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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 Gainesvilles best attractions with premier lodging and amenities, as well as a full-service conference center.

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 Nations Baseball.

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 raceway also features the Gators Den Sports Grill with wide screen and tableside TVs.

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, Moletech Power Systems 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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4200 NW 97th Boulevard
United States


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4200 NW 97th Boulevard
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What's nearby?


  • 85.00 mile(s) from St. Augustine

  • 90.00 mile(s) from Jacksonville

  • 90.00 mile(s) from Daytona Beach

  • 125 mile(s) from Orlando

  • 135 mile(s) from Tampa

  • 145 mile(s) from Tallahassee

  • 250 mile(s) from Savannah, GA

  • 350 mile(s) from Atlanta, GA

  • 350 mile(s) from Miami

  • 525 mile(s) from New Orleans, LA

  • 1.00 mile(s) from SMI Joist

  • 2.00 mile(s) from FHSAA

  • 2.00 mile(s) from AvMed

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Tower Hill Insurance

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Exactech

  • 8.00 mile(s) from C.A.P.T.

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Nationwide Insurance

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Metal Container Corporation

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Medical Manager

  • 11.00 mile(s) from Clariant LSM

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Regeneration Technologies, Southeast Tissue Alliance

  • 13.00 mile(s) from Sabine

  • 13.00 mile(s) from Moletech Power Systems

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Dollar General, Distribution

  • 18.00 mile(s) from Sandvik

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Fe College

  • 8.00 mile(s) from University of Florida

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 651 traveller reviews
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Excellent Service - Great People

24/10/2016 Ashley C,

I came to Gainesville for the first time and chose to stay at the BW per a recommendation I received. Boy were they right! I was helped by Brian at the front desk who welcomed me warmly and assisted m... more


Helpful for family of hospital patients

24/10/2016 Robert M, The Villages

I had a difficult situation made much better by staying at this hotel while my husband was in Shands Hospital. The complimentary breakfast was the cleanest, most plentiful, best tasting I have experi... more


Excellent customer service

23/10/2016 dwyerwfx, Stuart, Florida

Front Desk service representative, Forrest, could not have been more accommodating. We weren't pleased with the location of our room which was next to an exit door. Though the hotel was very busy, h... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
Forrest really does a great job for us. I will pass along your compliments to him. We always try to go beyond expectations to make your visit memorable. The pool area you mentioned is especially beautiful with both a pool and hot tub for our guests. We hope you will return soon.

Beautiful place to spend the night.

22/10/2016 Detailsrn,

Very nice property just off I-75. A little difficult to find in the dark would be my only negative thing to say. The front desk staff told us the poor lighting was due to a city ordinance. Room was... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
We are happy that you chose to stay with us on your recent trip. Sorry that you had difficulty locating us, but I hope your stay made it worthwhile. Our newly renovated breakfast area is beautiful and a wide variety of breakfast items available. Please visit us again when you can.

Great space for family of 5

18/10/2016 DeDreanaFreeman G,

This was a graduation trip and with the outrageous prices of so many other locations this was a great value with breakfast included. The service as good the room was large and comfortable.The kids enj... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
We appreciate you staying with us on your recent trip. Many guests mention our beautiful pool and hot tub area - glad your kids enjoyed it. We hope you will be able to stay with us again soon!