Gainesville, Florida -- A hip hotel called AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown is set to open across the street from the University of Florida in early 2018. Part of a growing Marriott brand that started in Spain, this property will have 144 rooms, a rooftop jetted pool and fitness center, portable rooftop bars, and sleek high-tech rooms with smart TVs and plentiful USB ports. Its AC Bar will have craft beers from area breweries, craft cocktails and small plates. The photo shows a rendering of the lobby. Managed by Concord Hospitality, the AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown will of The Standard, a 10-story complex with a Target, restaurants and student housing.