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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is a kind of resort in itself. great facilities for kids. the lobby overlooks the beach and the swimming pool. The rooms are quite big and spacious , and big bathrooms too. there is a library in the lobby, a TT table, a tennis court, a gym , so fitness and enjoyment are available in plenty. the pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Varkala as a respite from the bustling city of Bangalore, where I have been for the month. This hotel was a fantastic place to take this time away. It is such a beautiful hotel that gives you a feeling of luxury from the moment you drive through the gates of the property. Upon arrival, I was greeted by... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel certainly lives to its reputation. The hotel provides the best amenities, features, location and rooms. It is certainly much more worthy than the price you pay. The rooms are clean and tidy. The swimming pool and the spa is very pleasant. Apart from the flaw at breakfast, the services definitely exceeded our expectations. We would really like to... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel isn't very large, it has about 30 rooms. The view is amazing, you can see the poolside as well as the ocean. The walk to the beach takes 5-7 minutes. The hotel staff is extremely helpful. I must especially commend Ashwin at the restaurant for going out of his way to help us. It was my wife's birthday... More 

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

Dear Guest, A very warm hello from Varkala and thank you for spending an important moment with us. We are glad that the resort and its services measured upto your expectation and our colleagues like Ashwin and Executive Chef have left a very positive impression on your mind. We trust you shall be our goodwill ambassador and refer us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although on this trip to Kerala we were determined to avoid comfy cushy hotels and live the simple life in smaller independent establishments, we weren't prepared to get ripped off at the Sea Shore where a room was priced higher than The Gateway. So with that, we checked into The Gateway after a couple of disappointing and expensive nights at... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for staying with us and it was wonderful meeting you up before your departure. We appreciate your great review on TripAdvisor and thank you for your kind words for our colleagues - especially "King" Mathi and Ashwin! I am sure your review takes their motivation to Cloud Nine. I also made a note of some other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful and small property managed by the Taj, Rooms were clean and excellent with a garden view sit-out and room access. Check-in was smooth, Though they requested room charge be paid at time of check-in, all previous experiences room tarrif had been settled at time of checkout only. No hassles,but this was a first. The bathrooms were... More 

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

Dear Mr Senthil, Greetings and thank you for spending your recent vacation with us. We are glad to take note of your overall comfort and positive impressions of the resort. Do come again and recommend us to your family and friends. Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been coming to this hotel with my extended family for almost 10 years, and each time the incredibly gracious staff in both the restaurant and the reception have been exceptionally helpful and warm to the more elderly members of my family, by checking in on them very often and fulfilling every need they could possibly have. One particular new... More 

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

Dear Guests, Let us begin this by extending our gratitude for your loyalty over a decade. We are most humbled and grateful that of all the choices you have, Varkala as a destination and the Gateway Hotel as a resort is your place to come and stay with the family. We are glad that the team managed to feel at... More 

Kovalam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel with excellent people surrounding.... Location of the hotel is beautiful....... Nice food tasty / quantity...... Nice pool / Nice view from lobby itself....... Few indoor games are arranged at lobby itself......

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

Dear Mr Krishnakanta, Thank you for spending your recent vacation with us. I am glad you enjoyed the resort as much as we enjoyed having you here. Its very encouraging to take note of your kind words of appreciation. Look forward to welcoming you back, Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited taj gateway verkala it's an amazing place to spend weekend hotel situated at a very beautiful location near the beach and also few mins drive near the cliff hotel GM take all the possible measures to make our trip comfortable and whole team was excellent. chef cook some great cuisines we all enjoy our trip it's a great place... More 

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

Dear Mr Shoaib, Thank you so much for spending your quick weekend break with the family at the resort. We enjoyed introducing the charm of Varkala to you as much as you enjoyed the peace and tranquil that this rather undiscovered location has to offer. My team joins me in thanking you for your kind words of appreciation. Do look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few days in the off season. Quiet, serene place. Beautiful location, a little behind the beach but still has a decent ocean view and surrounded by greenery. Nice pool, high quality spa, consistent fast & free WiFi in the room and outside, even by the pool. Decent rooms. Great breakfast buffet, lots of healthy options. Most... More 

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

Dear Ma'am, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Varkala! Thank you for taking the recent break with us though you could have enjoyed it even more had it not been for the glitch with the health. Trust you are much better now. We appreciate your very kind comments. Fuel for genuine service comes from a great relationship with guests and that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • 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: $73 - $164 (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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