Relaxing Gainesville, FL Hotel - 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 Champion Park of Newberry.

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 NHRA raceway also features the Gators Den Sports Grill with wide screen and tableside TV’s.

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®, Nanotherapeutics, Progress Corporate Park, University of Florida 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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Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Kevin and Jerome”
By DakotaSherlock
on 14-Mar-18

Kevin and Jerome were the best waiters we've ever had at military ball! They did a wonderful job as waiters and they seems to have fun while doing it. I definitely recommend Kevin and Jerome for...

“Very comfortable stay”
By starbux
Miami, Florida on 13-Mar-18

We were here for an event at Santa Fe Community College. Best Western made our stay very convenient with transportation to and from the airport, as well as the college. The drivers, Mike and Ray...

“Great Stop on I-75”
By ddwaller1
Estero, Florida on 13-Mar-18

Having just stayed at a Best Western in New Orleans, heading home to South East Florida, we decided to stop at this Hotel. This is the second time we stayed at a BW Hotel and were totally delighted...

“Bell High School Military Ball 2018”
By Sahara H
on 10-Mar-18

Kevin and Jerome were the best waiters! We came for military ball, and they were by far the most helpful and entertaining waiters. Definitely would recommend as waiters for any other event. Five star...

“Bell high schools JROTC military ball ”
By Jordan C
on 10-Mar-18

Thanks to Kevin’s and Jerome’s wonderful services we had a Very successful military ball this year! The gateway grand has a very Phenomenal group of workers, Thank you so much guys!! We’ll be back...


Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, make your own waffles and a made to order omelet station
  • Cocktail lounge, Gators Den Sports Grill
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility 24-hour
  • Massage services Massage and Skin Care Studio
  • Gift shop or newsstand Complimentary Daily USA Today Newspaper
  • Jacuzzi®
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, French)
  • Business center two desktop systems with printing capability
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Airport car, Gainesville Airport only. 24-hour advance reservation required.
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Free parking truck parking available
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Catering
  • Universal gym Nautilus Workout Machine
  • Stair stepper one elliptical machine
  • Stationary bike one available
  • Treadmill two available, Sole Treadmill with multi purpose functions
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat Coin Washer and Dryer Machines available
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access
  • Computer rental
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Video conferencing
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services On site wedding facility
  • Equipment rental
  • Sunbathing Pool onsite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities Pool Lift available Wheelchair
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed wireless internet access
  • Alarm system
  • Additional ADA amenities available
  • Meeting planner
  • Recreational field - Soccer, archery, softball and baseball
  • Pet friendly hotel with dog walk and dog stations
  • Shuttle service available from 6:00 a.m. to midnight to Gainesville Airport only. 24 hour advance reservations required.

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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  • Cable satellite television
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • DVD player available King Premiers Hot Tub Suites
  • 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.
  • AM/FM radio stereo available
  • Bridal Suites available, two person hot tub, king bed, antique furniture, microwave and refrigerator.
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Microwave
  • Room service from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Refrigerator
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Bathrobe available Hot tub Suites Presidential Suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available King rooms Hot tub Suites
  • Spa available 4 hot tub suites
  • Pool View

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 8

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available We have handicap rooms available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available

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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