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The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My room preference was happily obliged. Time spent with the chefs at the Bubble Cafe and at the Sian was quite informative. Perfect location, wonderful buffet breakfast spread and especially the sunset cruise was the icing on the cake. Housekeeping services was very efficient in cleaning and about the overall upkeep of the room during our stay. Had a WiFi...

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room we had was clean, comfortable, and with very nice views over the water - we enjoyed seeing the dawn, even as we were facing west. The food is good and one has a lot of choices which can go either traditional or western style. The staff is very well trained and welcoming. There were a couple of items...

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gateway e, General 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. Thank you for awarding us with a five star rating on this forum. We are glad to know that you had a comfortable stay with us overall. Thank you for appreciating our team members who delighted you with the services.We look...

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A great hotel to stay in Ernakulam. Could feel the warmth of the Taj in this hotel. Was made to feel at home away from home. The choices for Breakfast was excellent. Malabar Biriyani and Chemmeen fry were mouth watering. Would cherish the memory of this stay for a very long time!

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Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right from the word go , every service and amenity was delightful. Rooms extremely cozy and warm , Service was very caring and responsive , Front desk took all the time and care to explain every necessary information needed for me during the stay. The Service team was very friendly and made you feel at home. The location of the...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel on sea...with sea view rooms you can enjoy peace after a hectic day...got my room upgraded to superior room with full sea view...its an old property & needs upgradation but still well maintained...just on the marjne drive sk you can also walk on the same....food is ok...pleasant stay...

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Mangalore, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a typical Taj property located very centrally in Ernakulam.Rooms are clean fairly spacious.It offers wonderful views of the sea and has an attached ayurveda centre.Food at the hotel was a big let down.For the prices they charge one would expect something decent ,but the food was tasteless.The breakfast buffet though was quite good and offered a lot of variety.Good...

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Bangalore, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel location staff are good. However F&B Manager needs to learn hospitality. Overall B/F buffet is not value for money. Very less choice when you are charging around 1K. We get awesome spread here in bangalore 5 star hotels.

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Thane, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location. Coffee shop gives you stunning view of backwaters. Breakfast was very goods. and staf eager to please. Chef was able to accomodate special menu requests. The choice was quite sumptuous and food was tasty . Overall a fine experience.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We quite enjoyed our stay in Kerala state. It truly is God's own country. Very beautiful and scenic. The Gateway Hotel was one of the highlights of our adventure in the Kerala backwaters region. The service by the hotel staff was incredible, prompt, professional; they truly go above and beyond to ensure your stay is better than you expect. The...

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Ahmednagar, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will keep this short. Pros - 1) Location, Location, Location. Best location in Marine Drive. 2) Excellent service from all employees. 3) Very good sunset cruise and tea/coffee in the afternoons. 4) If your package includes breakfast, it is one of the better spreads; served in a very laid back and cool restaurant. Cons - 1) Not enough power...

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

Address: Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kochi (Cochin) 682011, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin) > Ernakulam
Price Range: $67 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam 4.5*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Taj Residency Ernakulam Kochi
Taj Residency Ernakulam Hotel Kochi
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Ernakulam
#2 Spa Hotel in Ernakulam
#3 Business Hotel in Ernakulam
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ernakulam
#3 Family Hotel in Ernakulam
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“Rooms facing the sea offer wonderful views of the Arabian Sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 827arvinds, 4 days ago | Read review
“Get rooms facing the Kerala Backwaters in Kochi. It is a very scenic view.”
 of 5 bubbles JaredS886, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea facing rooms are obviously desirable, the higher the floor the better.”
 of 5 bubbles deovratk, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Best views are sea facing.”
 of 5 bubbles 287anitac, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I think most rooms have a view of the water, but ask.”
 of 5 bubbles mndb, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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