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Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr

Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr

1250 W. University Ave


Gainesville, Florida


United States 

Check In: 3PM

Check Out: 11AM

Check-in Age: 18

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Gainesville-University Ctr 1250 W. University Ave

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Gainesville Hotel across from The University of Florida

Gainesville Hotel Location Directly Across the Street from the University of Florida


The Holiday Inn Gainesville – University Ctr. 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, Gainesville Regional Airport and is directly across the street from The University of Florida and its athletic facilities. Hotel guests visiting Gainesville for Gators sporting events are happy to find Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (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.

The hotel's corporate guests also find the hotel well suited for business. Free Wi-Fi access is offered throughout the facility. If you're hosting a meeting while in Gainesville, our on-site Conference Center features over 4000 sq. ft. of event and banquet space.

Discover the value of this Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr hotel. Take time to unwind in our 4,000 sq-ft rooftop pool deck- Gainesville's Only, or work out according to your schedule in the 24-hour Fitness Center. Book your Gainesville, FL trip today.

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Kids Stay and Eat Free

Kids ages 18 and under stay for free when sharing their parents’ room.  Up to 2 kids ages 11 and under eat free per adult ordering from the main menu in any Holiday Inn® on-site restaurant.

*View Terms & Conditions for Details.

Region Kids Stay Free Kids Eat Free
United States, Canada, Central America, South America, Mexico, Caribbean 18 and Under 11 and Under
Free High-Speed Internet

Free High-Speed Internet

Standard Wireless Internet service is included for all guests.

Shuttle/ Parking

Shuttle/ Parking

  • 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 arrangements.
Pet Policy

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed
  • Service Animals Allowed
  • Pets Walking Area Available
  • Pet Deposit per Stay: 50 USD
  • 50 dollar non refundable fee per visit. No more than 2 pets per room. No pets over 80 lbs. Guest is responsible for any damages caused by pet. Pets can not be left unattended while on property. Contact hotel for more details.
Languages Spoken by Staff

Languages Spoken by Staff

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Credit Cards

    Credit Cards

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


    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 6
    • Total Number of Rooms: 167
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 167
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 8
    • Connecting Rooms Available


      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Exercise Facility
    • Business Center
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 5

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Meeting Room
    • Exercise Facility

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self-Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms

    Make it a more enjoyable trip

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    Pet Friendly
    Meeting Space
    Location to your favorites
    Rooftop pool
    Pet Friendly
    Traveling with a furry friend? Pets are always welcome; please inquire about our daily pet rate.
    Meeting Space
    From business meetings, to weddings and family reunions, being together matters. With 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, we make sure events of all sizes and types are a success.
    Enjoy complimentary parking on us for your convenience.
    Location to your favorites
    Not only are we steps away from University of FL and UF Health, you can find several other familiar favorites as well. Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Target and Publix offer opportunities to get some fresh air, feel safe with the familiar and ability to indulge in a snack or pickup an item you might need.
    Rooftop pool
    Enjoy the view of University of Florida while relaxing on our rooftop deck and pool. This entire space has been recently renovated. The views and serenity are incredible. Make sure you take a stroll up to the roof and enjoy both!

    Real Opinions from Real Guests

    Green Engage
    Green Engage
    You can be assured that when you stay at an IHG Green Engage Hotel, you are participating in an advanced, world-wide sustainability effort. We understand that it is important for you to have an active role in protecting our environment and that’s why we’ve made it easier for you to choose a hotel that matches your sustainable values.
    Packages and Specials

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr

    • Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr for hotel guests.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr has an outdoor pool.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr is from 3PM, and check-out time is 11AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr has 2 restaurants. Piesanos Pints and Pies,Bistro 45 Breakfast Cafe.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr has 167 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr. There is a pet deposit per stay of 50 USD. Our Pet Policy: 50 dollar non refundable fee per visit. No more than 2 pets per room. No pets over 80 lbs. Guest is responsible for any damages caused by pet. Pets can not be left unattended while on property. Contact hotel for more details. .