We recently made reservations by telephone to stay here over the weekend for our grand-daughter's 2 graduations. Our mom, here witnessing the third generation of her Gator grad progeny, was with us with a wheelchair and walker.
Our 2 rooms were okay, but we would have appreciated some sort of grab rail or handhold in the bathtub.
Kimberley , the manager, and Linda Bantle at the Front Desk, arranged everything exactly as we had requested, and were particularly gracious and helpful, as was everyone else on staff.
We really appreciated the shuttle service, which helped us get to and from the O'Connell Center for both graduations without having to worry about parking.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn University Center is surrounded on all sides by the University of Florida, local shops & boutiques, restaurants, in 'the Heart of Gainesville.' This 6 story 'almost on campus' city landmark offers a roof-top swimming pool surrounded by 14,000 sq. Ft. Of 'sunning' space. The fitness room is located adjacent to the pool on the third floor. Complimentary transportation is provided to the airport and local hospitals daily from 7am-11pm. Free High-speed Wireless Internet service, In-room movies, are available in all rooms. The hotel offers an open and spacious lobby with open business center. The hotel has also recently completed the Holiday Inn Relaunch and features luxury linens, fresh pillow selection, and new signage. Piesanos, an exciting new Italian themed restaurant, is open 7 days a week serving lunch and dinner. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Gainesville University Hotel Gainesville
- Gainesville Holiday Inn