Hotel overview

Welcome to the Newest of Williamsburg, Virginia Hotels Located just a few minutes from Busch Gardens, the College of William and Mary and Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, our hotel's accommodations rank among the top for this area. Patrons appreciate that our hotel's great location allows them to see and experience great sites without traveling more than a few miles. Guests visiting Colonial Williamsburg love our hotel's convenient site just one mile from this historic attraction. Busch Gardens, the Yorktown Battlefield and the College of William and Mary are just a few of many fun and educational activities the entire family can enjoy while staying in Williamsburg, Virginia. Our hotel's corporate travelers are sure to appreciate our convenient 24-hour Business Center. You can catch up on some work by utilizing our complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet or our fax, copy, print and e-mail services. In addition, we offer four spacious meeting rooms, which can accommodate up to 235 guests, so be sure to reserve one of our facilities for your next event in Colonial Williamsburg. Our hotel's guests enjoy feeling pampered, which is why we offer them a list of extra amenities. Relax by the pool or in the whirlpool after you burn off a few calories in the Fitness Center. Be sure to take the entire family to Bistro 515, our on-site restaurant, where kids eat free. At night, step into the lounge for a drink after a day of working or sightseeing.

Property information

Year Built: 2006
Accessible rooms: 5
Double bedrooms: 73
Floors: 5
Nonsmoking rooms: 96
Single-bedded accommodations: 5
Suites: 46
Total rooms: 96

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General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Kids Stay Free Policy Maximum number of children per paid adult: 0Maximum child age: 19
Pet Policy We do not allow pets at the Holiday Inn Historic Gateway. A USD 250.00 rate increase will be added to rooms that do not adhere to our pet policies. We love pets, however our hotel is not pet friendly.

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 1373 reviews
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating

    I checked in for a one night stay this past Saturday... Everything seemed fine when I checked in until I began to see black debri on the bed... I discovered it was coming from the AC unit... I immediately called the front desk to inform them of it and the maintenance guy came pretty quickly which kinda restored my confidence a bit, but the excuses he made irritated me... Anywho, I had to leave my room for about an hour for him to replace this unit... I recieved a call from the hotel with he was finished... I get back to the room to find an even older unit was installed and not only was it blowing out the same blace debri, it was also squeeking loudly the whole time it was on(SMH)... I was too tired to deal with calling them again and even changing rooms, because I'm sure it would have been the same issue... When I called to speak to the manager, initially he took no accountibility at all and all he said was it wasn't common for his hotel and he would check into it... No offer to compensate me at all until I pressed for it... Needless to say I will not be staying at this hotel EVER again!!

    Apr 22, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Memoriable trip experence

    I have stayed at several Holiday Inns but this one stands out. All the staff are very friendly and welcoming. Let me start by saying restaurant in this hotel deserve a 5 star. It isn't often that you get to meet the Chef. The day we checked in Chef Randy introduced himself and told us we should vist thea restarant for dinner. We decided to give it a try although I am very skeptical about hotel food. My husband tried the Rib eye and I had the crab cakes. The food was so scumptious! Staff where amazing but that food being served is the best.

    Mar 23, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great clean hotel with friendly staff

    My husband and I stayed for a marriage retreat and the hotel was awesome! Chef randy made yummy breakfast daily (good variety) and Dy Ann and Crystal were very helpful when we dined. The rooms were spotless and they had Bath and Body Works products in the room!! So I Def enjoyed!! We'll be back again!

    Feb 23, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful experience. Great staff!

    Our stay was wonderful. The food prepared by Chef Randy was superb! Fresh ingredients and very tasty. Almer was extremely nice and personable. DyAnn was great too! A very positive experience. The room was spacious and exactly what we were looking for.

    Feb 22, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Christmas present

    The BEST experience I could imagine! My 9 year old daughter asked to stay in a hotel for her big Christmas present. Being a single mom I couldn’t take her far but I hoped this in town hotel wouldn’t disappoint. The manager David made us feel like princesses by giving us the best room! We were in the pool and hot tub all the time! We went to the restaurant for dinner almost every night. The filet was amazing! My daughter loved her meal, THAT WAS FREE!! They even had a trivia game that was so much fun for us and everyone around us. Room was exceptionally clean and staff beyond excellent. Thank you from my daughter and myself!

    Feb 17, 2020