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    Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5118
    +1 877-859-5095
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
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    • Average21%
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    1 - 5 of 379 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We chose to stay here because we were visiting a family member that was having surgery at Shands. Great location as far as proximity to Shands. Staff is nice. Hotel is somewhat dated (very small bathroom!) but clean. Will definitely consider staying here again!

    1  Thank Christina H
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Christina, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel for your lodging needs, and for taking time to share your experience. Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated and we are looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Gene K General Manager

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    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    Two nights. Love the pool! Great location. Marjory was wonderfully helpful. We had an extra guest with us so the room would have been crowded, but we got upgraded to a larger room for free. Thank you. Didn't like the $15 upcharge for a rollaway...More

    2  Thank SuncoastTravelers
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 10 August 2017

    Love your review! Short and to the point. Thank you for mentioning how awesome Marjory is. I will make sure our team reads your feedback. We appreciate your business and hope you come back and stay with us soon. Kind regards, Gene K General Manager

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    My check-in was fast & friendly. My room was nicer than I expected just based on the age of the property & layers of paint on my door prior to initial entry. The AC worked like a champ on this October day in the 80’s....More

    1  Thank GRofVA
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 3 days ago

    Dear DRofVA, Thank you very much for being our guest and for providing such detailed feedback. It is great to hear that overall you had a very pleasant experience at the Holiday Inn University Center. I'm sorry one of our elevators was down during your...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Fabulous location. Directly across from UF campus. Next to The Standard. In front of Publix and Starbucks. Walk to bars and restaurants. But hotel needs updating. Wallpaper near elevator in lobby is very dirty looking. Rug in workout room is gross. Generally looks older and...More

    1  Thank AtlantisOrBust
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 3 days ago

    Dear AtlantisOrBust, Thank you for your business and for sharing your experience about your recent visit to the Holiday Inn University Center. Just a quick update....We have already ordered new furniture for the lobby, and we'll be renovating it completely, including walls and carpeting, withing...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Room was fine and Inhad no problems with it. The fridge in the room worked great. However, having only one of the two elevators working was a bummer. Many guests were complaining about it. Even more than the fire alarm at 2am.More

    1  Thank kimg8rluvr
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Kimg8rluvr, Thank you for taking time out of your schedule to write this review. I'm very happy to hear that overall, you enjoyed your stay and experienced no issues, other then "having only one of the two elevators working". I'm sorry about that. We...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$134 - US$575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 167
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    Alex D
    15 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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    2 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
    29 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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    "Fix broken elevator. Big bummer on football game weekend."
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    "Second floor--Breakfast cafe; Third floor--Pool deck & workout room"
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    "I personally did not have any experiences with noise."
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    "Book with breakfast, very affordable"
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