LBA Hospitality

We stand out because of what’s inside.

Press Releases

124-room hotel is a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award winner
September 01, 2016

GAINESVILLE, FL (Sept. 1, 2016)

LBA Hospitality, a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm, assumed management of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Gainesville today. The hotel management and development company is proud to add the property to its rapidly expanding portfolio.

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Gainesville is the third property Miami, Fla.-based ownership group Key International has tapped LBA to manage. Since opening in 2009, the hotel has been ranked among TripAdvisor’s top five Gainesville hotels and received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015.

“We are honored to be Key International’s trusted partner in this endeavor,” said LBA President Beau Benton. “We look forward to bringing our commitment to an exceptional guest experience to the property.”

Comprised of 97 rooms and 27 suites, the hotel is located at 101 SE 1st Ave., in the heart of Gainesville’s vibrant downtown area. Guests will enjoy close proximity to Hippodrome State Theater and Devil’s Millhopper State Park. The University of Florida and Steve Spurrier - Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium are within walking distance and the staff provides game day shuttles to campus.

Contemporary suites and guest rooms include Wi-Fi, 37-inch flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, mini-fridges and Hampton beds®. The hotel’s amenities include a saltwater pool and spa, a fitness center, seven event spaces, On the Run™ breakfast bags and complimentary hot breakfast.

About LBA Hospitality
Founded in 1973, LBA Hospitality is a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm.  With more than 60 properties in 10 states, LBA Hospitality is the premier hotel operator and developer for the Southeast. For more information, visit

← Back to Press Releases

LBA Features

LBA Culture

LBA Culture - Developing a work culture that names good customer service as the foundation of success.

watch video (1:38)

News & Awards


LBA Hospitality now serving Orlando travelers in one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations
read more


SpringHill Suites Tampa Clearwater Beach & Residence Inn Tampa Clearwater Beach now open
read more


TownePlace Suites by Marriott Orlando at SeaWorld opens
read more

2733 Ross Clark Circle / P.O. Box 5566 / Dothan, Alabama 36302 / © copyright LBA Hospitality. All rights reserved.
ph 334.793.6855 / fx 334.793.1707 /