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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

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1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32607
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lehigh Acres, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I stay here every time I visit my UF students. It is close to campus, which means I don't have to fight the traffic to get to the school. My daughter loves to stay with me at the hotel. The beds are comfy and she loves a great breakfast before going to class.

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Theresa M, Thank you for the great comments about your stay. We are pretty lucky that we are off the main road and on campus. Let your daughter know we are here all the time if she needs a good home cooked breakfast we will take care of her. Thank you again and look forward to seeing you again... More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I attended an event for an organization, and the server was awesome! Her name was Natasha.. she was so warm, welcoming, and accommodating. She made our visit a pleasure! We will be requesting her again for our next event. The food and atmosphere was awesome! - Tracie C.

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Tracie C, Thank you for the great comments about Natasha. She is a very welcomed addition to the staff and I will share your comments with her. Just let us know when you will be back, I am sure Natasha will be looking forward to working with you again soon. Warm Regards, Tom MacDonald More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have stayed here four times in the last 6 months, and highly recommend it! This hotel far exceeded all my expectations, from the courteous, accommodating front desk staff, to the friendly, congenial wait-staff in the restaurant and lounge. Even the bell-hops, and housekeeping staff couldn't be any nicer!!! The beds are like clouds, the pillows are so fluffy, and... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Dianne T, Thank you for the wonderful comments about your stay with us. I will make sure that all the staff is aware of your comments. Just also to let you know all the items in the guest room can be purchased for home also. Again thank you, and if you need further information please let me know by... More 

Seattle, Washington
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124 reviews 124 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Quick 2 night business trip to Gainesville. This was the only hotel recommended by my local contact. Very quiet and well situated for all activities. Well staffed and orderly. Food service was good and the room was well furnished and nice... until the moment I was getting ready for bed. I was preparing for sleep and was going to brush... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Darkswede218, I am sorry about your recent experience during your stay. I have personally addressed the situation from your comments I am sorry that I did not get the information before and address it with you when you were here. Again thank you for the feedback and if your travels bring you back please let me know. Warm Regards,... More 

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had an untimely stop in Gainesville FL over this past weekend and needed accommodations. We stopped at two other locations and was directed to Hilton U. A bit apprehensive based on it's name, thinking it's spring break, Final 4 basketball games & students everywhere. We found this property very likeable. The staff was training a new person so being... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Ht4jp, Thank you for the feedback from your recent stay, and thank you for understanding about training of our new staff. Even being on campus our guests are very professional and considerate of other guests. Once again thank you for the great comments and when your travels bring you back please let us know. Warm Regards, Tom MacDonald More 

Florida, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

For the last three years I have been staying in Hilton Hotels. But my last experience was just a week ago. The hotel was beautiful, decor lovely. The only thing I was very disappointed about was the making of the beds, we were here for four nights and they never made the beds or change the linens on the third... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Anthony G, Thank you for the feedback from your stay. I have shared your comments with our staff and the situation has been corrected, and I am sorry that it had happened to you. Policy is that we make them daily. Once again thank you for the feedback as we do very much appreciate it and if your travels... More 

Long Beach, California, United States
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
47 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This Hilton property became an oasis for me after a long, difficult business trip. Situated close to I-75 and to Gainesville's city center, the high-rise full-service hotel has amenities that allow the traveler to stay within its boundaries, including the full-service restaurant and bar. My room was beautiful, clean, quiet and extremely well appointed; staff is extraordinarily hospitable; grounds are... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Anne P, Thank you for the wonderful review of your recent stay with us. All of the associates are very proud to work here at the Hilton University of Florida Hotel & Conference Center, and we could not do without them. Anne P, thank you again for the wonderful feedback and if your travels bring you to Gainesville again... More 

Red Bluff, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Went to bar several times to eat while I stayed here for a few days .. I walked in and Megan greeted us .. She was very professional and had a great attitude .. All of our meals and drinks came out very fast and it was great food ..she always kept our drinks filled and checked on us ..... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Topfuelwrench, Thank you for the great feedback about your recent experience. We truly appreciate the comments about Megan, she has just started with us and it is great to get feedback about our associates. Thank you again, and let us know when your travels bring you back. Warm Regards, Tom MacDonald More 

Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed in your hotel on 3/11/14. After dinner, we decided to have a nightcap and found Shaun and Megan. My job has taken me and my wife to many places which includes Australia, Indonesia, Thailand to mention a few. Never have we experienced the fun service these two professionals exibited tonight. Everyone in the lounge was... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear Ikdaigle, Thank you for the great comments about the staff at our bar. We truly appreciate hearing about our staff and the impact they have on our guests. Both Megan and Shaun are new to the team and it is great to hear about the service they provided. Again thank you and if your travels bring you back please... More 

Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Service was excellent in general and Internet was fast. Breakfast buffet with good variety (not included, of course). The room did not have a fridge, which is a minus for a Florida hotel. Somehow only 1/4 coffee bags in the room was regular, and after the 1st night that single one that I drank was replaced by another decaf (really... More 

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tom m, Manager at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear LaPalomaBlanca, Thank you for the feedback from your stay with us. I am sorry about the coffee that has been addressed. Trust me I know that I need by caffeine in the am, so I know. If your travels bring you back to Gainesville please let us know. Thank you again for the feedback. Warm Regards, Tom MacDonald More 

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