The cozy and charming Holiday Inn Express Hotel Gainesville , Florida is centrally located between the Wild Adventures and Walt Disney World theme parks. Just two miles from the University of Florida, home of the Florida Gators. This charming property is conveniently located off Interstate 75 Exit 384. Special in room amenities include free high speed internet, ceiling fans, free local calls, and fresh baked cookies every Monday through Thursday evening. BUSINESS: Nationwide Insurance, Farm Bureau Insurance, Gainesville Regional Airport HOSPITALS: Shands Hospital , Veteran Administration Medical Center, North Florida Regional Medical Center UNIVERSITIES: University of Florida , Santa Fe Community College Local Attractions are Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Museum, Payne's Prairie Reserve, Hippodrome Theatre, Haile Plantation Golf Course, and Gainesville Raceway.