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1 room, 2 adults

Gateway Inn

2-star2 stars
1780 Sunrise Highway, Merrick, NY, 11566, United States of America

No-frills hotel in Merrick
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
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Very Good8.2
Best value for money
Great room
Fantastic service
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From 117 reviews

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Gateway Inn

from £91
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed
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What’s around Gateway Inn


  • Merrick Road Park (17-minute walk)
  • Merrick Golf Course (18-minute walk)
  • Norman Levy Park and Preserve (20-minute walk)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Crow's Nest Mini Golf - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - 6.8 mi / 10.9 km
  • Roosevelt Field Mall - 8.2 mi / 13.2 km
  • St. Agnes Cathedral - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km

Getting around

  • Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic) 18-min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) 23-min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 33-min drive
  • Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur) 40-min drive
  • White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County) 55-min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) 64-min drive
  • Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.) 98-min drive
  • Merrick Station 9-min walk
  • Freeport Station 27-min walk
  • Bellmore Station 6-min drive
  • Free self-parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Gateway Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Gateway Inn Merrick
  • Gateway Merrick


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Breakage deposit: USD 300 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 9.00 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 5.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 248 reviews

Gateway Inn
Comfortable, clean hotel with excellent staff.
Clean, comfortable hotel with efficient and friendly staff. We stayed here due to its proximity to the Nassau Stadium which is easily reached via car or taxi. Taxi transfer to JFK was reasonable too, although Merrick LIRR station is in easy walking distance from where you can catch a connection to the Airtrain.
, gb3 night trip with friends
Gateway Inn
Comfort needs improvement
Other than uncomfortable bed and air conditioner not working properly, we appreciated front desk friendliness.
Aurelio, us1 night family trip
Gateway Inn
Our home away from home.
This was the most comfortable room we have had, in the 15yrs. we have been staying at the Gateway. We wish we could request this room again in June when we will be staying there again.
Stella, us1 night family trip
Gateway Inn
Surprised to see people living there .
Martin, us2 night business trip
Gateway Inn
Very Good8.0
A stay on Long Island
Room was clean and bed was comfortable …. Tricky area to drive around. Staff was nice and they helped with directions. Overall, it was a nice Hotel.
William R, us1 night trip

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