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    Gainesville-University Ctr

      1250 W. University Ave, Gainesville
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      Welcome to Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr

      Gainesville Hotels Location Directly Across the Street from the University of Florida

      The Holiday Inn University Center Gainesville hotel is surrounded by local shops restaurants, boutiques and the University of Florida. The hotel sits in the heart of Gainesville, allowing easy access to downtown Gainesville, Gainesville Regional Airport and sits directly across the street from The University of Florida and its athletic facilities. Hotel guests visiting Gainesville for Gators sporting events are happy to find Ben Hill Griffin Stadium or The Swamp just blocks from the hotel's location. While in Gainesville FL patrons don't want to miss on-campus highlights like the Harn Museum of Art and Florida Museum of Natural History, either.

      The hotel's corporate guests also find the hotel well suited for business. Free Wi-Fi access is offered throughout the facility, and a 24-hour Business Center is available for your print, fax, copy and PC needs. Our hotel shuttle offers complimentary transportation to and from the Airport and within 3 mi radius. And, if you're hosting a meeting while in Gainesville, you can consider our on-site Conference Center which features 4000 plus sq feet of event space.

      Discover the genuine value of this Holiday Inn Gainesville hotel. Take time to unwind in our 4,000-sq-ft rooftop pool deck- Gainesville's Only, or work out according to your schedule in the 24-hour Fitness Center. Book your Florida trip today

      Features Nothing can top this property's prime, convenient and ideal central location, as it's the only hotel in Gainesville, FL that sits directly across the street from the University of Florida campus and its' athletic facilities. It is also the closest hotel to the Gainesville Regional Airport and Shands Hospital.

      Business Services

      Wireless Data Connection
      Business Center

      Health and Fitness Center (On-site)

      Health/Fitness Center On-Site

      Health and Fitness Center (Off-site)

      Health/Fitness Center Off-Site

      Entertainment and Recreation

      Outdoor Pool

      Housekeeping and Laundry Services

      Daily Housekeeping

      Weekly Housekeeping

      Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet

      Same Day Dry Cleaning


      Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

      Porter Bellman

      Concierge Services

      Our restaurant, Piesanos Pints and Pies offers Italian cuisine, featuring stone-fire baked pizzas. Complete with bar it is open daily. Sundays from 11am to 10 pm. Mondays thru Saturdays from 11am to 12 midnight


      Number of restaurants: 2

      Hotel Restaurants

      Piesanos Pints and Pies
      Location:  Inside the hotel lobby, to the left of the Front Desk.
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Piesanos Pints and Pies is the newest addition to our hotel. Featuring classic Italitan dishes and stone oven baked pizza, they are ready to provide all of your food and beverage needs. In addition to serving lunch and dinner, their bar features over 40 seasonal rotating craft beer taps, as well as a full liquor bar. Whether catching the game, or just catching up with friends, Piesanos is your go to place to have a great time.
      Breakfast Cafe
      Location:  Located on the 2nd Floor of the Hotel
      Serves:  Breakfast
      Our new Breakfast Cafe features hot, fresh cooked to order breakfast served daily. Cafe is located on our 2nd floor of the Holiday Inn. Our breakfast cafe is open daily Monday thru Friday 6a to 10 a and Saturday and Sunday 7a to 11a

      Hotel Bars /Lounges

      Piesanos Pints and Pies
      Piesanos Pints and Pies has a full service bar including a rotating selection of 40 craft beers on tap as well as full liquor and wine selections. On select nights, guests can enjoy the smooth Jazz Sounds of Johnny Magnusson.

      Guestroom data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      Business Center data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      Public space data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      • Number of parking spaces:195
      • Complimentary uncovered and limited covered parking are available for guests of the hotel. During special events our parking is limited to one vehicle per guest room- please make special arrnagements.
      • We do not allow pets at our property. There is an exception for service animals.
      • American Express
      • Carte Blanche
      • Diners Club
      • Discover
      • JCB
      • MasterCard
      • Visa
      • English


      • Number of rooms: 8
      • Parking
      • Service Animals Allowed

      Hotel areas that are accessible:

      Guest Rooms

      Exercise Facility

      Concierge Desk

      Business Center


      Registration Desk

      Public Entrance

      Hotel areas that have limited accessibility:


      Hotel areas with accessible routes from accessible public entrance:

      Exercise Facility

      Meeting Room/Ballroom Area

      Business Center


      Registration Desk

      Accessible Guest Rooms

      Hotel areas with limited accessibility routes from accessible public entrance:


      Hotel provides the following:

      TTY for Guest Use

      Communication Kits With Visual Alarms And Notification Devices

      Closed Caption Televisions

      Accessible Self Parking

      Van Accessible Self Parking

      Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 5