Pet friendly
Swimming pool
Free WiFi
Free parking
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms

Located only 350 feet from the University of Florida and the Innovation District, this Gainesville hotel features a rooftop pool with a surrounding sun terrace. Complimentary inroom WiFi access is provided.

A cable TV with premium channels and a desk are featured in each Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center room. Coffee-making facilities, a microwave, and a small refrigerator are also included.

A business center, room service, and a 24-hour front desk are provided for guests' convenience. An on-site fitness center is available complimentary, and the Gainesville hotel also offers guests access to a nearby fitness facility for a surcharge.

Located on site, Piesanos Pints and Pies serves Italian cuisines, including stone-fire pizzas. Guests can also enjoy a rotating offering of 40 craft beers.

The Florida Museum of Natural History is 0.9 mi from the Holiday Inn hotel, while Hippodrome State Theater is 1 mi away. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is a 3 minutes' drive from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 13, 2012
Hotel chain/brand: Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

American

Free parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
2 full beds
or
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Im looking for a room with a hot tub. I want to book it for tonight til June 1st.
    Thank you for considering the Holiday Inn University Center, but unfortunately we do not have hot tubs/jacuzzis
    Answered on 31 May 2020
  • Is the pool roof top?
    Yes, our pool is located on the 3rd floor of the hotel.
    Answered on 26 May 2021
  • Is the swimming pool heated?
    Unfortunately, our pool isn't heated.
    Answered on 23 October 2022
  • are you near shads hospital how far
    Yes. We are less than a mile from Shands.
    Answered on 19 December 2022
  • What is your check in age requirement? 18+?
    The check in age is 18.
    Answered on 28 August 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Piesanos Pints and Pie

    Food: Pizza

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • ATM on site
    • Baggage storage
    • Express check-in/out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Business center
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • Safe
    General
    • Vending machine (snacks)
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Interconnecting room(s) available
    • Elevator
    • Ironing facilities
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Room service
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Pool is on rooftop
    • Pool with view
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Fenced pool
    Spa
    • Fitness
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Fitness center
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 4:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    Until 11:00 AM

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

    Groups

    When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    We have eliminated our business center .

    We are no longer providing room service .

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel

    • Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel is 0.8 miles from the center of Gainesville.

    • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • American

    • Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Piesanos Pints and Pie

    • Room options at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel include:

      • Double

    • The prices at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Fitness center
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Swimming pool
      • Happy hour
      • Fitness
      • Live sports events (broadcast)