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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695 141, India
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Ranked #7 of 38 Hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

First let me start by saying that the hotel is Listed as a 5 star hotel, but it isn't. They claim to have a gym on their website and on all online agent listings (gym is one of the criteria of a 5 star hotel), but actually all they've done is put 2 single running machines in the Spa and... More

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Kollam, India
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a very very pleasant stay for me and family at Taj Gateway at varkala. The room gives a beautifull view of the sea once u open the curtains....a pool by the resturant is a perfect place to race....the staff at the hotel are very helpfull for all our queries...a special word of thanks to MrJoemon who suggested places... More

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MUMBAI
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Taj Varkala for a 2n3d trip in Sep. Right from the moment we entered the place and were greeted with a welcome softdrink and a shell necklace the place charmed me to say the least. The staff and Mr Joemon was extremely cooperative and friendly adding to the appeal of this Gateway property which though smallish as... More

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

Dear Guest It has always been our pleasure to have you along with your family stay with us , thank you for giving us another opportunity to serve you , your compliments for our product , services and my colleagues are much appreciated. We have always believed in providing the best to our guests and your positive feedback just reiterates... More

New Delhi, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been to Kerala multiple times before , we decided to choose Varkala this time , for a short vacation from 1st to 4th of September. Mr. Joemon C.J , the front office in charge , gave us a very warm welcome when we arrived , that too at 9 in the night. The check in was quick and smooth... More

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

Dear Mr Verma Thank you for patronizing our hotels . The team and I sincerely are grateful for your time taken in posting your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is also a pleasure to note your appreciation of our rooms , the view , the culinary experience and overall services. It is our endeavour to provide our guest with the... More

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96 reviews 96 reviews
11 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay in gateway was nice. I stayed here during monsoon in 2012.Hotel is very well maintained with very friendly and well behaved staff. It located near sea, so as soon as u enter this hotel a beautiful view of sea will be welcoming u. Coming Staying part it was rooms were really comfortable , neat n clean, room service... More

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

Dear Guest We are happy to read your feedback recalling your visit in 2012 , glad you have had a memorable one, thank you for your positive comments of our hotel . Since your last visit , the hotel has seen changes and in specific to the offerings of our menu . We have also upgraded the product and services... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a memorable stay at this hotel a week back. We were lucky to be allotted Room No.207, one of the best sea view rooms (with out asking for it).This small property of Taj group is located in a picturesque location overlooking the Arabian sea in small town Varkala, about 50 km north of Trivandrum. The hotel rooms and... More

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

Dear Guest Pleasure will be ours to have you stay with us again. We strive to provide the best of product and services to all our discering guests and we are excited to know that our hotel stood out beyond your expectations. Your compliments on our food and the associates are much appreciated , they always remain a source of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent just one night on an impulse trip to Varkala, my husband, kids, mom and aunt and we're definitely going back for a longer stay. Highlights: the view, vibe on the beach, the staff, the food. Oh and did I mention the food?! Authentic Kerala style dishes and off menu dishes for some of us who were vegetarians. We... 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 patronage towards the Taj . It is such a pleasure to receive your positive sentiments on the hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed the view , cuisine and our services. Your compliements are much appreciated and have been shared with our associates. Thank you... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one property that will make Taj really proud. Its beautiful and the hospitality is amazing. The food is really good but I would suggest that a few more authentic Kerala cuisines to be added. I would love to come back as the team of this place is really good. The GM, is always around looking after the guests,... 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 are elated on your ratings of our hotel on your recent stay. Our endeavour has always been to provide the best of services and product and glad that we went beyond your expectations. Your suggestion on more local cuisines has been noted and will ensure made available.Your apreciation of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While i had planned for a trip to Varkala, I Just saw a Big Hoarding at Tiruvanthapuram Technopark and tried reaching them to check on the room availability and very fortunately got the Sea view room which was best of its kind. The sea face room was very comfortable and very clean, The facilities in the room were 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 ! We are delighted to know that your last minute choice of staying with us has turned to be a memorable one , especially on your wedding anniversary . Thank you for those words of appreciation of our product and services and we look forward to be of service to you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience during our 8 days stay at the Hotel was excellent. The sea face room was very comfortable and very clean, The facilities in the room were very good- except the tea / coffee maker which has been kept in the ward robe and every time if tea / coffee was to be made the ward robe has to... More

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

Dear Dr Menon and Mr Achan It was such a pleasure to have had you stay with us ! Those words from a globe trotter and a discering guest like you only reiterates our commitment to providing the best of service and product. Your suggestion on the tea / coffee maker is well taken and will ensure to the conveniences... 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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