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Hastings, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I came to stay at Gateway Inn in the summer of 2013 because we were burying my Bonus dad. This was a sad time, he was one of the best friends I've ever had and I loved him dearly. I arrived before the rest of my family and wanted to just get comfortable, get food and rest. I have a...

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3Thank Gypsi L
Houston, tx
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Gateway Inn is on Sunrise HWY-a major road, near the Merrick LIRR station, and a short drive from Jones Beach. Overall, I liked it because it was close to the family we were visiting and it had pretty much everything we needed. My husband found the beds hard and uncomfortable and is not too keen on going back. Rooms were...

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3Thank lrhoust
Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Found this hotel on Columbus Day Weekend on busy Long Island after an exhausting search through another hotel staff member who led us to this hotel. We called the Gateway Inn and spoke to Kevin, who was an absolute angel. Kevin provided us with exact driving directions to the hotel and upgraded us to a beautiful huge room on the...

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2Thank Phoenix33
New York
Reviewed 24 September 2013

I stayed at the Gateway for four nights. The staff and service are top notch - better than I've experienced in many 5-star hotels! It was a pleasant shock to be greeted by name when passing through the lobby. That's the good part. My room was upstairs, in the rear of the building, which apparently has not been refurbished yet....

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2Thank Bottombet
usa
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Went to see Jimmy Buffet at Jones Beach last light. Decided to stay in town, we didn't feel like driving 2 hrs back home. I have to agree with all the other positive reviews. Arrived at 11:00 pm. (By the way there's a 7-eleven next door for snacks) Quick service at the desk . In our room in 5 minutes....

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We stay at the Gateway Inn every August while visiting relatives in the area. The Gateway is a gem of a hotel. The staff are terrific, Kevin the Hotel Manager really cares about the guests & the staff and it shows in how the guests in turn treat the guests & each other. Jeremy who oversees the breakfast is attentive;...

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3Thank Mary R
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We stayed at the Gateway Inn last week when we came into town for a concert. We picked this hotel based on the positive reviews and the price. From my first encounter on the telephone I was impressed with the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. When we arrived I was equally impressed with the room. We were on the...

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2Thank greengirl11
New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Second time I have stayed here. The place is not a Hilton, or Ritz Carlton. More like a shade or two below a Holiday Inn. But the place is clean and comfortable. The front desk is super friendly and will try to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Saturday morning all they had was a smoking room. Later that...

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2Thank SteveM1
San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Recently we were visiting family on Long Island. We stayed at the Gateway Inn, Merrick NY. The service was outstanding and the amenities were perfect. Our room was on the 2nd floor very clean and quiet. The staff could not do enough for us friendly and accommodating. The continental breakfast is a real plus. . We highly recommend the Gateway...

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1Thank lita r
Greer, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I have stayed in Gateway many times but this is my first time to write a review because I have only been a member of tripadvisor for about a year. We had to make last minute reservations due to the death of a friend in Freeport. Even though it was the July 4th weekend, they managed to fit me in....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Address: Sunrise Highway, Merrick, NY 11566
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Merrick
Price Range: RM510 - RM630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gateway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Away from road if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles oicu812tony, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles dgfordham, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“get a suite”
 of 5 bubbles okdok, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard-facing room if you wish to open the windows at night (the highway is quite noisy).”
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“easy access”
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