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New Delhi, India
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have a thing for old heritage house, Gate House is for you. You will feel the ambience as you are in a old but very well maintained South Village home. It has a swimming pool, garden, and well maintained rooms. Staff is really courteous. They will help you in anyway possible.

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Paris
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

a beautiful old house well restored. Intimately cozy and very relaxing. some of the facilities needed upgrading but by and large a very nice place. the service is not of the highest quality but they are using villagers and that is to be recommended. Maybe a bit more training woud help.

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback about Neemrana’s Gate House in Tranquebar! It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed your visit and got a chance to sit back, relax and rejuvenate amidst the sounds of the singing waves and we are grateful for your compliments about the restoration effort by the Neemrana team. As part of our... More 

New Delhi, India
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

I don’t remember how or where I came across Tranquebar, but it is a place worth the visit. The Gate House wasn’t obviously my first choice but by the time I booked, which was nearly two months in advance, the Bungalow on the Beach was already full. While staying at the Bungalow on the Beach was something that we missed... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are deeply grateful to you for taking time out to share your experience with us! It is rewarding to know of your stay at Neemrana’s Gate House in Tranquebar, rightly referred to as the town of the singing waves and we are pleased that you enjoyed the serenity and the ambience. It is however, a pity that... More 

Mumbai, India
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

I am willing to pay for heritage, even suffer some inconvenience. But I refuse to accept bad hygiene. We stayed in a room with unclean and torn bed linen and less than clean bathrooms. The Gatehouse has no service after 8.00 PM. Only a nice gentleman as watchman. Unfortunately, he only understands Tamil. We were at our wits end trying... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience with us! It is disappointing to learn of your experience and we extend our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. We assure you that the matter has been taken up with the housekeeping team, and the issues have been addressed to ensure that they do not recur in... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Nice , cozy , beautiful house....makes you travel in time. The vintage furnitures, the high cots with posts, the cane chairs , copper and brass vessels , old photographs, the room that opens in a small indoor pool....just adds to a perfect holiday. Though there is nothing much to see around, the broad lanes and the old Dutch houses ,... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback about Neemrana’s Gate House heritage hotel, in Tranquebar! As we at Neemrana, strive to offer an ambience of an era gone by, it is always rewarding to learn of our guest’s experience and to know that they had an enjoyable time. Your compliments about the architecture and the ambience have been conveyed... More 

Chennai, India
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46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Gate house is part of the Bungalow on the beach property, only that it is not on the beach. It is a little further (500m) in the same street. There is no room service, so you've to walk to the BoB property for everything. That said, I found the Gate house to be a serene little property with no noise... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to receive your warm feedback about Neemrana’s Gate House in Tranquebar! Although, unlike The Bungalow on the Beach, the Danish house does not offer a view of the beach, it offers a serene experience unique in itself and it is extremely rewarding to know that you enjoyed the tranquil ambience as well as the services... More 

Bengaluru, India
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270 reviews
52 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

The first thing to note is that though it is run by the management as the Bungalow on the Beach (BoB) it is not on the same location and that has some problems. It is not on the beach...only about 500m inland You cannot check in here...you have to go to the BoB and get back You cannot park your... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing to us about your experience at Neemrana’s Gate House, in Tranquebar! The Gate House is a smaller property as compared to The Bungalow on the Beach but both are located at a stone’s throw away from each other and offer experiences unique to each. While the former offers views of the sea and the... More 

Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The place is so cozy, relaxing , fresh air no pollution, infact a place where u can rejuvenate ur lungs and arteries with nascent O2 +O (O3), staff are very receptive i recommend this place for all age groups for a peaceful holiday

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words about the Gate House heritage hotel in Tranquebar. Your appreciation about the hospitality has been conveyed to the team. This is exactly what we strive to achieve and it is always rewarding when someone at the receiving end can sense the effort and the love. We thank you for your visit and... More 

Chennai, India
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Found it a lil inconvenient to walk up to Bungalow on the Beach (about 500 mtrs up the road) for all meals (even morning coffee/tea) - only on the last day was I offered the option of having breakfast at The Gate House (probably because by then, there were a couple of other travellers as well). The room I stayed... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm feedback about Neemrana’s - Bungalow on the Beach and The Gate House heritage hotels, in Tranquebar! We are pleased to learn that your enjoyed the ambience and the experience and got a chance to explore the historical town of Tranquebar. Your appreciation of the structure goes a long way in reinforcing the Neemrana... More 

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2014

I have spent my holidays in Neemrana's Gate House in Tharangambadi for 17 nights from 13/09/2014 - 30/09/2014. I realy have enjoyed my holidays here. Beautifull small hotel with antique rooms decorated with lovely antique furnitures and wallpictures. Small and lovely swimming pool, beautiful dinning area and beautiful garden. Excellent south indian kitchen and very helpfull staff. If the hotelguests... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Gate House, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Raymond, Thank you for your warm words about Neemrana’s Gate House, in Tranquebar! It is rewarding to learn of your experience at the property and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed the cuisine, the pool and the facilities offered. Your appreciation reinforces our philosophy of restoring unused structures to their original charm and glory and your... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tranquebar is reputed to have the thickest ozone layer in India, ideal for relaxation and rejuvenation and it helps prolong one’s life! Today you can drive in through a beautiful gate of the majestic King Street, past Lutheran churches and grand bungalows of the Danish Governors and the British Collectors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Neemrana's Gate House

Address: 24 King Street, Thatangambadi | District Nagapattinam, Tharangambadi 609313, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Tharangambadi
Price Range: ₹ 5,046 - ₹ 6,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Neemrana's Gate House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“rooms on the 1st floor are better”
 of 5 bubbles thesidhartha, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Better stay at The Bungalow, The Gatehouse tends to get isolated.”
 of 5 bubbles 422Nj422, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“In gate house, ask for rooms in first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Muthuprakash, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter" "Corner suites are large and sunny"”
 of 5 bubbles VNR2501, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All good as far as I am aware”
 of 5 bubbles npk123, 15 Feb 2014 | Read review
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