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Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

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  • Average21%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

As an IHG platinum elite member that uses the members hotels a lot, this is a outdated hotel. Not withstanding the pool, every thing was old and smelly. Great location that's about it. If I could get my points back I wouldMore

Thank Jeffery L
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 21 April 2017

Jeffrey, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are working daily to modernize and renovate our property. Our new breakfast cafe and meeting space will open in a couple of weeks. There is a plan to completely renovate our hotel. Your opinion and patronage...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very old and outdated place. The rooms smell a little, the mattress felt like you were going to roll out of the bed any minute and the amount of light that comes through the door cracks it's very annoying. Breakfast was very poor too.More

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Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 21 April 2017

DonatoInWeston, Thank you for your review and for your constructive criticism. We have recently upgraded our mattresses and are getting very positive feedback on them. We will be addressing the issue with the light coming through the door cracks. I have instructed our Chief Engineer...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

I recently stayed at the Holiday Inn in Gainesville, Florida. The hotel is conveniently located near the University of Florida. There were lots of options for eating out and many of them were in walking distance. The hotel rooms were clean and the beds were...More

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Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 12 April 2017

Miami_Fly_Girl, Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn University Center. I'm very happy to hear that you found our beds "incredibly comfortable". Few days ago we have upgraded our mattresses. I will definitely share your feedback with the...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This hotel is in a great location for walking to shops, eateries, bars, and the UF campus. Everything was clean, the staff was friendly, and they offered complimentary parking and breakfast. Piesano's, the onsite restaurant, was very good with an excellent selection of beers on...More

1  Thank AuLu
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 12 April 2017

AuLu, Thank you very much for taking time out of your schedule to share your feedback about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn University Center. I'm glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us, and that you will "certainly stay here...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

When you visit the University of Florida this is the perfect place to stay. The hotel is located directly across the street from campus and is a short walk to most locations on the UF campus. The hotel rooms are huge and beautify decorated and...More

1  Thank LarryJupiter
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 12 April 2017

Larry, It is a treat to read such kind words about our hotel and our staff. You are absolutely correct, our location is the best in town if you are visiting the UF campus, as well as Shands Hospital, Ben Hill Griffin stadium, and many...More

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Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Banquet Room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$ 142 - US$ 444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 142 - US$ 444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
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hkmf2201
23 March 2018|
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Response from Gene K | Property representative |
At this time, our hotel only accepts service animals.
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Alex D
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
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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"Windows didn't open but good air conditioning"
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"Away from the Street"
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"Close to elevator is louder."
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