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350 SW Florida Gateway Drive
Lake City, Florida 32024-3855
United States


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Hotel Overview

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The beautifully modern Best Western Plus is situated halfway between Tallahassee and Jacksonville. The Best Western Plus Lake City located in Florida is an excellent home base for exploring North Central Florida. Just off I-75, our hotel puts you 20 minutes from the magnificent swamps of Osceola National Forest and the world renowned natural springs of Florida such as Ichetucknee Springs and Ginnie Springs.

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When your kids are ready to recharge, head to our indoor pool. Families appreciate having all the comforts of home at our hotel, from free Wi-Fi and a fitness center to complimentary cookies and outdoor grilling area. Additional amenities and services include a free full hot breakfast with make your own Belgian waffles, yogurts, eggs, a hot meat item, cereals, pastries and much more!

All of the area restaurants and shopping are located within 1.5 miles of this hotel, Texas Roadhouse®, Olive Garden®, Red Lobster®, Longhorn Steakhouse®, Chick-fil-A®, Burger King®, Sonny's BBQ and some local haunts like Sal's Italian Deli just to name a few!

The Best Western Plus Lake City lends centralized access to major highways I-75 and I-10. Located only 35 minutes north of Gainesville, home to the University of Florida and 1 hour and 15 minutes east of Tallahassee, home to Florida State University.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast. Hot and cold breakfast including pastries, a baked egg and meat item, cereals, yogurts, hot oatmeal with multiple toppings to choose from, coffee, tea, breads and make your own Belgian Waffle!
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 12 a.m., elliptical, strength training machines
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, English, Spanish
  • Guest laundry, 24 hours, fee of $1.00
  • Laundromat, coin laundry on site, 24 hours
  • Dry cleaning, same day available
  • Safe deposit box, at front desk
  • Cable or satellite television, over 100 Hi-Definition channels plus multiple premium channels: HBO® and Cinemax®
  • 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, 24 hours, free, staffed
  • Fax services, fax machine located at front desk, no fee
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Video conferencing
  • Mail services, USPS onsite
  • Meeting facilities, meetings only, depending on set-up and table size, the meeting room can hold 20 to 70 people.
  • Convenience store/Sundry, 24 hours, snacks and other essentials
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services, pool lift, TDD
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines, ice machines located on floors and vending machine is in the lobby area
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces

  • Sidewalks and walkways
  • Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
  • Lobby check-in counter
  • Breakfast and food counter
  • Public restrooms
  • Exercise facility
  • Swimming pool

Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms

  • Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
  • Accessible toilet stall
  • Accessible toilet seat
  • Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
  • Accessible sink, including accessible height, knee space and levers

Accessible Public Space Food Service Areas

  • Accessible tables and counters
  • Accessible routes to accessible tables and counters
  • Accessible for reach food, drink, condiments and tableware

Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms

  • Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
  • Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
  • Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
  • Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
  • Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
  • Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror

Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower

  • Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall opposite the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of curbs or lips at the shower entrance
  • Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
  • Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose

Additional Accessibility Information

  • The hotel can be contacted directly by customers regarding additional information relating to its accessibility features at the following telephone number: (386) 754-5944
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  • Cable or satellite television,
  • In-room movies
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk level
  • Dataports
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Speaker phone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning,
  • Trouser press
  • Wake-up calls,
  • Sofabed available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs, available
  • Rollaway beds, available
  • Clothes press

Accessible Parking and Loading Zones

  • Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
  • Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area

Accessible Interior Routes

  • Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
  • Doors to all interior routes
  • There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
  • Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters
  • Passenger elevator equipped with audible tones/bells or verbal annunciators that designate the passage of floors and designate the direction of the elevator called - one tone for "up" and two tones for "down”
  • Passenger elevator equipped with TTY system
  • Drinking fountains
  • Public telephones
  • “House” telephones

Interior Signs and Warning Features

  • Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
  • Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms

Accessible Guestrooms

  • Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
  • Accessible door hardware
  • Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
  • Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
  • Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
  • Guestrooms with two beds next to one another include a minimum of 36" between the two beds
  • Accessible drapery wands and controls on fixed lamps and HVAC units
  • Accessible desk height and clearance
  • Accessible clothes closets

Accessible Rooms: Bathtubs

  • Transfer tub seat available
  • Adjustable height hand-held shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
  • Horizontal grab bar at the foot of the tub (by the controls) that is at least 24" long
  • Horizontal grab bar at the head of the tub that is at least 12" long

Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:

  • Television closed captioning
  • TTY capabilities
  • TDD telephone
  • Visual fire alarm system
  • Visual smoke alarm device
  • Visual notification device for door knocks and telephone calls
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More Amenities

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 7.3 mile(s) from Target Distribution Center
  • 23 mile(s) from PCS Phosphate
  • 6 mile(s) from Ring Power Corporation
  • 9.5 mile(s) from HAECO Americas
  • 5 mile(s) from VA Hospital
  • 5 mile(s) from Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center
  • 1 mile(s) from North Florida Regional Me
  • 7.3 mile(s) from Werner Enterprises


  • 16 mile(s) from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, large beautiful state park that runs along the Suwannee River.
  • 22 mile(s) from Ichetucknee Springs State Park, natural spring crystal clear 72 degree water. Great for nature hikes through North Florida wetlands, or a nice swim, snorkel, tubing down the river, or dive.
  • 19 mile(s) from Olustee Battlefield, historic state park from the Civil War era. It is a small piece of the Osceola National Forrest. A day here will give you beautiful sights, and a great history lesson.
  • 20 mile(s) from O'Leno State Park, beautiful state park located off the Santa Fe River. Picnic areas galore, hiking trails, bike trails, and fishing. This park is truly worth it.
  • 6.6 mile(s) from Alligator Lake Park, 1,000 acre recreation area with a covered playground, picnic areas, canoe launch, and hiking/biking trails through the swap and canals. Great for nature watching.
  • 21 mile(s) from Big Shoals State Park, this park is situated on the Suwannee River and features Limestone bluffs as well as the biggest whitewater rapids in the state of Florida. 28 miles of hiking and fishing.


  • 0.7 mile(s) from Sonny's BBQ, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open from 11:00AM to 9:30PM
  • 0.7 mile(s) from Olive Garden®, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 10:00PM
  • .07 mile(s) from Longhorn Steak House®, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 10:00PM
  • 1 mile(s) from Texas Roadhouse®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 10:00PM
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Papa John's Pizza®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 11:00PM
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Red Lobster®, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 10:00PM
  • 2 mile(s) from Gators Dockside, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Sports Bar and Grill Open 11:00AM to 12:00AM
  • 2.2 mile(s) from Cedar River Seafood, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 9:30PM
  • 3.9 mile(s) from Marion Street Deli & Pub, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open 11:00AM to 10:00PM


  • 9 mile(s) from Florida Gateway College, a state college
  • 46 mile(s) from University of Florida, located in Gainesville. Go Gators!
  • 105 mile(s) from Florida State University, located in Tallahassee. Go Noles!

Nearby Cities

  • 60 mile(s) from Valdosta, Georgia
  • 70 mile(s) from Jacksonville
  • 140 mile(s) from Tallahassee
  • 51 mile(s) from Gainesville
  • 130 mile(s) from Orlando
  • 285 mile(s) from Atlanta, Georgia
  • 378 mile(s) from Miami
  • 297 mile(s) from Pensacola


  • 2.7 mile(s) from South Side Sports Complex, soccer and baseball fields and a large play ground for the kids
  • 1 mile(s) from The Country Club at Lake City, golfing


  • 1.8 mile(s) from Lake City Mall, JC Penney, TJ Maxx, Belk, Rue21, Maurices, Cato, In Style, Michales, Bath & Body Works, Clare's, Payless, Shoe Dept, Hibbett Sports, Lee Nails, Kay Jewelers,and Chastain Jewelers
  • 2 mile(s) from Gleason Plaza, Hobby Lobby, Dicks Sporting Goods, Ross Dress for Less, 5 Below, and Great Clips


  • 73 mile(s) from Jacksonville International Airport
  • 162 mile(s) from Orlando International Airport
  • 47 mile(s) from Gainesville Regional Airport
  • 4 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Station
  • 65 mile(s) from Amtrak Train Station, located in Jacksonville, FL