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Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

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Laplace, United States
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Overall, our stay was great. We had a couple of issues, but they were quickly addressed by staff. Luciano who's the bartender at Sharky & Jack's was fantastic, as well as desk attendant Enrique! My family overall enjoyed our stay and will be back.

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I was glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us during the Labor Day weekend and will be returning to our hotel during you next visit to Orlando. I will makes sure that I tell Luciano that you were pleased with his service. Again, thank you for your review and we...

Indianapolis, United States
Reviewed 10 September 2015

My husband and stayed at this hotel and it was a nice stay. The bed was very comfortable. However the room is a dated and could use a few new things such as the sofa. The water in the shower was cold. We love the staff they were all very nice to talk to they made us feel welcome. Hotel...

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I appreciate your comments and am glad that you will recommend us to friends and family. We will be replacing all of our room furniture throughout the remainder of this year and next and hope to see you again soon and getting your feedback regarding our room upgrades. Again, thank you for...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I decided to give a 3* hotel a try on a "hot secret deal" travel website. As I spotted a hotel at such a low price (I wouldn't dare to mention the price , because it was under $50) and with such a high rating, I thought it would be just right for me. Well, I was pleasantly surprised with...

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our hotel during your visit to Orlando. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us enough to come back already. I will pass your comments on to Junior our fantastic bellman, and the rest of our staff. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again...

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We stayed here last week for 4 nights, it was a very clean hotel, it was very inexpensive for the quality of the property. It was older but we had no complaints. We were tired after being at the water park and at Disney, that we even ate take out from the in house Bar and restaurant , Sharky and...

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Key West Kitty, As a fellow Conch, I appreciate you taking the time out of your day to review our hotel after your recent stay with us. I certainly appreciate your comments and I will make sure that I pass them on to our staff. once again thank you for your review, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay...

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I got this hotel with some package to universal. It's your standard best western but its location and concierge are great. While it is within walking distance to universal and literally across the street from the water park, I would suggest getting the $5 all day bus pass. The shuttles that the hotel provide to the park are at peak...

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your location was exactly what you were looking for during your Universal Studios vacation. Many of our guests take advantage of the I-Ride Trolley which you mentioned in your review and tickets for the...

Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Our room keys kept malfunctioning and every night I had to get a new room key. Rooms Need a major makeover:TV and all furniture were super outdated, makes you wonder how old the mattresses are. Drinks at the bar are WAY overpriced. Overall, very clean.

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I was pleased to read that you found us to be very clean during your stay. We are updating our rooms and will be replacing all of our furniture throughout the remainder of this year and next. We had already replaced our bedding, drapes, sheers, carpets (room and corridor) this...

Annandale, Virginia
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We booked our hotel through Hotwire, so we did not know what we would be getting. For the price we paid, it was worth it. We had a clean room, with clean linens and daily maid service. The hotel staff was very helpful when the first room they gave us had wet carpeting. The next room was better. The hotel...

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our hotel after your recent stay with us. I appreciate your comments and am glad that you found us to be of value to you and your family. We have a great location and fell that we are perfect for families such as yours who are looking to get the best value...

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Good points: Within walking distance of Wet N Wild Free parking (must display a permit provided by reception upon check in) Great pool, with 2 Jacuzzis, outside snack bar and covered area Small shop/deli on site offering snacks, drinks and delicious ice cream Bar Free wifi Friendly and helpful staff Clean and tidy facilities - fitness suite, games room, enterprise...

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great review of our hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would defiantly stay with us in the future. I appreciate your pro's and con's and will certainly pass them on to our staff. We hope to see you again in the near...

Chicago, United States
Reviewed 29 August 2015

If you only need a hotel room to sleep and plan to visit parks, shopping and restaurants then this hotel serves its purpose. Our family loved that we were in walking distance to everything we wanted to do.

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad that you were able to take advantage of our location to do all the things you and your family wanted to do while visiting the Orlando area. We hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Bill Jones General Manager

Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about this hotel. Clean, pleasant staff. You can walk to Wet n Wild, Orlando Eye and the Pirate dinner show from here. Great, not overpriced. It has a pool, laundry room and business center. They even have an in house enterprise rent a car office.

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Bill J, General Manager at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Prometheus, Thank you for your review of our hotel after your recent stay with us. It is always great to see that our guests are taking advantage of all the we have to offer here at the hotel. I will make sure that I pass your comments on to our staff and we hope to see you again soon....

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Room Service
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at this stylish Orlando, Florida hotel situated close to SeaWorld(R), Universal Studios(R) and the Disney(R) Theme Parks. 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, the Islands of Adventure theme park and the Hard Rock Amphitheatre where visitors can enjoy local concerts. Each well-appointed guest room and suite at this Orlando hotel features cable satellite television with HBO(R) and free high-speed Internet access. Hotel guests will find great dining onsite 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 tennis and basketball courts. Guests staying at the Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel will be less than ten miles from local attractions such as the Walt Disney World Resort and Theme Parks, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Disney's the Wide World of Sports. Corporate travelers staying at this Florida hotel will be close to the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center, Coleman Aerospace, L-3 Communications and Lockheed Martine 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Address: 7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Florida Center
Price Range: RM340 - RM659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 297
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Also Known As:
Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel Florida
Clarion Orlando
Clarion Hotel Universal
Orlando Clarion
Hotel Style:
#12 Best Value Hotel in Orlando
#122 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“I was on first floor”
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“If you have to stay here, make the most of it and at least get a balcony. Take your own snacks and drinks.”
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