The Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Gainesville, FL welcomes you to what will be a memorable stay. You are located in the heart of Gator country and the prestigious University of Florida. We are a central hub for many Florida adventures including trips to Disney World, Sea World and other Theme parks. The cruising port of Tampa is not a long drive with many other aquatic coastal adventures. Beautiful local nature activities such as the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Lubee Bat Conservatory and La Chua Trail are breathtaking. For business travelers, we are the perfect hotel for you. The Gainesville Regional Airport is just 20 minutes away and Jacksonville International is less than two hours. We are the perfect place to rest while you are doing business with the University, hospital or any other group. Gainesville is also a lively center for the arts and sports! Performances at the Hippodrome Theatre are a popular attraction, as is the Harn Museum of Art. We serve as a perfect base for the Gators games during season and it's a good stopping point for the Jaguars. At the Holiday Inn Express and Suites SW, you can unwind between events and be productive in business. We host a hot breakfast, high speed WIFI, modern fitness center, high tech business center and large outdoor courtyard for a swim, hot tub dip, basketball game or simple grilling and lounging around between meetings or activities. Come experience a restful sleep and memorable stay. Welcome to the swamp!