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Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

7299 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819-8353, United States
+1 407 351 5009

rate per night


based on 5,828 reviews
Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel - Orlando, FL, United States
Fri. 9/4
Sat. 10/4
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Snaptravel C$ 62 C$ 68

Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

12.2 km

Location rating


Nearest Airport

Orlando All airports

Distance to airport

16.0 km

Rooms available at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Fri. 9/4
Sat. 10/4

King Rooms

C$ 47+

Bed type
Total stay + taxes & fees
King bed
C$ 47

Double Rooms

C$ 62+

Bed type
Total stay + taxes & fees
Queen bed
C$ 62
Double bed
C$ 68
Queen bed
C$ 69
Double bed
C$ 71
Double bed
C$ 87
Double bed
C$ 91

Queen Rooms

C$ 70+

Bed type
Total stay + taxes & fees
C$ 70
C$ 79
C$ 82
C$ 84
Queen bed
C$ 89
C$ 90
Queen bed
C$ 91
Queen bed
C$ 93

Standard Rooms

C$ 25+

Bed type
Total stay + taxes & fees
C$ 25
C$ 76
Double bed
C$ 79
Double bed
C$ 79
Double bed
C$ 86
Double bed
C$ 87
Double bed
C$ 89
Queen bed
C$ 90
Double bed
C$ 91
Double bed
C$ 95
Double bed
C$ 96
C$ 132
C$ 1,950

Deluxe Rooms

C$ 76+

Bed type
Total stay + taxes & fees
Double bed
C$ 76
C$ 77

Reviews of Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel



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staff was very friendly in 1,027 reviews
great location in 725 reviews
price and location in 661 reviews
hotel nice in 429 reviews
close to universal studios in 408 reviews
breakfast included in 351 reviews
pool was nice in 321 reviews
proximity to universal in 310 reviews
everything was great in 257 reviews
front desk in 255 reviews
shuttle service in 212 reviews
room was clean in 186 reviews
theme parks in 162 reviews
musty smell in 120 reviews
best western in 108 reviews
hot tub in 94 reviews
great value for money in 55 reviews
bed was very comfortable in 53 reviews
orlando in 47 reviews
disney world in 45 reviews
international drive in 19 reviews
  • Good
    Jun. 2019

    Pool and hot tub areas were nice. Convenience store open until midnight.

    Upon getting in we were immediately accosted by time share resort salespeople who were very aggressive and wanted us to pay a down payment to listen to their spiel. The shuttle (not affiliated with the hotel) to universal studios is only by advance booking and the booking person wasn't available in the afternoon, so you have to wake up early to hope you can reserve seats. It also takes an hour, so the alternative is an Uber or cab for about $10 twice a day - the hotel is really not within walking distance of the park. The rooms were fine but smelled a bit like old smoke and mildew, and they somehow ran out of towels for us and never brought them up. One night, our entire floor reeked of pot smoke (great for a hotel full of small kids) and the desk staff said they couldn't do anything because we didn't know where it was coming from. Overall decent for the price but not a luxury stay by any means.

  • Good
    May 2018

    One Night Only

    Facilities and location.

    Door lock was broken, to enter room had to turn knob up and not down like a normal room. The room had a smell not sure the reason but it was not welcoming. Thanks

  • Excellent
    Feb. 2018

    Great value

    Room was huge. We had a suite. Pool, hot tub area fantastic. Nice bar, restaurant. Staff was unreal. Cannot say enough from the front desk on arrival to the cleaning and maintenance staff everybody was super friendly, helpful and always acknowledged us.

    Room was a little dated but we were only really in it to sleep. Rest of hotel was very updated looking. Would not keep me from coming back. I would stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Mediocre
    Apr. 2017

    Location is good, female reception staff are friendly and has a smile.

    Shower was that slow, it felt like it was a watering can that was blocked. Reported this but nothing can of it. Male reception staff are unfriendly and face that looked like it was slapped with a wet fish. No pillow just cushions for sleeping on, what's this all about:

  • Okay
    Apr. 2017

    Basic to get right

    Location is good as it is near Prime 1 oulets, restaurants like IHOP, KFC, Subway are also close by. The female reception staff are frienly and build a rapport with you, Parking is free and plenty of spaces. Laundry is a bonus

    Were do I start, the male reception staff are cold unfriendly and do not smile. The decor is out dated in the corridors and the room, feels like they brought in six million somkers and let them somke away, not good. The pillows are not pillows in the room they are cushions why!! The AC unit is to load, barely get through the night with the noise. The biggest issue we had was the shower, it felt like you may as well go outside and wait for rain to wash the shower gel/soap away. Reported this to reception, who said they will get it looked at, and nothing changed, make sure you add an extra 15-30 minutes to make sure you feel clean from soap. BW - you need to get this sorted, and fix the water pressure.

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About Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel


The Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel is just as its name describes, a hotel placed for those eager to enter into the many famous parks and destinations contained within the Orlando area. In fact, visitors are close to such major attractions as SeaWorld, the different Disney Theme parks, and the hotel’s partner property Universal Orland Resort. A full-service property, it is a great option for individuals, couples, or families heading to Universal Studios, Universal’s Island of Adventure, or Universal’s Volcano Bay water park, too.

Designed with families in mind, the hotel has an onsite restaurant along with an outdoor heated pool, a seasonal cabana bar, two hot tubs, and a modern fitness center. There is also a cocktail lounge in the lobby and even a full laundry facility open 24 hours per day. The lobby is also furnished with a convenient store for essentials. There is a business center, car rental desk, and ticket desk to help visitors get the many passes and tickets needed for area attractions.

Rooms have 37” plasma TVs with movie rental options, coffee and tea facilities, mini-fridges and microwaves, free WiFi, an in-room safe, and room service is available from 7 AM until 11:59 PM, daily. The rooms range from standard two bed accommodations to poolside bedrooms, and king suites.

Minutes from outdoor family activities that include miniature golf, Magical Midway, Volcano Bay and a huge list of restaurants, grocery suppliers and even natural destinations like Lake Eola, it is also just ten minutes from the Orlando International Airport and ideal for a relaxing getaway.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.2 Excellent

based on 5,828 reviews









Check in

4:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Computer use available
Business centre
Entire unit located on ground floor
Wake-up service
Entire unit wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Family rooms
Concierge service
Fire extinguisher
Gift shop
Laundry facilities
Ironing service
Laundry service
Flat-screen TV
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Mini-market on site
Multi-lingual staff
Free toiletries
Heated pool
Room service
Smoke alarms
Tour desk
Physical distancing in dining areas
Physical distancing rules
Process in place to check health of guests
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Key card access
CCTV in common areas
Kids meals
No smoking
Kid-friendly buffet
Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
Express check-out
Fitness centre
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Cable or satellite TV
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
24-hour security
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
Pets not allowed
Free parking
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Pool view
Coffee shop
Private bathroom
24hr front desk
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Shuttle service (additional charge)
Conference rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Ticket service
Disabled Access
Roll-in shower
Beach towels
Safety deposit box
EV charging station
Seating area
Shared lounge/TV area
Shower chair
First-aid kit
Snack bar
Additional toilet
Alarm clock
Sofa bed
Body soap
Tea/coffee maker
Carbon monoxide detector
Tile/marble floor
Toilet paper
Children's television networks
Toilet with grab rails
Trash cans
Smartphone dock
Vending machine (drinks)
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe or closet

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Property safety measures

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel has implemented the following measures:

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.


Most Popular Landmarks

  • Fun Spot America1.1 km
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure1.6 km
  • Skeletons: Animals Unveiled1.8 km
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter1.9 km
  • Orlando Premium Outlets International Drive2 km
  • Universal Orlando Resort2.3 km

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