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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

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Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695 141, India
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This beautiful tranquil hotel in Varkala was our home away from home for 4 days and during this time the hotel staff did absolutely everything to ensure that we had a most relaxing and enjoyable stay, and we truly did. GM Ashirbad made us feel very welcome and was always on hand. Chef Mathi Vanan cooked us up the best... More 

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Ma'am, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for the exceedingly high recommendation of a 5 star which we truly are not. We are indeed a 4 star hotel but glad that the Taj standards of hospitality have been at work to create the impressions otherwise. It was a pleasure to have you with us as you have... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is located at the best place in Varkala. Although away from the airport, hotel management provides the transportation at all times of the hour.Has all the facilities for a peaceful stay and staff is extremely polite and efficient. Management is highly responsive.

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for travelling all the way to Varkala and spending your vacation with us. We are glad to learn that we have delivered what we strive the most for - a peaceful vacation. History and even older than that - mythology offer testimony to the fact that the greatest of minds had to step away a little... More 

Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Of course, Taj hotel is never cheap so expect prices exceeding everything you may find in Varkala. But the Taj Gateway Varkala hotel delivers luxury, quality, and service worth every cent. And if you compare its prices to the other places, they are still very reasonable and even low... We got amazing suit with bedroom, living room and huge bathroom.... More 

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for writing such a descriptive review of the resort on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you found our colleagues helpful in every way and the location and surroundings worthy of a kind mention. We are also glad that your billing concerns at the time of departure could be suitably addressed.... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a pleasant stay experience. The hotel is very good and the location of the hotel is perfect from where the Varkala beach is just only 300 meters. The amenities provided by the hotel are nice and reasonable with very beautiful swimming pool.

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings and thank you for such a short but informative review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to have met your expectations on most accounts and there is nothing more elating than being called "perfect" which you kindly have attributed. Trust me, we are not really perfect enough as some iconic hotels and resorts can be but work very... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this beautiful property two days back and had a very relaxing holiday. The very warm welcome with genuine smiles made it very clear that our holiday is going to be great. The two young ladies and Abhijit ensured a breezy checkin while Mathivanan and Ashwin ensured that we had the tastiest vegetarian food of our choice. Had a... More 

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings and best wishes on occasion of Republic Day! Thank you for spending your recent vacation with us and we appreciate your very encouraging review of the resort on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your kind words for some of us. Look forward to welcoming you back, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

Chandigarh, India
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful hotel having partly sea view with all taj group amenities, walking distance from papnasam beach where one get the pooja done by pandits sitting on the beach and can go walking to janaradan swami temple. .

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Festive Greetings of The Republic Day and Hello once again from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you so much for spending your recent break with us and for your crisp but informative review on TripAdvisor. Did you know "Papanasam" beach has such mythological significance that it was believed penance seeking sages who had a tryst with divinity were... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was great, appreciated the large amount of space, the view of the ocean, the friendly staff. However the place is in need of maintenance and the housekeeping was poor. Food too was average.

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for spending your recent vacation with us followed by a candid feedback. We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you faced at the resort owing to upkeep or the cuisine. We will make most certain use of the opportunity to introspect and bring about the desired changes. Looking forward to your... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to Kovalam and surrounding areas for the New Year. Thanks to TripAdvisor for the suggestions for that. It was a fantastic trip. We checked into Taj Gateway on 31 Dec and we were there till 2 Jan. The hotel is at a great location and the view from the room and the hotel's swimming pool is awesome. Sunset... More 

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for being here on the special occasion of new year and we also thank our other guests whose good advise on TripAdvisor about our resort encouraged you to stay with us. We have enjoyed having you here as much as you have had being with us. Do not wait long for another occasion, please... More 

New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a fabulous hotel experience in a resort-like setting, with immaculate gardens and swimming pool. We enjoyed the early morning yoga class. Easy walking distance to the wonderful Varkala beach and cliff-top restaurants just beyond.

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! We appreciate your choice of spending the recent vacation with us. We are glad to take note of your overall satisfaction and finding the location, settings and services suitable for a memorable occasion. We have enjoyed having you here as much as you have reciprocated in your kind words. Look forward to... More 

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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and loved it. It was walking distance to the beach, beach shops, cliffs and cliff restaurants. The rooms are lovely and the pool has amazing views and pool bar (After a busy trip this was the perfect 3 night stay). The hotel also offers a lot to do, pool, cafe, table tennis, foosball, tennis... More 

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Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for spending your recent family vacation with us. From your wonderful review on TripAdvisor, we are glad that you enjoyed yourselves and found the location, facilities and services very convenient. Look forward to welcoming you back again, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

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