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The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road
Ranked #32 of 658 Hotels in Bengaluru
Certificate of Excellence
Dhaka, null, Bangladesh
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Good Hotel for Family, Business and Shopping”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed at this Hotel during June, 2013. The location is great. It is very near to the main shopping destination MG road and Brigade road. The ambience is great for the young people.There are a lot of restaurants as well with good variety. We went to theaters as well. The place is very safe and you will hardly feel unsafe even at mid night.

Room Tip: Choose room with pool view and high floor
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 11 November 2013
Dear Hasan,

Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore!

It was our pleasure to have you stay with us in June 2013 and we are happy that you had a good experience at the hotel. Thank you for taking time off to post a positive review of our hotel on TripAdvisor.

We are delighted that you found our hotel place is very safe, good hotel for family and the location is great which is just a few steps away from Shopping Malls, Restaurants, Business place, Theaters, Sapna Book House and the new Bangalore Metro Station.

It gives me immense pleasure to share with you that Glam Media worldwide announces that our ‘Karavalli Restaurant’ has been selected as one of the World Top 100 Restaurants in their present edition of the Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide Guide Book. We are extremely proud of this achievement and seek your support to sustain this achievement and take it up to the next level.

We hope to remain your favourite hotel in Bangalore and look forward to your next visit.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

I have stayed at the Gateway Hotel, Residency Rd. Bangalore twice and the last visit was for a week. The rooms are well furnished and very comfortable, food is good. The hotel staff are very cooperative.
The best part of this hotel is its location, you can enjoy evening walk and shopping on the MG Road and Brigade Road and there is also a movie theater close by.
There are also a number of restaurants in the surroundings.

Overall it has been a very good experience staying at the Gateway Hotel. And I am going to stay with this hotel for another week in November. Looking forward to it :)

Room Tip: Higher floors are good and offer a better view.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 8 November 2013
Dear Baig,

Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore!

We were delighted to have you stay with us twice and we are glad that you had a very good experience at the hotel. Thank you for taking time off to post a positive review of our hotel on TripAdvisor.

We are pleased to see that you found the rooms are well furnished and very comfortable, our staffs were very supportive and food was fine as well you were impressed by the location which was a huge plus.

It is indeed a pleasure to note that you would wish to stay in our hotel again for another week in November 2013, and it would be our pleasure to welcome you again and enhance our quality of service to ensure that you have an excellent experience.

We hope to remain your favourite hotel in Bangalore and look forward to your next visit.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

Went to Bangalore to watch the final one dayer between India and Australia.Arrived at the Hotel before 10 am and room was provided for early check in.Hotel was only 15 minutes away from the Chinnaswamy Stadium and that was a huge plus for me. Rooms are standard sized and it has all amenities we want. Bath room is small in size but adequate. The room didn't have any view as such but i was least bothered about it.Breakfast restaurant is of about 35 covers and the food served was good.I also tried their popular Karavalli restaurant and the ambience here is superb with few outdoor seating.It's not a typical Taj Hotel but has a very boutique feel about it. All in all, my stay here went with out even a tiny hitch.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Thank vinvid
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Dear Vinvid,

We thank you for choosing to stay at Gateway Hotel and also for taking time to share your experience on TripAdvisor.

I am happy to hear that you had a comfortable stay and I appreciate your positive feedback on rooms that are as comfortable with all amenities available. I am pleased to inform you that we have choice of room views – city and swimming pool view, and we will ensure that upon your next visit, room will be allotted as per your preferred view.

I appreciate your positive feedback regarding breakfast at our GAD Restaurant and ambience at our south west coastal cuisine restaurant - Karavalli you experienced was superb.

We are happy that you, as many other guests at the hotel find the city centre location a huge plus.

We thank you once again for your high recommendation of our hotel and look forward to the pleasure of seeing you at the hotel in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

This hotel has been renovated recently and now has very comfortable rooms. The food is super and the breakfast here is one of the best I have had, with enough gluten free options. The hotel is centrally located near brigade road and residency road junction. Plenty of shopping options near by. The restaurant which serves kerala cuisine is a real gem.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled on business
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Thank KayMystic
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 4 November 2013
Dear Kay Mystic,

Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore!

Thank you for giving us an opportunity to serve you during your stay in Bangalore and for posting such a marvelous review of our hotel on TripAdvisor.

I am glad to hear that your stay was excellent and you liked every aspect of the hotel that is, you found our rooms were comfortable, breakfast spread at our GAD Restaurant and food at our south west coastal cuisine restaurant - Karavalli you experienced was superlative. It is guests like you who encourage us to strive for continued excellence and to raise the bar continuously.

I am happy to hear that you were delighted about our great location which is just a few steps away from Shopping Malls, Restaurants, Sapna Book House and the new Bangalore metro station.

We hope to remain your favourite hotel at Bangalore and look forward to your next visit.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Enjoyed my stay here. Was on a business trip to the garden city. Nice comfortable rooms, quite well done. Though the view was not great but that is okay. Conveniently located to my place of work so did not have to trudge through the terrible Banglore traffic except while going to the airport. The coffee shop was good and served an excellent breakfast. The pricing was good. The dinner at the open air restaurant was just amazing. Would surely stay here again when I travel to Banglore in December.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled on business
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Thank parul m
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 4 November 2013
Dear Parul M,

Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore!

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Bangalore and for posting a positive review on TripAdvisor.

It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you liked every aspect of the hotel. I appreciate the positive feedback regarding breakfast spread at our GAD Restaurant, food and ambience at our south west coastal cuisine restaurant - Karavalli you experienced was amazing.

We have made a note of your choice of room view and we will ensure that upon your next visit room will be allotted as per your preferred view (city / pool view).

It gives me immense pleasure to share with you that Glam Media worldwide announces that our ‘Karavalli Restaurant’ has been selected as one of the World Top 100 Restaurants in their present edition of the Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide Guide Book. We are extremely proud of this achievement and seek your support to sustain this achievement and take it up to the next level.

We thank you once again for your high recommendation of our hotel and look forward to the pleasure of seeing you at the hotel in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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Fox River Grove, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

This is an excellent place to stay and its in a great location, They have great food and the staff is always on top of everything. I would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to Bangalore. If yo dont want to eat at the hotel, there are many places close by.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 24 October 2013
Dear Nick Z,

Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore!

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Bangalore and for posting an excellent review on TripAdvisor.

It is indeed a pleasure to hear that you had an excellent stay.

I am thankful to see that you found our food and service was great and you were impressed about our location. Your generous appreciation to all our Associates for their care and consideration has been passed on to them.

It gives me immense pleasure to share with you that Glam Media worldwide announces that our ‘Karavalli Restaurant’ has been selected as one of the World Top 100 Restaurants in their present edition of the Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide Guide Book. We are extremely proud of this achievement and seek your support to sustain this achievement and take it up to the next level.

We thank you once again for your high recommendation of our hotel and look forward to the pleasure of seeing you at the hotel in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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Sligo, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I stayed here for two nights, after coming from Hosur where I was on a business trip, and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. From the moment me and my collegue arrived, were greated with smiles and friendleness from all the staff; waiters, receptionists and security guards (Including the head security man who was very nice and helpful).

I had a nice view of the pool from my room and overall it was very plesant. The restraunt and bar was enjoyable. We had very nice meals there and the staff and chefs were a great laugh. They even let us put on the chefs hats and outfit, and make some Traditional Indian food which involved turning batter mix into boiling vegatable oil and then dipping into sugar surup when cooked.

We also ended up playing guitar and singing when the inhouse singer/dj came down to our table to ask for any requests. He was very friendly as were the managers, and all we met while in Gateway hotel, Bangalore. A*

Room Tip: Get a room on the 3rd floor with a pool view, it also gives a nice view of the surrounding city.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank ej1scanlon
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AlbertRebello, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road, responded to this review, 22 October 2013
Dear Guest,

Greetings from the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore!

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Bangalore and for posting an excellent review on TripAdvisor.

We are really glad to see that you had a great stay and happy with all the facilities available at the hotel.

Nice to hear, that you were delighted about our Chefs Hat Concept. On a regular basis we conduct a ‘Chef’s Hat’ a cookery session at our Restaurant, GAD wherein we invite the in-house guests to co create with our chefs and I thank you for your feedback on this.

Your compliments to all our Associates at the hotel have been conveyed, and thank you for acknowledging their efforts. All of us at the hotel take pride in going that extra mile to create guest delight in each of our interactions.

It gives me immense pleasure to share with you that Glam Media worldwide announces that our ‘Karavalli Restaurant’ has been selected as one of the World Top 100 Restaurants in their present edition of the Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide Guide Book. We are extremely proud of this achievement and seek your support to sustain this achievement and take it up to the next level.

We hope to remain your Favourite hotel at Bangalore and look forward to your next visit.

Warm Regards,

Albert Rebello
General Manager
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Property: The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road
Address: No 66 The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road Residency Road, Bengaluru 560025, India
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Region: India > Karnataka > Bangalore District > Bengaluru
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Bengaluru
#18 Business Hotel in Bengaluru
#29 Family Hotel in Bengaluru
#30 Luxury Hotel in Bengaluru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road 4.5*
Number of rooms: 98
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
•The Gateway Hotel is located in the heart Bangalore’s Business, Shopping and Entertainment district on Residency Road.•Winner of National Tourism Award three years in a row.•Select rooms designated as Green rooms – Part of our EARTH Initiative. ... more   less 
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