Relaxing Gainesville, FL Hotel - Best Western Gateway Grand


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Best Western Gateway Grand


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4200 NW 97th Boulevard
Gainesville, Florida 32606-3742
United States


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Hotel Overview

Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, the exceptional Best Western Gateway Grand in Gainesville, FL offers the best of both worlds. A convenient location close to the excitement of Gainesville's best attractions with premier lodging and amenities, as well as a full-service conference center.

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Centrally located in Gainesville, Florida, guests of the Best Western Gateway Grand will be minutes from the best attractions of the city. Spend an afternoon exploring High Springs or Ichetucknee State Park, seeing a show at the Hippodrome State Theatre, checking out the Florida Museum of Natural History or discovering Downtown Gainesville Historic District or Paynes Prairie State Park, the choice is yours. As one of the closer hotels near Gator Nationals, visiting sports fans can cheer for their favorite teams at nearby University of Florida, the NHRA Track or with Nations Baseball.

Guests will feel right at home at the Best Western Gateway Grand with spacious accommodations featuring cable satellite television with HBO®, high-speed Internet access and more. Wake up each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast, take a swim in our outdoor swimming pool, get your heart racing at our fitness center or relax and unwind in the hot tub after a day of exploring Gainesville. This hotel near Gainesville raceway also features the Gators Den Sports Grill with wide screen and tableside TVs.

Business guests staying at the Best Western Gateway Grand will enjoy a full business center, meeting space that can accommodate up to 300 people and a close proximity to local corporations, including FHSAA, Exactech, Moletech Power Systems and Sabine. Guests visiting students at the University of Florida, located just eight miles away will also love staying at the Best Western Gateway Grand in Gainesville.

Book your stay at the Best Western Gateway Grand today. Enjoy your stay.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
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Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Great stay”
By annbC1151QM
Jacksonville, United States on 24-Jul-17

It's difficult for a Nole to stay in Gainesville, but I had a great experience at this location. Great rooms, perfect location and friendly, helpful staff. Beds were extremely comfortable and, while...

“Great Meeting Experience!”
By michellewK996MH
Port Orange, FL on 21-Jul-17

Excellent meeting experience at the Best Western Gateway Grand! The Staff was top-notch from Front Desk, to Sales Manager to Banquet Team...they delivered excellent service! When I am in the area...

“Awesome Hotel!”
By Kathy S
on 21-Jul-17

We stayed at this hotel on July 16. It is an awesome hotel--the entrance is very grand and we had a very nice room. The bathroom amenities (soap, shampoo, conditioner) were great too. We were...

“Great Hotel and Great Value - We Loved the Pool”
By Cardstunts
on 19-Jul-17

I think we spent more time at the pool than in our room. This is a great hotel with a very friendly staff from the front desk to the housekeepers. We had a nice time in our clean and spacious hotel...

“Best Western Indeed”
By Phillip G
Estero on 18-Jul-17

My stay for business was a pleasure. Great spacious room and wonderful staff. Breakfast was varied and good. I enjoyed my stay and would visit here again. I found the hotel to be located near food...


Hotel Amenities


  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Cocktail lounge, Gators Den Sports Bar and Grill
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility
  • Massage services
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Jacuzzi®
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, French)
  • Business center
  • Banking
  • Guest laundry
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Airport car
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference services
  • Ballroom
  • Notary public
  • Banquet facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Catering
  • Interior corridor
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Alarm system
  • Additional ADA amenities available
  • Meeting planner
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access

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
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  • Cable satellite television with HBO®
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Dataports
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Desk/work area
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Presidential Suites available, all antique furniture, two king-size bedrooms, 2.5 half bath, microwave, refrigerator, and private balcony.
  • Bridal Suites available, two person hot tub, king bed, antique furniture, microwave and refrigerator.
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Room service from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access

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
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • 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 business center
  • Accessible guest laundry facility
  • Accessible conference center
  • Accessible restaurant at property

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

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