Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

7299 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819 United States (USA)
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3 Star Property
28.457668-81.464251
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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 298 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Hotel has 18 suites
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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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, Volcano Bay 1 mile, 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:
"More Than Expected."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The room was clean, friendly staff and a convenient location. Excellent value.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Aug 13 to Wed Aug 14 2019 at a $54.59 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 3345 guest reviews

Property Description

"We are right where you want to be for all the fun things you want to do!"Best Western 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, 2 miles from the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center and 10 miles from the Walt Disney World resort. All rooms have a 40" LED 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,basketball court and seasonal pool bar. Banquet and meeting facilities for up to 80 guest.Our hotel is student friendly! We have a full catering department for all of your event and banquet needs. We will customize our menus to fit your groups request and budgets. We offer special breakfast options for our youth groups and discounted per-purchased breakfast options for all types of groups.We invite you to stay with us while visiting Orlando!

What you need to know

Hotel Features: The features of the Best Western Plus Orlando Gateway Hotel are the perfect mix of comfort and luxury. For instance, there are two spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and lounge waiting for your return after a day of fun in the city. As a guest of this 3.0 star hotel, you will have complimentary access to both a fully decked out fitness facility, as well as a tennis court. The property also has all of your business needs covered should you require a conference room or audio-visual equipment during your stay.

Guest Rooms: The Best Western Plus Orlando Gateway Hotel features a total of 298 non-smoking guest rooms. Furnished for comfort, every room includes a complimentary coffee maker, wireless internet access, and various toiletries. All rooms are outfitted with a cozy tub/shower combo, as well as his and her sinks. In addition to having access to the Internet, you will also be able to enjoy cable TV, a phone for both business and personal needs, as well as a safe for your valuables.

Nearby Attractions: The Best Western Plus Orlando Gateway Hotel is located in the heart of all the action. You will be in close proximity to several well known attractions including Walt Disney World. The hotel is also conveniently located within driving distance to SeaWorld Orlando, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and the Epcot Center.

Amenities: The most notable features of the Best Western Plus Orlando Gateway Hotel are its smoke free and pet-friendly environment. There is also a business center, guest parking, wireless internet access, and room service during applicable hours.

This hotel is perfect for:
• Families and individuals traveling to Orlando
• Hotels with conference rooms in Orlando
• Hotels near Orlando
• Hotels near Orlando attractions

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 8
Rooms: 298
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: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 6000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 129 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5pm- 10PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
We have a large outdoor pool with lounge chairs. We have a sundeck, 2 hot tubs, 2 hammocks and a covered pavilion and snack bar that is open seasonal. Pool hours are 8AM - 11PM.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Groups must cancel 30 days prior to arrival to avoid cancellation fees.
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: $250.
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $10.13 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax: 22.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.50%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 10.13 Per Night
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


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

About Best Western International

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  • 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:
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 0.9% in November 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $114 in the month of March 2020. 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.

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
Everglades Full Room 62 x 25 x 12 1550--/100--86--445010/8----155
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Everglades Full Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1550 Sq. Mi
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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Tomoka Full Room 50 x 20 x 12 1000--/60--55--28306/570--100
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Tomoka Full Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Mi
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
Everglades A 23 x 25 x 12 575--/40--31--1620--/--20----
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Everglades A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
575 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
23 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
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
Everglades B 39 x 25 x 12 975--/60--55--2730--/--70----
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Everglades B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
975 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
39 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
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
Tomoka A 25 x 20 x 12 500--/30--27--1415--/--35----
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Tomoka A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 20 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
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
Tomoka B 25 x 20 x 12 500--/30--27--1415--/--35----
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Tomoka B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 20 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
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
Poolside Pavillion 30 x 30 x 9 900--/--------------/--------
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Poolside Pavillion

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
900 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 30 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
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

FAQs about Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel have?

There are 298 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Is there a gym at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel?

Yes. Room service is average. The majority of guests found the room service acceptable.

Is there shuttle service?

Yes. Orlando International Airport 10 miles, Sanford-Orlando International Airport 38 miles Good shuttle service. The majority of guests were happy with the shuttle service.

Are there good dining options at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel?

Dining experience could be nicer. For 64%, the dining experience was not enjoyable.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette is acceptable. 1 out of 2 guests thought the kitchenette was ok.

Is there a pool at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. We have a large outdoor pool with lounge chairs. We have a sundeck, 2 hot tubs, 2 hammocks and a covered pavilion and snack bar that is open seasonal. Pool hours are 8AM - 11PM..

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