The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

At a Glance

  • Enjoy stunning views over Madurai City and the Kodai Hills here

  • A true jewel in Southern India’s crown and one of India’s oldest cities, visit the Meenakshi Temple, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World

  • The Gateway is a colonial-style hotel set in beautifully landscaped gardens

  • The Ayurvedic treatments at the hotel help your mind, body and soul unwind

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The climate in southern India shows only slight seasonal variations unlike northern India. Temperatures and humidity remain relatively high all year round in Tamil Nadu, but the best time to usually visit is from November until March. Please note that rainfall is common at any time of the year but the monsoon season has only marginally more precipitation than at any other time.

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Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday to The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai or take a look at our itineraries to Tamil Nadu


15km from Madurai Airport, The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai spans 62 acres. Expect peaceful gardens, a pool and tennis courts as well as an Ayurvedic centre to unwind at. Enjoy the views here of the Meenakshi Temple, Madurai City and Kodai Hills.

The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai is located close to the 17th-century Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal. Just 15km from Madurai Airport, this colonial-style hotel sits at the top of Pasumalai Hill and boasts views overlooking the Kodai Hills.

The hotel has just 63 tasteful rooms, and has a colonial flair about it. We recommend the Superior Rooms which feature large bay windows overlooking the city.

Set within 62 acres of gardens, guests can sit back and relax here after a day's sightseeing. Facilities include a Ayurvedic centre, large swimming pool as well as tennis courts and a gym for those looking to keep active during their stay.

There are also two restaurants to choose from; Harveys Lounge Bar and Vista, which serves up an array of dishes from around the world. Vista is great for Al fresco dining, whilst Harveys Lounge Bar is ideal for a night cap before bed.

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The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai has just 63 rooms which have differ in size and benefit from different views. Choose a Superior Room overlooking the pool and city, or an Executive Room close the Meenakshi Temple. The suites also provide extra space for those who need it.


Children are very welcome to come and stay at The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai, but please be aware there are no specific facilities available for them. Baby cots can be arranged on request.

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Location & directions

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai sits in the south west of the city of Madurai, just 4.5 km from the Hindu Koodal Azhagar Temple and 6km from the 17th-century palace, Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal.

How to get there

Fly into Chennai International Airport. From there, catch a short domestic flight to Madurai. The hotel is just 15km away from Madurai Airport.

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