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Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Gainesville Holiday Inn University Center is a great property, very conveniently located to UF, Shands, and the airport. They have free shuttle service. It is an older property, and the rooms show their age including with small bathrooms, but the staff more than make...More

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Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We have visited the University Center- Gainesville for many decades - long before it was a Holiday Inn and the service, amenities and overall satisfaction we received from their excellent team has never been better! As everyone knows, the location to the University of Florida...More

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Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded October 12, 2017

Dear John and Mary, It is so wonderful to read about your positive experience during your latest visit. It is always special to hear such compliments, it is even more special that they come from people who have been visiting Holiday Inn University Center for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice to have several restaurants and stores within walking distance as well as shuttle to and from airport and hospital. All staff were super nice both in the hotel and on the phone. The new breakfast bistro was easy as well.More

Thank Cfelover
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 3 days ago

Dear Cfelover, Your 5-star review and your patronage of our hotel are greatly appreciated. Thank you for recognizing our staff for the wonderful job they do taking care of our customers. Please come back and see us next time you are in Gainesville. Warm Regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Gainesville to bring my friend to be with her dad during his kidney transplant. Since we were there to go to Shands they gave us a special rate. Right before we got there I started coming down with a stomach virus. By...More

Thank Stephanie W
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 6 days ago

Stephanie, Thank you very much for taking time out of your schedule to share your experience with everyone. I hope your friend's father is getting better after his kidney transplant operation. It is great to hear that our team took good care of you and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Hotel for just one night and the service was very good. I have particularly appreciated the shuttle service to the airport and to places nearby the hotel. The room was in excellent conditions and cleaned. All staff has been very friendly...More

Thank agabrio44
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 1 week ago

Dear Agabrio44, Thank you for providing this feedback and for being our guest. It is great to hear that our staff was "very friendly and at your disposal". We hope to see you back soon. Kind Regards, Gene K General Manager

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#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
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$143 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
Room types
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Alex D
July 15, 2016|
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Good evening. The name of our Italian themed restaurant is Piesanos Pints n' Pies. They have two other locations in the city and well respected by many. Thank you for your interest. Hopefully you'll join us... More
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July 2, 2016|
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Hello, Just read your question. The new rooms are tastefully decorated and more contemporary.
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Alex D
May 29, 2016|
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We have a beautiful six story property with a rooftop pool and wonderful Italian themed restaurant. Feel free to view our hotel at theuniversityhotelcom Thank you for your inquiry.
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