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Vatika Guest Home

67 Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry 605012, India
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Vatika Guest Home
Ranked #25 of 113 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Rather than a bnb, it's more like a lovely little home.. I had the room upstairs and it was clean, with comfortable beds and aesthetically decorated.. The Owners are very warm and welcoming and made sure that I had lunch before I left to explore ! The breakfast next day was basic but sufficient.. The Owner also let me use... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Here are the pros and cons to better understand why the review is mixed. Pros: 1. Location: Although not in the French quarter, Vatika is located just at the tip of it. Similar case with regard to the promenade. Also, although it is at the nook of a main road..since it is towards the dead end of it (Yes, this... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Vatika was our second choice, behind Dumas. The reviews here helped make that choice. Its located on one of the pretty streets near the ashram. Its indeed a home rather than an 'inn', a pretty and aesthetic one. We got the top floor rooms. Every nook and corner had a this or a that, very cute. Early morning tea in... More

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Bangalore
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37 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Very near to the Ashram. Ideally located near the promenade within the French Quarter. All comforts of home sans the TV. But who visits Pondi to watch TV anyway? A very neat and clean homestay. Breakfast is basic but the bread is delicious. AC's work well and you do need that in Pondi. The owner Lady is very helpful and... More

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Have stayed at this guest house a couple of times and have found it to be very conveniently located at the northern end of the French Quarter. Rooms are clean and spacious with lovely kadappa flooring. The guest house has a small pantry for coffee and some breakfast - though I'd recommend going out for a heartier breakfast. Cons: No... More

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Northleach, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We stayed one night and had a very attractive, spacious and clean room. The location is good, fairly near the sea, but away from the noisiest area. Breakfast was quite good, although there was no offer of eggs. We ate lunch with the owners which was an interesting experience and the food was good but overpriced for a simple meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

its an amazing place to stay. charming hostess ,good location ,clean and tastefully located rooms. the roof top has a seaview ... :) and its within walkable distance of all major attrctions like the ashram. doesnt have a resturant though .but there many good places to eat around .

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This was my first trip to India and staying at Vatika's Guesthouse was the best choice. The rooms were big, clean, and comfortable, and had a bathroom and shower in every room. I ate delicious meals at the guesthouse and felt well fed everyday. I bought clean, bottled water across the street, and sometimes drank filtered water from the house.... More

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Also Known As:
Vatika Guest Home Hotel Pondicherry
Vatika Guest Home Hotel
Address: 67 Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry 605012, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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Ranked #25 of 113 B&Bs / Inns in Pondicherry
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