Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions (formerly The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala) 
4 star

Janardhanapuram, Varkala, 695141  - show map

Very good 8.3/10
Score from 192 reviewers

Resort Overview

With its prime cliff-top location, Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions offers peaceful retreats with stunning views of the Arabian Sea. Featuring an outdoor pool with sunken bar, it is a 7-minute stroll from Kappil Beach. Featuring sea or garden views from over-sized windows, spacious rooms offer a cable flat-screen TV, sofa and tea/coffee maker. Bathrobes and a hairdryer are provided. The hotel is a short drive from the famous 2000 year-old Janardhanaswamy Temple and 2.5 km from Varkala Railway Station. It is about 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Thiruvananthapuram City. Tennis court and table tennis facilities. Offering free parking, the hotel also has a massage centre, library lounge and scenic backwater cruises. All-day dining with a variety of Indian and international dishes is available at Cape Comorin. 24-hour room service is available. The Coastal Kitchen serves authentic Kerala Cuisine.

Formerly The Gateway Hotel Varkala

Before June 2019 Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions was known as The Gateway Hotel Varkala

Before March 2019 Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions was known as The Gateway Hotel Varkala (A Taj Hotel)

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Very good 8.3/10
Score from 192 reviewers
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Features a private balcony with sweeping views of landscaped grounds.

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Features a private terrace with scenic garden and sunset views.

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Spacious suite features a private balcony with scenic sea and pool views as well as a separate living area and guest toilet.

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Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and tea/coffee maker. Bathrobes and a hairdryer are provided.

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Facilities of Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions

Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, WiFi everywhere

Cycling, Table tennis, Tennis court

Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, BBQ facilities, Breakfast in the room, Packed lunches, Restaurant, Room service, Special diet menus (on request)

Pools and wellness
Beachfront, Fitness centre, Hot tub, Massage, Outdoor pool, Outdoor pool (all year), Sauna, Spa and wellness centre

Car hire

Front-desk/reception area services
24-hour front desk, Concierge service, Currency exchange, Express check-in/check-out, Newspapers, Private check-in/check-out, Safety deposit box, Tour desk, Valet parking

Common areas
Garden, Library, Terrace

Entertainment and children services
Babysitting/child services, Children's playground

Cleaning services
Daily maid service, Dry cleaning, Ironing service, Laundry, Shoeshine, Trouser press

Business facilities
Business centre, Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities

Air conditioning, Allergy-free room, Designated smoking area, Facilities for disabled guests, Family rooms, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout, Soundproof rooms, VIP room facilities

Hotel Policies

14:00- hours

Untill 12:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Please note that for security purpose all Indian guests are required to present a valid photo ID proof (Voter's ID, Driving Licence, Aadhar Card, any other ID with address approved by the Government of India. Pan Card is not acceptable). All international guests are required to present a valid passport and visa. Please note that the property has a mandatory gala dinner on 24 Dec 2019 and 31 Dec 2019. Rates are as follow: 24 Dec 2019 Adult: INR 3000 18% tax Child (age 6-11): INR 1500 18% tax 31 Dec 2019 Adult: INR 4500 18% tax Child (age 6-11): INR 2250 1 8% tax.

Last updated: 18 Oct 2019 - Update now

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