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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

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Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695 141, India
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United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow... what can I say about the staff of the Taj? As soon as we arrived everyone was so welcoming, polite and friendly. Nothing was too much for them and they went above and beyond all expectations whether it was the gentleman on reception who checked us in, the smiley young waiter in the restaurant, the lovely cook who came... 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 so much for a kind review on TripAdvisor. Your words will remain as much a wonderful part of our memories as this short but sweet vacation has been for you at Varkala! We believe that live should be sans any regrets. Drop in a line and come back again, it... More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely courteous staff - lovely beach facing rooms, fantastic pool, easy access to the beach. Centrally located, the hotel had its own private walk way to the beach. Breakfast spread was very nice with both western and indian cuisine. Pamper yourself with a stay here!

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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 dropping by for a vacation with us. We are glad that this was one to remember for all great reasons. Do look us up again the next time you have relaxation and rejuvenation on your mind. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back. Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj... More 

Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel and its staff only care for its customers.They are willing to go extra mile to serve the customers. Customer service is the religion of this hotel. Food is mouth watering and restaurant staff with chef is attentive to customers need.

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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 very much for some really powerful reflection of our service philosophy. Hospitality as such is an old form of industry globally but in India,, we have taken it to a sublime level through our culture of "Athithi Devo Bhava" which translates to "Guest is God". This is part of our upbringing in our... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

adjoining the beach, the hotel is amazing place t have a relaxed stay, fantastic food, breakfast is just superb and the hospitality is absolutely top class. The quality of rooms is brilliant, fantastic housekeeping always with a smile. a great lace to chillout, relax, walk on the beach

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

Dear Mr Rao, Thank you for spending a monsoon break with us and we truly appreciate your kind words of appreciation for the resort and our team here which makes good holidays happen. We are glad to have you as our goodwill ambassador and hope to see more of your friends and family come and stay with us. Look forward... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great place to discover your inner peace & beauty of nature. Very friendly staff & prompt services. Wonderful beach at walking distance. Lovely swimming pool. Great food. Love the high location & amazing view over the coconut trees to the ocean.

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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 monsoon holiday with us at Varkala and we are glad that your stay with us at one of India's most recommended beach destinations for 2016 by TripAdvisor is worth several pleasant memories. We are glad that there is a lot more that you have discovered apart from the beach, the splendid greenery, peace... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful hotel. The hotel staff and management were extremely helpful. The rooms were lovely, clean and spacious. Great views from the balcony across the pool and hotel grounds. It was an easy walk down to the beach and great to visit the stalls and bars/restaurants up on the cliffs. We loved Varkala and would like to visit again and... 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 so much for your recent vacation with us and we have enjoyed having you here as much as you've enjoyed being here. We are glad to hear of your overall satisfaction and would continue to strive to meet your expectations. Thank you for making a special mention of our colleagues... More 

Pune, India
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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Travel: ===== Hotel is approx 42-43 km from Tiruananthpuram airport. One can hire prepaid taxi from airport or get a transport managed by Taj gateway(bit costly).We also saw Shabarimala temple sign on the way, which means it can also be visited. If one intends to travel by train, Kanyakumari express provides point to point connectivity from pune, journey of approx... More 

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Ernakulam, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

An extremely good hotel with pleasant stay facilities and all the required amenities. Food though a little bit costly as per the standards, very tasty and good. The surroundings and atmosphere are very pleasant. Further the view of beach from the Hotel is awesome. The hotel staff also very helpful and good mannered

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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 spending your recent vacation with us and we appreciate you taking time out for your feedback on TripAdvisor. Its heartwarming to learn of your overall positive impressions of the resort and we are glad you've enjoyed yourselves. Look forward to welcoming you back, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

New Delhi, India
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

After Kumarkom, it takes some time to get used to this small but beautiful place. It gives a look of a large local Kerala bungalow with a beautiful swimming pool. The beach is a 10 minutes walk and the hotel has inhouse facilities of Tennis, Badminton and other indoor games. A small and compact property with a very helpful staff.... More 

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

Dear Mr Sandeep, Greetings from Varkala! Thank you for choosing to holiday with us this summer and we sincerely hope you have enjoyed staying with all the three hotels in Kerala as much. As you rightly said, in contrast to our more opulent offerings, this is a very non pretentious yet cheerful resort that gives the impression of a large... More 

Gurgaon, India
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This Taj property is perfectly located in the scenic beauty of Varkala. just right on the beach which is 2 mins walk from the inside periphery of hotel. Its a open grand lobby where you feel the sea breeze as soon as you enter the Restaurant staff was great and the rooms are pretty well maintained. i can say the... More 

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

Dear Mr Kapur Thank you for spending your recent monsoon break with us and we are glad to take note of you enjoying the resort in the best of all its natural elements. In fact, the resort was built to be a simple home like set up with tons of open spaces, gardens and looked after by willing staff members.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • 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 695 141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $62 - $159 (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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