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BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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St.Petersburg
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms are very clean and entire staff was welcoming and friendly. Breakfast is in a clean and well lit area with freshly waffles and more. Even omelettes made to order at a slight extra charge. We stay here every year on our way to tubing, looking forward to next year, already!

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience at the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! We are so glad you chose our property for your tubing visit! What better way to start a fun day of tubing than our free continental breakfast? There's something for everyone with our make-your-own waffle station, fresh oatmeal station, and new triple zero greek yogurt and gluten free breads!...

Bricktown, United States
Reviewed 23 August 2016

very nice place to stay...beautiful an very clean ....friendly staff and the breakfast in the morning was perfect a variety and something for everyone....coffee offered all night and early in the morning for those that needed to leave before the area was open for the morning

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand for your stay! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! A delicious breakfast is the best way to start your day, but we know some guests need to leave early or can't make it down in time to have a meal. In addition to the coffee, we also offer Grab and...

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We pulled up to the hotel and it was beautiful. Located in Gainesville FL right off the freeway hidden on a side street. We were impressed with the size of the lobby and the manicured grounds. The room was big and overlooked a beautiful pool. The breakfast was awesome! All the food was fresh and they even made omelettes. Try...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and were able to enjoy the beauty of our lush well-kept landscape and pool area! Our groundskeeper will be thrilled to here how much her hard work made a difference to your experience! We hope you can spend more time during...

Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Gateway Grand show signs of a once grand hotel with lovely architecture. However, the old lady is showing signs of her age. The hotel staff was pleasant and courteous. A continental breakfast is complimentary with eggs or omelet prepares to your likely for just $3.00. My AC wasn't working properly and after the second night, I was cheerfully relocated...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand. I am sorry that we did not exceed your expectations during your visit. While we have been operating for over 15 years, we know how important it is to be constantly improving! That's why all of our guest rooms have been recently given new hardwood furniture and are currently receiving...

Florida
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great 2-night stay at this hotel. It was very clean, quiet and comfortable and the staff was very accommodating. This will be my go-to place when staying in Gainesville. While it is about 20 minutes from UF, its quality is well worth the extra 5-10 minute drive.

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience of the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, we are honored to be your hotel of choice in Gainesville! The beauty of our location is that we are tucked away from all the noise and traffic of the busy Archer Road or Newberry Road exits, but still just a minute away from I-75. From there it's just...

Miami, FL
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Went to move my daughter in to her dorm at UF....beautiful hotel. I usually book Marriotts but have recently been using Best Westerns as well. This hotel looks like you're walking into a resort, very attractive, with friendly staff and clean rooms...the free breakfast spread was good and had lots of variety. They also had an omelette station as an...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand for your visit. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Nothing gets you ready for a day of moving in like an energizing breakfast and with our new gluten free bread and triple zero greek yogurt there's something for everyone. Thank you for letting us know about the linens in...

Reviewed 17 August 2016

We came to Gainesville this summer for my daughter's softball camp at the University of Florida. Another mom and daughter that we went with booked the stay at the Best Western Gateway Grand and to be honest I was a bit nervous because I am a Marriott girl. I was pleasantly surprised when we pulled up at the hotel, the...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for your kind words about your stay at the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand! We are so glad you decided to join us for the softball camp! When you are staying so long away from home, a friendly face goes a long way, so our staff is always available to provide anything they can to make...

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

23 cars broken into. broken glass all over the parking lot. Management could care less. No security or security cameras CAUTION if you are planning a wedding or conference think again . No help from front desk. Gave me a broom to clean up the glass.

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

We are so sorry for the inconvenience you experienced during your visit. While we have security cameras throughout our building, we do not monitor all aspects of the parking lot and advise our guests to park at their own risk. We completely understand how traumatic this experience was as one of our vehicles was also vandalized. Our entire staff did...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have stopped at Best Western's Gateway Grand Hotel in Gainesville, Florida, four times on our vacation trips to Florida over the years. College football fans love the 152-room hotel because the Gators Den Sports Grill is a popular venue after games at the nearby Swamp, Florida's football stadium. We think it is one of the most comfortable hotels we...

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for making the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand your hotel of choice in Gainesville for Football Games! We are so glad to know that our amenities have made your visits more comfortable! In addition to the room amenities you mention, which are available year-round, we also add special touches during our University of Florida home football games, like the...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I toured the hotel while looking for places to host our upcoming wedding and we were impressed by the excellent service provided by Mike, Forrest and Ana. They went out of their way to show us around (despite the pouring rain). The hotel grounds were beautiful and well-kept; you can tell that hotel management takes hospitality seriously....

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Vince S, Rooms Division Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for considering the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand for your upcoming wedding, we would love to be a part of your special day! Our staff want you and your guests to create amazing memories when you celebrate any occasion with us, so we strive to make every detail perfect. From the delicious food and beautiful well-kept space, to the...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $159 - $288 (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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“ask for ION clean room or it will smell”
prettyjuls23, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“have stayed in several rooms there and they all have been super clean, and quiet.”
margaretparham, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the third floor are nicer than the lower floors. I think they are still renovating.”
ralphf600, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Floors are quiet and great view”
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“Presidential suite. Has two separate bedrooms separated by a living room and a large balcony overlooking the pool.”
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