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BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand

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Charleston
Reviewed January 24, 2016

This hotel was booked for my husband and I by a friend. The lobby was very inviting and the rooms were clean. They serve a free continental breakfast and for $3.00 you can add a customized omlett. The breakfast was very good. There were two groups of wedding guests staying there that weekend which added to late night hallway noise...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience of the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay! With our spacious conference space and delicious banquet food, we're fortunate to be able to host all sorts of events, from weddings to conferences. Of course, even when the hotel is full, we are committed to the peace and comfort of...

Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Whenever I stay at a hotel, I can always judge its quality by the cleanliness of its sheets and bathrooms, and the variety of its provided breakfast. This hotel gets a 5 out of 5 in my book! I have never feasted so well at a hotel-provided breakfast. There were waffles, pastries, bananas, yogurt, sausage breakfast sandwiches, cereal, hard-boiled eggs,...

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Thank you for choosing the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand for your stay in Gainesville! I'm so glad that our breakfast exceeded your expectations! We want to make sure everyone starts the day right, so we provide as much variety as possible to cover anything you might be craving. In addition to all of the delicious options you mentioned, we also...

Oxford, Mississippi
Reviewed January 19, 2016

I have traveled a lot in my 69 years, and I have never felt so comfortable in a hotel. It is a welcoming, tastefully decorated hotel with lovely landscaping, quiet and clean rooms, and all the amenities. The layout appears to have been designed with guest comfort and enjoyment as top priorities. The lobby and dining area are conducive to...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for your kind words! It means the world that you had such a memorable and enjoyable experience at the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! It takes a true team effort to keep the hotel up to our standards of cleanliness and quality; the grounds-keeping staff ensures that you are greeted by a lush green landscape upon...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

The food, service, venue was a Hugh success. The Gateway was ready and met all our needs. The service was fantastic and I heard many comments about how great the food was. They also comment that the servers were awesome especially Forrest😄😄😄

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for making the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand a part of your recent function! It's great knowing that we exceeded your expectations! Our banquet team always knock it out of the park with great service, beautiful space, and delicious food! And of course, Forrest will be thrilled to see that he was able to make your experience one to...

Miami
Reviewed January 8, 2016

We were traveling with a small dog around the holidays, this hotel was able to accommodate our little friend. I must say this place was great. it is right off of I-75 so you are less than a 1/4 mile from the ramp. (not noisy at all) and the staff was extremely friendly from check in to check out. The...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words on the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! I was delighted to hear that you took advantage of our new on-the-go breakfast bags! We just added this feature to our breakfast lineup for weekday travelers that just don't have time to sit down and have a meal on-site, and feedback from our guests is...

Iowa
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

When we decided that Gainesville would be our stop for the night, I started searching for a deal. We wanted a nicer place, preferably with a restaurant attached or close by. There are only 3 star out of 5 hotels in the area so I chose this one because of the restaurant attached. We had driven 14 hours and wanted...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience of the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! I'm glad you had a chance to enjoy the Gators Den Sports Grill! Nothing beats the convenience of having a restaurant on property when you're traveling! Unwinding by watching the game on our big screen TV or one of the table-side TVs is the perfect way to end a...

Oakville, Canada
Reviewed January 4, 2016

During the Christmas season the hotel lobby was beautifully decorated. Personal was friendly and seemed happy. We were disappointed with not being informed that there was a fee for breakfast, when we booked the room. Also, when they remodel, a chair height toilet would be nice. Next time I will enquire about a room for my mobility issue.

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Thanks for your feedback on the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! Our staff will be delighted to know that their service made your stay special! We want to make sure that each guest's stay is as comfortable as possible, so please speak to our staff about your needs and we will be happy to get you into the room that works...

United States
Reviewed January 3, 2016

No complaints. staff was great, hotel/room was very clean, decorated very nicely for the holidays. Would stay again. onsite restaurant was good. great service and the food was surprisingly good for a hotel restaurant.

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments on the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! I'm glad you were able to try the Gators Den Sports Grill while you were here! I've always been a huge fan of the restaurant (my wife and I eat there all the time), but with the new menu they've just rolled out they've taken it to a...

Orlando
Reviewed January 1, 2016

Hotel was very nicely decorated for the holidays and the service was great. Unfortunately, the room layout was a bit awkward and somewhat uncomfortable for watching TV which was shared between the bed area and the living area. The problem was that the tv would not twist all the way to either area so you had to watch TV from...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand during your trip to Gainesville. I was so happy to see that you enjoyed the holiday decorations! We know it's tough to be away from home during the holidays so we want to make sure you're travels are filled with cheer. Of course, now that the holiday season has ended,...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Our first glimpse of this hotel and conference center lived up to its majestic name; inside things look a little tired (the walls remind me of hospital decor). But thanks to a comfortable, non-squishy bed and the warm welcome to our dog (complimentary treats, grassy grounds and affordable $20 pet fee, the Gateway Grand was the right place for us....

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the comments on the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! I'm so glad you and your family felt at home! We're always happy to offer a warm welcome and a treat bag to our furry friends, so thanks for bringing your pooch during your stay. It really brightens our day to see all the cute dogs and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand

Address: 4200 Northwest 97th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $133 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
#4 Family Hotel in Gainesville
#7 Business Hotel in Gainesville
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Presidential suite. Has two separate bedrooms separated by a living room and a large balcony overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles PamsPicks13, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“For a quieter room, ask for a room away from the lobby. Pool side seemed nice.”
 of 5 bubbles aeweller09, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“all rooms are great.....tried them all.....Well, most of them.”
 of 5 bubbles DBRX, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“We have a dog and got a 1st floor room with easy access to the outside.”
 of 5 bubbles rgbres, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to face the pool. Jacuzzi suite is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles joels943, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
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