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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

4.2 out of 5 Very good
354 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationDurbar Hall Art Gallery19 min walk
Popular LocationCentre Square Mall8 min drive
Popular LocationBolgatty Palace14 min drive
AirportCochin (COK-Cochin Intl.)66 min drive

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  • Superior Room, 2 Single Beds, City View

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Executive Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsExecutive Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Superior Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View

About this area

Ernakulam

Located in Ernakulam, The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam is in the business district and by the sea. Lulu Mall and Centre Square Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Fort Kochi Beach and Changampuzha Park. Travelling with kids? Consider Wonderla, or check out an event or a game at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Durbar Hall Art Gallery - 19 min walk
  • Centre Square Mall - 8 min drive
  • Bolgatty Palace - 14 min drive
  • Paradesi Synagogue - 36 min drive
  • Mattancherry Palace - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • Lissie Metro Station - 4 min drive
  • Cochin Marshling Yard Station - 7 min drive
  • AirportCochin (COK-Cochin Intl.) - 66 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bubble Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Utsav — 1 min walk
  • Punjab House - 12 min walk
  • Bubble Cafe - 14 min walk
  • Coffee Cube - 14 min walk

About this property

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

Family-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and full-service spa
3 restaurants, a full-service spa and an outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 108 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as sofa beds and fridges. Complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour room service are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.
The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam offers 108 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and bidets.

This Ernakulam hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

An outdoor pool, a children's pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (surcharge)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (INR 833 per 24-hour period)
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 4-device limit
  • WiFi in public areas is free with a 4-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Return train station shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: INR 600 for adults and INR 600 for children
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Spa

  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

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. 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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1500.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 600 for adults and INR 600 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: INR 800 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: INR 833 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 1500.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Free in-room WiFi has a 4-device limit; WiFi in public areas is also free and has a 4-device limit

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam?
As of 24 Oct 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam on 25 Oct 2020 start from NZ$80, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam?
Checkout is at noon.
Does The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam located?
This family-friendly Ernakulam hotel is located by the sea, within 1 mi (2 km) of Durbar Hall Art Gallery and Centre Square Mall. Bolgatty Palace is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent hotel.... breakfast too good with so many varieties.... location is very nice ....
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Great Hospitality
Very considerate staff and hospitality. Good restaurants. Great location . But hotel is getting old
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Great hotel but if you want to eat out forget it in that area
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, room comfort
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Great Hotel, getting old
Excellent staff. Very good restaurants. But the physical condition of the hotel is deteriorating year by year.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
A nice clean hotel, a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Property is starting to look its age and refurbishment is required
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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