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    Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5118
    011 91 124 455 1263
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    Reviewed 13 March 2017 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

    3  Thank Paul P
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 20 March 2017

    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 11 March 2017 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 CenterResponded 20 March 2017

    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 7 March 2017 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 CenterResponded 10 March 2017

    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 March 2017 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 CenterResponded 6 March 2017

    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

    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    My best experiences with the Holiday Inn brand have been in either brand new or relatively new properties. If they put more effort into keeping things a bit shinier and freshly painted, and cleaner carpeting, I would stay in a Holiday Inn more often. The...More

    1  Thank holabonjour
    Response from Odyssey L, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 1 March 2017

    Dear "holabonjour," Good evening. Thank you so very much for your recent patronage and subsequent feedback. We're disappointed that we did not fully meet your expectations. Each of your thoughts will be shared and addressed as necessary with my team, including your guest room highlights,...More

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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Laundry Service
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$ 143 - US$ 341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
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    • Number of rooms
    • 167
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    Alex D
    16 July 2016|
    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
    Alex D
    3 July 2016|
    Response from tattersall_12 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, Just read your question. The new rooms are tastefully decorated and more contemporary.
    Alex D
    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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