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Smithfield, Utah
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is very clean, comfortable, and the staff is amazing. It is a great price for the quality. Breakfast was great and the accommodations for eating were relaxed, comfortable, and the food was delicious. Will stay here again!

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel stay was great. If we're ever in the Gainesville, Florida I would definitely stay here. Wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy all of the aminities. The staff was friendly and the hotel was clean!

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Natalie E, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliment! We are honored that you choose to stay with us on your trips to Gainesville. We strive to be the preferred hotel for all of our guests. Thank you again hopefully we will see you soon!!

Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is EXTREMELY well managed. Our stay was perfect. The hotel was clean, accomodating. The internet was fast and available all the time. The breakfast was ample and delicious. We will DEFINITELY stay here again.

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Natalie E, Room Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We strive to make each and every guest feel welcome once they enter the hotel. We really take each review as a learning tool to correct any issue that may occur. We look forward to seeing you on your next stay!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Welcoming and friendly staff. Walked in and got a great rate without a reservation. Room was clean and spacious. On site bar and grill was good. Very good all around!! Free breakfast bar looked good but we didn't stay and eat, grabbed a muffin and rolled on. Thank you.

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Natalie E, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We strive to make each and every guest feel welcome once they enter the hotel. We really take each review as a learning tool to correct any issue that may occur. I hope stay we us in the future.

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, clean, quiet hotel off 75 near Gainesville. Rooms were large and clean. I had a first floor room off lobby and was very happy. Nice, simple but ample breakfast available every morning. I didn't have a pet but hotel is VERY pet friendly. Seems like lots of people heading south on 75 from up north stop here on way...

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Natalie E, Ro9oms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We want to thank you for staying with us on your trip. It is especially nice when our guests take the time to mention all the positive qualities of our hotel and staff. We make every effort to make your visit pleasant and enjoyable. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lobby is very clean and welcoming, however, it has a wierd odor. Rooms are updated and the beds and pillows were very comfortable! Friendly staff at check-in. They offer a free breakfast, but was limited. Cereal, oatmeal, make your own waffles, some muffins and toast or you can pay for an omlete. Nice place to stay!

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Natalie E, Room Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I am very pleased you had a pleasant stay. I will pass on to our housekeeping manager about the odor in the lobby, we use a neutralizer spray. I hope you will stay out our hotel again when traveling through Florida.

Levittown, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

January 2017 - Group of divers from the Long Island area came to Florida to dive the local Springs. The Grand was the perfect base of operations. Right in the heart of Springs area. Everything we needed in a convenient location.

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Natalie E, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We want to thank you for staying with us on your trip. We make every effort to make your visit pleasant and enjoyable. We continually update the hotel to make your visit better each time. We look forward to your next visit!

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mike, the gentleman who collected me at the airport, was so kind. He also took me to other places when I realized how "spread out" Gainesville was.He has great stories and a gift to gab. He was the best part of my trip!

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Natalie E, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your recent trip. Mike has worked at the hotel for many years and really enjoys his job. I am happy that you enjoyed your shuttle ride from the airport. I will most definitely pass along your appreciation to Mike. - nothing brightens up their day like a great review!

Lecanto, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big motel (hotel). Something like 400 rooms on 3 floors. It has a small, but very good restaurant. Help is very nice and helpful. Good parking, nice rooms, etc. Everything is just great. Right off the interstate....Been there 10 times or more..... Go Gators.........

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Natalie E, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Our restaurant is great place to watch your favorite team, not to mention the food is delicious. Please come back and visit us again when you are in the area.

Edgewater, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay - hotel was convenient to Shands Medical; Staff was excellent; Hotel clean and facilities were great. 10 out of 10. Convenient location off I 75 and Fl Rt 222 was out of the Gainesville School Traffic. I will stay there again.

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Natalie E, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

I am happy we were able to make your stay a memorable one. We strive to make sure each and everyone of our guest receive the best customer service at our hotel. Our friendly and welcoming front desk staff set the tone for a great stay. We hope that you will stay with us again in the future. We appreciate...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $171 - $285 (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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