Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

Located in Ernakulam within a mile (2 km) of Durbar Hall Art Gallery, The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam is within a few miles (5 km) of Bolgatty Palace. This 108-room, 4.5-star hotel has 3 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. It's in central Cochin and also close to Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium and Mattancherry Synagogue.

Enjoy dining at Bubble Cafe, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.

Dining

All 108 air-conditioned rooms feature sofa beds, refrigerators, and minibars. TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Coffee makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water are also available.

Rooms

Property features

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. There's free valet parking, and an airport shuttle for INR 1721 per vehicle roundtrip. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4.5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. 5 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a children's pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Health club 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( INR 1000 per 24-hour period )

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Bubble Cafe - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Utsav - This theme restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Bluflame - Onsite restaurant.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.
Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25000.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1500 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available

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 office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: INR 800 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: INR 800 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: INR 1000 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 1721 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 1500 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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.

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