Gateway Hotel in Varkala (aka Taj Varkala or Taj Garden Retreat Varkala) is the last name in opulence and if you are looking for a premium beach resort then your quest would in all probably end in this enchanting hotel. The architecture of this resort subtly blends with the lush, terraced paddy fields it overlooks.
Gateway Hotel is perched elegantly on a lofty red laterite hill that stands sentry at the fabled sea coast of Varkala, this charming retreat would roll out a red carpet welcome topped off with a stunning milieu to craft a memorable holiday for its esteemed guests.The hotel has 30 spacious and elegantly furnished rooms, which offer a birds’ view of the surroundings.
The rooms of the Gateway Hotel flaunt an exquisite Kerala style decor that radiates the aura of the unique culture of Kerala. Guests also have the luxury of a private balcony. Some of the other amenities on offer include international direct dial facility and satellite television with satellite programs. The other facilities on offer include Coffee Shop, Room Service, Parking, Non-Smoking Room, Front Desk, Free Parking, Bar, Restaurant, Lounge, Luggage Storage, Newspaper, doctor on Call, Post, Internet and Currency Exchange among others. You can indulge in an array of exciting indoor activities like Tennis Court, Badminton/Volley Ball and Table Tennis in this luxurious hotel.
The fitness freaks cannot afford to miss out a work out at the Fitness Centre. Not forgetting the highly popular Ayurvedic Centre, Hydro Therapy options on offer. There is a well designed swimming pool with a sunken bar for you to chill out over a generous glass of fresh coconut water while the soothing, pastel-hued Lobby lounge sets up an ideal spot for an evening banter session.The multicuisine restaurant is a gourmet’s delight as it serves a bevy of mouthwatering delicacies- both Indian and continental apart from the distinctive Kerala specialties. Some of the places of tourist interest nearby Gateway Hotel includes the much-revered, 2000-year-old Janardana Temple, which is a treasure trove of Kerala temple architecture and the much acclaimed Kappil beach where you can indulge in an array of beach sports.
KarmaKerala Review of Gateway Hotel Varkala
It is a Taj brand. Not a pure beach property, around 250 mts away from beach. Rooms are average.
Distance to Airport
Nearest Railway Station
Distance to Railway Station4 kms
the boy sure knows his hotels!
Low Season: Price includes breakfast and tax
High Season: Price on room only basis
Peak Season: Surcharge applicable (to be published)