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Gateway Restaurant and Lodge

09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The window seat view by the raging river was outstanding as was our waiter Guillermo, I hope I have his name spelled correctly. He was so attentive , eager and obviously loved his job. Our food was delicious and prepared to perfection. My friend and I had the seafood crepes and our fellows had fish. Everyone enjoyed their meals and...

Thank Loishka
Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly outstanding all the way around. The staff is very friendly, the location is incredible and the food is wonderful. The bar is always fun and we seem to always meet interesting people. We keep coming back and back again!!

Thank jyenyo
Lakewood, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here twice for breakfast on our way to Sequoia and back, awesome food specially the sweet cream pancakes, great service and the view was just beautiful, we all took a bite of each others' food and everything was delicious. I shall return on our next trip to Sequoia.

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

Luchie, Thank you for your kind words. we are glad you enjoyed our fluffy sweet cream pancakes and found the service to be great! We appreciate you dining with us both morning and we hope you enjoyed your visit to Sequoia National Park. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!

Beaumont, California
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Amazing location, right next to Kaweah River, with outdoor and indoor seating. Great service, our waitress was so friendly and took the time to answer all our questions. We had a delicious breakfast and the pancakes and poached eggs were the best.

Thank winnetou27
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Winnetou, Thank you for sharing we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the breakfast menu. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you back soon! Safe travels!

Burbank, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We ate there for lunch after exiting Sequoia National Park. The food was average quality but expensive. We ate hot sandwiches with sides. The view was great as it overlooked a rushing stream. The room where we ate had a friendly ambience.

Thank 459lhk
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

459lhk, Thank you for rating your experience with us. We do strive to provide excellent service and quality food which is why all our meals are made to order from scratch. We do not provide any pre-made ingredients/meals which is why are prices are set to provide such quality. We are however, pleased to hear you enjoyed the scenery and...

El Cajon, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

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

Thank Maria L
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!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 September 2016

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...

Thank FussyDave12
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!

Reviewed 25 August 2016

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...

Thank soxfanPaxton
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!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 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...

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.

Clarendon Hills, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 24 July 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...

Thank autumnfoods
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.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • 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
Region: United States > California > Three Rivers
Price Range: $154 - $592 (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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