The Paramount Plaza Hotel and Conference Center stands out amongst the best accommodations in Gainesville, Florida. The Plaza is ideally located only minutes from the University of Florida and Shand*s Hospital. Bordered by the picturesque Bivens Lake Nature Preserve the hotel offers a taste of Florida the way it used to be. From the moment you check in, our friendly staff will make you feel at home. We offer our guests a list of amenities like an outdoor pool, fitness room, Lakeside Gazebo and ample free parking. We even offer the high tech amenities today*s discerning travelers want like complimentary high-speed wireless and a business center. Our guest rooms are larger than most hotels in the area, which leaves you with plenty of space to create your home away from home. In room guest amenities include hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. Unwind on one of our comfortable pillow-top beds and catch up on your relaxation with remote controlled cable television complete with pay per view movies available. You may even want to order room service from the Lakeside Grill Restaurant in our hotel. After your restful night*s sleep, you*ll really love our vast array of delicious choices on the breakfast menu. Allow our shuttle van to take you to the University, Shand*s or even the Gainesville Airport at no charge. While you are at the hotel, you will notice the volume of convention and meeting business we host. Our conference center has hosted everything from University functions to top-flight business seminars. Business or pleasure, the Paramount Plaza Hotel should be your choice when you are in Gainesville.