Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

ex. Clarion Universal

7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, United States, 32819  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Pub

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Verified Reviews:

  • Pool and jacuzzi area - Found the hotel to be very clean - Fresh bedding and clean towels
  • Pool area is top notch - Breakfast buffet was a little pricey - Location is ideal for the attractions
  • Room was very comfortable - Free internet access in the rooms - Very close to international drive
  • Free continental breakfast - Pool was heated - Rooms were clean
  • Friendly staff - Just 1 block off international drive - Room was spacious

Overview

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel is a 3-star venue positioned about 12 km from Downtown Disney. The hotel opened its doors in 1985 and was remodeled in 2009.

The comfortable property is situated 1.7 km away from The Orlando Eye. Restaurants, an amusement park and a theme park are stroll from the hotel.

There are shopping places, such as shops and a mall nearby.

Guests can reach Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel from Orlando International airport within 25 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel is a property in Orlando that comes with 297 rooms and provides individual climate control, a minibar, a heating system, pay TV and television with satellite channels. Bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the deck. The restaurant serves seasonal dishes. The poolside bar offers tropical drinks along with snacks and grills. Offering various dining options, Kona Dog Food Truck and Black Angus Restaurant are about 5-minute walk away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

There are car rental services on site.

Relax

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel offers a sundeck, an outdoor swimming pool and a basketball court to ensure guests' comfortable stay. On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   297.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Basketball
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Video games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, United States, 32819

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City Center
  • Orlando
    7.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Woodsmere Sub-Station
    8.3 mi
Underground stations
  • MetroWest Golf Course
    4.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Red Lobster
    1500 ft
  • Orlando George and Dragon (cuisine: British)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    297

Rooms and availability

Skyline Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

2 Double Beds Deluxe Skyline - in room safe, television, alarm clock, bathtub, ironing facilities, microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer, internet access - wireless (complimentary), desk, seating area, flat screen television, coffee/tea maker, smoking policy - non-smoking available, internet access - wireless, satellite/cable TV, telephone, air conditioning

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel photos Room
Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|TWIN GUEST ROOM

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel photos Room Suite
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wet bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Triple room

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

[NON REFUNDABLE] QUADRUPLE TWO DOUBLE BEDS NON SMOKING

Standard Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

This room features a microwave, small refrigerator, and a flat-screen cable TV.

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Video games
Room Description:

Deluxe|DOUBLE DELUXE

Deluxe Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

This room features a microwave, small refrigerator, and a flat-screen cable TV.

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

Sport related

  • World s Largest Entertainment McDonald s & PlayPlace3700 ft

Amusement

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Ripley's Believe it or not!4600 ft

Parks

Halls

  • Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic1.2 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Webster University2300 ft
  • DE Vry Institutes of Tech1.2 mi

Theaters

  • Sleuths Mystery Dinner Theatre5000 ft

Golf courses and Country clubs

Local attractions

  • Universal\'s Islands of Adventure1.0 mi
    6000 Universal Blvd Universal Orlando
  • TOP SECRETs Magic Theater5000 ft
    8267 International Drive, Orlando
  • Hard Rock Live1.1 mi
    Universal CityWalk, Orlando
  • Mama's Comedy Show5000 ft
    8267 International Drive, Orlando
  • Kings Bowl Orlando5000 ft
    8255 South International Drive, Orlando

Near the hotel

  • AMC Theatre at Universal Orlando1600 ft
    6000 International Blvd, Orlando
  • Magical Midway 2300 ft
    7001 International Dr
  • Coco Key Water Resort3300 ft
    7400 International Dr
  • World\'s Largest Entertainment McDonald\'s & PlayPlace 3900 ft
    6875 W Sand Lake Rd
  • iFly Orlando2100 ft
    6805 Visitors Circle, Orlando
  • Titanic The Artifact Exhibition 2700 ft
    International drive
  • International Drive Flea Market 3500 ft
    5445 International Dr

Restaurants nearby

  • Red Lobster1500 ft

    Address: 9892 International Drive
    Phone: (407) 363-0399

    86% likes this, based on 960 reviews

  • Kona Dog Food Truck1400 ft

    Address: Mobile Address
    Phone: 407-644-4444

    83% likes this, based on 45 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

  • Japan Food Aki Restaurant1500 ft

    Address: 7464 Universal Blvd
    Phone: 407.354.0025

    85% likes this, based on 20 reviews
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

  • Orlando George and Dragon1400 ft

    Address: 6314 International Dr
    Phone: 4073513578

    57% likes this, based on 124 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 15

  • Black Angus Restaurant1700 ft

    Address: 6233 International Dr
    Phone: (407) 354-3333

    63% likes this, based on 406 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    297

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 98 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The room was big and clean, nice location, nice pool.

    The airco was too loud, difficult to sleep.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The location was awesome its located infront of wet n wild and a few blocks down universal studios/city walk. Restaurants were around close which is a plus.

    The pool closes at 10pm which sucks if you are there to visit the parks. No balconys not sure if its a orlando thing. The decoration of the place could of been better its an outdated building but beds are comfy

  • Family with children
    9.2

    It was a pleasant stay while I visited the hotel very clean.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The facilities and staff are excellent. Great family hotel ideally located, close to the International Drive restaurants and the Premium Outlets discount shopping malls. The rooms were clean, comfortable and well furnished. Good value for money. Would definitely stay here again... Christine, Orlando (US)

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Proximity to universal studios

    Restaurant meals were poor quality.

  • Couple
    7.0

    Very good location. Very pet friendly. Safe and ample parking.

    Very slow check in. Unprofessional front desk. Young black female was very unorganized checking us in on April 6th around 530. Stained ceilings. Loud guests upstairs. No one ever working in the deli. Had to chase staff down for help.

  • Single
    7.4

    very good position to reach the main attractions.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The second sink outside the bathroom. the shampoo and the conditioner

    Bathroom smell very like humidity. Ice-maker was not working the first two night

  • Single
    7.4

    The location was excellent. In general, it is difficult to go around in Orlando without a car but with the shuttles and iRide bus it was quite easy. Friendly staff.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Excellent prize for a Disney Hotel. You cannot find a better prize. Very close to the Universal Studios and Island of Adventure.

  • Couple
    5.4

    Easy access to parks. Staff in the morning and afternoon very friendly and helpful. General Manager also nice. Breakfast is good, but not included.

    Almost everything disliked me: first, the room smelled smoke, took 2 days to get changed. Night staff (specially a guy named Zach) are in general very unfriendly, doesn't get to rudeness, but they clearly show that they're not pleased in their jobs, won't make any effort to please the guests. The "package receive at reception" tax of $50 is abusive and is not clearly stated in the description. Laundry doesn't have a automatic soap and softener selling machine, which makes you go all the way to the closest Walgreens to buy some after 11 pm. Staff started doing some eletric drilling for renovations before 9 pm! It took me to get up to the general manager to cease the noise, as they wouldn't care for the receptionist's order. Shuttle times were very scarce, and they only had shuttles to Universal, Sea World and Islands (no Disney). Brakfest not included is a down point. Pillows were very tall, hurt my neck.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    B-W Gateway is near all the major attractions in Orlando. Walking distance to Universal Studio's "City Walk" and Wet and Wild is across the street, with Disney World and Sea World only a short drive away. Our room was on the 6th floor and it always clean and restocked everyday. The hotel grounds and pool area were always clean, and the staff was always friendly and helpful. We stayed for 2 weeks using it as a central stop, as we also went to Daytona (for the race) and the Tampa area for a day trip. We would certainly stay at B-W Gateway again if we are in the Orlando area.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Courteous - Services and very friendly

  • Family with children
    9.6

    I've stayed here 3 times and have no complaints it's very clean and comfortable . The staff are very nice and friendly excellent if I should say wouldn't stay anywhere else in Orlando lovely heated pool bus pick up for universal park and everything I really enjoyed my stay

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Hotel is perfectly located near everything there is to see in Orlando, Wet&Wild and Universal can be done by foot. The free shuttle is great towards all the theme parks.

    Very small detail: the noisy fan in the bathroom.

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel Orlando location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, United States, 32819

Get directions
City Center
  • Orlando
    7.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Woodsmere Sub-Station
    8.3 mi
Underground stations
  • MetroWest Golf Course
    4.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Red Lobster
    1500 ft
  • Orlando George and Dragon (cuisine: British)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    297