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BEST WESTERN Gateway to the Keys

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Troy, Michigan
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Reasonable price for a poolside room, nice pool and hot tub, good free breakfasts, pleasant looking all around, only about 15 minutes to the Everglades and about 40 miles south of Miami. Rooms are clean and kept clean routinely.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It's a good value for those looking to save money in the high price point Miami/Keys area for hotels. It's an old style motel with outside entrances rather than inside hallways. I just needed a place to sleep that was safe and clean given I wanted to participate in high season late night/early morning ranger programs in the Everglades. The... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Good location for many things - quick drive to the keys, to the everglades and to Miami. Overpriced but common for this area. Breakfast good but eggs poor quality. Good room, would stay again. Staff friendly. Booked a crib and they did not have it in the room on check on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This hotel is homey and comfortable. A perfect location for travelling south down to the Keys or West to the Everglades. Started our day with a great free breakfast at the outdoor patio by the pool. Travelled to the Keys and back then went for a dip and a hot tub. Next day down to the Everglades and an airboat... More 

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Minneapolis, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Not as nice as it used to be. We have stayed at this hotel on and off for many years, and over time the rooms have become more run down. It didn't smell very good. We felt like it should have been cheaper. We probably will not use it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Fantastic place to stay. Very reasonable price and great location, service, quiet, and friendly staff .It is right on route one on the entrance to the keys. I went to everglades as it was also close to that.

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This hotel is a fairly typical Best Western that hasn't had any updates since the 1990's. The rooms were reasonably clean. We checked for signs of bed bugs after seeing another post at this hotel with pictures of them, but we saw no signs of them under the mattress or head board. Bathrooms were clean, and carpets were clean. The... More 

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GATEWAYBW, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway to the Keys, responded to this review

I would like to start of with we have ZERO tolerance when it comes to bed bugs. We have never had a real incident with bed bugs. We use Ecolab and Shield pest control on a monthly basis to ensure that our rooms are at the highest standards when it comes to pest control. Our housekeeping checks thoroughly on a... More 

Ohio, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We always stay at this hotel when we are in Florida City. It's reasonable and convenient. The people are great and the rooms are comfortable. It's convenient to Everglades National Park. and a good stopping off point before going to the Keys.

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Staten Island, NY, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Excellent hotel experience, didn't want to stay in Key West, although a 2.5 hour ride from Key West it was a pleasurable trip and the cost savings where absolutely worth it. Hotel staff and rooms where more then expected for the cost

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This is a very lovely hotel and the staff provides great customer service by having a positive attitude when dealing with their customers. The rooms are very comfortable and they provide a very enjoyable breakfast. Will most definitely stay here when traveling to the area again.

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