At the Best Western Gateway to the Keys, guests stay in comfortable and spacious accommodations close to the Everglades so that the vacation starts off right.
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Florida City hotels already have the best location in the state, but at this property guests can truly relax at the only hotel in town with a hot tub. After a full day of shopping at The Prime Outlet Shops, nothing beats a rejuvenating soak or trip to one of the top dining spots in the city. Friendly, helpful staff is on hand for recommendations and is committed to making your stay the best it can be.
Shopping is a sport here, from Cutler Bay Shopping Mall to Falls Shopping Mall. An entire trip can be planned around this indulgence, spending one day at the Dolphin Malls and the next at Dadeland Mall. However, if you want even more excitement, consider adding a trip to the Miami Motorsports Complex into the mix. Hotels in Florida City make it easy to sample a bit of everything, whether you’re a bona fide bargain hunter or prefer a more laid back vacation.
The brand name of our Florida City hotel is what catches the eyes of many guests, but it’s our commitment to making guests feel at home that really shines. A trip to the Everglades National Park is a must, whether it’s hiking, photography or outdoor recreation that’s on the agenda. The Biscayne National Park is also nearby, and nothing compares to the beauty of John Pennekamp Stone Park.
From the great outdoors to the great indoors (complete with endless shopping, wining and dining), there’s truly something for everyone near this Florida City hotel. Come discover what the Keys have in store for the next great getaway.
Reserve a relaxing stay at the Best Western Gateway to the Keys right now and get the best rates! Enjoy your stay.
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No pets allowed
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Great hotel easy access to keys and Everglades. The hotel looks newly remodeled And our room was clean and spacious. Pool was gorgeous. I would recommend as a good hotel to use when traveling the...
By Megan S
A convenient location to get to the Everglades, this hotel is an economical and value-for-money option. It also appears to be very popular with Europeans (the highest concentration we came across on...
London, United Kingdom on 16-Feb-2020
Stayed here for two nights. Typical Motel with doors on the outside and of course they always give you rooms on the sexond floor so you have to drag all your stuff up the stairs as there is no...
Eindhoven, The Netherlands on 12-Feb-2020
This property is older but extremely well maintained and clean. It is a motel without interior corridors. Very safe area. A number of places to eat within a one to two mile radius. This is a real...
By Darrel B
This is a motel hotel....doors to rooms are outside. Overall good experience. Room was clean, service was great , price was reasonable. Has a pool and hot tub, AMD some rooms open onto that area...
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
100% smoke-free hotel
24-hour front desk
Safe deposit box
100% non-smoking hotel
Cable or satellite television
100% non-smoking hotel
Very friendly staff
Received perfect Housekeeping Score in 2008
Motor coach parking
Security on property
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Cable satellite television
Free local calls under 30 minutes
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Electronic key card locks
Popcorn in every room
Solid concrete walls and ceiling, nice and quiet all around.
AM/FM radio stereo
High-speed Internet access hard wired in every room
Non-smoking rooms available
Adjoining rooms available
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Accessible laundry room
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
5.00 mile(s) from Coral Castle, Carved and sculpted from 1100 tons of coral by a single man, this coral monument was built out of Edward Leedskalnin's obsessed love for a young girl. The mystery remains since Coral Castle's opening in 1923; how Edward Leedskalnin who was only 5 foot tall and 100 pounds, carved and moved over 1100 tons of rock. Did he have any help? Open: Sun-Thurs 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Fri-Sat 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Phone: 305-248-6345
5.00 mile(s) from Miami Motorsports Complex, featuring NASCAR® and Cart events
5.00 mile(s) from Robert Is Here Fruitstand, is known world wide. Robert Is Here specializes in rare and exotic tropical fruits. Award winner in creating custom blends of fruit shakes. Robert Is Here is a very unique family owned and operated local attraction. Open: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 closed in September and October Phone: 305-246-1592
6.00 mile(s) from Everglades Alligator Farm, airboat through the Everglades. Live alligator shows. Open: daily 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Phone: 305-247-2628
8.00 mile(s) from Schnebly Winery, Imagine, wine tasting around natural coral waterfalls surrounded by lush tropical foliage. Discover the tast of Lychee, Passion Fruit, Carambola, Guava, and Mango wines just to name a few. The most exotic winery in the world, handcrafting wines using no grapes. Open: Mon-Sat 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Phone: 305-242-1224
8.00 mile(s) from Monkey Jungle, escape on a jungle safari. Explore the wilds of South America, Asia and Africa. Witness crab-eating monkeys diving for treats. Delve into the lush, tropical Amazonian Rainforest filled with hundreds of exotic monkeys. Open: daily 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Phone: 305-235-1611
10.00 mile(s) from Everglades National Park, is historically, a freshwater river a few feet deep and 50 miles wide crept seaward through this area on a graduall sloping riverbed. The 1,508,570 acre Park is defined by water. Along its 80 mile course, the river dropped only 15 feet, finally emptying into the Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. There, fresh and salt water mix in coastal areas and mangrove forest dominate. Open: 24 hours, Park entrance fee $10.00. Phone 305-242-7700
12.00 mile(s) from Fruit & Spice park, was established in 1944. This tropical paradise features more than 500 varieties of exotic fruits, herbs, spices and nuts from throughout the world. Open: guided tours daily Phone: 305-247-5727
Adjacent to Pollo Tropical, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, a local favorite
.5 mile(s) from Mutineer, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, great seafood/steaks
2.5 mile(s) from Famous Capri, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3 mile(s) from Peking Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
4 mile(s) from El Tor, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
4.00 mile(s) from Miami Dade College, 500 College Terrace, Homestead, FL 33030-6009 Phone: Admissions: 305-237-5555
15.00 mile(s) from University of Miami, 1320 S. Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, Florida 33146 Phone: (305) 243-4029
20.00 mile(s) from Florida International University, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida 33199 Phone: (305) 348-2000