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BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand

3.0 of 5 4200 Northwest 97th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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ft. myers fl
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We arrived late afternoon without a reservation and were immediately offered a large room which we accepted. Upon closer inspection there are smaller rooms in the hotel, at a smaller price but we were happy with the room we had. Large, clean, comfortable. The hotel itself caters to small meetings and is thus much more spacious in the lobby area... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We do sell out quite a bit, and I'm not sure if that is the reason the front desk did not mention the other smaller room but I will make sure our front office manager covers the issue on his next training session with the desk. Have a great day, hope to be of... More 

Hiram, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights while we were on a diving trip at the local freshwater springs because this hotel was central to our diving locations and 20 min from each of them. (The Good): The hotel grounds and outside were appealing and well kept we noticed as we first arrived. The front desk clerk and... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I will make sure our executive housekeeper is aware of your comments. They will help us with our training program within housekeeping. We hope to see you again. Ron. More 

Lakeland, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

I was in Gainesville for the Santa Fe Spring Art show, and I believe this was the hotel they included with their mail out to artists. Not a good choice. The hotel carpets seemed dirty, and the room had a distinct odor. This is a pet friendly hotel by the way, which had I known....... Any way the staff did... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

I am so sorry your stay wasn't excellent. The manager that told you the carpet is being replaced this year was correct. We will be replacing all of the hallway carpet this year as well as starting our room renovations which will include the beds. We are one of the only hotels that offer a performing arts and festivals rate... More 

Prophetstown, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We have stayed at this hotel many times, hoping to earn a free night soon. It is very pleasant, the restaurant is very good as well as the breakfast. We especially like the rooms and the separate sitting area.

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We hope to be your host and have you stay with us many more times. Have a great day. Ron More 

Winter Springs, FL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stayed here many times while attending a horse show in Gainesville. Hotel staff always friendly and helpful. On every visit they have given us coupons for the Gator Den Restaurant which has always provided a wonderful meal. Rooms reasonably priced, clean, and comfortable. This is my hotel of choice whenever visiting Gainesville.

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments! We are hosting the Citrus Cup Morgan Horse competition this weekend and hope to host many more horse events. We hope you will stay here every time you need a room in Gainesville. If we ever forget the coupon for our sports grill, please feel free to ask the desk and they will be... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We loved our room. Very nice staff. Nice size rooms and a great shower. Will stay here again when we are in the area when we are anywhere close to this area. Our daughter in law loves the Florida Gators so she had to have her photo taken with all the Gator things around the hotel.

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent comments. I will share them with the staff of the hotel. We also love*** the Florida Gators. The football team will be staying with us before every home game this coming season. Have a great day. Ron. More 

Chicago, Il
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This is the third time we have stayed at this property in an upgraded suite with our dogs and paid the $20 pet fee. We have been very pleased before. This year, we were put in a room in the front of the hotel, even though we had requested a room in the rear and the carpet in the room... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

I am so very sorry that you received a room that didn't meet your expectations. Every month we have a separate floor of the hotel's carpet shampooed. All of the hallway carpeting will be replaced this year. I will pass along your comments to the housekeeping executive to include in our weekly and monthly training. Again, I'm sorry your experience... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Although I stayed here just one night I think it would be a good place to stay for several nights. It appears that the hotel is a newer one with a conference center and a sports bar attached. I stayed in a king room on the third floor near the elevator on a week night and it was very quiet.... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments! Most business people that stay with us like the king premier or king deluxe rooms, which is the type of room you had. I'm very glad the living room area and little kitchenette added to your stay. We hope that if you're in the Gainesville area again you will use the Gateway Grand. Have... More 

Elkhart, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This hotel is just a bit dated in carpet and furniture, but it feels kind of old world elegant! A great value for the price. Staff really great, pool area is lovely. Our king suite spacious and quiet. Even the fitness center nicely done. Vince did such a great sales job on the phone--- and it was good!!

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Ron G, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We will be replacing the hall carpets and guest room furniture this year. Hopefully that will add the elegance of the hotel. We hope to see you the next time you're in Gainesville. Have an excellent day. Ron. More 

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Address: 4200 Northwest 97th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand 3*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel Gainesville
Best Western Hotel Gainesville
Best Western Gainesville
Gainesville Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Gainesville
#4 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
#9 Business Hotel in Gainesville
#11 Family Hotel in Gainesville

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