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Room type

Poolside Double Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Deluxe Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

King Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

King Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel across from Wet 'n Wild, a half-mile from Universal

With a stay at Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel in Orlando (International Drive), you'll be minutes from Pirate's Dinner Adventure and Wet 'n Wild.

This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of SkyVenture Orlando.

Make yourself at home in one of the 297 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. 37-inch plasma televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Dip into one of the 2 spa tubs or enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and an arcade/game room. If you're planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and room service (during limited hours) is provided. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a business center, a computer station, and express check-out. Planning an event in Orlando? This hotel has 2500 square feet (232 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel offers complimentary scheduled transportation to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and SeaWorld. For a surcharge, other shuttles connect to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Downtown Disney® Area. During summer months, a seasonal bar serves snacks and tropical drinks adjacent to the hotel's outdoor splash pool. Guests can also enjoy two spa tubs, a tennis court, and a basketball half-court. Sharky & Jack's Bar & Grille serves breakfast buffets and American favorites with Caribbean accents for dinner. A takeout deli is also on site. This Orlando hotel offers a business center, wireless Internet access in the lobby, restaurant and lounge, and deli. Coin-operated laundry facilities are on site. Self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Total number of rooms - 297 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 232 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2500 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
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Where to Eat

Sharky & Jack's Bar & Grille - Casual lobby restaurant serving American favorites with Caribbean accents. Dinner selections include shrimp, burgers, salads, and sandwiches. Full bar. Breakfast and dinner served; bar open from early evening to late evening.

Shades Deli - Sandwiches, salads, pizza, boxed lunches, snacks, coffee, pastries, and grocery items. Open from early morning to late evening.

Poolside Cabana Bar - Snacks, beer, soft drinks, and frozen cocktails by the pool. Open seasonally from late morning to early evening.

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Nearby Things to Do

A spacious sundeck houses an outdoor splash pool and two spa tubs. A tennis court and basketball half-court are also on site, and complimentary equipment is available. A game arcade is located off the lobby.

Three miles away, Shingle Creek Golf Club features a par 72 course designed by David Harman. The scenic course lies along Shingle Creek, headwaters to the Florida Everglades. The Pirate's Cove miniature golf course is within two miles of the hotel. Water skiing and wakeboarding are available at the Orlando Watersports Complex, seven miles away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 75

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Minimum guest age is 18

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Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 9.95 for adults and USD 5.95 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100. per stay)
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 11.25 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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