Florida Theatre Conference

Festival Hotels

The following hotels have rooms blocked at special rates for FTC members. When making reservations, please be sure to use the appropriate ‘Group Code’ to ensure you get the blocked rate. Most of the rooms can accommodate up to four people per room. In most cases to receive the blocked room rate savings, you will need to call the reservations number directly unless noted otherwise. Florida Theatre Conference is NOT providing courtesy bus service for our festival attendees.

PRIMARY HOST HOTEL
DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville
3726 Southwest 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
Reservations: 352-240-0333, ask for Megan Eckdahl in Group Sale or email:megan.eckdahl@hilton.com

The DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville is a newly renovated and re-branded hotel situated at Gainesville’s most prime location of Archer Road and I-75.  The hotel’s renovation started in April 2016 with the projected spend being in excess of $11mm.  The hotel is the newest product in the market with 206 highly appointed guest rooms featuring (28) Balcony Studio Suites.  There is no other hotel in the market that offers a collegiate feel throughout the hotel from the Florida Gator colors of Orange, Blue and Green to the function space names of Gator Room, Champions Room, Touchdown Terrace and the Alumni Room.  The hotel features a unique lounge experience – ultra modern indoor bar seating and casual outdoor bar seating in an Atrium style lobby with two beautifully manicured courtyards on each side of the lobby. Our guests can also enjoy a relaxing swim in our heated, salt water outdoor swimming pool.  As a leading Hilton brand full service hotel, the property will be the top choice for HHonor members traveling to Gainesville, whether it is for business or pleasure.
The rate including three buffet breakfast vouchers per room is $149.00.
Group Code: Florida Theatre Conference


Best Western / Gateway Grand Hotel
4200 NW 97th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL, 32606
Reservations: 352-331-3336, or 877-464-2378
Website: gatewaygrand.com

The Best Western Gateway Grand, Gainesville’s Grand Hotel! We are perfectly located by Santa Fe College. Relax in a casual place that offers something for everyone. Our hotel has 152 spacious guest rooms and suites. Come relax, take a moment to sit back and enjoy our delicious Complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast in the morning. Take advantage of our 24-hour complimentary coffee and newspaper, Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, meeting rooms and business center to keep you connected. After a long day visit our on-site massage therapist or take time to enjoy our beautiful pool and relaxing hot tub. Our fitness center is also a nice alternative for releasing stress.
Group Code: Florida Theatre Conference 81G
$115/2 Double Beds or $125/1 King Bed Per Night Includes complimentary deluxe continental breakfast


Baymont Inn & Suites
6901 NW 4th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Reservations: 352-332-8292
Website: baymontinns.com

Friendly hospitality for travelers of every kind! Hometown hospitality awaits you at our Baymont Inn and Suites Gainesville hotel in beautiful northern Florida! We’re pleased to offer you an updated, fully smoke-free hotel with outdoor pool, fitness room and business center. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi in their rooms and in all public areas. We also have a laundry facility at our pet-friendly hotel. Start your day off right with a home-style complimentary hot breakfast buffet. You’re always welcome here!
Group Code: Florida Theatre Conference or CGFTC6
Inside rooms $94/1 King Bed , $94/2 Double Beds Per Night
Outside rooms $84/1 King Bed, $84/2 Double Beds Per Night
Includes complimentary breakfast


Holiday Inn Express
3905 SW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32608
Reservations: 352-376-0004
Website: hiexpress.com

Holiday Inn Express has been part of the community in Gainesville, Florida since 1998. We offer a great selection of amenities to achieve a wonderful stay for our guests. We offer a complimentary hot breakfast daily, outdoor heated pool, 24 hour office center, free Wi-Fi, 24/7 hot coffee and tea station in lobby, health/fitness center, washer/dryer facilities on property and valet laundry service. We are close proximity to several local businesses and restaurants and we are located just off of 1-75 next to Cracker Barrel for ease of access throughout Gainesville. We hope you stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express so we can make your time in Gainesville as pleasant as possible.
Two Queens at $122.55
Includes Express Start Hot Breakfast


Country Inn and Suites by Carlson
4015 SW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32608
Reservations: 352-375-1550

With a stay at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gainesville, FL in Gainesville, you’ll be convenient to Fred Bear Museum and Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. This hotel is within close proximity of Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and Curtis M. Phillips Center Make yourself at home in one of the 65 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. A complimentary breakfast is included Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
Group Code: Florida Theatre Conference
2 Queens Beds  or 1 King Bed: $113.90
Includes a Complimentary Hot Breakfast


Courtyard by Marriott Gainesville
3700 SW 42 nd Street, Gainesville FL, 32608
Reservations: 352-335-9100 | Fax: 352-335-1502
Website: marriott.com

Rate Includes: The Bistro is open for breakfast & dinner daily, Proudly brewing Starbucks 24/7, Complimentary Wireless High-Speed Internet in Guestrooms & Public Space, Ability to stream your Netflix & Hulu accounts, 24-Hour Fitness Center Outdoor Resort-Style Pool, Same day Laundry Valet/Dry Cleaning Service (M-F), Guest Laundry, 24-Hour Business Center with Complimentary Printing,
Complimentary USA Today, Complimentary Parking
Rates: $129.00


Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville
4075 SW 33rd Place, Gainesville FL, 32608
Reservations: 352-338-1466 | Fax: 352-338-1481
Website: hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

Rate Includes:
Complimentary Wireless High-Speed Internet in Guest Rooms & Public Spaces, Each room features a mini-refrigerator, microwave, & Keurig® coffeemaker, The Garden Grille is the on-site restaurant offering cooked-to- order breakfast options daily & opens nightly for dinner & features a full-service bar, 24-Hour Fitness Center, Outdoor Resort-Style Pool, Same day Laundry Valet/Dry Cleaning Service (M-F), Guest Laundry, 24-Hour Business Center with Complimentary Printing, Complimentary USA Today, Complimentary Parking
Rates: double/double room $124.00


Hampton Inn Gainesville
4225 SW 40th Blvd
Gainesville, Fl 32608
Reservations: 352-248-2045
2014 Circle of Excellence Award

The Hampton Inn hotel in Gainesville, FL is conveniently located off I-75 at Archer Road. Enjoy Southern hospitality at its finest. Our friendly team is here to make your stay memorable with that touch of Gator fun. Enjoy easy access to the University of Florida, or enjoy our natural wonders. Relax in your comfortable guest room in a clean and fresh Hampton bed®, and enjoy complimentary breakfast, parking, and Wi-Fi. Whether you’re here for business or for pleasure, the Hampton Inn Gainesville hotel is the smart choice for comfort, convenience and service at a great rate.
Rates: $139.00 Two Queen Bed room or One King Bed room


Drury Inn and Suites Gainesville (Brand New 2018)
4000 Southwest 40th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32608
Telephone: 352-372-5600

Our hotels are family owned and operated, we take great pride in welcoming guests just like we do our own family. As you might have heard, The Extras Aren’t Extras at Drury Hotels!
Rate includes:
Free Hot Breakfast, Free Evening Drinks and Snacks, Free Wi-Fi Throughout the Hotel, Free Soft Drinks and Popcorn, Complimentary Parking
Rate: $110.00 Two Queen Bed room For reservations click this link: https://www.druryhotels.com/bookandstay/newreservation/?groupno=2331461