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Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SW

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  • Terrible11%
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All reviewscracker barrelvisit friendsroom was cleangas stationspent two nightsbagelsshort drivefree breakfastthe hotel staffconvenient locationthe breakfast areaother hotelsvery nice stayfirst floorthe staff was friendly and helpfulfootball weekendshands hospital
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

This hotel appears to be a retread of some other chain at some point. It is not an extremely new or nice hotel. The room layout is different. The hallways are very narrow, the sink in the room is right inside the room door. The...More

Thank gogreen101
Response from TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SWResponded 31 January 2016

The hotel has changed brands about 15 years ago from a Baymont to a Holiday Inn Express. Thank you for the review and we will take your comments into consideration when we make our next renovations. Patrick Duggan Director of Sales

Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel enroute to Siesta Key so it was just a place to sleep. The hotel front desk people were very nice & helpful. The room, regular size room, was good. The bed was comfortable with a choice of firm or soft...More

Thank Linda P
Response from TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SWResponded 25 January 2016

Thank you for your kind review! We pride ourselves in our business leisure style of hospitality. We hope to see you again the next time you stay in Gainesville! Patrick Duggan Director of Sales

Reviewed 11 January 2016

Traveling with our dog and this hotel is billed as per friendly. That means when you show up they stick you in a room that is smoking-no ifs, ands or butts (sic). The room stank so bad I couldn't wear any of my clothing the...More

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Response from TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SWResponded 12 January 2016

We are sorry that you feel you have been treated like a second class citizen but we do have strict pet policies that we must abide by. As the guest you always have the option to cancel the reservation and stay at another hotel with...More

Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

This is a fine hotel to stay at with family. When we travel we like a staying somewhere safe with a clean room and friendly staff. We came in as a late arrival and I was a bit concerned on a Saturday night. The parking...More

Thank Sunnsand771
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Fair location,but high prices for family visiting granddaughter during a UF/FAU college football weekend.... the motels and hotels will charge whatever the traffic will bear....$185/night plus taxes. Self-service breakfast is included... on a Saturday morning (before the game) you will be buried in a sea...More

Thank Jacob B
Response from TammieVaughn, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Gainesville/I-75 SWResponded 3 December 2015

We understand your struggle with coming to Gainesville during a football game. Unfortunately that is the case with games, the prices will go up for rooms and the traffic is terrible. We are glad to hear that our staff did a good job in handling...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$112 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Price range
US$112 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Response from TammieVaughn | Property representative |
Yes we are pet friendly, there is a $40 pet fee per stay. Please call the hotel at 352-376-0004 if you have any other comments, questions, or concerns.
Room Tips
"Get a room on the West side of the building unless you like the drone noise of I-75 traffic."
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"Try to get a room on a floor that does not allow dogs if this is possible"
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"Despite I-75 being just outside this property, it is surprisingly very quiet."
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"Stay on the far side of the hotel, away from the interstate"
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