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Vatika Guest Home

67 Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry 605012, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

First the pros: location is very close to the promenade and rooms are spacious, aesthetically decorated, and clean. Cons: This place functions like a airbnb without access to the kitchen. When we arrived after a long drive, we were told that the cook is on leave for the whole day. This was certainly not informed to us beforehand. We were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We stayed at Vatika for 2 nights in January 2014. They accommodated our early check-in willingly and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. The room was very clean and had a small balcony. They served basic breakfast of bread and butter, so you have to make arrangements for your own meals. If you walk up to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Located close to the Promenade and the French quarter, Vatika is a beautiful home. Rooms are big and neat and every little thing in this place is with an artistic touch. You cannot expect a hotel-like service here, but this is just like a guest house. Perfect place for families, singles or girls. We just stayed for one night and... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

An amazing guest house , 5 minutes walk from the promenade. Amazing host, clean and beautiful rooms with custom decor. Very very peaceful. That essentially means that the host expects the guests also to maintain a dignified behavior while there, in terms of noise and all. All in all a place which will not disappoint you. The place commands a... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great place for families to stay. They do not allow alcohol in the premises. Very close proximity to the promenade and the French part of Pondy. Very warm and clean place. Breakfast is very minimal, nothing lavish. If you inform them, they serve lunch and dinner as well, but only vegetarian. The staff is very hospitable and helpful. And great... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Homely place to stay,very near to Sea and Ashram.Perfect Home Stay.Rooms are clean and nicely maintained. Home like environment with Mom and GrandMaa's love. Didi here maintains a small handicraft shop with clothes and other hand made items. Didi is doing nice social service by providing employment to needy and selling stuff made by them.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Don't judge a book by its cover. This was the first thought that came to my mind when I entered the guest house! Contrary to what I had expected from its look outside, the room was very aesthetically furnished. With only 2 girls travelling, safety was our primary and most vital requirement. Located on the main road, a stone throw... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Beautiful place to stay in. Quite calm and peaceful. It is near to French colonies and the Ashram and the Promenade. We were 3 friends in all. Although the room was meant for 2 but they made arrangements for a 3rd person in the room as well.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

A perfect Home stay which is more like a home away from home!!! Fantastic place if you are not looking for a place to stay with recreational facilities. Rooms are big, clean and neatly furnished. They have rooms with Kitchenette too. There are no TVs in the room. So, its better suited to people who prefer a calm stay. This... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have stayed there for 2 days, good thing was hours of check-in and -out were flexible, room was clean and neat. What we didnt like was breakfast - typical for auroville followers - bread with jam, bananas and tea. After all day we spent in bus we looked forward for something different...and cold water cooled down our expectations...

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