GAINESVILLE, FL & MCLEAN, VA – Visitors of the quintessential college town of Gainesville can now treat themselves to upscale lodging just moments from campus – with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville.
The fully-renovated contemporary hotel is the only DoubleTree by Hilton in Gainesville, one of Hilton’s 13 market-leading brands.
Situated just two miles from the nearby university campus and UF Health hospital, DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville is a short walk from shops at Butler Plaza and offers convenient access to I-75 and Archer Road.
With both an academic and Gator theme woven carefully throughout the hotel, the design pays homage to the university and exudes an upscale, college town vibe reflected in its contemporary design, atrium-style lobby and unique outside courtyard space perfect for social events or corporate meetings.
“Whether cheering on the Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, visiting for an important meeting or planning a cycling trip with the family, there’s no denying Gainesville is both a thriving university city and popular tourism hotspot,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “Today, DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville is happily opening its doors to the city’s diverse set of travelers.”
“We’re excited to offer a hospitality, bar and dining experience unlike anything else in Gainesville,” said Ken Ferretti, Vice President at CrossHarbor Capital Partners, who led the redevelopment.
“This city draws a wide range of visitors for business, leisure and university activities, and the DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville can effortlessly serve them all,” said Matt Dickman, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville. “Backed by the global reputation of Hilton, our beautiful hotel is the perfect destination for individuals or families seeking a comfortable stay.”