Our Hotel near University of Florida
Founded in 1853, the University of Florida is a Gainesville staple and has consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities for academics, research and athletics. Many of the University of Florida's graduate schools have received top-50 rankings from U.S. News & World Report with the school of education 30th, Florida's Hough School of Business tied for 34th nationally, Florida's Medical School (research) 41st (tie), the Engineering School 43rd (tie), the Levin College of Law 41st (tie), and the Nursing School 28th (tie) in the 2019 rankings. The 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities list assessed the University of Florida as 86th among world universities and 41st in the United States, based on overall research output and faculty awards.
If you’re looking to stay nearby the University of Florida, Gainesville’s Best Western Gateway Grand hotel is offers the best in quality and value. Because of our convenient location in Gainesville, we are the perfect choice for graduation ceremonies, campus visits, and game days or tournaments.