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Essex, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Gateway Inn to attend a funeral in the area. There are very few properties on the South Shore of Long Island – most are found along Hempstead Turnpike. The location was perfect for us. The room was clean, the Internet worked and we had a nice stay for two nights. The Continental breakfast had cereal, oatmeal, bagels... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has plumbing issues and has no irons or boards in the bedrooms. As a matter of fact, only one full size iron board in the whole hotel! The free breakfast has sweets and sugary foods mainly. No real type adult breakfast. In the courtyard you can literally look in the rooms in the next court! The staff was... More 

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Boyertown
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60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were recently visiting friends in Massapequa. We headed out to Montauk earlier in the day and needed a place to stay that night. The Gateway Inn fitted the bill. We were going to go to Jones Beach which is apparently close by but never made it. Check in was quick. We had a room in the... More 

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Girona, Spain
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, but a good option if you are going to be in Merrick area. Continental buffet breakfast had more choices than we expected. It's also near the LIRR station, so it's easy to get into Manhattan.

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White Plains, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the beach. This hotel is nice and close to Jones Beach, as well as Jones Beach theatre. I have been coming here for years. The owner (Kevin) and the staff do a great job at making you feel at home. The rooms are extremely clean. They now have flat panel TV's in the 2 rooms I stayed in... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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253 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned from class reunion on Long Island NY. Actually I do not want to review this motel as that I want to keep it secret.. 18 miles from car rentals at JFK and easy access to Meadowbrook, Southern State, Hempstead Tpke and the Expressway. Nothing fancy but lowest prices you can get during summer on Long Island. Great A/C,... More 

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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85 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We always stay at the Gateway because it is clean and well run. This time was no exception. Kevin runs a tight ship but is always joyful and it shows with the employees. They always seem to be smiling and helpful. They change linen every day rather than just make up the bed and, although the Gateway is one of... More 

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Naples, Florida, USA
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We weren't sure about this hotel because it is NOT a chain and didn't know what to expect. The pleasant surprise was that is NOT a chain and a delightful place to stay. Yes, it is an older hotel but that was part of its charm. The friendliness and professionalism of the staff was what made our stay. We would... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while my best friend got married.. Hotel room was clean and staff were very friendly..room was very affordable..room was facing highway but never heard any traffic or the trains..continental breakfast was good.. Bagels, cereal, Danish , fruit, yogurt.. Eating area small but was kept very clean..Will stay again if I'm ever back in Merrick..

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Needs work. Bare bones. Men in undershirts hanging out in room doorways smoking. Daylight coming through doorway weatherstripping. Not enough hairdryers for all rooms. Not worth the savings. We will not stay there again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Address: Sunrise Highway, Merrick, NY 11566
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Merrick
Price Range: $115 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gateway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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