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Hotel Description

4-star beach resort near Varkala Beach, connected to the airport

Oceanside stay

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Varkala Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Varkala Cliff with a stay here. Kappil Beach is within 6 miles (10 km) and Technopark is within 25 miles (40 km).

Poolside dining

This resort features a restaurant, an outdoor tennis court, and a bar/lounge. Families will appreciate barbecue grills, kid-friendly dining, and supervised childcare. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free valet parking and free WiFi.

Free WiFi, satellite TV

The 30 guestrooms feature free WiFi, TVs with satellite channels, and thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers. 24-hour room service, minibars, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$101* Per night/room Mar 1 - Mar 2

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 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, limo/town car service, and a meeting room are available. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills 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)
  • 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
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

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

Parking

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

Transport

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

Room Amenities

Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions offers 30 air-conditioned 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
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

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.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the resort 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 path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

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. Fees may apply. 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.

Taxes are subject to change based on Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

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

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. 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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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 are 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.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Debit cards

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, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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

  • 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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