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coimbatore, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best hotel stays ever. Starting from welcoming till the departure the hospitality was excellent and memorable. Room, food and surroundings is very good and it will be an experience. Last but not the least, the staff is this hotel is extraordinarily good and very sweet. I would recommend staying there just to experience this! Enjoy.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Verkala beach Our stay at the Gateway was excellent, staff was very good, food was good.Rooms were clean, good swimming pool. Overall good experience. would recommend if you are visiting Verkala.

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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. Thank you so much for spending your recent vacation with us and we are glad to take a note of your overall satisfaction with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager

Kanpur, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 2 nights in Nov end 2016 and had a very nice experience. A good property with a lot of well maintained area. The swimming pool area is very picturesque. Our son had a great time playing in the pool. The hotel has a small way up to the beach area ,a 5 min walk. From the...

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

Dear Mr Aneesh, Greetings and thank you for your recent stay with us. I am glad to take note of your overall satisfaction but I am particularly delighted to learn how much your son enjoyed with us. Children are indeed focal to our vacation experiences and we feel rewarded when we know that we have looked after them well. Thank...

Jaipur, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect destination!! Perfect Location!! Perfect Hotel! Perfect Service!! Perfect Arrangements !! Perfect Food!! Perfect Scenary!! all perfect !! Superb Business conference held !! hope to make lot of money out of it!!

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

Dear Akshay, Thank you for your loyalty towards the resort and your goodwill is much appreciated. Your kind words of encouragement means a lot for us and I am glad to have your good wishes of the business prospects of the resort in particular. That is a refreshing thought indeed. Looking forward to your return, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with my partner during our trip to India. After the horrible houseboat experience Taj was the place to be. Very welcoming staff always offering to help you out and the rooms were nice and comfy looking out to the Arabian Sea. Breakfasts were awesome with loads of local and international varieties. Throughly enjoyed the stay and definitely recommend this...

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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! Once again, we feel sorry to learn that your houseboat experience prior to your stay with us was anything but the opposite of what we want visitors of Kerala to cherish. However we are glad that you had a relaxing end to your Kerala tour and we...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week & it was great!! Very capable staff, the hospitality was of a very high standard & all our needs satisfied. The rooms are large, well appointed boasting great ocean views & a beautiful bathroom. The breakfast buffet was very substantial & good quality. Great place to get laundry done. The pool is lovely & the...

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

Dear Ms. Sandra, Thank you for spending your week-long vacation with us and we are glad to take note of your overall comfort and satisfaction with the stay. I am glad that you felt at home and it encourages us to do only better. Looking forward to being of service again, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager

Mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a perfect place to relax. It has every single thing to enjoy the holidays. From Tennis court to cycles , everything. The views from the room is mesmerizing.The breakfast was delicious .You have to see it to believe it. The service top class , though the staff at the reception lobby look insufficient. Just go for it

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for spending your recent vacation with us followed by such an encouraging review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself so well and found the facilities and services upto your expectations. Looking forward to being of service again, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager

Madurai, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We feel the Taj hospitality. Rooms nice with balcony. Very good view. The garden is well maintained. Small path is approach to the beach. The food is good. I order kerla style Meen polichadhu. The chef Mr Alexander serve it as per my requested taste. I like to stay again.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings and thank you so much for your review on TripAdvisor. I am glad to take note of your stay experience and a kind mention of our Chef Alexander. Look forward to welcoming you back, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager

mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel with beautiful view and short work to the cliff and the varkala beach . Nice swimming pool and excellent staff and a warm and helping general manager . Over all of you looking for comfort , cleanliness service . The gateway is the place to stay .

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

Dear Guest, Greetings and thank you so much for a short but informative review on TripAdvisor. We are touched by your positive sentiments and look forward to welcoming you back, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, I think this hotel stands out for its amazing location and view. As soon as we entered the lobby we were greeted with welcome drink and a shell necklace. And the view from there was just out of the world. The rooms fall on both sides of the lobby and we get a nice view of pool and the...

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

Dear Ms. Lekshmi, Greetings! We are glad that you had a memorable vacation with us, found the hotel comfortable and the staff, services and offerings meeting your expectations on most counts. We also take a note of your feedback on some areas such as the sports courts and the kids room. Thank you for being our goodwill ambassador and we...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $104 - $295 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Varkala
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The one facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles Aneesh0617, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles swap_g12, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The rooms on the first floor would give you an excellent view of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Praddy, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles nicolegrote, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms overlook pool, some with a semi-private garden.”
 of 5 bubbles M6731WSmikec, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
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