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Gateway Guesthouse

1001 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 (South Austin)
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Gateway Guesthouse
Ranked #2 of 39 Austin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We had a great (but too short!) stay at the Gateway. Comfortable lodging, welcoming hosts, a pool to dangle our tired feet from walking, delicious breakfast. I would highly recommend this B&B. Walking distance from SoCo and beautiful parks, great location for short drives to the capital, Zilker park, and more. Perfect overnight with my mom! would also be a... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was great fun to have you and your Mom stay with us but you are correct, it was way too short! Hopefully we'll see you both back soon. B&B More

Santa Monica, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Perfect B and B- our stay here could not have been more enjoyable...the owners Blaise and Bess are the most lovely hosts- making you feel welcome like family returning home! Our room was like a little haven- quiet, cool with simply the most comfortable bed on earth. We stayed in the studio. The pool is gorgeous and spa elegant. The... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for writing. We are so pleased you enjoyed our Inn and Austin (especially seeing Sir Paul!). It was a joy to have you both here with us and we can't wait to see you again soon. B&B More

Dallas, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Our stay at Gateway Guesthouse far exceeded my expectations. After several frustrating days of searching for way overpriced and full hotels in Austin I stumbled on to a link for Gateway Guesthouse. There just so happened to be a room available and I grabbed it without any further research at all. Upon arrival I realized very quickly what a gem... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We were thrilled that you stumbled upon us, enjoyed having you here immensely and look very forward to seeing you again soon. Have a great summer. All the best, B&B More

Gothenburg, Sweden
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Lovely little place. Very friendly inn-keepers who are more than happy to help with advice on restaurants etc. Excellent home-cooked breakfast. Within walking distance to South Congress. Nice stroll through a residential area. Note: they do have (very friendly) dogs in the house, in case you happen to have an allergy.

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stop by and stay with us. We hope you continued travels were enjoyable. Just so everyone is aware, both of our dogs are hypoallergenic, as I too am allergic. The Standard Poodle Louie and the Soft Coated Wheaten Leo are both groomed dogs. So there are no worries about allergies. Thanks again and... More

Cairo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

If you're looking for a calm and genuinely welcoming place to stay yet close proximity to the city center of Austin, the Gateway is your best pick. Add to it the outstanding home cooked breakfast and the innkeepers willingness to go above and beyond to make their guests feel at home, you will not even want to leave at the... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We were thrilled to have you here with us for such a special weekend. It was a pure pleasure. We hope we'll see you again very soon! B&B More

Dewey, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

What a great place and what a great city. I have never had such good food in my life!!! Its just a very lovely place!!! The city was awesome the location was just prefect access to thing very close to the bat bridge

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We adored having you stay with us and enjoy the wonderful town of Austin. We hope to see you again very soon. B&B More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Wow! I have stayed in a lot of B&Bs over the years, and the Gateway Guesthouse is definitely one of my favorites. Everything is just perfect--the accommodations are lovely (and uber clean), the inn keepers are warm and welcoming, and well, I can't tell you how wonderful breakfasts are--you just have to experience them for yourself. Do yourself a favor... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was great to have you two here with us and enjoy some quiet after your busy weekend! We look forward to seeing you again! Blaise & Bess More

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I just visited Gateway Guesthouse last weekend and everything was perfect. The breakfasts were so delicious and the master suite was spacious and relaxing, with my own private patio! The poolside lounge area is very Zen. I will go back!

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you stay here with us and loved that you had "the best breakfast of my life" and then the "second best breakfast of my life" while here! We hope to see you again very soon! B&B More

Petersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The Gateway Guesthouse is the best B&B I've ever stayed in for a number of reasons. Bess and Blaise who run it, are two of the nicest, friendliest and loveliest people I've ever had the pleasure in meeting. The room was amazing and cleaned every day. The whole house is beautiful and the garden is great too. There's two gorgeous... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Jhon, thank you so much for the review. It was a joy to have you here with us and we can't wait to see you again in a year. And thank you for trying, very hard, to get us into this decade with twittering, or is it tweettering, and instagraming...... Yow! Be well and have a super year! B&B More

New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Had a genuinely wonderful experience at Gateway Guesthouse... Such a beautiful property. Very zen and serene and perfectly located to downtown and SoCo areas. Bess and Blaise were the perfect hosts and made sure all our needs were met. And, breakfasts were absolutely the best part of the day. You can tell breakfasts were made daily with love. I can't... More

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much. It was a pleasure to have you here with us and we'll look forward to seeing you again for some R&R. All the best, B&B More

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Address: 1001 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin > South Austin
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The Gateway Guesthouse is a luxury bed and breakfast, dedicated to excellence in accommodations, amenities, service and cuisine. Join us at this historic 1917 property, in our world class accommodations and for our chef-prepared, critically acclaimed and award winning breakfasts. When you are ready to venture out, we are located at the intersection of downtown, SOCO and the East Side; near everything that makes Austin so special. We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 
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