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Vancouver, Washington
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed a night at the gateway at the very end of March 2016. We arrived early afternoon to check-in and were greeted by a friendly and helpful hostess. We returned later for dinner and this review is for the restaurant only! We had seats next to a window with a fantastic view of the river. The restaurant is in... More 

Thank Frank D
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Frank. Thank you for your comments. We’re glad you enjoyed our restaurant and hope you return soon to try another delicious menu item. More 

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21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My husband and I tried the Gateway Restaurant recently for the first time in 15 years since we began visiting Sequoia Natl Park. The place is a bit rundown considering the view of the river and location just outside of the entrance to Sequoia Natl Park but it was right next door to our hotel. The food was just average... More 

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MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Secoya9. We’re sorry that you did not completely enjoy your visit to our establishment during the very busy Easter Holiday. Please understand, we do not accept discounts while our Holiday Menu is in effect. We’ll be looking into your situation further. Please, feel free to contact us to discuss this further. More 

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Alamo, California
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64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

What an incredible place! Sunday brunch was wonderful - food, service and view! We sat at a table by the window that overlooked the river. Very special experience! The restaurant itself was built in the 1920's and is super quaint and quirky....in a GOOD way! It is a MUST stop when you are going to the Sequoias!

Thank Karen and Paul P
Cameron C, Manager at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Karen and Paul, thanks for commenting. Our main goal is to always give our customers top-notch cuisine and service. We always appreciate feedback from our customers and hope to see you soon on your next Sequoia stop! More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We just stayed here. You can easily walk to the park from the Lodge. It's almost winter and it's cold in Sequoia Park. We stayed in room 1 which is next to the road into the park. It was quiet and warm both in temperature and ambience and had everything we could want. It's heated with an electronic heater that... More 

Thank Peter S
Cameron C, Owner at Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Peter! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found the quiet and warm ambiance you were looking for. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Food was extremely overpriced for Sysco frozen food. $15 for a cheeseburger? $10+ for frozen mozzarella sticks? I know the view is great but, it's not worth the inflated food price. Our waitress, Caitlin, was awful and inattentive and we were the only customers. The host did the waitresses job most of the time. I'm pretty sure they add boxed... More 

Thank Lynsey M
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

My sisters and I are enjoying sequoia national park and have been to the Gateway Restaurant 3 times already. Nice place, outstanding service and good variety of food options. Outdoor dining is fun. Location is convenient as it is very close to the park entrance.

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Tulare, California
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband have been to the gateway many times for lunch. This way our first time for brunch an as always it was perfect table outside in the back with the river running. Loved there brunch menu and champagne. We will be going back there soon for dinner.

Thank anaferra2
Tulare, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Went up late on a Friday night and enjoyed a couple drinks at the bar with my girlfriend and the bartender Kevin. Great hospitality and great drinks. Had a huge bed and a great room. They really worked with us when we got there late. They made us feel like we had been friends for years. Great atmosphere and great... More 

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Three Rivers, California
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50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We live in Three Rivers and the Gateway is our choice for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks. Our ranch is also a vacation rental in 3R and send our guests to dine at the Gateway. Their steaks, seafood, and hospitality never disappoint. Glenn and Susan to McEntire are your hosts, tell them I sent you.

1 Thank Chad N
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1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I didn't quite know what to expect when arriving at this location since I am a hotel snob when it comes to my accommodations, due to the mixed reviews on this site but we took a chance on Gateway Lodge. We considered it a cabin, so had "roughing it" camping expectations. We stayed in Cabin 7 which is right on... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodging renovation completed March 2014. The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge is located just 1/4 mile from the Main Entrance to Sequoia National Park on Highway 198. If offers a full service bar and restaurant along with a lodge containing 5 standard rooms, a cozy honeymoon cottage on the river with a dry sauna room and a two bedroom river house that sleeps up to 8 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Restaurant and Lodge

Address: 45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
Region: United States > California > Three Rivers
Price Range: ₹ 7,266 - ₹ 19,878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gateway Restaurant and Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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