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Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

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Free Airport Transportation
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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Very old and outdated place.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

1  Thank DonatoInWeston
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 11 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

1  Thank Miami_Fly_Girl
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

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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

Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's been 22 years since I was in Gainsesville, and I wish I stayed here 22 years ago. The hotel was great and clean, and the bed was very comfortable. I came down to coach athletes in a national competition and I am pretty much...More

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

Michael, I'm very happy that you and your group enjoyed your stay at the Holiday Inn University Center. Our staff tries to go above and beyond for our guest, and I'm glad that in your case it was "business as usual". Piesanos Italian restaurant has...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
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$144 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$144 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
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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Alex D
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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"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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