Welcome to Best Western Gateway Grand, A Premier Full-Service Hotel and Conference Center in Gainesville, Florida!

Southern Hospitality in Gainesville, Florida.

  • Mediterranean styled hotel - the perfect place to relax after a long day.
  • Ideal location at I-75, exit 390, a short drive to Gainesville's most popular attractions.
  • Enjoy the Gators Den, our onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Swim in our Sparkling pool, soak in the hot tub and relax under a tropical cabana.
  • 24-hour Fitness Center, Business Center and Guest Laundry.
  • Massage Studio (advance reservation required).
  • Rates include hot American Breakfast Buffet, including made to order omelets.
  • Free parking with space for oversized vehicles.
  • Conference Center is ideal for business gatherings, social celebrations and weddings.
  • Two Ballrooms, two Breakout Rooms and two Boardrooms totaling nearly 10,000 square feet.
  • Accommodating business and social events up to 300 guests.

Travel. Get Rewarded.

  • Best Western Rewards - among the top guest rewards programs in the industry.
  • Meeting Planners Advantage program rewards available to qualified meeting planners.
  • Points never expire. 
  • Join our award-winning program and get member exclusive rates, discounts and added amenities.


Proud NCAA Football Team Host Hotel

  • On University of Florida home football game days, check in will begin after kickoff.
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Great Hospitality!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

The Hospitality was some of the best I've had in my career!
Reviewed by Nick Decker, University of Charlotte Football on October 2023 via Mail

Great Full Service Hotel

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Great full service hotel at a super affordable price, including attached bar & restaurant and conference center. Convenient location directly off I-75 in North Gainesville. Desk staff friendly and helpful. Free breakfast was great, including a custom-made omelet station.

Reviewed by Brenda Yates on April 26, 2024 via Google

Wonderful Extended Stay

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I have been staying at this particular location for probably three months now on business, and I must say it has been an absolutely wonderful experience. Management staff is absolutely wonderful very helpful! Morning breakfast buffet is probably one of the best I have seen, and I have traveled all over the country!

Reviewed by Dontae Roberts on March 8, 2024 via Google

5 Stars All the Way

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

The outpouring of hospitality and love as soon as we arrived was amazing!  We are blessed to have met you and are so grateful for everything you did for us. The whole staff, thank you for your willingness to handle our crew.  Five stars all the way around!

Reviewed by Aly Cramond, University of Charlotte Football on October 2023 via Mail

Will Continue Frequenting This Property

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful property; efficient check-in; very nice and comfortable room on upper floor as I had requested; great breakfast with good selection of options; and wonderful staff. Will definitely stay at this property again. Loved everything about it.

Reviewed by Virginia on February 14, 2024 via Booking.com