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    The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

    Near Government Guest House | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “taj group” (24 reviews)
    “pool bar” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I and my family had a wonderful experience staying at the Taj Varkala. Wonderful people, excellent customer services, great warmth by all departments, they make your holiday experience a memorable one. Right from the booking time, when I first talked to Mr Arjun Nair, who...More

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    1  Thank VineetNarang
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    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    We recently stayed at The Gateway Hotel during our 2 week visit to Varkala. From the second that we arrived we were made to feel so welcome - the staff are an absolute credit to the hotel ! They really go above and beyond to...More

    2  Thank Katie G
    Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded 9 June 2017

    Dear Ms Katie and Mr Matthew, Greetings from your home at Varkala! It is as much a joy having you over as you love enjoying your holidays at Varkala and with us. The team joins me in thanking you for your patronage and you being...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I arrived rather late in the evening. The staff checked me in quickly and efficiently. I was also given a shell necklace as a welcome. The restaurant was just about closing, but they stayed open a few extra minutes so that I could order dinner....More

    1  Thank KANewYork
    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    Excellent service. Hygenic Pool facility . Buffet Break fast is Top Notch . Impressed with the rooms and the facilities provided in the room. Jus 5 mins walk to the varkala beach . Had an excellent day out with our team .More

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    Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded 14 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing our resort to be your team's "one day fun day" destination. I am glad that you appreciated the resort's location, layout, facilities and services. While you have enjoyed so much with your team-mates, I urge you and...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    We ( self family and brother family) along with 3 kids stayed for couple of days in this amazing property. We were traveling around Kerala for a week and our last stop was Varkala. We were greeted with welcome drink and traditional honoring upon arrival....More

    1  Thank Siva1611
    Response from Gateway V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram VarkalaResponded 14 July 2017

    Dear Mr Siva, I am honoured to thank you and family for choosing to vacation with us recently and follow that up with such a beautiful review on TripAdvisor. I am happy that the ambience at the resort, its home like appeal and our friendly...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$100 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Varkala
    • #2 Family Hotel in Varkala
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Varkala
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    Claire O
    14 August 2017|
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    11 July 2017|
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    Response from Gateway V | Property representative |
    Dear Mr Sourav, Apologies for the delayed response. Our standard check in time is 2 pm and check out time is 12 noon. Yes we are a bit flexible by a couple of hours depending on availability. Should you be looking for... More
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    4 July 2017|
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    Dear Guest, Apologies for the delayed response. For men, the temple rules entail that they wear no shirts, tee shirts or vests above the waist and normal trousers, track pants, jeans etc would do though they allow no... More
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