Hotel overview

Welcome to the Newest of Williamsburg, Virginia HotelsLocated 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: 8
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: 3:00 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 1387 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Weekend Getaway

    This hotel & staff were SUPERB! They made sure our stay was everything we wanted it to be. Loved staying there and will continue for future vacations. Ms Shanara Gwaltney made sure all of our accommodations were perfect. Chef Randy Patterson is an excellent Chef. The food was delicious and served with excellence! We loved it all! Thank you Ms Gwaltney for making our getaway very memorable. Spriggs & Byrd

    Sep 07, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    We loved our stay! Excellent staff and hotel!

    Our hotel suite was comfortable, quiet and clean. We chose this hotel because of the proximity to colonial Williamsburg and the free breakfast and pool. We enjoyed those things, but the best thing was the amazing staff. Dave and Shanara and Chef Randy and the other staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. By the end of the stay we felt like we were leaving friends. Chef Randy made delicious food and came out to talk with us. They gave us lots of "locals" suggestions about what to see and where to eat that helped our trip be extra special. The staff was helpful when we needed things too (which often happens when you're traveling with kids).

    Sep 05, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Day Trip/staycation!

    Absolutely fabulous!! Rooms are wonderful and clean as a pin. No corona concerts at all, we felt safe the entire time. DID I MENTION THE FOOD!! O!! M!!G!!! Chef randy at the 515 Bistro was ON POINT our whole trip. Amazing breakfast, fantastic dinner!! Love this place. My kids are already asking to come back!

    Aug 20, 2020
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Terrible Experience, very costly, and noncooperative front desk staff

    We stayed on 4th floor, for two nights, 31st July to 2nd of August. The wi fi was not working; the room was unhygienic, and the front desk staff was rude and noncooperative. It has a pathetic cafe, with terrible breakfast. The hotel is very expensive and you can find better options in the same area on a very competitive price. Will never opt to stay in Holiday Inn again. There is a Third party reservation option on the left corner of the hotel website, which seems a franchise of the same hotel. Neve use that option. They will charge you a huge amount in addition to the normal room rate. I must say it was overall a terrible experience.

    Aug 07, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Best visit ever

    Shanara was very helpful making sure we had everything we needed. The restaurant downstairs has a variety of food to offer, Randy & Sam made sure we got everything we needed. Will definitely be back soon!

    Aug 05, 2020