The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

Address: Marine Drive, Kochi, Kerala, 682 011, India | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Marine Drive, Kochi, is near Cherai Beach, Mattancherry Palace, Princess Street, and Ponmudi Hill Station.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam Kochi

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Kochi

    On our last leg.

    A travel blog entry by crosbywilsher on Mar 04, 2015

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... descendant of the Portuguese who ruled Kerala many years ago. Kochi is 60% Catholic. Shrines and Icons were everywhere, the Indian Catholic community embracing the Hindu shrine ethic with great gusto. Bernard was a character, brusque to the point of rudeness, ebullient, generous and helpful, but woe-betide if you enter his house wearing shoes! He was a retired Cruise Ship Purser and entertainments officer, about 6'4" and ...

    A church and a synagogue, a palace and a mosquito!

    A travel blog entry by williamluff on Dec 29, 2014

    1 comment, 21 photos

    ... br> Inside he continues our education, trapping us in a pew as he produces maps, pictures and laminated factsheets detailing the history of Kerala in quite exacting detail.

    In addition to the stories of the Portugese explorer Vasco de Gama – whose tomb is in the church, which itself was constructed in 1503 (one of many dates that are recounted in swift succession) – we are told about ancient Arabic trade routes, which colonial power allied with which local king, ...

    Fishing in Fort Kochi

    A travel blog entry by staceyandben on May 04, 2014

    ... it for you for 100 rupees (1gbp). The fish was extremely fresh and tasty even though it took them over a hour to cook!!

    As we mentioned at the beginning of this entry, we narrowly missed a scam as soon as we set foot off the train. We were approached by a taxi driver offering us the "offical taxi service" He quoted us 650 rupees which we knew was a bit steep. Luckily we noticed a queue of locals at the pre-paid rickshaw stand so joined the back of ...

    Backwater Pirates

    A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Apr 11, 2014

    16 photos

    ... of the boat and quickly discovered why. The uncovered engine sat in the middle of the boat and pumped burnt fuel straight into our faces while it thundered along. Lauren thought it entirely possible to pull off a speedy raping at the back of the boat without anyone at the front noticing. Luckily we all refrained. Instead we settled for being gassed and having our chances of developing tinnitus drastically improved.

    After we literally leapt off the ferry we ...

    Cochin (Kochi) to Kumarakom

    A travel blog entry by ian_parnaby on Apr 02, 2014

    25 photos

    ... the Maharaja being boss (must have been a woman?), got his way.
    iii) visits to a few quite aged Catholic Churches (the result of Portuguese missionaries undertaking conversion initiatives many centuries earlier). Vasco Da Gama the famous explorer (well that's what my history teachers told me anyway), was buried in one of these churches (St Francis' Church). This being the only Anglican Church we visited. His remains have ...

    Traveler Photos The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam Kochi

    Ernakalum - the main street
    Kumarakom, India