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Get an overview of this hotel3-star Gainesville hotel in University Heights, near University of Florida

Popular highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Business center

With a stay at Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center, you'll be centrally located in Gainesville, within a 5-minute drive of University of Florida and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp).

This hotel is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Florida Museum of Natural History and 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while video-game consoles and cable programming provide entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Piesanos Pints and Pies, a restaurant which specializes in Italian cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center and limo/town car service. This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a vending machine, and multilingual staff. Guests can use the health club at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center is a smoke-free property.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 388 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4176 
  • Ballroom 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Vending machine 
  • Total number of rooms - 167 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Piesanos Pints and Pies - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 10.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center
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  • Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center Hotel
  • Holiday Inn University Center Hotel
  • Holiday Inn University Center
  • Gainesville Holiday Inn

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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