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By a verified traveler on Fri 11 Nov 2022

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Hotel Description

Family-friendly stay near Universal Studios Florida

Florida Center stay

With a stay at this Florida Center aparthotel, you'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Universal Studios Florida and 6 miles (10 km) of Florida Mall. Aquatica is within 6 miles (10 km) and Amway Center is within 9 miles (15 km).

Business services

This aparthotel features 2 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the gym and perks like free self parking.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

Featuring conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators, the 298 apartments also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include iPod docks, microwaves, and premium bedding.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$75* Per night/room Dec 11 - Dec 12

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel ratings based on 32 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Everyone (19) Couples (3) Family (8)
5 out of 5
The staff at the guest desk was very nice and friendly I will always return and recommend them

Posted by on Nov 11, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 11, 2022 by Thank you for choosing the Best Western Orlando

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Best Western Orlando Gateway hotel. Our team takes immense pride in being Orlando's friendliest and we are excited to hear you felt our hospitality. We hope to welcome you back again during your next trip to Florida.

5 out of 5
Located about a mile from Universal Studios. Pool was nice. Staff was helpful and friendly. Food was good in restaurant.

Posted by , from HOHENWALD on May 21, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 30, 2022 by Hotel Management

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Best Western Orlando Gateway hotel. Our team takes immense pride in being Orlando's friendliest and we are excited to hear you felt our hospitality. We hope to welcome you back again during your next trip to Florida.

5 out of 5
Easy to get to, good, basic clean hotel

Posted by , from Fargo on Feb 28, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 19, 2022 by Dave C.

Thank you for providing a review of the Best Western Orlando Gateway hotel. We hope to welcome you back again during your next visit to the Orlando area.

2 out of 5
I liked that even though the rooms were very run down, smelled bad, the toilet was loose and I killed a cockroach in my room the staff was pleasant and nice

Posted by on Feb 22, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 26, 2022 by Dave C.

Please, accept our apologies for the room condition items you mention. We will work hard to improve.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 21, 2022

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4 out of 5

Posted by , from raymond on Feb 11, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 11, 2022

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1 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 6, 2021

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4 out of 5
Accessible to I4, straight drive to where I was heading. The room was clean but very musty, there was an iron but no iron board for my use.

Posted by , from PEMBROKE PINES on Oct 31, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 31, 2021 by Dave C.

Thank for choosing to stay with the Best Western Orlando Gateway hotel. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and found our location to be ideal for your travels. We apologize for the oversight of no ironing board in the room.

5 out of 5

Posted by , from TORRANCE on Oct 23, 2021

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About the Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Location 7299 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Property Features

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel offers its guests 2 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/cafe, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this aparthotel measures 2500 square feet (232 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Orlando aparthotel.

  • 1 building
  • 298 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 2500 sq ft of conference space
  • 232 sq m of conference space
  • Deli
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel offers 298 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • IPod dock
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Activities

2 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Oversized vehicles are not permitted.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 22.5 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Car recommended
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 18
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A damage deposit of USD 100 will be collected before check-in. Resort fee: USD 15.75 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Beach loungers
  • Fitness center access
  • Partner property pool access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Business center/computer access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 13.99 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 22.5 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.