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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here for 3 nights and 4 days. Our stay was perfect. Room # 204 was adjacent to reception and had great sea view. Property location is right next to beach and has private road for 5 min walk to the Varkala beach. All hotel staff is very nice. Many food options are available here and taste is also... More 

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Thank Manoj R
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous view of the coconut trees and the sea makes the hotel very nice place to hang out. The food is yummy. The curries were just mind blowing. The pool was very nice and clean and was in the perfect place for the sun bathing as it was not covered with any thing. The staff were very humble and kind... More 

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Thank Nabin M
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an amazing time on our second stay at Gateway hotel Varkala. Amamzing location and great value for money. Had a fun time with my family. Mr Ashwin from GAD was very helpful and friendly. Overall very nice staff and great hotel

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a Successful conference at gateway taj varkala , Superb Staff & service, well maintained Property with a sea view and access to varkala cliff and Janardhanapuram temple gives complete satisfaction. the resort is in a fantastic location and has fantastic amenities- a great collection of indoor (Foosball, table tennis) and outdoor (tennis, basketball net and badminton court) sport facilities.... More 

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Thank akshay2188
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Location with sea view, Access to amazing Varkala Cliff & Fantastic Beach.. Really enjoyed the stay.. Excellent Staff & Service... Superb Complimentary Break Fast.. Amazing View of Nature & Surrounding...

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Thank Mohammad_Akbar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained, rooms are clean. Staff are very friendly and professional. Value for money. Will plan again on season period... A stairway down the hillside leads to a public beach overlooked by a tall cliff...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your brief but helpful review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed and earnestly look forward to seeing you again the next season. Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained, rooms are clean. Facilities include outdoor games such as tennis, badminton and basketball and many indoor games too. View of the sea from the rooms is fantastic. Staff are polite and courteous, service is good. The Varkala beach and the Janardhanaswamy temple are both close by, within 10 minutes of walk from the hotel. However, I felt that... 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 stay and review. We are glad to note that you found your stay one worth a few great experiences. We also take note of your interesting comment on the resort pricing vis a vis other Taj resorts in Kerala. As a matter of fact, the resort in Varkala... More 

Trivandrum, India
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was my primary cause for concern. Apart from that all the facilities were good but not exactly value for money. The hotel was situated in a fairly picturesque part of India. Overall I would say that my stay at the hotel was just about above 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 your recent stay and review. While we appreciate your overall positive sentiments, we take note of the scope for improvement in area of food which you have pointed out. Rest assured, we shall put our best efforts in resolving this concern. Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with almost all rooms at different levels. Built on the side of a hill amongst coconut groves the restaurant boasts of a decent sized swimming pool and a restaurant. A stairway down the hillside leads to a public beach overlooked by a tall cliff. Waves can be rough and i would not suggest children or otherwise weak swimmers... More 

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

Dear Mr Chandrasekhar, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel, Varkala and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. While we are glad to take note of your overall positive impressions and we would also like to assure you that we have taken a note of your feedback on some areas for improvement. I thank... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with most Taj hotels in Kerala, the location is beautiful and the property is lovely. We stayed in a sea view suite which had a spectacular view and even better sound of the sea. I wouldn't mind waking up to that view every day for the rest of my life! The suite itself was spacious and comfortable. The bath... More 

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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 spending your recent vacation with us. We are glad to take a note of your overall positive impressions of the resort and we thank you for some constructive feedback on a few areas for improvement. We shall certainly work on them. We earnestly look forward to welcoming you back for yet another memorable... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is set amidst tall, swaying palms and is 60 ft high on a cliff, Varkala is located 55 kms (1 hr 15 m drive) from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. The railway station is a 5 minute drive from the hotel. The hotel offers a choice of 30 elegant rooms including 2 suites. A multi-cuisine restaurant and 2 bars, meeting room, Ayurvedic center, WiFi and indoor/outdoor sports facilities makes the hotel an ideal getaway for the discerning leisure traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

Address: Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $81 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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