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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

Gainesville, FL, US (GNV)

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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL US 32607

All of our guests are welcome to use the various fitness and recreational amenities, including:* Hotel fitness room featuring PrecorŪ Equipment* Swimming pool* Hotel lounge to watch all the games on our many TV's* Hotel gift shopWe also pride ourselves on our excellent Gainesville, FL hotel dining. At the Hilton University of Florida hotel, Albert's Restaurant is open for casual American dining for all three meals and features the famous Hilton Breakfast Buffet daily.The 2-Bits Lounge is named after Mr. 2-Bits, a famous Florida Gator cheerleader. Join us for a drink and appetizers, and watch sports games on one of our numerous TVs.The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, Florida hotel has something for everyone. Visit us to experience our unique hospitality - you'll never want to leave!Travel should take you places?.

Amenities Include: Meeting Rooms, Restaurant, High Speed Internet, Wireless Internet Access, Whirlpool, Pool, Wheel chair accessl Business Services Include: Business Center

Recreation Included: Fitness Center

  • Business Center
  • Conference Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet Access
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 1002 reviews
from Winter Springs, Florida, United States
Submitted on 21-05-2016
Stayed two night with meals onsite; Enjoyed lunch meal the most; breakfast next; finally dinner in the Florida Room. Conference in the Hawthorn Rm. was good with screen & power point display & speakers. Price was best as paid at group rate. $158/nite 4 rm.; $41/dinner meal.
from Seffner, Florida
Submitted on 21-05-2016
Location was great for the graduation ceremony. The room was completely average, no make that below average, without a fridge or microwave. Smallish TV screen although didn't have much time for TV, and channel selection was poor. Bathroom door handle came off in the wife's hand leaving her locked in. They did replace it quickly. Complimentary continental breakfast was not included and was very pricey at $15.00+ per person for some horrible food. Sorry we didn't drive down to Panera Bread. Hilton... Read more
from Vero Beach, Florida
Submitted on 24-05-2016
Bar food is very good, wine is O K. Shud have a list of the beers and wines you offer/ Change the cofee brand in the coffee macine in the bedroom. The beds are great. The thermostat is easy to manouvre (not in all hotels you can do this). The guest offerings in the bathroom help reduce the amount of stuff I have to take wth us for a 2=day stay (thanks) and they are good.
Submitted on 25-05-2016
This Hilton, although a bit worn and torn is really very nice. The common areas and outdoor spaces are very well maintained. The rooms are worn, but clean, the beds extremely comfortable. The location is great, the pool is beautiful. The problem here is they have no food service on site. The restaurant is perpetually closed because they can't maintain a customer base. This is ridiculous, they hold conferences every day of the week. Why don't they hire a decent chef and fire up the kitchen? Hilto... Read more
from Savannah, Georgia
Submitted on 25-05-2016
We stayed here during a trip to Shands, they offer a discount rate for patients, which is very nice. Tho property is beautiful. The hotel is nice. The rooms are nice, but worn, the beds very comfortable, nice bath. The carpet and floors were filthy, the television channels just flat out sucked, no fridge, no microwave, which is standard in every Hilton I have ever stayed in. The pool area is beautiful and very well maintained. The biggest problem I had with this property is that the have virtual... Read more
from Panama City, FL
Submitted on 30-05-2016
The rooms cool down quickly (important in hot FL) and the beds are clean and comfortable. Water pressure is acceptable and gets hot quickly enough; great light in the bathroom for making up in the morning. Just go ahead and plan to eat offsite. The food is relatively awful, drinks over priced. There are decent food and drink options nearby and Uber serves the area. Most staff are friendly and helpful. Housekeeping does a really good job.
from Orlando, Florida
Submitted on 01-06-2016
Great hotel and great service! My family and I will be staying again for sure! We enjoyed a clean room and an awesome breakfast, the pancakes were the best too, I can't tell you how happy we were with the service and also with the room, needless to say we will be coming back,
from Tallahassee, Florida
Submitted on 02-06-2016
A pretty small Hilton but perfect for visiting UF. There is a small bar which serves dinner and a restaurant which serves breakfast. Not much to do in the immediate area but mainly used by folks visiting the campus. Book early if you are planning to visit during football season etc!
from Orlando, United States
Submitted on 03-06-2016
I stayed at the Hilton a week for surgery and recovery. The management and staff could not have been nicer. My only complaint during this week stay is being able to hear an argument one night at the other side of the connecting door. (The connecting door is not sound proof.)
from Davie, United States
Submitted on 06-06-2016
Don't go to the bar, I was charged $11.00 for a HOUSE wine in Gainesville, FL and my husband was charged $13.50 for a Manhattan. We could have gone to Manhattan and been charged less for both! Hotel staff was nice and room was clean.
from Tampa, Florida
Submitted on 11-06-2016
The front desk young lady seemed to be bias when checking people in. I will not return. I overhead her give a couple with the same Hilton Honors member privilege that when I previously asked she said no. I left 1 day early due to poor customer service lack of customer value
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 12-06-2016
This hotel consistently attempts to provide reliable service to guests. I am a regular guest at this hotel. On occasion, I have had complaints that were dealt with in a satisfactory and timely manner.
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 15-06-2016
Great location and very nice hotel and pool. Security was excellent, room service extremely accommodating. We were staying there with many friends and family for a wedding weekend. It was a very pleasant and comfortable stay.
from Cary, North Carolina
Submitted on 17-06-2016
This hotel is right across the UF campus. It is an easy walk to the UF rec center, and about a 15 minute walk to Lake Alice. It is located in a central location of Gainesville and it has a restaurant onsite. The rooms are in need of some updating though. The outside look of the property and lobby area are great, but the hotel needs to pay a bit more attention to the actual rooms.
from covington, United States
Submitted on 18-06-2016
this hotel is clean and comfortable. It has a huge pool and a nice hot tub. It is close to interstate and university. Plenty places to eat including in house. I would highly recommend this hotel. Check in and check out easy. Goo security with free parking and lighted.
from Johannesburg, South Africa
Submitted on 22-06-2016
This Hilton is slightly below the usual Hilton standards. The hotel is smaller, housekeeping not good, room service adds tips and they don't even bother to inform you so you end up tipping twice...The staff is however friendly and helpful so overall an okay stay. Nothing to write home about.
Submitted on 26-06-2016
This hotel did not live up to the Hilton name. The carpet was dirty, the bathroom floor was dirty, there was what looked like soda splatter on the back of the bathroom door and the bathroom vanity drawer was broken. What was nice were the cookies upon arrival in the lobby. There was also a nice, large magnifying mirror on the vanity. Upon checkout we were asked how our stay was and we mentioned all the items above. Their response was "sorry, we are going to renovate soon."
Submitted on 26-06-2016
Based on previous TripAdvisor Reviews I was expecting worse. For what you can expect to book in the Gainesville area I wouldn't hesitate to stay at this Hilton again. Main campus @ UF is less than 10 minutes by car. CheckIn was smooth and the person behind the desk was polite and professional. The area surrounding the hotel is quiet/nice landscaping. Restaurants and traffic are about 10 minutes away. We did not use any of the amenities @ the hotel. Room A/C was adequate. Carpeting sho... Read more
Submitted on 28-06-2016
We stayed here for a week for a school-related activity. Spent much time in our time, which was clean, large enough and with good beds. Breakfast was good. The bar was nice with friendly staff and usually fast service. Just a shame they close relatively early.
from Titusville, United States
Submitted on 30-06-2016
This is a great location for visiting UF for college tours and preview and weekend visits. It's just a short drive to the Reitz Union. Restaurants and grocery stores nearby. The beds are really comfortable and the rooms are quiet. The pool area is beautiful but with all the trees a fair amount of leaves get in the pool. This hotel would be perfect if it offered complimentary continental breakfast.
from Freehold, New Jersey
Submitted on 04-07-2016
Very nice hotel. Pool could be upgraded. A bit out of the way if going to the University however there is a shuttle for transportation. Nicely appointed rooms, beautiful lobby, staff very friendly and accommodating.
from Gastonia, North Carolina
Submitted on 04-07-2016
Customer service was awesome. We were greeted with a smile. Clerk was amazing. Introduced us to honors program. With honors program we were given free internet. Room was not up to par. Carpet was dirty. Found small roach on night stand. Pillows smelled of sweat. Dog hair found by night stand.
from Indialantic, Florida
Submitted on 06-07-2016
There are hotels newer and higher priced but they don't surpass this classic time enduring hotel. Well located and immaculate. The staff are delightful the location is the best. Hilton Honors benefits included the choice of breakfast or points- take the breakfast!! We generally stay at Ritz Carleton or Four Seasons, this was really lovely.
from Lawrenceville, Georgia
Submitted on 06-07-2016
Overall staff was OK. On our last night we returned after being gone all day to a room that had not been cleaned. Then the fire alarm went off while we were trying to clean the room and request more towels and etc.... Very frustrating! We left the hotel at 10am and returned at 1130pm....
from Jerusalem, Israel
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Amazing brunch, heard lots about it. Did not disappoint. Great location. never better. All Gator fans and overall fans of the town should check this place out. Service was great, pleasant all the way through. There are other great places in Gainesville, but this place overall does not disappoint.
from Savannah, Georgia
Submitted on 09-07-2016
Fast trip just for UF camp drop off. Great location to The University of Florida, very very clean and the staff was very helpful. We would definately recommend to friends and will be back again! Go Gators!!
from Tallahassee, United States
Submitted on 09-07-2016
Excellent service from friendly folks. Will be back in 6 months for sure. Rooms and amenities very nice. Breakfast buffet service was abruptly cut off after second cup of coffee but food was very nice, kept well warm or chilled as needed.
from NYC
Submitted on 11-07-2016
I was visiting the museum nearby on a business trip and they suggested I stay here. I wish I would have gone to the pool! They said I could use it any time, day or night, regardless of the posted hours. As an early riser I really appreciated that. Their full breakfast buffet for $16 was nice. I got bacon, eggs, sausage, tea, etc. I paid around $150/night for my room. They even drove me to the airport by myself in their shuttle the next day which I really appreciated. Overall seems like a very fi... Read more
from St. Pete, FL
Submitted on 11-07-2016
This location was recommended by several people familiar with the University of Florida and it's location to this Hilton Hotel as we needed some place nice, not too far away with several amenities. This location was just right for what we were looking for.
from Naples, Florida
Submitted on 12-07-2016
This hotel was easy to find, right next to UF, and very clean. The people were friendly and there was ample parking. The wifi isn't free and I would not get the breakfast buffet next time. The buffet was not worth the $15+.
from Miami Beach, Florida
Submitted on 14-07-2016
This was my first trip to Gainesville as my son is going to school at UF. I liked the lobby. It was ample and wi amenities. The staff is very welcoming. The room was a good size. The beds were fantastic, including the mattress and cover. The a/c was cool. There is a special treatment for UF patents.
from West Redding, Connecticut
Submitted on 14-07-2016
Located near University and big shopping area. Gym was ok, large space but dirty and hot. Bed was fine, not as nice as marmot properties. TV service was terrible, no HD but maybe result of an outage, same with Internet, very slow but there were issues in area that day
from Fort Myers, Florida
Submitted on 17-07-2016
The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are very comfortable. The breakfast buffet is very good. Convenient parking. This hotel also has a great location near UF. When visiting Gainesville, we always try to stay at this hotel.
from Columbia Station
Submitted on 20-07-2016
Great front desk crew. Nice and prompt. Room not to impressive. Old designs and could use a full renovation. Carpet old and somewhat dirty. The air filter was in deep need of changing. Overall not bad but could be cleaner and up dated in the rooms and the hallways could be updated. One other note The bathroom door does block all access in the bathroom if it is open.
from Alexandria, Virginia
Submitted on 20-07-2016
I had a very quick overnight stay in Gainesville, and needed a place to stay. The Hilton fit the bill perfectly. Clean, comfortable beds, quiet, and welcoming check-in. Close enough to the university, though not walkable. Fair price, too. Will definitely try to stay here when I visit Gainesville in the future, though I imagine that it will fill up quite quickly during football season!
from fort walton beach
Submitted on 20-07-2016
The hotel was quiet and the staff was great. At check in, they were incredibly friendly and cheerful. Later, the bartender, Sean was outstanding. He crafted cocktails and it was nice to have a little break after days of touring colleges with a high schooler. The AC in the room worked great and the additional make up area by the bathroom was handy, although if it had a sink it would have been better. There are no refrigerators in the rooms. I would stay there again while visiting U of F.
from Florida, United States
Submitted on 20-07-2016
Love the rooms and the lobby was so clean and well lite. Room were exactly as you see online. This hotel was very close to the college where I went with my daughter for orientation. I wish my stay was longer but loved it and would return. Unfortunate for me the next trip in Aug they are booked and I can see why.
from Nevada, Iowa, United States
Submitted on 20-07-2016
This was my first time in Gainesville and was happy to step into this beautiful lobby and clean quiet room after a long travel day! Staff is enthusiastic about quality and service. Decor is refined. Will certainly go back.
Submitted on 24-07-2016
Down there for some personal business at UF for 3 days/4 nights. First hotel was great until it was hit by lightening and power was out for a few hours. With no eta for the fix I was not about to chance it and sleep in a sweltering room so I packed up to leave for this Hilton. While this place did have power and reportedly a backup generator, it certainly was not as nice as the place I left. The decor is late 90s with carpet throughout needing replacement not only due to heavy wear but from ... Read more
Submitted on 24-07-2016
Great place to stay, neat, very clean, attentive staff. Close to everything. Nice pool area. It's an older hotel and perhaps the rooms are in need of a makeover, but they looked good. Really comfortable beds. fast elevator, for those busy times of day. I can't give any compliments about the complimentary wireless. It sucks. Plan to use your phone's hotspot instead. I would definitely stay again. Thanks
from Florida City, Florida
Submitted on 25-07-2016
I am a Hilton Honors member so Hilton is always my first choice. First the good. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful from the front desk to the bartender to housekeeping. The price was excellent, but it was the middle of the summer so that was expected. The location is also great. The problem was the room. It smelled awful, old and moldy. Almost like a smoking room. It definitely needed some updating. I was going to ask to change rooms, but I'm just not that guy. I'm not sure if I wo... Read more
from Tampa, Florida
Submitted on 27-07-2016
Checked in around 10pm or so Saturday night. Laine at the front desk was fantastic. He welcomed me back as a Hilton Diamond member. went over the hotel and services. fast quick and very professional yet Friendly and welcoming. First room we were assigned had an issue but Laine quickly and efficiently took care of the Problem. Rooms are Nice. Beds are soft. Rooms was very clean. You can tell there does need to be some updating but that is what happens over time. The entire property is v... Read more
from St. Petersburg, Florida
Submitted on 27-07-2016
We stayed one night to attend a concert by Michael Clayter and friends. My cousin's son plays bass guitar in the group. The room was fine, but it does need some sprucing up. I suspect the hotel gets heavy use all year around, so wear and tear is a fact of life. Check in was fast, as was check out. We had a few drinks in the bar, and had a nice time chatting with Shaun the bartender. The hotel has a nice pool and a big conference center. Every employee I encountered was pleasant and helpful... Read more
from Vero Beach, Florida
Submitted on 28-07-2016
Very nice hotel. Clean nice rooms. There to spend a day with a family member. . More than enough restaurants to choose from. You do need a car to get to town However surprised that room did not have a microwave or fridge. .
Submitted on 30-07-2016
This was the first opportunity we had to stay at this hotel. It is in the perfect location. When you first walk in to the lobby, you will be very pleased. The check in process was quick and efficient. Our room was very spacious and very clean. The beds were very comfortable and we got a great nights sleep. We didn't eat in the restaurants but I am sure the food is great due to the fact that we attended 2 banquets here and we were very pleased with the meals both times. I was very surprised that ... Read more
from Dunedin, Florida
Submitted on 01-08-2016
Our room was ready early, the staff went out of their way to be helpful, and the room was immaculate. Love this hotel. I stayed with a friend who was being honored. The staff made sure we got to our event on time. The next day they inquired about the event and congratulated my friend again. It sure made a special night more special. Great customer service!
from Douglasville, GA
Submitted on 01-08-2016
We spent two nights at this hotel because a family member was having surgery at Shands Hospital. The hotel is nice. Lobby beautiful. Staff excellent. It is near everything that anyone could want. Within a 3-4 mile radius are numerous food establishments and grocery stores, Shands Hospital, and of course, the U. of Florida campus. We had a nice stay under difficult circumstances and would stay there again.
from Miami
Submitted on 02-08-2016
Our family stayed at the Hilton University of Florida hotel during the summer while visiting our daughter at her summer camp, and were pleasantly surprised to find that such a nice hotel allowed pets! Moreover, the staff were extremely helpful and kind, even to our barking Chihuahua (luckily, he doesn't bark once he's in the hotel room, so did not disturb any of the guests). For a pet friendly hotel, it was immaculate, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Highly recommend for guests with pets, bu... Read more
from Ocala, Florida, United States
Submitted on 03-08-2016
Rooms were decent size. Beds were very comfortable and the room was clean. Great location close to campus. Meeting rooms were large and comfortable chairs Breakfast buffet was great and had many options to choose from.
from Tampa, Florida
Submitted on 05-08-2016
I am not one to complain (you can check my other reviews to verify), but my week-long stay at the Hilton University of Florida was not good. We checked in on time on Sunday. I waited 25 minutes in line before I got to the front desk. I was told the room was not ready, but would be in 15 minutes. Summer classes were not in session this week; there should have been no reason for much of the following to occur. Forty five minutes later, my room was still unavailable. I was not alone. At leas... Read more
from Florida PanHandle
Submitted on 07-08-2016
Everything was clean and in working order. Maybe not the newest property but all was in working order, except for a bit with the internet. Like most places in Florida, metal rusts (on ice machine, ceiling sprinklers, etc...) they all could use a new coat of paint to look better. The pool area had a really nice feel to it
from Bristol, Indiana
Submitted on 13-08-2016
Love to stay here. Even though all our visits are medical related. We are always comfortable. And well taken care of at this hotel. The location is perfect. Close to medical facilities as well as shopping and dining.
from West Chester, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Love this property! The entire staff has one goal - exceptable customer service! Wonderful breakfast buffet which are delicious and convenient . Friendly Two Bits staff is the prefect spot to unwind after a long day or to watch the GATORS! Rooms are spacious and clean.
from Palm Beach, Florida
Submitted on 17-08-2016
When you check in to the Hilton UF, you get exactly what you can expect from a Hilton, nice comfortable room, good service and good amenities. To bad that we were given wrong directions to a location we were looking for and also were sent to the hot tube by the front desk to discover that it was out of order.
Submitted on 04-09-2016
No comp breakfast and no fridge in room. I asked the front desk about it since my kid needed it for her medication and they brought a free on for us. The service is very friendly and helpful. Room was quite must and smelly though. The best part of the hotel is the pool, one of the nicest I've seen. The pool was completely empty during late summer and my kids had it all to themselves for most of the day. The pool is about double the length of most pools, guessing its about 50ft+ so it was nice do... Read more
from Macon, Georgia
Submitted on 04-09-2016
This hotel totally unnderdelivers on what I would imagine as a Hilton experience. The tv signal was broken on several channels (second week in a row different rooms) even after I had mentioned it the week prior. There are no fridge amenities in the rooms. Also, and most upsetting was that I sat down at the bar and was ignored and never even acknowledged by the wait staff after 5mins I gave up. Never again......not worth the extra $$ to stay at this "Hilton"
from Daytona Beach, Florida
Submitted on 05-09-2016
Stayed there for 2 weeks while husband was at Shands. They were very accommodating and I felt safe there. Hotel was clean. Bar food good. Front desk staff were friendly and helpful. Never a disappointment at any Hilton brand.
from Orlando
Submitted on 08-09-2016
Nice hotel. Rooms clean and fresh. Good location in Gainesville. Nice breakfast (not free). But be careful - checked in next to a room with dogs barking nonstop. Called the front desk who simply said that they are 'pet-friendly'. What? This is not an inexpensive hotel - these people could have easily paid for a sitter or a kennel. Thankfully, the dogs stayed quiet until about 8:30am, but I don't think we expected to room next to a kennel when we booked this room.
from alpharetta, United States
Submitted on 08-09-2016
We enjoy staying at this hotel because it's just blocks away from the stadium and campus. Our college-student enjoys staying with us. The beds were softer than I typically like but overall the room was clean and the maid service was great.
from Pompano Beach, Florida
Submitted on 11-09-2016
A perfect place to spend a gator football weekend! Friendly, customer-focused staff, great "Two-Bits" sports bar with great food and libations, super comfortable bed after a long day in The Swamp, location is superb...what's not to like?
from West Palm beach
Submitted on 13-09-2016
TV did not have ABC or CBS, sink drain was clogged. Towels are thread bare. Hall AC did not work. This hotels keeps increasing price and reducing service. They used to provide newspapers and complimentary coffee.
from Rochester, NY
Submitted on 16-09-2016
We were visiting friends in Gainesville which is a very spread-out city. The Hilton was okay, not bad, not great. The pool was good but the hot tub was, bizarrely, not hot. The bed was very comfortable.
from Mclean VA
Submitted on 18-09-2016
We have been frequent guests here over many years. Now there is new ownership. They have eliminated the early morning lobby coffee stand which was very helpful for us since we often needed to leave the hotel between 6:00 and 7:00AM. This amenity was missed. The restaurant is now closed for dinner but there is food served at the bar. The bartender needs a blender! I requested a blended drink (non-alc) and was told that a blender had been requested for months by the bartender. Our room was comfort... Read more
from Monroe, United States
Submitted on 20-09-2016
Hotel was clean and staff were friendly. Overall, the hotel is in need of updating to remain competitive. Great location for a Florida Gators game. Service in the bar downstairs was terrible. The hotel offered no "perks" for the price as many other hotels do such as free breakfast.
from Indian Springs, Alabama
Submitted on 30-09-2016
This is an old hotel that has been 'remodeled'. Good location for UF related needs. Very large and probably good for conferences. Good service at the desk and they have a notary which is nice. The rooms are adequate, the in-room coffee maker sucks, the wi-fi is good, not really any amenities, not a good value in my opinion. Good food from room service, although very expensive - $30 for breakfast for 1 - omelette, OJ, sm pot coffee. The second floor is dog-friendly. We would probably prefer to st... Read more
from Davie, United States
Submitted on 30-09-2016
High quality hotel in a prime, safe area on the University. We were only a few miles from the competition area. Room rates were excellent for Hilton Members. Food looked high quality and tasty tho we did not have time to try it out.
from greenville
Submitted on 01-10-2016
I have been to this property a few times but not for a while. It is a full service conference center, has a nice gift shop, bar etc and all the gator gear you could want complete with artwork. Well equipped Gym Staff is friendly and the breakfast is awesome but please change the carpets, everywhere I looked it was like pots of coffee were spilled. Do not count on the shuttle for anything everytime I ask I was told it was not available.Do not plan on Uber from the airport there are only two in ga... Read more
Submitted on 06-10-2016
No upgrades for Diamond Member, no executive lounge, did get get comp breakfast. Front desk staff not real friendly in the evening. Odd set up for shuttle, it is unmarked with Texas plates. Rooms were adequate. Pool opens early. Nice lobby bar.
from Coconut Creek, Florida
Submitted on 10-10-2016
The amenities are limited. We were under the impression that Wi Fi was included but discovered that it was only for the lobby. We ended up having to use cell phone data to go online and escape Internet charges. They encourage you to sign up with AT&T and pay for Internet. The restaurant advertised was closed when we arrived and the only place open was the bar. The room was somewhat clean, and the bed was moderately comfortable. Breakfast was available at $15 each person and there was no c... Read more
from Ormond Beach, Florida
Submitted on 10-10-2016
Everything from staff to food to accommodations was exceptional. I have yet to have such an amazing experience at a hotel. There was absolutely nothing wrong with our stay, it was better than expected!
Submitted on 13-10-2016
The hotel made us feel very welcome and assuring that all will be okay as the Hurricane moved towards Gainesville. In addition the hotel is always welcoming and offering to assist us during our stay. I strongly recommend this property when visiting the Gainesville area. At times it is difficult to get a reservation, so do it well in advance
from North Carolina
Submitted on 15-10-2016
Lots going for this hotel -- close to UF campus, excellent breakfast buffet, good lobby bar, adjacent conference center... And a few negatives -- tired looking hallways, dated bathroom in room, dark parking lot (glad I wasn't alone!). We had a few issues with the electronics in the room too - TV didn't get ABC station (and during football season, this is not good) and hair dryer went on the fritz. Just not what I expect from a hotel of this cost and quality level. Hilton, you can do better ... Read more
from Charlotte
Submitted on 17-10-2016
Stayed over football weekend and impressed by price gouging that was blatant. Room and facilities were average. Our TV could not even receive local network stations of CNS or ABC. I feel like we paid 3 times what this hotel was worth!
from Jackson, United States
Submitted on 18-10-2016
Hotel found a room for me during hurricane Matthew at 11:00 pm. The hurricane came through the next day. Stayed indoors and enjoyed good food and service at their restaurant. The only problem was the price of the room during this period, I suppose because of the hurricane.
from Syracuse, New York
Submitted on 19-10-2016
Great place to stay on campus! Dog friendly! Ideal location and very attentive staff! Rooms extremely clean! Great restaurant and bar on site. Walking distance to UF campus. Very friendly staff and very small ride to more restaurants and shopping...
from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Submitted on 21-10-2016
We were pleasantly surprised at the quality and professionalism of this hotel and would definitely stay here again. The room was well decorated and comfortable. The folks working in the Bar were fantastic - even as busy as they were on Homecoming weekend, they could not have been more helpful and efficient.
from Clearwater, Florida
Submitted on 24-10-2016
I was in town to visit my daughter, a college student. The Hilton is convinetly located across from the university. I have stayed here before and plan to return. The rooms and beds are very comfortable, and their front desk staff is welcoming and helpful.
Submitted on 24-10-2016
This is the best place to stay in Gainesville! We stayed here with all our friends and family after my parents passed away. The staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and to accommodate our needs. We have stayed there several times in the past year, and the staff still calls us by name and greets us a friends. This is a very good hotel, but the staff makes it great!
from Orlando, Florida
Submitted on 30-10-2016
This hotel is well run. The property is located adjacent to the campus. It is safe and clean. The rooms are a bit dated but acceptably clean. The hotel staff is excellent. Once the hotel updates the property it will be 5 stars for all categories.
from Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Submitted on 30-10-2016
Had an excellent stay at this hotel. We had great service and an awesome display of southern hospitality. Worth the price. I found the breakfast buffet to be slightly over priced... but on Sunday - the buffet included made-to-order omelettes, pancakes and French toast... that was a good value! Really enjoyed our trip!
from Apopka, Florida
Submitted on 31-10-2016
Rooms were decent sized, and staff was friendly. Wish they had a mini fridge. I was also unable to control the room temperature. It was set at 67, and was told nothing could be done about it unfortunately.
Submitted on 02-11-2016
Stayed there a couple of times recently. The hotel is conveniently located to the places we wanted to visit. Has an excellent breakfast bar, not included in the room price. The rooms are decent sized. The only thing missing was a mini fridg. Also, wish there was a way to make the A.C. fan stay on constantly. The shower had very poor water pressure, but that was not a problem on a previous stay in a different room.
Submitted on 02-11-2016
A kind welcome with attentive care of the whole team.they offer you the hotel shuttle free of charge to go around for dinner, what never happens.the same for airport midnight I will thus come back for my next stay.
from Gainesville, Florida, United States
Submitted on 04-11-2016
Great location in close proximity to the University. Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable and clean rooms with good internet service, excellent breakfast buffet that was a good value, well-equipped fitness center although no upright bicycle.
from Florida
Submitted on 06-11-2016
Hilton UF Conference Center is in a great location for visiting the museums at UF and is close to both Florida Surgical Center and all of the activity along Archer Road. There were, however, some disappointments: The restaurant, Albert's, which is described on the website, is not serving. You must go to the bar for food. The room was spacious but 1) the clock was three hours behind and there was no way to change the time, 2) the floor lamp was not plugged in, and 3) there were scraps of paper a... Read more
from Philadelphia
Submitted on 06-11-2016
This is a nice solid hotel: quiet rooms, spacious, friendly service, big gym and pool, very nice breakfast, quick elevators... slighter older in a good way. Some small negatives: terrible water pressure, no headphones at gym, in hotel restaurant is nothing special.
from Pretoria, South Africa
Submitted on 13-11-2016
This Hilton hotel is well situated near the University (walking distance), the town and major shopping and dining places. They offer a complimentary shuttle service throughout the day to and from Gainesville. They also have free wifi. Service at the hotel is good and facilities in general are well kept and presented. My bathroom however could have received a bit more attention as the toilet leaked and bathtub felt dirty. There is also no bar fridge in the room.
from St. Petersburg, Florida
Submitted on 14-11-2016
As I write this review it is 3am. I am up because there was an annoying chirping in my room at 3am. I put clothes on and went into the hall to find out that it was a fire alarm. EVERYONE in my hallway is officially up including the screaming kids because it's 3am. 10 min later and it turned off. What's even more ridiculous is that my colleagues and I were down by the bar around 6pm. There were maybe 10 people at tables surrounding the bar and at the bar. It took 30 min for us to get could Toma... Read more
Submitted on 14-11-2016
Loud construction during our stay / unable to rest after son had surgery at outpatient surgery across the way. We expected a quite atmosphere in our room and were disappointed. They should never had booked rooms near construction and left them unoccupied.
from West Palm Beach, Florida
Submitted on 17-11-2016
looks nice from the outside but disappointing, room was not clean, service at restaurant was terrible, the server was rude and the food was inconsistent. In addition it was so cold in the hallway that I could not get the room to be a comfortable temperature no matter how high I raised the heat.
from Sarasota, United States
Submitted on 18-11-2016
The rooms were dated. Ice machine was out of order. No refrigerator in room. Hallways frigid. Bed was good as were service staff. Internet in room so weak I could not stay connected. Food quality was mediocre. Not Hilton quality.
from Smyrna, Georgia
Submitted on 23-11-2016
My husband has a need to go to the movement clinic and your hotel provides the best service. It is a very relaxing place to retire to after those appointments. These appointments are very much needed for his Parkinson's Disease. Thank you so much for being so close and convenient.
from West Palm Beach, Florida
Submitted on 27-11-2016
We were made to feel welcome and were treated very well throughout our stay. Had an issue at lunch, but management took care of it appropriately. The rooms are well-appointed and clean. The breakfast buffet is impressive, and service is spot-on. Great coffee. Nice bar area for cocktails. Quesadillas are fantastic! Will return. Go Gators!
from Ocoee, United States
Submitted on 27-11-2016
The hotel has a great appearance from the moment you walk in, it is very clean and has a luxurious feel to it. The rooms are very well kept and its a typical Hilton experience. I would recommend this hotel to anyone and a major plus, if you have dogs they are allowed.
from alachua, United States
Submitted on 28-11-2016
I received the worse service from the restaurant ever. The service was terrible, the order was incorrect, ordered a medium burger and got a burnt one. Asked the waitress for a replacement and after fifteen minutes received my order, cooked medium but cold. After finishing and attempting to leave I was stopped by the waitress. Thinking she was going to apologize for the bad service and bad food, she read me the riot act. Told me she would not wait on me again because she thought that I was rude a... Read more
from Delray Beach, United States
Submitted on 28-11-2016
Amazing free breakfast for Hilton Gold members, great bacon and fruit selection; you can even order omelettes if you like. Also, great location right on the campus of UF and, for an additional charge, they allow pets !
from Gainesville, Florida
Submitted on 29-11-2016
The location of hotel was close to many restaurants and university. It's very clean and the staff was helpful. Plenty of parking. And parking was FREE!! The price was affordable. Would definetly stay again.
from Canton, Michigan
Submitted on 29-11-2016
Banquet staff was excellent. The team went above and beyond expectations to achieve desired results for my meeting. Front desk was very friendly and accommodating. Beautiful hotel. Would definitely recommend it. And utilize it in the future.
from Saint Augustine, Florida
Submitted on 01-12-2016
Great rooms, easy access to campus and you can utilize their shuttle to get you to a from where you want to go. Staff is always accomodating. Located across the street from UF museums, art galleries, butterfly exhibits and performing arts center.