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Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
300 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
300 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, Non Smoking
1 King Bed 1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (LEISURE)
300 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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3-star Gainesville hotel in University Heights, near University of Florida

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center

With a stay at Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center, you'll be centrally located in Gainesville, within a 5-minute drive of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp) and Shands at the University of Florida. This golf hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from University of Florida and 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from Gainesville Raceway.

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. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

Enjoy Italian cuisine at Piesanos Pints and Pies, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Gainesville? This hotel has facilities measuring 4176 square feet (388 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center

1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. 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 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 4176 square feet (388 square meters) include conference space. 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. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Free airport transportation
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop or café
  • 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
  • Golf cart
  • Wedding services
  • Golf clubs (equipment)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Pro shop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center offers 167 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, and hair dryers. This Gainesville hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Microwave
  • Linens provided
  • Free local calls
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Video-game console
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Pay movies
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Restaurant dining guide

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Piesanos Pints and Pies - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Bistro 45 Breakfast Cafe - This café serves breakfast only. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

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.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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. Long-term renters welcome. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Long-term renters welcome. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation.

Only service animals are allowed

Long-term renters welcome

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay free - 3

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 7.95 and USD 13.95 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • 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 Names

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

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.

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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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