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7299 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819-8353
United States


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Hotel Overview

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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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Restaurant on-site
  • 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
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and French Creole
  • Porterage/bell services
  • 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
  • Business center
  • Fax services, first page free then 1.00 USD per page
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • 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
  • Air-conditioning
  • 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
  • Inter corridor
  • 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
  • Accessible deli

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
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  • Cable or satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access hard wired
  • Direct dial telephone additional fee's apply for long distance calls
  • Voice mail
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe, programmable digital safes in all rooms
  • Wake-up calls
  • 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
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 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, Headquarters
  • 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 Con
  • 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
  • 9.9 mile(s) from Amway Center, Home of the NBA's Orlando Magic & host to other sports and music 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

Nearby Cities

  • 18 mile(s) from Kissimmee
  • 47 mile(s) from Winter Haven
  • 51 mile(s) from New Smyrna Beach
  • 54 mile(s) from Daytona Beach
  • 85 mile(s) from Tampa
  • 98 mile(s) from St. Augustine
  • 105 mile(s) from St. Petersburg
  • 106 mile(s) from Clear Water Beach
  • 109 mile(s) from Gainesville
  • 114 mile(s) from Ft. Pierce
  • 132 mile(s) from Sarasota
  • 134 mile(s) from Jacksonville
  • 153 mile(s) from Ft. Myers
  • 166 mile(s) from West Palm Beach
  • 187 mile(s) from Naples
  • 192 mile(s) from Boca Raton
  • 209 mile(s) from Ft. Lauderdale
  • 228 mile(s) from Miami
  • 242 mile(s) from Tallahassee
  • 371 mile(s) from Key West
  • 60 mile(s) from Cocoa Beach


  • 3 mile(s) from Wonder Works, laser tag, virtual games, science experiments
  • 5.5 mile(s) from Bill Frederick Park at Tu, pool, picnic and trails
  • 7 mile(s) from Camping World Stadium, sports, tournaments
  • 10 mile(s) from Orlando Tennis Center
  • 11 mile(s) from Orlando Skate Park


  • 2 mile(s) from Prime Factory Outlets, upscale outlet shopping
  • 3.6 mile(s) from Mall at Millenia, upscale shopping and restaurants
  • 4.7 mile(s) from Florida Mall


  • 0 mile(s) from Lynx Bus picks up and drops off outside the hotel on Universal Boulevard
  • 11 mile(s) from Orlando International Airport
  • 35 mile(s) from Orlando Sanford International Airport
  • 63 mile(s) from Daytona Beach International Airport
  • 7.9 mile(s) from Amtrak 1400 Sligh Boulevard Orlando, FL 32806-3905 Orlando Amtrak Station 7.9 miles, 15 minutes