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HOLIDAY INN UNIVERSITY CENTER
1250 West University Avenue
Gainesville, Florida 32601
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The Holiday Inn University Center is offering participants of the workshop a very special rate of $99.00 per night, single or double occupancy (plus 11% tax) for a standard King or Double room. The group rate will be honored 3 days prior and 3 days following conference, based on availability.
To Make Reservations
- Click here to make your reservation online (and use Group Code MCM), or
- Call the hotel directly at (352) 376-1661. If you make your reservation by telephone, be sure to identify yourself as a participant of the Merging Crop Modeling Workshop (Group Code MCM).
- Each individual reservation must be guaranteed by a credit card at time of making reservation. Reservations will automatically be billed for one night unless cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival. If an individual cancels a reservation, you must cancel 24 hours prior to arrival for deposit to be refunded.
Each individual reservation must be guaranteed by a credit card at time of making reservation. Reservations will automatically be billed for one night unless cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival. If an individual cancels a reservation, you must cancel 24 hours prior to arrival for deposit to be refunded.
Reservations must be made by June 12, 2015.
Additional Hotel information:
- Check-in is 11:00am and check-out is 4:00pm.
- Parking is complimentary - one space per room.
- The Hotel has completed an extensive, beautiful lobby renovation complete with a business center.
- Piesanos Restaurant is located is open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- The Complimentary Hotel Shuttle is an amenity for all guests to use and makes runs to UF, Gainesville Airport, Shands Medical Center and other local destinations (by appointment only). The Shuttle is strictly based on a first-come, first-served basis. Its priority is to the Airport and Shands Medical Center. Please inquire at the front desk for scheduling.
- The Hotel is within walking distance of the University of Florida, local shops, boutiques and restaurants on all sides.
- City bus route stops in front of hotel.
- Roof top swimming pool and onsite fitness center located on the 3rd floor.
- Free high-speed wireless internet service
- Complimentary refrigerator and microwave in guest rooms.
- Free in-room movies, Nintendo, Web-TV, and in-room check-out.
- Free coffee, tea, and newspaper in the lobby.
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car onsite.
- Onsite laundry facility.
Great Eats, Only Steps Away
Besides the delicious cuisine of Piesanos Restaurant located in the hotel, there is plenty to eat within walking distance of the Holiday Inn, including local fare unique to Gainesville.
- Billy-Bobz BBQ - (205 feet; serves breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- Bistro 1245 -(210 feet; serves lunch & dinner)
- Leonardo's by the Slice - (210 feet; serves lunch & dinner)
- McDonald's - (255 feet; open 24 hours)
- Bagels & Noodles - (276 feet; serves breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- Latin Corner - (361 feet; serves lunch & dinner)
- Endzone Bar & Grill - (381 feet; serves lunch and dinner)
- Kabab House - (0.1 mile; serves lunch & dinner)
- Chipotle - (0.25 mile; serves lunch & dinner)
- The Swamp Restaurant - (0.4 mile; serves lunch & dinner)