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411 S Krome Avenue
Florida City, Florida 33034-4913
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Welcome to Best Western Gateway to the Keys!

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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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Outdoor pool
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe deposit box
  • Hot tub
  • Exterior corridor
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Very friendly staff
  • Received perfect Housekeeping Score in 2008
  • Boat parking
  • Motor coach parking
  • Security on property
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • 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
More Amenities


  • Cable satellite television
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Dataports
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • 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
  • Voice mail
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs 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:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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Nearby Attractions


  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 26 mile(s) from Key Largo
  • 35 mile(s) from Miami
  • 64 mile(s) from Ft. Lauderdale
  • 114 mile(s) from Naples
  • 127 mile(s) from Key West
  • 284 mile(s) from Orlando
  • 300 mile(s) from Tampa


  • 3 mile(s) from Keys Gate Golf and Tennis Club
  • 4 mile(s) from Homestead Sports Complex, baseball


  • 0.5 mile(s) from Prime Outlet Shops
  • 10 mile(s) from Cutler Ridge Shopping Mall
  • 17 mile(s) from the Falls Shopping Mall


  • 10 mile(s) from Homestead Air Force Base
  • 34 mile(s) from Miami International Airport
  • 50 mile(s) from Fort Lauderdale Airport