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The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good staff; smooth check in and check out; nice breakfast spread amidst views of sea and garden, complimentary boat cruise around Kochi harbour. Complimentary car parking available. Recommend room with sea facing view.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Great room, great hospitality from all staffs and the best part is the sea view rooms... the experience of sea view from the room is literally mesmerizing... Breakfast buffet is one of the best i had from all the hitels i stayedMore

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Response from gateway e, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive ErnakulamResponded 3 August 2018

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Ernakulam! This has reference to your feedback pertaining to your stay at the hotel .At the outset, I would like to thank you for your patronage of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. Your feedback is indeed the pre-eminent...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is close to the Ernakulam Marine Drive. It takes an hour to reach from airport. Check in was smooth. A typical business hotel in the heart of the city. It not match up to the 5 star rating. However, hospitality and service at...More

Thank Shyam K
Response from gateway e, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive ErnakulamResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Shyam, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Ernakulam!! At the onset I would like to thank you for being a valued patron and happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to keral for family tour. During this period we had stayed inthis for a nearly week. Expensive but service is extremely good. Restaurant is awesome and rooms are very neat and clean. But there was no Kannada launguage channel in the hotel...More

Thank Arjun P
Response from gateway e, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive ErnakulamResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Arjun, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Ernakulam!! At the onset I would like to thank you for being a valued patron and happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Gateway last weekend. A typical business hotel, check in was quick enough with Mr. Jobin of the front office who allotted us an executive room with a view of the backwaters. The ceiling of the largish lobby is decorated in Kerala style...More

Thank Menonpalat
Response from gateway e, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive ErnakulamResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Menon, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel, Ernakulam!! At the onset I would like to thank you for being a valued patron and delighted to know that you had a lovely stay at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
108
Price range
US$71 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Taj Residency Ernakulam Kochi
,
Taj Residency Ernakulam Hotel Kochi
Location
India > Kerala > Ernakulam District > Kochi (Cochin) > Ernakulam
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Room & Suite (295)
Dining (102)
Pool & Beach (20)
Amenities (28)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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JobaliSydney
17 May 2018|
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Response from mybaluin | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Safe lockers are available in all rooms
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kuheli2015
1 October 2017|
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Response from canpush | Reviewed this property |
Not all rooms can accommodate three.
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indkiwi
2 March 2017|
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Response from Sanjay K | Reviewed this property |
We probably took the same flight into Cochin from Sydney in January 2017. There isn't much traffic at that time so you may get there quicker. We had sandwiches tea and coffee on arrival. Pretty good. There breakfast is... More
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"Good for business travel. Choose room with view of backwaters"
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