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Reitz Union Hotel - UF Campus

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
Reviewed 15 January 2015

Stayed at the Reitz Union while attending the UF vs. Miss. St. basketball game. Also to acclimate my children, ages 12 and 14, to the campus as it is their dream to attend college at the University of Florida. We found our stay to be awesome! Front Desk and all employees were super friendly and helpful. If you've stayed there...

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 29 November 2014

We recently stayed at the hotel while attending an Open House at the University. Our stay was pleasant. Our room was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and very helpful. We were given a complimentary parking pass as part of our stay. Being right on campus in the center of activity gave my son a true sense of what...

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Texas
Reviewed 6 November 2014

The hotel was old but well kept except for the roaches in the food area on the floor and on the walls, not too appetizing when trying to each breakfast. As we started eating the roaches started climbing on the painting by the tables, so it made breakfast a little bad. The room accommodations were excellent and the Staff could...

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Stuart H, Manager at Reitz Union Hotel - UF Campus, responded to this review

Gator Guest Thank you for selecting the University of Florida's Reitz Union Hotel, a historic landmark at the Heart of the UF Campus. We appreciate your comments on the hotel and glad you enjoyed our excellent guest services and comfortable and clean rooms. My sincere apologies for the interruption of your breakfast by the unwanted guests. Upon contact by yourself...

Itapema, SC
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I stayed at the Reitz Union during a MBA Program at the University. The hotel is inside University of Florida, and classrooms were 5min walking distance. Garage is kinda weird but as long as you know how to get there, you're fine. Had some cockroaches on my balcony, but they never in my room. Beds are confortable, shower is nice...

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Stuart H, Manager at Reitz Union Hotel - UF Campus, responded to this review

Gator Guest Thank you for selecting the University of Florida's Reitz Union Hotel, a historic landmark at the Heart of the UF Campus. We appreciate your comments on the hotel and glad you enjoyed our excellent guest services and comfortable clean rooms. We appreciate you Room Tip “ …ask for a room with a balcony facing the Swamp Stadium”. I...

Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Even better than the hotel itself is it's front desk staff! I can't say ENOUGH good things about ALL the people we encountered at the front desk here! Each person was helpful, friendly, courteous, professional and just plain NICE! But I especially appreciated one hotel employee, LORNA, who went out of her way to help us with several things! She...

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Parkland FL
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We went to visit the University of Florida Campus and take a tour of the Universitiy. The location is perfect, the Hotel are floors 5 and 6 within the Reitz Union which is set in the center of campus. UF tours start at the Visitors Center which is located within the same complex, so it is the ideal location. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Rooms and bathrooms are quite spacious. The view is disappointing as from most rooms one looks onto a roof. Everything in the hotel was functional, although the staff at the check-in desk (mostly students) not very friendly or accommodating. Looking at the overall experience, nothing to complain about, but nothing particularly charming either.

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Leesburg, Florida
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We went up to Gainesville the day before an appointment at the VA. The Reitz is in the center of campus and had plenty of parking. Campus book store was right down stairs as was the food court. We had a great dinner at Mark's Prime and a nice sleep and the Reitz. All the kids were polite and helpful!...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2014

I stayed here for 5 days during a visit to Shands hospital and it was a good choice. Price is reasonable, room is comfortable, clean sheets, probably similar to the holiday inn (from other holiday inns i've been to), but definitely not as fancy as the marriott by i75 (where i was last time). TV, coffee maker, mini fridge if...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 31 August 2014

You cannot get a better location for all the things you want to do on campus at UF than the Reitz Union. It's in the center of the campus, very clean and spacious! They offer a complimentary breakfast as well. The suites have enough room for a family of 5. We did it and didn't feel cramped at all. The...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the center of the University of Florida campus, the Reitz Union Hotel offers comfortable and affordable accommodations for the entire UF community. Located atop the UF student union, our 36 rooms come in various configurations from a standard room with 2 double beds to 2 room suites. We offer a convenient campus location, free local telephone calls, complimentary continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi Internet, in-room refrigerators and reserved campus parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reitz Union Hotel - UF Campus

Address: Museum Road At 655 Reitz Union Dr, University of Florida Campus, Gainesville, FL 32611-0001
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $130 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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“Ask for a room with view to the Stadium”
 of 5 bubbles MilagrosM484, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They're all noisy these days during the construction.”
 of 5 bubbles genevaRhodeIsland, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you're a student and you don't need drama, you should go there.”
 of 5 bubbles ArkwayT, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask to be away from the construction, they start really early.”
 of 5 bubbles lga311, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Our corner balcony room overlooking the stadiums was awesome!!”
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 of 5 bubbles time131, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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