BEST WESTERN GATEWAY GRAND HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Highway Hotel in Alachua County
29.69198 -82.4513
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Very Good
4.5/5

Based on 797 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • The Avg. Group Saves 8.0%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 152 rooms in property
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.2/10
  • 9 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

University of Florida, Shands Hospital, Santa Fe College, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Butterfly Rainforest.

Customer Reviews of Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center

4.5 out of 5. Based on 797 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, the exceptional BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center in Gainesville, FL offers the best of both worlds. A convenient location close to the excitement of Gainesville's 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 Hotel and Conference Center 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 Hotel and Conference Center 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 Hotel and Conference Center 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 Hotel and Conference Center in Gainesville.Book your stay at the BEST WESTERN Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center today. Enjoy your stay.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:04:00
Check Out:12:00
Year of Last Renovation:2007
Floors:3
Rooms:152
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:152
Handicap Rooms:7
Rooms with 1 Bed:85
Rooms with 2 Beds:67
Suites:4
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:9 View Spaces
Meeting Space:9615 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 324 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:5pm - 11pm
Pool Info:
Pool hours are 9am - 10pm daily
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Indivudual reservations: cancel by 4:00 pm day of arrival to avoid charges. Please note: during periods of peak demand or special event, cancellation policies are subject to change
Nightly Parking:0.00
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:11.50%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.50%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Food and Beverage Service Charge:21.00% (Catered Functions only.)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 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
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Gainesville Regional Airport, approx 10 miles. We offer complimentary airport transportation with advance notice. Taxi one-way: approx $30.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary airport transportation with advance notice.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Deluxe Continental Breakfast is offered daily

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary wi-fi is offered through out property

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or arline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Plus Gateway Grand Hotel, Best Western Gateway Grand

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The best group rate shown is 16.6% in December 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $299 in the month of October 2017. 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 Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center.

Feel free to use the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Gainesville 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
Springhills Ballroom 78 x 50 x 12 3900324/--22716294112--24/20433390--
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Springhills Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3900 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
78 x 50 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$1500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1500.00 USD
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Springhills Ballroom East
39 x 50 x 12 1950162/1621148147564712/10216195--
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Springhills Ballroom East

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1950 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
39 x 50 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Springhills Ballroom West
39 x 50 x 12 1950162/1621148147564712/10216195--
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Springhills Ballroom West

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1950 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
39 x 50 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Cross Creek Ballroom 50 x 30 x 10 150080/8050402218289/8100150--
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Cross Creek Ballroom

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 30 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
2
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$450.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$450.00 USD
San Felasco 24 x 26 x 12 62452/5236261518154/36962--
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San Felasco

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
624 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 26 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$150.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$150.00 USD
Santa Fe 24 x 26 x 10 62452/5236261518154/36962--
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Santa Fe

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
624 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 26 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$150.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$150.00 USD
PreFunction Area 72 x 15 x 12 108090/9063452631267/5120108108
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PreFunction Area

Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
1080 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
72 x 15 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Continental Mezzanine 30 x 51 x 18 1530127/127896437443710/8170153153
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Continental Mezzanine

Our Continental Mezzanine overlooks our beautiful outdoor pool and spa deck.
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
1530 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 51 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
2
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$250.00 USD
Edgewood Board Room 25 x 14 x 8 357--/----------10--/--------
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Edgewood Board Room

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
357 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 14 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
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
Full Day Rental:
$150.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$150.00 USD
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