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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View
268 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View (SeleQtions)
Room with view
549 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View
Room with view
268 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star resort near the beach

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business centre
Laundry facilities

Location

This family-friendly Varkala resort is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Varkala Beach and Varkala Cliff. Kappil Beach and Technopark are also within 25 mi (40 km). Thiruvananthapuram Varkala Station is 24 minutes by foot.

Resort features

Guests of this beach resort will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a fitness centre and spa services.

Room amenities

All 30 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars and coffee/tea makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 31 May 2019 until 31 October 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues

This property is closed from 27 May 2019 to 31 October 2019 (dates subject to change).

Renovation work will only be conducted during working hours. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions features an outdoor tennis court and a fitness centre. Dining options at the resort include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business centre, a limo/town car service and a meeting room. This beach resort also offers spa services, tour or ticket assistance and a BBQ. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Limited complimentary on-site parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions has designated areas for smoking.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Wired Internet access - surcharge
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Concierge services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 30
  • Television in common areas
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Free newspaper
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Coastal Kitchen – This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Basketball on site

Spa Services

  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1000.0 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Please note: To comply with local law, no alcohol will be served in this property on the first day of every month. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No cots (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

Debit cards

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 3659
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 1829 (from 6 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 5488
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 2743 (from 6 to 11 years old)

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Valentine's Day gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 650 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: INR 1300 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2250 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 1000.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Gateway Hotel Varkala
  • Gateway Varkala
  • Varkala Gateway Hotel
  • Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
  • Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram
  • Gateway Janardhanapuram Varkala
  • Gateway Janardhanapuram
  • The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala Kerala
  • The Gateway Hotel Varkala
  • Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions Resort
  • Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions Varkala
  • Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions Resort Varkala

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

A fee for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 14 February.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

No pets or service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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