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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 center
Laundry facilities

Located in Varkala, Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions is by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of Varkala Beach and Varkala Cliff. This 4-star resort is 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from Kappil Beach and 21.9 mi (35.3 km) from Technopark.

Make yourself at home in one of the 30 guestrooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Don't miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite to eat at Coastal Kitchen, a poolside restaurant which features a bar/lounge and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool and a children's pool, Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions provides an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center. 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. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service. This beach resort also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions has designated areas for smoking.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wired Internet access - surcharge
  • Swimming pool
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • 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 transportation (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 accommodations with minibars and safes. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Varkala resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Window screens
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Doorbell/telephone notification
  • Slippers

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

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Basketball on site

Spa Services

  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at noon

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.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. 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.

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 may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

No pets or service animals allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

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 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

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

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 guestrooms.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

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

  • EarthCheck
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