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1250 W. University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
Nightly Rates: ($97.00 - $198.34)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

Gainesville Hotel Location Directly Across the Street from the University of Florida The Holiday Inn University Center Gainesville 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 sits 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 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. 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. Our hotel shuttle offers complimentary transportation to and from the Airport and within 3 mi radius. And, if you're hosting a meeting while in Gainesville, you can consider our on-site Conference Center which features 4000 plus sq feet of event space. Discover the genuine value of this Holiday Inn Gainesville 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 Florida trip today

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  11:00 AM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  6
Number of rooms:  167
Time zone:  GMT


Piesanos Pints and Pies: Piesanos Pints and Pies, a Gainesville Favorite, features classic Italian dishes and ceramic oven baked pizza, they are ready to provide all of your food and beverage needs. In addition to serving lunch and dinner, their bar features over 40 seasonal rot
Bistro 45 Breakfast Cafe: Enjoy a fresh, hot and cooked to order breakfast daily, in our Bistro 45 Breakfast Cafe. Bistro 45 is located on our 2nd floor of the Holiday Inn and is open daily Monday thru Friday 6am to 10am and Saturday and Sunday 7am to 11am. We offer a variety of b
Piesanos Pints and Pies: Piesanos Pints and Pies has a full service bar including a rotating selection of 40 craft beers on tap as well as full liquor and wine selections. On select nights, guests can enjoy the smooth Jazz Sounds of Johnny Magnusson.


Fitness center on-site
Fitness center off-site
Outdoor pool

Room Info:

Wireless internet connection, Connecting rooms, Stereo
Wireless internet connection, Connecting rooms, Stereo
1 king bed executive nonsmoking: TV
king mobility accessible roll in shower non smoking: TV
1 king bed leisure nonsmoking: TV
standard room nonsmoking: TV
2 queen beds executive nonsmoking: TV

Meeting Facilities:

Chancellor's Boardroom: Our Chancellor's Boardroom is 300 square feet, accommodates 10 comfortably and expands to seat 15. It's equipped with a teleconference line and 55" HD/SMART TV. Located on our 2nd floor to maintain a comfortable, and professional atmosphere.
The University Ballroom: Our University Ballroom is 4176 square ft of space, which can be divided into 3 sections. It's located on the 2nd floor to maintain a quiet, comfortable, & professional atmosphere for your next conference and/or banquet/catering function.
Presidents Room:
Florida Room:
Champions Room:
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Gator Room:

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • Accessible facilities
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Color television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free parking
  • High speed internet connection
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Onsite laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite television
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Transportation services - local area
  • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Car rental desk
  • Computer
  • Dry cleaning
  • Golf
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Late check-out available
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway bed
  • Separate closet
  • Tennis court
  • Travel agency
  • Bathtub
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Cribs
  • Florist
  • Grocery shopping service available
  • Housekeeping - weekly
  • Lounges/bars
  • Non-smoking
  • Parking
  • Room service
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Tour/sightseeing desk
  • Voice mail
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Desk with lamp
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Hairdryer
  • Interior corridors
  • Meeting rooms
  • On-Site parking
  • Private bathroom
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spare electrical outlet available at desk
  • Transportation
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

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Oaks Mall GainesvilleThe oaks mall is an indoor shopping mall with over a 140 retail stores, with department stores including Sears, Macy's, Dillard's, Belk, and J.C. Penney. Its also has many great restauarnts attached for your dining pleasure. Our hotel shuttle will gladly

O'connell Center


Gainesville Regional Airport


Orlando International

Tampa International Airport

Golf within 5 MilesThere are five golf courses and three driving ranges within Gainesville city limits. Our front desk staff are happy to help you find one that suits you.

Silver SpringsSince the 19th century, Silver Springs has been one of Florida s most treasured landscapes. As one of the largest artesian springs ever discovered, the springs natural beauty and vibrant clarity is breath taking. Home to the famous glass bottom boat tours

Florida Museum of Natural HistoryFlorida Museum of Natural History located on the University of Florida campus. Ignite your imagination with fossils and exhibits of prehistoric animals. The Northwest Florida exhibit provides a window into Florida s cultural and historical past as you wal

Harn Museum of ArtFree to the public, the campus Art Museum represents major collections of Asian, African, modern, contemporary art and photography. Outside, the 24-foot Hammering Man greets visitors and once indoors, Rory a 6-foot tall horse made of scrap steel and t

Santa Fe College Teaching ZooThe Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is Gainesville community zoo and the training facility for the Zoo Animal Technology Program. Situated on 10 forested acres, the Zoo allows guests to get up close and personal with some unique animals. There is a multi-st

KANAPAHA BOTANICAL GARDENSOne of Gainesville most popular destinations is a visit to the Kanapaha Botantical Gardens. Seasonal flowers, ferns and palms are just a few of its wonders, but the Children s Garden was easily our favorite with special plants, fish ponds and waterfalls.

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