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.
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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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Meeting facilities Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center, a full-service Hotel and Conference Center. Our hotel has 152 spacious guestrooms and suites with more than 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space accommodating groups up to 300
Conference services Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center, a full-service Hotel and Conference Center. Our hotel has 152 spacious guestrooms and suites with more than 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space accommodating groups up to 300
Ballroom Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center, a full-service Hotel and Conference Center. Our hotel has 152 spacious guestrooms and suites with more than 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space accommodating groups up to 300
Banquet facilities Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center, a full-service Hotel and Conference Center. Our hotel has 152 spacious guestrooms and suites with more than 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space accommodating groups up to 300
Universal gym Nautilus Workout Machine
Stair stepper one elliptical machine
Stationary bike one available
Treadmill two available, Sole Treadmill with multi purpose functions
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 modem hookups
Wedding services On site wedding facility
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
High-speed wireless internet access
Additional ADA amenities available
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:
Visual notification devices for door knocks
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
Cable satellite television
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Free long distance access
AM/FM alarm clock
DVD player available King Premiers, Hot Tub Suites and Presidential Suite
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
Bridal Suites available, two person hot tub, king bed, antique furniture, microwave and refrigerator.
Adjoining rooms available Connecting King to a double
Rollaway beds available
Room service from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Free high-speed wireless Internet access
Bathrobe available Bathrobes are in our Hot Tub Suites and Presidential Suite
Sofabed available King rooms only
Spa available Hot tub suites available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 8
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
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