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The Gateway Hotel

Janardhanapuram, Near Government Guest HouseView Map
4.5/5 - Excellent
(680 reviews)

Why This Hotel?

Good Location
Free Wifi

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Review and Rating of The Gateway Hotel

#3 of 49 hotels in Varkala (680 reviews)

Overall Rating (4.5)

Cleanliness (4.5)

Sleep Quality (4.5)

Value (4)

Service (4.5)

Location (4.5)

Rooms (4.5)

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by yuvarajp2017 on 24 Jan 2017 (Business Traveller)

Excellent service. Food was beyond good and great value for money and service in all the places attentive and efficient. Room itself was well equipped and comfortable.I was very pleased with my stay, I hope to be back for a longer visit in the future.

4 Magical Days

by K3924QIthomasj on 24 Jan 2017 (Family Traveller)

The Gateway Hotel in Varkala is a wonderful place, staffed with warm welcoming people and offering a great set of activities and amenities, from spa to morning yoga to delicious cuisine. It is a short walk from the happening area of Varkala North Cliff, but that ensures the serene atmosphere. From my US perspective, it was a really great value for the money.

Overpriced !

by Praveen A on 22 Jan 2017 (Couple Traveller)

Had booked the Taj from booking.com, and before arrival , they had enquired when was the check-in, and I said 12 and they just said OK thankyou . We reached hotel at 1.50 pm and we were told to wait for 10 mins for the room to be ready since their check-in time was 2 pm ! Duh they expected us to wait 2 hrs if we had come at 12 ?? If only they had informed us, we could have had lunch n come . There was no bathtub as advertised in booking.com . Nor the breakfast was complimentary. The property ...
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Lovely hotel in need of tlc

by glitteringcloud on 22 Jan 2017 (Couple Traveller)

From what I could see, it is the best hotel in Varkala. Amazing food at dinner, some of the best we had on our 2-week trip around India. Good, varied breakfast buffet, nice pool area, spacious rooms. 5 minute walk to the beach, a further 5 minutes to the cliff. Unfortunately, the whole hotel is in need of some tlc. While the rooms were clean and modern, the bathroom needed regrouted, the pool chairs were worn-looking, there was blue tarpaulin hanging off the roof, the room service menu was dirt...
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Loved it

by Vibin M on 20 Jan 2017 (Friends Traveller)

Had a wonderful time. Good food and amazing service. Was delighted by the level of attention and promptness of the staff. Beautiful lawns and an amazing pool where we spend the whole day enjoying every moment of our get together.

Hotel Location


Janardhanapuram, Near Government Guest House

varkala, kerala, india

About The Gateway Hotel

Varkala is the closest railway station, at a distance of 1.48 km. The closest pharmacy, Kairali Ayurvedic Pharmacy, is located 0.33 km away. The hotel is situated 0.21 km away from the shopping centre, Arrays Shopping Centre, where you can shop to your heart's content. The walk from the hotel to Catholic Syrian Bank ATM is about 0.43. Restaurants within a distance of 2 km count to about 61.
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Bar and lounge
Business center
Airport shuttle
Handicapped accessible
Massage beauty center
Reception 24 Hrs
Baby sitting
Air conditioner
No smoking
Conference room
Safe deposit box
Sauna bath
News stand
Mini bar
Cable satellite tv
Coffee maker
Hair dryer
Complimentary toiletries