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Gateway Inn

Sunrise Highway, Merrick, NY 11566
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Decent Hotel. Good for stopovers handy access to room. Person at reception very helpful and friendly. Breakfast basic nothing fancy. Plenty of restaurants + 7/11 next door or nearby. A little old fashioned (has those red Heat lamps in bathroom). Paid $8 each for extra guests in room we had 4 in total. 2 double beds. Paid around 125 a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I have lived on Long Island for 44 years and drive past this place so many times . Had a family member from out of the country come visit and she stayed there and it's was really nice. The staff is friendly , the place is clean and nice. You have to stay here if in the area

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We've all become conditioned to think that ONLY brand named hotels are clean and nice and that anything else has to be a dive or bed knocking hourly joint. This gem of a hotel proves otherwise! To say that the service was top notch and beyond friendly would be an understatement. The rooms and public areas are spotless and as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We stayed two nights recently. We were in the less expensive rooms-on the back side. quieter, as Sunrise Highway is like the interstate! nice breakfast room with a nice crowd of similarly older folks. very handy location to Jones Beach. got advice to get a sandwich and salad at a nearby grocery store (King something) for our time at the... More 

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Thank HARLAND R
Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The words - "We've been expecting you" are great to hear after a long ride. Staff was very friendly, rooms were very clean, including the bathroom. We were on the courtyard side which had a lovely view. This Inn has an old school charm. The breakfast lady was very kind and cheerful in the morning. We would definitely stay here... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Stayed at the Gateway Inn for the second time. The same desk agent that checked me in the last time actually remembered me. If he did'nt, he sure made me feel like he did. (was a nice welcome) My room again, clean as ever. Was here in freeport on business, short stay, still will always choose the Gateway.

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New Britain, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I have stayed at the Gateway Inn for several years, mainly on weekends when in town for business. I've never had a bad experience, and always greeted by friendly, courteous staff. Easy access to highways and railroad. I have tried other lodging in the area, but when the money is coming out of your pocket The Gateway Inn is the... More 

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Ashburn, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The room was fine, but it could have been cleaner. No fridge, no microwave. For the price of over $100.00 we expected much more. The breakfast area is small and cramped. I think there is 4 tables total there. The breakfast is pre-packaged pastries and bagels, nothing hot. They ran out of a few things and didn't have any more.... More 

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Naples, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

No disabled ramp No luggage trolley/ cart Limited breakfast area Less than friendly breakfast staff Only one small elevator Several steps at different locations to get to elevator Older hotel with few updates Limited parking area Front desk personnel was friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I grew up on Long Island and always thought the Gateway was a motel that people who partied late into the night, or people who were just passing through stayed at. So many times I passed it by wondering if it was safe, if it was dirty, if it was some place with rude and uncaring staff. My girlfriend and... More 

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