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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Simply put, all your expectations from a hotel get satisfied here. A wonderful property enveloped by serenity, excellent and spacious rooms, lovely and forest like greenery; majestic, friendly and dancing Peacocks all around; arranged nature trails, efficient and economical spa; and most of all fantastic people who treat you like royalty. You can't ask for more...

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Indranil_Ray, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset, may I thank you for patronizing my hotel in course of your brief stopover at the temple city. While perusng through your brilliant review on the trip advisor, I was overwhelmed to note that you had an immensely satisfying stay with us and the team of service...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in October 2015. The hotel is perched atop Pasumalai Hill and is set in lovely gardens. We somehow managed to get a free upgrade to what must have been one of the best rooms in the hotel that had a huge balcony giving uninterrupted views of Madurai, they also threw in dinner and drinks...

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Indranil_Ray, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset , may I please extend my heart felt gratitude and sincere thanks from the entire team for your patronage of this property during your brief, overnight stay in the city of temples. While perusing through your review I was delighted to note your very generous and appreciative...

Siliguri, India
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai is the second largest city in Tamil Nadu. Also known as the Athens of the East. The city with population of more than a million is globally famous for its Meenakshi Temple, Jasmines and Kanchipuram Silk. Perched atop Pasumalai Hills beautifully laid Hotel Taj Gateway with colonial architecture gives panoramic view of...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset, may I thank you for patronizing this hotel during your recent travel to the Athens of the East, the city of temples, Madurai in the first week of October. While perusing through your brilliant review on the trip advisor, I was delighted to note that you had...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We are a family of five and spent two nights at the Gateway Hotel in Madurai. We had a very nice room with a huge balcony overlooking the city. We loved the atmosphere of old colonial India in the hotel with the huge dining hall (now the reception area). The kids enjoyed the ping pong and the swimming pool but...

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Indranil_Ray, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset may I thank you for patronizing this hill top retreat in course of your recent stopover at the temple city for two nights in October 2015 while you were travelling as a family. While perusing through your brilliant review on the trip advisor, I was delighted to...

Chennai, India
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Hotel located in a lush green, serene, colonial set up and truly cool! Remember that Madurai city, of all the places in South India, is one of those hot cities (hot and dry for 8 months in a year), but you never realize it so long as you are in the safe hands of Taj Pasumalai. Its just cool! That...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset, please accept my sincere thanks for patronising my hotel in course of ypur recent stopover at the temple city while you were travelling with your family in September 2015. While perusing through your crisp review on the trip advisor, I was delighted to note that you and...

MADURAI, India
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Excellent location atop Pasumalai hill, green all over with a view of the Meenakshi Temple. very cooperative staff and the services were up to the mark...overall stay was very much satisfactory...peaceful ambiance with a peacock wake up call. lovely place after a hectic day tour the hotel is very well structure and the area surrounded by the hotel was superb...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset, may I thank you for your patronage of my hotel while you were travelling to the temple city and decided to stop over at this hill top retreat with your family. While perusing through your detailed review on the trip advisor, I was overjoyed to note that...

Hyderabad
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is an old property from the British times. Hardly 63 rooms but still the best in Madurai. The location is outstanding on an elevated height with an amazing view of the city. The property has numerous peacocks, birds & squirrels and you can actually feed them as well. You will keep hearing their beautiful sound throughout the day. The...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset , may I please extend my heart felt gratitude and sincere thanks from the entire team for your patronage of this property during your brief stay in the city of temples. I am pleased to note that my team met your expectations and you had a pleasant...

Santana de Parnaiba, SP
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Very nice experience, first time in India. Good location. We stayed there for 4 full days (global meetings) and I do recommend this hotel. Rooms are really big, very comfortable, swimming pool, Spa. We had the chance to start with a Yoga section every day, which was great. At the beginning the food was too spice / hot for occidental...

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Indranil_Ray, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset , may I please extend my heart felt gratitude and sincdere thanks from the entire team for your patronage of this property during your four day stay in the city of temples. I am immensely delighted to know that you had a great time during your stay...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It is with great pleasure and anticipation that I landed in the Taj Gateway Pasumalai, Madurai, Tamilnadu on Sept. 18 2015. The hopes were not belied. One peacock was, almost like a routine, waiting at the door steps to the Reception when I alighted from my car! What followed theerafter for the next two days was the repetition of the...

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Indranil_Ray, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset , may I please extend my heart felt gratitude and sincere thanks from the entire team for your patronage of this property during your brief stay in the city of temples. I am delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable and immnesely satisfying stay with us...

Odisha, India
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Excellent location atop Pasumalai hill, green all over with a view of the Meenakshi Temple. very cooperative staff and the services were up to the mark...overall stay was very much satisfactory...peaceful ambiance with a peacock wake up call. lovely place after a hectic day tour the hotel is very well structure and the area surrounded by the hotel was superb...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from the Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai! At the very outset, may I on behalf of my entire team thank you for patronising my hotel in course of your brief stopover at the temple city. It was quiet heartening to know that you were immensely delighted with your stay experience and my team could meet up with your...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hundred year-old celebrated colonial property is perched atop the Pasumalai hill, amidst 63 acres of landscaped gardens, colonial buildings and natural bliss. The hotel offers a panoramic view of the famous MeenakshiTemple, Madurai City and the Kodai hills. It is a 15-minute drive from the famous Meenakshi temple and City center. Accessible by road, air (Madurai Airport – 15 km) and train (Madurai Jn - 5 km). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai

Address: No 40 T P K Road | Pasumalai Hill, Madurai 625004, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Madurai
Price Range: $133 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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