Recently renamed as the Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram, this luxurious hotel is a renowned unit of the Taj Group of Hotels. Set in a three and half-acre estate of coffee, spices and fruit trees at the periphery of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, this luxurious hotel has 32 wonderfully created cottages that are built on stilts and are surrounded by thick woods. Located 4 km from the bus stand and 3 km from the railway station, the hotel is a favourite of all the business and leisure travellers. All the air-conditioned rooms are well equipped with modern facilities like cable TV, direct phone, attached bathrooms, work desk and balcony.
Front Desk, Business Center, Free Newspaper, Free Parking, Bar, Restaurant, Safe Deposit Box, Night Club, Coffee Shop, Room Service, Parking, Conference Facilities, Meeting Facilities, Secretarial Services are the major amenities of the hotel. The multi-cuisine restaurant at the hotel serves a wide range of delicious Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine. Moreover, for recreation, there is Swimming pool with a sunken bar, a children wading pool, and Tennis, Volleyball and Badminton courts.
This peaceful four star hotel is located at a close proximity to the blue sea. It lies at 55 km from the Thiruvananthapuram Airport, and 2.5 km from the Varkala Railway Station. All the 27 well-furnished rooms of the resort rooms in the resort are well furnished to provide excellent comfort and solitude for exhausted guests. The resort also offers the amenities like swimming pool, Ayurveda health center etc.
The multi cuisine restaurant at the hotel serves Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. Besides, the poolside barbeque shack serves sizzling barbeque delights. Apart from that, the hotel offers world class Secretarial Services, assistance for fishing, Currency Exchange, Business Center, Free Parking, Shopping Arcade, Beauty Salon, Nursery for Children, 24 Hour Room Service, Safe Deposit Box, Jacuzzi, Elevators and Free Newspaper.