Heart of Gainesville
Your stay at this University Heights hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of University of Florida and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp). Shands at the University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital are also within 2 miles (3 km).
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 4 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and perks like free self parking.
Free Internet, refrigerators
Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 167 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include room service, rainfall showerheads, and coffee/tea makers.
Apr 5, 2021 by Alex R. - Front Office Manager
Hello Recent Guest, Thank you for being our guest, and for taking the time out of your day to provide some feedback about our location.
Feb 25, 2020 by Alex R. - Front Office Manager
Hello Murrel, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. With that said we are sorry you were not able to enjoy your stay at the Holiday Inn University due to multiple issues. Please know that management is aware of your concerns and they will be addressed appropriately.
Jan 8, 2020 by Alex R. - Front Office Manager
Dear SV, Thank you for your candid review - Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We sincerely apologize for not meeting your expectations of the Holiday Inn brand and for your experience. We hope that you may consider staying with us again once our ongoing renovations are done and your concerns have been addressed, as we would love the opportunity to show you what our property really has to offer.
Dec 5, 2019 by Tony S. - Director of Sales & Marketing
Dear Sir! We sincerely apologize about your recent experience. We are very sorry that you did not receive the information that were under renovation! However, I am more concerned that your wife was unable to get around. We want to make this right and if you are available I welcome the chance to listen and learn more about your stay! We truly do wish to make this right! You are more than welcome the contact me directly at the hotel. Again, we appreciate your feedback and staying with us!
Jul 22, 2019 by Tony S. - Director of Sales
Thank you so much for your review! We truly appreciate your kind comments about our team and staff. Thank you so very much for the wonderful rating you gave us! We know you have a choice when you stay in a hotel and we thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Holiday in University Center-Gainesville and we sincerely look forward to taking care of you when you return, as we have some exciting new changes coming to our hotel!.
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center, an IHG Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 4176 square feet (388 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, a vending machine, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center, an IHG Hotel. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. Self parking is free. This 3-star Gainesville hotel is smoke free.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking
Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center, an IHG Hotel offers 167 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.
For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
Piesanos Pints and Pies - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.
Bistro 45 Breakfast Cafe - This café serves breakfast only. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Special check-in instructions:
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Long-term renters welcome. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.