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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first trip to Verkala beach Our stay at the Gateway was excellent, staff was very good, food was good.Rooms were clean, good swimming pool. Overall good experience. would recommend if you are visiting Verkala.

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Kanpur, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 2 nights in Nov end 2016 and had a very nice experience. A good property with a lot of well maintained area. The swimming pool area is very picturesque. Our son had a great time playing in the pool. The hotel has a small way up to the beach area ,a 5 min walk. From the... More 

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Jaipur, India
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

perfect destination!! Perfect Location!! Perfect Hotel! Perfect Service!! Perfect Arrangements !! Perfect Food!! Perfect Scenary!! all perfect !! Superb Business conference held !! hope to make lot of money out of it!!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed with my partner during our trip to India. After the horrible houseboat experience Taj was the place to be. Very welcoming staff always offering to help you out and the rooms were nice and comfy looking out to the Arabian Sea. Breakfasts were awesome with loads of local and international varieties. Throughly enjoyed the stay and definitely recommend this... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a week & it was great!! Very capable staff, the hospitality was of a very high standard & all our needs satisfied. The rooms are large, well appointed boasting great ocean views & a beautiful bathroom. The breakfast buffet was very substantial & good quality. Great place to get laundry done. The pool is lovely & the... More 

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Mumbai
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a perfect place to relax. It has every single thing to enjoy the holidays. From Tennis court to cycles , everything. The views from the room is mesmerizing.The breakfast was delicious .You have to see it to believe it. The service top class , though the staff at the reception lobby look insufficient. Just go for it

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Madurai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We feel the Taj hospitality. Rooms nice with balcony. Very good view. The garden is well maintained. Small path is approach to the beach. The food is good. I order kerla style Meen polichadhu. The chef Mr Alexander serve it as per my requested taste. I like to stay again.

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mumbai
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hotel with beautiful view and short work to the cliff and the varkala beach . Nice swimming pool and excellent staff and a warm and helping general manager . Over all of you looking for comfort , cleanliness service . The gateway is the place to stay .

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, I think this hotel stands out for its amazing location and view. As soon as we entered the lobby we were greeted with welcome drink and a shell necklace. And the view from there was just out of the world. The rooms fall on both sides of the lobby and we get a nice view of pool and the... More 

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Dharamsala, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent three nights at the Taj Gateway Varkala. Opted a no breakfast rate since there are a million places to go out and eat along the cliff. Spacious rooms with independent entry and Greta value for money besides beautiful views of the ocean.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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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
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: ₹ 7,159 - ₹ 19,910 (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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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala Kerala
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#1 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#2 Family Hotel in Varkala
#4 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
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“The one facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles Aneesh0617, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles swap_g12, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the first floor would give you an excellent view of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Praddy, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles nicolegrote, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms overlook pool, some with a semi-private garden.”
 of 5 bubbles M6731WSmikec, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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