Pet-friendly Gainesville hotel near University of Florida

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Just across University Avenue from the campus of the University of Florida, this AC Hotel sits in lively Midtown Gainesville. Part of the brand new Standard at Gainesville, you’ll find abundant dining and shopping options nearby. Less than a half mile from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, known throughout college football as “The Swamp,” you’ll hear the roar of the crowd on those fall Saturdays as they cheer on the SEC’s Florida Gators. Step into your spacious, well-appointed guest room to discover European styling, sleek furniture and premium bedding. A refined design with an emphasis on technology brings flat-screen Smart HDTV’s to each room and complimentary high-speed WiFi throughout. We offer a Spanish twist with our breakfast and serve up tapas and expert local knowledge at our AC Lounge, featuring handcrafted cocktails and craft brews. Our well-appointed fitness center and rooftop pool will keep your fitness routine intact, while enjoying the Florida sun. AC Hotels - a new way to hotel.

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Key Amenities

  • Fitness center
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Free high-speed internet


  • This new Gainesville hotel is across the street from the University of Florida and a half mile from "The Swamp".

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  • The AC Kitchen offers a Spanish twist on breakfast and tapas, while our AC Lounge features handcrafted cocktails and craft brews.

  • Relax and unwind with a dip in our rooftop therapeutic spa, then hop out and warm up next to the rooftop fire trough.

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Being a planner has never been so rewarding! Plan your fall travel now and save up to 20% on your stay. Enjoy exploring the exciting local attractions, near beaches, Florida State Parks, Florida Springs, and many other exciting surroundings. Use the promo code ADP to receive discounted rates.

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Refined design with an emphasis on technology

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