BEST WESTERN® ORLANDO GATEWAY HOTEL

BEST WESTERN ORLANDO GATEWAY HOTEL

7299 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Convention Center Hotel in Orange County
28.45767-81.46425
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4.0/ 5

Based on 1195 guest reviews

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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 297 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Hotel has 18 suites
  • Check-out: 11:00AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 8.8/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Check Rates1 King Bed Microwave Refrigerator 37intv Ipod Hook Up High Speed Internet
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Check Rates2 Double Beds 37lcdtv 2 Vanities Microwave Refrigerator
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Check RatesAAA Rate Members Must Show AAA ID At Suite 1 King Bed Sofa Bed 37lcdtv Wetbar Refridgerator
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Check RatesCorporate Business Traveler Rate 1 King Bed Micrfg 37intv Ipod Hook Up High Speed
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Check RatesCorporate Business Traveler Rate 2 Double Beds 37lcdtv 2 Vanities Micrfg
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Check RatesCorporate Business Traveler Rate 2 Double Beds Poolsd 37lcdtv 2 Vanities Refridgerator
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Check RatesCorporate Business Traveler Rate Suite 1 King Bed Sofa Bed 37lcdtv Wetbar Refridgerator
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Check RatesDeluxe Double Room 2 Double Beds Pool View
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesFlexible Rate Best Least Restrictive Rate 1 King Bed Micrfg 37intv Ipod Hook Up High Speed
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Check RatesFlexible Rate Best Least Restrictive Rate 2 Double Beds 37lcdtv 2 Vanities Micrfg
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Check RatesHotel Special Suite 1 King Bed Sofa Bed 37lcdtv Wetbar Refridgerator
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Check RatesSeniority Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 2 Double Beds 37lcdtv 2 Vanities Micrfg
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Check RatesStandard Double Room 2 Double Beds All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet For 2
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Local Attractions

Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure & City Walk .05 mile (1.28 km), Sea World Adventure Park 3 miles (4.8 km), Aquatica, Sea Worlds Water Park 3 miles, Holy Land Experience 3 miles, Outlet shopping 2.5 miles, Wet-n-wild is across the street, Orange County Convention Center 2.5 miles, Walt Disney World 8 miles, Downtown Orlando 9 miles, Citrus Bowl 9 miles, Cypress Gardens 45 miles, Kennedy Space Center 55 miles, Port Canaveral Cruise Terminals 55 miles, Cocoa Beach 60 miles, Daytona International Speedway 60 miles, Busch Gardens 80 miles

Verified Reviews of Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Outdated"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The rooms need to be updated, linens all need to be either soaked in bleach or replaced. The restaurant and deli are jokes.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Feb-2014 Verified Review
"Fan"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Only complaint was the loose bearing rattling all night in the fan intake in the ceiling. Very clean and comfortable.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Nov-2013 Verified Review
"Clean"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Large Tv and two sink areas.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Nov-2013 Verified Review
"Clean"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Large Tv -- Two sink areas
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Nov-2013 Verified Review

Customer Reviews of Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

4.0 out of 5.Based on 1195 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

"We are right where you want to be for all the fun things you want to do!"Best Western PLUS Orlando Gateway Hotel is the perfect hotel for business or pleasure. We are AAA and a Universal Orlando preferred hotel partner. This 8 story, 297 room, 3 diamond hotel is conveniently located just outside of Universal Studios and Wet N' Wild, 2 miles from the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center and 10 miles from the Walt Disney World resort. All rooms have a 37" plasma TV, microwave, mini refrigerator, alarm clock radio and free high-speed internet access. The hotel features a Sharky & Jack's Bar & Grille, Shades Deli, state-of-the-art fitness center, business center, heated pool, lighted tennis court, basketball court and seasonal pool bar. Banquet and meeting facilities for up to 100 guest.Our hotel is student and pet friendly!We have a full catering department for all of your event and banquet needs. We will customizae our menus to fit your groups request and budgets. We offer special breakfast options for our youth groups and discouted pre-purchased breakfast options for all types of groups.We invite you to stay with us while visiting Orlando!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00 PM
Check Out:11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:8
Rooms:297
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:255
Handicap Rooms:4
Suites:18
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:4 View Spaces
Meeting Space:2500 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:5pm- 11pm / 2am
Pool Info:
We have a large outdoor pool with lounge chairs. We have a sundeck, 2 hot tubs, a covered pavillion and snack bar that is open seasonal. Pool hours are 8AM - 11PM.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Groups must cancel 60 days prior to arrival to avoid 1 nights cancellation fee. Negotiable based on booking pattern.
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:$250.
Total Taxes:12.50%
Total Misc Fees:$3.50 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax:22.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.50%
Porterage Fee:21.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee:400.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$25.00 refundable deposit and an additional fee of $20.00 per night. Up to 2 pets (dog or cat) per room under 50 lbs. Housekeeping services will not be provided when pets are in room.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Orlando International Airport 10 miles, Sanford-Orlando International Airport 38 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Clarion Hotel Universal

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

This chart illustrates seasonality of sleeping room prices for both our group quotes and the best online individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 69.1% in June 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $275 in the month of June 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel.

Feel free to use the Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Orlando event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Everglades62 x 25 x 121550--/129906537443710/8--155155
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Everglades

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1550 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
62 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Tomoka50 x 20 x 121000--/8358422429246/5111100100
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Tomoka

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
50 x 20 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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