We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
8/27/2017 8/28/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

    1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5118
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    8/27/2017 8/28/2017
    $123
    $123
    $123
    Traveler (57)
    Room & Suite (23)
    Dining (5)
    DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville
    223 reviews
    #6 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown
    755 reviews
    #5 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    SpringHill Suites Gainesville
    583 reviews
    #2 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville
    855 reviews
    #3 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good24%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible8%
    Travelers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center
    Special Offer: Book Direct and Save
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville
    223 reviews
    #6 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown
    755 reviews
    #5 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    SpringHill Suites Gainesville
    583 reviews
    #2 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville
    855 reviews
    #3 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Rooms
    Aug 27Aug 28
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from $123.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Gainesville hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "425dbe93a15448a98d937adfa451206c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":86702,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[34395784],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":123,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"425dbe93a15448a98d937adfa451206c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":123,"lowestMetaPrice":123,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":123,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":123,"lowestMetaPrice":123,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":123,"hotelName":"Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQyNWRiZTkzYTE1NDQ4YTk4ZDkzN2FkZmE0NTEyMDZjIiwiQUlLIjoiYTJiOGIyZjljNDEzNGQ0MjlkMDE5Zjg0MzE0NGRlMDUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/27/2017", "checkOut": "08/28/2017", "lowestPrice": "$123", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78850067":"OrbitzEWS","79402490":"CheapTicketsEWS","53896757":"TravelocityEWS","34395784":"BookingCom","109210888":"HotelsCom2IB","34360230":"Hotwire","32684511":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (350)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 346 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The Breakfasts food was good, sever was nice courteous and polite. The Kitchen was not ao good on the other and hand, food to slow to come out of the kitchen . Room service would be a nine addition to have a lunch or light...More

    1  Thank Room527
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for this feedback and for being our guest. I'm sorry to hear that your dinner service was not as expedient as breakfast. Currently we have room service for the breakfast only. However, within the next couple of weeks, we will begin providing dinner...More

    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed July 3, 2017

    It's been a couple of years since I stayed here and it's the same amazing service! We stayed only one night and the bed gave us the perfect nights sleep. Our check in was quick and there was plenty of parking. Our room was clean...More

    3  Thank tattersall_12
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded July 5, 2017

    It is great that you enjoyed your stay at the Holiday Inn University Center again. Thank you for commenting on our beds. Recently, we have replaced all of our mattresses, and are getting great feedback. Your positive words about our staff will be shared with...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room was very clean and beautiful. Had more than enough supplies such as towels ice bucket cups and a coffee maker. Microwave and fridge. Flat screen tv. Very clean and beautiful. Staff was very friendly and polite and helpful. Italian restaurant was fabulous. Pool...More

    1  Thank marylbell4
    Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 5 days ago

    Mary, Such detailed and complimentary review is greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking time out of your schedule to write it. I'm certain it would be very helpful to people looking for lodging in Gainesville. It is great to hear that you and your family...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My grandson and I stayed here for a few days while the AC in our apartment was being fixed. Everyone was very nice and they even let my grandson eat breakfast for free. The room was OK....everything we needed and most importantly - it was...More

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

    Sven, Thank you for your feedback. It is great to hear that you and your grandson had an enjoyable stay with us. I'm happy to hear that the AC in your apartment was fixed just in time. Thank you for being our guests. Please come...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Two nights. Love the pool! Great location. Marjory was wonderfully helpful. We had an extra guest with us so the room would have been crowded, but we got upgraded to a larger room for free. Thank you. Didn't like the $15 upcharge for a rollaway...More

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

    Love your review! Short and to the point. Thank you for mentioning how awesome Marjory is. I will make sure our team reads your feedback. We appreciate your business and hope you come back and stay with us soon. Kind regards, Gene K General Manager

    DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville
    223 reviews
    #6 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown
    755 reviews
    #5 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    SpringHill Suites Gainesville
    583 reviews
    #2 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville
    855 reviews
    #3 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersSilver level
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $138 - $422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 167
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, IHG, Orbitz, Expedia, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Agoda, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Gainesville
    • Also Known As
    • Holiday Inn Gainesville University Hotel Gainesville ,
    • Gainesville Holiday Inn
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (57)
    Room & Suite (23)
    Dining (5)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (61)
    Bathroom (10)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    SpringHill Suites Gainesville
    583 reviews
    3.66 miles away
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville
    855 reviews
    3.87 miles away
     
    Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown
    755 reviews
    .91 miles away
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville
    223 reviews
    3.62 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Piesano's Stone Fired Pizza
    78 reviews
    .04 miles away
    Leonardo's Pizza by the Slice
    82 reviews
    .05 miles away
    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
    37 reviews
    .11 miles away
    Bistro 1245
    98 reviews
    .07 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    University of Florida
    283 reviews
    .73 miles away
    Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
    207 reviews
    .66 miles away
    Stephen C. O'Connell Center
    41 reviews
    .78 miles away
    Florida Fun Bikes
    21 reviews
    .50 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Alex D
    July 15, 2016|
    Answer
    Response from Gene K | Property representative |
    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
    1
    Vote
    Alex D
    July 2, 2016|
    Answer
    Response from tattersall_12 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, Just read your question. The new rooms are tastefully decorated and more contemporary.
    1
    Vote
    Alex D
    May 29, 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Gene K | Property representative |
    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.
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Book with breakfast, very affordable"
    Read review
    "You are in Gainesville, there really are no good views."
    Read review
    "Convenient to the University of Florida, Has a great restaurant on-site."
    Read review
    "Pool view rooms are very nice"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing