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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Varkala awaits you at Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions. Within a 20-minute stroll, you'll find Varkala Beach and Varkala Cliff. Highlights at this beach resort include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

You can enjoy TVs with satellite channels, and all 30 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches include bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries. Free bottled water, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

A day of pampering can include massages and Ayurvedic treatments. The restaurant, Coastal Kitchen, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The resort's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the fitness center, outdoor tennis court, kids' swimming pool, and pool loungers. Business travelers can take advantage of a 24-hour business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Varkala resort, you'll be 5.7 km (3.5 mi) from Kappil Beach and 35.2 km (21.9 mi) from Technopark.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$63* Per night/room 1 Apr. - 2 Apr.

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View (SeleQtions)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

About the Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions

Location Near Government Guest House, Varkala, Kerala 695 141

Property Features

Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions offers its guests an outdoor pool, a children's pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service are available. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the family-friendly Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Varkala resort.

  • 1 building
  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • 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

Parking

Free self parking , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Trivandrum Intl. Airport (TRV) (43.2 km / 26.8 mi)
  • Train station: Thiruvananthapuram Varkala Station (3 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

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.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 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.

Spa Services

  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at noon

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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. Travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa. Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25,000.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions

Policies

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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. 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 guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. 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.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • 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
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • For stays on 14 February, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

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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