Calicut Gate Hotel, Kozhikode (Calicut)

Calicut Gate Hotel, Kozhikode (Calicut)

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5.2 / 7
1 33 Ratings & 14 Reviews
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  • Very Good 6
  • Good 4
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  • Destination 5.5/7
  • Location 5.6/7
  • Appearance 5.6/7
  • Front Office 5.5/7
  • Service 5.8/7
  • Room 5.9/7
  • Food & Drink 5.6/7
  • Activities 4.9/7

14 traveller reviews for Calicut Gate Hotel

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Gita Madhu

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  • Gita Madhu
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Pune
  • 14 photos
  • 16 Reviews
  •  55 helpful votes
  •  34952 readers
  • 4.5/7
  •  Posted Sep 26, 2015
Set in a very humble part of Kozhikode, the hotel does not look very promising from the outside. However, if you are in need of rest and homely pampering, this is an undiscovered gem. The staff were absolutely first class and you will find it a quaint and peaceful place if you want to escape from it all for a few days.

Given that the weather was very hot and there was not much to explore on foot, in the immediate vicinity, you can enjoy tasty local food and even the odd variation of Continental or North Indian or other World cuisine on request. As for the rest of the day, you can lol in absolute sloth in a fairly comfortable room, with comfortable Air-Conditioning, hot water for a relaxing bath and catch up on TV viewing or read a selection of newspapers from what's on offer at the reception area.

If you find the toilet flush or Air-Conditioning giving some trouble, the issue will be attended to with great speed and efficiency. The room cleaners were hard working and will ensure that your room is spic and span in the blink of an eye and with friendly smiles and cheerful efficiency.

The hotel has a bar which is very delicately positioned so that the inmates and the patrons of the bar do not need to cross each other. Thus, if you like your liquor, you can go to the conveniently located bar and have some beer and some very tasty snacks. I recommend the batter fried anchovies. It is not a place for women though, so if you are of the female persuasion, do ensure that you have a strong, sensible and grounded male partner, preferably a Malayalee to accompany you.

Again, should you be in search of an exotic experience, just across the hotel there is a Toddy place, set in a rustic and verdant nook. The toddy is fantastic and so are the snacks. But you will have to brave many tipsy red eyes if you chose to go across and get yourself some fine toddy to have in the cool decency of your room and that is not the least of the dangers. The hotel sits next to a narrow Highway and the traffic has no regard for anything.

Right next to the hotel, to your right as you exit is a little supermarket which, mostly has anything you might require. Since the main city was quite far away, I bought some halwas and fish pickles from there and they were pretty good. A tender coconut halwa was outstanding.

The manager, Mr. Manoj Babu was extremely decent and helpful. The Maitre D, Mr. Nasir, was worth his weight in gold. He will ensure that you get to eat just what you want with reasonable notice and will look after you with tender elegance. What more could one ask for when one weary night, we could get a hot khichadi?

This is a 5 star experience of hospitality at a very reasonable price. For me, I could get some well-earned rest and catch up on reading.
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Muhammed E

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  • Muhammed E
  • Lives in Kozhikode
  • 4 Reviews
  •  354 readers
  • 6.6/7
  •  Posted Aug 22, 2015
If you are looking to have a great time in the city, then the Calicut Gate hotel is the place to be. Ideally located close to all the major tourist attractions, the food is delicious especially the local Calicut special biryani. The rooms are very cosy and comfy. Rooms service is fine. The main attraction is the location of the hotel.
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Athul T s

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  • Athul T s
  • 11 Reviews
  •  342 readers
  • 5.6/7
  •  Posted Aug 14, 2015
The gate hotel is situated in Calicut easy to reach from Calicut railway station and from Karipoor International Airport. The exterior look of hotel is in my way not at all good but the rooms and other services are quite impressive. The service persons and management are very friendly and good in personality. The food and drinks are very good with Kerala, Chinese and western dishes with low cost. Security was also impressive. The Kerala food is very spicy. The room is just awesome its like to sleep in my home. From gateway Calicut, I got brilliant experience from the entertainment program from there thus I'm really satisfied from gateway hotel Calicut.
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Rupesh Krishnan

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  • Rupesh Krishnan
  • Lives in Palakkad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  116 readers
  • 5.1/7
  •  Posted Aug 13, 2015
As we all know it is famous for what it is. Though we enjoyed our birthday party and surprise party of my best ever friend. I love and very thanks full for my experience and their services. Thanks to one and all. Thanks to family and my dearest friends for giving this trip.
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  • Shasikumar
  • 1 Review
  •  153 readers
  • Verified Traveller
  • 5.0/7
  •  Posted May 28, 2015
I have visited Calicut as a official visit and stay back in Calicut gate hotel. Its very near to Ramanattukara bus stop. Nice reception & good service. Very spacious and excellent parking facilities. Excellent south Indian, north Indian and Chinese dishes. Well furnished rooms with LED TV. I had good food and I had really good sleep. Neat and clean bathrooms.
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Muhammed Nibras

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  • Muhammed Nibras
  • 33 Reviews
  •  48 helpful votes
  •  9341 readers
  • 6.4/7
  •  Posted May 26, 2015
Good location! Ideal to have a relaxing time. It has tasty and delicious food. Rooms are all spacious and hygienic. Located at a short distance from all the major tourist attractions. The rooms are not heavily priced. It can surely fit into anyone's budget. Surely, I will come here again.
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Mrudu Tm

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  • Mrudu Tm
  • Lives in Thiruvananthapuram
  • 6 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  1025 readers
  • 5.1/7
  •  Posted Dec 6, 2014
The day I spent at Calicut was awesome and memorable one to me. The hotel is having pleasant ambiance. The location is also good. The rooms were beautiful, clean and having all facilities. The room services were also good. The staff is very cooperative. Overall it is a nice experience at the hotel.
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Rahul Boopathi

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  • Rahul Boopathi
  • Lives in Erode
  • 52 Reviews
  •  38 helpful votes
  •  11868 readers
  • 6.0/7
  •  Posted Oct 10, 2014
The visit to this destination was a nice and unforgettable experience. The hotel was clean and pleasant, ambiance and location was also good. The staff was good on their service and responded. We had a very happy stay with good service and friendly staffs. Nice clean and neat rooms with nature view also we got a good homely food it was tasty; we loved in staying at this hotel very quite.
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Dharmesh Shah

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  • Dharmesh Shah
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  399 readers
  • 6.5/7
  •  Posted Sep 25, 2014
We went on honeymoon trip and stayed in this hotel. The hotel was luxurious and to our utter surprise provided all the amenities available in five star hotels. Food was delicious & Staff was very cooperative. I would recommend everyone to stay in this hotel while they visit Calicut.
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Rajesh Gopal

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  • Rajesh Gopal
  • Cityslicker
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 21 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  13837 readers
  • 4.2/7
  •  Posted Sep 27, 2013
Normally I check ratings and reviews at tripadvisor before finalising on my stay at Hotels. Our business associate at Calicut took us to the Hotel and by mistake we said Yes and we regretted our decision. Check in was Ok. The property looks large, but rooms are small. I feel the hotel is normally used by people on the road and attached bars seems to be doing roaring business.
Room was just Ok to spend a night, but within minutes we found out that the fan above us is making irritating noise and flush at the washroom is not working properly. We highlighted the problem to Hotel authorities and within minutes they changed our room. Once inside room no.2, we found the flush here too is not working, after our complain no.2, they attended promptly again to fix the issue. We showed our unhappiness, and within minutes they upgraded us to their Suite Room without any additional charges. Suite room was just Ok to spend the night.
We had dinner in our room and food quality was just ok, nothing to write about.
#Staff at the Hotel is very friendly, they tried their best to make our stay comfortable.
We decided to have our breakfast at better place in the morning and we have not regretted
Our decision as food close to the hotel was sumptuous.:).
Overall this hotel just meets expectation of business traveller with less expectation and which
takes less out of your pocket.
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Calicut Gate Hotel Overview

Calicut Gate Hotel is located on CNH Road. The hotel is 12 km away from Calicut Airport. The nearest railhead is Calicut Railway Station, which is 12 km away. The nearest Bus station is Calicut Bus Stand and it is 13km away.

Rooms and Amenities at Calicut Gate Hotel

Overall there are 21 rooms, which include A/c rooms, Standard rooms, Deluxe rooms and Non A/c rooms.

In-room facilities
Room service
Deposit locker
Internet connectivity
Hot & Cold water supply
Other facilities
Credit cards acceptance
Currency exchange service
Fax machine
Doctor on call
Parking facility
Laundry service
Conference hall

Calicut Gate Hotel Address

N.H Road, Ramanattukara

Kerala - 673633

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