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BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped on the way down to Naples. Very friendly fast check in and plenty of car parking available. Very spacious room lovely and clean and great comfy bed. The pool area was very nice for sitting out in the evening. The bar attached to the hotel was excellent friendly staff and good food. Breakfast good choice and healthy options all...

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! We appreciate your business and your compliments. The Gators Den is a great place to have drinks, snacks or full meals. Our newly renovated breakfast area is beautiful - and the food choices are excellent. We hope you will stay with us again.

Port Charlotte, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel last night and liked it so much we came back tonight. It's all decorated for christmas, absolutely beautiful. The breakfast was very tasty and the cleanliness was 10! We suggest this hotel to you location is perfect!!!

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, we pride ourselves in the beautiful Christmas decorations in the lobby. We receive many compliments on the tree and our amazing Christmas village. I'm glad you enjoyed our newly updated breakfast area - there are items for most every taste and dietary need. Thanks for coming back to stay another night.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to check in to this beautiful Best Western. I have always stayed at the Hilton... Friendly staff greet you with a warm welcome. The rooms are large and clean all with a fridge and microwave. ..good breakfast options. ..several family members stayed here for the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Beautiful lobby. I will definitely stay here again....

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

People are really impressed when walking into our beautiful lobby - now, decorated for Christmas makes it more stunning. The microwave and mini fridge in each room makes travel so much easier for those on the go. I how you will come back and visit us soon!

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place. Very dog friendly. They gave our dog, Tootsie, bones at the desk. Really enjoyed free buffet breakfast with a $3 omelette bar! Clean room. Pleasant staff! Close to highway and gas. Will return.

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We are indeed pet friendly and at only $20 per night for the pet, it is often times less than the price of a kennel. Treats for pets always receive a big smile from pet owners. Thank you for choosing to stay with us on this visit and hopefully in the future.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 months in a wonderful suite. Late night jacuzzi is amazing! Breakfast is great and healthy too. All the staff were exceptionally professional and helpful. Many thanks to Brian, Jonathan, Tyler, Erial, Mike, Brian, Gary, Guy, Henry, Richard, Rhonda, Cynthia, Candy, Joe, Sarah, Christy, Jackie and Destiny. Gators Grill is on site with wonderful staff, food, drinks and...

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you Joel ... we felt that you and Jasmin were "family" in your extended visit with us! Each day, both of you greeted the staff with a smile and a friendly word. We are glad you got to stay with us so long. I'm sure that staying in one of our 4 hot tub suites made your time with...

Lehigh Acres, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hot tub and pool were a little dirty but being in Florida and an open pool it's expected. Beds were pretty stiff for my like and had a sore back when I woke. But no complaints on everything else......

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

I'm glad that you were able to enjoy the pool and hot tub on your visit. Depending on occupancy level, cleanings are done as often as possible on each. I will mention it to our maintenance staff. We hope that you will come back and visit in the future and if anything is not at an "excellent" level, please let...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent and quiet room, very very nice property and layout, with beautiful grounds (and hey, if you're a Harley fan, there's a Harley store right across the street). It's sad that such a pretty place with such pretty rooms has such a drab interior. The hallways and the doors are dark and the doors a dreary darkish brown; makes you...

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments on the comfort and quietness of the room. The Harley dealership across the street is a pleasant surprise to many of our visitors that enjoy riding. The Gators Den is indeed a very nice place to eat - with a large selection to satisfy most any tastes. The recently updated pool area is a beautiful...

Tallahassee, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled as a single person for treatment at Shands. Wonderful place to be away from home. It's safe, secure, clean, comfortable, the rooms are large, the beds very comfortable, and I'm so happy with them! I plan to stay there again.

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to tell others about your stay. Many Shands patients stay with us because we are convenient to both Shands and North Florida Regional hospitals. We are happy that you will choose us for your return stay.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

held a luncheon for a non profit group in the conference center. The restaurant catered for 50 people. Everything was wonderful, the room was clean and professional, the lunch was delicious! The servers, Kathy and Emily were fantastic and very professional. I highly recommend this hotel for your next event!

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We get many compliments regarding our banquet staff, thank you for yours. Kathy and Emily are both exceptional at their jobs. With ballrooms and banquet rooms to accommodate any size group, we are the preferred choice of many companies in Gainesville. Our banquet food is amazing ... we are happy you enjoyed everything.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a little far out from the city and all of the fun things, but if you're away on business and you want a clean, quiet place to stay, this is it! I had a very nice stay, and I loved the restaurant that is adjacent to the hotel. The weather was perfect in November and I spent...

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Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words. We are just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Archer Road and Newberry Road to provide an extremely relaxing and restful stay. Our pool area is especially beautiful this time of year. We hope you will have occasion to visit us again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand

Address: 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $160 - $228 (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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