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“Smelly & Dirty”
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Gateway Inn
Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Blanding
Reviewed October 8, 2010

Be careful this is a runout ill maintained hotel. This is no longer a Best Western. I did not have time to do any research since the B&B we booked at was a dump. I had to find another place in Blanding on a moments notice. The hotel is run down and the room was really smelly.....sort of like a locker room. The A/C system was dirty smelled nasty when turned on. The entire property is poorly lit and you don't feel very safe. Because of the odor, I had to leave the window open and had to listen to trucks running up the highway all night.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 27, 2010

The Gateway Inn in located in the small town of Blanding, Utah about 80 miles south of Moab. It appears to be an older style motel but had been well maintained. The front desk clerk was very pleasant and did her job well. The room was adequate and very clean. This is a no-frills motel- nothing more than bed, bath and TV. A very simple continental breakfast is included in the price and gave us a good start in the morning. Blanding appears to be a very quiet, small town and we felt very safe there.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 7, 2010

Out dated and nasty is not even close ice mich. broke,ac cut on and off all night didnt cool, pool broke just the pitts for a place to stay

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 30, 2010

Stayed for 1 night, had a long good sleep on one of the best beds during this trip so far!
The rooms are a little outdated but several rooms were being restyled. The swimmingpool needs maintenance. The road noise wasn't very bad, the breakfast was simple but adequate. Staff is friendly.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 30, 2010

Wanted a room in Bluff but it was full. This little place was very clean and affordable. Had fridge, microwave, and internet. Note it used to be a Best Western and sometimes pictures online show it as such. It looks older but has been well cared for. It is also pet friendly. Only complaint is that breakfast is too basic. No Cereal just toast, juice, oatmeal, coffee, pastries. Also keep in mind Blanding dining options are very limited and even more so on Sundays. The whole town shuts down except for the Subway and an A&W located in a gas station.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 5, 2010

Nice affordable hotel with the usual amenities including fridge, microwave, coffee pot and hair dryer.. Room was spotless, desk staff was very friendly and helpful. Parking was good right in front of our room. We were on the backside in a downstairs room and it was quiet and peaceful.
After we were in the room we decided to stay an extra night to see some of the attractions in the area that were recommended by a fellow traveler and staff. Good base location for us to see and drive some of the scenic byways and visit Natural Bridges, Pottery tour, and Museum. Then leaving to visit Arches and Canyonlands an easy drive from here.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 23, 2009

I am so glad I read the reviews on this site when I selected this hotel. And they take dogs! Room was clean, front desk associates nice. I didn't have problems with noise -- ask for a room on the back side. Everything worked in the room. Good hotel for the price. Simple breakfast, perfect for a quick bite before the road. Nice pool. Grounds maintained.

  • Stayed: August 2009
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Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Address: 88 E Center St, Blanding, UT 84511-2900
Location: United States > Utah > Blanding
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Blanding
Price Range: $64 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gateway Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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