Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel near University of Florida


Located in the heart of Gainesville, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and University of Florida. Florida Museum of Natural History is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a rooftop terrace, and a business center.

Room Amenities

All 167 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Other amenities available to guests include room service, coffee makers, and pillow menus.

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center

1250 W University Ave Gainesville FL 32601

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center is a smoke-free property.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 167 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8540 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Piesanos Pints and Pies - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 10.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center
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  • Gainesville Holiday Inn

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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