Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32601, United States of America
4.0 out of 5 rating 455 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center, you'll be centrally located in Gainesville, within a 10-minute drive of University of Florida and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp). This hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Shands at the University of Florida and 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from Gainesville Raceway.


Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while video-game consoles and cable programming provide entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and a ballroom. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Piesanos Pints and Pies, a restaurant which specializes in Italian cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp) - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
University of Florida - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Hippodrome State Theatre - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Shands at the University of Florida - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Matheson Museum - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Thomas Center - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
University of Florida Bat Houses - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Florida Museum of Natural History - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Curtis M. Phillips Center - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Bivens Arm Nature Park - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Oaks Mall - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
North Florida Regional Medical Center - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
Ironwood Golf Course - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - 9.3 km / 5.8 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center is Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional) - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

Know Before You Go

  • 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.


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 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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