The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive - Kochi

Marine Drive, Kochi, India, 682011show map
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Overview

The 5-star The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive provides guests with a designer accommodation featuring 24-hour room service, medical service and dry cleaning. The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive was opened in 2000 and offers modern rooms.

It is set 5 km from the center of Kochi and about 1500 meters away from Ernakulam Shiva Temple. A cathedral, a synagogue and a church as well as parks and hills are in a short distance from the property.

There are a mall and a market in the proximity of the hotel.

Within a 20-minute walk guests will find Ernakulam Railway train station. The hotel is about 30 minutes' drive from Cochin International airport, which is 25 km away.

Rooms

This property has 108 guestrooms including executive flat, superior flat and executive king suite appointed with a mini bar, satellite television, wireless internet, a safe and a sofa. Guests will enjoy a view of Cochin Harbour from their rooms. They offer bathrooms fitted with a shower, a bidet and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The poolside bar serves coffee and tea.

Services

Guests are welcome to use currency exchange, a baggage storage and a safety deposit box for general purposes and conference equipment, a business centre and a photocopier for business needs.

Relax

An outdoor swimming pool and a library are offered for the use of guests. There are a gym and a fitness centre provided at The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • High chairs
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Government Law College, ErnakulamGovernment Law College, Ernakulam1000 ft
Ernakulam Public LibraryErnakulam Public Library1700 ft
District and Sessions CourtDistrict and Sessions Court3000 ft
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High Court of KeralaHigh Court of Kerala3700 ft
Paradesi SynagogueParadesi Synagogue1.7 mi
Kochi BiennaleKochi Biennale2.3 mi
Princess StreetPrincess Street2.4 mi
Dutch Cemetery KochiDutch Cemetery Kochi2.7 mi
Ernakulam Railway StationErnakulam Railway Station1.0 mi
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumJawaharlal Nehru Stadium2.2 mi
Lisie HospitalLisie Hospital1.1 mi
Ernakulam Medical CentreErnakulam Medical Centre3.0 mi
Paliam Dutch PalacePaliam Dutch Palace1.7 miChennamangalam Village
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Getting around
Airports
Cochin International (COK)14.6 mi
Train
Ernakulam Railway Station1.1 mi
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Reviews
8.4
SuperbBased on  25  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Lot of benefits (e.g. sunset cruise to backwaters)

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Friendly staff ... nice place to stay for business travel

    The breakfast is not up to the standard of the hotel

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    A great central place to stay. Loved the free boat cruise and night entertainment on offer. By accident we had booked the hotel stay twice (we didn't get confirmation from Booked.net the first time I booked the room) the Gateway were gracious to cancel the first (unconfirmed) booking. Nice location, pool and the promenade on the other side of the fence made for a nice strolling area.

    You would want to stay in the hotel confines as behind on the main road was just a busy noist shopping road with mini mall areas. No other restaurants close by. There is a Baskin Robbins across the street :-)

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Excellent location, very friendly and helpful staff and very good food.

    The 8pm poolside entertainment did not happen.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    I liked the convenience

    I thought there was a lack of cordination between members of staff. The door key did not work on three or four occasions.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The most impressive thing about the Gateway was the staff. Of all the hotels I have stayed at in any part of India, the staff here were the most cheerful, helpful and polite. The food, bar and rooms were excellent.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    -Hotel and rooms are generally very clean . -Food was good and with more international choices comparing to indian standards. -Rooms are spacious compared to other hotels . -The hotel is very close to ferries , 30 minutes you find your self in the heart of the City .also couple of streets around the hotel have some useful spices and crafts shops .. - Hotel staff is so friendly, helpful and courteous at best.

    -Bathroom shower lacks the hand sprayer , this was very annoying specially if you have small kids whom you don't want to give them full shower only to clean their bottom! , you got a bucket to clean your self with !!! that was so weird for us ! -Food is very very pricy, yes its clean and we got sick or poisoned but still it was too pricy for the quantities and the selection , we got 1 kerla parata bread in the jew corner with 10 inr , hotel price was 180 inr . -B.Buffet is with limit selections, also and you have to get this, staff round buffet are very nice but a bit slow ,we understood its their nature some how , so get used to it. - We had the hotel waterfall/elephant zoo excursion , it was very nice the car was a good one but the driver while he was a very nice guy didn't have a clue about the trip so we kind of got the info some how on our own ... he even mentioned that this was his 1st time , So if you want to go excursions , think of the driver as only a driver not a tour-guide . - It was our 1st time to check in, in an hotel that doesn't have a curtsy shuttle bus from/to Airport ?? . they do have car but you will pay for it , it costed us round 3500 INR from Cochin-airport till hotel.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Gud hotel very hospitality but ur discount rates r slitly changeing at the time of billing it should be clear at the time of booking tata means honesty we believe. But any hw u provided a good service security. Thqe. J. Benjamin Jacob.

  • 9.0
    Superb

    Very friendly and helpful staff Complimentary sun set cruise Handy for shopping

    Front desk asked us to pay even though we had pre paid! They did believe us though.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    In general a hotel which in terms of service match any five star hotel, although with one big exception; the hotel restaurant 'Bubble café' which offered really poor service and attitude. The bar 'swirl' was excellent.

    All facilities and services in the hotel except the restaurant 'Bubble café' offered excellent service. Think twice before paying a visit to this restaurant, its at the time of writing not worth a visit, at all. Order room service for breakfast and eat lunch and dinner elsewhere. Very bad service and attitude of the staff, serving of cold and burnt food and not a single excuse.

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Highlights
8
SuperbBased on  25 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in India

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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Cochin International (COK)14.6 mi
Train
Ernakulam Railway Station1.1 mi
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