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Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

1250 W University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
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    All reviews the holiday inn rooftop pool breakfast hostess a free shuttle service location is great the staff was great hotel is located bagels hotel rooms fresh fruit pleasant stay michele university hospital graduation game surgery convenience
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Clean bright lobby. Very friendly front desk staff. Check-in was a breeze, room ready a bit early, which is a nice treat on a very busy weekend. Room was clean, spacious, and a very comfy bed. Bathrooms on the small side but what can you...More

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    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    Ken, Thank you very much for taking time out of your schedule to share your feedback with us and other travelers. Your kind words about our staff are greatly appreciated and will be shared with everyone. You are absolutely correct, Tony is a "fabulous gentleman"...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    After reading previous reviews on this property, I have to concur with some of the reviewers in the aspects of small unimpressive room size (yet it was clean), noisy air conditioning unit, and ambient noise from the hallway and adjoining rooms. But overall I want...More

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    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    Paul, It was a pleasure reading and sharing your review with our staff, especially with Tony. I'm very sorry to hear about your uncle and about all the problems that made this experience even more difficult. I'm glad that your son's service to our country...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice staff and ideal location if you are visiting the U of Florida. The rooms are very basic and, in my opinion, equal to a budget hotel. Would I stay here again...Probably not. But only because I prefer a more mid range hotel experience. There...More

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    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    Jupiterman3000, Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. Your positive comments about our staff, location, and Piesano's restaurant are greatly appreciated. Respectfully, I would disagree with your characteristic of our rooms as "budget". Our rooms are very spacious with all the amenities and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    If you like warm chocolate chip cookies & coffee in the lobby 24 hours a day, fluffy pillows, comfortable mattresses, fresh Keurig coffee in your room, a rooftop pool, complementary breakfast buffet, and a first floor restaurant with fresh wood fired pizzas, decadent warm rolls,...More

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    Response from Odyssey L, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    Dear "Laura P," Greetings! Thank you so very much for your recent patronage and subsequent feedback. It was absolutely our pleasure having you as our guest. With all due respect, it sounds as if you're somewhat of a "foodie!" Your commentary regarding your overall visit...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Overall, the place is clean. The breakfast area us well stock and organized. They offer waffles, toast, pastry,ceral, yogurt, etc. They have some eggs, sausage and bacon, but it was a bit unappealing looking. But at least they offer it for free. My only issue...More

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    Response from Odyssey L, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    Dear "Valerie A," Good day! Thank you so very much for your recent patronage and subsequent feedback. We're a little disappointed that we did not fully meet your expectations, particularly our breakfast offering, as well as the control of sound in the guest corridors. Oftentimes,...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    Piesano's Stone Fired Pizza
    65 reviews
    .00 km away
    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
    34 reviews
    .19 km away
    Leonardo's Pizza by the Slice
    75 reviews
    .06 km away
    Karma Cream
    31 reviews
    .27 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    University of Florida
    257 reviews
    1.04 km away
    Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
    196 reviews
    1.07 km away
    Stephen C. O'Connell Center
    36 reviews
    1.27 km away
    Visit Gainesville
    13 reviews
    1.39 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Alex D
    Mr. Leach what is the name of your italian restaurant.
    16 July 2016|
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    Response from Gene K | Property representative |
    Good evening. The name of our Italian themed restaurant is Piesanos Pints n' Pies. They have two other locations in the city and well respected by many. Thank you for your interest. Hopefully you'll join us... More
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    Alex D
    what do your new rooms look like?
    3 July 2016|
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    Response from tattersall_12 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, Just read your question. The new rooms are tastefully decorated and more contemporary.
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    Alex D
    What do your new accomidations look like?
    30 May 2016|
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    Response from Gene K | Property representative |
    We have a beautiful six story property with a rooftop pool and wonderful Italian themed restaurant. Feel free to view our hotel at theuniversityhotelcom Thank you for your inquiry.
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    Room Tips
    "Pool view is quite nice"
    Ken R, 12 days agoRead review
    "steer clear of the elevators"
    holabonjour, 27 days agoRead review
    "Looks like there might be renovations going on, so maybe ask if there are any recently renovated rooms?"
    jessica j, 1 month agoRead review
    "Do not book at this hotel. Go to a Hilton."
    Anthony J, 1 month agoRead review
    "I paid the higher room rate and got noisy room with smelly bathroom, dirty carpets and defective plumbing."
    LMartos M, 1 month agoRead review
    "Free transport to the airport and to places close by."
    Bubblejetty, 2 months agoRead review
    "Request a room with a campus-side view. The view from other side of the hotel is not as pleasant."
    Ashley B, 3 months agoRead review
    "Lots of local construction. the higher the better."
    Donald P, 4 months agoRead review
    "Stayed far away from the elevator and had a great view of UF"
    Scott W, 4 months agoRead review
    "Try to have no neighbor"
    Andre042, 5 months agoRead review
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