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White Plains, New York
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I love the beach. This hotel is nice and close to Jones Beach, as well as Jones Beach theatre. I have been coming here for years. The owner (Kevin) and the staff do a great job at making you feel at home. The rooms are extremely clean. They now have flat panel TV's in the 2 rooms I stayed in... More 

1 Thank migliore245
Santa Clarita, California
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300 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Just returned from class reunion on Long Island NY. Actually I do not want to review this motel as that I want to keep it secret.. 18 miles from car rentals at JFK and easy access to Meadowbrook, Southern State, Hempstead Tpke and the Expressway. Nothing fancy but lowest prices you can get during summer on Long Island. Great A/C,... More 

2 Thank Charlie V
Greer, South Carolina, United States
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We always stay at the Gateway because it is clean and well run. This time was no exception. Kevin runs a tight ship but is always joyful and it shows with the employees. They always seem to be smiling and helpful. They change linen every day rather than just make up the bed and, although the Gateway is one of... More 

1 Thank John H
Naples, Florida, USA
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We weren't sure about this hotel because it is NOT a chain and didn't know what to expect. The pleasant surprise was that is NOT a chain and a delightful place to stay. Yes, it is an older hotel but that was part of its charm. The friendliness and professionalism of the staff was what made our stay. We would... More 

1 Thank kime494
Port Charlotte, Florida
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while my best friend got married.. Hotel room was clean and staff were very friendly..room was very affordable..room was facing highway but never heard any traffic or the trains..continental breakfast was good.. Bagels, cereal, Danish , fruit, yogurt.. Eating area small but was kept very clean..Will stay again if I'm ever back in Merrick..

Thank HeavenC67
Boynton Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Needs work. Bare bones. Men in undershirts hanging out in room doorways smoking. Daylight coming through doorway weatherstripping. Not enough hairdryers for all rooms. Not worth the savings. We will not stay there again.

Thank hillyone1950
West Hollywood
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for 1 night. Larry at the front desk is a very great guy and even helped me to find a place to print my document. He was very polite and welcoming. He provided iron and blow dryer too with no additional charge. The room was clean, quiet and organized. Thank you so much Larry :)

Thank Azi N
Bellmore, New York
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10 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The hotel is clean and affordable free continental breakfast free wake up service walkable to the train station the manager Kevin is very accommodating and also I'm number of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce stayed overnight while having Renovations done to my place

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Dundalk, Ireland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Decent Hotel. Good for stopovers handy access to room. Person at reception very helpful and friendly. Breakfast basic nothing fancy. Plenty of restaurants + 7/11 next door or nearby. A little old fashioned (has those red Heat lamps in bathroom). Paid $8 each for extra guests in room we had 4 in total. 2 double beds. Paid around 125 a... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

I have lived on Long Island for 44 years and drive past this place so many times . Had a family member from out of the country come visit and she stayed there and it's was really nice. The staff is friendly , the place is clean and nice. You have to stay here if in the area

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Address: Sunrise Highway, Merrick, NY 11566
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Merrick
Price Range: $164 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gateway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Away from road if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles oicu812tony, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles dgfordham, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“get a suite”
 of 5 bubbles okdok, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard-facing room if you wish to open the windows at night (the highway is quite noisy).”
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“easy access”
 of 5 bubbles D4583OCveronicab, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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