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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


Pets: No Pets accepted
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16:00:00 | 12:00:00
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4200 NW 97th Boulevard
United States

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 680 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 368
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Rating: 1 22

Great Customer Service/Attention to detail!

17/01/2017 Marc G, Goshen, Indiana

Recently had a 3 night stay at this property. Everytime I entered the property I was greeted...BY NAME! The restaurant had the best quesadilla I have EVER had. Very clean rooms, extra clean bathrooms... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
Reviews like yours are a great commendation for our employees! It is very nice to know that we exceeded your expectations. We understand that your experience is often times determined by our attitude. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We hope you will come back and visit again soon.

Shuttle van

09/01/2017 Eric C,

Gary the shuttle van driver made my stay here much more convenient as Uber and cabs in Gainesville can be a long wait in tje AMs. The airport is a short 20 minute ride away. Hotel could use an upgrad... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
Thank you for staying with us during your recent trip. I will pass along your appreciation to Gary. Thanks for your suggestion regarding the free weights in the fitness center, we appreciate when guests take time to offer helpful suggestions. I will also pass along the nice comments about our staff and breakfast - nothing brightens up their day like a great review!

What a gem

06/01/2017 fairyqueen286, Ajax, Canada

We booked this hotel at the last moment. What a surprise and a gem. We had a h-u-g-e room with a king size bed and separate seating area. Very clean and quiet. The staff were friendly. Check in w... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
Wow, what a nice review! Thank you for all the positive comments and compliments. The breakfast has recently been expanded to include items for most any dietary need. Our friendly and welcoming front desk staff set the tone for great stay. We hope that you will stay with us again in the future. We appreciate you choosing our hotel!


05/01/2017 mgray1, Dallas, Texas

Our RV broke down on our way home so we were stranded here for 3 nights and it was way beyond our expectations. The people were SO incredibly kind and accommodating. Their pool was great for the kids... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
I'm so happy that we were able to help you in your time of need. Thank you for all your compliments regarding the staff and the facilities at the Gateway Grand. We appreciate your recommendation to other travelers. I hope that you make it home safely and when you have occasion to come through Gainesville again, you will be able to visit us again.

Nice facility, nice employees, BUT woke up twice by barking dog.

05/01/2017 patricksQ975UW, Elkhart, Indiana

Shouldn't have animals located around guest, not all people like barking dogs. I will defiantly look for that when booking in the future. I was a national sales manager and this was the first time I... more

Owner Response
Brian W, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand, responded to this review
Apologies for the barking dogs that you encountered during your stay. We take extra precautions at check in notifying guests with pets of our noise rules and penalties. Once someone contacts the front desk, we immediately call the guest with the pet and make them aware of the noise disturbance. Again, we are sorry this disrupted your stay. Thank you for the kind words regarding out facility and employees. We will strive to do a better job in monitoring noise situations with pets. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.