BEST WESTERN Gateway International Hotel

9191 Wickham Road, Romulus, MI 48174-1904
Phone: 734/728-2800   |   Fax: 734/728-2260   |   232 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this Romulus hotel located just minutes away from Detroit Metro Airport and enjoy a host of convenient amenities while traveling in Michigan.

The BEST WESTERN Gateway International Hotel is conveniently located in Romulus not far from downtown Detroit and provides comfortable accommodations for both business and leisure travelers. This Gateway International hotel offers easy access to University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company as well as the Detroit Zoo and Tiger baseball at Commerica Park.

Each spacious, well-appointed room is fully equipped with complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television with HBO®, coffee/tea maker and iron/ironing board. Guests will appreciate a complimentary continental breakfast, fitness center, indoor/outdoor swimming pool and meeting facilities. Free 24-hour shuttle service to the airport is provided to all visitors.

Come experience the hospitality and professional service at the BEST WESTERN Gateway International Hotel in Romulus, Michigan.

Our hot tub in our pool area is temporarily out of service for repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items. Make your own waffles.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Play area
  • Basketball, court
  • Exercise facility, open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Game room
  • Physically challenged services, public areas physically challenged accessible
  • Physically challenged parking
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available, 24 hours
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Business center, 24 hours, free
  • Tanning beds, nominal fee for 15 minutes of tanning
  • Catering
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Local shuttle
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Printer available
  • Computer available
  • Dataports
  • Shuffleboard
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee, open 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN Gateway International Hotel

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BEST WESTERN Gateway International Hotel

Conveniently located, the best western gateway international hotel in Romulus, Michigan is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 42.239635  /  Latitude: -83.346945


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 94. Take Exit 198 (Merriman North) just past the first light, then make a left at the corner of Wickham and Merriman. We are on Wickham in the last building on the left.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

The busiest airport in Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is located in the Detroit suburb of Romulus. One of the largest air transportation hubs on the globe, DTW serves the Detroit metropolitan area. A 6,700-acre airpark, DTW consists of six runways, two terminals, and 145 gates.

DTW is served by major airlines such as American, Delta, Southwest, United, and US Airways. It is the second busiest hub for Delta Airlines, and is the second-largest center for Spirit Airlines. Serves over 160 destinations, DTW is in the top 25 busiest airports in the world.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall

Symphony fans enjoy plenty of musical entertainment in the fine city of Detroit. The historical Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, built in 1919, with superior acoustic qualities. In 1971, this Renaissance style concert hall featuring 2,014 seats, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It has been home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the fourth oldest symphony in America since for many years.

In 1941, the hall was named the Paradise Theater and became a jazz venue. Famed jazz musicians Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington performed at the theater. In the 1970s, the hall was saved from demolition undergoing major renovations, including restoring its acoustic properties. While in Motown, enjoy a fun night out at one of the hall's many musical productions. Stay close to the hall and many other fabulous city attractions, in a comfortable Best Western guest room in Allen Park, Romulus or Woodhaven, for a wonderful night's rest.

Eastern Michigan University

Over 23,000 students enroll in one of Michigan's largest universities. Located near Romulus in the Detroit Metropolitan area, Eastern Michigan University offers prospective students bachelor's, master's, specialist's, and doctoral degrees - undergraduates take their pick from more than 200 majors and minors. The campus is large and airy, with plenty of open spaces amongst the university's seven Colleges and Schools.

Extracurricular activities include student-run media, Greek life, cultural events, and intramural sports. Eastern Michigan University also competes as the green and white Eagles in a number of varsity sports, including baseball, basketball, football, swimming, and track and field.

Fisher Theatre

Visitors to downtown Detroit have plenty of historical sites to see while in town. One of the prominent landmarks in the center of Detroit is the Fisher Building. This Art Deco style skyscraper, built in 1928, is home to the Fisher Theatre. This elaborate theater was originally designed with a Mayan Revival style, featuring live macaws, and seated 3,500 guests. In 1961, the theater was renovated to a mid-century designed playhouse, with 2,089 seats.

In 1989, this beautiful theater became a National Historic Landmark. Throughout the years, the theater has hosted many world premier Broadway productions, including Hello, Dolly!, Golden Boy, Sweet Charity and Fiddler on the Roof. While in town, enjoy a wonderful Broadway performance at the theater, for a fun night out. Consider staying in one of the local Best Western hotels located in Allen Park, Romulus and Woodhaven, during your visit.

Ford Field

Opened in August 2002, Ford Field is home to the Detroit Lions of the NFL. Seating more than 65,000 fans, Ford Field hosted Super Bowl XL in 2006, and has been the home of the MAC Championship game since 2004.

Fans travel in from all over Detroit to catch a Lions game during the fall – from as far north as Sterling Heights, to western Detroit suburbs like Allen Park, and Romulus. Aside from sporting events, Ford Field has hosted major musical performances from acts like Taylor Swift, and Kid Rock, a Michigan native.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is located on the University of Michigan - North Campus, in Ann Arbor. Former President Gerald Ford graduated from the North Campus of the University of Michigan in 1935. The Library is included in the National Archives and Records Administration. Open to the public since 1981, Library visitors view an extensive collection of photographs, presidential papers and audiovisual footage.

The Gerald Ford Museum is located in Grand Rapids, his hometown, and includes displays of the former President and Mrs. Ford's lives. Comfortable accommodations, convenient to Ann Arbor include the Best Western Laurel Park Suites in Livonia and the Best Western Gateway International Hotel in Romulus. Traveling in the Detroit area is simple with Best Western.

Joe Louis Arena

Home to the legendary NHL franchise Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena is one of the most iconic structures in Detroit. Opened in 1979, The Joe has seen championships, records broken, and plenty of squid on the ice – a famous display of appreciation from fans as they toss a squid onto the ice from the crowd when one of the Red Wings scores a hat trick.

Make the trip into downtown Detroit from nearby cities like Allen Park or Woodhaven during the fall and into the spring for all the exciting action of Red Wings hockey. The Joe seats nearly 21,000 fans during hockey games, and can be extended to nearly 22,000 for concerts.

Nichols Arboretum

There's more to the University of Michigan than football. Visit the campus of the state's oldest university, to see the wonderfully lush 123-acre Nichols Arboretum. "The Arb", established in 1907 by O. C. Simonds, is located on Central Campus, along the Huron River. The Arboretum features many collections, including the Peony Garden, Gateway Garden, the Centennial Shrub Collection, Heathdale, the Wetlands and the Dow Prairie. Enter the Arboretum via one of its three entrances, to begin your exploration of this beautiful area.

The Uplands features an oak-hickory forest with trees up to 135 years old. Enjoy strolling along the natural trails and pathways and be sure to visit the James D. Reader Jr. Urban Environmental Education Center. Many students enjoy studying, picnicking and playing frisbee on the Arboretum grounds. While in the Detroit area, be sure to include a visit to this wonderful part of campus. After a fun day outside, check into the Romulus Best Western hotel for comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 8 mile(s) from Ford Motor Company, Ford Motor World Headquarters
  • 8 mile(s) from Greenfield Village, village and museum Imax theater
  • 12 mile(s) from Commerica Park, Tiger Baseball
  • 16 mile(s) from Detroit Institute of Arts, art museum
  • 16 mile(s) from Detroit Zoo
  • 16 mile(s) from Fox Theater, various plays/musicals
  • 16 mile(s) from Detroit Symphony
  • 16 mile(s) from Joe Louis Arena, home of the Red Wings
  • 18 mile(s) from downtown
  • 40 mile(s) from Pontiac Silverdome, home of the Lions

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 8 mile(s) from Dearborn
  • 10 mile(s) from Plymouth
  • 10 mile(s) from Livonia
  • 18 mile(s) from Detroit
  • 18 mile(s) from Ann Arbor
  • 25 mile(s) from Windsor
  • 35 mile(s) from Monroe
  • 40 mile(s) from Pontiac
  • 40 mile(s) from Brighton
  • 45 mile(s) from Auburn Hills
  • 16 mile(s) from Cobo Hall, convention center
  • 18 mile(s) from University of Michigan
  • 20 mile(s) from Eastern Michigan University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Steam room

Nearby Restaurants

  • Palm's Cafe, on premises, American, FPLP awarded
  • Palm's Lounge, on premises, karaoke, FPLP awarded
  • .1 mile(s) from Elias Brothers, American
  • .1 mile(s) from McDonald's
  • .1 mile(s) from Bob Evans, American
  • .1 mile(s) from Merriman Street Grill, American
  • .1 mile(s) from Subway
  • 1 mile(s) from Leonardos, Italian

BEST WESTERN Gateway International Hotel

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Romulus. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

July 2014

July !0-13, 2014
Uncle Sam Jam Free music and fun for the family at Civic Center Park.
July 24-26, 2014
Sterlingfest Enjoy the sun as you view unique arts and crafts at the City Center Campus in Sterling Heights.

August 2014

August 29 - September 1, 2014
Detroit Jazz Festival Jazz music fills the air in Downtown Detroit. Event times vary.
August 15, 2014
Tony Bennett The famous singer takes the stage at the Freedom Hill Amphitheater. The show begins at 7 p.m.
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