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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Gateway Guesthouse was terrific. We stayed in the Carriage House, which is really a one bedroom apartment. The laundry feature was a nice surprise for these runners. We missed breakfast both days as we ran early in the morning but it looked wonderful. We were able to get coffee very early before our runs. My favorite part was Leo and... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks a ton for your review and we are so happy you enjoyed the Carriage House. It is a bit like you are living in Austin, even for just a couple of nights. We do have wonderful running options just out our door and we were glad you were able to take advantage with good weather. Leo and Lazos enjoyed... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Wonderful B&B experience for our 30th wedding anniversary. Desired a romantic weekend away and found it in Austin at Gateway Guesthouse. Stayed in the master suite and had a great experience. Highly recommend if you prefer the B&B experience vs traditional hotel.

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Anniversary celebrations are so fun! Thank you for allowing us to host. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. All the best and here's to many, many more! B&B More 

Lewisville, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the accommodations, hospitality, location and breakfast provided by both Bess and Blaise - thanks for a wonderful weekend. We used the location as central point to visit Texas Hill country and our hosts provided plenty of feedback on sites, restaurants and stores to shop.

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for making us part of your wonderful Mother's Day gift! So glad you had fun traveling around and relaxing with us. We hope to see you again next year! B&B More 

Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We were in Austin visiting some cousins. Gateway guesthouse was just what we were looking for. So relaxing and the breakfasts Bess made us were amazing! We stayed in the Studio room and it was perfect. Bess and Blaise have gone above and beyond to think of everything. The bed was so comfortable and the hot tub was relaxing! This... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your space, pool, location and, yes, the food! We'd be very happy to see you again and hope you'll return soon, B&B More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Best BnB we have ever stayed at. Friendly, engaging, smart, helpful, unobtrusive inkeepers. Perfectly landscaped back courtyard w pool, hot tub, big back porch and big ol shade trees. Quiet at night with fantastic beds and pillows- I got great sleep. You do not need a car to explore the SoCo, Zilker, river bike/walk trails, Rainey Street, downtown. Clarksville or... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was great to have you stay with us! What fun. I think sometimes what people most about our place....are the things we like most: entirely central location while still being a getaway and a truly relaxing garden. Thank you. We are glad you enjoyed the beds and burritos and fun guests. We do too! Please hurry back. Can't wait... More 

Geneva, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We stayed with Bess and Blaze the last few days. Everything from the food to the beds were second-to-none. They were extremely helpful in giving us great places to eat as well as the best "to-do's" in the area. The house is in a great area and close to everything. We will be staying here again on our next trip... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write. You know we figure if we are going to be a real-live B&B, we should at least get two things right: beds and breakfasts! We are glad you enjoyed both and our suggestions for the town and vicinity. We like to help guests find whatever they might want to discover... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Let me start by saying that I have never spent anywhere near this amount ($1250+ for 3 nights) for a hotel or B&B stay, so perhaps my expectations were out of whack when I took this unit for myself and a friend. (I had received a small inheritance after a very stressful year and splurged on the accommodations.) It's interesting... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you, Amy, for your review and thoughts. We are sorry you did not fully enjoy your stay. We do always query guests about food issues when they arrive. Those restrictions are never an issue just as long as we know about them. With a 35-year professional chef at the helm anything can be on the menu for breakfast. So... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We first stayed at Gateway Guesthouse in 2013, and most recently for 6 nights in April. Blaise and Bess continue to be gracious and kind hosts, and Bess's breakfasts are the stuff of legends. We enjoyed numerous other treats along the way. They helped us with bar and food recommendations, sorted out a local tour, and organised all our transportation... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We have so much fun when you are here! It was wonderful to see you again and have you stay here with us. We do try to help with whatever folks might need and, we agree, we love our location here. We hope you'll be back in October for ACL!! All the best, B&B More 

Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Gateway is a great base for staying in Austin. From the moment we arrived, Bess and Blaise (and their super-friendly trio of four-legged hosts) were warm and welcoming. They were always quick to offer a cold drink and to respond to our fluctuating thermostat needs, since we weren't used to Austin weather. Their restaurant and sightseeing recommendations were all excellent,... More 

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we are glad you enjoyed our recommendations, pups, hospitality and location. We always try to let guests know that the Master Retreat and the Midnight Garden Guestroom can be a bit street-noisy. For most folks, it bothers them not... More 

Cobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at this B&B. The hostesses were friendly, helpful, fantastic chef, and lovely to meet. Loved yhe chef prepared breakfasts especially the homemade breads! Convenient location. Would recommend this B&B. We will be definitely be back!

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GatewayGuesthouse, Owner at Gateway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us and enjoyed your visit. Chef-Bess loves to make all foods but here breads - sweet or savory - are some favorites. We will be more than happy to welcome you again and hope you'll be back soon! B&B More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gateway Guesthouse is a luxury bed and breakfast, dedicated to excellence in accommodations, amenities, service and cuisine. Join us at this historic 1917 property, in our world class accommodations and for our chef-prepared, critically acclaimed and award winning breakfasts. When you are ready to venture out, we are located at the intersection of downtown, SOCO and the East Side; near everything that makes Austin so special. We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Guesthouse

Address: 1001 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1333
Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $312 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gateway Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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