Gateway Hotel, Bangalore
66, Residency Road, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025
Place and the hotel is awesome with the good service provided by hotel's staff. So i have given a overall rating 7 out 7 in each parameter, and this hotel is in MG Road and the area was awesome, it was a great stay for me. I want to go again to the same hotel...
I have been staying in Bangalore since 13 years and one of the icons of Bangalore city for me always has been The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road near MG road. I used to always admire the quaint little hotel with amazing restaurants and would wonder how many years it has served Bangalore and it's patrons. I was pleasantly surprised to know recently that it's been in Bangalore for 25 years now! I stayed there with family and was also invited for a sit-down Chef's Special dinner. Our evening started at the lounge bar at The Gateway hotel which is called Sphyre. We were served some amazing starters along with delectable cocktails. My favorite was the Northern Gate Kakori Kebab which was rich, succulent lamb mince which is named after a hamlet near Lucknow. This would just melt in mouth as we were having it! Another favorite was crunchy fried prawn nest. It had the right amount of bite and kick to it which is required for starters to go along with great drinks. One more interesting starter was the maddur vade which was served which had a unique Bangalore touch to it. This was deep fried flat patties made of rice flour, semolina, maida, sliced onion, curry leaves, grated coconut and asafoetida and named after a sleepy town between Bangalore and Mysore. We were treated to some tantalizing Merry Me Cocktails which were made especially for the 25 years celebration. I especially liked the version of Long Island Iced Tea which was made at Sphyre at The Gateway Hotel, Residency Road. Not many bartenders can make this drink perfectly but I was glad that these guys got it right! We interacted with Naren Thimmaiah who is the Executive Chef of The Gateway Hotel Residency Road Bangalore and his energetic and passionate team. He said that for a property that has grown with the city of Bangalore, it has been integral for them to serve dishes which are traditional yet innovative, and they are proud that the hotel has become a landmark for regional cuisine with restaurants like Karavalli. He said his team and he are delighted to showcase a special menu which is a perfect union of the past and the present. After starters and cocktails at Sphyre, we moved to all day dining restaurant GAD (Gateway All Day) where we had a perfect dinner which featured dishes from the good old days of The Peacock Garden and Northern Gate (old restaurants at The Gateway hotel) such as Peacock Garden Lasooni Bhuna Palak with Kulcha and Northern Gate Kakori Kebab and the more contemporary fare available at GAD today like The Original Steak with Potato Mash. My favorite in Non-Vegetarian main course was Active fillet of fish which was herb crusted oven baked fish with sauteed greens, roasted baby potato and grain mustard sauce. I would say this was perfectly cooked fish with the right amount of seasoning and yummy taste. We also tried Peacock Garden butter chicken with butter naan which was Chicken tikkas cooked in gravy of tomatoes and flavoured with fenugreek and garam masala and finished with cream and enne badanekai which was Brinkley cooked in peanut and roasted coconut masala. The highlight of the evening were when we were served an assortment of desserts like potluck dark chocolate mousse, stir caramel custard, saffron rasmalai (cottage dumpling soaked in saffron syrup and chilled to perfection), jamun tart with rabri (gulab jamun served with a difference) and pannacotta (Served sugar free with fresh fruits). What a perfect ending to the silver jubilee celebrations!
This hotel has an awesome location- quite close to MG road and all the main hubs. The hotel has a good appealing lobby with good restaurants. The menu is quite appealing with reasonably priced dishes. The rooms are well-decorated and the good efficient service is worth praising.
Visited Bangalore and stayed at this hotel for a 2 day period. I was pleasantly surprised with the levels of customer service and the rooms here. Awesome staff. Location: The location is near the Central business districts, folks having business engagements in outer parts of the city may find the travel from hotel to their destination a bit cumbersome. Tip: Do not miss the breakfast, it's awesome :)
The hotel is centrally located in "foot-reach" the Brigade and MG Road, the main shopping streets of Bangalore. Distributed around these streets around there are also plenty of restaurants and bars. Good to so again in the evening to come out and defend the feet. The hotel itself is very clean and well equipped. The rooms are spacious, clean and cozy. Room service is one every morning a fresh (sealed) bottle of mineral water in room. The food in the hotel is very good, but the prices in the accompanying restaurant are a bit overpriced in my eyes. In short, the hotel can be highly recommended!
Gateway Hotel is ranked #10 among the 2984 hotels in Bangalore with an average rating of 5.9 out of 7. It is one of the 56, 5-star in Bangalore. It is part of the "The Gateway Hotels" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 31 photos, 149 text reviews and 1 video reviews and is rated top for its Location, Service and Front Office. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 7,700 to Rs 7,700 per night. The hotel offer 98 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Single (51%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 36% of guests enjoy the hotel's colorful local culture, whereas 31% have rated the ambience as scenic nature.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.
Gateway Hotel is located at Residency Road which is approximately 3 Kms from Bangalore Cantt. railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Brigade Road (1 Km), Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Road (1 Km), Cauvery Karnataka State Arts & Crafts Emporium (1 Km), Ebenezer Church (1 Km) and Bangalore Baptist Church (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.
Other amenities include Conference Hall, Laundry Services, Restaurant, Parking Facility and AC. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
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