Hotel ELEO at The University of Florida

1514 SW 14th St.
Gainesville, FL 32608

Hotel ELEO at The University of Florida, a 173-room luxury boutique hotel, offers an upscale restaurant, flexible meeting and event space, a fitness studio, and an unparalleled level of service.

The elegantly-appointed rooms and suites have been thoughtfully styled with custom-made furnishings, blending comfort and elegance to create a refreshing refuge. Rooms are equipped with QI wireless phone chargers, two televisions, and streaming services including Hulu, YouTube, and Pandora. In-room bath amenities are by luxury skincare brand L’Occitane en Provence. Hotel bedding features luxury linens and hypo-allergenic pillows, all designed to ensure a good night’s sleep. Desks with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows allow for productive time while traveling.

The hotel’s 24-hour fitness studio offers top-of-the-line cardio and strength-training equipment including Peloton stationary bicycles with complimentary online cycling classes, a TRX Training Zone, and TechnoGym Skillmill treadmills. Kettlebell weights, yoga mats and gear, are also provided.

The meeting and event space at Hotel ELEO at The University of Florida features smart technology with two 100-inch flatscreen 4K HD televisions as well as WiFi enabled AV equipment. The 1100 square feet of meeting space accommodates up to 180 guests reception style and be equally divided by an air-wall, creating two separate rooms ideal for smaller corporate events and social functions. Covey Kitchen + Cocktails, located across from the meeting rooms, offers additional options for events including a private dining alcove, 1440 square feet of indoor dining space, and an outdoor terrace, the perfect venue for cocktail receptions.

Covey Kitchen + Cocktails celebrates Floridian-inspired comfort food with a sophisticated flair. The menu features seasonal dishes showcasing produce from area farms. Guests will delight in signature cocktails, a menu of craft beers, and an impressive wine selection. Covey Kitchen + Cocktails features a stylish indoor-dining space with floor-to-ceiling windows, a bar, a private dining alcove, and an outdoor terrace overlooking Rush Lake. Food and beverage options at the hotel also include a deli-style Gather + Go market, offering fresh sandwiches, salads, drinks, and snacks.

Hotel ELEO won’s award: Traveler Review Award 2021 (based on high scores form hotel guests)