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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.

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Reviews

Vols Fan But Gator Land!!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Everything is how it's stated on the web. No surprises! I love the place. I was there with a couple more guys for the Gator vs Vols football game and we had a ball. The entire staff was AWESOME!! Wait a minute, I guess there was a surprise....The Gators football team stayed there as well! Despite TN shirts and jerseys some of them took pics with us which also made the trip much more enjoyable!!!
Reviewed by 759eugenep on September via TripAdvisor

Traveled with family

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

We have a pet and they charge $20 + Tax but so worth it for a great hotel. I will always stay if in town
Reviewed by Edward on September 2019 via Expedia

Love this Hotel!!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

My family and I have stayed at this hotel numerous times because we know it’s a great hotel. My grandparents would stay here during their trips to visit our family (perfect to swing by to Newberry or jump on 75 or 39th to Gainesville). If my grandparents always returned to this hotel, then you know it’s good! We stayed here most recently for my cousins graduation. The pool is awesome, lots of lounging chairs and always clean. We were able to check in early and offered a choice of floors. Front desk is always friendly and breakfast is yummy. Whenever we are back in Gainesville, we will be back as always!
Reviewed by lindseyd1384 on May 2019 via TripAdvisor

Clean and Yummy

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Very clean room, awesome breakfast bar. Room was perfect, I needed to book a handicap accessible room and it was perfect for my needs. Only con was their shower towels were very small. Pool and Jacuzzi were very nice as well.

Reviewed by pixeldustone on September 19, 2019 via TripAdvisor