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Best Western Gateway Grand
Ranked #4 of 47 Hotels in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Hotel needs small gift shop & daily newspapers for sale; restaurant breakfast needs meat other than pork; you must close bathroom stall door to access toilet paper. Hotel should inform guests at check-in if room does not have tub (and shower only).

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Ron G, General Manager at Best Western Gateway Grand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your comments. Our king accessible rooms are the only rooms that have showers and do not have bath tubs in order to help with wheel chair accessibility for a disabled person. These rooms are at the same price as our standard double room. We will review your comments in our staff meeting to see if we can add some of the requested items to make a guests stay more enjoyable. Thank you. Ron

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Visited my son in college. Hotel has great service and very reasonable rates. It is very clean and the free breakfast is great because it includes both hot and cold meals. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Ron G, General Manager at Best Western Gateway Grand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your great comments. Remember during your next visit to Gainesville that the Best Western Plus Gateway Grand has parents rates for parents visiting their kids at the University of Florida or Santa Fe College. These rates are available all year long except for special event weekends. Have a nice day. Ron

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Reviewed 24 August 2013

unhappy with stay, had to pay for our kids, which the one reason we chose BW we Kids stay free...but after the hectic check in we come to find out its based on each hotel..so double check next time you choose to stay at a BW. I know I do now. cuz Im not going to fall prey too that. I think its bad business to charge for kids under 17. we could have lied about not even having any children wtih us. so just beware next time.

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Ron G, General Manager at Best Western Gateway Grand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

I am wondering if you stayed at the Best Western Plus Gateway Grand? We definitely don't charge for kids. As a matter of fact, our hotel has flat rates so we charge the same rate for 1 to 5 people in a room unless they rent an extra cot or crib from us. Please call me "Ron" or Vince our front office manager so we can straighten out this problem. Thanks Ron

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Reviewed 20 August 2013

They have great service. All the way thru. The restaurant is also very good. Good hospitality - southern style. Pool is great too. The room is fine too but the bed sheets need to be a little newer. It looks overused. The towels are fine. The carpet could need a little help too.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

I was impressed with the level of service and the caring staff. They really know their stuff and keep their guests happy. The pool was great and the lounge was very friendly and inviting. The décor was very southwestern and very comftorable beds.

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

We stopped here on our way to visit family in Miss. The appearance and overall cleanliness of hotel was one of the better best WESTERNSe have stayed at. Rooms were clean and fresh. staff was friendly. On the downside, Breakfast was Continental, Plain Jane. Worth the money, if you don't mind a light breakfast.

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Reviewed 11 August 2013

Breakfast is great but the food is put around the room . Please look around the dining area . This is new hotel nice , clean . We are on the 4 th floor , pretty quiet and a great view into the pool . The hotel is very close to I -75 but hidden behind a gas station at exit . Just follow garmin GPS, I have no problem. However this hotel has a lot of stairs but I only see one elevator . It is quite a walk to my room . Coffee is free 24 hours . Sometimes, the front desk welcomes guests with snacks depending on the rate u paid . Price line guests usually get nothing Room is pretty large and bathroom is very clean . AC is good , can't complain too much .

Room Tip: Pretty far from U of Florida . Gas is so expensive at stations close to Best Western .
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Address: 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
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Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Gainesville
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gainesville
#3 Family Hotel in Gainesville
#7 Business Hotel in Gainesville
Price Range: £85 - £177 (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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