HOTELS IN MUMBAI NEAR GATEWAY OF INDIA
Gateway of India also called the ‘Taj Mahal of Mumbai’ stands tall at Colaba area of Mumbai and is visited by tourists from all over the world. Its likeness among national and local tourists is equivalent. This iconic monument was built in 1924 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary and to welcome visitors from the sea. To reach Gateway, several BEST buses are available from all over the city. If travelling by local train, one has to get down at Churchgate, from where the Gateway is at a short walk. The distance from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 26 kilometres and Mumbai Central Railway Station is approximately 7 kilometres from Gateway of India.One can easily find good budget hotels near Gateway of India, Mumbai with clean rooms and basic amenities. There also are several good two star, three star, business hotels and family hotels close to Gateway of India, Mumbai that are ideal for those travelling in big groups. All Treebo hotels have beautiful interiors and a few also overlook the beautiful Marine Drive and buzzing streets. There are umpteen good places to try out various cuisines in this area. A few popular ones are Sea Lounge, Pizza Express, Malasa Kraft, Golden Dragon, Harbour Bar and Bademiya.The locality is buzzing with activity round the clock and has several vendors selling hot and freshly made local dishes which are a must try for those who are fond of something different. For shoppers, the various options are Taj Shopping Arcade, CR 2, Metro Plaza, High Street Phoenix, Colaba Market and Dubash Market. There is a good chance of finding good casual wear and latest accessories at very affordable prices in local markets here. Other popular landmarks and destination for tourists are Elephanta Caves, Gateway of India Pigeon Enclave, Veer Mata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo, Mahakali Caves, Flora Fountain and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.