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Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW

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Jacksonville, Florida
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134 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an unfortunate visit. My husband is a Holiday Inn Platinum elite member from all of his travels with work. He has an existing profile set up with all of his preferences and would have never chosen smoking as a preference. We had to stay in this property in order to visit our daughter that weekend, as most other... More 

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Naples, Florida
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had two nights booked at a "suite" hotel just on the other side of I-75. When I found I needed two additional nights and that hotel was sold out, I had to find something else - preferably at a reasonable price. I had a pre-conceived notion that the HI Express would be "slumming it" so I made the reservation... More 

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TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed review of our hotel. We are glad to hear that enjoyed your stay and were able to benefit from the rates and amenities that we provide. We will be going through a remodel in the next six months and hope that you will stay with us again. Patrick Duggan Director of Sales More 

Tampa, Florida
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43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff is very friendly, room appears super clean but don't look under the shower mat(I almost lost it) the bed was horrible. Thick mattress cover that slid all over made wrinkles and uncomfortable night. Pillows with cases that label them firm and soft is a great idea.... if they are put on the correct pillows. Our were not :(

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TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express. We apologize about the issues that you encountered during your stay. I will make sure to speak to house keeping to make sure that they are putting the correct pillows in the correct pillow cases. We will be starting renovations to modernize the hotel within the next six months... More 

Hartland, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel staff was very friendly. The room was clean and comfortable. I stayed two nights while visiting my son at UF. The location is good with lots of restaurants and shopping near by. The cleaning staff was very friendly when I asked for extra towels. The breakfast was ok, but not many choices for warm products.

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Thank Sherry B
TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay while moving in your son. We hope he does well at UF and hope that we see you again when you come to visit him. Patrick Duggan Director of Sales More 

Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always the best most comfortable beds ever, room was super clean and perfect. We were only in town for the night but we have stayed there many times in the past and have never been let down. Best hotel in Gainesville hands down. Didn't do breaksfast this am due to over sleeping but I'm sure it was amazing as... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words, we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sunrise, Florida, USA
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were only passing through for one night but this hotel had all the needs for our family of 4. Spacious room, comfy beds and assorted pillows (soft and firm). Within 15 mins to city with lots of restaurants choices. Grocery and pharmacy also available nearby. Breakfast at all Holiday Inn Express locations have scrambled eggs, sausage patty, danishes, bagels,... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words. We are pleased that your family had a great stay with us. We hope that you will stay with us in future when you are in Gainesville. Safe travels to your family. More 

Florida
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59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location is clean, but the rooms seem a bit worn and dated. Also, upon entering the hotel, it is very dark as are the rest of the hallways and areas. I would stay here again, but it is very average. I will say, I don't think I would stay more than a couple of days, rooms aren't that comfortable.

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

We apologize that your stay was not as you wished. We are getting ready to do a renovation to spruce things up. We hope that in the future you will give us another try and we will do our best to make it a perfect stay. More 

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

One of the worst experiences of my life! The lobby smells of old cigarettes, who still provides smoking rooms in 2016?? The decor is extremely outdated. The room smelled of mold and was extremely dusty. The bed and bathroom reeked of urine!!! I literally gagged while taking my son to the restroom. Would rather sleep in my car than stay... More 

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TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Our pet policy states that pets are required to stay in smoking rooms only, we have many patrons that enjoy our smoking rooms. We do try t cater to all of our guests needs. We will be undergoing a renovation/update in the next 6 months and... More 

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Alexander City, Alabama
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a pet friendly hotel on I-75 on a 9+ hour trip to Bonita Springs, FL. We found this place. Nice room and very quiet location! Be advised, pet friendly rooms are ONLY in smoking rooms. I looked at two or three rooms before staying. Yes, there is a slight smell of smoke, but really not bad. The rooms... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our pet friendly rooms and that you were well rested for the last leg of your trip! We hope to see you the next time you are in the area! Patrick Duggan Assistant General Manager More 

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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

From the moment I checked in, the experience was exceptional. The icening on the cake was that I wasn't even unpacked and the front desk was contacting me to see if ther was anything that I might need. ( amazing!) The place is current, they have all one needs to be accommodated and relaxed. The breakfast was better than I... More 

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

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your loyalty! Thank you for the compliments and we hope to see you again the next time you are in the area! Patrick Duggan Assistant General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW

Address: 3905 SW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2217 (Formerly Baymont Inn)
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $132 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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