotel sits in the heart of Gainesville, allowing easy access to downtown Gainesville, including The Hippodrome Theater, Gainesville Regional Airport and The University of Florida and its athletic facilities.

Hotel guests visiting Gainesville for Gators sporting events are happy to find
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Gainesville Hotel's Location "Almost on Campus" at UF

The Holiday Inn® Gainesville University Center hotel is surrounded by local shops, restaurants, boutiques and the University of Florida. The hotel sits in the heart of Gainesville, allowing easy access to downtown Gainesville, including The Hippodrome Theater, Gainesville Regional Airport and The University of Florida and its athletic facilities.

Hotel guests visiting Gainesville for Gators sporting events are happy to find Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, or "The Swamp," just blocks from the hotel's location. While in Gainesville, FL, patrons don't want to miss on-campus highlights like the Harn Museum of Art and Florida Museum of Natural History, either. Stay here and enjoy easy access to all the best attractions in Gainesville.

The hotel's corporate guests also find the hotel well suited for business. Free Wi-Fi access is offered throughout the facility, and a 24-hour Business Center is available for your print, fax, copy and PC needs. And, if you're hosting a meeting while in Gainesville, you can consider our on-site events facility, which features 540 square feet of space.

Discover the genuine value of this Holiday Inn® Gainesville hotel. Take time to unwind in the 14,000-sq-ft rooftop pool area, or work out according to your schedule in the 24-hour Fitness Center. Book your Florida trip today!

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Features
Nothing can top this property's ideal central location, as it's one of the only hotels in Gainesville, FL that sits directly across from the University of Florida campus and its athletic facilities.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 75 reviewers.
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Needs to be updated It's a shame to have such a good staff at such a poor facility. The breakfast was poor. The hallways smelled old and damp, and the room smelled the same only worse. The room was dark and seemed dirty even if it wasn't. February 8, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Good Staff, Good Food, Not So Good Guests 1. You have added breakfast since we were here last. This was a welcome addition. 2. The staff was very polite and attentive to our needs. 3.On our last two nights a large, unruly group of high schoolers stayed at the hotel. They overwhelmed the staff''s ability to maintain order. Our room was very noisy. The Hotel did compensate us by deducting the cost of one night's stay - a nice touch. 4. My review was rejected four times because I didn't fully comply with all information requests. Too complicated! February 5, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wonderfully comfortable bed and friendly, helpful staff I come to Gainesville quite frequently to visit my son who is a UF student living in the dorms. It is a long driving trip to Gainesville and I often arrive exhausted. The clean, soft, comfortable bed is always a welcome site. The rooms are quiet, and the staff goes out of its way to make sure our stay is restful. The location is great because there are yummy restaurants within walking distance, and my son can walk to his dorm from the hotel. I enthusiastically recommend the Gainesville Holiday Inn. For Gator parents, be sure to inquire about the Gator parent program at the hotel. February 5, 2014
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