Stay at this stylish Universal Partner Hotel situated close to Universal Orlando Resort™, SeaWorld® and the Disney® Theme Parks.
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Welcome to the Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, the Gateway to Orlando Attractions in Central Florida. This full-service hotel offers the best in customer service for both business and leisure travelers. Guests will be minutes from Universal Studios Florida™, the Universal’s Island of Adventure™ theme park and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water theme park.
Each well-appointed guest room and suite at this Orlando hotel features cable satellite television with HBO® and free high-speed internet access. Hotel guests will find great dining on-site at the hotel's restaurant or cocktail lounge. The hotel is also ideal for group travel with full-business services and meeting facilities, perfect for conferences, family reunions and other events. The Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel also features a fitness center, guest laundry and a half basketball court.
Guests staying at the Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel will be less than ten miles from local attractions such as the Walt Disney® Resort and Theme Parks, SeaWorld®, Discovery Cove®, Disney's the Wide World of Sports and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Corporate travelers staying at this Florida hotel will be close to the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center, Coleman Aerospace, L-3 Communications and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fore Control. Hotel guests will also enjoy sky diving at the indoor Sky Venture, less than one mile away.
The Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel is proud to offer superior customer service and a convenient location in Orlando. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.
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Pets not accepted
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The hotel staff at the front desk is very nice and helpful. The rooms were clean. If you are going to Universal this hotel would be perfect for traveling time. Disney wasn’t too far so that made it...
Miami, Florida on 23-Jan-2020
Had to run the air at 63 degrees to eliminate the odor in the room. Previous occupants property was left n the room. Bathtub clogged while showering and hair came up from the drain. Had to pay...
Always a friendly staff, most of the time the EV charger is working, but Wawa down the street now has a bank of Tesla superchargers if theirs is not working. Love the two hot tubs at different temps...
Hollywood, Florida on 20-Jan-2020
I stayed 2 nights in this hotel, the reason why I chose this place is because I only had 2 days and I wanted to be close to Universal Studios which is just 5mins drive from the hotel very convenient...
By Cristina L
Toronto on 19-Jan-2020
We never did so much in 7 days!
Orlando for 4 days enjoyed unusually sunny and warm weather, visited Universal Studios and other tourist places, some shopping, discovered delicious Korean BBQ...
Cocktail lounge Sharky & Jack's Bar & Grille located in hotel lobby. Open daily from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. Cocktails, beer and wine
Outdoor pool, heated with pool lift
Poolside services seasonal cabana bar
Hot tub, two
Exercise facility, 24 Hour two treadmills with incline action, two stationary bikes, one elliptical machine, strength station, dumbbells, stretching area, exercise mats, two 32-inch televisions, water station, towels
Weight lifting equipment
24 hour front desk
Multilingual staff, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and French Creole
Laundromat locate by hotel lobby on first floor. 24 hour access
5 Washers - $3.00 per load
5 Dryers - $3.00 per load
Accept coins and/or credit cards
Laundry soap for sale in Shades Deli in Hotel Lobby
Cable or satellite television, HBO®
Car rental desk
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; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
Fax services, first page free then 1.00 USD per page
Photocopy, nominal fee
Mail services, Package Deliver Charges are:First package is free then $5.00 + 6.5% tax, per package. Packages arriving 10 days prior to the Guest arrival date may be subject to additional charges. Hotel will not accept large packages or pallets
Theater ticket desk, attraction tickets for Orlando area attractions
Convenience store/Sundry, Shades Deli on site in hotel lobby. Open daily from 7AM - Midnight. Food, beverages, desserts and sundry items
Basketball, 1/2 lighted basketball court on site - no charge
Sunbathing, pool deck and additional sun deck with misters
Hearing impaired services TDD phone
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged, one care per room
Ice/vending machines, all floors
Outdoor parking one car per room
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Game room is located in hotel lobby ane open 24-hours. Tokens available for sale in game room
Coffe shop, Shades Deli located in the hotel lobby. Open daily from 7 a.m. to Midnight. Now serving Royal Cup Coffee and assorted tea and beverages
Free parking, limited self parking
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
Public restrooms accessible
Accessible business center
Accessible fitness center
Accessible guest laundry facility
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access hard wired
Direct dial telephone additional fee's apply for long distance calls
Room service from 7:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
In-room safe, programmable digital safes in all rooms
Sofabed available in king suite
Adjoining rooms available
Pool view and city view available
Double vanities in 293 rooms
USA today delivered to Best Western Rewards Guests
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 6
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Wheelchair accessible 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
1.5 mile(s) from Coleman Aerospace
1.6 mile(s) from Lockheed Martin Missiles
1.7 mile(s) from L-3 Communications
4 mile(s) from Florida Blood Centers, Headquarters
4.4 mile(s) from IAAPA, International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) - Global Headquarters
5 mile(s) from Darden Restaurants Headqu
6 mile(s) from Conservcare Inc
7 mile(s) from Rotech Healthcare
10 mile(s) from Proctor & Gamble
11 mile(s) from Coca-Cola® Enterprises
0.9 mile(s) from Islands of Adventure, theme park
0.9 mile(s) from Hard Rock Amphitheater, concert venue and restaurant
0.9 mile(s) from Universal Studios, theme park (south entrance)
1 mile(s) from Universal's Volcano Bay, Live the carefree Island life at Universals Volcano Bay. At this water theme park, thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. And right now, the palm trees are swaying and the Florida sun is shining. Here, the TapuTapu wearable lets you hold your place in the ride lines and reveal wondrous surprises with just a wave of your wrist.
Just one mile away from our hotel. Step out side our front lobby and see the amazing volcano straight ahead.
1 mile(s) from Fun Spot Action Park, go-carts, bumper cars, video games
2 mile(s) from Orlando/Orange County Convention Center
3.6 mile(s) from Holy Land Experience, recreation of biblical times with live shows
3.7 mile(s) from Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park and theme park
5 mile(s) from Discovery Cove, SeaWorld's swim with the dolphins experience and nature park
5 mile(s) from SeaWorld, theme park
7.6 mile(s) from Florida Citrus Bowl
9.4 mile(s) from Dr Phillips Center, Center for the performing Arts. Concerts, live events
9.4 mile(s) from Exploria Stadium, Home of Orlando City and Orlando Pride
9.3 mile(s) from Bob Carr Arts Center, performing arts center
9.4 mile(s) from Amway Center, Orlando Magic, concerts, events
9 mile(s) from NTC/Southport Complex
9.6 mile(s) from Wide World of Sports, Disneys amateur sports complex, baseball spring training
10 mile(s) from Walt Disney Resort® area, Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom
16 mile(s) from Gatorland, zoo-theme park
57 mile(s) from Port Canaveral Cruise ter, Cruise terminal for Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney and Norwegian
60 mile(s) from Daytona Beach, Atlantic Ocean, beaches
60 mile(s) from Daytona International Spe, home of Daytona 500
66 mile(s) from Kennedy Space Center, NASA, theme park, shuttle launches
Sharky & Jack's Bar & Grill, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, dinner, breakfast served 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bar opens at 5:00 p.m. and dinner served from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Bar serves finger foods, restaurant has everything from chicken wings to steaks.
Shades Deli, on premises, deli, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Royal Cup coffee, pastries, desserts, sandwiches, salads, pizza, sodas, beer, ice cream, candy, chips and more. Open 7:00 a.m. to midnight.
1 mile(s) from Fish Bones, full service, seafood, open for: dinner, seafood and steakhouse. Voted best in Orlando.
1 mile(s) from Mango's Tropical Café, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, dining and entertainment experience
1 mile(s) from Cici's Pizza, buffet, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, pizza, pasta & salad buffet. Inexpensive way to feed large groups
1 mile(s) from Hard Rock Cafe, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
2 mile(s) from Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: dinner
2 mile(s) from Seasons 52, full service, American, open for: dinner
2 mile(s) from Moon Fish, full service, seafood, open for: dinner
2 mile(s) from Charlie's Steak House, full service, steak house, open for: dinner
2 mile(s) from Capitol Grille, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
3 mile(s) from PF Chang's, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner