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Coloniale Heritage Guesthouse

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54 Romain Rolland Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming hosts, nice neat and clean room for great price. Hosts very helpful with ideas of things to do around town. Fantastic location for walking round popular areas of Pondy. Cute roof top social area with view of cathedral. Would stay longer if I could.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coloniale Heritage is a nice homestay in the French colony of Pondicherry. It has very nicely done rooms with lots of charming artefacts. The rooms are clean and bathroom is basic but well maintained. We had an issue with AC in our room and the owner Sabine was kind enough to move us to other room where AC was functioning... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Me and my friend had to leave our room (in another guesthouse in Pondicherry) as we decided to stay longer in town, so we asked around and found this amazing place. We were so surprised to find such a great colonial atmosphere and we fell in love straight away with the room on the second floor. Finally after 2 months... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed here for two nights. I really liked it here. The staff and Sabine were very genuinely friendly and it was very pleasant to stay there. I also liked the free breakfast, it was very tasty. It had a good location, and the Wifi was good. It is close to everything important. THe beds are super comfy as well.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It was my second stay there at Sabine's place, an energetic and smily french owner who knows a lot about Pondi and is very keen to share informations and good tips. Just delightful again. The place is beautiful, the rooms have a breezy balcony with little Tamias (squirrels) visiting you, and it is adapted to our standards for mosquito protection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed in this wonderful guesthouse for 3 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. Each one is it's rooms seems to have a private outside space, and it's a wonderful oasis of calm and tranquility. We were lucky enough to be able to stay in the coloniale suite for one night; simply stunning. The staff and owner are... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights and would have stayed longer had my plans permitted it. Entering the door from the somewhat noisy exterior is entering another world full of plants, quiet, bowls of flowers and a vast collection of memorabilia, obviously collected with love and care. I had a splendid room: terrace with table and chairs, large bed and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed here for one night. The place is beautifully maintained. At a very good price with the location just 5 min away from the beach. This place gave us the proper feel of colonial properties. Location of this property awed us most as every good/recommended places to eat are nearby and mostly walk able. Pros: 1. Spacious rooms 2.... More 

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Nantes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We can recommend this guest house for its charm, its owner, the personnel and its situation. The building is in the old French part of the town. Typical of colonial times and peaceful. The room was clean and we used the huge mosquito net over the bed. The guesthouse is only a few minutes from the tourist spots: two minutes... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed here for a night and the room instantly reminded me of my old home when I was a kid. It is an old colonial building with the rooms decorated with no colonial markings on it. Beautiful place, warm hosts, great location and super service. My room infact had an swing in it :D The place is located optimally... More 

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