The Gateway Hotel Ernakulam, Marine Drive
Taj Hotel Cochin, Hotel Taj Residency Kochi

Taj Residency Hotel Cochin is now known as The Gateway Hotel Ernakulam. It is conveniently located on downtown Marine Drive, Ernakulam's busiest commercial hub, the hotel is 45 minutes from the airport. The Taj Hotel Cochin offers some of the best business amenities, restaurants and a view of the backwaters and the Cochin Harbour, making it just the place for business and pleasure.

There are 108 rooms and suites in the hotel. Wi-fi internet connectivity is available throughout the hotel. It has 5 well equipped meeting and event spaces.


While every view from hotel Taj Residency Kochi is different, the things that matter will always be the same-clean bathrooms, comfy beds and modern touches that surprise.

All rooms at the Taj Gateway Cochin offer these amenities:

Wi-Fi internet connectivity
International direct dialling
Voicemail service
Electronic safe

Superior Rooms

Comfortable and stylish, these well appointed rooms feature 32" LCD televisions with satellite television, and washrooms with shower cubicles.

Superior Sea View Rooms

Designed with sophistication and comfort in mind, these rooms come with a separate communication port, a luxurious bed and a thoughtful workspace.

Executive Sea View Rooms

A well designed workspace and views of the backwaters make these rooms the perfect place for the business or leisure traveler.

Deluxe Suites

These suites combine a range of modern amenities with sweeping views of the backwaters, Cochin Harbour and the Arabian Sea.


Whether you've come here for work, play, or a combination of both, we provide all our guests with spaces, services and helpful connections when and where you need them.


24-hour conference assistance
Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel
Audio-visual equipment
Copier / Facsimile facilities
Secretarial services
Currency exchange


Active studio
Swimming pool


Sunset cruises
Ayurvedic massages


From casual, all-day eateries to formal, fine dining, guests can look forward to a wide selection of delectable dishes and refreshing drinks.

Hotel Restaurants


Traditional Indian fare is served in a luxe ambience and decor created to complement the fare.

Lunch: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Dinner: 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Bubble Cafe

The name says it all, this fun cafe faces Kerala's backwater in a see-through dome, offering all-day casual dining and multiple cuisine options with emphasis on southwest coastal cuisine. The only restaurant within the city limits to be open 24X7.

Breakfast: 6:30 am to 10:30 am
Lunch: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Dinner: 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Harbour View

Offering a lively ambience, this retro bar provides picturesque waterfront views.

12:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Event Space

From grand celebrations to intimate business meetings, Taj Residency Hotel Cochin provides an array of options. Whether you're looking for spread out open air venue, cozy conference rooms or mid-size private meeting venues, you're bound to find your ideal venue amongst the five event spaces at the hotel.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Facilities


The largest hall in the city, it is perfect for events, meetings, conferences and incentives. The venue can be extended out onto the adjoining lawns which form a wonderful area for conference lunches, parties and cocktails.


Well suited for small conferences, it accommodates up to 80 people, theatre-style.


Overlooking Cochin Harbour, it seats around 40 people and is perfect for small meetings and gatherings.


Comfortably seating up to 30 people in theatre-style, it is a great option for a private get-together.


With space for up to 20 people it acts as the ideal space for board and committee meetings.

The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam

Marine Drive
Tel: 0484 6673300

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