Accommodations

The recently remodeled Hilton hotel is located steps from the University of Florida campus and directly across from FL Museum of Natural History. The Hilton is centrally located to everything Gainesville has to offer. Be sure to grab a bite to eat at Shula’s American Steakhouse, founded by Miami Dolphins legendary football coach Don Shula.

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32607
352-371-3600

Transportation

Gainesville Regional Airport is 8 miles from the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. Cab fare from the airport to the hotel is approximately $20 one way. The hotel offers a courtesy bus to and from this airport on a first come first serve basis. The bus holds 8 people with luggage. We cannot guarantee their availability upon your arrival, but if you see the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center bus, jump on!

  • Jacksonville International Airport is 90 miles (1 hour 45 minutes) from the hotel
  • Orlando International Airport is 120 miles (2 hours 15 minutes) from the hotel

Car Rentals

Visit this website for your car rental options from the Gainesville airport. Gainesville Airport Car Rentals

Car rentals from the Jacksonville airport Jacksonville Airport Car Rentals

What’s nearby

  • University of Florida
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Butterfly Rainforest
  • FL Museum of Natural History
  • Gainesville Raceway

Good to know

  • Outdoor pool with whirlpool
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Self-parking available

Getting Around in the City

Gainesville’s streets are set up on a grid system with four quadrants (NW, NE, SW and SE), the center point being the intersection of University Avenue and Main Street in downtown Gainesville. Click here for more info about transportation around town.