The Gateway Hotel Varkala is located within a mile (2 km) of Varkala Beach and Janardanaswamy Temple. This 30-room, 4-star resort welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking. It's in the historical district and also close to Sivagiri and Anchuthengu and Anjengo Fort.

Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

All 30 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Free bottled water, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

Guests of The Gateway Hotel Varkala have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and an outdoor tennis court. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 2250 per vehicle roundtrip. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly resort include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

The Gateway Hotel Varkala offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed 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.

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

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, The Gateway Hotel Varkala provides an outdoor tennis court, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles. 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 high-speed wireless Internet access.

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

The Gateway Hotel Varkala has designated areas for smoking.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( INR 1300 per 24-hour period )

Parking

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

Spa Services

  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

GAD - 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.

Accessibility

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

  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Hotel Policies

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 onsite parking is available.

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

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.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1000 per stay.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
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

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve 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.
  • Breakfast fee: INR 405 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) 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 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Hotel Name

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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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