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The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

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Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kochi (Cochin) 682 011, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once a pride of Ernakulam, the property is by no means at Taj standards anymore. On the positive side the rooms are comfortable and good with quality AC, the hotel is located centrally to MG Road and Marine Drive Walkway with ample parking. It is spacious and has a lovely view, easy to have a great walk on the marine... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location with a good hotel staff to take care of all your needs. Value for money for sure. a open air retaurant with the whiff of the sea would be a great compliment to make the stay much better.

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Mumbai, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

excellent stay, wide window glass gives very nice view of Sea & ships. food serving is also good, hotel team response was very warm & cordial . ambiance is very nice. room size is also good. i recommend staying in this hotel & prefer to stay in my next travel also.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

.Great Location on Marine Drive - Super fast check in and orientation of room - Great Sea view rooms - Evening cruise with high tea is available complimentary - not mentioned normally - Awesome room at the price for the area and Taj property - Very good food - A lot of casual eating and knick knack shopping opportunities available... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Outstanding location on the Beach! The staff here are caring, and do a fairly good job of providing Taj quality hospitality even if it is one of their smaller brands. A good property at a great price - a very good value!

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Cochin, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at the The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam.and I must confess the rooms totally fail the standards of a Taj property. The beds were very hard and toilets dirty. The meals were not very good

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a short and nice & comfortable stay,room service was good, This is one of the beautiful Gateway Hotel , Lobby area is beautiful, Bubble restaurant is also good, Breakfast was also excellent ,overall nice experience.

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gateway e, Front Office Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Gateway Hotel, Marine drive, Ernakulam on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.Your feedback has been shared with our food and beverage team who delighted you with their services. Our entire team feels motivated through your kind words and we look forward... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with family in gateway taj hotel in July 2015 , situated centrally in Ernakulam with shopping areas nearby . Hotel location near sea side make beautiful view from our room . Our stay was very comfortable, hotel staff very helpful and courteous. Restaurant food was also very good with good variety . Rooms & hotel cleanliness was good... More 

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gateway e, Front Office Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Gateway Hotel, Marine drive, Ernakulam on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our entire team feels motivated through your kind words and we look forward to welcome you back soon. Thank you for choosing The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam! Sangita... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luxury Hotel but they do not give you proper rooms as told while booking. Asked for a sea view room and could see only a portion of the sea from the room. Staff was friendly and polite. Ordered the "Chief's Special" on their menu and turns out that it was just few fruits cut out in shapes and presented on... More 

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gateway e, Front Office Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Gateway Hotel, Marine drive, Ernakulam on Trip Advisor. We have noted your feedback and apologise for the inconvenience caused to you due the choice of room,room facility and the food presentation.As a matter of fact we have already started fixing health faucets in our rooms, phase wise and should... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel through booking.com. Had requested an early checkin. When I reached, everything was ready and I was given my room though I was 4 hours early. Staff were extremely courteous and helpful. Room was comfortable and clean offering a great view of the backwaters. Overall it was absolute value for money. Though the lunch buffet was sumptuous,... More 

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gateway e, Front Office Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review The Gateway Hotel, Marine drive, Ernakulam on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and have noted your feedback on the local Kerala delicacies.Look forward to welcome you back soon and delight you with some of the best local food. Thank you for... More 

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