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Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3905 SW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32608 (Formerly Baymont Inn)
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Ranked #23 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed on two occasions at this Holiday Inn Express for multi-night business trips. Each time I found the hotel staff friendly, the rooms clean, and beds comfy. I like the convenient location, just off I-75 and right off Archer Road. Less than a mile down Archer Road there are many, many options for meals and shopping. Hope you... More

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Naples, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made the mistake of stopping here during a lay over in travel. As an IHG Rewards Club member, I was disgusted at the condition of the room. Broken toilet seat, bathroom was filthy, dirt and dust all over the fixtures and laps...well just about everything. Slept with the my clothes on. Stayed 6 hours and ran out the door!... More

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Naples, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving for 18 hours, we finally stopped. Can't go wrong with a holiday inn express right? WRONG! Room smelled, comforter was stained with who knows what. Fixtures broken, dirt caked on everything. Didn't even stay for breakfast! We ran out!

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Woodstock, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived tired from a seven hour trip from South Florida in a 16 foot box truck. The desk person was welcoming and pleasant. The room was more that adequate with a king sized bed, refrigerator and coffee maker. The bed was very comfortable as has been the case for most Holiday Inn Express facilities we have stayed in lately.... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made a costly mistake of booking a room at this location. When I cancelled reaervations, I was told that days are required for special event weekends. When booked room, was never made aware of this. In addition, I never heard of any such policy. Since this is a big college town most weekends are special events. Managment is rude,... More

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TammieVaughn, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

When booking your rooms online the system provides you with a cancel by date to avoid penalties. I do apologize that you still feel like we did something wrong, regarding your reservations, when they are booked online the cancel by date shows on your confirmation that you can print or save to your computer for future review. More

Fort Bragg, NC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. It was an ok stay overall. The location is good, close to the university, right off I-75. Our room had a fridge and a microwave, but not all of the rooms do. The breakfast was good, the staff was friendly, and in general the hotel was clean. When staying for 4... More

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Clermont, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It started with the reservation, which took well over 30 minutes to make. Pretty simple- four rooms for three nights, one room for one night. One king bed, four with two doubles. One dog. First it was booked in the wrong month, then booked with no king and apparently in the wrong rooms for a pet. Not their fault despite... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Dear Mark M, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. It is disappointing to hear about your experience at our hotel. I would like to address your concerns in further details and have sent you a private message to obtain more information regarding your stay. Sincerely, Charisse V Case Manager IHGCare More

Delray Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Gainesville, Florida, does not have a lot of choices when it comes to hotels. If you are passing through or in town for the weekend, book this hotel. The hotel is clean; the rooms are clean and appear to be renovated; the hotel feels safe; and the beds are comfortable. The hotel provides an "okay" breakfast with the stay. When... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Upon checking in the clerk made the comment that he saw that we made the reservation through Travelocity. Upon reviewing my credit card statement I also noticed the hotel also charged me for the same night. Maybe a mistake or maybe not. Called the manager and he has said that he corrected it. Wonder if this has happened to other... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Dear terry n, First of all, thank you very much for your recent stay at our hotel. I am so sorry to see you had some issues with your reservation. I have sent you a private message in order to obtain more information about your stay. We hope to hear from you soon and be of further assistance. Kind Regards,... More

Niceville, Florida
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed at this hotel on our way home from Disney World. We were pleased with the property. The room was fine, although there was no mini-fridge in the room and the space for hanging clothes was limited. This would affect a longer stay, but didn't affect our overnight stay. Breakfast was really good compared to others we've had at... More

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Address: 3905 SW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32608 (Formerly Baymont Inn)
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW 2.5*
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Holiday Inn Gainesville
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The cozy and charming Holiday Inn Express Hotel Gainesville, Florida is centrally located between the Wild Adventures and Walt Disney World theme parks. Just two miles from the University of Florida, home of the Florida Gators. This charming property is conveniently located off Interstate 75 Exit 384. Special in room amenities include free high speed internet, ceiling fans, free local calls, and fresh baked cookies every Monday through Thursday evening. BUSINESS: Nationwide Insurance, Farm Bureau Insurance, Gainesville Regional Airport HOSPITALS: Shands Hospital, Veteran Administration Medical Center, North Florida Regional Medical Center UNIVERSITIES: University of Florida, Santa Fe Community College Local Attractions are Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Museum, Payne s Prairie Reserve, Hippodrome Theatre, Haile Plantation Golf Course, and Gainesville Raceway. ... more   less 
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