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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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london
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have just returned from the Gateway, where we stayed for a week after a tour of Kerala. We were offered a choice of two rooms on arrival, both of which looked like they had been recently renovated. Having spent a week touring it was a welcome change to have a fabulous big shower with constant hot water. All of the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros- spacious rooms, powerful A/C and a great shower, good breakfast but awful coffee (cheap instant rubbish or you can pay extra for real coffee!) Cons- Matience work is going on in the hotel and it woke us up at 8am on a Sunday morning, I had to call the front desk twice to complain anout the noise and still... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We have always believed that feedback is constructive for us in either keeping up what we are good at or making amends in areas we do not meet your expectations. I am sure you have interacted with my predecessor Mr Suresh Khanna whom you have... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms, the swimming pool and the location is amazing. We took the garden view rooms and it was perfect. They also serve good food. From the time you are received at the entrance to the time you leave, the hospitality is amazing. You feel good about the way you are taken care of. The food serving is slow but... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadivsor! We are pleased to learn that we have been able to facilitate a memorable vacation for you and your parents. Please do stay in touch and we look forward to your return. Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

Carcassonne, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Gateway for 3 nights at the end of a 3 week trip travelling around Kerala. It was just what we needed. We have stayed in Taj hotels before and the Gateway didn't disappoint. The staff were helpful, friendly and efficient. The room was lovely with an excellent bathroom and a private garden with beautiful flowers. The... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Gateway Hotel - Varkala! Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor! We appreciate your kind words of remembrance for the hotel, it's ambiance and hospitality. We also thank you for singling out two of our colleagues, Vishnu and Lijjin for their exceptional services. I am sure your sentiments takes their motivation to a new high.... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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84 reviews 84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay in Taj and they deserve all the hype for their hospitality. Staff was very courteous and helpful. Hotel property consist a nice building in the middle of lush greenery. The swimming pool is stylish and beautiful. Nicely manicured gardens increase the charm of this place. The rooms are arranged in “step” fashion. Except room no.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for your recent and detailed review of the hotel on Tripadvisor! We appreciate your kind words of remembrance for the hotel's team and it's hospitality. Yes, we do have come constrains based on the topography on which we are built. However, I would like to assure you that going forward on... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its been almost year (we went in Jan,2014. 15th-19th) we went to this place! I know this review is quite late but I did not want to miss telling good part of this place in review. We know Taj hotel groups known for its hospitality. And we really experienced this. Thanks to Manager, staff and everyone! And big and special... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank your for your recent review on Tripadvisor. Nothing gives us greater joy than to learn about how much you have enjoyed your vacation and stay at our hotel. The team looks forward to welcoming you back yet again to one of many pleasant holidays with us. Kind Regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed for 2 nights on our way to kanyakumari. warm welcome and smooth check-in. wonderful surrounding, nice balcony with private garden with both way access in the garden view room we choose. room provided was spacious and luxurious as well. bathroom is wonderful, clean and hygienic. dedicated access to the nearby papanasama and varkala beach. room service was excellent. the... 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 review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your kind words in praise of our hotel, its ambiance and associates. Its a matter of great encouragement for us and we look forward to welcoming you back again for a wonderful Kerala break! Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place. Perfect for couples as the privacy in each room would not disappoint you at all any day. We booked a garden view room because it was little cheaper than the sea view room but my decision was wise as each garden view room has its own private garden and entirely separate from each other. Though do... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your stay at the The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala. The team and I sincerely are grateful for the time taken in posting your positive sentiments. It is also a pleasure to note your kind words for our products, and the overall services. It is our endeavor to provide our guest with the highest level of... More 

mumbai
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything thing was very nice, friendly, courteous n elegant except the access to beach was far n via sideway. Food was great, had good time with family. Special compliments to the hotel to allow us to use Banquet hall for family gathering as complimentary. Complimentary Evening tea was most welcome.

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

Dear Mr Goenka Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala ! Thank you so much for your valuable feedback. We are pleased to read that your stay and food experiences went beyond your expectations. We look forward for many such opportunities in the future to be of service to you. Kindest regards Suresh Khanna More 

Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Pro's: 1. Service is pretty prompt 2. Rooms were spacious and luxurious. 3. Clean and Hygienic 4. Great Food and vast Options 5. Dedicated route to the beach from the hotel 6. Easy to Locate 7. Secured and treated like Royalty. Con's: This place is addictive, you don't feel like leaving.

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

Dear Guest Thank you so very much for your seven pointer appreciaition of our hotel ,we feel elated. We are extremely delighted to note that you have had a pleasant and memorable stay with us. Those words of appreciation go a long way in motivating us, to set higher standards and deliver them. Thank you once again and look forward... 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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#3 Family Hotel in Varkala
#6 Romantic Hotel in Varkala

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