The Gateway Hotel


Accomodation Budget: Deluxe
Class: 4 Star
Best Suited For
Leisure and Business Travelers.
Accomodation Theme
3/4/5 Star Hotels,

Quick Info

Nestled amidst the beautiful red cliffs of Varkala, the Gateway Hotel in Varkala is a 4-star hotel overlooking the scenic palm-fringed beach and the majestic Arabian Sea. It is ideal for business and leisure travelers. The hotel features a multi-cuisine restaurant, fitness studio, spa and luxury rooms.

Rankings & Ratings

  • Hospitality
  • Property
  • Value for money
Editor's Rankings

#1 in 33 Accommodations in Trivandrum
#1 in 8 3/4/5 Star Hotels in Trivandrum

"A luxury hotel overlooking the Arabian Sea."

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

The Gateway Hotel in Varakala offers decent amenities and cosy rooms. The highlight of the hotel is the panoramic view of the majestic ocean. The swimming pool has natural well water unlike other pools which is pretty cool. You can enjoy wonderful activities, relaxing spa treatments and delicious food at the hotel.


  • Amazing views of garden and ocean.
  • Good set of activities.
  • Friendly staff and delicious food.
  • The beach is just a short walk away.
  • Natural well water in the pool.
  • Wonderful spa therapies.


  • Rooms may not be very spacious.
  • The beach is not very clean.
  • Breakfast spread is not that great.
  • Tariff for rooms, food and drinks is slightly on the higher side.


  • Swimming Pool
  • Non-Veg Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Card Payments
  • Safe Parking
  • WiFi Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Gym
  • Laundry

Detailed Info

The Gateway Hotel in Varkala is located amidst the red cliffs of Varkala. It offers a panoramic view of the palm-fringed beach and the majestic Arabian Sea. The experienced staff at the hotel offer a premium holiday experience, especially for business travelers. The luxurious rooms feature best-in-class amenities and provide pleasant views either of the landscaped gardens or of the magnificent ocean.

The hotel has a multi-cuisine restaurant, a sunken bar and a lounge. They serve some of the finest delicacies and the choicest drinks. The hotel also has a spa, fitness studio, conference rooms and banquet halls. The staff arranges for sightseeing and many interesting activities. The property has a large swimming pool overlooking the beach. Guests can expect a complete luxury experience at the hotel.

Hotel Rules

  1. Check-in Time 12:00 PM, Check-out Time 2:00 PM.
  2. Complimentary for one child below 5 years of age.

Special Notes

  • Janardhana Temple, Varkala Beach and Sivagiri Mutt are nearby attractions.
  • You can get your hands on amazing souvenirs, artefacts, jewellery and organic food items at the beach.
  • The conference can seat up to 40 guests.
  • A nanny can be arranged on prior request.

Activities Offered*

  • Backwater cruises.
  • Table tennis.
  • Chess.
  • Caroms.
  • Children's play area.
  • Tennis.
  • Basketball.
  • Badminton.
  • Foosball.

Rooms Types

Standard Garden View Room

The standard rooms of the hotel are cosy rooms offering good amenities and a view of the landscaped gardens. The room features a spacious bathroom and a balcony.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Lockable Storage
  • Balcony

Superior Sea Facing Room

The superior rooms of the hotel are spacious rooms offering top-class amenities and a view of the palm fringed beach and the Arabian Sea. Some of the superior rooms have inter-connecting doors.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Lockable Storage
  • Balcony

Executive Suite

The executive suite has a spacious bedroom along with a separate living space. It features two balconies and modern bathrooms. The suite offers a panoramic view of the majestic beach.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Lockable Storage
  • Balcony

*Activities offered by the Accomodation may be limited in number or may change without prior notice depending on the season, demand and other factors. Please request for the details at the time of booking. Availing these activities may have aditional charges depending on the package you opt for.