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Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr

Hotel Front Desk:1-352-3761661 Hotel Fax:1-352-3368717
Hotel Fact Sheet

Check In | Check Out

  • Check-In Time: 3pm
  • Check-Out Time: 11am
  • Minimum Check-In Age: 18
  • Late Check Out Available


  • This hotel is in the city centre
  • Closest City: GAINESVILLE
  • Distance from the Hotel: 1 MI/ 1.61 KM MILES
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-5

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed
  • Guide Dogs Allowed
  • While we do not allow pets at our property, there is an exception for guide and service animals to accompany guests.

Languages Spoken by Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

Internet Access

  • Wireless Internet Available in Rooms, Suites, Business Centre, Public Areas and Meeting Spaces.
  • Standard Wireless internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
  • Standard Wireless Fee: 0 USD


  • Car Parking Available
  • Complimentary Daily Self-Parking is available
  • Complimentary uncovered and limited covered parking are available for guests of the hotel. During special events our parking is limited to one vehicle per guest room- please make special arrnagements.


  • Public Spaces renovated: 2017
  • 6 Floors
  • Interior Corridor
  • FEMA Property Number: FL4052


  • Accessible Self-Parking
  • Van Accessible Self Parking
  • Hotel Entrance
  • All Entrances/Doorways
  • Registration Area
  • Our wheelchair accessible rooms are available on all floors located conveniently near the elevator. We offer rooms with either a shower seat in the tub, as well as two rooms with roll in capabilities. The rooms are decorated to accomdoate the appropriate ADA guideline width between furniture, as well as features to assist with special needs.

Credit Cards

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Diners Club
  • Carte Blanche
  • JCB
  • Discover

What's Nearby

  • Silver Springs
  • Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Harn Museum of Art
  • Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo


  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
Driving Directions

Our hotel is located 5 miles east of I-75 on SR-26 (Univsersity Ave). No matter what direction you're coming from, the hotel is easy to find. From North or South: Take I-75 to exit 387 Gainesville/Newberry. Merge onto SR-26 E toward downtown Gainesville. SR-26 E becomes University Ave. We are located at 1250 W University Ave, right on the NE corner of US441 and directly across from the University of Florida in Gainesville. From East or West: Make your way to SR-26, using SR-20 W if your coming from the east. Once on SR-26, you can take it straight to the hotel on the NE corner of US441 and directly across from the Universoty of Florida in Gainesville.

Driving directions from Airports

Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) : Exit the airport, turn left onto State Road 24. Then make a right onto University Ave and head west. Follow University Ave to 13th Street. The hotel is located on the NE corner of 13th and University. We also provide free shuttle service to and from the airport between 7:00am and 10:00pm.
Jacksonville (JAX) : Follow the signs to I-295 South. Take I-295 South to I-10 West. Follow I-10 W to US-301 South. Take US-301 S to FL-24 West. Follow US-24 W to US-441. The hotel is located on the NE corner of FL-24 (University Ave) and US-441 (13th Street.)
Orlando International (MCO) : Follow the signs to SR-528 West. Take SR-528 W to the Florida Turnpike North. Follow the turnpike north to I-75 North. Follow I-75 N to the Gainesville/Archer exit. Take SR-24E/SW Archer Rd east to US-441 North. Follow US-441 N to University Ave.
Tampa International Airport (TPA) : Get on FL-60 E 5 min (3.2 mi) Follow I-275 N and I-75 N to Co Rd 234 in Alachua County. Take exit 374 from I-75 N 1 h 44 min (122 mi) Take US-441 N to NE State Rd 24/W University Ave in Gainesville 19 min (12.0 mi)