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BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819-8353 (Florida Center)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A+ Hotel...The best Best Western I have stayed at. I booked a room through bestwestern.com for 2 nights. Was supposed to be a standard room with 2 beds. Got a price of 51.00 a night which is excellent to me compared to all the other Best Westerns I have stayed at in this month. When we got there it was... More

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Pearl River, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is great. Within walking distance to a lot of attractions if you wanted to. All of the hotel staff was really nice except the gentleman that checked us in. The rooms are nice but a little outdated. Our AC was broken and reported to front desk on our way to Universal Studios. We got back... More

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orlando Fl
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first night we were there the power went out on the wall with the TV, fridge, and lamps. We called the desk and maintenance fixed the problem within 20 minutes. When we turned the TV back on the screen was so wide that the picture was distorted we called the desk maintenance did not know how to fix that.... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We payed less than 100$ for 2 nights for 3 persons, bargain of the year :-). The location was good, 20min walk to Universal. The hotel itself was dated but clean, no complaints here. The 10$ breakfast was a letdown though, it's not worth the money. Stay there but don't pay too much, it is a pretty old hotel

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Winston Salem, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rooms spacious, clean & comfy - especially the beds. Nice outdoor pool & hot-tub. Staff are helpful and friendly. Location to Universal & SeaWorld is outstanding. Con: Deli food in the evening & breakfast is limited and there are no fast foods places nearby. Our room was 6th floor & much time was spent on elevator waits - nearest door... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel itself was nice the facility was also nice. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the food was quite good. It was quite clean but could be cleaner. The pool was very nicely maintained. The location was the best thing it is about a 10 minute walk from wet n wild and many good restaurants and is... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked via BW for 69$ AAA rate...and this one did not disappoint. Check in was friendly...front desk employee was of Haitian origin and we chatted in French a bit. The room was of good size, 2 double beds, furniture a bit old, tropical musty smell (but went away with AC), free wifi, good LCD TV, good bathroom. The amenities are... More

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel for 11 nights in June 2014 as base for Universal and Disney. Ideal location, free shuttle ride or 20 minutes walk to Universal and 20 minutes drive to Disney parks. We found the hotel to be excellent value, rooms were clean, comfortable and well equipped. Many restaurants within 10 minutes walk so didn't use hotel restaurant,... More

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Bill J, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel after your recent vacation. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would return again. We like to say that we are right where you want to be for all the fun things there are to do in Orlando. Again thank... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I stayed at this hotel in April. The staff was friendly though the property looked somewhat worn. It is across the street from the Wet n Wild waterpark. We were assigned a room that smelled really musty and moldy. We requested and immediately received another room which was better, slightly musty, but it's Florida so I will... More

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Bill J, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Biglunamoth, Thank you for your review. We are ideal for hose visiting Universal Studios and Sea World and about a 20 minute drive to Disney World. I appreciate your comments and will pass them on to our staff. We hope that you will consider staying with us again should your travels bring you back to Orlando. Sincerely, Bill Jones,... More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Best Western is a typical BW by which I mean when looking it up on internet it looks nice ( pool,tennis,basketball courts, computer room, small arcade room,this BW even has Electric Car charging pumps(2) , fancy lobby with expensive art ) and then you get to the room and it's beat down with faded carpet warn down paint. For... More

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Bill J, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WillieB, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I apologize for the inconvenience you encountered with the cold (or lack thereof) in your room. The cartridge was changed in your room and the problem was eradicated. I am excited to tell you that we will be completing upgrades to the rooms. You mentioned the public areas that were... More

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Address: 7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819-8353
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Florida Center
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Orlando
Clarion Orlando
Clarion Hotel Universal
Orlando Clarion

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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 Best Value Hotel in Orlando #131 Family Hotel in Orlando #149 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
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Stay at this stylish Orlando, Florida hotel situated close to SeaWorld(R), Universal Studios(R) and the Disney(R) Theme Parks.Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel, the "Gateway to Orlando Attractions" in Central Florida. This full-service hotel offers the best in customer service for both business and leisure travelers. Guests will be minutes from Universal Studios, the Islands of Adventure theme park and the Hard Rock Amphitheatre where visitors can enjoy local concerts. Each well-appointed guest room and suite at this Orlando hotel features cable satellite television with HBO(R) and free high-speed Internet access. Hotel guests will find great dining onsite at the hotel's restaurant or cocktail lounge. The hotel is also ideal for group travel with full-business services and meeting facilities, perfect for conferences, family reunions and other events. The BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel also features a fitness center, guest laundry and tennis and basketball courts. The hotel is pet-friendly. Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel will be less than ten miles from local attractions such as the Walt Disney World Resort and Theme Parks, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Disney's the Wide World of Sports. Corporate travelers staying at this Florida hotel will be close to the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center, Coleman Aerospace, L-3 Communications and Lockheed Martine Missiles and Fore Control. Hotel guests will also enjoy sky diving at the indoor Sky Venture, less than one mile away.The BEST WESTERN Orlando Gateway Hotel is proud to offer superior customer service and a convenient location in Orlando. Make a reservation today and save! ... more   less 
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