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The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

1) AC was not working2) Telephone was not working3) No Bathrobes, No Conditioner, No Moisturizer4) Refrigerator was empty.5) No complimentary High Tea.6) No Bathroom sleepersand the List continues.More

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Thank Lavish K
Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded yesterday

Dear Mr Khetan Greetings from the Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala! Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was rather smaller than most of the Taj properties, but that did not however, hamper our experience. The staff, from checkin to check out was extremely friendly and helpful, food was fire and the pool bar was an added fun feature. Thanks TAj,...More

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Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. Priyu Greetings from the Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala! This is always a pleasure to hear the words of appreciation from guests like you, who spare time out and write about the associates and overall services. . Your feedback is essential not only in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local dishes are good. Continental dishes don't even try ( they don't have the proper ingredients). All facilities are good except tennis court(fake). The best property in the locality but not to the level to justify its rate.More

Thank Renjith M
Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr Ranjith Greetings from the Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala! Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff. Medium size property with a great view of the sea. Beach is about 300 meters away with a path leading to it thru the property. Good buffet breakfast. The ayurvedic massage place is clean and prices are reasonable as compared...More

Thank Sreedhar J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Stayed here with my family for the weekend. Nice property with helpful staff. This was off season, so not many people in the property. Rooms were comfortable and clean Service was good. There is a pathway to the beach from the Hotel. Varkala cliff is...More

Thank AmitavaDeb69
Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Mr.Deb Greetings from the Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala! This is always a pleasure to hear the words of appreciation from guests like you, who spare time out and write about the associates and overall services. . Your feedback is essential not only in our...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$91 - US$272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Varkala
#2 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#4 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$91 - US$272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Varkala
#2 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#4 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Questions & Answers
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naushbash
1 December 2017|
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Response from Gateway V | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for your query. Yes, we are pleased to confirm that all meats used in the hotel are certified Halal. Kind regards, Ashirbad Praharaj General Manager
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sari_chavda
23 August 2017|
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Response from Gateway V | Property representative |
Dear Guest My apologies in a delayed revert owing to some technical issues. Yes, the WiFi upto 4 devices is complimentary per room per night of stay. Its a standard connection that helps you browse, check mails, upload... More
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Claire O
14 August 2017|
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Response from Gateway V | Property representative |
Dear Guest Thanks for your patience and query. I apologize for my delayed response and thank our other guests for helping you with responses so far. The hotel has a wine and beer service permit. That allows us to serve in... More
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"Book an upgraded room or a garden room"
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"I felt like the room where we stayed 105 need some renuvation, some parts of floor were damaged and furniture..."
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