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Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

March 31st 2017. We were leaving Florida on our way home to Canada. From Naples to Ocala was stop and go traffic for over 6 hours. We were exhausted and tried to find lodging in Ocala. No rooms available anywhere due to a tournament. We...More

3  Thank golfermum1942
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Ian and Joy, Your review is greatly appreciated. I thank you for taking time out of your day to share your experience with other people looking for lodging in Gainesville. Both Gram and Adrian are very good employees who go above and beyond for...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were in town with a block of 40 rooms. Tony and Kaiti were our group contacts and we amazing. From the minute the bus arrived, greeting us with our keys and rooming list until our departure. They met our every need and exceeded our...More

3  Thank mbeasley2017
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 12 April 2017

MBeasley, Thank you very much for taking time to share your feedback. Tony and Katie are great and they always come through for our guests. We have shared your review with our team. Thank you for your patronage. We are looking forward to your future...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Clean bright lobby. Very friendly front desk staff. Check-in was a breeze, room ready a bit early, which is a nice treat on a very busy weekend. Room was clean, spacious, and a very comfy bed. Bathrooms on the small side but what can you...More

3  Thank Ken R
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 20 March 2017

Ken, Thank you very much for taking time out of your schedule to share your feedback with us and other travelers. Your kind words about our staff are greatly appreciated and will be shared with everyone. You are absolutely correct, Tony is a "fabulous gentleman"...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

After reading previous reviews on this property, I have to concur with some of the reviewers in the aspects of small unimpressive room size (yet it was clean), noisy air conditioning unit, and ambient noise from the hallway and adjoining rooms. But overall I want...More

3  Thank Paul P
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 20 March 2017

Paul, It was a pleasure reading and sharing your review with our staff, especially with Tony. I'm very sorry to hear about your uncle and about all the problems that made this experience even more difficult. I'm glad that your son's service to our country...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Nice staff and ideal location if you are visiting the U of Florida. The rooms are very basic and, in my opinion, equal to a budget hotel. Would I stay here again...Probably not. But only because I prefer a more mid range hotel experience. There...More

2  Thank jupiterman3000
Response from Gene K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gainesville University CenterResponded 20 March 2017

Jupiterman3000, Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. Your positive comments about our staff, location, and Piesano's restaurant are greatly appreciated. Respectfully, I would disagree with your characteristic of our rooms as "budget". Our rooms are very spacious with all the amenities and...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Banquet Room
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$111 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$111 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Gainesville
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hkmf2201
24 March 2018|
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Response from Gene K | Property representative |
At this time, our hotel only accepts service animals.
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Alex D
16 July 2016|
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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
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Alex D
3 July 2016|
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Response from tattersall_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Just read your question. The new rooms are tastefully decorated and more contemporary.
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