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The Gateway Hotel Church Road
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Coonoor
Certificate of Excellence
Mumbai, India
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Excellent relaxing experience with family”
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Nice relaxing experience. Overall small place but has all amenities for kids and big to enjoy and relax.

  • Stayed March 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Nice interesting cool drink upon arrival. Decent grounds. Decent rooms.
Staff very nice, friendly, helpful, obliging - the service was exemplary.
Being the holiday season, the only option was a "package" which was board and lodging.
There was also a compulsory charge for the New Year's eve party which I skipped.
The food overall was rubbish.
Perhaps the Indian Cuisine was good (cannot comment because it is foreign to me) but the Western cuisine was sorry and pathetic and the cook desperately needs some lessons!
Wi-Fi was extra which is surprising considering the cost per night.

Would rather never go back to this hotel again but in Coonoor, there is no better hotel.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled solo
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2012

This hotel was very charming & picturesque with beautiful, immaculately maintained grounds. The staff is very gracious & welcoming. My room was very spacious & comfortable. Food & service in the restaurant were likewise very good. Given the quality of the accommodations, I thought the cost was reasonable but I find it a bit annoying when things like wi-fi are considered extras. That said, I would love to go back for another stay!

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

Lovely and atmospheric boutique hotel in the hills amid tea plantations. Attentive staff, good food, lovely comfortable rooms with a bedroom with an open fire, and two sitting rooms. If I were staying a while, this is where I'd want to be based, especially during the hot season!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Stayed for one night during a tour and had a lovely welcome on arrival with a garland of flowers and a cool drink. We were given a choice of rooms and the one we chose was spacious and clean with a wonderful old open fire. The hotel is a set in lovely well-kept grounds adjacent to the old church. Food was very nice as was service. Staff friendly and we were given the option of hot water bottles when they came to our room to light the fire for us! Overall the hotel is from a bygone era which transports you back with its old colonial charm. Would stay again.

Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Church Road

Property: The Gateway Hotel Church Road
Address: Church Road | Upper Coonoor, The Nilgris, Coonoor 643101, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > The Nilgiris District > Coonoor
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Coonoor
Price range (per night): ₹ 6,784 - ₹ 12,858
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Gateway Hotel Church Road 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled In the heart of rolling mountains and drifting mists, guests at The Gateway Hotel find it easy to lose themselves in the beauty of soothing views and exotic surroundings. No two rooms are alike at this historic hotel with old world charm. An artful blend of colonial architecture and contemporary amenities ensures that guests will find their stay here to be a relaxing experience ... more   less 
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