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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

I made a reservation at this hotel because it was listed as pet friendly. I reserved a non-smoking room and pre-paid. When we checked in, I mentioned we had a dog and would like to pay the pet fee. I was told that pets were only allowed in smoking rooms only. Lo and behold, I looked at the email confirmation... More 

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2 Thank Jesse R
TammieVaughn, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We apologize that our pet policy caused you issues at our property. Our pet policy is very strict and we are very conscience of making sure that it is posted on all of our booking channels. I am very pleased to hear that you were happy with the front desk... More 

Baltimore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I'm 2 weeks into a 4 week stay. Overall, I'm enjoying my stay. The room is a nice size, the bed is very comfortable. Housekeeping changes sheets everyday. One of the best features of the room is the TV channel selections. They use DirecTV and the channels include HBO and Cinemax. The room is heated and cooled by a wall... More 

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TammieVaughn, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words regarding your stay with us. We are very pleased that you chose us for your extended stay in Gainesville, Florida. We hope that you will stay with us on all of your return trips to the Gainesville, Florida area. More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Needing to use up some of those zillions of IHG points we booked two rooms at this hotel for a two day golf trip we were in Gainesville for. The lobby and such were fine, and I found the room to be clean and comfortable. The beds were comfy. As some previous reviewers noted the TV is not one of... More 

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Thank cwbunger32
TammieVaughn, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words regarding your stay with us. We also want to thank you for your feedback regarding things we can do better. As we are replacing our television sets we are going from the 32" to a 42", so I am glad to hear that you will appreciate that upgrade. We look forward to having you... More 

Lititz, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I was a little taken back when I checked into this hotel last week. By taken back I mean disappointed, and here's why. Good points for the breakfast bar, location (close to I75 and many restaurants), price, and comfort of the bed. Extra points for the channels provided on the TV. Bad points for the size of the TV given... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Dear BVDPA, Thank you for staying with us during your business trip and for writing a candid review. We’re glad that you liked our location, breakfast bar and found our beds to be comfortable. However, I am disappointed to read that issues regarding the cleanliness and some amenities that were below your expectations in your room prevented you from fully... More 

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Reviewed 24 January 2015

I stayed here 2 years ago while biking on the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail. I returned this year to do the same thing and selected the same hotel. Even though it is at busy Interstate off ramp, the trees and greenery make it appear more rural. Although, if you a room on the Interstate side, you will hear traffic. Breafast is excellent... More 

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TammieVaughn, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

We are very happy that your second stay with us was just as good as your first one. We strive to make every stay comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable. We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to leave us feedback. We hope to see you for a third time! More 

Batavia, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on a trip to visit friends. When we first arrived it seamed like the smoking area was in the lobby. We are not bothered by smoke but if you are it could be a problem. Our room was nice and clean. Get a room on parking lot side as highway can be loud. Exercise equipment is ok.... More 

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Thank Riceball1
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Dear Riceball1, Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit at our hotel and for providing us with your valuable feedback. It is very nice to know that you noticed the cleanliness of the room. On the other hand, I apologize that some exercise equipment is not working. Rest assured that your comments will be looked into and take... More 

Jacksonville,Fl
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59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Polite staff . We had a king suite and it was very spacious . Very comfortable weekend at hotel . Breakfast was very good . This hotel is quiet and cozy and price was good ! Very clean and good smelling place !

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This is the second year we have stayed at this facility while traveling to FL for the winter. It is very clean and very convenient location. The express breakfast is as expected for a HIE free breakfast. Traveling we don't eat alot anyway, so it serves its purpose. Several good restaurants nearby. We ate in our room since we emptied... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Stayed over thanksgiving weekend. Was a little concerned due to some of the reviews. Hotel was clean, updated, and comfortable. The beds were very comfortable, the pillows marked soft or firm, and additional amenities refreshed daily. The room was large. The breakfast was small but adequate, with pancakes sausage etc. Will try to stay there again.

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Buford, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We stopped off here recently during a trip to Florida. The hotel really couldn't be more convenient to I-75, literally RIGHT off the highway. Now if you have a room facing the highway, you can probably hear the traffic so if you're a light sleeper you might want to request a parking lot facing room. Lobby was clean, room was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cozy and charming Holiday Inn Express Hotel Gainesville, Florida is centrally located between the Wild Adventures and Walt Disney World theme parks. Just two miles from the University of Florida, home of the Florida Gators. This charming property is conveniently located off Interstate 75 Exit 384. Special in room amenities include free high speed internet, ceiling fans, free local calls, and fresh baked cookies every Monday through Thursday evening. BUSINESS: Nationwide Insurance, Farm Bureau Insurance, Gainesville Regional Airport HOSPITALS: Shands Hospital, Veteran Administration Medical Center, North Florida Regional Medical Center UNIVERSITIES: University of Florida, Santa Fe Community College Local Attractions are Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Museum, Payne s Prairie Reserve, Hippodrome Theatre, Haile Plantation Golf Course, and Gainesville Raceway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW

Address: 3905 SW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32608 (Formerly Baymont Inn)
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $177 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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“Choose a room that fans does not face the freeway”
 of 5 bubbles Balad, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Average for a motel next to a interstate.”
 of 5 bubbles BRUCEG518, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the front side to avoid interstate traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 817elizabethf, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“can be loud if you are on the back side of the hotel (facing the interstate)”
 of 5 bubbles CranioNurse, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I liked the top floor, end of the hall.”
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