Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center an IHG Hotel

1250 West University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601, US
7.8 Rating | 3-Star Hotel |
Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center an IHG Hotel welcomes pets at their pet friendly accommodation. The pet fee is $50 per pet, per stay.

About This Property

Located only 361 feet from the University of Florida and the Innovation District, this Gainesville hotel features a rooftop pool with a surrounding sun terrace. Complimentary inroom WiFi access is provided. A cable TV with premium channels and a desk are featured in each Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center room. Coffee-making facilities, a microwave, and a small refrigerator are also included. A business center, room service, and a 24-hour front desk are provided for guests' convenience. An on-site fitness center is available complimentary, and the Gainesville hotel also offers guests access to a nearby fitness facility for a surcharge. Located on site, Piesanos Pints and Pies serves Italian cuisines, including stone-fire pizzas. Guests can also enjoy a rotating offering of 40 craft beers. The Florida Museum of Natural History is 0.9 mi from the Holiday Inn hotel, while Hippodrome State Theater is 1 mi away. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is a 3 minutes' drive from the property.

Check in / Check out

Check in time: 4:00PM
Check out time: 11:00AM

Features and Amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • ATM or cash withdraw on site
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bar
  • Car rental available
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Convenience Store
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Daily disinfection
  • Desk/workspace in all rooms
  • Doorman
  • Elevator
  • English
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Facilities for disabled guests available
  • First aid kit available
  • Fitness center
  • Food delivery
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free face masks
  • French
  • Gift/souvenir Shop
  • Golf Course
  • Grocery delivery
  • Hair dryer
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hygiene certification
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Ironing amenities
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage & lockers
  • Microwave
  • Non-smoking property
  • On-site parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Physical/social distancing guidelines
  • Protective screen or physical barriers in appropriate areas
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Separate shower/bathtub
  • Shops on site
  • Spanish
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • TV & Movies/Shows
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
  • Tennis court & equipment
  • Tour services
  • Video game console
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • blackout curtains
  • indoor pool
  • outdoor pool
  • smoking allowed
  • taxi service
  • telephone
  • vending machine

Recent Reviews

Verified Hotel Guest Traveling as Couple August 6, 2021
Positives: Front desk gentleman was so pleasant!
Negatives: Needs updating
Verified Hotel Guest Group Traveler August 6, 2021
Positives: The location - it was in the heart of Gainesville. The front desk receptionist was really sweet and cordial
Negatives: It was not clean enough and it had a mildew/moist/humid smell that is very particular to old hotel and it made the whole room and hallways smell funky
John Business Traveler July 24, 2021
Positives: Location.
Negatives: Needs to be updated, very worn.
Verified Hotel Guest July 11, 2021
Positives: Perfect location for visiting UF. Great restaurant. Comfortable beds, nice linens.
Lyndon June 15, 2021
Positives: nothing
Negatives: Location and bathroom tub and sink were clogged that means the cleaning department was not on top of their game
Jennifer Solo Traveler May 31, 2021
Positives: Location
Verified Hotel Guest Solo Traveler April 20, 2021
Positives: Staff was very accommodating, fixed my 2 minor issues promptly and gave me late checkout.
Melissa Business Traveler April 12, 2021
Positives: The desk associate was professional and accommodating. Great job!
Negatives: Lots of noise in the hallway all night long. The price was a but high for some reason. Maybe peak time... who knows. I travel 4-5 days a week and felt the price was way too high.
Robert Traveling as Couple March 30, 2021
Negatives: PARKING or lack of- was crazy full when we checked in and location of elevator
Verified Hotel Guest Family with Young Children December 29, 2020
Positives: Location, location, location!
Negatives: The room was a little smaller than anticipated.
Verified Hotel Guest December 1, 2020
Positives: Location
John Family with Young Children November 17, 2020
Positives: Location! Location! Location!
Negatives: Room wasn't what we booked...In addition, Breakfast was part of our package and we did not get breakfast because of Covid. If that's the case-stop using breakfast as a selling point in advertisements...and on another note, hotel is a little dated...
Verified Hotel Guest Traveling as Couple September 30, 2020
Positives: The room was clean. Read alot of reviews and wished I could  have cancelled but it was way better than the reviews. The  bathroom was clean, not corners caked with dirt. No hairs imy my bed or sink, shower was crew was and Great j
Negatives: Restaurants open for full capicity but they have yet to open the bistro for a good breakfast. They did use it for a birthday party so why not feed us 😅 saw complaints about homeless people, Gainsville has homeless on every st corner.they
Verified Hotel Guest Traveling as Couple September 23, 2020
Positives: Everything
Negatives: Nothing
Verified Hotel Guest Business Traveler August 18, 2020
Positives: Clean and comfortable beds
Negatives: Outdated Bathroom was tinged yellow Sink didn’t drain
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