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El Cajon, California
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is awesome, great food but the view is amazing, we had a pre-wedding dinner there and its a good size restaurant. the waitress and all the personal were very nice, we even had a chance to see a bear near by, the place sits up in the mountain so we were safe. highly recommend it

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Chiquis, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us. We are pleased to hear your pre-wedding dinner and service were excellent. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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121 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying close by and to save a drive after a drink we decided to eat here for both of the two nights we were in the area. I was pleasantly surprised. The beer selection was great and my wife enjoyed the wines. I found the menu selection pretty good and the portion sizes were large. Our meals were... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

FussyDave, Thank you very much for sharing. We are glad you enjoyed the beer selection and large portion meals. We apologize for the small rush on your first night but we're glad to hear overall both experiences went well and you enjoyed your evening and view on the second night. Thank you for choosing The Gateway! More 

Worcester
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81 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the exterior of the building. The food here is exceptionally good. Since we were staying next door we decided to try the Gateway Restaurant for dinner. We were pleasantly surprised by the menu and even more so when we received our food which was well above average. The prices are moderately high but the food is... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

SixfanPaxton, We appreciate your feedback as we do strive to provide excellent service. We do appreciate your kind comments on our food as everything is made here from scratch. We apologize for the slower than usual service but we are glad to hear we made up for it with muffins and filling meals. Thank you for sharing! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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185 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Having made a reservation to sit outside for dinner, on arrival we were advised that we could not sit where we wanted due to an issue with bees and everyone had come inside - not a problem, but within minutes of us being seated, people were being taken outside. Considering that we had a reservation to sit outside, I would... More 

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Thank JCM81
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, JCM81. We’re also disappointed to learn about your experience. Please, in an effort to rectify your situation, contact us directly so that we may take the appropriate steps in addressing this matter. More 

Clarendon Hills, Illinois, USA
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52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the worst place I have ever stayed at. Especially at 155.00/ night for a week day and $. 185.00/night for a Friday! Omg! It was barely clean enough for my dog!!! The Resturant was ok but extremely expensive for what you got. If I had a fly swatted I could have killed a dozen... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback autumn foods and apologize for your unsatisfactory experience. Please, contact us directly so we may take action in this matter. We’d like nothing more than to rectify this situation. More 

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Denmark
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We had the best time here, and the view and swimming in the river was fantastic. We had the river house with the patio over the river and we liked it very much. Glenn gave us the best attention, we are very gratefull. I have done 100 of hikes in USA over the last 20 years and Sequoia are one... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Michael, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the views and meals here at the Gateway Restaurant and Lodge. Thank you for sharing and we will be honored to see you again soon! More 

Houston
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30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here overnight while visiting the park. It's in a beautiful location on the river right next to the entrance to Sequoia. There are very few rooms, so reservations several months in advance may be necessary. The room was clean and comfortable (although nothing fancy). What we liked most about this place was the restaurant. It's by far the... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, BanjobobHouston. Thanks for your feedback. We’re happy to know you enjoyed your stay and the meals at our restaurant. It was a pleasure having you here, come back soon! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Pick this hotel due to proximity to Sequoia National Park (it's one of 5 closest) and the pretty lovely view of the restaurant. I was right on both account; but really underestimate how bad the room is. The hot shower is really barely functioning (it could pour scorching water if you don't tune it well before); shower space is really... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, DC_Louisville. We’re surprised to learn about your experience. In an effort to rectify your unsatisfactory visit, we’d like for you to contact us directly so we may get to the bottom of your claims. More 

Peoria, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Overpriced, substandard food. Slow service. Flys kept buzzing us inside dining area. The pasta sauce for my wife's meal sure tasted like Prego. View was the only thing that we enjoyed. You may want to bypass this and keep looking.

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Jim. We’re sorry to hear about your experience and hope we can resolve this. Please, contact us directly so that we can discuss your situation further. More 

Montgomery Village
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78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Wonderful, local restaurant located on the Kaweah River, close to Sequoia National Park. Small, cozy bar and indoor and outdoor restaurant seating. Spectacular view of the river; outdoor seating puts you next to the river. Good food, respectable menu and decent service. Family-friendly. So glad I stopped!

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Patrick, We are pleased you found your stay to be cozy and menu delightful. We appreciate you stopping by to enjoy the outdoors with us. Thank you for sharing! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodging renovation completed March 2014. The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge is located just 1/4 mile from the Main Entrance to Sequoia National Park on Highway 198. If offers a full service bar and restaurant along with a lodge containing 5 standard rooms, a cozy honeymoon cottage on the river with a dry sauna room and a two bedroom river house that sleeps up to 8 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Restaurant and Lodge

Address: 45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
Location: United States > California > Three Rivers
Price Range: $130 - $492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gateway Restaurant and Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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