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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

4.0 of 5 Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695 141, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Six months after our stay at this hotel, I still have very fond memories about our stay at this wonderful hotel. Our stay here was for the last six days of our three week visit to Kerala. We wanted a luxury experience, in close proximity to the surf at Varkala. We were extremely happy with what the team at this... 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! It has been a most rewarding experience reading your review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. It's wonderful to know that your memories of the hotel are vivid even after half a year have gone by and thank you for a special mention of our Chef Mathi and pool-attendant Mathew. I am sure... More 

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very pleasant building, lovely location 10/15 minutes up above the beach and its restaurants, really nice (music-less) pool area and excellent breakfasts. Didn't dine there, but heard it was very good. Certainly the food in the village and on the beach was (and rather cheaper.) The staff were very welcoming and helpful, although not always the most efficient. We just... 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 your recent stay with us and your review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your kind words of mention on the hotel's ambience, staff friendliness and food. We also thank you for your suggestions for improvements on some aspects of the room product. We are pleased to let you know that... More 

London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gateway has proved to be a relaxed and unpretentious hotel offering great service. Perched on the clifftop, the hotel enjoys great views of the palms and paragliders. The pool is excellent and the general vibe relaxed, both with staff and other guests. The rooms are well appointed and comfortable. If you're looking for more of a party holiday this... 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! We thank you for your recent stay with us and your kind words of appreciation for the hotel's ambience and service. Your comments will certainly go a long way in taking the motivation levels of our team higher. After all, our people are our greatest assets and they are the ones making... More 

Hemel Hempstead
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to quite a few nice hotels around the world that were ruined for us by the incessant head banging music around the pool, it was great to find that this hotel has a lovely peaceful pool area when you can relax, read and swim without any unwanted interruptions. The hotel staff are extremely courteous and friendly, and greet... 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 vacation with us and a detailed review on Tripadvisor! The team is very obliged with your kind comments and a special mention of a few. Your review has been rather elaborate and informative for other visitors travelling to Varkala. Look forward to welcoming you back whenever... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just enjoyed 12 days at the Gateway. This is a very friendly small hotel located a short walk from Papasaynam beach in Varkala. This hotel is ideal for those seeking a peaceful stay (no loud music or organised games around the pool) with a personal feel that this 30 room hotel offers. The staff here are exceptionally friendly... 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 vacation with us and a Tripadvisor review subsequently. We appreciate your kind words of praise for the hotel's ambience and services. We are also very thankful for your kind remembrance of a few of us. It's always a rewarding experience to know that we have been... More 

Perth, Western Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to Varkala Beach with a very highly rated Tripadvisor hotel booked, but were able to opt out and go elsewhere when we sensed it was not right for us. After checking out a few options, we decided on The Gateway, and loved everything about it. The staff were so friendly, the room beautiful with a very comfortable bed... 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! Its a pleasure to know of the amount of trust you have placed in us while taking the trouble to change hotel reservations a-la-minute and choosing to stay with us. Your kind sentiments towards the overall quality and friendliness of our hotel is reflected in your recent review on TripAdvisor which we... More 

uk
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good hotel though expensive for the area. We stayed here as a 'treat' over Christmas. Everything was good. We had rooms on the ground floor with a small garden in front. It is not a big hotel so never really busy. One tip - when asking taxi or tuk tuk to take you this hotel tell them... 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! We thank you for spending your vacation with us and we are glad that the team could leave behind an impression with you worth writing about in so many kind words. Thank you for the remembrance. You are possibly correct with the fact that some local residents including those who provide tuk... More 

Uppsala, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent five nights at this wonderful hotel. We had a deluxe-suite with a splendid view over palm-trees and Arabian sea. The rooms were very clean and we enjoyed the service of very competent and extremely friendly staff. We found that restaurant was nice and the Ayurveda-treatments were exellent. The hotel-driver who took us to Kochi was also very good,... 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 and thank you for trusting us with your well earned vacation time spend in Varkala. We are happy to learn from your TripAdvisor review that the hotel has been able to measure upto your expectations and your kind words singing out a few aspects of service such as the GAD restaurant and... More 

london
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming staff from the start and end of our stay. The rooms were clean and comfortable, rooms were cleaned consistently daily by hotel staff. The food in the hotel restaurant was SO GOOD! Really great dosa and traditional Indian food. It was more expensive then restaurants outside of the hotel but really good quality accompanied by friendly service. I would... 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! We thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor and appreciate your kind words for the hotel's ambience, service and food. We are glad to have made your holiday worth a pleasant memory. We have also make a note of your recommendations on our overall wellness equipment range in the our studio... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights in January. We were warmly greeted by Mr. Praharaj, the General Manager of the hotel and were given a tour of the intimate 30 room property. The grounds are postcard perfect. The rooms are simple and while they could use a touch up, they are well kept and clean (the housekeeping staff were exceptional). What... 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 your review on Tripadivsor! It very generous of you to describe the hotel, its services and associates in so many kind words and we are truly very obliged for your remembrance and special mention of some of us. Its a very rewarding experience to know that we have been... More 

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Address: Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695 141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala Kerala
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Varkala
#5 Romantic Hotel in Varkala

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