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“Good Hotyel for a 3 or 4 day stay whi8le touring the South of Florida.” 4 of 5 stars
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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   411 South Krome Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034   |  
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Florida City
Kentville, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good Hotyel for a 3 or 4 day stay whi8le touring the South of Florida.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Enjoyed our stay here while touring South Florida. Good central location and well kept clean hotel rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff. Price was reasonable.Would certainly consider this location again in the future.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Troy, Michigan
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4 helpful votes 4 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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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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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 room was sufficiently clean, and traveling solo as a woman I felt perfectly safe. I thought the room was surprisingly quiet, and having the microwave/mini-refrigerator is always an appreciated benefit.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
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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.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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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 tour. The only thing missing was the great travel pamphlets rack for the area. Clean rooms, happy staff, good breakfast array.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Minneapolis, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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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.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Address: 411 South Krome Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Florida City
#4 Family Hotel in Florida City
#5 Business Hotel in Florida City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Gateway to the Keys 2.5*
Number of rooms: 114
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Florida City/Homestead, Florida, close to attractions such as the Everglades National Park, the Florida Keys, Miami Speedway, and Biscayne National Park. Best Western Gateway to the Keys’ guests will find friendly helpful staff, newly renovated accommodations and convenient access a variety of key area attractions. Located in Florida City, adjacent to Homestead this Southern Florida area hotel features well-appointed guest rooms, each equipped with Flat Screen LCD television, refrigerator, microwave and free high-speed Internet access. Hotel guests will enjoy an array of amenities including a complimentary hot breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, Free guest laundry, free boat and RV parking and meeting facilities. Guests staying at the Best Western Gateway to the Keys will find an array of shopping nearby at the Prime Outlet Shops, the Cutler Bay Shopping Mall and The Falls Shopping Mall. NASCAR® fans staying at the hotel will appreciate being 5 miles from the Homestead/Miami Motorsports Complex, home to a variety of racing events throughout the year. This Homestead area hotel is also located less than 10 miles from key area attractions such as the Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and the John Pennekamp Underwater Stone Park. Visitors our hotel will also enjoy a day of fun in the sun at the beautiful Florida Keys or at Miami Beach, just a short drive away. The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Park Gateway to the Keys is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Florida City, Florida. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Gateway To The Keys Hotel Florida City
Best Western Florida City
Florida City Best Western

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